Afternoon Links: Sherlock’s Probably Sticking Around for AwhilePBS
When your seasons (OK, “SERIES”) are three episodes long, they tend to end before you’ve even sat down. So Cumberbitches and Sherlock aficionados will be pleased to know that the BBC show’s fourth and fifth seasons are already plotted out. “So we have got plans — but our plans don’t tend to be ‘Let’s blow up the world or cast the most famous person in the world.’ They tend to be ‘What exciting twists and turns can we add to this?’ And I think we’ve got some crackers!” says co-creator Steven Moffat, who also adds that the new ideas are, in his humble, Scottish opinion, “the best we’ve ever had.”
Here’s the new trailer for Fading Gigolo, starring Woody Allen and John Turturro, written and directed by Turturro.
Charlie Wilson might record his own full version of “Bound 2.” (And he’s making a new album with the help of Justin Timberlake, Kanye, and Pharrell.)
Zoe Saldana will star in NBC’s miniseries remake of Rosemary’s Baby.
Open City author Teju Cole presented a short story on Twitter solely through carefully planned retweets.
And this montage of Wes Anderson’s slo-mo shots won’t delay you till The Grand Budapest Hotel, but it’ll be nice to watch for four minutes. [via]
Coachella-imploders Outkast are reportedly booked for New York’s Governors Ball in June, too.
A producer on Guardians of the Galaxy says it’s reminiscent of 1950s sci-fi, “colorful and bright and pulpy, but it’s also lived-in and grounded.”
Check out Jessica Chastain as Merida from Brave.
8-Bit Cinema carries on with Pulp Fiction. [via]
KFC copycat alert: “The name ‘Independent Film Channel’ has been legally retired and IFC as an acronym now stands for nothing.”
Meanwhile, the WWE is launching its own network.
And Kimmel’s beard has vanished, but in its stead is a sort of spiritual successor to Celebrities Read Mean Tweets.