James Spader on Why It’s Fun to Be Bad in ‘The Blacklist’

Spader recently talked to the Huffington Post about his character and what drew him to play the role of Red. “He amused me,” Spader said. “He has such a strange and enigmatic life and I like the fact that the show could surprise you and be sort of thrilling and yet at the same time, have a sense of humor and irreverence.” Continue @ buddytv.com

James Spader Talks The Blacklist

PREMIUM: James Spader, who stars in The Blacklist, coming to NBC this fall, talks exclusively to TV Drama about this new role and his love of acting. Continue @ worldscreen.com

‘The Blacklist’ Premiere: First Look At The Opening Scene

NBC’s “The Blacklist” premieres Mon., Sept. 23 at 10 p.m. ET, and HuffPost TV has an exclusive preview of the opening scene from the first episode to whet your appetite for James Spader’s villainous return to TV. Continue @ huffingtonpost.com

Spader sports new look for promising fall thriller ‘The Blacklist’

In real life, James Spader doesn’t seem all that menacing. He’s downright cheerful as he arrives for an interview, playfully doffing his summer-ish fedora and placing it on a table on top of a reporter’s digital recorder. Hatless, however, the newly shorn Spader has a decidedly different look. Continue @ ottawacitizen.com

Joss Whedon Calls James Spader His ‘First And Only Choice’ For Villain Role

We were all a bit surprised when Marvel announced that James Spader, best known recently for TV shows like “The Office” and “Boston Legal,” would be providing Ultron with his voice in 2015’s “Avengers: Age of Ultron.” Maybe we thought Marvel would get a big name actor for the role, or maybe we thought they’d have Paul Bettany turn Tony Stark’s A.I. JARVIS to the dark side. Either way, James Spader was completely off our radar, but not writer/director Joss Whedon’s. Keep reading @ mtv.com

5 Fall Shows We Love: We Want to Join James Spader on The Blacklist

James Spader is so good at being bad (and creepy and intimidating), that we’d follow him straight into the gates of TV hell. NBC’s new drama The Blacklist doesn’t take us quite that far, but almost. Keep reading @ eonline.com

Fall Preview: James Spader Is NBC’s Most Wanted in The Blacklist

Three-time Emmy winner James Spader is back on TV, but this time, the Boston Legal vet is on the dark side of the justice system. Keep reading @ tvguide.com

NBC’s ‘The Blacklist’ marks James Spader as a criminal mastermind

James Spader returns to the small screen as a sinister villain who makes the FBI an offer it can’t refuse. Keep reading @ latimes

James on The Today Show on NBC next week!

Monday, September 23
(7-9 a.m.): James Spader talks about The Blacklist.
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James on Jimmy Fallon next week

LATE NIGHT WITH JIMMY FALLON, NBC
Fr 9/20: James Spader, Kate Upton, Neal Preston, Ilan Hall
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