Margot Robbie Joins 'Mary, Queen Of Scots'
Margot Robbie has signed on to "Mary, Queen of Scots", the upcoming historical biopic starring Saoirse Ronan as Mary Stuart. The "Suicide Squad" star will be playing Queen Elizabeth I.
Report: 'Fast And Furious' Spin-Off Being Considered
According to Variety, Universal is reportedly considering expanding the "Fast And The Furious" universe with a spin-off featuring fan favourite characters played by Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham and Charlize Theron. Talks are in preliminary stages without any of the stars on board at this time.
Ricky Martin Is 'Livin' La Vida Loca'
Ricky Martin is getting his own reality show! The untitled docu-series follows Martin's journey as a performer and parent ahead of his Las Vegas residency.
It was recently revealed the Puerto Rican singer would have a role on FX’s "Versace: American Crime Story".
Michael B. Jordan In 'Fahrenheit 451'
Michael B. Jordan is set to star in HBO Film's new adaptation of the iconic sci-fi novel "Fahrenheit 451".
But Jordan isn't the only big name signed on for the movie...
Michael Shannon In The Mix
Michael Shannon will also star in the new "Fahrenheit 451" movie, directed by Ramin Bahrani who Shannon worked with on "99 Homes".
‘Captain Marvel’ Lands Directing Duo
Anna Boden will become the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s first female director when she and directing partner Ryan Fleck take on “Captain Marvel” with Brie Larson. The indie directors previously worked together on “Half Nelson” starring Ryan Gosling, along with the Ryan Reynolds crime thriller “Mississippi Grind”.
Will Smith May Grant Wishes In ‘Aladdin’
Will Smith is in early talks to star as the Genie in Disney’s live action take on “Aladdin”, directed by Guy Ritchie. Smith was previously in consideration for a role in Tim Burton’s live action “Dumbo” but ultimately, a role didn’t materialize for the star.
Sofia Vergara Headed To 'Emoji Movie'
"Modern Family" star Sofia Vergara has signed on to "Emoji Movie", the upcoming animated film about an emoji who has trouble emoting. Vergara made the announcement on Instagram by posting a photo of herself alongside her animated character, Flamenco Dancer.
Rosamund Pike To Star In Biopic About War Reporter
Rosamund Pike ("Gone Girl") will play war reporter Marie Colvin in an upcoming biopic. Colvin covered every major conflict in the world until losing her life during a 2012 rocket attack in Syria.
Kevin Spacey To Host 2017 Tony Awards
Tony and Oscar-winning actor Kevin Spacey is set to host the 71st Annual Tony Awards on June 11.
Riz Ahmed Joins ‘The Sisters Brothers’
Riz Ahmed will join Jake Gyllenhaal, Joaquin Phoenix and John C. Reilly in the big screen adaptation of Canadian author Patrick deWitt’s “The Sisters Brothers”.
Amy Schumer's Feeling Pretty
Amy Schumer recently dropped out of the "Barbie" movie but hasn't wasted any time finding a new project.
Schumer will star in and produce the comedy, "I Feel Pretty", which is written and to be directed by Abby Kohn and Marc Silverstein.
Details of the film's plot have yet to be released.
Is Carmen Sandiego Coming Back?
A new report from Tracking Board suggests Netflix is rebooting the character of Carmen Sandiego in a new animated series. "Jane the Virgin" star Gina Rodriguez is rumoured to be voicing the show's titular character.
Kevin Hart To Co-Write And Star In New 'Night School' Comedy
Kevin Hart is set to star in the upcoming comedy "Night School" for Universal Pictures. The 37-year-old comedian also co-wrote the new project and will produce the film.
Plans For New New ‘Labyrinth’ Movie Revealed
Fede Alvarez, the director the horror film “Don’t Breathe” will tackle a movie based on the 1986 Jim Henson cult classic, “Labyrinth”. Henson’s daughter Lisa is set to produce. The new film will not feature David Bowie’s iconic character, Jareth the Goblin King, but will be a continuation of the story set within the same universe created by Henson.
Shania Twain Headed For ‘The Voice’
Five-time Grammy winner Shania Twain will serve as a key advisor to the contestants on "The Voice".
The Canadian-born country superstar's episode of the reality show will air April 24.
Keanu Reeves Stars in TV Series "Swedish Dicks, Private Investigators'
Keanu Reeves has been cast in "Swedish Dicks, Private Investigators", a comedy series about an ex-stuntman stuck in the past and a Swedish DJ stuck in the digital world. Together they solve some of LA's most bizarre cases. Season one will premiere this fall with 10 episodes.
Dolph Lundren Joins 'Aquaman'
Dolph Lundgren has joined the cast of "Aquaman", starring Jason Momoa is starring as the titular underwater superhero. The "Expendables" star is the latest addition to a cast that includes Amber Heard, Nicole Kidman, Patrick Wilson,
Willem Dafoe, Yahya Abdul-Mateen and Temuera Morrison. Lundgren will play King Nereus of the aquatic kingdom of Xebel, who claims is hellbent on killing Aquaman.
Donald Sutherland To Play J. Paul Getty In FX's 'Trust'
Emmy and Golden Globe winner Donald Sutherland is set to star as J. Paul Getty In FX's "Trust".
The founder and patriarch of the Getty dynasty, J. Paul Getty III negotiated the release of his kidnapped grandson
The Founder and Patriarch of The Getty Dynasty Who Negotiated For The Release of His Kidnapped Grandson J. Paul Getty III
10 Episode Limited Series From Academy Award® Winning Team of Danny Boyle,
Simon Beaufoy, and Christian Colson Begins Production In June
For Premiere on FX in January 2018
LOS ANGELES, April 12, 2017 – Emmy® and Golden Globe® winner Donald Sutherland will star as J. Paul Getty, the great oil man and founder of the Getty family dynasty, in FX’s Trust. Architect of the great family fortune, and of its misfortunes too, Getty was one of the twentieth century’s most iconic and enigmatic figures, and a man of endless contradictions – a billionaire who washed his own socks; a visionary who dreamed of a dynasty, but who was baffled by family.
Josh Brolin Is Cable In 'Deadpool 2'
The most anticipated casting news this year, Josh Brolin has nabbed the role of Cable in "Deadpool 2".
Brolin beat out shortlist contenders like Michael Shannon, "Stranger Things" star David Harbour, rumoured choices Russell Crowe and Brad Pitt and fan favourites like Keira Knightley.
No word yet on how Marvel is going to move around Brolin's other comic universe character, "Avengers"' big bad Thanos, as the studio says his deal is for four films.
David Leitch is set to direct the sequel that is set for a June production start in Vancouver.
Benedict Cumberbatch May Play A Wall Street Con Man
Benedict Cumberbatch is in negotiations to play real-life Wall Street con man Christian Karl Gerhartsreiter, an imposter who posed as a member of the wealthy Rockefeller family, conning his way into various jobs, a marriage and elite social circles.
Jude Law Joins ‘Harry Potter’ Universe
Jude Law is set to play a young Albus Dumbledore in the “Fantastic Beasts And Were To Find Them” sequel.
‘Grace And Frankie’ Adds Lisa Kudrow
Lisa Kudrow will join season four of the just-renewed Netflix series “Grace and Frankie”. She’ll play the Grace’s manicurist who threatens to drive a wedge between the titular characters played by Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin.
Ludacris Gets 'Fear Factor' Hosting Gig
"Fear Factor" is making a comeback.
MTV has revived the hit reality show and rapper Ludacris has signed on as host.
‘This Is Us’ Star Joins ‘Bad Moms’ Sequel
“This Is Us” star Justin Hartley will join Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell and Kathryn Hahn in the comedy sequel “Bad Moms Christmas”.
John Legend To Voice And Produce Virtual Reality Series 'Rainbow Crow'
John Legend: Singer, actor and now virtual reality star.
Legend has signed on to both produce and lend his voice to the upcoming virtual reality series "Rainbow Crow". The series is inspired by Native American folklore and is about a bird with a marvellous voice who goes on a journey to try and bring light back into a dark world.
The first installment of the series is set to premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival this month.
Nazneen Contractor To Star In Legal Thriller
Canadian actress Nazneen Contractor has landed a key role alongside Denzel Washington, Colin Farrell and “Moonlight” star Ashton Sanders in the legal thriller “Inner City”. The “Ransom” star will play an assistant district attorney opposite Washington.
Adam Levine To Tee Off With His Own Golf Show
As if he's not busy enough with two seasons per year of "The Voice" and touring/recording with Maroon 5, Adam Levine is now taking his love of golf to the small screen with a new series.
Woodley And Teller To Reunite Onscreen
Shailene Woodley and Miles Teller have appeared together in four films, and are about to make it five. In addition to co-starring in "Divergent" and its two sequels, as well as The project is called Adrift and is based on a true story of “a woman who sets off on a sailing trip to Tahiti with her fiance. But after a massive storm, the woman finds herself alone at sea with her boat in ruins.”
Ricky Martin Lands TV Gig
Ricky Martin has been cast in “Versace: American Crime Story” alongside Penelope Cruz, Edgar Ramirez and Darren Criss. Martin will star as Versace’s long-time partner Antonio D’Amico in the look at the fashion designer’s 1997 slaying.
Billie Lourd Tapped For 'American Horror Story'
Having completed two seasons of Ryan Murphy's "Scream Queens", Billie Lourd has been cast in one of the leading roles in the upcoming seventh season of Murphy's "American Horror Story". As always, details about the upcoming season are being kept under lock and key, although "AHS" exec producer Tim Minear has teased that executive producer Tim Minear teased that the new season's plot came from a “completely bats**t” idea.
Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Steve Carell In Talks For Dick Cheney Biopic
He tackled the economic crisis of 2008 in "The Big Short", and now director Adam McKay is ready to take on a biopic about controversial former U.S. Vice-President Dick Cheney. Sources tell Variety that Christian Bale is in talks to star as Cheney, while Steve Carell would play former Secretary of State Donald Rumseld and Amy Adams would portray Cheney's wife, Lynn.
‘Teen Wolf’ Star Joins ‘Jane The Virgin’
“Teen Wolf” star Tyler Posey will appear on “Jane The Virgin” in a multi-episode arc in the series’ fifth season. His role is being kept under wraps for now, but he will appear as someone from Jane’s (Gina Rodriguez) past. He’s set to make his debut on the season four finale.
‘American Ninja Warrior’ Reveals Celeb Edition Cast
Stephen Amell, Derek Hough, Erika Christensen and Mena Suvari are among the celebrities announced to compete in a special celeb edition of “American Ninja Warrior”. The special will air as part of NBC’s Red Nose Day programming on May 25.
Jeffrey Dean Morgan Joins The Rock In ‘Rampage’
“The Walking Dead” star Jeffrey Dean Morgan will join Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson in the upcoming monster movie “Rampage”, based on the popular 1980s arcade game. Morgan will play a supporting role in the movie as a covert government agent.
Jim Carrey Returns To Drama In 'True Crime'
Jim Carrey is ready to once again shift from comedy to more serious fare in "True Crime", an upcoming feature film "based on a New Yorker article about the homicide investigation of a slain businessman and the novelist eventually convicted of the murder."
Michael Keaton In Talks For 'Dumbo' Role
Michael Keaton is reportedly in talks to play the villain in Disney's upcoming live-action remake of "Dumbo". If the deal gets done, the "Birdman" Oscar-winner will play a man who acquires the circus in order to exploit the lovable flying elephant.
Showcase Adds Another 'Traveler'
Fans (and CanCon) will be happy to hear that Enrico Colantoni will join the cast for the second season of 'Travelers', Showcase's hit sci-fi drama. The 'Veronica Mars'/'Flashpoint' alum will play Vincent, whose allegiances have yet to be drawn. The actor made the announcement April 4, alongside fellow Canadian (and 'Traveler') Eric McCormack. Season 2 is set to premiere this fall.
John Travolta Tapped For 'Speed Kills'
Following his role as O.J. defense attorney in FX's "The People v O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story', John Travolta has signed on to play speed boat racing champion Don Aronow in the biopic "Speed Kills". Said Travolta of his new role: “I like biopic films. They are fascinating to me and real-life characters are always interesting to play…this is a great story.”
Armie Hammer Joins ‘Freakshift’
Armie Hammer will join Oscar-winner Alicia Vikander in “Freakshift”, an action-thriller about a group of police officers who hunt down nocturnal underground monsters.
Rainn Wilson Boards 'Discovery'
Rainn Wilson has signed on for CBS All Access’ all-new “Star Trek: Discovery” series. The former “The Office” star is set to take on the role of conman Harry Mudd, who briefly appeared in two episodes of the 1960s version of the show.
“Discovery” will feature a new ship and characters, and entirely new missions while maintaining similar ideologies of former editions.
Channing Tatum To Get Animated For Netflix
Channing Tatum will be providing the voice of George Washington in Netflix's upcoming animated feature "America: The Motion Picture". Don't expect a "Schoolhouse Rock" vibe, though; the edgy project is described as an "R-rated revisionist history tale about the founding of the country."
Joss Whedon Takes On Batgirl
"Avengers" writer Joss Whedon takes on another superhero, this time he'll write and direct the story about Batgirl.
Whedon is famous for writing the screenplay of "Avengers", "Avengers: Age of Ultron" and even earned an Oscar nod for the screenplay of "Toy Story".
Amy Poehler And Nick Offerman Reunite For New Series
Former "Parks and Recreation" co-stars Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman will be reuniting for “The Handmade Project,” described as "a competition series that celebrates artisanship and the makers who can create amazing things with their hands ... and a few tools too." The duo will host the show, which will see crafty competitors making all manner of items, with Poehler and Offerman serving as hosts. No premiere date has yet been set for the six-episode series.
Andrew Garfield Back To War
"Hacksaw Ridge" star Andrew Garfield will star in and produce "Black Lion", a movie about the life and controversial death of war correspondent Carlos Mavroleon. The war correspondent left his lucrative life as a Wall Street trader to become a war correspondent in Afghanistan. The film will depict his last assignment for "60 Minutes", where he was tasked with sneaking into Afghan tribal territories.
Mavroleon was one of the first journalists to discover the link between Pakistan and the Al Qaida/Taliban axis. He was found dead, soon after, in a motel room days later under mysterious circumstances.
Billy Off The Street
Comedian Billy Eichner, best known for his man-on-the street series "Billy on the Street", is on board for season seven of "American Horror Story". Eichner will play a close confidante of Paulson’s character and will mostly wear mysterious tank tops.
Matthew Morrison Joins 'Grey's Anatomy' Cast
Former “Glee” star Matthew Morrison will be stepping into the halls of Grey Sloan Memorial before season 13 of “Grey’s Anatomy” comes to a close. According to E!, Morrison has signed on for a guest star role and his latest Instagram Story reveals his character’s name. “I don’t think I can say what I’m on yet, but my name is Dr. Paul Stadler,” he tells his fans.
Pharrell's Life As A Musical
Broadway director Michael Mayer will mastermind a new Fox Musical based on the life story of Pharrell Williams.
The project is currently called "Atlantis" and is described as a musical-Romeo and Juliet style story inspired by Williams’ childhood in Virginia Beach.
The Galaxy Awaits Stallone And Rosenbaum
It has been confirmed that “Rocky Balboa” star Sylvester Stallone and Michael Rosenbaum will be a part of the cast of “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.” Neither role has been revealed just yet, however in a podcast interview with The Adam Carolla show, director James Gunn said, “We do have a couple characters that are very important to the Marvel Universe who are going to make their debut in Guardians Vol. 2, which people don’t know about. Sylvester Stallone plays one of these characters.”
Amy Schumer, Nicole Kidman In New Dramedy
Actresses Amy Schumer and Nicole Kidman will star in the new comedy drama "She Came to Me" alongside Steve Carell.
The movie is said to be a "multi-generational story about family and the complexities of modern life with a through line of two intertwining love sagas."
Joseph Gordon-Levitt And Channing Tatum Unite
Joseph Gordon-Levitt is teaming up with Channing Tatum for an upcoming movie musical, Variety reports. Gordon-Levitt is slated to star in the R-rated film, currently titled “Wingmen” and is also in talks to direct the Universal picture.
The project tells the story of two pilots who crash-land in Las Vegas and will see the stars cover top 100 hits while delivering NSFW humour.
Colin Farrell Eyeing ‘Dumbo’
Colin Farrell is in talks to join Tim Burton’s live-action “Dumbo” movie for Disney. Eva Green and Danny DeVito are already on board the project, based on the 1941 animated film.
‘The King Of Queens’ Reunion
Leah Remini will join her former “King Of Queens” TV husband Kevin James on the season finale of “Kevin Can Wait”. The two-part finale will air on Global on Monday, May 1 and Monday, May 8 at 8 p.m. ET/PT.
Eliza Dushku Signs On For 'Bull'
Eliza Dushku is set to appear in three episodes of CBS’ “Bull”. Starting May 9, Dushku steps into the role of J.P. Nunnelly, the head of a criminal defence firm in New York who steps in to replace a team member facing prison time.
Dushku's three-episode arc comes with the opportunity to join the cast permanently as a series regular.