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.
Gyllenhaal Boards ISIS Drama
Jake Gyllenhaal is reuniting with his “Life” director Daniel Espinosa for a big screen adaptable of the Rolling Stone article, “The Anarchists vs. ISIS”.
Gyllenhaal and his Ninestories production partner Riva Marker are stepping in as producers on the picture, as well as Bold Films’ Michel Litvak and Gary Michael Walters.
Written by Seth Harp, the Rolling Stone article tells the true story of a group of American volunteers and outcasts who have joined the Kurdish militia in their fight against ISIS in Syria.
'Where'd You Go' Kristen Wiig?
Kristen Wiig is in talks to join Cate Blanchett for the movie adaptation of the best-selling novel "Where'd You Go, Bernadette?"
Wiig will play an uptight mom who likes to make life difficult for Bernadette, played by Blanchett.
Kyle Chandler's Big 'Game Night'
Emmy Award-winner Kyle Chandler is set to play the successful, better looking brother of Jason Batemen's character in the new comedy "Game Night".
The "Bloodline" actor, 51, will play alongside Batemen and Rachel McAdams in a plot about a murder mystery night turned real.
Brie Larson To Play First Female U.S. Presidential Candidate
Oscar winner Brie Larson will star in the biopic “Victoria Woodhull”. The film will tell the story of how Woodhull became the first female to be nominated for and run for President Of The United States in 1872, 40 years before women acquired the right to vote.
David Boreanaz Joins CBS Navy Seal Drama
As "Bones" is coming to a close, David Boreanaz is looking for his next venture.
The actor has been tapped to lead the upcoming CBS Navy SEAL drama. Boreanaz replaces Jim Caviezel who dropped out over creative differences.
The Road Beckons For Evan Rachel Wood And Alison Pill
Girl Power! Evan Rachel Wood is set to make her directorial debut with a "road trip" movie, lining up an impressive cast that includes Alison Pill, Cynthia Erivo and Jenny Slate.
Reality Star Yolanda Hadid Lands New Series
“Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills” star Yolanda Hadid will lead a new reality series about teen models for Lifetime. Hadid will put her former modelling skills to use as she coaches models on and off the catwalk as part of a team of experts as the girls compete for a modelling contract with IMG Models - the same agency that represents her daughters, Gigi and Bella Hadid.
Rob Lowe's Family Affair
Executive Producer Rob Lowe will star in a new investigative non-fiction mystery series with his two boys!
"The Lowe Files" follows the actor and his two sons, Matthew and John Owen, as they travel through the country to explore infamous unsolved mysteries.
Colin Farrell In Talks For Iran-Contra Miniseries
Colin Farrell is in talks to play Oliver North in a miniseries for Amazon set during the Iran-Contra scandal in the mid-1980s. He'll reteam with Yorgos Lanthimos, director of "The Lobster" for the series.
Penelope Cruz To Play Donatella Versace
“Versace: American Crime Story” has cast Penelope Cruz as fashion icon Donatella Versace in the third installment of the anthology TV series. She joins the already-cast Edgar Ramirez as Gianni Versace and Darren Criss, who will play the designer’s murderer, Andrew Cunanan.
Chris Evans Set For ‘Red Sea Diving Resort’
Chris Evans will star as a charming Israeli agent in the 1981-set drama “Red Sea Diving Resort”. The film will tell the story of the rescue and transportation of Ethiopian Jews to Israel.
Robert Downey Jr. To Play Doctor Doolittle
Robert Downey Jr. will star as Doctor Doolittle in a big screen adaptation of the 1920s series of children’s books. The story will follow the eccentric doctor who claims he can communicate with animals.
Kevin James Lands Netflix Stand-Up Special
Kevin James will headline a stand-up special for Netflix, coming to the streaming platform in 2018.
Alyssa Milano To Star In 'Insatiable'
Alyssa Milano is taking on a major role in the upcoming CW pilot, “Insatiable”. Starring alongside Dallas Roberts and Debby Ryan, the drama was inspired by the true story of a Souther lawyer and top beauty pageant coach Bill Alverson.
Kate McKinnon And Mila Kunis In Talks To Star As Spies
Lionsgate is in talks with Kate McKinnon and Mila Kunis to star in "The Spy Who Dumped Me," an Imagine Entertainment comedy that Susanna Fogel will direct.
All we know right now is that McKinnon and Kunis could be playing best friends who become tangled in an international conspiracy when one of the women discovers the boyfriend who dumped her was actually a spy.
‘Mission: Impossible 6’ Casts Henry Cavill
“Man of Steel” star Henry Cavill has joined the cast of “Mission: Impossible 6.” The announcement was confirmed via an Instagram post from director Christopher McQuarrie.
“Say, @henrycavill. Had a thought. Curious if you’re interested in a role in the 6th installment of Mission Impossible. No pressure", the filmmaker captioned the post.
The story plot has not been disclosed but sources say Cavill will play the right-hand man to the head of Tom Cruise's unit.
Emily VanCamp Returns To TV
Canadian actress Emily VanCamp returns to the small screen as the female lead of Fox's new drama "The Resident".
The "Avengers" actress will play nurse Nicolette in a drama revolving around an idealistic young doctor's first day under the supervision of a brilliant senior resident.
'Rampage' Movie In Talks To Cast Malin Akerman
According to The Hollywood Reporter, actress Malin Akerman is in talks to star alongside Dwayne Johnson and Naomie Harris in the "Rampage" movie, an adaptation of the classic Midway arcade game.
Tom Hardy Seals The Deal
Netflix has picked up “War Party”, an adventure project that actor Tom Hardy will star in. Movie details are few but looks to be based on true events and real-life navy seals.
Jessica Pare Lands Role In Navy SEAL Drama
Former "Mad Men" star Jessica Pare has snagged a series regular role opposite Jim Caviezel in CBS' untitled Navy SEAL drama pilot. Pare will pay the role of Mandy, a brilliant CIA analyst committed to ridding the world of evil.
Jennifer Aniston To Star In New Anne Fletcher Film
Jennifer Aniston has landed a leading role in the new Anne Fletcher-directed comedy "Dumplin'". Aniston, 48, will play mother to Willowdean, a confident, plus-sized teen girl who goes to great lengths to spite her mom.
John Krasinski + Emily Blunt Find 'A Quiet Place'
Set to write, direct and star in "A Quiet Place", John Krasinski's picked a killer co-star to boot: wife, Emily Blunt!
While the plot of the film is being kept under wraps (Krasinski reportedly re-wrote a version originally penned by Scott Beck & Bryan Woods) it will mark his first major studio directorial release, as well as the first time the pair have appeared on screen together (they're both credited in "The Muppets", but never shared a scene).
Missy Peregrym Joins Season 2 Of 'Van Helsing'
Dracula is about to meet a member of the "Rookie Blue" team.
Missy Peregrym has joined the cast of the second season of Syfy’s "Van Helsing" as a new series regular alongside Kelly Overton.
Emmy Rossum Joins 'Hard Powder'
Emmy Rossum is getting a little less shameless.
Rossum has joined the cast of "Hard Powder" alongside Liam Neeson. The revenge-action-thriller is a remake of the 2014 Norwegian film, "In Order of Disappearance" from director Hans Petter Moland. Moland is also directing the remake.
Paula Patton And Terrence Howard To Star In '.38'
Paula Patton and "Empire" star Terrence Howard have signed on for the big-screen crime-thriller ".38", which also stars Mike Epps. The film follows a rookie cop in St. Louis as he spends his first night on the job. After a fellow cop is brutally killed, he experiences the bonds of loyalty, work and family that bring the cops together, regardless of race. Filming is expected to being in May.
Benedict Cumberbatch Is Prepping ‘How To Stop Time'
“Doctor Strange” star Benedict Cumberbatch has lined up yet another film project.
The actor’s own SunnyMarch production company has teamed up with StudioCanal to pick up the film rights to “How to Stop Time”, the forthcoming book from adult and children's author Matt Haig.
Cumberbatch will play Tom Hazard, a man who may look like an ordinary 41-year-old but who has an extremely rare condition and has been alive for centuries.
Iain Armitage to play young Sheldon Cooper
It's happening! "The Big Bang Theory" spinoff "Young Sheldon" has been ordered straight to series.
From Chuck Lorre and Steven Molaro, the creators of "The Big Bang Theory," the series will focus on the childhood of Sheldon Cooper at age 9. He's living with his family in East Texas and will go through the trials and tribulations of childhood.
"Big Little Lies" star Iain Armitage is set to play the brainiac.
Susan Sarandon Joins Season 5 Of 'Ray Donovan'
With a major season-long recurring role, Oscar winner Susan Sarandon will play Samantha Winslow in the hit Showtime show “Ray Donavan” opposite Liev Schreiber.
Bobby Cannavale Joins 'Mr. Robot'
Bobby Cannavale (HBO's "Vinyl) will be joining the cast of "Mr. Robot" when the critically acclaimed drama (which airs in Canada on Showcase) returns in October. In addition, B.D. Wong (who appeared in season two as thge engimatic transgender leader or
Rachel Bilson And Kaitl Doubleday Join 'Nashville'
Former "O.C" star Rachel Bilson and "Empire"'s Kaitlin Doubleday are headed to Nashville!
The actresses will make their debut in the second half of season five. No descriptions were provided for the characters, but both Bilson and Doubleday dropped hints about their roles when they announced it on social media.
‘Deadpool 2’ Finds Its Domino
Ryan Reynolds revealed that “Atlanta” actress Zazie Beetz will join him in “Deadpool 2”. She’ll play Domino, a former mercenary with the ability to manipulate luck, eventually joining the X-Men.
TV Faves To Star In "A Kid Like Jake"
Jim Parsons and Claire Danes will star in a film adaptation of "A Kid Like Jake", Daniel Pearle's play that explores early childhood gender identity.
Fred Savage To Host Game Show Series 'Child Support'
Fred Savage has signed on as the host of Ricky Gervais' new game show "Child Support". The new, high-stakes series will feature adult contestants and hilarious interactions between the clever Gervais and a group of five kids (age 6-9). "When I'm stumped, I turn to Google and my kids. I had no idea there was a television show in that, but now that there is, I'm thrilled to be a part of it," Savage said of his involvement in the show.
Colm Feore Will Go ‘Behind Enemy Lines’
Canadian actor Colm Feore will join Nestor Carbonell for the naval drama “Behind Enemy Lines”. The TV series is a reboot of the 2001 movie starring Gene Hackman and Owen Wilson.
Dakota Johnson Leads 'Unfit' Court Room Drama
"Fifty Shades" star Dakota Johnson has sworn in as the lead star of Amazon's upcoming court room drama "Unfit". Johnson, 27, will also serve as the picture's executive producer. Amazon Studios won a multi-studio bid on the picture based on Adam Cohen’s book Imbeciles: The Supreme Court, American Eugenics, and the Sterilization of Carrie Buck.
Laverne Cox Scores Leading Role In New Comedy
"Orange is the New Black" trailblazer Laverne Cox has signed on for a leading role in ABC's new comedy pilot "The Trustee". Produced by Elizabeth Banks, the one hour pilot from "The Smurfs" writers Jay Scherick and David Ronn will star Cox and Meaghan Rath.
Patricia Clarkson Joins Amy Adams In 'Sharp Objects'
Oscar-nominated actress Patricia Clarkson has secured a starring role, alongside Amy Adams, in HBO's adaption of "Sharp Objects". The source material focuses on reporter Camille Preaker (Amy Adams), who returns to her hometown to cover the murders of two preteen girls.
Psychological Thriller ‘Nomis’ Lines Up All-Star Cast
Nathan Fillion, Stanley Tucci and Minka Kelly will join Ben Kingsley, Henry Cavill and Alexandra Daddario in the psychological thriller “Nomis”. The story follows an American police force as they trap an online predator, only to discover his crimes are far beyond anything they imagined.
‘Star Trek’ Series Casts Jason Isaacs
“Harry Potter” star Jason Isaacs has been cast as Captain Lorca, the captain of the Starship Discovery in the TV series “Star Trek: Discovery”.
Matt Damon To Narrate Boston Marathon Doc
Boston native Matt Damon will narrate a documentary chronicling the famed Boston Marathon from its inception in 1897 to 2014, the year following the marathon bombing.
Jon Cryer Returns To Television
"Two and a Half Men" star Jon Cryer makes his long overdue return to television with a starring role in ABC's new comedy pilot "Losing It". The two-time Emmy-winner will star as Andy, a successful acupuncturist trying to cope with his crazy family by turning to Eastern Philosophy.
Margot Robbie To Lead Robin Hood Movie
Margot Robbie has been tapped to lead “Marian”, a Robin Hood spin-off. Robbie will star as Maid Marian, who picks up the rob-from-the-rich, give-to-the-poor mantle after the death of Robin Hood.
‘The Post’ Lands Powerhouse Team
Steven Spielberg will direct Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep in “The Post”. The drama will centre on the Washington Post’s role in exposing the Pentagon Papers in 1971 and how the newspaper challenged the federal government over the right to publish them.
Sci-Fi Drama ‘Clara’ Finds Its Cast
“Suits” star Patrick J. Adams and “Pretty Little Liars” star Troian Bellisario are set for the sci-fi drama “Clara”, currently in production in Toronto. The duo will play scientific researchers whose work leads to a profound and shocking discovery.
Anna Faris To Star In ‘Overboard’ Remake
The 1987 Garry Marshall-directed screwball comedy “Overboard” is getting a remake. This time, the gender roles will be reversed with a working class single mom (Faris) convincing a spoiled Mexican playboy that he’s her husband after he falls off his yacht.
Vanessa Kirby To Star Opposite Tom Cruise In 'Mission: Impossible 6'
Vanessa Kirby (who plays Princess Margaret on Netflix drama "The Crown") is reportedly in "final talks" to co-star with Tom Cruise in the upcoming "Mission: Impossible" sequel, although details about her character are still unknown.
Jared Leto Eyed For New 'Tron' Movie
Disney is developing another "Tron" film, this time with Jared Leto as the lead. The original 1982 film was rebooted in 2010 with "Tron: Legacy". Leto's "Tron" is said to feature a new character and storyline unrelated to the first two movies.
Leah Remini To Star In Female TV Version Of 'What About Bob'
Leah Remini has landed one of the key roles in "What About Barb", an upcoming NBC pilot based on the Bill Murray/Richard Dreyfuss comedy "What About Bob", but recasting the characters as women. Remini will play Suzanne, the psychotherapist driven insane by her wacky patient, Barb, who'll be played by British actress Jessica Gunning.
Ellen DeGeneres To Host New Game Show
Ellen DeGeneres is getting her own spin-off. Her talk show's fun game segments will get supersized in the hour-long "Ellen's Game Of Games" which will feature games like the popular "Sweater Game", "Cut The Cord" and "Funglish".
Kim Cattrall To Play U.S. President In Swedish Crime Series
Sex and the city star, Kim Cattrall is adding to her international TV credits with "Modus." A Swedish crime series originated by TV4's streaming service C More. Cattrall will be playing the U.S President in the psychological thriller's second season which is starting production this fall.
Casey Wilson Returns To TV
Casey Wilson will return to TV with the Tina Fey-produced series "The Sackett Sisters". She joins the already-cast Busy Philipps as one of two estranged sisters whose act of public heroism thrusts them into the spotlight.
Shemar Moore To Lead 'S.W.A.T.'
Former "Criminal Minds" star Shemar Moore is returning to TV with "S.W.A.T.", inspired by the 2003 movie and the original 1975 TV series. He'll play the lieutenant of a highly-trained unit tasked with solving crimes in Los Angeles.
Benedict Cumberbatch To Star In Limited Series "Melrose"
Showtime networks has picked up "Melrose", a five-part limited series where Sherlock and Doctor Strange star Benedict Cumberbatch will play Patrick Melrose.
The project is based on the Patrick Melrose series of the semi autobiographical novels written by Edward St. Aubyn.