Jamie Foxx Joins Netflix's 'Day Shift'
Jamie Foxx will star as a vampire in Netflix's upcoming comedy, "Day Shift".
Foxx will play a dad who hides his job of hunting and killing vampires behind his mundane San Fernando Valley pool cleaning day job.
JJ Perry will make his directorial debut on the flick.
Tegan And Sara Behind Upcoming 'High School' Drama
Tegan and Sara's bestselling memoir is being turned into a coming-of-age drama, "High School", for IMDb TV, Amazon’s free, ad-supported streaming service.
The series' creator, Clea DuVall, will also direct the upcoming pilot episode.
Wendell Pierce To Star In B.B. King Biopic
"The Wire" star Wendell Pierce is going musical for his next movie.
The actor will star as legendary blues musician B.B. King in a new biopic, "The Thrill Is On".
King passed away in 2015 at 89 after a nearly six-decade career comprising 40 studio albums, 16 live albums, 15 Grammy Awards and a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.
Taylor Kitsch Replaces MGK
Taylor Kitsch will replace Machine Gun Kelly in the indie drama "Wash Me In The River" which also stars Robert De Niro and John Malkovich.
Harrison Ford and Ed Helms Join ‘Adventures Of Burt Squire’
Harrison Ford and Ed Helms will star in STX’s “The Miserable Adventures Of Burt Squire Aboard The Horn High Yo”.
The comedy is inspired by the true story of a family man who, suffering from a midlife crisis, embarks on a sea voyage only to end up marooned with an unhinged sea captain.
Canadian newcomer Alyssa Wapanatâhk has been cast as the reimagined Tiger Lily in Disney's "Peter Pan & Wendy".
Others cast already include Ever Anderson as Wendy, Alexander Molony as Peter, Jude Law as Captain Hook and Yara Shahidi as Tinker Bell.
Wapanatâhk is part of the Cree (Nêhiyaw) First Nation.
George Clooney To Direct 'Calico Joe'
George Clooney has signed on to direct "Calico Joe", the 2012 baseball novel from author John Grisham (better known for such legal thrillers as "The Firm" and "The Pelican Brief").
“John has written a beautiful story and the chance to collaborate with Bob to bring it to the screen is just fantastic,” said Clooney and producing partner Grant Heslov in a joint statement.
The film will be a joint production with the pair's Smokehouse Pictures and Grey Water Park Productions — owned by none other than rock icon Bob Dylan.
Emma Roberts Bites Into Vampire Drama
Emma Roberts is sharpening her teeth as a producer on the upcoming Netflix vampire drama "First Kill". The series order is based on bestselling author Victoria "V.E." Schwab's YA short story.
'The Fantastic Flitcrofts' Dramedy
Sally Hawkins and Rhys Ifans join Mark Rylance in the comedy-drama "The Fantastic Flitcrofts" from director Craig Roberts. The series focuses on folk hero Maurice Flitcroft, who attains the worst round in British Open golf tournament history.
'Star Wars' Goes Lego
"Star Wars" actors Kelly Marie Tran (Rose Tico), Billy Dee Williams (Lando Calrissian), and Anthony Daniels (C-3PO) join the cast of "The Lego Star Wars Holiday Special". The Disney+ exclusive premieres Nov. 17 and also boasts the return of key character voices from the "Star Wars: The Clone Wars" animated series.
Timothée Chalamet's Sister To Star In New Mindy Kaling Series
Timothée Chalamet's sister is getting in on the act.
Mindy Kaling has cast Pauline Chalamet in her new HBO Max series "The Sex Lives of College Girls", alongside Amrit Kaur, Reneé Rapp and Alyah Chanelle Scott.
Pauline previously starred in "The King of Staten Island" with Pete Davidson.
Gregory Harrison Joins 'General Hospital'
"General Hospital" has found its new Gregory Chase.
Actor Gregory Harrison has joined the cast of the long-running soap opera in the role replacing James Read, who played the role back in 2018.
'The Kominsky Method' Adds Kathleen Turner For Third Season
Kathleen Turner has joined the cast of Netflix's "The Kominsky Method" for its third and final season.
Turner previously guest-starred in a season two episode as Roz Volander but will return as a series regular.
The role reunites Turner and Micheal Douglas who starred in "Romancing The Stone", "Jewel Of The Nile" and "War Of The Roses" together.
Ava DuVernay To Direct Movie Based On Bestseller 'Caste'
Isabel Wilkerson's acclaimed non-fiction book Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents is getting a feature film adaptation at Netflix.
Ava DuVernay is set to write, produce and direct the film, titled "Caste", which will follow multiple stories about the “unspoken system that has shaped America and chronicles how our lives today are defined by a hierarchy of human divisions dating back generations.”
Dev Patel Stars In Chippendales Origin Story
Dev Patel will play the founder of Chippendales in an upcoming film.
The movie follows the story of Somen “Steve” Banerjee (Patel) as he moves to America to pursue his dreams and open an exotic night club that becomes an empire.
Penelope Ann Miller Cast As First Lady In Ronald Reagan Biopic
Penelope Ann Miller will play Nancy Reagan in a biopic based on the life of former U.S. president Ronald Reagan.
The film stars Dennis Quaid in the role of Reagan and will be directed by “The Miracle Season” director Sean McNamara.
The movie follows the president’s life through the perspective of a fictional KGB agent.
Selena Gomez Working On New Psychological Thriller, ‘Dollhouse’
Selena Gomez is lending her talents to an intriguing new project that is being billed as the next "Black Swan".
"Dollhouse" is a psychological thriller set in the elite world of New York City’s fashion scene.
According to Deadline Gomez will serve as a producer on the project, with an eye to also star.
Meanwhile, STX and 21 Laps will oversee production on on the horror-thriller.
Morgan Freeman To Host ‘Great Escapes' Prison Series
Actor Morgan Freeman is set to helm the nonfiction series, “Great Escapes with Morgan Freeman”.
It is a working title and not finalized.
Morgan Freeman will host the show, which looks into the biggest jailbreaks in history.
Kyle Chandler Joins Netflix’s ‘Slumberland’
Kyle Chandler is set to join the Netflix movie “Slumberland”.
The cast includes Jason Momoa, Chris O’Dowd and Marlow Barkley.
The plot has yet to be revealed, but is said to be influenced by Winsor McCay’s comic Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland.
Susan Sarandon Joins HBO's 'Red Bird Lane'
Susan Sarandon is headed to HBO.
The Oscar-winner has joined the cast of the upcoming series, "Red Bird Lane".
Kiersey Clemons, Isidora Goreshter, Danny Huston, Ash Santos, Fiona Dourif, Dizzie Harris and Tara Lynne Barr also star.
Angelina Jolie And Christoph Waltz In Talks For 'Every Note Played'
Angelina Jolie and Christoph Waltz are reportedly in talks to star in "Every Note Played", a film based on Lisa Genova’s contemporary romance novel of the same name. Jolie would play Karina, the ex-wife of a concert pianist named Richard, played by Waltz, who is diagnosed with ALS in his hands.
Sandra Oh Joins Horror Film 'Umma'
Sandra Oh is about to try something a little different, the horror genre.
The actress is set to join the supernatural horror film "Umma".
She will also serve as producer.
Demi Lovato Hosts 'Coming Out 2020' Special
Demi Lovato is teaming with Facebook Watch to celebrate Coming Out Day, a celebration of the National March on Washington for LGBTQ+ rights. Lovato will host the "Coming Out 2020" special alongside "Queer Eye" expert Tan France, sharing coming out stories and supporting those still working towards that goal.
Blink 182's Tom DeLonge To Make Directorial Debut
Blink 182 frontman Tom DeLonge is gearing up to make his directorial debut with the coming-of-age sci-fi tale, "Monsters Of California".
Richard Kind, Casper Van Dien, Arianne Zucker, Gabrielle Haugh and model Camille Kostek are all part of the cast.
Kaya Scodelario, Hannah John-Kamen, Robbie Amell Join Cast of ‘Resident Evil’
The zombie horror flick has a star-studded cast which now includes Kaya Scodelario, Hannah John-Kamen and Robbie Amell.
Tom Hopper, Avan Jogia, Neal McDonough Face Zombies In ‘Resident Evil’
Tom Hopper, Avan Jogia, and Neal McDonough join the all-star cast of “Resident Evil”.
The zombie horror film is based on the popular Capcom video game series of the same name.
'House Of The Dragon' Lands Leading Man
HBO has tapped their leading man for the "Game of Thrones" prequel "House of the Dragon".
Paddy Considine ("The Outsider") will star as King Viserys Targaryen.
King Viserys is chosen by the lords of Westeros to succeed Old King Jaehaerys Targaryen.
Clint Eastwood To Pull Double Duty
Clint Eastwood will be both starring in and directing "Cry Macho".
The movie is based on N. Richard Nash's novel of the same name. Nash also wrote the script for the film adaptation.
Eastwood will play a washed-up horse breeder and rodeo star who takes a job from an ex-boss to bring his young son home.
"The world-weary horseman may find his own sense of redemption through teaching the boy what it means to be a good man," an official description reads.
No filming or release date have been set.
Ricky Martin Bringing Christmas Cheer
Ricky Martin is joining Netflix's first original live-action musical "Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey".
The Grammy winner joins Keegan-Michael Key, Phylicia Rashad, Anika Noni Rose, Forest Whitaker and Madalen Mills.
Billy Crudup In Talks To Star In ‘The Flash’ Movie
"The Morning Show" star Billy Crudup is reportedly in negotiations to join the cast of DC and Warner Bros’ upcoming feature, “The Flash”.
According to Deadline the movie will see the titular superhero head back in time to stop the murder of his mom.
Michael Keaton and Ben Affleck will also star in the flick playing two different universes of Bruce Wayne/Batman.
Andie MacDowell Joins Daughter Margaret Qualley In 'Maid'
Andie MacDowell and Margaret Qualley are joining forces for the upcoming Netflix series, "Maid".
The mother/daughter duo, who are acting together for the very first time, will play mother and daughter on screen, too.
"Maid" is inspired by Stephanie Land’s bestselling memoir Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother’s Will to Survive.
Hillary Clinton, Steven Spielberg Team Up For ‘The Woman’s Hour’
Hillary Clinton is partnering up with Steven Spielberg to work on CW’s new anthology series "The Woman's Hour".
According to the press release, the series “will celebrate those who changed history and have strong contemporary reverberations, appealing to today’s rising tide of young, politically active audiences."
The first season is based on Elaine Weiss’ novel “The Woman’s Hour: The Great Fight to Win the Vote”.
Jamie Foxx Reprises Shocking ‘Spider-Man’ Role
Jamie Foxx has seemingly confirmed that he will reprise his role as “The Amazing Spider-Man 2” villain Electro.
"Tell Spidey let's run it back! Super excited to part of the new marvel Spider-Man new installment. And i won't be blue in this one!! but a thousand percent badass!!!" he teased in a since-deleted post.
This time Electro will be appearing in the next film in the “Spider-Man” franchise starring Tom Holland.
Idris Elba Lands Lead In 'Beast'
Idris Elba is heading to the big screen in the upcoming survival thriller, "Beast".
Details surrounding the plot of the flick from director Baltasar Kormakur are being kept under wraps, but it is reported that Elba will be fighting off a lion in an African savanna.
Iman Vellani Cast As ‘Ms. Marvel’
Newcomer Iman Vellani will play the title role in the upcoming superhero series “Ms. Marvel”.
The teen hails from Canada and was a member of the Next Wave Committee tasked with helping select 2019 Toronto International Film Festival movies for their peers.
The Marvel series is being produced for the Disney+ streaming service.
Abigail Breslin Added To 'Slayers'
Abigail Breslin, Thomas Jane and Malin Akerman are the latest stars to join the upcoming comedy/horror "Slayers".
Kara Hayward, Lydia Hearst and Jack Donnelly were previously announced as cast members of the feature, which used to be called "With Teeth".
K. Asher Levin is set to direct.
Zendaya Rumoured To Play Ronnie Spector
Zendaya is in talks to play iconic singer Ronnie Spector in an upcoming biopic about her life.
The flick will be produced by Marc Platt, who is also producing "The Little Mermaid", "Dear Evan Hansen" and "Wicked". The film will be executive produced by Spector.
Zac Efron Added To Stephen King's 'Firestarter'
Zac Efron is headed to the big screen in the adaptation of Stephen King's' Firestarter.
The story follows a young girl with pyrokinetic powers and the ability to see the future, who is abducted by a mysterious government agency that plans to weaponize her superhuman skills.
Joey King To Star In New Netflix Film 'Uglies'
"The Kissing Booth" star Joey King has lined up her next project with Netflix.
King will star in the new film "Uglies", directed by McG and based on the best-selling dystopian fantasy novel by Scott Westerfeld about a world where everyone undergoes an operation at 16 to wipe out physical differences between people and create an ideal standard of beauty.
Judy Reyes And Parminder Nagra To Guest Star On 'Black-ish
Two of TV's most well-known medics are returning to the on-screen hospital.
"Scrubs" star Judy Reyes and "ER" actress Parminder Nagra are set to guest star as doctors on "Black-ish".
The pair will play colleagues of Tracee Ellis Ross' Dr. Rainbow Johnson on the hit sitcom
Season 7 of ABC's "Black-ish" kicks off Wednesday, Oct. 21 at 9:30 p.m. ET.
Dakota Fanning To Produce
Dakota Fanning will be producing the adaptation of Sophie Kinsella's I've Got Your Number.
Freddie Highmore's Alfresco Pictures is also behind the film, along with Amazon Studios and Echo Lake Entertainment.
Casting for the film has not been announced yet.
'Sex Education' Gains 3 Cast Members
Jason Isaacs, Jemima Kirke and Dua Saleh have been announced as new cast members of season 3 of Netflix's "Sex Education".
They join many series regulars including Gillian Anderson and Asa Butterfield.
Aldis Hodge Nabs Hawkman Role In 'Black Adam'
Aldis Hodge is gearing up to take on the role of Hawkman in "Black Adam".
Hodge will join Dwayne Johnson, who is starring in the title role as Black Adam, in the flick.
Samuel L. Jackson To Play Nick Fury Again In New Disney+ Series
Nick Fury is coming back!
Samuel L. Jackson is set to reprise his role in the Marvel Cinematic Universe for a new series currently in development at Disney+.
Details about the series are being kept under wraps, though Jackson is attached to star, with Kyle Bradstreet writing the show.
Sienna Miller, Michelle Dockery To Star In Netflix Series 'Anatomy Of A Scandal'
Sienna Miller, Michelle Dockery and Rupert Friend are set to star in the upcoming Netflix series "Anatomy Of A Scandal".
"Big Little Lies" creator David E. Kelley, former "House Of Cards" showrunner Melissa James Gibson and "Succession" director S.J. Clarkson will work on the six-part series, based on the bestselling novel of the same name by Sarah Vaughan.
Deadline claims the shoot will get underway this year in London, U.K.
John Cena To Star In TV Spin-Off Of ‘Suicide Squad'
John Cena is set to star in “Peacemaker”, the upcoming small screen spin-off of “Suicide Squad".
HBO Max has handed the show an eight-episode straight-to-series order for its first season, with James Gunn writing all episodes and directing a number of them, Deadline reports.
The upcoming show will explore the origins of the character that Cena plays in the 2021 movie.
Ben Stiller And Patricia Arquette Reteam For 'High Desert'
After working together on the Showtime drama "Escape at Dannemora", Ben Stiller and Patricia Arquette are reteaming for the new Apple TV+ comedy "High Desert".
Arquette will star in the series as Peggy, a former addict who becomes a private investigator following the death of her mother.
Stiller and Arquette are also working on a new thriller for Apple called "Severance".
Robbie Amell To Star In New Movie 'Float'
Actor Robbie Amell is set to star in and produce "Float", a new film based on a story originally published on the storytelling app Wattpad by writer Kate Marchant.
The YA adaptation tells the story of Waverly, who goes to Alaska to spend the summer with her aunt after her parents' divorce.
Carey Mulligan Joins Bradley Cooper's Next Film 'Maestro'
Carey Mulligan is set to play Felicia Bernstein, the wife of composer Leonard Bernstein, in Bradley Cooper's next film, "Maestro".
The movie will tell the story of Felicia and Leonard's complex relationship over a span of three decades.
Queen Latifah To Host All-Star COVID-19 Benefit
Queen Latifah is bringing out all the stars for a new live COVID-19 aid benefit.
The "Set It Off" star will host the event on Sept. 26, raising money for the American Lung Association’s COVID-19 Action Initiative.
Celebs joining the livestream will include Laura Dern, Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade, Bob Odenkirk, Whoopi Goldberg and more.
Tiffany Haddish Signs On To ‘The Unbearable Weight Of Massive Talent’
"The Unbearable Weight Of Massive Talent" has added Tiffany Haddish to its all-star lineup. Nicolas Cage, Pedro Pascal, and Sharon Horgan will also star.
In the film an obsessive fan forces Cage to re-create his most famous characters and scenes at a birthday party.
John Boyega Nabs Role In New Thriller 'The Test’
John Boyega is set to star in “a heart-pounding" new psychological thriller entitled, "The Test".
The movie, which is based on an adaptation of a Sylvain Neuvel novella of the same name, is set to be directed by Gavin Hood and will also star actor Payman Maadi.
The film will follow an immigrant taking a citizen evaluation test (Maadi) and a test supervisor (Boyega) who confront a terrorist group.
Speaking to Deadline, Hood described the film as “a heart-pounding psychological thriller, set in an authoritarian near-future."
Giovanni Ribisi Joins Cast Of ‘On the Verge’
"Saving Private Ryan" actor Giovanni Ribisi is set to star in Julie Delpy’s upcoming series “On the Verge", a dramedy focusing on four female friends who use midlife as an opportunity for personal reinvention.
The 12-part series will also star Sarah Jones (“Marriage Story”) and Alexia Landeau (“Marie Antoinette”), as well as Delpy herself.
According to Variety, production on the series recently started in Los Angeles, with Netflix in charge of its distribution.
Mckenna Grace Joins 'Handmaid's Tale
"The Handmaid's Tale" has recently resumed production in Toronto, and actress McKenna Grace ("The Haunting of Hill House") is the latest addition to the cast.
Deadline reports that Grace will play Grace will Mrs. Keyes, described as "a sharply intelligent, teenaged wife of a much older Commander who rules her farm and household with confidence. She has a rebellious, subversive streak, and is calm and pious on the outside with turmoil, even insanity, on the inside."
Harry Styles, Lily James Join Forces For Amazon
Harry Styles and Lily James are being eyed for Amazon's upcoming untitled drama.
The film is based on the novel My Policeman.
Michael Grandage will direct.
Rihanna Hosting 'Savage X Fenty Show Vol. 2'
Rihanna is hosting a second "Savage X Fenty" with a stacked celebrity guest list.
The show, for Amazon Prime Video, will practice proper social distancing amid the COVID-19 outbreak with performances from Travis Scott, Rosalía, Bad Bunny, Ella Mai, Miguel, Mustard and Roddy Ricch.
Lizzo, Bella Hadid, Big Sean, Cara Delevingne, Christian Combs, Demi Moore, Willow Smith, Laura Harrier, Normani, Paloma Elsesser, Paris Hilton, Rico Nasty and Irina Shayk will also appear.
Carole Baskin To Star In Series About Animal Exploitation
Carole Baskin is taking her love of animals back to TV.
The "Tiger King" star and "Dancing With The Stars" contestant is set to star in and co-produce a new unscripted series exposing people who engage in animal cruelty and exploitation.
“This is a chance for us to use our new platform to battle the everyday evils facing big cats and so many other animals,” said Baskin and her husband Howard in a statement. “Working with Thinkfactory on this show will help us further our life’s mission, while bringing important stories and information to ‘cool cats and kittens’ across the country.”
'The Sopranos' Home Improvement Edition
"The Sopranos" actress Lorraine Bracco will renovate a $1 Italian home in the new HGTV show "My Big Italian Adventures". The show premieres October 30.
“I believe life is an adventure,” Bracco said in a press release, per 'People'. “When I saw the article that you could buy a house in Sambuca for one euro, I jumped on it. So, I came on the plane. I bought the house. I’m very excited to be here, meet and work with the locals, and live amongst them. I’m here to pay homage to my family that comes from Sicily."
Andrew Koji Joins Brad Pitt In ‘Bullet Train’
Andrew Koji has signed on to star opposite Brad Pitt in the upcoming action-thriller "Bullet Train".
The film is based on the Japanese novel Maria Beetle by Kotaro Isaka, about several top assassins who wind up on a train together, discovering their individual missions are not unrelated.
Joey King is also on board.
Sarah Snook Masters 'Persuasion'
Emmy-nominated "Succession" actress Sarah Snook will star in an adaptation of Jane Austen's final novel "Persuasion". The film will be directed by Mahalia Belo and centres on a book published in 1817.
Jake Gyllenhaal Added To Thriller ‘The Guilty’
Jake Gyllenhaal is set to reunite with his "Southpaw" director Antoine Fuqua for "The Guilty", in which Gyllenhaal will play a 911 dispatch operator.
Production will begin in November.
Anika Noni Rose Joins 'Maid'
Anika Noni Rose is joining Margaret Qualley and Nick Robinson in the Netflix dramedy "Maid".
The show is based on Stephanie Land's memoir Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother’s Will to Survive.
Genevieve Padalecki Joins 'Walker'
Genevieve Padalecki will join the "Texas Walker" reimagining "Walker" starring opposite her real life husband Jared Padalecki (Walker).
The recurring role will see Genevieve as Emily, Walker's late wife.
Jonathan Majors Joins 'Ant-Man 3' In Lead Role
"Lovecraft Country" star Jonathan Majors has found his next big role.
The actor is set to star in a leading role in the next "Ant-Man" film alongside Paul Rudd and Evangeline Lily.
No word on who Majors is playing in the film, but it is likely he is playing supervillain Kang the Conqueror.