'Raya And The Last Dragon'
During the D23 Expo both Awkwafina and Cassie Steele were announced as part of "Raya And The Last Dragon."
Steele will voice Raya, while Awkwafina will give the Last Dragon its voice.
Jamie Foxx And Tina Fey Cast In Pixar's 'Soul'
Jamie Foxx and Tina Fey will be heading the voice cast of Pixar's upcoming animated comedy "Soul", with the announcement made during Disney's D23 Expo. Directed by Pete Docter ("Monsters Inc.", "Inside Out"), the film is set somewhere between New York City and the cosmic realms, and features the tagline: "Ever wonder where your passion, your dreams and your interests come from? What is it that makes you… you?” The voice cast will also include Daveed Diggs, Phylicia Rashad and Questlove, while the score will be composed by Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross, with new music from "Late Show" bandleader Jon Batiste.
Sarah Michelle Gellar To Headline 'Other People's Houses'
Sarah Michelle Gellar has signed on to star in "Other People's Houses", in development at Fox. Described as "a suburban dramedy, somewhere between 'Big Little Lies' and 'Catastrophe'," the former "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" star will play one of several people living in an affluent Los Angeles neighbourhood. "Using the lens of social media, our characters navigate their way through emotional ups and downs, as they try to figure out their lives as partners, parents, friends, and neighbours."
Paul Rudd Lands His First Lead Role In A TV Series
Paul Rudd will star in Netflix's new comedy series "Living With Yourself", in which he will play multiple versions of character Miles. This marks the "Clueless" alum's first lead role in a TV series, which will premiere on the streaming service on Oct. 18.
Priyanka Chopra To Star In Netflix's 'We Can Be Heroes'
Priyanka Chopra will star in "We Can Be Heroes", Netflix's kid superhero feature. While it is being written, produced and directed by Robert Rodriguez, the project is under tight wraps and little else is being revealed.
Rachel Lindsay To Co-Host ‘MTV’s Ghosted: Love Gone Missing’
Former “Bachelorette” Rachel Lindsay has signed on to join Travis Mills to co-host “MTV’s Ghosted: Love Gone Missing”.
According to MTV, the upcoming docuseries will “help distraught individuals track down and confront a former lover, friend, or family member in an effort to uncover the harsh realities of why they 'ghosted' them.”
The new series hits smalls screens this September.
Demi Lovato Joins Will Ferrell's 'Eurovision'
Will Ferrell made a cameo appearance on Demi Lovato's Instagram to announce that she's joined the cast of his upcoming Netflix comedy, "Eurovision", in which he and Rachel McAdams play a pair of aspiring Icelandic musicians who have the opportunity to perform their original composition in front of millions at the Eurovision Song Contest.
"Y’all, Will Ferrell made me a cake...from scratch. It looks completely professional and store bought so I’m not at all suspicious that he baked it himself in all of his free time 😝 #netflixisajoke #eurovisionmovie," Lovato wrote in the caption.
David Oyelowo Joins George Clooney In ‘Good Morning, Midnight’
David Oyelowo has been cast in a top-secret role in the upcoming film "Good Morning, Midnight", described as a "post-apocalyptic tale" that "follows the parallel stories of Augustine (Clooney), a lonely scientist in the Arctic, and an astronaut on board the Aether spacecraft, which is trying to return home to Earth, as Augustine races to make contact with the spaceship." Felicity Jones and Kyle Chandler also star.
Christian Serratos In Talks To Play Selena Quintanilla In Netflix Series
"The Walking Dead" actress Christian Serratos is reportedly in negotiations to star in Netflix's "Selena: The Series" as Selena Quintanilla, a Tejano music favourite.
A premiere date and episode count have not yet been set for the series.
Tracy Morgan Is 'Coming 2 America'
Tracy Morgan is set to star in a long-anticipated sequel. Morgan will join Eddie Murphy, Leslie Jones, Wesley Snipes and Kiki Layne in "Coming 2 America", Paramount's sequel to the 1988 comedy "Coming to America".
Michael Rooker Is 'Fast & Furious'
Michael Rooker is the latest star to join the "Fast & Furious" family. Rooker, 64, is set to have a small role in "Fast & Furious 9". The "Guardians Of The Galaxy" actor will play a character named Buddy alongside fellow newcomer John Cena. "Fast & Furious 9" premieres May 22.
Meryl Streep Joins Steven Soderbergh's 'Let Them All Talk'
Steven Soderbergh has lined up his next film, "Let Them All Talk", with star Meryl Streep.
Streep, who is also starring in the director's upcoming "The Laundromat", will play a celebrated author who goes on a healing journey with some old friends.
"Let Them All Talk" is also set to star Candice Bergen, Dianne Wiest, Lucas Hedges and Gemma Chan.
Reese Witherspoon Behind New Home Organizing Series For Netflix
Reese Witherspoon, Molly Sims and the rest of her Hello Sunshine team are creating a new home organizing series for Netflix.
After the popular “Tidying Up With Marie Kondo” series hit the streaming service, Netflix is now eyeing Clea Shearer and Joanna Teplin, who founded design-centric home-organization company The Home Edit.
The untitled series’ first season will run for eight episodes.
Stephen Amell To Headline New Wrestling Drama
"Arrow" star Stephen Amell is set to headline Starz' new wrestling drama "Heels". With an eight-episode order, the series will be set in the world of independent professional wrestling.
Sarah Chalke Added To Netflix’s ‘Firefly Lane’
Sarah Chalke is heading to Netflix for the streaming service's new project “Firefly Lane”.
Chalke will star next to Katherine Heigl in the drama series, based on the bestselling novel by Kristin Hannah.
Ben Lawson will also star.
Ronda Rousey Joining '9-1-1' In Recurrring Role
MMA champ turned WWE superstar Ronda Rousey is expanding her roster of acting roles by playing a recurring role in the upcoming third season of "9-1-1". She'll be playing Lena Bosko, described as a “stoic and fearless member of the Los Angeles Fire Department Station 136 who leaps into action to save lives when a disaster hits.”
The third season of "9-1-1" debuts on Monday, Sept. 23 on Global.
Kyle Chandler In Apocalyptic Film
Emmy-winning actor Kyle Chandler has signed onto George Clooney's post-apocalyptic Netflix movie. Clooney will also star in the film alongside Felicity Jones. The signing marks a quick reunion for Chandler and Clooney as they recently worked together on Hulu's miniseries "Catch 22". The untitled Netflix project sees a lonely scientist (Clooney) racing to make contact with a spacecraft crew en route to Earth.
Henry Golding To Star In 'Snake Eyes'
'Crazy Rich Asians' star Henry Golding is reportedly in talks to star in the G.I. Joe spinoff "Snake Eyes". The actor has been quite successful following his first-ever role in "Crazy Rich Asians" a year ago, landing lead roles in the romantic comedy "Last Christmas" and crime-thriller "The Gentlemen". He has also launched his own production company.
Cicely Tyson Joins Cast Of OWN Series "Cherish The Day"
Cicely Tyson, 94, is joining the cast of "Cherish the Day" as a series regular. She will play Miss Luma Lee Langston, a decades-long stage and screen star. The legend will star alongside Xosha Roquemore and Alano Miller. The romance anthology series, which will air on OWN in 2020, chronicles the lives of one couple a season.
Denis Leary To Star In 'A Moody Christmas'
Denis Leary will be making the holidays a little more memorable in "A Moody Christmas", a six-episode Yuletide limited series for Fox. The former "Rescue Me" star will play the patriarch of a close-knit but wildly dysfunctional Chicago family that reunites for the holidays. "We have always wanted to work with Denis, whose signature gruffness, sarcasm and, dare I say it, heart, make him the perfect fit for this role," said Fox Entertainment president Michael Thorn. "The Moody family nails that indescribable mix of love, loyalty and absolute chaos, and we can't wait to introduce our viewers to them all this holiday season."
Robert De Niro And Shia LaBeouf Team Up For New Movie
Robert De Niro and Shia LaBeouf will play a father-and-son duo in their new movie "After Exile". LaBeouf will take on the role of an ex-con recently released from prison while De Niro will play his father, also an ex-con suffering from alcoholism. The movie is set to begin filming in October.
Djimon Hounsou To Replace Brian Tyree Henry In 'A Quiet Place Part II'
"Captain Marvel" actor Djimon Hounsou is taking on a role in "A Quiet Place Part II", replacing Brian Tyree Henry. Sources say that Henry's schedule has kept him from the anticipated sequel, which is set to hit theatres on March 20, 2020.
John Amos Is 'Coming 2 America' Again
John Amos will reprise his role as Cleo McDowell for the "Coming To America" sequel.
Amos isn't the only original cast member. Eddie Murphy, Arsenio Hall, Paul Bates and James Earl Jones are also reported to be returning for "Coming 2 America".
Debra Jo Rupp And Kurtwood Smith Team Up
"That 70s Show" co-stars Kurtwood Smith and Debra Jo Rupp are teaming up for a ABC comedy pilot once again as a married couple.
"The Carmichael Show" will also star Nate Bargatze and Katie Aselton.
Jamie Dornan, Alec Baldwin, Christian Slater In 'Dr. Death'
The popular podcast "Dr. Death" is being turned into a TV show, and it's going to star some heavy hitters.
Jamie Dornan, Alec Baldwin and Christian Slater have all signed on to star in the series about the true story of Dr. Christopher Duntsch, a neurosurgeon accused of maiming and killing a number of his patients.
Dornan will play Duntsch, with Baldwin playing a fellow neurosurgeon and Slater as a vascular surgeon looking for justice.
Idris Elba and Caleb McLaughlin have been cast in "Concrete Cowboy" as father and son.
The film is based on the real-life Fletcher Street Stables, a black urban horsemanship community in Philadelphia that provides a safe haven for the neighbourhood,
Snoop Dogg Joins ‘Addams Family’ Animated Movie As Cousin It
Snoop Dogg is the latest addition to the upcoming star-studded “Addams Family” animated feature.
The film, which hits theatres on Oct. 11, will have the rapper star as Cousin It.
‘Coming 2 America’ Adds Three More Cast Members
James Earl Jones, Paul Bates and Rick Ross are set to join the upcoming “Coming to America” sequel.
Both Jones and Bates will be reprising their roles as King Jaffe Joffer and Oha, respectively, while Ross will join as a new character.
The sequel is scheduled to hit big screens on Dec. 18, 2020.
Wesley Snipes Joins 'Coming To America' Sequel
The long-awaited "Coming to America" sequel just added a big new star.
Wesley Snipes will be joining Eddie Murphy and Arsenio Hall in the film, playing a new character, General Izzi.
"Coming 2 America" is being directed by Craig Brewer, and will have Murphy's Prince Akeem returning to America to find his long-lost son.
Tiffany Haddish Joins Octavia Spencer Miniseries 'Madam CJ Walker'
Tiffany Haddish has joined the cast of the new Netflix miniseries "Madam CJ Walker", starring Octavia Spencer.
Spencer plays the real black haircare pioneer, with Haddish starring as her daughter Lelia.
Also starring in the series are Carmen Ejogo, Blair Underwood, Garrett Morris and Kevin Carroll.
Alicia Silverstone And Mark Feuerstein Join 'Baby-Sitters Club'
"Clueless" alum Alicia Silverstone and "Royal Pains" actor Mark Feuerstein have joined Netflix's adaptation of "The Baby-Sitters Club". Silverstone will play Elizabeth Thomas-Brewer, mother of Kristy Thomas, while Feuerstein will play Watson Brewer, her love interest.
Simon Pegg And Nick Frost Reunite For 'Truth Seekers'
Simon Pegg and Nick Frost, longtime collaborators, are back together for Amazon's new comedy-horror series "Truth Seekers". Frost will play Gus, a ghost hunter, while Pegg will play Dave, whose details remain unknown.
Nico Tortorella Joins New 'Walking Dead' Spinoff
Nico Tortorella ("Younger") has been cast in the upcoming — and still-untitled — spinoff of "The Walking Dead". He'll be playing a character named Felix, described as "an honourable man of his word who isn’t afraid to fight for others’ safety and acceptance." With "Younger" having been recently renewed for another season, filming of the "Walking Dead" spinoff won't conflict with his "Younger" role.
Gemma Chan Could Join 'The Eternals'
Gemma Chan is in talks to join "The Eternals".
The "Crazy Rich Asians" star already played Minn-Erva in "Captain Marvel" but it is uncertain if she would take up the same role.
According to Variety, she could be up for a different part which means she would be the first star to play two separate parts in the Marvel Universe.
Dylan Sprouse Joins 'After' Sequel
Dylan Sprouse has joined the cast of "After We Collide", an upcoming big-screen sequel to "After", while Josephine Langford and Hero Fiennes-Tiffin will reprise their roles from the first film. “Excited to be part of the @aftermovie series,” Sprouse wrote on Instagram Stories. “Check out their page and I can’t wait to start filming, even if it is drying [during] Atlanta’s hottest month.” Sprouse will play Trevor,
Gal Gadot To Play Hedy Lamarr In Limited TV Series
Gal Gadot is going to TV.
The "Wonder Woman" star is set to play iconic classic film actress Hedy Lamarr in a limited series for Showtime.
In addition to her work on-screen, Lamarr's work in science and technology helped lay the groundwork for modern tech like Wi-Fi and GPS.
Cate Blanchett To Star In 'Nightmare Alley'
Cate Blanchett is reportedly in talks to star in Guillermo del Toro's next film, "Nightmare Alley".
The thriller is about a female psychiatrist who turns the tables on a young con-man set to be played by Bradley Cooper.
'Halo' TV Series Casts Natascha McElhone, Bokeem Woodbine And More
The upcoming TV adaptation of the hit video game franchise "Halo" has added several more stars to its cast.
Natascha McElhone will star as Dr. Catherine Halsey, as well as the AI character Cortana.
Bokeem Woodbine will play a privateer called Soren-066.
Joining them are actors Shabana Azmi, Bentley Kalu, Natasha Culzac and Kate Kennedy.
Bob Harper To Host 'The Biggest Loser' Reboot
Health and fitness expert Bob Harper has officially been named the host of the "Biggest Loser" reboot.
“I’ve learned a lot over the last two years since suffering a heart attack,” Harper said in a press release. “I know more than ever that it’s about overall health and living your absolute best life inside and out, plus finding ways to overcome the everyday obstacles that we all face. That is what we are doing with the show. We are going to be changing lives and it is going to be big. I cannot wait to get started!"
The 10-episode season is set to premiere in 2020.
Ben Affleck, Ana De Armas In Talks For 'Deep Water'
Ben Affleck and Ana de Armas may be working together in the near future as 'Variety' reports that they're in negotiations to star in a new erotic thriller, "Deep Water".
Directed by Adrian Lyne, "Deep Water" is based on the 1957 novel by Patricia Highsmith, and follows "a smalltown couple in a loveless marriage" which allows the wife other lovers as long as she doesn't leave her family. However, things take a turn when her husband takes credit for the murder of one of her former flames.
'Newsflash' For Chris Pine
Chris Pine will play the famous CBS newsman Walter Cronkite for "Newsflash".
The film will take place on Nov. 22 1963, the day John F. Kennedy was assassinated.
Mark Ruffalo will also join as Cronkite's producer, Don Hewitt.
Amber Heard Joins 'The Stand'
Amber Heard is joining James Marsden for "The Stand".
Other stars signed onto the adaptation of the Stephen King novel for CBS All Access are Odessa Young and Henry Zaga.
Reese Witherspoon is set to star in the sci-fi film "Pyros".
The film is adapted from Thomas Pierce's short story 'Tardy Man' about a group of augmented people who have fire suits fused to their spines. They work for a company that rescues valuables from fires and are forbidden to veer from their salvage mission.
Adrien Brody and Bobby Cannavale are in talks to be joining the cast of "BLONDE".
The two would play Arthur Miller and Joe DiMaggio respectively in the Netflix movie about the life of Marilyn Monroe played by Ana de Armas.
Jason Clarke Added To HBO’s ‘Showtime'
Jason Clarke has lined up his next role as Los Angeles Lakers legend Jerry West in HBO’s upcoming series “Showtime”.
The true-story project is based on Jeff Pearlman’s nonfiction book 'Showtime: Magic, Kareem, Riley, and the Los Angeles Lakers Dynasty of the 1980s'.
Production is set to kick off next month.
Jared Leto In Talks To Co-Star Opposite Denzel Washington In 'Little Things'
Jared Leto is reportedly in discussions to star opposite Denzel Washington and Rami Malek in "Little Things". Washington stars as a burned-out small-town sheriff who teams with an L.A. detective (Malek), to track down a serial killer, to potentially be played by Leto.
Adam Scott To Host 'Don't'
Adam Scott has been slated to host the new ABC game show, "Don't".
The new series, which has Ryan Reynolds serve as co-executive producer, will give contestants the opportunity to team up with friends and family to win up to $100,000 by taking on challenges with one simple rule: "Don't"!
Chris Messina Added To ‘The Sinner’ Season Three
Chris Messina is set to join Matt Bomber and Bill Pullman in the upcoming third season of the hit anthology series, “The Sinner”.
According to the USA Network, the “Mindy Project” alum will play Nick Haas, a college friend to Jamie (Bomer) and will follow “a surprise visit years later unexpectedly alters the course of their friendship and their lives.”
Keke Palmer Joins ‘Strahan And Sara’ As Third Co-Host
Keke Palmer’s brief stint as a co-host on “Strahan And Sara” is now a full-time gig.
The “Scream Queens” alum, 25, has officially been added as a third host joining Michael Strahan and Sara Haines.
Palmer also stars in the upcoming “Hustlers” movie next to Jennifer Lopez.
Robert De Niro And Martin Scorsese Reunite
Robert De Niro and Martin Scorsese are teaming up yet again for a true-crime drama called "Killers Of The Flower Moon", reports suggest. This film, which would see the actor star alongside Leonardo DiCaprio, would be the 10th time Scorsese and De Niro have worked together
Ariel Winter On 'Law & Order: SVU'
"Modern Family" star Ariel Winter has signed on for a guest role on "Law & Order: SVU" season 21. "Filming something new that I'm really excited about," she teased on Instagram.
Jason Momoa Toplines 'Sweet Girl'
Netflix's new revenge action movie just scored a sweet addition to the lineup. "Aquaman" and "Game of Thrones" star Jason Momoa has signed on as the star of "Sweet Girl".
Momoa will play a devastated husband seeking revenge against the people responsible for the death of his wife. The film will feature the directorial debut of Brian Andrew Mendoza.
Denise Richards Joins 'BH90210'
"Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" star Denise Richards is making her way back to the Peach Pit as she joins the cast of "BH90210".
"Talk about everything comes back full circle. One of my very first jobs was #beverlyhills90210" Richards commented on Tori Spelling's latest Instagram post, which welcomed the 48-year-old to the reunion series.
The reality star first appeared on the show in 1992, playing Robin McGill. Twenty years later, the star will play Gwen Thompson on the reboot.