Ben Affleck Signs On To Star And Direct ‘Ghost Army’
Ben Affleck has lined up his next project, “Ghost Army”.
The Oscar-winner has signed on to star in and direct the World War II flick based on the Netflix doc of the same name.
The drama will focus on a secret force that joins together to trick the Nazis in 1944.
Leonardo DiCaprio Joins Forces With Guillermo del Toro In ‘Nightmare Alley’
Leonardo DiCaprio is set to join forces with Guillermo del Toro for his upcoming thriller, “Nightmare Alley”.
The flick, based on the 1947 film and novel by William Lindsay Gresham, will follow a corrupt conman who teams up with a female psychiatrist to trick people into giving them money.
Zachary Levi To Host MTV Movie Awards
“Shazam” star Zachary Levi has been tapped to host the 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards on June 17.
Katherine Heigl Lands Role In New Thriller
Katherine Heigl will star opposite Harry Connick Jr. and Madison Iseman in “I Saw A Man With Yellow Eyes”. The movie tells the story of a schizophrenic teenager who begins to believe her neighbour has kidnapped a young boy.
‘Atypical’ Adds Sara Gilbert
After announcing her departure from “The Talk” to re-focus on her acting career, Sara Gilbert has landed a new gig on Netflix’s “Atypical”. Gilbert will join the season 3 cast as a university ethics professor.
Natalie Portman Calls The Dolphins
Natalie Portman will lend her voice to Disney as the narrator for the new Disney+ feature film "Dolphin Reef". The nature documentary is directed by Alastair Fothergill and Keith Scholey and is the 12th nature documentary by Disneynature. "Dolphin Reef" premieres Nov. 12.
Jennifer Lopez And Owen Wilson To Star In 'Marry Me'
Jennifer Lopez and Owen Wilson are set to star in a new rom-com named "Marry Me".
The Hollywood Reporter revealed the news, confirming the storyline will centre around a pop singer (Lopez) who finds out her fiance has been cheating on her moments before they tie the knot at Madison Square Garden.
She then picks a random math teacher (Wilson) out of the crowd to marry instead.
Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence is set to join director Lila Neugebauer in a new movie as a war veteran.
The film does not have a title at the moment, but Lawrence will play a US solider who suffers a traumatic brain injury in Afghanistan.
Production will start in June in New Orleans.
Letitia Wright To Star In 'Death On The Nile"
"Black Panther" breakout star Letitia Wright is about to enter the world of Agatha Christie.
The actress is set to star in "Death on the Nile", Kenneth Branagh's follow-up to 2018's "Murder on the Orient Express" in which he plays the famous detective Hercule Poirot.
Wright joins other big names in the film, including Gal Gadot, Armie Hammer and Jodie Comer.
Megan Fox And Brian Austin Green To Co-Star In Family Film
Former "Beverly Hills, 90210" star Brian Austin Green and wife Megan Fox ("Transformers") will co-star in "Dakota", described as a "family action-adventure" that focuses on a military combat dog who changes the lives of everyone it encounters in a small rural town.
'Bridesmaids' Writers Kristen Wiig And Annie Mumolo Reunite For New Comedy
Annie Mumolo and Kristen Wiig, who co-wrote Wiig's 2011 hit "Bridemaids", have teamed up again to write and co-star in a new project, "Barb & Star Go to Vista Del Mar", set for a 2020 release. The new comedy follows BFFs Barb and Star (Wiig and Mumolo), who leave their small midwestern town for the first time to go on vacation in Vista Del Mar, Florida, where they find themselves entangled in a villain’s evil scheme to kill everyone in town.
John Cena In Talks To Star In 'Suicide Squad' Sequel
The upcoming sequel to "Suicide Squad" may be adding a big new name.
John Cena is reportedly in talks to join the cast of the superhero film, alongside fellow newcomer to the franchise, Idris Elba and returning star Margot Robbie.
The film is scheduled to hit theatres August 6, 2021.
Mike Myers To Star In New Comedy Series At Netflix
Mike Myers is about to do his thing once again.
The Canadian actor is set to play multiple characters in a new six-episode comedy series for Netflix.
“I love creating characters, and Netflix has given me a fantastic playground to play in,” Myers said.
Alison Pill And More Join Cast Of 'Star Trek' Jean-Luc Picard Series
Patrick Stewart is returning to the "Star Trek" universe with a new series about Captain Jean-Luc Picard.
Now, the series has added Canadian actress Alison Pill to the cast, along with "Penny Dreadful" star Harry Treadway and "American Crime Story" actress Isa Briones.
Details about the new series and who the actors will play are being kept tightly under wraps.
Alden Ehrenreich To Star In 'Brave New World' Series
"Solo: A Star Wars Story" star Alden Ehrenreich will star in "Brave New World", a 10-episode series for the USA Network adapted from Aldous Huxley's acclaimed novel set in a dystopian future. Ehrenreich will portray John the Savage, who was raised outside the confines of the New World, and whose entry into New London threatens the rigid social order in the city.
Gillian Jacobs Added To ’Fear Street’
“Community” alum Gillian Jacobs has joined the upcoming film adaptation of R.L. Stine's novel Fear Street.
Leigh Janiak (“It’s Kind Of A Funny Story”) has signed on to direct the trilogy that will take place in the ‘90s.
Kiana Madeira, Sadie Sink, Olivia Welch and Fred Hechinger Jr. will also star.
Production is currently underway in Georgia.
John Cusack To Star In Amazon Series
John Cusack has signed on to star in “Utopia” created by “Gone Girl” author Gillian Flynn. Co-starring Sasha Lane and Rainn Wilson, the series follows a group of people who are followed by a shadowy organization after they come in contact with a cult graphic novel
Maddie Ziegler Added To Steven Spielberg's 'West Side Story’
Maddie Ziegler is set to join the cast of Steven Spielberg's highly anticipated “West Side Story” remake.
Ziegler was one of 50 actors, singers and dancers joining the ensemble cast of Sharks and Jets. The “Dance Moms” alum has signed on as a Jet.
Ansel Elgort and Rachel Ziegler were previously announced as the starring roles of Tony and Maria, respectively.
Lucas Till, Lucy Hale To Star In Spike Lee-Produced Series
“MacGyver” star Lucas Till and “Pretty Little Liars” alum Lucy Hale have officially been cast to star in historical series “Son of the South”, executive produced by Spike Lee.
Based on the 2008 memoir “The Wrong Side of Murder Creek: A White Southerner in the Freedom Movement”, Till will star as Bob Zellner, a white Alabaman and grandson of a KKK member who becomes a college organizer and later a civil rights activist. Hale is tapped to play his college girlfriend, Carol Anne.
Sterling K. Brown Joins 'The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel' Cast
Sterling K. Brown has confirmed he'll be joining "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" cast for season 3.
The actor announced the news on Twitter, sharing in a video clip: “I’m going to do a little TV show, maybe you’ve heard of it: 'The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel'."
"The Palladinos were kind enough to write a little something for your boy, and I said 'yes.' So, stay tuned. I’m getting together with Midge and it’s going to be awesome."
Michelle Yeoh Cast In 'Avatar' Sequels
James Cameron is taking actress Michelle Yeoh to Pandora.
The "Star Trek: Discovery" actress is joining the cast of the upcoming sequels to "Avatar", in the role of Dr. Karina Mogue, a scientist.
“Throughout her career, Michelle has always created unique and memorable characters. I look forward to working with Michelle to do the same thing on the Avatar sequels," Cameron said in a statement.
Emma Thompson For Prime Minister
Two-time Oscar winner Emma Thompson is set to star as a Prime Minister, based partly on Boris Johnson and Nigel Farage, in a new BBC drama from former "Doctor Who" showrunner Russel T. Davies.
'Smallville' Meets 'Arrow'
Tom Welling has people talking. The "Smallville" lead will reportedly join the cast of "Arrow" for the show's final season. Fans already expect Welling to reprise his role as Clark Kent but that has yet to be confirmed.
Priyanka Chopra To India
Priyanka Chopra is preparing for another wedding in India. The actress is set to star in an untitled comedy for Universal Pictures. The film depicts a culture clash sparked by an Indian wedding.
Mindy Kaling Joins The Fun
Mindy Kaling is expected to star alongside Chopra in the untitled Universal flick. She will also write the script with Dan Goor and has the option to direct the project.
Lena Waithe Joining 'Westworld'
There is no slowing down Lena Waithe, who just added an acting role in the upcoming third season of HBO's "Westworld" to her already-busy schedule. In addition to her "Westworld" role (which is being kept under wraps), Waithe is also the creator/exec producer of Showtime's "The Chi" and showrunner of BET's "Boomerang", the new series based on the 1992 Eddie Murphy movie.
Leslie Jones And Kristen Bell Team For Crime Comedy
“Saturday Night Live” star Leslie Jones and Kristen Bell are attached to star as Phoenix housewives in “Queenpins.”
The story centers on creation of a scheme to counterfeit coupons, leaving the housewives with $40 million coupon cartel. The team of Aron Gaudet and Gita Pullapilly, who directed “Beneath The Harvest Sky,” have been attached to direct from their own script.
Tatiana Maslany Nabs Starring Role In HBO’s ‘Perry Mason’
Tatiana Maslany will join Matthew Rhys in the upcoming HBO series “Perry Mason”.
The Canadian beauty is set for a starring role in the reimagining of the 1960s courtroom drama as Sister Alice.
“Perry Mason” is being developed by Robert Downey Jr. and his wife Susan Downey, a.k.a. Team Downey.
Tom Hiddleston Confirmed For 'Loki' Streaming Series
Disney's upcoming Disney+ streaming service is loading up with superheroes, and confirmed that Tom Hiddleston will reprise his "Avengers"/"Thor" role as the god of mischief in a "Loki" series. In addition, Disney also announced that Anthony Mackie and Sebastian Stan will team up for "The Falcon and The Winter Soldier", which will also stream on Disney+.
Jake Gyllenhaal Heads To ‘Lake Success’
Jake Gyllenhaal is set to star in HBO's new limited series "Lake Success", based on Gary Shteyngart’s book. “Gary’s novel is a beautifully executed character study highlighting the depth of human contradiction and complication, set against the timely backdrop of America today," Gyllenhaal and Riva Marker’s Nine Stories production company said in a statement to Deadline. "We are thrilled to partner with HBO, who has consistently been home to some of the most exciting and acclaimed premium content over the past two decades."
'Game Of Thrones' Actor Iain Glen To Star As Bruce Wayne In 'Titans'
The upcoming season of DC Universe's "Titans" is set to star "Game of Thrones" actor Iain Glen in the role of Bruce Wayne.
Glen will play an older version of Wayne, who is still trying to fend off evil as Batman, and wants to reconcile with his former sidekick Dick Grayson.
Emmy Rossum Tapped To Star In ‘Angelyne’
Emmy Rossum has lined up her next gig after wrapping “Shameless” in 2018, starring in the series “Angelyne”.
The upcoming show is inspired by The Hollywood Reporter story about a mysterious billboard bombshell.
Rossum and her husband, Sam Esmail ("iRobot"), will also produce.
Aaron Eckhart To Star In Conspiracy Theory Thriller
“Sully” star Aaron Eckhart will star as the lead in the new conspiracy theory thriller “Wander”, directed by April Mullen.
The actor will play Arthur Bretnik, a mentally unstable private investigator who is convinced that the suspicious-death case he’s been assigned to is linked to the same conspiracy coverup surrounding his daughter’s death.
Kate McKinnon To Star As Elizabeth Holmes In Hulu’s ‘The Dropout’
Kate McKinnon has been tapped to play Elizabeth Holmes in the upcoming Hulu series “The Dropout”.
“The Dropout” will focus on ABC News’ podcast about the rise and fall of the disgraced Holmes and her company, Theranos.
McKinnon will also executive produce.
Winona Ryder To Star In 'The Plot Against America' For HBO
HBO's high-profile Philip Roth adaptation "The Plot Against America" has cast its first stars, including Winona Ryder, Zoe Kazan and John Turturro.
The miniseries is being written and executive produced by "The Wire" creator David Simon, with his frequent collaborator Ed Burns.
The alternate history story imagines a world in which the fascist-sympathizer and aviator Charles Lindbergh becomes President of the U.S. in the 1930s.
Taylor Kitsch And Michael C. Hall To Star In Drama 'Shadowplay'
Taylor Kitsch and Michael C. Hall are teaming up to star in the new drama series "Shadowplay".
The thriller, from the creator of "The Bridge", will feature 16 episodes over two seasons, and is set in 1946 Berlin, in the aftermath of WWII and the early days of the Cold War.
Freddy Krueger Actor Robert Englund To Host Travel Channel Series
"A Nightmare on Elm Street" star Robert Englund is going to the Travel Channel.
The Freddy Krueger actor will host the new series "Shadows of History", looking at scary stories ripped from the headlines of history.
Ryan Murphy Bringing 'The Prom' To Netflix
Ryan Murphy is bringing hit LGBTQ Broadway musical "The Prom" to Netflix. The "American Horror Story" creator — who last year signed a $300 development deal with Netflix — announced his plan to shoot a movie version of the musical during a special charity performance of the show, which centres on a teenage girl who bands together with a group of high-school eccentrics to fight the injustice after she's banned from attending prom with her girlfriend. "'The Prom' is one of the most uplifting, heartfelt and special musicals I have ever seen on Broadway," said Murphy. "It's truly an original that celebrates the underdog and says in a loving spectacular way that LGBTQ rights are human rights."
Camila Cabello To Star In A New ‘Cinderella’ Movie
Camila Cabello is stepping into the acting world with a starring role in a retelling of “Cinderella”.
Not only will Cabello star, but she will also be involved with the music for the flick.
James Corden will act as a producer with Kay Cannon in the director’s chair.
Marla Maples In 'The Righteous Gemstones'
Marla Maples, the second wife of U.S. President Donald Trump, is slated to star in HBO's new Televangelist comedy series "The Righteous Gemstones". Maples will star alongside Danny McBride. She posted an Instagram photo from the set in South Carolina noting, "[I] couldn't be much happier than [i am] now."
Disney+ Gets 'Monsters, Inc.' Cast Back Together For New Spin-Off Show
John Goodman (Sulley) and Billy Crystal (Mike Wazowski) will be starring in the Disney+ "Monsters, Inc." spin-off series "Monsters at Work".
According to The Hollywood Reporter, the show is set to debut in 2020 and Goodman and Crystal will join newcomers such as Ben Feldman, Kelly Marie Tran, Henry Winkler, Lucas Neff, Alanna Ubach, Stephen Stanton and Aisha Tyler.
Members of the original voice cast John Ratzenberger (Yeti), Jennifer Tilly (Celia) and Bob Peterson (Roz) will also be returning.
Emma Corrin To Play Princess Diana In 'The Crown' Season 4
Netflix have confirmed newcomer Emma Corrin is going to be taking on the role of Princess Diana in "The Crown" season 4.
The actress shared: "Beyond excited and honoured to be joining 'The Crown' for its fourth season."
"I have been glued to the show since the first episode and to think I’m now joining this incredibly talented acting family is just surreal."
Julianne Moore Tells 'Lisey's Story'
Julianne Moore has nabbed the lead role in Stephen King and J.J. Abram's new Apple TV+ drama "Lisey's Story". Apple has placed an eight-episode straight-to-series order and all three celebrities will share executive producer credits.
Kelsey Grammer Joins ‘Charming The Hearts Of Men’
Kelsey Grammer has been added to the upcoming politically charged romance “Charming The Hearts Of Men”.
The film is inspired by true events that altered the world for women in America. It also touches on the discrimination black and white women suffered through the '60s.
Production on the project begins this August in Georgia.
Joel McHale Lands 'Card Sharks' Job
Joel McHale has been named as the host of the revived game show "Card Sharks".
According to Variety, the show will see players have the opportunity to "win a fortune on the turn of a single playing card."
McHale said, “I’m very excited to be hosting ‘Card Sharks'. Game winners can win tens of thousands of dollars and in an updated twist – losers will be fed to a pen of adult Tiger Sharks.”
The show originally ran on NBC from 1978 to 1981.
Ryan Reynolds To Produce Game Show
Canada’s own Ryan Reynolds will produce a new ABC family-oriented game show called “Don’t”. In the show, families of four will perform various challenges while being told “don’t” do something. The contestants might be told “don’t laugh,” “don’t scream," or “don’t slip.”
Dave Bautista Fights 'Army Of The Dead' On Netflix
Dave Bautista will wage war on the "Army Of The Dead" after going toe-to-toe with Triple H at Wrestlemania 35. The "Guardians Of The Galaxy" star has snagged the lead role in Zack Snyder's new $70 million-budget zombie heist film for Netflix.
Idris Elba To Join ‘Suicide Squad’ Sequel
Idris Elba has joined the upcoming “Suicide Squad” sequel.
Will Smith’s role of Deadshot has been removed from the upcoming installment, with Elba stepping into a new character.
It was previously reported that Elba would take over the role from Smith but sources told Variety he will actually have a whole new character.
Margot Robbie and Jared Leto are also rumoured to return.
Viola Davis Will Return To ‘The Suicide Squad’ Sequel
Viola Davis is set to return to the role of Amanda Waller in the upcoming “The Suicide Squad” sequel.
James Gunn will take over behind-the-scenes as director, replacing David Ayer.
Margot Robbie and Jared Leto are also rumoured to return with Idris Elba replacing Will Smith as Deadshot.
The new instalment will hit big screens August 6, 2021.
John Cho To Star In ‘Cowboy Bebop’
Netflix has announced John Cho will star in “Cowboy Bebop”, an adaptation of the popular anime show. Cho, best known for playing Harold Lee in the “Harold & Kumar” franchise, will star as Spike Spiegel in the live-action series.
K.J. Apa, Gary Sinise Added To ‘I Still Believe’
“Riverdale”’s K.J. Apa is set to join "Forrest Gump” alum Gary Sinise in the upcoming faith-based film “I Still Believe”.
Apa has signed on to play the gospel singer Jeremy Camp, Sinise will play his father.
Jon Erwin, Andrew Erwin and Kevin Downes announced the project at CinemaCon, revealing the flick will follow Camp’s “spiritual journey.”
Amy Adams Joins Ron Howard’s ‘Hillbilly Elegy’
Amy Adams is heading to Netflix.
The Oscar-nominated actress has joined Ron Howard’s adaptation of “Hillbilly Elegy” for the streaming giant.
The upcoming film is based on the bestselling memoir by J.D. Vance, following a modern exploration of the American Dream.