Ken Jeong Joins 'The Emperor Of Malibu' From ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Author
Ken Jeong is reuniting with “Crazy Rich Asians” author Kevin Kwan for the new comedy “The Emperor Of Malibu”.
The film will follow the son of a Chinese billionaire who plans to marry an American woman. But when his over-the-top family comes to the States to take back their son, they fall in love with the American dream.
Jessica Garza Joins 'Penny Dreadful' Revival
The Showtime series "Penny Dreadful" is coming back to life in a new revival subtitled "City of Angels", and the new cast is starting to form.
Actress Jessica Garza is joining the show as a series regular, alongside actor Johnathan Nieves.
The actors will play the younger siblings of LAPD detective Tiago Vega, the show's main character, played by Daniel Zovatto.
Rom-Com Queen Makes Her Return
Meg Ryan, best known for her starring roles in iconic romantic comedies “You’ve Got Mail”, “When Harry Met Sally”, and “Sleepless In Seattle”, is making a big return to the screen. Ryan has confirmed that she is writing a new rom-com that she may possibly direct as well.
Jason Momoa In 'Dune'
"Aquaman" and "Game of Thrones" star Jason Momoa is joining Denis Villenueve's star-studded "Dune" cast. Momoa meets a who's who of actors including Timothee Chalamet, Rebecca Ferguson, Dave Bautista, Javier Bardem, Josh Brolin, and more.
Bucky In For Captain America
"Avengers: Infinity War" star Sebastian Stan is replacing "Captain America" lead Chris Evans in Netflix's "The Devil All The Time". The film is an adaptation of Donald Ray Pollock’s 2011 mid-western Gothic novel.
Brad Pitt Producing Documentary About Chris Cornell
Late Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell is about to be the subject of a new documentary.
The film, about the life of the influential musician, will be produced by Brad Pitt, with "Deep Water Horizon" director Peter Berg helming, and Cornell's estate involved.
Cornell died in 2017.
Benedict Cumberbatch's Devilish New Role
Benedict Cumberbatch has nabbed a devil of a role, with author Neil Gaiman revealing that the "Dr. Strange" star will play Satan in Amazon Prime Video's upcoming adaptation of "Good Omens", starring David Tennant and Michael Sheen as a demon and an angel, respectively, who join forces to attempt to prevent the apocalypse. In case you were wondering, Oscar-winner Frances McDormand plays God.
Josh Brolin Joins The All-Star Cast Of Denis Villeneuve's 'Dune'
Denis Villeneuve's "Dune" adaptation has added another big star to its impressive cast.
Josh Brolin is joining the sci-fi epic, alongside Timothee Chalamet, Rebecca Ferguson, Dave Bautista, Stellan Skarsgard, Charlotte Rampling and Javier Bardem.
'FBI: Most Wanted' Spin-Off Casts Kellan Lutz
"The Expendables 3" star Kellan Lutz is tapped to star as one of the leads in Dick Wolf's new spin-off "FBI: Most Wanted".
Lutz will star opposite Julian McMahon, Alana de la Garza and Keisha Castle-Hughes.
The actor will play FBI Agent Crosy, an army intelligence veteran.
Amy Acker Is The Fourth Shepherd 'Grey's Anatomy'
"Grey's Anatomy" fans are finally going to meet Derek Shepherd's fourth sister.
ET reports that "The Gifted" star Amy Acker will star as Kathleen Shepherd in an episode centring on sister Amelia, airing later this season.
Aaron Paul To Lead 'Breaking Bad' Sequel Film
More details about the forthcoming "Breaking Bad" movie are finally coming out and it looks like it will be a sequel, with Aaron Paul returning to star as in the lead role as Jesse Pinkman.
The film will reportedly premiere on Netflix first before airing on AMC. Series creator Vince Gilligan will also direct the film.
Chadwick Boseman + Spike Lee
"Black Panther" breakout star Chadwick Boseman will star in Spike Lee's next movie for Netflix. "Da 5 Bloods" follows Vietnam veterans who journey back to the jungle.
The 'Wu-Tang' Drama
"Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse" star Shameik Moore will star alongside Ashton Sanders and Erika Alexander in the 10-part "Wu-Tang An American Saga" series executive producer by RZA for Hulu.
Octavia Spencer Joins Anne Hathaway In 'The Witches'
Octavia Spencer will be joining Anne Hathaway in a new adaptation of "The Witches", the 1973 novel that was previously adapted for the screen in 1990. Spencer will play the grandmother of a 7-year-old boy who encounters a group of witches in the upcoming film, to be directed by Robert Zemeckis.
Miley Cyrus Will Appear On 'Drag Race' Season Premiere
Miley Cyrus is coming to "RuPaul's Drag Race".
The "Wrecking Ball" singer will be appearing as a judge on the reality competition show's 11th season premiere.
"Are you freaking out? Because I'm freaking out," Cyrus said in an announcement on Twitter.
Chris Evans To Star In Antoine Fuqua's 'Infinite'
Paramount has tapped Chris Evans to star in their blockbuster new film "Infinite", to be helmed by "Equalizer" director Antoine Fuqua.
Evans will star as Evan Michaels, a man haunted by past lives who discovers a secret society of near-immortal people who must stop an evil mastermind planning on destroying the planet.
David Spade To Comedy Central
David Spade is returning to the Comedy Central family 12 years after he left "The Showbiz Show". Spade and a rotating cast of comedians and celebrities will host a new pop culture show immediately after "The Daily Show".
Samantha Bee Announces 2019 Not The White House Correspondents’ Dinner
For the second year in a row, “Full Frontal”’s Samantha Bee will host the Not The White House Correspondents’ Dinner. “I promised myself I’d never do another one of these but someone’s gotta roast that motherf***er and if they won’t do it, I will,” Bee says in a promo for the special which will air on April 27 opposite the official White House Correspondents’ Dinner.
Thomas Middleditch Joins 'Zombieland' Sequel
"Silicon Valley" star Thomas Middleditch will shift gears to appear in the upcoming sequel to "Zombieland". He'll appear alongside original stars Woody Harrelson, Jesse Eisenberg, Emma Stone, and Abigail Breslin, along with fellow newbies Zoey Deutch and Rosario Dawson, who are also joining the sequel.
Lucy Liu Joins New Series 'Why Women Kill'
With "Elementary" ending, Lucy Liu has lined up her next big role.
The 50-year-old actress will star in the new CBS All Access comic drama "Why Women Kill" from Marc Cherry, the creator of "Desperate Housewives".
The series is about three women who take drastic steps after learning their husbands are cheating on them.
Reba McEntire Returning To Host The ACM Awards
The 54th Academy of Country Music Awards are set to air, and country music legend Reba McEntire will be back to host the big show.
2019 will mark the 16th year McEntire has hosted the ACM Awards.
The ACM Awards will be broadcast live from Las Vegas on April 7.
Martin Scorsese And Leonardo DiCaprio Bringing 'Devil In The White City' To Hulu
Hulu is getting a brand new serial killer drama with the help of Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio.
The frequent collaborators are executive-producing a series based on the hit non-fiction book "The Devil in the White City" by Erik Larson.
The book tells the dual stories of the architect who designed the 1893 Chicago World's Fair, and the notorious "Murder Castle" killed H.H. Holmes.
Josh Duhamel And Leslie Bibb Join 'Jupiter's Legacy'
Netflix is putting together a brand new superhero series, and they're lining up an amazing cast to star.
Josh Duhamel and Leslie Bibb will take lead roles in "Jupiter's Legacy", based on stories by comic book creator Mark Millar.
The pair will be joined by "The Crown" star Ben Daniels, Elena Kampouris, and Andrew Horton.
Leonardo DiCaprio will star in "The Right Stuff" from "Game Of Thrones" director based on Tom Wolfe's best-selling nonfiction book that takes place in the US as the space program was being developed.
'The Kominsky Method'
"The Kominsky Method" is adding Jane Seymour, Jacqueline Bisset and Paul Reiser to the hit Netflix show for Season 2.
‘Aquaman’ Spin-Off In The Works
Box office smash “Aquaman” is getting a spin-off! Warner Bros. has greenlit “The Trench”, a new movie focusing on the deadly deep sea creatures who attack hero Arthur Curry (Jason Momoa) and Mera (Amber Heard) in the film. “Aquaman” director James Wan and the cast are not expected to participate in the spin-off.
Chad Michael Murray Joins ‘Riverdale’
Chad Michael Murray has signed on for a recurring role on “Riverdale”. The former “One Tree Hill” actor will play Edgar, the charming leader of the cult-like Farm.
Malin Akerman Joins TV Drama Pilot
Toronto-raised Malin Akerman will lead a drama series pilot or NBC. “Prism” will follow the story of a murder trial that is told through a different character’s point of view each week. Akerman will play an “Erin Brockovich-type” character who is empathetic but ruthless.
‘Wicked’ Movie Sets Release Date
The movie adaptation of the Broadway musical “Wicked” has set a release date of Dec. 22, 2021. Stephen Daldry is set to direct but a cast has not yet been announced.
Peter Dinklage To Star In Graphic Novel Adaptation 'Last Sons Of America'
"Game of Thrones" star Peter Dinklage is set to take the lead in Netflix's new adaptation of the graphic novel "Last Sons of America".
The film will be set in the a post-apocalyptic future in which Americans can no long conceive babies, with children becoming a traded commodity.
"Lost Sons of America" will be directed by Josh Mond and produced by "Cloverfield" helmer Matt Reeves.
Ruby Rose Lands Another Starring Role
With her new series “Batwoman”, actress Ruby Rose has another starring role to add to her list this year. It has been announced that Rose has been cast as the star of “Doorman”. Filming for the new movie is set to begin in April.
Aaron Taylor-Johnson Joins ‘Kingsman’
Aaron Taylor-Johnson lands a spot in the upcoming prequel to the ‘Kingsman‘ franchise. The actor will work with the same director from Taylor-Johnson’s breakout film “Kick-A**”. It has also been reported that Gemma Arterton will be joining the prequel.
Rachel Skarsten In 'Batwoman'
Rachel Skarsten has been cast as the lead antagonist in The CW's upcoming series "Batwoman". Skarsten will play the villainous Red Alice opposite Ruby Rose's titular superhero.
‘Animal Kingdom’ Adds Emily Deschanel For Season 4
Emily Deschanel is the latest addition to “Animal Kingdom”’s cast.
The “Bones” alum will join the hit series for season four as the reoccurring character Angela.
“Animal Kingdom” makes Deschanel’s return to television from her 12-season run on "Bones".
Jason Priestley, Annalise Basso Star In Lifetime’s ‘Heaven’
Jason Priestley and Annalise Basso are set to star in Lifetime’s “Heaven”, based on V.C. Andrews’ Casteel Family book series.
“Heaven” is among the first of 75 upcoming original films due out this year. It’s also the first of four more films following Heaven Casteel and her siblings.
The flick will premiere on Lifetime Canada in summer 2019.
Nick Jonas Confirmed To Return To ‘Jumanji 2’
Nick Jonas will return to the upcoming sequel to 2016’s “Jumanji”.
Jonas will reprise his role as Alex alongside Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Kevin Hart, Karen Gillan and director Jake Kasdan.
Awkwafina is also in final negotiations for a significant role, while Danny DeVito and Danny Glover have officially signed on.
Edie Falco Joins 'Avatar' Sequels
The "Avatar" franchise is bringing a brand new face aboard.
"The Sopranos" star Edie Falco is joining the series as General Ardmore, an RDA Commaner.
The first of several planned "Avatar" sequels from director James Cameron is scheduled to hit theatres Dec. 18, 2020.
Billy Eichner To Headline Romantic Comedy
Billy Eichner is set to star in a romantic comedy about a relationship between two gay men with commitment problems. Eichner is also penning the script for the still-untitled film that will be directed by “Neighbors” director Nick Stoller and produced by Judd Apatow.
Levy Tran Joins ‘MacGyver’
Following the exit of series star George Eads, Levy Tran has joined the cast of Global’s “MacGyver”. The actress will make her debut on the Feb. 15 episode as Desiree Nguyen who joins the Phoenix Foundation to protect MacGyver while the team is on their global missions.
Ashleigh Murray Heads To ‘Riverdale’ Spinoff
Ashleigh Murray, who currently stars on "Riverdale" as Josie McCoy, has been cast in the newly announced spinoff series "Katy Keene". The character will depart from Riverdale to look for success in the big city.
Bella Thorne Stars In 'Southland'
Bella Thorne joins the cast of the new social media heist movie "Southland". The movie is about two young lovers who post their robberies on social media, gaining fame and followers in the process.
Roseanna Arquette And Ryan Murphy
Roseanna Arquette teams up with Ryan Muprhy for his new Netflix series "Ratched". Arquette will star alongside Sarah Paulson in the series.
Goop Expands To Netflix
Gwyneth Paltrow’s company Goop will soon have its very own spot on Netflix. The streaming giant has ordered a new docuseries that will consist of 30-minute episodes about spiritual and physical wellness. The show will be hosted by Paltrow herself, alongside Goop chief content officer Elise Loehnen.
Eddie Redmayne On 'Trial'
Eddie Redmayne will join the blockbuster cast of Aaron Sorkin's "The Trial of the Chicago 7". The film is a followup to "Molly's Game" and features Redmayne alongside Sacha Baron Cohen, Jonathan Majors, and Alex Sharp. Oh, and these two...
Seth Rogen, Joseph Gordon-Levitt Join ‘Trial Of The Chicago 7’
...Seth Rogen and Joseph Gordon-Levitt are reuniting once again. The pair have nabbed roles in Aaron Sorkin’s “Trial Of The Chicago 7”, based on the group charged by the U.S. government with anti-Vietnam war crimes. Michael Keaton is also rumoured to star.
Comedy Stars Join ‘Bring The Funny’
NBC has ordered 10 episodes of the new series “Bring The Funny”. This comedy competition show lands Kenan Thompson, Chrissy Teigen and Jeff Foxworthy as judges while Comedian Amanda Seales will serve as the show’s host. People who think they have a strong funny bone will take the stage to wow the judges and compete for a life-changing $250,000 prize.
Idris Elba To Star In Sci-Fi Thriller 'Deeper'
Idris Elba is set to star in the new film from "Everest" and "Adrift" filmmaker Baltasar Kormakur.
"Deeper" will feature Elba as a disgraced astronaut exploring a new deep sea trench hiding a mysterious and dangerous force.
The sci-fi thriller has been in development since 2016, with Bradley Cooper and Gal Gadot originally set to star before departing the project.
Bryan Cranston Joins New Thriller Series
“Breaking Bad” alum Bryan Cranston will star in an upcoming TV series. The show is described as a legal thriller and is set in New Orleans. Cranston will play a character named “Your Honour”, whose son is a victim of a hit-and-run.
Patrick J. Adams On 'Sneaky Pete'
Patrick J. Adams has secured a reoccuring role on season three of Amazon's "Sneaky Pete" following his departure from "Suits". The series was created by Bryan Cranston and David Shore.
Jenna Ortega And 'YOU' Season Two
"Jane the Virgin" star Jenna Ortega, 16, and James Scully are joining the season two cast of "YOU". Season two will air on the global streaming service Netflix as a Netflix Original.
Brie Larson Teams Up With Lynette Howell Taylor For Two Netflix Projects
Brie Larson has teamed up with producer Lynette Howell Taylor (“A Star Is Born”) for two upcoming projects with Netflix.
Up first is “Unicorn Store”, which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2017 and was picked up by Netflix - it will mark Larson’s directorial debut.
And Larson will likely sit in the director’s chair again for her second Netflix flick, “Lady Business”, also starring the Oscar-winning actress, but it has yet to be confirmed.
“Unicorn Store” will premiere on Netflix April 5.