Jude Law In Talks For ‘Captain Marvel’
Jude Law is in negotiations to star opposite Brie Larson in “Captain Marvel”. He could play a mentor to Larson’s Carol Danvers, a woman who has superpowers after her DNA is infused with an alien during an Air Force accident.
Alexander Skarsgard Nabs Mini-Series Role
Fresh off his Emmy win for “Big Little Lies”, Alexander Skarsgard will return to TV in the six-part AMC mini-series “The Little Drummer Girl”. Based on John le Carre’s novel, the actor will star as an Israeli intelligence officer who becomes entangled in a high-stakes story with a young actress.
Lizzy Caplan Joins ‘Gambit’
“Masters Of Sex” actress Lizzy Caplan will join Channing Tatum in the X-Men spin-off, “Gambit”.
‘Will & Grace’ Stars To Host Awards Special
“Will & Grace” stars Eric McCormack and Debra Messing will host the star-studded “Golden Globes 75th Anniversary Special” with all-new interviews with Kate Winslet, Amy Adams, Jake Gyllenhaal, Nicole Kidman, Julia Roberts and more on Dec. 13.
Carmen Ejogo Cast In 'True Detective'
Carmen Ejogo ("Alien Covenant" is set to star alongside Mahershala Ali in the third season of "True Detective", which will tell “the story of a macabre crime in the heart of the Ozarks, and a mystery that deepens over decades and plays out in three separate time periods.” Ejogo will play a schoolteacher from Arkansas who has a connection to two children who went missing in 1980.
Douglas Booth Gets His Motley Creu On
Actor Douglas Booth is in negotiations to play Motley Creu member Nikki Sixx in the heavy metal band's upcoming Netflix biopic "The Dirt".
Adam Driver, Laura Dern, Scarlett Johansson Team Up
Noah Baumbach casts Adam Driver, Scarlett Johansson, and Laura Dern in his latest project.
The film's plotline is still being kept under wraps, but Baumbach will be directing and writing the film, set to release on Netflix.
Merritt Wever and Azhy Robertson will also co-star.
Rose Byrne Joins Mark Wahlberg In 'Instant Family'
Actress Rose Byrne will star opposite Mark Wahlberg in the new comedy "Instant Family". The film will follow a couple who decides to adopt through the foster-care system, but then find themselves in over their heads raising three wild kids.
Odenkirk And Keener Gear Up For 'Incredibles 2'
Bob Odenkirk and Catherine Keener have joined the cast of the highly anticipated Pixar animated sequel "Incredibles 2". The details of their roles have yet to be announced.
George Clooney To Star In 'Catch 22'
George Clooney will star in and direct the small-screen adaptation of the novel "Catch 22".
While the six-episode series doesn't have a network, it will star the Oscar winner along with Alan Arkin, Martin Balsam, Richard Benjamin and Bob Newhart.
Clooney will play Col, Cathcart, who Balsam originally played in the 1970 film adaptation.
Rachel Bilson, Eddie Cibrian Land New Series
Rachel Bilson and Eddie Cibrian are set to star in the new procedural series “Take Two” from the creators of “Castle”.
Tatiana Maslany And Sebastian Stan Are Eyeing 'Destroyer'
Tatiana Maslany and Sebastian Stan are currently in negotiations to star in the upcoming crime thriller, “Destroyer”, Deadline reports. Starring Nicole Kidman, the Karyn Kusama-directed drama follows the story of an LAPD detective who must face old demons after working undercover in California’s gang community as a young cop.
Jenna Elfman Joining 'Fear The Walking Dead'
TV viewers have seen Jenna Elfman deliver punchlines, but soon we'll be seeing the former "Dharma and Greg" star stabbing zombies in the skull in her upcoming gig as series regular on "Fear the Walking Dead". Also joining the show is Garrett Dillahunt ("Deadwood"), although details about the characters they'll be playing are being kept top secret for the time being.
Jay Baruchel To Star In Canadian Streaming Comedy
"This Is The End" actor and Canadian Jay Baruchel is set to make his return to series television with his role as Hard Right Jay, the tiki-torch wielder from out of town, in the CraveTV exclusive series "Letterkenny".
Chris Martin's Cold Read
Coldplay frontman Chris Martin will guest star on an upcoming episode of "Modern Family", called "Brushes with Celebrity". Martin, 40, will play a significant role in the episode, which involves the singer buying a home from Phil Dunphy (Ty Burrell). The episode airs on Nov. 29.
Zendaya To Star In Reese Witherspoon-Produced 'A White Lie'
Zendaya has been cast to star in "A White Lie", an adaptation of the Karin Tanabe novel "The Gilded Years", a psychological thriller about a light-skinned African-American woman in the turn of the century who passed as white in order to attend Vassar.
Dax Shepard Joins 'Will And Grace" For One Night
"Parenthood" star Dax Shepard is the latest celeb reported to be a guest star on an upcoming episode of "Will and Grace". No details of his role have been released yet.
Tune-in to “Will & Grace” every Thursday at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Global.
Bill And Brian Murray Lock Down New Facebook Show
Brothers and now co-stars Bill Murray and Brian Doyle-Murray will star in a new Facebook Watch comedy series called "Bill Murray and Brian Doyle Murray’s Extra Innings", set to premiere on Nov. 20.
Gwen Stefani's Christmas Special Nabs Blake Shelton
Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton will warm up our TV screens this holiday season with Stefani's own Christmas special.
For "Gwen Stefani's You Make It Feel Like Christmas", Stefani will sing a number of Christmas classics including some off of her new yuletide album.
Beau Shelton, along with Chelsea Handler, Ken Jeong, Seth MacFarland and Ne-Yo, will make appearances.
Ellen Page To Star In 'Umbrella Academy' For Netflix
Ellen Page has signed on to star in the upcoming Netflix adaptation of "Umbrella Academy" from Dark Horse Comics. The series will follow the estranged members of a dysfunctional family of superheroes as they they work to solve their father’s mysterious death while coming apart at the seams because of their divergent personalities and unique superpowers.
Laurie Metcalf To Guest On 'Supergirl'
We'll be seeing a lot more of Laurie Metcalf in 2018 when ABC debuts its "Roseanne" reboot, but in the meantime she'll be paying a visit to Capital City for a guest spot on "Supergirl". Metcalf will play the estranged mother of Winn (Jeremy Jordan) in an episode slated to air in early 2018.
'Last Jedi' Director Rian Johnson To Create All-New 'Star Wars' Trilogy
Rian Johnson, director of the upcoming "Star Wars: The Last Jedi", will be remaining in a galaxy far, far away after being tapped by Lucasfilm to develop a brand-new trilogy within the world of "Star Wars". “We all loved working with Rian on 'The Last Jedi',” said Kathleen Kennedy, president of Lucasfilm. “He’s a creative force, and watching him craft 'The Last Jedi' from start to finish was one of the great joys of my career. Rian will do amazing things with the blank canvas of this new trilogy.”
Julia Roberts, Stephan James To Star In 'Homecoming'
Stephan James will be starring opposite Julia Roberts in "Homecoming", a new series for Amazon. The series is described as "a psychological thriller that centers on Heidi (Roberts), a caseworker at a secret government facility, and a soldier (James) eager to rejoin civilian life." Production on the upcoming series is set to begin in Los Angeles in April 2018.
Josh Groban Joins Tony Danza In 'The Good Cop'
Josh Groban will join Tony Danza in the upcoming Netflix original series "The Good Cop".
This will be Groban's first major TV role, as the singer takes on the role of bad cop Danza's son, an obsessively honest police officer in New York City.
Julianna Margulies Cast In AMC's 'Dietland'
Juliana Margulies is set to star as Kitty, a magazine editor in AMC's "Dietland".
"Dietland" follows a woman who is preparing for weight loss surgery as rival feminist women (one of them, Margulies) delude her decision.
Erin Drake and Joy Nash will co-star in the upcoming series.
Jom Hamm To Star In Supernatural Thriller 'Off Season'
Jon Hamm has been cast in the starring role in "Off Season", a supernatural thriller about a man who goes in search of his elderly father, who has mysteriously disappeared. The action takes place in the Canadian tundra, where the character's desperate search for his father unearths some shocking family secrets.
Milo Ventimiglia Joins The Cast Of 'Second Act'
Milo Ventimiglia is stepping in to play Jennifer Lopez’s longtime boyfriend, Trey, in Peter Segal’s romantic comedy “Second Act”. The movie, which is currently filming in New York City, stars Vanessa Hudgens, Leah Remini and Annaleigh Ashford. “'Second Act' is a story that empowers the every woman to do more, to be more and not limit their dreams,” Lopez, who is also a producer on the project, previously said in a statement.
Molly Shannon Returns to 'Will & Grace'
Molly Shannon is set to reprise her guest role as Val Bassett on NBC’s reboot of “Will & Grace”. Val, who originally appeared on the show back in 1999 as Will and Grace’s neighbour, starred in five episodes from 1999 to 2004.
'The Boys In The Band' Returns To Broadway
Matt Bomer, Jim Parsons and Zachary Quinto are making their way to Broadway for “The Boys in the Band” — a reboot of the 1968 gay drama. “Glee”’s Ryan Murphy is set to produce the theatre project, which celebrates its 50th anniversary next year.
Beyonce Joins Cast Of 'The Lion King'
"The Lion King" has found a queen — Queen Bey, that is! Beyonce has been cast in the role of Nala in Disney's upcoming Jon Favreau-directed live-action reboot of the animated mega-hit, joining such stars as Donald Glover (Simba), Chiewetel Ejiofor (Scar), Seth Rogen and Billy Eichner (Pumba and Timon) and James Earl Jones, who's set to reprise the role of Mufasa.
Julianne Moore To Play Gloria Steinem
Julianne Moore is set to play feminist icon Gloria Steinem in “My Life On The Road”, directed by Julie Taymor. The film, based on Steinem’s memoir, will see her grow from reluctant spokesperson for the feminist movement into a cultural icon and symbol of the fight for equality.
Elizabeth Banks And Margot Robbie Team For 'Paper Bag Princess'
Elizabeth Banks and Margot Robbie have signed on for "The Paper Bag Princess", a big-screen adaptation of the acclaimed children's book from Canadian author Robert Munsch. Banks is attached to direct, while Robbie will star.
Lily Collins To Play Ted Bundy’s Girlfriend
Lily Collins will star opposite Zac Efron in “Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, and Vile”, a biopic on notorious serial killer Ted Bundy. The film is told from Bundy’s live-in lover Elizabeth’s point of view and look at how he hid his killing spree from her.
Joseph Gordon-Levitt Signs On For Hijacking Thriller
Joseph Gordon-Levitt has replaced Paul Dano in the airline hijacking thriller “7500” after the “Prisoners” actor dropped out due to scheduling conflicts. Gordon-Levitt will begin filming in Italy next week.
Lupita Nyong'o And Josh Gad Team Up For 'Little Monsters'
Lupita Nyong'o and Josh Gad join the cast of zombie-based comedy, "Little Monsters".
Abe Forsythe ("Down Under") will direct the film about a zombie outbreak during school hours.
Alexander England will also star in the upcoming flick.
Nathan Fillion Returning To ABC In New Cop Show
Nathan Fillion is coming back to the ABC, where he starred for eight seasons on "Castle". In his new series, "The Rookie" (which is inspired by a true story), he plays John Nolan, the oldest rookie in the LAPD. At an age where most are at the peak of their careers, Nolan cast aside his comfortable, smalltown life and moved to L.A. to pursue his dream of being a cop. Now, surrounded by rookies 20 years his junior, Nolan must navigate the dangerous, humorous and unpredictable world of a “young” cop, determined to make his second shot at life count.
Gabrielle Union Tapped For 'Bad Boys' TV Spinoff
Gabrille Union will be reprising her "Bad Boys 2" character Special Agent Sydney "Syd" Burnett in a new spinoff series that is currently being pitched to TV networks. The show would follow the adventures of Union's character. In the original film, the character was an undercover operative with the DEA — and sister of Detective Lieutenant Marcus Burnett (Martin Lawrence), as well as being romantically involved with Marcus' partner, Detective Lieutenant Mike Lowrey (Will Smith).
‘The Crown’ Finds Its New Queen
Claire Foy’s reign as Queen Elizabeth II on Netflix’s “The Crown” is coming to an end. Olivia Colman has been cast as Her Royal Highness for seasons three and four when the series shifts focus to the Queen in her 50s. Season two, which ushers in the 1960s, lands on Netflix on Dec. 8.
Jamie Dornan Teams Up With Rosamund Pike
"50 Shades of Grey" star Jamie Dornan will join Rosamund Pike in a Marie Colvin biopic, "A Private War".
The flick will follow Colvin (Pike), a journalist, who covers major conflicts around the world before her death in 2012 during a rocket attack.
Clint Black's Country Christmas Musical
Amid a wave of new, upcoming Christmas albums, renowned country musician Clint Black is offering something different. The "Killin' Time" performer is working on a Christmas musical for the stage, telling the story of a young war veteran with PTSD trying to reconnect with his wife and daughter.
'Black Klansman' Adds Adam Driver
Adam Driver is joining Spike Lee's "Black Klansman".
Driver will star as Flip, a quirky undercover police officer in Colorado.
Jordan Peele will produce the film.
Olivia Munn To Replace Zoe Saldana In 'Hummingbird'
Due to scheduling conflicts, Olivia Munn will replace Zoe Saldana in the action thriller "Hummingbird".
Munn will take on Saldana's role as a black-ops assassin in the Marcus Kryler and Fredrik Akerström directed film.
Sharon Stone Lines Up Next Project
Sharon Stone to star as mob mistress in thriller "Sunny".
We'll see the Oscar nominee's character go through a crazy 24 hours running from the mob's leader in the film directed by Norwegian filmmaker Eva Sorhaug, who will make her English-language film debut.
Jamie Foxx To Play Black Panthers Leader In 'Signal Hill'
Oscar-winner Jamie Foxx has signed on to play Geronimo Hill, the real-life leader of the Black Panthers, in "Signal Hill". Helmed by Taylor Hackford (who directed Foxx to Oscar glory in "Ray"), "Signal Hill" will focus on a police scandal and ensuing coverup, with Elizabeth Banks to play the newspaper reporter who breaks the story and Anthony Mackie as attorney Johnnie Cochrane, who (long before repping O.J. Simpson in the "trial of the century") pursued justice in the notorious police brutality trial.
Ben Mendelsohn In Talks For 'Captain Marvel' Role
Ben Mendelsohn ("Rogue One: A Star Wars Story") is reported to be in talks to play the villain opposite Brie Larson in "Captain Marvel". According to Variety, Mendelsohn would be taking on the role of the malevolent leader of an alien race called the Skrulls.
The Taylor-Johnsons Team Up Again
Husband-and-wife duo Aaron Taylor-Johnson and director Sam Taylor-Johnson are teaming up to bring the embellished memoir “A Million Little Pieces” to the big screen. Aaron will star as James Frey, the author of the best-selling book about addiction recovery that was marketed as a memoir, only to later be exposed as largely fabricated or exaggerated. Previously, the pair worked together on the 2009 John Lennon biopic “Nowhere Boy”.
Sara Ramirez Joins 'Madam Secretary'
"Grey's Anatomy" star Sara Ramirez is joining the cast of "Madam Secretary".
Ramirez is set to play Kat Sandoval, a legendary political strategist who will help Washington's State Department.
Ramirez even took to Twitter to share the news of her debut, "Can't wait for you to meet Kat on Nov. 19!" alongside a photo of herself on set.
"Madam Secretary" airs Sundays at 10 p.m. ET/PT on Global.
Renee Zellweger Gets Real
Actress Renee Zellweger has signed on to play "The Wizard of Oz" star Judy Garland in the biopic "Judy". The film follows Garland as she prepares for her final sold-out shows in London.
Naomi Watts To Take On A Thriller
Naomi Watts will star in the psychological thriller "The Wolf Hour".
The actress will play a woman who cuts herself off from the outside world during the infamous "Summer of Sam".
Production of the Alistair Banks Griffin-directed film will start later this year in New York City.
Morgan Freeman Pegged To Play Colin Powell
Morgan Freeman is set to play Colin Powell, the former U.S. Secretary of State in an upcoming film.
"Marshall" director, Reginald Hudlin, will take on another biopic, this time "Powell".
The flick will take place during Powell's turn as Secretary of State while George W. Bush was President and will lead up to his UN presentation.