George Clooney To Direct And Star In ‘Good Morning, Midnight’
George Clooney has signed on to direct and star in the upcoming Netflix flick “Good Morning, Midnight”.
The movie is based on Lily Brooks-Dalton’s 2016 novel of the same name.
Production is slated to begin in October with Clooney taking on the role of Augustine.
Constance Wu To Star In 'Goodbye, Vitamin'
Constance Wu has landed her next lead role.
The "Crazy Rich Asians" actress is set to star in a film adaptation of the award-winning novel "Goodbye, Vitamin".
The story follows a woman who returns home after learning her father has lost his job due to Alzheimer's. She partners with one of his former students to fake a class so her father will believe she is still teaching.
Danny Boyle To Direct '28 Days Later' Sequel
Danny Boyle is currently working on the sequel to his 2002 film "28 Days Later", which told the story of Jim, played by Cillian Murphy, who was in a coma for 28 days and wakes up to a deadly virus outbreak in Britain. The third piece in the franchise is being written by the original film's screenwriter Alex Garland. There is currently no information regarding the new film's title and plot.
Tom Hardy Returning For 'Venom 2'
It's official: Tom Hardy will be back for a "Venom" sequel, with producer Amy Pascal confirming he'll be reprising the role of journalist Eddie Brock and the alien Symbiote that bonds with him. “I can say that Tom Hardy will be back, magnificently playing that character as no one else can,” Pascal said. “When you think of Venom, you’ll never be able to think of anyone but Tom Hardy sitting in that bathtub of lobsters. And once you saw Tom Hardy do this character, that’s all you needed to know.”
James Marsden Joins 'The Stand'
James Marsden is joining the limited series adaptation of Stephen King's 'The Stand'.
Marsden is set to play the lead, Stu Redman, for the CBS/CBS All Access series.
Marvel Adds Ray Winstone To ‘Black Widow’
Ray Winstone is the latest addition to Marvel’s upcoming “Black Widow” stand-alone film.
Davis Harbour and Florence Pugh have also been added to the cast with Scarlett Johansson reprising the title role.
Johansson first appeared as Black Widow in 2010’s “Iron Man 2”.
Demi Moore Added To ‘Brave New World’
Demi Moore is heading to TV.
The actress has joined the cast of “Brave New World” in a recurring role, based on Aldous Huxley’s novel of the same name.
Alden Ehrenreich, Harry Lloyd and Jessica Brown Findlay will also star.
Salma Hayek And Owen Wilson To Star In New Sci-Fi Romance 'Bliss'
Love takes a sci-fi twist in the upcoming romantic drama "Bliss".
Directed by Mike Cahill, the film is set to star Salma Hayek and Owen Wilson.
Wilson plays a recently divorced man who meets a mysterious and enchanting woman played by Hayek, who believed the broken world around them is actually a computer simulation.
Ozzy Osbourne Added To ‘Trolls’ Sequel
Ozzy Osbourne is about to get animated.
The rock legend has signed on to voice King Thrash in the upcoming “Trolls” sequel.
According to Dreamworks, Trash and his daughter Queen Barb (Rachel Bloom) want to wipe all the different kinds of music from the Trolls' land and “let rock reign supreme.”
"Trolls World Tour" is set to hit big screens next year.
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau Added To ‘Gone Hollywood’ Series
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau has lined up his post-“Game Of Thrones” plans, starring in the new “Gone Hollywood” pilot.
The series follows a Hollywood talent agency in the 1980s, starring Coster-Waldau, John Magaro, Lola Kirke and more.
David Harbour's 'Frankenstein' Mockumentary To Debut On Netflix
In addition to the upcoming third season of "Stranger Things", David Harbour will soon be seen in another Netflix project, “Frankenstein’s Monster’s Monster, Frankenstein”. In the half-hour mockumentary, Harbour “uncovers lost footage from his father’s televised stage play” in an “over-the-top and often dramatic(ish) reimagined tale of mystery and suspense" as he “explores the depths of his family’s acting lineage to gain insight into his father’s legacy — all in 28 minutes.” Look for “Frankenstein’s Monster’s Monster, Frankenstein” to debut on July 16.
Rosamund Pike Tapped For Live-Action Fantasy Series
"Gone Girl" star Rosamund Pike will headline the live-action fantasy TV series "Wheel Of Time" for Amazon. The series is based on the novels by Robert Jordan that are set in a world where magic exists and only certain women are able to access it.
Jesse Tyler Ferguson To Host 'Extreme Makeover: Home Edition'
HGTV is bringing back "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" for 10 new episodes with a "modern" twist, and that includes a new host.
"Modern Family" star Jesse Tyler Ferguson is set to host the series, helping to mobilize workers and volunteers to renovate homes for local heroes and people in need.
Julie Andrews Joins Shondaland Series
Shonda Rhimes has cast Julie Andrews in one of her upcoming series for Netflix.
The "Mary Poppins" star will voice Lady Whistledown in the still-untitled series based on Julia Quinn’s Bridgerton family novels.
Andrews' character is a gossip writer offering readers scathing commentary on 1813 high society.
Jennifer Morrison Joins ‘This Is Us’
“Once Upon A Time” alum Jennifer Morrison is joining season 4 of “This Is Us” in a recurring guest role. No details about Morrison’s character have been revealed but we can expect to see her on TV this fall.
Michael Fassbender To Produce & Act In New Thriller
“Dark Phoenix” actor Michael Fassbender is not only starring in the upcoming spy thriller “Malko”, he’s also producing the film. Based on writer Gerard de Villiers‘ 'SAS' book series about an Australian nobleman and freelance CIA operative, Malko Linge, who has spent time working in a Nazi camp for imprisoned spies. Malko stands by his own moral code and will to survive, and nothing can stop him.
Jermaine Fowler Joins ‘Coming 2 America’
Comedian Jermaine Fowler has been added to the upcoming “Coming 2 America” sequel.
Fowler will join Eddie Murphy who will reprise his iconic role of Akeem.
“Coming 2 America” is scheduled to hit big screens on December 18, 2020.
Woody Harrelson Added To ‘The Most Dangerous Man In America’
Woody Harrelson has joined the limited series “The Most Dangerous Man In America” as Timothy Leary.
The upcoming series is based on the novel "The Most Dangerous Man" by Bill Minutaglio and Steven L. Davis about Leary’s escape from prison and run from the law in 1970.
Luke Davies will also star.
Gaten Matarazzo Signs On To Host Hidden-Camera Prank Show For Netflix
“Stranger Things” star Gaten Matarazzo has joined Netflix’s upcoming hidden-camera prank show “Prank Encounters” as host.
Each episode of the new series will follow two unsuspecting strangers who think they are starting their first day at a new job.
“Prank Encounters” is set to launch next year.
‘Everybody’s Talking About Jamie’ Adds Richard E. Grant
Richard E. Grant has lined up his next role, he'll play a former drag queen in “Everybody’s Talking About Jamie”.
The upcoming flick is the movie adaptation of the British stage musical, inspired by the true story of Jamie Campbell.
Max Harwood will play the title role of Jamie.
Lena Dunham To Return To HBO
Lena Dunham is making an epic return to HBO after “Girls” ended in 2017.
The actress/writer is behind "Industry", an eight-episode drama series set in the world of finance.
It is still unclear if Dunham will appear onscreen.
Lili Reinhart Doubles Up To Star And Produce ‘Chemical Hearts’
“Riverdale” star Lili Reinhart is set to star and, for the first time, executive-produce the upcoming Amazon Studios romance/drama “Chemical Hearts”. Based on Krystal Sutherland’s novel 'Our Chemical Hearts', the film is about a high school senior and hopeless romantic named Henry Page, who has never experienced love until he falls head over heels for transfer student Grace Town (Reinhart). Production is well underway in New Jersey; a release date has yet to be announced.
Oscar winner Kathy Bates is joining Clint Eastwood's "Richard Jewell".
The movie is about Jewell, who found the suspicious backpack at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics and saved lives but then was falsely accused.
Bates will play Bobi Jewell, Richard's mother.
Tracee Ellis Ross Joins ‘Daria’ Spinoff
Tracee Ellis Ross is getting animated.
The actress is set to star in and executive produce MTV’s upcoming adult animated series “Jodie”, a spinoff to cartoon hit “Daria”.
The original “Daria” ran for five seasons from 1997 to 2002.
Daniel Radcliffe Added To Interactive ’Kimmy Schmidt’ Special
Netflix has added Daniel Radcliffe to the upcoming interactive “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” special.
The “Harry Potter” alum will join the continuation of the hit comedy series for an unspecified role.
“Kimmy Schmidt” is the second interactive project from the streaming giant. The special will have viewers decide how the story goes,
Kid Cudi Joins 'Bill & Ted Face The Music'
The upcoming threequel "Bill & Ted Face the Music" is bringing Kid Cudi aboard.
The rapper reportedly has a significant role in the film, though details are being kept secret for now.
Cudi joins returning Stars Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter, along with William Sadler, Samara Weaving and Brigette Lundy-Paine.
Jude Law To Star In New Drama Series
Jude Law will star in the upcoming limited six-part TV series “The Third Day” playing Sam, who discovers the strange life of secret inhabitants on an unknown mystical island off the coast of Britain. In the latest collaboration between HBO and Sky, conflict arises among Sam and the islanders as he begins to confuse fantasy and reality, causing haunting pasts to resurface. “The Third Day” will begin shooting in July in the UK and will air in 2020 on HBO (North America) and Sky Atlantic (Europe).
John Cleese Joins 'Clifford, The Big Red Dog' Movie
John Cleese is set to join the upcoming children’s film “Clifford, The Big Red Dog”.
The “Monty Python” legend will star alongside Sienna Guillory, Darby Camp and Jack Whitehall in the flick based on the beloved children’s books.
Camp (“Big Little Lies”) will star as Emily, Clifford’s owner.
Sam Rockwell Is Going To Court In New Clint Eastwood Film
"Fosse/Verdon" actor Sam Rockwell is in the final stages of locking down the role of an attorney in Clint Eastwood's upcoming film "The Ballad of Richard Jewell". The film is inspired by the life of Jewell, a security guard who became an American hero after saving many lives, following the discovery of a backpack that caused the bombing at the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta. Rockwell will play Jewell's attorney.
Geena Davis Joins 'Glow'
Geena Davis will be guest starring on season three of the comedy/drama "Glow". The actress won the match when she landed the role of Sandy Devereaux St. Clair, a former showgirl who is now the entertainment director of the Fan-Tan Hotel and Casino.
Sandra Bullock Behind Upcoming Dramedy For Amazon
Sandra Bullock has lined up her next project: a 1980s college dramedy for Amazon.
The Oscar-winning actress has teamed up with fellow executive producers John Legend and Akiva Goldsman for the series loosely based on her time in college.
Jesse Williams Signs On For More 'Grey's Anatomy'
Fans of "Grey's Anatomy" can breathe a sigh of relief now that Jesse Williams has signed a deal that will see him remain with the medical drama for two more seasons. When ABC renewed the show through till the 2020-21 season last month, Williams was the only cast member without a deal in place. Williams will reportedly be in a limited number of episodes in the upcoming season, however, as he prepares to make his Broadway debut in April 2020 in the upcoming revival of Richard Greenberg’s "Take Me Out".
John Cena Joins 'Fast & Furious 9'
John Cena has officially signed on to "Fast & Furious 9".
No clue on who Cena's character will be except that he is "a bada**".
"Fast & Furious 9" is set to be released on May 22, 2020.
Kevin Hart Is 'Scrooged'
Kevin Hart is remaking the Christmas comedy "Scrooged" that originally starred Bill Murray.
Hart will not only star in the modern re-telling of "A Christmas Carol" but will also produce through his Hartbeat Productions.
The search for a writer is still underway.
Ashley Tisdale Joins New Sitcom 'Carol's Second Act'
Former Disney star Ashley Tisdale has been cast in the upcoming sitcom "Carol's Second Act" as a series regular.
The show, from the creators of "Trophy Wife", is also set to star Patricia Heaton.
Tisdale will play Heaton's daughter Jenny in the comedy about a mom who retires from teaching to become a doctor.
Peter Dinklage & Rosamund Pike To Star In 'I Care A Lot'
Peter Dinklage is in talks to star alongside Rosamund Pike in "I Care A Lot", a thriller about a self-serving legal guardian, Marla Grayson (Pike), who discovers that one of her clients (Dinklage) is not who he says he is. The casting would be Dinklage's first major film role after starring in "Game Of Thrones", which earned the actor three Emmy Awards. The film is in pre-production and is scheduled to start shooting by the end of June.
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Kate Walsh Joins Donal Logue In ‘Sometime Other Than Now’
Donal Logue ("Gotham") and Kate Walsh ("Private Practice") are teaming up for the upcoming indie drama “Sometime Other Than Now”.
The flick, which is currently in production in New York, will follow Sam (Logue), who after a motorcycle crash finds himself in a run-down New England motel run by Kate (Walsh).
Ansel Elgort Joins Thriller ’Tokyo Vice'
Ansel Elgort is heading to TV.
The actor has joined the thriller “Tokyo Vice” for WarnerMedia’s streaming service.
“Tokyo Vice” is based on the non-fiction book by Jake Adelstein.
Elgort will also serve as executive producer.
Marc Anthony Joins Lin-Manuel Miranda’s ‘In The Heights’
Marc Anthony has joined the film adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s 2005 Broadway musical "In The Heights" as the father to Sonny, played by Gregory Diaz IV.
Miranda shared the news on Twitter: "Okay, I actually can't hold it in anymore. Sonny's father will be played by Marc Anthony. It's a brief but pivotal role."
The flick is scheduled to be released on June 26, 2020.
Brigette Lundy-Paine And Samara Weaving To Play Bill & Ted Daughters
Bill & Ted are coming back, and bringing along a new generation.
Brigette Lundy-Paine And Samara Weaving are joining the upcoming threequel "Bill & Ted Face the Music".
Lundy-Paine will play Billie Logan, the daughter of Theodore "Ted" Logan, played by Keanu Reeves, while Samara Weaving will star as Thea Preston, the daughter of Alex Winter's Bill S. Preston, Esq.
Elizabeth Hurley Joins Marvel’s ‘Runaways’
Elizabeth Hurley has nabbed a villainess role in the Marvel series “Runaways”.
The actress will take on the role of Morgan le Fay in season three of the hit action series.
The premiere date of the upcoming season is still unknown.
Elizabeth Banks Joins Cate Blanchett In ‘Mrs. America'
Elizabeth Banks has been tapped to join Cate Blanchett in the upcoming FX drama “Mrs. America”.
The nine-episode limited series will follow the true story of the Equal Rights Amendment and the backlash, fronted by Phyllis Schlafly (Blanchett).
The series will also star Uzo Aduba, Rose Byrne, James Marsden, Sarah Paulson, Tracey Ullman and more.
Cary Elwes Added To Season Three Of “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”
Cary Elwes has joined Amazon Prime Video hit “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” for season three.
While details surrounding the “Princess Bride” alum’s role have been kept under wraps, he will appear in a number of episodes in the upcoming season.
Stephanie Hsu ("The Path") has also joined the ensemble.
Vanessa Lachey Joins 'BH90210'
Vanessa Lachey is joining the cast of "BH90210". Lachey, 38, will play a high-powered publicist married to Jason Priestley's character in the new Fox series reuniting the cast of the original "Beverly Hills, 90210". "BH90210" premieres Aug. 7.
Patrick J. Adams Joins Nat Geo’s ‘The Right Stuff’
Patrick J. Adams has landed the starring role in the upcoming series “The Right Stuff” for National Geographic.
Adams will play Maj. John Glenn in the drama based on Tom Wolfe’s bestselling nonfiction book.
Leonardo DiCaprio’s Appian Way and Warner Horizon Scripted Television will produce the series.
Brendan Fraser To Star In 'The Professionals'
Brendan Fraser and Tom Welling have been tapped to star in a series adaptation of the espionage movie "Soldiers Of Fortune" for Scandinavian SVOD service Viaplay.
La La Anthony Joins '90210' Reboot
La La Anthony ("Power") has signed on for "BH90210", the upcoming series in which the stars of "Beverly Hills, 90210" reunite, following their fictional attempts to launch a reboot of the iconic teen drama. Anthony will play the wife of original cast member Brian Austin Green, and is the first non-"90210" alum to join the new series.
Gina Rodriguez Is 'Awake'
"Jane the Virgin" star Gina Rodriguez has been cast in Mark Raso's new Netflix film "Awake". Rodriguez will play an ex-soldier who possesses the cure for a global catastrophe that kills electronics and prevents people from sleeping. There is no set release date for "Awake".
Arnold Schwarzenegger To Star In 'Superhero Kindergarten' Animated Series
The Governator is lending his voice to a brand new animated series from the late Stan Lee.
"Superhero Kindergarten" is one of the last projects the Marvel comics creator worked on before he passed away last year.
Schwarzenegger will play Arnold Armstrong, a gym teacher who gains superpowers and becomes Captain Courage, leading a class of superpowered kindergarteners.
'Stone Cold' Steve Austin To Host 'Straight Up' Talk Show
Former WWE superstar "Stone Cold" Steve Austin is getting his own very unique talk show on USA Network following "Monday Night Raw".
"Straight Up Steve Austin" premieres August 12, with guests Dale Earnhardt Jr., Gabriel Iglesias and more.
Austin and his guests will talk about their lives and careers while participating in wild adventures in different cities around America.
Move aside Judge Judy, judge Chrissy Teigen is in the courtroom. The supermodel and television personality will star in Quibi's "Chrissy's Court". Teigen will preside over real small claims cases. Her verdicts will be legally binding. Additionally, the supermodel's mother Vilailuck “Pepper Thai” Teigen will serve as the court’s bailiff.
Holly Hunter Joins 'Succession' Season 2
"Succession" is bringing Academy Award-winning actress Holly Hunter aboard for Season 2 in a recurring role.
Hunter will play Rhea Jarrell, the CEO of a rival media conglomerate of the Roy family.