Josh Hartnett, Hugh Grant Join Guy Ritchie's 'Five Eyes'
Josh Harnett and Hugh Grant have signed on to the upcoming Guy Ritchie action-thriller "Five Eyes".
The duo join previously announced star Jason Statham, who plays an MI6 agent recruited by a global intelligence alliance known as Five Eyes to stop the sale of a deadly new weapons technology that threatens to disrupt the world order. Reluctantly partnered with a quirky CIA tech expert (Aubrey Plaza of "Parks and Rec" fame), he sets off to find the billionaire arms broker who has the tech and is ready to use it. No word on Grant's character, but anyone who guessed "evil billionaire" may be onto something.
Michelle Pfeiffer To Play Betty Ford In 'First Lady' Series
Michelle Pfeiffer has signed on to Showtime's "The First Lady" anthology series. She'll portray Betty Ford, wife of President Gerald Ford.
Pfeiffer joins a cast that so far includes Viola Davis in the role of Michelle Obama; Susan Bier ("The Undoing") has signed on to direct.
"Michelle Pfeiffer and Susanne Bier have joined the brilliant and incomparable Viola Davis to bring the remarkable stories of these women into urgent, engrossing and long overdue focus," said Showtime's Amy Israel in a statement. "Michelle brings authenticity, vulnerability and complexity to all her roles, and Susanne is a visionary director who commands the screen with fierce honesty and a singular visual style. With these formidable artists in front of and behind the camera, we couldn't be more thrilled — especially at this unique moment in time for our nation — about the powerful promise of 'The First Lady'."
Jim Gaffigan Joins 'Peter Pan & Wendy' Cast
Comedian Jim Gaffigan has snagged a role as Mr. Smee in Disney's live-action "Peter Pan & Wendy" movie. Smee is Captain Hook's (Jude Law) loyal firstmate. Gaffigan will pick up where Bob Hoskins left off as Smee in 1991's "Hook".
Karamo Brown Joins 'Dear White People'
"Queer Eye" star Karamo Brown is joining Netflix's "Dear White People".
The show first premiered in 2017 and is based on the 2014 film of the same name.
Ethan Hawke Will Play The Villain In Marvel’s ‘Moon Knight’
Ethan Hawke will square off against Oscar Isaac’s Marc Spector on the Disney+ series, "Moon Knight" sources told TheWrap.
Details have not yet been released as to which character Hawke will play. In the comics, Moon Knight’s nemesis is Bushman, a fellow mercenary-turned-terrorist.
The cast for the Marvel series also includes “Ramy” star May Calamawy. The series expects to start shooting in March in Budapest.
'Matilda' Musical Adds To The Cast
Netflix's musical adaptation of "Matilda" has added three more to the cast.
Emma Thompson has been cast as Miss Trunchbull, Lynch as Miss Honey and Alisha Weir has landed the title role.
David O. Russell Movie Gets Star-Studded Cast
David O. Russell's newest movie has added a number of high-profile stars including Chris Rock, Anya Taylor-Joy, Mike Myers, Robert De Niro, Timothy Olyphant, Michael Shannon, Andrea Riseborough, Matthias Schoenaerts and Alessandro Nivola.
While not many other details are known about the original project, Christian Bale, Margot Robbie, John David Washington, Rami Malek and Zoe Saldana were previously announced as part of the cast.
Fredia Pinto To Star In 'Spy Princess'
Freida Pinto will star in and executive produce "Spy Princess" based on Shrabani Basu's biography Spy Princess: The Life of Noor Inayat Khan.
Khan was the first female wireless operator to be sent into occupied France in 1943 against the Nazis. Her life expectancy was only six weeks.
Peyton Elizabeth Lee Added To ‘Doogie Howser’ Reboot
Peyton Elizabeth Lee is set to taking the lead role in Disney+’s female-led “Doogie Howser” reboot.
The 10-episode series follows 16-year-old mixed-race medical prodigy, Lahela "Doogie" Kameāloha, living and working in Hawaii.
Lahela is based on the Doogie Howser character played by Neil Patrick Harris.
Anna Paquin Joins Zachary Levi With ‘American Underdog: The Kurt Warner Story’
Anna Paquin has been added to the upcoming drama "American Underdog: The Kurt Warner Story" alongside Zachary Levi.
The flick chronicles the true story of NFL pro Kurt Warner. Paquin is set to play Warner's wife, Brenda.
Tony Goldwyn, Daniel Dae Kim Join ‘The Hot Zone: Anthrax’
Tony Goldwyn and Daniel Dae Kim are teaming up for National Geographic's “The Hot Zone: Anthrax”.
The pair will star as leads in the second instalment of the scientific thriller anthology series.
The new season will focus on the harrowing anthrax attacks of 2001.
Rebel Wilson's Dog-Grooming Show 'Pooch Perfect' Picked Up By ABC
Rebel Wilson's dog-grooming show "Pooch Perfect" has been given an eight-episode series order by ABC.
The show will feature “10 of the best dog groomers in the country, along with their assistants,” with them battling it out in a series of themed challenges.
Lisa Vanderpump, celebrity dog groomer Jorge Bendersky and veterinarian Dr. Callie Harris will act as judges, while Wilson will host.
Joe Jonas Added To ‘Devotion’
Joe Jonas is set to make his big-screen debut in the upcoming war movie, “Devotion”.
Production of the big-budget flick is set to begin in February in Georgia with Jonas, Thomas Sadoski, Jonathan Majors, Christina Jackson and Glen Powell.
“Devotion” is from screenwriter JD Dillard.
Nick Jonas In Talks To Star In Streamed ‘Jersey Boys’ Musical
Nick Jonas is in talks to play Frankie Valli in a streaming event performance of the Tony Award winning Broadway musical, "Jersey Boys",Deadline reports.
The event will be produced by "Bohemian Rhapsody"‘s Graham King and the original Broadway producers, The Dodgers with Frankie Valli and Bob Gaudio.
Madison Iseman To Star In 'I Know What You Did Last Summer'
Madison Iseman is one of a handful of actors cast in Amazon’s series based on the "I Know What You Did Last Summer" movie.
Deadline says that alongside Madison-- Brianne Tju, Ezekiel Goodman, Ashley Moore, Sebastian Amoruso, Fiona Rene, Cassie Beck, Brooke Bloom and Bill Heck are also set to star.
"I Know What You Did Last Summer" centres on a group of teenagers who are stalked by a mysterious killer a year after a fatal accident on their graduation night.
While character descriptions haven’t been released, Iseman is thought to play a lead character, similar to Jennifer Love Hewitt‘s role in the movie.
Production will begin in January in Hawaii.
Andy Samberg To Star In Sci-Fi Comedy At Apple
Andy Samberg will star in and produce an untitled sci-fi comedy that Apple has acquired in a bidding war. It also has an impressive array of producers attached, including Ben Stiller and Noah Hawley, a source told TheWrap.
Andy Siara, who wrote Samberg’s “Palm Springs” from 2020, will write the screenplay, which is based on an original idea by “Bojack Horseman” creator Raphael Bob-Waksberg.
Brendan Fraser To Star In 'The Whale'
Brendan Fraser is set to star in Protozoa Pictures' upcoming film "The Whale", from director Darren Aronofsky in an adaptation of Samuel D. Hunter’s play about a morbidly obese recluse.
“The Whale” was critically acclaimed when it debuted Off-Broadway in 2012, winning both the Drama Desk Award and the Lucille Lortel Award for outstanding play.
Aronofsky’s Protozoa Pictures will also produce the film. The director scored raves and a strong following with the likes of “Requiem for a Dream” and “Black Swan”.
Ben Affleck To Direct ‘Keeper Of Lost Cities’
Ben Affleck is teaming up with Disney for his next big project.
Affleck has signed on to direct "Keeper Of Lost Cities", an adaptation of the bestselling book series by Shannon Messenger.
Along with directing, Affleck will also produce the film and co-write the script with Kate Gritmon.
The novels are about a telepathic 12-year-old girl on a journey to discover the secret behind her abilities.
Jake Epstein, Cazzie David, Britne Oldford & More Join 'The Umbrella Academy' Cast
Britne Oldford, Jake Epstein and Cazzie David are among those joining the cast of "The Umbrella Academy" ahead of the show's 10-episode third season.
Justin Cornwell and Genesis Rodriguez will also be joining the show, while Justin H. Min is set to return.
The actors and actresses will play the Sparrow Academy's own seven very special "children," TVLine reports.
Gugu Mbatha-Raw Joins BBC's 'The Girl Before'
"The Morning Show" actress Gugu Mbatha-Raw has joined the cast of the upcoming thriller "The Girl Before".
The series is an adaptation of JP Delaney’s bestselling novel of the same name.
Mena Massoud To Star In New Egyptian Film
Canadian-Egyptian "Aladdin" star Mena Massoud has found his next role.
The 29-year-old will star in the new Egyptian film "Fe Ez el Dohr" from screenwriter Karim Soror and director Morcus Adel, with production taking place in Cairo.
Kelvin Harrison To Play B.B. King In Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis Biopic
Kelvin Harrison Jr. ("The Trial of the Chicago 7") has been cast as legendary blues guitarist B.B. King in director Baz Luhrmann’s upcoming Elvis Presley biopic.
He's joining a cast that includes Austin Butler (as the King), Yola as rock 'n' roll pioneer Sistier Rosetta Tharpe, Maggie Gyllenhaal as Presley's mother, Gladys, and Tom Hanks as Presley's longtime manager Col. Tom Parker.
Candice Bergen To Guest Star On 'The Conners'
Candice Bergan is coming to "The Conners" in a major guest-starring role.
The "Murphy Brown" actress will play Ben's mother Barb, who has a cool relationship with her son thanks to her sense of superiority and her penchant for drinking.
She describes the Conners' house as, “Like one of those places they break into on that program 'Cops'.”
America's Got Talent Season 14 Photocall - Los Angeles
Simon Cowell is bringing his star power to "The X Factor Israel". Cowell will join the show's fourth season as one of the judges. This marks the first time he will judge an "X Factor" property outside of the U.K. and U.S.
Laverne Cox To Host Shondaland Podcast
Shonda Rhimes is teaming up with "Orange is the New Black" star Laverne Cox for a brand new weekly podcast.
"The Laverne Cox Show" will debut in February, and will feature intimate conversations with an array of guests.
Cox is also starring in the upcoming Shondaland limited series "Inventing Anna" for Netflix.
Bono Joins The Cast Of 'Sing 2'
The upcoming animated sequel "Sing 2" is putting together an all-star cast.
Bono is set to lend his voice to the film, along with Letitia Wright, Pharrell Williams, Bobby Cannavale, Chelsea Peretti, Halsey and Eric Andre.
Set to open Dec. 22, 2021, the film also stars Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Scarlett Johansson, Taron Egerton and Nick Kroll.
Frances McDormand To Star In Sarah Polley's 'Women Talking'
Canadian director Sarah Polley has her next leading lady in Oscar-winner Frances McDormand.
Polley set to write and directed "Women Talking", based on the novel by fellow Canadian Miriam Toews.
The book tells the tory of women isolated in a religious colony, struggling with their faith in the face of sexual assaults by the men in their community.
Matthew Rhys Stars In 'Wyrd'
Matthew Rhys will star in the FX series "Wyrd" based on the book series of the same name.
Rhys' partner Keri Russell will be executive producing the project which is being described as "James Bond" meets "The X-Files".
Millie Bobby Brown Joins ‘The Electric State’ Adaptation
Millie Bobby Brown is joining forces with Joe and Anthony Russo for the film adaptation of “The Electric State”.
The movie is based on the hit graphic novel of the same name.
Samuel L. Jackson To Star In Limited Series 'The Last Days Of Ptolemy Grey'
Samuel L. Jackson is heading to TV.
The Marvel actor is set to star in the new limited series "The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey" for Apple TV+.
Based on the novel by Walter Mosley, the six-episode series will star Jackson as 91-year-old Ptolemy Grey, a man abandoned by his family and suffering dementia who is given the chance to regain his memories and uses them to try and solve his nephew's death.
Florence Pugh To Star In Murder Mystery 'The Maid'
Florence Pugh has booked her next leading role.
The Academy Award-nominated actress is set to produce and star in the upcoming murder mystery "The Maid", based on the debut novel by Nita Prose.
The film follows Molly, a maid who gets a peek behind the murderous secrets of the hotel she works at and the guests who stay there.
Simu Liu To Star In ‘Arthur The King’
Simu Liu is set to star in "Arthur the King" alongside Mark Wahlberg, 'Deadline' reports.
The film, directed by Simon Cellan Jones, is based on the 2017 book 'Arthur: The Dog Who Crossed the Jungle to Find a Home' by Mikael Lindnord.
Production is expected to begin in January. Ali Suliman and Rob Collins are also set to star.
Dylan Sprouse To Star In Mindy Kaling’s HBO Max Comedy ‘The Sex Lives of College Girls’
Dylan Sprouse is set to star in Mindy Kaling’s HBO Max series “The Sex Lives of College Girls”, 'Variety' reports.
He joins Pauline Chalamet, Amrit Kaur, Reneé Rapp, and Alyah Chanelle Scott in the series, which focuses on four roommates at Essex College, a prestigious New England university.
Sprouse will play a character named Nico, a junior at the school.
Kate Beckinsale To Replace Isla Fisher In 'Guilty Party'
Kate Beckinsale is set to star as the lead role in Paramount+'s dark comedy "Guilty Party".
According to Deadline, the actress replaces Isla Fisher, who was originally due to play the part but pulled out over pandemic-related circumstances.
Beckinsale will play Beth Baker, "a discredited journalist desperate to salvage her career by latching on to the story of a young mother sentenced to life in prison for maiming and murdering her husband, crimes she claims she didn’t commit."
Rachael Leigh Cook Joins 'H's All That'
Rachael Leigh Cook is joining "He's All That".
The gender-swapped remake of "She's All That" won't see Cook in her original 1999 role as Laney Boggs, but instead as Padgett's (played by Addison Rae) mom.
Chris Pine To Join 'Dungeons & Dragons' Flick
Chris Pine is in final talks to star in the upcoming "Dungeons & Dragons" movie.
The live-action is a film based on Hasbro’s massively popular role-playing game.
Quintessa Swindell Added To ‘Black Adam’
Quintessa Swindell has joined the cast of "Black Adam" as Cyclone a.k.a. Maxine Hunkel.
She joins the previously announced cast of Dwayne Johnson in the title role, Aldis Hodge as Hawkman and Noah Centineo as Atom Smasher. Sarah Shahi has also been cast as a university professor and freedom fighter.
Alicia Vikander Joins ‘Irma Vep’ For HBO
Alicia Vikander has signed on to star in the TV adaptation of Olivier Assayas’ 1996 feature film “Irma Vep”.
The series, which will be loosely based on the film, follows Mira, an American movie star who moves to France to star as Irma Vep in a remake of the French silent film classic “Les Vampires”.
Nischelle Turner To Host 'Secret Celebrity Renovation'
"Entertainment Tonight"'s Nischelle Turner has been tapped to host "Secret Celebrity Renovation".
The upcoming reality show will follow celebs like Eve, Wayne Brady, Chris Paul, and Emmitt Smith as they return to their hometowns to make heartfelt home renovation gifts.
Christopher Walken To Star In 'The Offenders'
Christopher Walken is set to star in the six-part BBC and Amazon Prime Video series "The Offenders", from Stephen Merchant and Elgin James, Deadline reports.
Eleanor Tomlinson, Rhianne Barreto, and Gamba Cole will also star in the show, which will be Walken's first lead role on British TV.
Filming recently resumed in Bristol, U.K., after being shut down in March due to the coronavirus crisis.
Matt Smith Joins 'GoT' Spinoff
Matt Smith is moving from Buckingham Palace to the Red Keep for his latest princely part. The actor has been cast as Prince Daemon Targaryen in HBO’s “Game of Thrones” prequel series, “House of the Dragon”. Daemon is younger brother to King Viserys and also happens to be heir to the throne. He’s known for his skills as a warrior and a dragonrider, both essential for any Targaryen. But does he suffer the Targaryen curse of madness? It’s said that whenever a Targaryen is born, the gods flip a coin in the air…
Jaimie Alexander Reprises Role
Jaimie Alexander is heading back to the Marvel Cinematic Universe to reprise her role as Sif in the next installment of the Thor movie franchise, “Thor: Love and Thunder”. Deadline reports that she may also have a role in the new “Loki” series recently unveiled by Disney+. Fan favorite Alexander was absent from Thor’s last adventure in “Thor: Ragnarok”, so her return will be a delight to her fanbase.
Yahya Abdul-Mateen II Lands Action Role
Yahya Abdul-Mateen II is the latest talent to join Michael Bay’s new action-thriller, “Ambulance”. Abdul-Mateen II, perhaps best known for playing Doctor Manhattan in HBO’s “Watchmen”, will star opposite Jake Gyllenhaal. The movie is being adapted from an original Danish film, “Ambulancen”. Little is known about the plot of the movie, but, according to Deadline, the project will be reminiscent of ‘90s action movies like “Speed” and “Bad Boys", which Bay directed.
Chris Messina Leads HBO Pilot
Chris Messina has been cast as the lead in HBO Max’s new pilot “Verbatim”, an anthology series that will begin its run with a season about the 2019 college admissions scandal. It hasn’t been confirmed who Messina will be playing, but Deadline reports he may be portraying ringleader Rick Singer.
Ana de Armas Added To 'The Gray Man'
Ana de Armas is set to join Ryan Gosling and Chris Evans in the upcoming action thriller, "The Gray Man".
While de Armas' role is being kept under wraps, the flick follows a "freelance assassin and former CIA operative Court Gentry (Gosling) as he’s hunted across the globe by Lloyd Hansen (Evans), a former cohort of Gentry’s at the CIA", as per Deadline.
Mulaney & Samberg To Star In ‘Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers’ Reboot
John Mulaney and Andy Samberg are set to star in an upcoming reboot of “Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers” for Disney+.
The movie will hit the streaming platform in spring 2022 and is a combination of live action and computer animation, Variety reports.
Seth Rogen will also make a cameo in the film.
Andie MacDowell & Laura San Giacomo To Star In Steven Soderbergh's 'Sex, Lies And Videotape' Sequel
Andie MacDowell and Laura San Giacomo are set to star in Steven Soderbergh's "Sex, Lies and Videotape" sequel.
The pair will reprise their roles as sisters Ann Bishop Mullany and Cynthia Patrice Bishop.
Soderbergh told 'Filmmaker' magazine, "When I thought about 'Sex, Lies and Videotape', I realized that what I wanted to see is a movie about the two sisters 30 years later.
"One of them has a child who is about the same age that she was in the original. Both Andie and Laura have agreed to come on."
The original was released in 1989.
Will Smith To Take On The Extremes
Will Smith will explore the ends of the globe in Darren Aronofky's "Welcome to Earth".
The Nat Geo project will see Smith explore everything from an active volcano to deep under the sea.
Gabrielle Union Takes On Disney+ Movie
Gabrielle Union will star in the reimagining of "Cheaper By The Dozen" for Disney+.
The third iteration of the comedy will debut in 2022.
'Rescue Rangers' Cast
John Mulaney and Andy Samberg have been cast in Disney's live action "Chip N' Dale: Rescue Rangers".
No other details have been announced yet.
Kate McKinnon To Star As Elizabeth Holmes
Kate McKinnon is joining DisneyPlus’ upcoming drama “The Dropout” about the true story of the famous con-artist, Elizabeth Holmes. McKinnon will star as Holmes.
Melissa McCarthy Joins 'Nine Perfect Strangers'
Melissa McCarthy is set to join forces with Nicole Kidman for David E. Kelley's latest drama, "Nine Perfect Strangers".
The series is based on the novel by Big Little Lies writer Liane Moriarty.
Emma Stone Nabs Starring Role In Showtime's 'The Curse'
Emma Stone is joining forces with Nathan Fielder for the upcoming Showtime comedy "The Curse".
The series tells the story of how an alleged curse disturbs the relationship of newlyweds (Stone and Fielder) as they try have a child while co-starring on their new HGTV show.
Julia Roberts Heading To Apple TV+
Julia Roberts is set to star in the upcoming Apple TV+ project, based on Laura Dave’s upcoming novel The Last Thing He Told Me.
"The Last Thing He Told Me" follows a woman's relationship with her stepdaughter following the mysterious disappearance of her husband.
The limited series will be produced by Reese Witherspoon’s Hello Sunshine.
Chris Evans Added To Star-Studded ‘Don’t Look Up’
Chris Evans has been added to Adam McKay’s upcoming film “Don’t Look Up”.
The actor joins the already huge cast of Jennifer Lawrence, Leonardo DiCaprio, Meryl Streep, Rob Morgan, Cate Blanchett, Jonah Hill, Himesh Patel, Timothée Chalamet, Ariana Grande, Kid Cudi, Matthew Perry, and Tomer Sisley.
The film follows two low-level astronomers who try to warn the world of an approaching asteroid that will destroy Earth.
Ben Affleck Added To George Clooney's 'The Tender Bar'
Ben Affleck is set to star in the George Clooney-directed "The Tender Bar" for Amazon Studios.
The flick is based on the J.R. Moehringer memoir about a young man growing up in Long Island, seeking out father figures among the folk at his uncle’s bar.
The pair previously collaborated on the Oscar-winning flick "Argo".
Chris Pratt Behind Indie Comedy ‘The Black Belt’
Chris Pratt has signed on to star in and produce the upcoming indie comedy “The Black Belt”.
The coming-of-age film will star Pratt as an unorthodox uncle who trains his shy, unassuming teenage nephew in the ways of karate.
Kevin Hart, Wesley Snipes Team Up For Netflix's 'True Story'
Kevin Hart is joining forces with Wesley Snipes for Netflix's upcoming limited series "True Story".
Hart will play a version of himself in the fictional series, which follows his character Kid and Kid’s older brother Carlton, played by Snipes
Fox Adds Maggie Q To Comedy 'Pivoting'
Maggie Q is joining Fox's upcoming comedy pilot "Pivoting".
The "Nikita" alum is set to join Eliza Coupe and Ginnifer Goodwin in the series, which follows three women after the death of their childhood best friend. The loss prompts the friends to make a series of impulsive, ill-advised and self-indulgent decisions.
Queen Latifah Added To Netflix's 'End Of The Road'
Queen Latifah is heading to Netflix for the upcoming thriller "End Of The Road".
According to Variety, the film follows "recently widowed Brenda, who drives her family cross-country to start a new life after losing her job. While isolated in the desert in New Mexico, the family must learn to fight back when they become targeted by a mysterious killer."
Katherine Heigl To Star As Victoria Woodhull In Upcoming Series
Katherine Heigl is set to play Victoria Woodhull, the first woman to run for president, in the new series "Woodhull".
The series will be based on multiple biographies chronicling the life of Woodhull.
Alfred Molina Returns For 'Spider-Man 3'
Alfred Molina, who turned in a fan-favourite performance as the villainous Doctor Octopus in Sam Raimi's "Spider-Man 2", will star in Marvel and Disney's upcoming "Spider-Man 3" as Otto Octavius. For fans who have slogged through three iterations of the webbed superhero in 10 years, it will be fun to see actors from all three franchises represented. Molina represents an actor from the Toby Maguire version of Spider-Man, Jamie Foxx returns as Electro from the Andrew Garfield version, and Tom Holland reprises his role as the latest webhead.
Billy Porter To Join Ryan Seacrest And Lucy Hale For 'Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve'
Billy Porter is set to join Ryan Seacrest and Lucy Hale in Times Square in New York City for “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2021”.
Returning to the show for her fourth year, Ciara will once again oversee the Los Angeles festivities.
“2020 has been a trying year for the world and I’m thrilled to have Billy and Lucy join me in ushering in a new year with fresh beginnings,” Seacrest shares. “We look forward to making sure it’s a night for everyone to remember.”
The event is not open to the public due to COVID-19 restrictions.
Jeremy Irons Joins 'Gucci'
Jeremy Irons will join the star studded "Gucci" from Ridley Scott.
The film also stars Lady Gaga, Adam Driver, Jared Leto, Al Pacino, Jack Huston and Reeve Carney.
Maureen McCormick To Star In 'Frozen In Time' Home Reno Series
"The Brady Bunch" star Maureen McCormick is getting nostalgic on her new home renovation series "Frozen in Time" on Discovery.
The show, co-hosted by interior designer Dan Vickery, will overhaul Southern California homes "stuck in a design time warp."
The structures will be brought up to date while maintaining their decade-appropriate stylings.
Cynthia Erivo To Star In Benedict Cumberbath-Produced 'Gifted'
Two-time Oscar nominee Cynthia Erivo has signed on as star and producer of "Gifted", with Benedict Cumberbatch set to produce.
The film is based on the life of Sarah Forbes Bonetta, a 19th century African princess who, after being orphaned and enslaved by a West African King, was taken in by Queen Victoria’s court.
Olivia Colman, Anya Taylor-Joy Cast In BBC's 'Cinderella' Panto Show
Currently starring in the fourth season of "The Crown", Oscar-winner Olivia Colman has joined the cast of BBC's upcoming holiday production of "Cinderella: A Comic Relief Pantomime".
Executive produced by Richard Curtis (“Love Actually”), Colman will make her pantomime debut, while Anya Taylor-Joy will portray Cinderella. The cast also includes Guz Khan, Tom Hollander, Helena Bonham Carter, Rege-Jean Page, Jimmy Akingbola, Daisy May and Charlie Cooper.
Gal Gadot Added To 'Heart Of Stone'
Gal Gadot is gearing up to star in the James Bond-style action flick, "Heart Of Stone".
Deadline reports the flick could turn into an international spy franchise, which will have a "female spin" on 007.
Greg Rucka and Allison Schroeder will pen the script, while Gadot’s production company Pilot Wave will produce.
Helen Hunt Joins New 'Blindspotting' Series
Helen Hunt is the latest actor to join "Blindspotting", an upcoming eight-episode dramedy for Starz, based on the 2018 indie film starring Jasmine Cephas Jones (who'll be reprising her role in the series).
Hunt joins previously cast Benjamin Earl Turner, Atticus Woodward, Jaylen Barron, and Candace Nicholas-Lippman in the new series, which focuses on Ashley (Cephas Jones), whose comfortable life is rocked when her partner, Miles (Rafael Casal), is suddenly incarcerated, forcing her to move in Miles’ mother (Hunt).
Aubrey Plaza Added To Guy Ritchie’s New Untitled Thriller
Aubrey Plaza is set to join Jason Statham in the upcoming, currently untitled drama from Guy Ritchie.
The thriller, formerly known as “Five Eyes”, will follow an MI6 guns-and-steel agent (Statham) who is recruited by a global intelligence alliance to track down and stop the sale of deadly new weapons.
Armie Hammer Added To Series Based On ‘The Godfather’
Armie Hammer has signed on to star in the upcoming series “The Offer”, based on the making of “The Godfather”.
The actor will play producer Al Ruddy in the 10-episode drama set at Paramount+. “The Offer” is based on Ruddy's experiences making the 1972 film.
Peter Dinklage To Star In 'Toxic Avenger'
Peter Dinklage will star in the "Toxic Avenger" reboot.
The Legendary comics production will be directed by Macon Blair.
Alicia Witt Joins 'Alice'
Alicia Witt is joining the thriller "Alice".
The period movie is about a woman of servitude who escapes only "to discover the shocking reality that exists beyond the tree line."
Keke Palmer, Jonny Lee Miller, Common and Gaius Charles have already been cast.
Gugu Mbatha-Raw To Star In 'Surface'
Gugu Mbatha-Raw is joining Apple TV+'s psychological thriller "Surface".
The straight-to-order series has no other details released about it, other than Reese Witherspoon's Hello Sunshine is producing along with Veronica West.
Isabella Gomez Joins HBO Max's 'Head Of The Class'
HBO Max's adds Isabella Gomez to headline their upcoming pilot, "Head Of The Class".
"Head Of The Class" follows first-time teacher, Alicia Adams (Gomez), who attempts to get a group of overachieving high school students to focus less on grades and more on experiencing life.
Thomas Middleditch, Humphrey Ker Behind Canadian Historical Comedy Series
Thomas Middleditch and Humphrey Ker are joining forces to develop a Canadian historical comedy series titled "Fort Puleyne".
According to Deadline, "Fort Puleyne" follows "young officer, Major Fitzwilliam “Fitz” Gower, as he leaves behind the life he knows for Upper Canada to lead the most misfit militia that ever served in the British Army during the War of 1812."
Mark Ruffalo Joins 'The Adam Project'
Mark Ruffalo will be playing Ryan Reynolds' dad in "The Adam Project".
The movie is about a man (Reynolds) who travels back in time to get help from his 13-year-old self.
Anthony Mackie Tapped For 'The Ogun'
Anthony Mackie has been added to Netflix's "The Ogun".
"The Ogun" follows a man named Xavier Rhodes who brings his teenage daughter to Nigeria to find a cure for the rare genetic condition that he passed on to her. But things go south when Rhodes' daughter is kidnapped and he will do anything to get her back.
Mackie will also serve as a producer.
Tiffani Thiessen To Host ‘Ridiculousness’ Spin-Off ‘Deliciousness’
Tiffani Thiessen is heading to MTV to host its upcoming "Ridiculousness" spin-off "Deliciousness".
“From food blunders to restaurant fails to kids in the kitchen and more, Deliciousness celebrates our greatest indulgences – food and drink," MTV says of the upcoming series. "Helping to satisfy the foodie in all of us, each episode will showcase the internet’s most viral and entertaining videos.”
Angela Kinsey, Kel Mitchell and Tim Chantarangsu will also join the series as panelists.
Logan Lerman Joins 'Bullet Train'
Logan Lerman is the latest celeb to join the action movie "Bullet Train".
A star-studded cast has already been announced including a rumoured Lady Gaga, Brad Pitt, Joey King, Aaron Taylor Johnson, Brian Tyree Henry, Zazie Beetz, Michael Shannon and Andrew Koji.
Lerman previously worked with Pitt on "Fury".
Channing Tatum Joins Monster Movie At Universal
Channing Tatum is teaming up with his "21 Jump Street" directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller for a new film with Universal.
The currently untitled flick is based on one of the studio’s iconic monster characters.
Lord and Miller will not direct, they have only signed on to produce. No director has been set.
Glenn Close Joins 'Swan Song'
Glenn Close is the latest star to join "Swan Song".
The film explores how far someone will go to make life happier for those they love.
Mahershala Ali, Awkwafina and Naomie Harris also star.
Wayne Brady To Host 'Game Of Talent' Competition
Wayne Brady has found his next game show.
The actor, singer and comedian will host "Game of Talents", a hybrid variety/game show that will pit two teams of contestants against each other in a battle to figure out the hidden talents of mystery performers.
Colin Hanks, Diane Guerrero And Nelly To Star In Buddy Holly Biopic
Upcoming Buddy Holly biopic "Clear Lake" has added a host of stars to its cast.
Colin Hanks, Diane Guerrero and hip-hop star Nelly are all joining the project, which will be led by Rear O'Conner as rock and roll pioneer Holly.
Angelina Jolie Sets 'Unreasonable Behaviour' As Next Directorial Project
Angelina Jolie is stepping behind the camera once again.
The actress and humanitarian is set to direct the new film "Unreasonable Behaviour", about the life of legendary war photographer Don McCullin.
“I am humbled to have a chance to bring Don McCullin’s life to film,” Jolie said in a statement. “I was drawn to his unique combination of fearlessness and humanity – his absolute commitment to witnessing the truth of war, and his empathy and respect for those who suffer its consequences."
Jolie previously directed the films "First The Killed My Father", "By the Sea" and "Unbroken".
Nelly To Play Chuck Berry In Buddy Holly Biopic
Nelly will be playing rock-n-roll pioneer Chuck Berry in "Clear Lake", the upcoming biopic about rocker Buddy Holly, who died in a plane crash at age 22.
With newcomer Ruairi O'Connor cast as Holly, Nelly will be joined by Colin Hanks (as Holly's manager) and Diane Guerrero as Holly's widow, Maria Elena Holly.
Tina Fey To Host 'Best Of Broadway' Special
Tina Fey is bringing the Broadway stage to fans at home.
The "30 Rock" star is set to host NBC's upcoming "One Night Only: The Best of Broadway" special, which will feature performances of numbers from some of the biggest hits on the Great White Way.
The special will include performances from Chicago, Jagged Little Pill, Rent and more, with appearances by Patti LaBelle, Kelly Clarkson and Brett Eldredge.
Billy Porter Makes Directorial Debut With 'What If?'
Billy Porter is stepping behind the camera for his next project.
The "Pose" star will make his directorial debut with the high school romance "What If?"
The film, from writer Alvaro García Lecuona, is about a high school senior encouraged by friends online to put aside his romantic fears and ask out the trans girl he's got a crush on.
Michael Shannon Join Brad Pitt Action-Thriller 'Bullet Train'
Michael Shannon is all aboard.
The "Take Shelter" star is set to join Brad Pitt in the upcoming action-thriller "Bullet Train".
Shannon's role and plot details are under wraps, but the film is an adaptation of a Japanese novel, telling the story of five assassins who find themselves trapped together on a fast-moving bullet train.
Film will also star Joey King, Aaron Taylor Johnson, Brian Tyree Henry, Zazie Beetz and Andrew Koji.
Mary Louise-Parker And Nick Offerman To Play Colin Kaepernick's Parents
Netflix has cast Mary Louise-Parker and Nick Offerman to play Teresa and Rick Kaepernick, the adoptive parents of former NFL star and civil rights activist Colin Kaepernick.
The forthcoming series will depict the challenges Teresa and Rick faced raising a Black child in their predominantly white family and community.
"The Get Down" actor Jaden Michael will play a young Kaepernick.
Jennifer Garner, Zoë Saldana Added To 'The Adam Project'
Jennifer Garner and Zoë Saldana have been tapped to join Ryan Reynolds in Netflix's upcoming action-adventure "The Adam Project".
While the plot is being kept under wraps, Shawn Levy will direct while Jonathan Tropper penned the script.
Alicia Vikander To Star In Reimagined 'Dial M For Murder'
Alicia Vikander is set to star in the upcoming "Dial M For Murder" series remake.
The new version of "Dial M for Murder" will be an anthology series that will reset each season and will be a new take on the 1952 play and 1954 film, which will be told from a female perspective.
Chris Pratt Joins 'Thor 4'
"Thor: Love and Thunder" will see the addition of Chris Pratt who is reprising his role as Star Lord for a cameo.
The movie also stars Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tessa Thompson and Christian Bale.
Hasan Minhaj Joins 'The Morning Show' Season 2
Hasan Minhaj is the latest cast member to join "The Morning Show" for season two.
The comedian is set to play Eric, a charismatic rising star who joins the fictional "The Morning Show" team next to Reese Witherspoon and Jennifer Aniston.
Dan Stevens Added To HBO Max's 'The Prince'
Dan Stevens has joined the cast of HBO Max's upcoming animated series, "The Prince", as the voice of both Prince Charles and Prince Philip.
"The Prince" is written and executive produced by Gary Janetti and will bring a satirical look at the life of the young Prince George.
Tyrese Gibson And Tyrese Gibson Team Up For 'Dangerous'
"The Fate of the Furious" co-stars Scott Eastwood and Tyrese Gibson are reuniting for "Dangerous", a new action-thriller from "Saw V" director David Hackl.
Eastwood will play a reformed sociopath who retreats to a remote island after the death of his brother. When the island comes under siege by a group of deadly mercenaries, he's forced to take them on by himself. When he discovers their role in his brother’s death, he sets off on a relentless quest for vengeance.
Also appearing in "Dangerous" will be Mel Gibson, who's signed on for a cameo.
Kim Delaney To Star In 'The Long Island Serial Killer'
Lifetime has found the star of its new movie "The Long Island Serial Killer: A Mother's Hunt for Justice".
Kim Delaney will star as Mari Gilbert, a mother whose daughter goes missing, leading to the discovery of 19 bodies believed to be victims of a serial killer.
The "Ripped from the Headlines" drama is scheduled to premiere in the winter of 2021.
Danai Gurira As Shirley Chisholm
Danai Gurira is getting presidential. The "Black Panther" actress will depict the iconic Shirley Chisholm during her historic run for president in 1972. "The Fighting Shirley Chisholm" will not be a biopic so much as a depiction of her run as the first woman and first person of colour seeking to be an American political party's nominee.
Shailene Woodley And Miles Teller On 'The Fence'
Frequent collaborators Shailene Woodley and Miles Teller will star in their fifth film together. The "Divergent" actors will perform alongside William Hurt in an upcoming political satire called "The Fence".
Arnold Schwarzenegger To Headline Netflix Spy Series
Arnold Schwarzenegger is the latest star to head to Netflix.
The former California governor has signed on to star in an hour-long scripted series for the streamer, which is described as "a global spy adventure centred on a father-daughter duo."
Schwarzenegger will play the dad, while his daughter will be played by Monica Barbaro, who's featured in the upcoming "Top Gun: Maverick".
Schwarzenegger's last foray into television only lasted one season, when he replaced Donald Trump as host of "The Celebrity Apprentice".
Jake Gyllenhaal In Talks To Star In Michael Bay Action-Thriller 'Ambulance'
Michael Bay is set to direct his next action-thriller, "Ambulance", and Jake Gyllenhaal is in talks to star.
While details about the film are being kept under wraps, it will reportedly recall classic '90s action hits like "Speed" and "Bad Boys".
Production is planned to start in January.
Millie Bobby Brown Is A 'Damsel'
Millie Bobby Brown is getting a royal touch in the new Netflix fantasy film "Damsel". The "Stranger Things" and "Enola Holmes" star will play Princess Elodie, who finds out she is to be sacrificed to a dragon.
Paul Mescal Joins 'Carmen' Cast
The cast of "Carmen" just got a little more stacked. "Normal People" star Paul Mescal has joined Melissa Barrera and Rossy de Palma in director Benjamin Millepied's "Carmen" film adaptation.
Kathryn Hahn Joins Will Ferrell-Paul Rudd Comedy 'The Shrink Next Door'
Kathryn Hahn has joined the cast of "The Shrink Next Door", a dark comedy for Apple TV+.
The upcoming series follows "the bizarre relationship between psychiatrist to the stars Dr. Isaac 'Ike' Herschkopf (Paul Rudd) and his longtime patient Martin 'Marty' Markowitz (Will Ferrell)," reads the synopsis.
Hahn will play the younger sister of Ferrell's character.
Camila Mendes, Maya Hawke Team Up For 'Strangers'
Camila Mendes and Maya Hawke are joining forces for Netflix's upcoming dark comedy, "Strangers".
The film is being described as a new take on the Alfred Hitchcock classic “Strangers On A Train.”
Bad Bunny To Make Acting Debut On ‘Narcos: Mexico'
Bad Bunny is set to make his acting debut on the upcoming third season of Netflix's "Narcos: Mexico".
The rapper will play Arturo “Kitty” Paez, a member of Ramon Arellano Felix’s gang, dubbed “Narco Juniors."
Season three is coming soon to Netflix.
Chris Pratt Joins 'Saigon Bodyguards'
Chris Pratt will star in "Saigon Bodyguards" alongside Chinese actor Wu Jing.
The film is based on the Vietnamese movie by the same name about "two pals, one a straight arrow and the other a doof, who try to find a corporate heir who got kidnapped right under their noses. The plot thickens from there.”
Pratt will also produce, alongside Joe and Anthony Russo.
Gerard Butler Confirmed In 'Angel Has Fallen' Sequel
Gerard Butler is set to reprise his role as Mike Banning in "Night Has Fallen", the upcoming fourth sequel to "Angel Has Fallen".
Ric Roman Waugh, who directed "Angel Has Fallen", is returning to direct the sequel.
Ethan Hawke Joins Abel Ferrara 'Zeros And Ones'
Ethan Hawke is confirmed to star in Abel Ferrara's upcoming film, "Zeros And Ones".
The film is a war thriller about an American soldier under siege in Rome.
Cristina Chiriac and Phil Neilson will also star.
Josh Hutcherson Joins 'Across The River Into The Trees' Adaptation
Josh Hutcherson will be taking on Ernest Hemingway.
The "Hunger Games" actor is set to star in the new film "Across the River and Into the Trees", adapted from the classic 1950 novel set during the waning days of World War II.
Production will take place in Italy, with previously announced cast members Liev Schreiber, Matilda De Angelis, Laura Morante and Giancarlo Giannini.
Holly Robinson Peete To Star On ‘American Housewife’
Holly Robinson Peete has nabbed a recurring role on the fifth season of "American Housewife".
According to Deadline, Peete will play Tami, an old friend of Katy Mixon's character, Katie.
The actress will begin filming scenes for the show mid-November.
Peete is best known for her roles on "21 Jump Street" and "Hangin’ with Mr. Cooper", as well as serving as one of the original co-hosts of "The Talk".
Jim Gaffigan To Play Thunderbolt In 'Stargirl'
The DC superhero series "Stargirl" is welcoming Jim Gaffigan to the fold.
The actor and comedian will play Thunderbolt, a powerful, electrical entity who has been trapped inside a pink pen for years, and grants wishes that often cause more trouble than the wish-asker intends, despite his good intentions.
Colin Firth To Star In 'New York Will Eat You Alive'
Colin Firth is set to star in the upcoming action-comedy "New York Will Eat You Alive", based on the digital comic "Zombie Brother".
Adam Fogelson, chairman of the STXfilms Motion Picture Group, said: “We always wanted to cast this in a way that would give life to the source material and elevate the action and you can’t achieve that goal any better than hiring Colin Firth.
“From 'The King’s Speech' to 'Kingsman', Colin always gives an Oscar-caliber performance. We’re thrilled to be reuniting with him on 'New York Will Eat You Alive' in a role that will allow him to have fun while showcasing his deadpan humour and comic timing," he added, according to Deadline.
'Frozen' Cast Reunites
"Frozen" costars Johnathan Groff and Kristen Bell will reunite for original musical film "Molly and the Moon".
The movie is being written and directed by "How I Met Your Mother" creators Carter Bays and Craig Thomas.
Offset To Make Feature Debut
Offset is making his feature debut in "American Sole".
The STX film about the sneaker resale industry also stars Pete Davidson, O'Shea Jackson Jr. and Camila Mendes.
William Jackson Has A 'Love Life' On HBO Max
William Jackson has snagged the lead role in season two of "Love Life" on HBO Max. "The Good Place" alum will perform alongside season one star Anna Kendrick.
Zac Efron Is Pure 'Gold'
Zac Efron has scored the lead role in a new survival thriller called "Gold". Production will begin in Australia this month with Anthony Hayes serving as director and co-star. Two men traversing a desert stumble upon an enormous gold nugget. Their plan to excavate the treasure separates them, leaving them to face a multitude of perils.
Mackenzie Marsh Tapped For Recurring Role In 'Grey's Anatomy'
Actress Mackenzie Marsh will be joining "Grey's Anatomy" in a recurring role.
The actress — whose recent credits include "Charmed", "Will & Grace" and "American Housewife" — will play a character named Val Ashton, described as "intelligent, with a fun-loving sense of humour and works in publishing but is extremely lonely."
Tisha Campbell Joins Lucy Liu In Upcoming Comedy Show
Tisha Campbell and Hayley Magnus are set to join Lucy Liu in an upcoming untitled ABC comedy.
Campbell will play Annie, a mother-of-two who is an assistant to Liu's diva boss Devin.
Meanwhile, Magnus has joined on as an oddball employee.
Hilarie Burton To Guest Star On ‘The Walking Dead’
Hilarie Burton will be guest-starring opposite her real-life husband, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, in new episodes of “The Walking Dead”.
The actress is set to play the late wife of Morgan’s character, Negan, during one of the six bonus episodes which were added to season 10.
“Been pretty hard to keep this a secret,” wrote Burton, confirming the news on Twitter. “But I love working with @JDMorgan. I love watching him become #Negan and take on that swagger. And I love the @TheWalkingDead family."
Jeremy Irons To Lead Netflix Film 'Munich'
Netflix has cast Jeremy Irons as the star of the upcoming historical drama "Munich", adapted from a 2017 novel by Robert Harris.
Set in the fall of 1938, the film finds Europe on the brink of war, with Irons playing British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain, who attempted to find a peaceful compromise with Adolf Hitler.
The film will also star "1917" actor George McKay, Jannis Niehwöhner, Liv Lisa Fries and more, with a release planned for 2021.
Isabelle Fuhrman To Return For 'Orphan' Prequel
The 2019 horror-thriller "Orphan" is getting a prequel, with original star Isabelle Fuhrman set to reprise her role as the mysterious and dangerous orphan Esther.
"Oprhan: First Kill" is currently in production in Winnipeg, with Julie Stiles also set to star.
The film will follow Esther as she establishes her new identity after escaping from an Estonian psychiatric facility, using a combination of special effects and makeup to de-age Fuhrman.
Trevor Noah Teams Up With Nickelodeon
Trevor Noah is teaming up with Nickelodeon and Time For Kids for the inaugural Kid of the Year special.
The event will take place on Dec. 5 at 8 p.m. ET.
Christopher Walken Joins 'Severance'
Christopher Walken joins Adam Scott, Patricia Arquette, Tramell Tillman, Jen Tullock, Zach Cherry, Britt Lower and John Turturro in a new workplace thriller set to debut on Apple called “Severance".
The show is being directed and executive produced by Ben Stiller, and written and created by Dan Erickson.
“Severance” takes place at Lumen Industries, a company that’s looking to take work-life balance to a new level with a “severance procedure”, which separates work and out-of-work memories.
Walken is set to play Burt, the department Head of Optics and Design at Lumen Industries.
Rupert Sanders Finds All-Star Cast For 'The Things They Carried'
Tye Sheridan, Tom Hardy, Pete Davidson, Bill Skarsgard, Stephan James, Moises Arias, Ashton Sanders and Angus Cloud have all joined the cast for the upcoming Vietnam war movie, "The Things They Carried".
The Rupert Sanders-directed feature is based on the collection of short stories from Tim O’Brien.
Andrew Lincoln To Play Scrooge In Virtual Stage Production
Andrew Lincoln will learn the true meaning of Christmas in the Old Vic's seasonal production of 'A Christmas Carol'. This year, the performance will be held without an audience and filmed for a virtual presentation featuring a full cast and orchestra. Directed by Matthew Warchus, this staging of the play made its Broadway debut in December 2019 and is currently nominated for five Tony Awards. Lincoln will act in 16 live performances Dec. 12 to 24, with 80,000 tickets available throughout the run.
Sophie Turner To Voice Princess Charlotte
Sophie Turner will be voicing Princess Charlotte in the animated HBO Max series "The Prince".
The satirical series will look at the life of Charlotte's older brother and 3rd in line to the throne, Prince George.
Gary Janetti will voice George, Orlando Bloom as Prince Harry and Alan Cumming as George's personal butler.
Elliott Page To Star In New Video Game Comedy '1UP'
El Page is set to take on the role of a gaming coach in a new underdog comedy.
According to The Hollywood Reporter “1UP” follows a student who quits her college eSports team after experiencing sexism.
Rather than losing her scholarship, the gamer assembles an all-women team that can compete with the boys.
Paris Berelc stars as the student, while Page will play her mentor. Production is expected to begin in Toronto in November.
Dave Bautista Cast In Sci-Fi Fantasy ‘Universe’s Most Wanted’
Dave Bautista will take on the role of an intergalactic peacekeeper in "Universe’s Most Wanted".
The movie, which is expected to start production in spring 2021, follows a small town’s fight to save the world against a group of alien prisoners.
According to Variety the story centres on a space ship carrying the universe’s most wanted criminals, which lands in an unsuspecting neighbourhood.
The movie will be directed by Brad Peyton, who will also produce alongside Bautista.
Maya Hawke And Dad Ethan Hawke To Play Father And Daughter In 'Revolver'
Ethan Hawke and his real-life daughter Maya will play an onscreen dad and daughter in upcoming feature "Revolver".
The comedy is set in 1966, when The Beatles' flight to Japan makes an unexpected detour in Anchorage, AK, forcing the Fab Four to hunker down in a hotel for a spell. This provides Maya Hawke's character an opportunity to attempt to fulfill her dream of losing her virginity fo George Harrison.
Jodie Turner-Smith To Play Anne Boleyn In Historical Thriller
Jodie Turner-Smith has been cast in a three-part series, focusing on the downfall of Anne Boleyn, second wife of King Henry VIII — which, for a change, won't be told as a period drama but as a tense, psychological thriller, retreading the historical figure's demise.
According to Deadline, the still-untitled drama series "shines a feminist light on the final months of Boleyn’s life, reimagining her struggle with Tudor England’s patriarchal society, her desire to secure a future for her daughter, Elizabeth, and the brutal reality of her failure to provide Henry with a male heir."
Anne Hathaway And Jessica Chastain To Reunite
Anne Hathaway and Jessica Chastain will join forces for the psychological thriller "Mothers’ Instinct", a remake of the 2018 Belgian film "Duelles".
The two previously worked together on "Interstellar".
Patrick Wilson Returns For 'Insidious 5'
Patrick Wilson is "honoured" to be returning for "Insidious 5", not only reprising his role but also as director.
This "will provide an amazing chance to unpack everything the Lamberts went through a decade ago, as well as deal with the consequences of their choices," Wilson said in a statement.
'Crazy Ex-Girlfriend' Creator Is *NSYNC Crazed
"Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" creator Rachel Bloom seems like the most appropriate choice to pen a screenplay about an *NSYNC superfan. And that is exactly what Bloom is doing for a new Sony movie.
Laura Benanti Joins 'Gossip Girl' Sequel Series
Tony-winning actress Laura Benanti has signed on to HBO Max's upcoming "Gossip Girl" sequel series.
While details of Benanti's character haven't been revealed, the new series will focus on a new generation of privileged private-school teens in New York City.
The sole member of the original cast returning for the new iteration will be Kristen Bell, who'll be reprising her role as the show's omniscient, unseen narrator.
Jessica Chastain And Anne Hathaway Have 'Mothers' Instinct'
Oscar-nominee Jessica Chastain and Academy Award-winner Anne Hathaway are set to star in the new psychological thriller "Mothers' Instinct". The film is an English language remake of Olivier Masset-Depasse's critical darling "Duelles".
Dakota Johnson And Riley Keough Have A 'Cult Following'
Dakota Johnson and Riley Keough will star in and act as executive producers on Platform One's new limited series "Cult Following". The series is based on an upcoming memoir by Bexy Cameron in which she recounts her upbringing in the notorious cult, Children of God.
Sebastian Stan Lands 'Fresh' Role Opposite Daisy Edgar-Jones
Sebastian Stan is joining Daisy Edgar-Jones in a starring role for Mimi Cave and Lauryn Kahn's social thriller "Fresh".
Miranda Lambert Stars As Herself
Miranda Lambert Stars As Herself
Miranda Lambert is playing a role she is quite familiar with. Lambert will player herself in the "Make It Up As We Go" podcast, a program she executive produces.
“I’m excited to be part of this project because it is an authentic story that shows the challenges female singer-songwriters face within the industry,” Lambert shared with CMT.
Elisha Cuthbert And Eoin Macken Are Stuck In 'The Cellar'
Elisha Cuthbert and Eoin Macken are set to star in a new Ireland-set horror film called "The Cellar". A woman comes face-to-face with an ancient entity after her daughter mysteriously disappears in the cellar of their new home.
Nicole Kidman Bringing 'Things I Know to Be True' To Amazon
Nicole Kidman will be star/exec producer of "I Know These Things to Be True", a new drama series for Amazon Prime Video.
Based on the stage play by Australian playwright Andrew Bovell, the series focuses on married couple Bob and Fran Price, who watch as their adult children make unexpected decisions that change the course of their lives. The series will explore the resilience of an enduring marriage and how familial love can evolve.
Mindy Kaling To Star In 'Good In Bed' For HBO
Mindy Kaling has signed on to star in "Good in Bed", a new HBO original movie based on Jennifer Weiner's bestselling novel.
Kaling will play an up-and-coming Philadelphia journalist struggling to cope with shaky self-esteem, a fresh-out-of-the-closet mom, an absent father and the guy who broke her heart. In the course of one eventful year — all with the help of her fairy godmother/movie star best friend.
Bebe Rexha To Make Feature Film Debut In Comedy 'Queenpins'
Bebe Rexha is turning to acting.
The singer is set to join Kristen Bell and Kirby Howell-Baptiste in the upcoming comedy "Queenpins".
The film will be Rexha's live-action film debut, taking on the role of eccentric computer hacker Tempe Tina, who aids the film's leads in their coupon scam.
Vince Vaughn and Paul Walter Hauser also co-star.
JLo, Armie Hammer Cast In Comedy 'Shotgun Wedding'
Jennifer Lopez and Armie Hammer are joining forces for the upcoming action-comedy "Shotgun Wedding".
The film will follow Darcy and Tom, played by Lopez and Hammer, respectively, who bring their family on the ultimate destination wedding but begin to get cold feet. But things take a turn when the entire party are taken hostage.
Seth Rogen & Rose Byrne To Star In 'Platonic'
"Neighbors" stars Rose Byrne and Seth Rogen will reunite with director Nick Stoller for the upcoming Apple TV+ comedy series "Platonic".
The show has received a 10-episode order and will explore the inner workings of a platonic friendship, Deadline reports.
Byrne and Rogen act as executive producers.
Jaden Michael Cast As Young Colin Kaepernick
Colin Kaepernick excitedly announced the actor who would be portraying a younger version of himself
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Thomas Haden Church To Play Double Duty
Thomas Haden Church will executive produce and star in "The Texanist".
The Fox show is inspired by the Texas Monthly column by the same name.
Adam Sandler Cast In ‘Spacemen Of Bohemia’ Drama
Adam Sandler is starring in an untitled Netflix drama based on the novel The Spaceman of Bohemia.
“Chernobyl” filmmaker Johan Renck will direct the film.
The movie follows an astronaut sent to the edge of the galaxy who finds his humanity slowly falling apart. He seeks help from a mysterious ancient creature lurking in his ship.
Oscar Isaac Tapped For Disney+'s 'Moon Knight'
Oscar Isaac will join the Marvel universe in Disney+'s upcoming series "Moon Knight".
The series will be based on the beloved Moon Knight comics, following Marc Spector, a mercenary who has numerous alter egos, including cabbie Jake Lockley and millionaire playboy Steven Grant.
Kenya Barris Behind Richard Pryor Biopic
Kenya Barris, creator of "Black-ish", is set to make his directorial debut with a biopic based on the life of comedian Richard Pryor.
Jennifer Lee Pryor, Pryor's widow, is on board as a producer.
Michael B. Jordan To Make Directorial Debut
Michael B. Jordan will be making his directorial debut with "Creed III".
The star is already reprising his role as Adonis Creed for the film but Deadline reports that there is also plans for Jordan to direct it.
Jessica Chastain To Replace Michelle Williams In HBO Remake
Jessica Chastain will be stepping into Michelle Williams' role in HBO's "Scenes From a Marriage", the cable net's upcoming remake of Ingmar Bergman's 1973 miniseries.
Williams had already been announced, but was forced to withdraw over scheduling issues. As a result, Chastain will be starring opposite Oscar Isaac in the saga of one couple's relationship, chronicling matrimony, infidelity, divorce and their subsequent relationships.
Tamara Podemski Joins Josh Brolin In Amazon's 'Outer Range'
Canadian actress Tamara Podemski is set to join forces with Josh Brolin for the upcoming drama "Outer Range" for Amazon Prime Video.
"Outer Range" follows a rancher (Brolin) fighting for his land and family, when he discovers an unfathomable mystery at the edge of Wyoming’s wilderness. Podemski will play Deputy Sheriff Joy.
Lili Taylor and Tom Pelphrey also join the cast.
Tiffany 'New York' Pollard Gets A Reunion
Tiffany "New York" Pollard's dating reality show "I Love New York" is getting a reunion.
Vivica A. Fox will host the special, "I Love New York, Reunited", which will “revisit the show’s greatest moments, break down the biggest heartbreaks, and dive into how the cast members’ lives have evolved through the years.”
The reunion will air Nov. 23.
'Pachinko' Lands Cast
Apple's drama series "Pachinko" based on the bestselling novel by Min Jin Lee has been cast.
The cast included Lee Min Ho, Kaho Minami, Jin Ha (all three pictured), as well as Jin Ha, Anna Sawai and Soji Arai.
The series will be told in Korean, Japanese and English.
Scarlett Johansson Takes On Bride Of Frankenstein Role
Scarlett Johansson is joining forces with Apple for their upcoming feature "Bride", as a new take on the classic Bride of Frankenstein tale.
"Bride" will follow Johansson in the title role as a woman created to be an ideal wife.
Stacey Farber Joins 'Superman & Lois'
"Degrassi" alum Stacey Farber will be joining the CW's "Superman & Lois" in the role of Leslie Larr.
Larr is described as "the right hand to one of the most influential people on the planet" which many believe could be a reference to Lex Luthor (Jon Cryer).
Alicia Keys, America Ferrera & Kerry Washington To Host 'Every Vote Counts' Special
Thee stars are joining forces to help get out the vote in the U.S. presidential election.
Alicia Keys, America Ferrera And Kerry Washington are set to host the televised special "Every Vote Counts - A Celebration of Democracy", which will celebrate the power of voting and civic action.
The special will also feature appearances and performances by a host of celebs, including Amy Schumer, Chris Rock, Shawn Mendes, Offset, Dan + Shay, Jennifer Lopez, Leonardo DiCaprio, Kelly Clarkson and many more.
Niecy Nash To Host Daytime Talk Show
The competitive daytime talk show field is about to get even more crowded, with Niecy Nash signing on to host one of her own.
Nash, whose credits include "Reno 911" and "Claws", ore Show, will film a presentation episode for the syndicated talker; based on how that goes, the show could conceivably arrive during the 2021-2022 television season.
Scott Speedman Tapped To Join 'You'
Scott Speedman is joining Netflix's hit drama "You" for season three.
The "Animal Kingdom" actor will join Penn Badgley and Victoria Pedretti on the upcoming season.
Travis Van Winkle and Shalita Grant are previously announced new additions to the cast.
Jamie Foxx Joins Netflix's 'Day Shift'
Jamie Foxx will star as a vampire in Netflix's upcoming comedy, "Day Shift".
Foxx will play a dad who hides his job of hunting and killing vampires behind his mundane San Fernando Valley pool cleaning day job.
JJ Perry will make his directorial debut on the flick.
Tegan And Sara Behind Upcoming 'High School' Drama
Tegan and Sara's bestselling memoir is being turned into a coming-of-age drama, "High School", for IMDb TV, Amazon’s free, ad-supported streaming service.
The series' creator, Clea DuVall, will also direct the upcoming pilot episode.
Wendell Pierce To Star In B.B. King Biopic
"The Wire" star Wendell Pierce is going musical for his next movie.
The actor will star as legendary blues musician B.B. King in a new biopic, "The Thrill Is On".
King passed away in 2015 at 89 after a nearly six-decade career comprising 40 studio albums, 16 live albums, 15 Grammy Awards and a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.
Taylor Kitsch Replaces MGK
Taylor Kitsch will replace Machine Gun Kelly in the indie drama "Wash Me In The River" which also stars Robert De Niro and John Malkovich.
Harrison Ford and Ed Helms Join ‘Adventures Of Burt Squire’
Harrison Ford and Ed Helms will star in STX’s “The Miserable Adventures Of Burt Squire Aboard The Horn High Yo”.
The comedy is inspired by the true story of a family man who, suffering from a midlife crisis, embarks on a sea voyage only to end up marooned with an unhinged sea captain.
Canadian newcomer Alyssa Wapanatâhk has been cast as the reimagined Tiger Lily in Disney's "Peter Pan & Wendy".
Others cast already include Ever Anderson as Wendy, Alexander Molony as Peter, Jude Law as Captain Hook and Yara Shahidi as Tinker Bell.
Wapanatâhk is part of the Cree (Nêhiyaw) First Nation.
George Clooney To Direct 'Calico Joe'
George Clooney has signed on to direct "Calico Joe", the 2012 baseball novel from author John Grisham (better known for such legal thrillers as "The Firm" and "The Pelican Brief").
“John has written a beautiful story and the chance to collaborate with Bob to bring it to the screen is just fantastic,” said Clooney and producing partner Grant Heslov in a joint statement.
The film will be a joint production with the pair's Smokehouse Pictures and Grey Water Park Productions — owned by none other than rock icon Bob Dylan.
Emma Roberts Bites Into Vampire Drama
Emma Roberts is sharpening her teeth as a producer on the upcoming Netflix vampire drama "First Kill". The series order is based on bestselling author Victoria "V.E." Schwab's YA short story.
'The Fantastic Flitcrofts' Dramedy
Sally Hawkins and Rhys Ifans join Mark Rylance in the comedy-drama "The Fantastic Flitcrofts" from director Craig Roberts. The series focuses on folk hero Maurice Flitcroft, who attains the worst round in British Open golf tournament history.
'Star Wars' Goes Lego
"Star Wars" actors Kelly Marie Tran (Rose Tico), Billy Dee Williams (Lando Calrissian), and Anthony Daniels (C-3PO) join the cast of "The Lego Star Wars Holiday Special". The Disney+ exclusive premieres Nov. 17 and also boasts the return of key character voices from the "Star Wars: The Clone Wars" animated series.
Timothée Chalamet's Sister To Star In New Mindy Kaling Series
Timothée Chalamet's sister is getting in on the act.
Mindy Kaling has cast Pauline Chalamet in her new HBO Max series "The Sex Lives of College Girls", alongside Amrit Kaur, Reneé Rapp and Alyah Chanelle Scott.
Pauline previously starred in "The King of Staten Island" with Pete Davidson.
Gregory Harrison Joins 'General Hospital'
"General Hospital" has found its new Gregory Chase.
Actor Gregory Harrison has joined the cast of the long-running soap opera in the role replacing James Read, who played the role back in 2018.
'The Kominsky Method' Adds Kathleen Turner For Third Season
Kathleen Turner has joined the cast of Netflix's "The Kominsky Method" for its third and final season.
Turner previously guest-starred in a season two episode as Roz Volander but will return as a series regular.
The role reunites Turner and Micheal Douglas who starred in "Romancing The Stone", "Jewel Of The Nile" and "War Of The Roses" together.
Ava DuVernay To Direct Movie Based On Bestseller 'Caste'
Isabel Wilkerson's acclaimed non-fiction book Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents is getting a feature film adaptation at Netflix.
Ava DuVernay is set to write, produce and direct the film, titled "Caste", which will follow multiple stories about the “unspoken system that has shaped America and chronicles how our lives today are defined by a hierarchy of human divisions dating back generations.”
Dev Patel Stars In Chippendales Origin Story
Dev Patel will play the founder of Chippendales in an upcoming film.
The movie follows the story of Somen “Steve” Banerjee (Patel) as he moves to America to pursue his dreams and open an exotic night club that becomes an empire.