Nicki Minaj To Host 'Real Housewives Of Potomac' Reunion
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Andy Cohen is reportedly turning over the hosting duties for the upcoming reunion special of "The Real Housewives of Potomac" to none other than Nicki Minaj.
The "Bang Bang" rapper shared the news on Instagram Story, along with a screenshot of a text message from her publicist, reading, “Andy Cohen said he would gladly give up his seat to have you host the Potomac reunion. Tapes around October."
Wrote Minaj: “Don’t move! Everyone binge watch all the episodes cuz we finna get into some thangz hunty. My questions will be well thought out, too. Mixed with funny and epic, of course. And Barbz, plz don’t send me a million comments about the album and doc chile just lemme have my moment. We almost there. Promise. Not lying this time. Love you."
Winslow Fegley Cast In 'Lyle, Lyle Crocodile'
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Winslow Fegley (Disney Chanel's "Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made") is joining the cast of "Lyle, Lyle Crocodile", the upcoming musical based on the beloved children's book about a crocodile who lives happily with a family in New York City, until disgruntled neighbour Mr. Grumps insists the reptile be relocated to the zoo. Fegley joins a cast that also includes Javier Bardem.
Brenda Vaccaro Joins 'And Just Like That...'
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Emmy winner Brenda Vaccaro is the latest addition to the "Sex and the City" reboot "And Just Like That...". Vaccaro will play Gloria Marquette, loyal longtime secretary to Chris Noth's Mr. Big.
Mark Critch, Malcolm McDowell To Star In Newfoundland-Set Comedy
Canadian comedian Mark Critch's 'Son of a Critch: A Childish Newfoundland Memoir' is being turned into a TV series by "Schitt's Creek" producer Andrew Barnsley. Critch will co-star alongside Malcolm McDowell and Benjamin Evan Ainsworth in the coming-of-age story set in St. John's in the 1980s. Filming is underway in Newfoundland and is set to premiere on CBC in Canada in January 2022.
'Sharper' Gains Sebastian Stan
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Sebastian Stan is set to join the highly anticipated Apple film "Sharper" as scammer Max, known for his ability to pull off elaborate plans and make lots of money.
He will star opposite Julianne Moore as a con artist.
On 'The Menu'
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Nicholas Hoult will join Anya Taylor-Joy in the dark comedy thriller "The Menu".
The Mark Mylod directed film is being written by "Succession" writer Will Tracey and Seth Reiss of "Late Night with Seth Meyers".
Tiffany Haddish And LaKeith Stanfield In Talks For 'Haunted Mansion'
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Disney is working up a new fright.
Tiffany Haddish and LaKeith Stanfield are in talks to star in "The Haunted Mansion", based on the iconic Disneyland ride.
"Dear White People" creator Justin Simien is set to direct the film.
The ride previously inspired a 2003 film of the same name starring Eddie Murphy.
Rosie O’Donnell To Guest Star In 'A League Of Their Own' Series
Rosie O'Donnell is set to make a guest appearance in Amazon’s upcoming "A League of Their Own" series.
The comedian previously appeared in the 1992 "A League of Their Own" movie as #22, third base player Doris Murphy.
O'Donnell confirmed on the "Everything Iconic with Danny Pellegrino" podcast: “Yes, I’m playing a bartender in one of the scenes at the local gay bar.
“I didn’t shoot it yet, I’m shooting it in the upcoming months,” she added, according to Just Jared.
Dylan McDermott Returns To 'Law & Order'
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Dylan McDermott has agreed to return to "Law & Order: Organized Crime" for a major story arc in season two. His turn at the wheel as compelling villain Richard Wheatley had fans hungry for more.
Joe Manganiello To Star In Drama Series 'Moonhaven'
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The Moon is calling to Joe Manganiello.
The actor has signed on to star in AMC's upcoming drama series "Moonhaven", about a utopian colony on the Moon that may be the key to preserving life on Earth.
Emma McDonald and Dominic Monaghan are also set to star.
Jennifer Garner To Star In 'Yes Day' Sequel
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Netflix has signed Jennifer Garner up for the long term.
The actress has inked a deal to producer feature films for the streaming service, including a sequel to the hit family film "Yes Day", in which she starred.
Garner is also starring in the Netflix sc-fi film "The Adam Project", with Ryan Reynolds, Zoe Saldana and Mark Ruffalo.
Delroy Lindo To Star In 'Anansi Boys'
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Neil Gaiman's upcoming Amazon Prime Video series "Anansi Boys" has found its deity.
Former "The Good Fight" star Delroy Lindo will play Mr. Nancy, the estranged father of young Charlie Nancy, who soon learns that his dad is actually the trickster god Anansi.
The character was previously played by Orlando Jones in the Gaiman series "American Gods, which was recently cancelled.
Bailee Madison Tapped For 'Pretty Little Liars' Reboot For HBO Max
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HBO Max is reviving another hit teen drama and this time it's "Pretty Little Liars".
Similar to their hit "Gossip Girl" reboot, "Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin" will star Bailee Madison in a dark, present-day iteration of the popular series that aired between 2010 and 2017.
Chandler Kinney and Maia Reficco will also star.
Rege-Jean Page Is 'The Saint'
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"Bridgerton" heartthrob Rege-Jean Page will star in and executive produce Paramount's "The Saint" reboot. Playwright-turned-scribe Kwame Kwei-Armah is writing the script.
'And Just Like That...' It's Niall Cunningham
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HBO Max's 10-part successor to "Sex and the City" adds new faces. "And Just Like That..." adds Cathy Ang ("Over the Moon"), Niall Cunningham ("Life in Pieces"), Alexa Swinton ("Old") and Cree Cicchino ("Mr. Iglesias") to an existing roster that includes Sarah Jessica Parker, Cynthia Nixon and Kristin Davis. Production on "And Just Like That..." started in June.
Annie Murphy In 'Witness Protection'
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"Schitt's Creek" fan-favourite Anne Murphy needs a new identity as the star of MRC Film’s female-driven comedy "Witness Protection". Murphy will also serve as an executive producer and reunite with "Schitt's Creek" writers Rupinder Gill and David West Read.
Retta Goes From Parks To Homes
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"Parks and Recreation" alum Retta is getting down and dirty with the "Ugliest House in America" in HGTV's new home renovation show. Retta, 51, will host the new series exploring the wildest homes in the U.S.
"I love a renovation 'before and after'," Retta said in a press release, "so to have a front-row seat from beginning to end in 'Ugliest House in America' is pretty damn exciting, especially since I fancy myself an amateur designer. My go-to design recommendations are to add a chandelier and more cabinets for storage, so amateur!"
Ellen Burstyn Returns To 'The Exorcist' For Reboot Trilogy
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"The Exorcist" is coming back in a big way.
Universal has acquired the rights to a brand new trilogy reboot of the horror classic for $400 million.
The new trilogy will be directed by "Halloween Kills" helmer David Gordon Green, with original star Ellen Burstyn returning alongside "Hamilton" actor Leslie Odom Jr.
The first film in the trilogy is expected to hit theatres on Oct. 13, 2023.
Heather Locklear To Star In Lifetime Movie Produced By Meghan McCain
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Heather Locklear has landed the title role in the upcoming Lifetime movie "Don’t Sweat The Small Stuff: The Kristine Carlson Story", with departing "The View" co-host Meghan McCain stepping in as executive producer.
The film will tell the story of Kristine Carlson, who co-wrote the Don't Sweat the Small Stuff book series with husband Richard. Kristine's world came crashing down when her husband suddenly passed away, leaving her to pick up the pieces and rebuild her family.
Michelle Monaghan To Play Twins In Netflix Thriller
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Michelle Monaghan has landed the dual role of twins in "Echoes", an upcoming psychological thriller for Netflix.
In the intriguing premise, Monaghan will play identical twins Leni and Gina, who share a dangerous secret: since they were children, they have secretly swapped lives, culminating in a double life as adults, sharing two homes, two husbands and a child. Their perfectly choreographed hoax all comes crashing down, however, when one of the sisters goes missing,
Damon Wayans Jr. Brings 'Frogger' To Life
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Damon Wayans Jr. ("New Girl", "Happy Endings") will host Peacock's new live-action competition series based on the classic Konami arcade game "Frogger". Contestants will compete for $100,000 in a competition requiring skill, strength, strategy and problem-solving.
Jordan Peele Says 'Yup' To Michael Wincott In 'Nope'
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Jordan Peele is adding a Canadian to the roster of his upcoming movie, "Nope". Veteran actor Michael Wincott ("The Crow", "Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves") has signed on to play a role in Peele's mysterious new movie.
Anna Torv Joins 'The Last Of Us'
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HBO's epic adaptation of "The Last of Us" has added another star to its cast.
Anna Torv, best known for "Fringe" and "Mindhunter", will be joining the series based on the post-pandemic apocalyptic video game series.
"The Mandalorian" star Pedro Pascal will play lead character Joel, who is hired to smuggle a 14-year-old girl out of the quarantine zone.
Michaela Coel Joins 'Black Panther' Sequel
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Michaela Coel has joined the cast of "Black Panther: Wakanda Forever", the sequel to the 2018 Marvel blockbuster.
Details about the character the "I Will Destroy" you star will be playing are being kept under wraps, as is how the film will address the loss of star Chadwick Boseman, who died last year after a secret battle with cancer.
Leslie Grace Nabs Lead In 'Batgirl'
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Warner Bros and DC Films have found their Batgirl, tapping "In The Heights" breakout star Leslie Grace for the role.
Grace will play Barbara Gordon in the studios’ upcoming standalone "Batgirl".
Charlamagne Tha God Teams Up With Stephen Colbert For Late Night Show
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Charlamagne Tha God will host a new late night show for Comedy Central titled "Tha God’s Honest Truth with Lenard ‘Charlamagne’ McKelvey".
Stephen Colbert is a co-creator and producer of the weekly show, which has been described as “redemptively comedic, refreshingly unfiltered, and unapologetically Black, nothing is off limits.”
Colbert said of him and Charlamagne both being from South Carolina: “For too long, the town of Moncks Corner, South Carolina, has been underrepresented in late night. I look forward to all the ways in which the fearless, peerless Charlamagne is going to change the game," The Hollywood Reporter shared.
Victoria Cartagena Returns For 'Batwoman'
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"Gotham" alum Victoria Cartagena is reprising her role as Renee Montoya in the DC series "Batwoman".
Despite playing the same DC Comics character in both shows, Cartagena's version of Montoya in "Batwoman" will be different from the one in "Gotham".
The character also appeared on the big screen, played by Rosie Perez in the film 'Birds of Prey".
Jason Momoa And Chris Sharma To Star In 'The Climb'
Jason Momoa and professional rock-climber Chris Sharma’s rock-climbing competition series "The Climb" is heading to HBO Max.
According to Deadline, "'The Climb' seeks to represent the foundations of rock climbing and the exploration of the human spirit.
"In this all-encompassing competition, amateur climbers are put through a rigorous series of mental and physical challenges, utilizing the most intimidating ascents in the world to crown the world’s best amateur climber."
“It’s a dream come true to create a show with one of my idols, my good friend, and legendary climber Chris Sharma,” Momoa said. “I’m thrilled to be partnering with HBO Max and to produce alongside IPC to bring you this incredible show about my favourite sport, rock climbing.”
Betsy Brandt Goes 'Real Housewives'
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Betsy Brandt ("Breaking Bad") is teaming up with "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" star Kyle Richards for NBCUniversal's first original holiday movie, "The Real Housewives Of The North Pole".
They play the Christmas Queens of North Pole, Vermont -- Trish (Richards) and Diana (Brandt) -- in the upcoming movie.
Henry Cavill Joins 'The Rosie Project'
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Stephen Falk's upcoming rom-com, "The Rosie Project" will star Henry Cavill.
The flick follows Cavill as an unlucky-in-love university professor who creates an elaborate questionnaire in an effort to find his perfect wife. Soon, he meets an unconventional woman who doesn’t match any of his “requirements" but might just be his perfect match.
"The Rosie Project" is set to begin projection in early 2022.
Jordin Sparks To Star In Hallmark's 'A Christmas Treasure'
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Jordin Sparks is set to star in the new Hallmark Channel original movie "A Christmas Treasure", opposite "Christmas Comes Twice" star Michael Xavier.
In "A Christmas Treasure", Sparks' character finds her grandfather's old journal in a 100-year-old time capsule, leading her to question whether she should move to New York, or stay in her small town to run the family's local newspaper.
The film will premiere as part of the network's annual Countdown to Christmas.
James Corden And Sally Hawkins To Co-Star In Series 'Mammals'
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The new comedy drama series "Mammals" has found its leads in James Corden and Sally Hawkins.
While plot details are under wraps, co-creator Jez Butterworth hints that it will be about the challenges of marriage.
Kumail Nanjiani To Star In Series 'Homeland Elegies'
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The acclaimed novel Homeland Elegies by Ayad Akhtar is coming to TV with Kumail Nanjiani set to star.
The series, which will air on FX, "blends fact and fiction to tell an epic story of identity and belonging in post-Trump America. Part family drama, part social essay, part picaresque novel, at its heart it is the story of a father, a son, and the country they both call home.”
Eddie Redmayne To Star In Cambridge Analytica Film
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Eddie Redmayne is attached to star in the upcoming, as-yet-untitled film about Cambridge Analytica, with "Green Book" director Peter Farrelly in talks to helm the project.
The British data company was at the heart of a 2016 U.S. election scandal involving Facebook. Redmayne is expected to play Christopher Kyle, the Canadian data consultant who leaked documents from the company to journalists.
Devon Terrell Cast In New Issa Rae Series 'Rap Sh*t'
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The cast of Issa Rae's next comedy is really shaping up.
"Cursed" star Devon Terrell is set to star in the series "Rap Sh*t", about two old high school friends, played by Aida Osman and Kamillion, who reunite to form a rap group.
Terrell will play Cliff, the long-distance boyfriend of Osman's character Shawna.
In Awhile Crocodile
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Javier Bardem is set to star in the adaptation of beloved children's book Lyle, Lyle Crocodile from Will Speck and Josh Gordon.
Bardem is typically known for his more mature roles but is set to play King Triton in the upcoming live-action "The Little Mermaid".
Uzo Aduba & Matthew Broderick On 'Painkiller'
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Uzo Aduba ("Orange Is the New Black") and Matthew Broderick ("Ferris Bueller's Day Off") are set to lead Netflix's new limited series about the opioid crisis, "Painkiller". The six-part series will begin production in Toronto later this year.
Kiefer Sutherland To Play Franklin D. Roosevelt
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Kiefer Sutherland is getting presidential once again.
The "Designated Survivor" star is set to play former U.S. president Franklin D. Roosevelt in the upcoming anthology series "The First Lady".
The show will star Gillian Anderson as Roosevelt's wife Eleanor, along with Michelle Pfieffer as Betty Ford and Viola Davis as Michelle Obama.
Jeff Goldblum Joins 'Search Party'
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The TV comedy "Search Party" has recruited Jeff Goldblum for its upcoming fifth season.
Goldblum will play Tunnel Quinn, “a charismatic tech billionaire who enters a very public business partnership with Dory on the other side of her near-death experience.”
Paris Jackson, Danny Trejo & More Announced For 'American Horror Stories'
The Twitter account of "American Horror Stories", the new spin-off of "American Horror Story", revealed the show's A-list cast, which will include Kaia Gerber, Paris Jackson, Matt Bomer, Danny Trejo, Sierra McCormick, Kyle Reid Silverstein, Naomi Grossman and more.
"And this isn't even the half of it," the tweet declared. They'll be joining previously announced cast members Kevin McHale, Pose's Dyllón Burnside, Charles Melton and Nico Greetham.
"American Horror Stories", set to premiere on July 15, is a "is a weekly anthology series that tells a different terror tale in each episode.
Sara Bareilles Returns To 'Waitress' On Broadway
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Sara Bareilles will return to the Broadway production of Broadway for a limited engagement. The Grammy Award-winning composer of the show will take the lead role of Jenna from Sept. 2 to Oct. 17.
Michelle Williams To Star In Karim Aïnouz’s 'Firebrand'
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Michelle Williams is set to play the last of Henry VIII's six wives, Katherine Parr, in Karim Aïnouz’s “Firebrand”.
The film marks the director's English-language debut and is expected to go into production in the U.K. in early 2022.
“I could not be more excited to be bringing the undiscovered story of Katherine Parr to the screen, a ferociously brilliant woman who I am inspired by deeply and has been largely invisible, or certainly under-represented in English history,” Aïnouz said, according to Variety.
'Love And Death' Adds Another
Lily Rabe will join HBO Max's "Love And Death" to star as Betty Gore based on the true story of Candy Montgomery who murdered her friend Gore in 1980.
Elizabeth Olsen, Patrick Fugit and Jesse Plemons have already been cast.
Season Regular Role
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Robin Givens is taking on the powerhouse role of Jada Jet, the CEO of Jet Industries, in season 3 of CW's "Batwoman".
A character description of Jet hints that she could also be Ryan Wilder's (Javicia Leslie) long lost mom.
Zack Snyder Will Direct, Co-Write Netflix's 'Rebel Moon'
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Director Zack Snyder's latest film, "Army of the Dead", debuted on Netflix, and he's just signed on to bring his next project to the streaming services as well.
Snyder has signed on to co-write and direct "Rebel Moon" for Netflix; no further details were available.
Lance Reddick Returning For 'John Wick 4'
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Lance Reddick is set to return as Charon, Charon, concierge of New York’s assasins-only Continental Hotel.
“Lance has been part of the franchise since the very beginning and has had an integral role in shaping the world of John Wick," said the film's director, Chad Stahelski. "I couldn’t be more excited to be working with him again.”
Kyle MacLachlan Joins Joe Exotic Series
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The upcoming Peacock series "Joe Exotic" about the "Tiger King" star has just added Kyle MacLachlan to its cast.
The "Twin Peaks" star will play Howard Baskin, the third husband of Carole Baskin, not to be confused with her second husband Don Lewis, who vanished in 1997.
Kate McKinnon will play Carole, with John Cameron Mitchell in the role of Joe Exotic.
Michelle Yeoh Joins 'The Witcher: Blood Origin'
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Michelle Yeoh ("Crazy Rich Asians") has signed on to star opposite Laurence O'Fuarain in "The Witcher: Blood Origin", Netflix's six-part prequel followup to its hit show starring Henry Cavill. Yeoh portrays Scían, the last of her nomadic tribe of sword-elves.
Megyn Kelly Sets Up Daily SiriusXM Talk Show
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Megyn Kelly is going to SiriusXM.
The former Fox News personality will host "The Megyn Kelly Show" for the satellite radio company's Triumph channel.
The show will air weekdays from noon to 2 p.m. ET, and will also be available as a podcast after airing.
Michael Caine To Launch Gang-Themed Podcast
Michael Caine is getting into podcasting with the launch of his six-episode podcast for Audible, "Michael Caine: Gangs".
The podcast will follow the stories of real-life gangs throughout the world, ranging from London’s infamous Kray twins to the Sicilian Mafia and American outlaw Jesse James in the Old West.
William Fichtner To Replace Dennis Quaid In Joe Exotic Series
William Fichtner, recently part of the cast of CBS sitcom "Mom", will be taking over for Dennis Quaid in Peacock's upcoming Joe Exotic series.
Fichtner will now be playing Rick Kirkman, who played a key role in the "Tiger King" saga, following news of Quaid's departure from the project due to a scheduling conflict.
Nick Offerman To Star In Amazon's 'A League Of Their Own' Reboot
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Nick Offerman has signed on star in Amazon Prime Video's reboot of "A League of Our Own".
The former "Parks and Recreation" star will play Casey "Dove" Porter, an ex-Cubs pitcher who earned his infamous nickname when one of his pitches struck and killed a dove flying in mid-air during a game. Forced to retire after blowing out his arm, he's looking to make his comeback as a coach, working to turn pro women's team the Rockford Peaches, into champions.
Kelly Bishop Joins 'The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel'
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"The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" is getting a big dose of Gilmore.
Kelly Bishop, best known for playing matriarch Emily Gilmore on "Gilmore Girls", is set to join the fourth season of creator Amy Sherman-Palladino's award-winning Amazon Prime Video series in a guest starring role.