Billy Porter Confirms 'Cinderella' Role
Hot on the heels of his history-making Emmy win, Billy Porter confirmed via a social media post for The New Yorker that he's on board for James Corden's upcoming live-action musical "Cinderella".
"I'm gonna be playing the fairy godmother in the new Cinderella movie with Camila Cabello," he said on The New Yorker's Instagram Story.
Jessica Mulroney Cast On Wedding Show
Canadian bridal expert Jessica Mulroney is currently filming a new wedding series called "I Do, ReDo". The Netflix show will follow Mulroney as she visits couples' past wedding disasters and turns them into new weddings of their dreams.
Felicity Jones To Produce & Star In Upcoming Love Story
Felicity Jones will lead as Ellie, a young journalist who discovers a series of archived love letters of a star-crossed affair from the 1960s in the upcoming film "The Last Letter From Your Lover". Jones's character is determined to discover the identities of the once-young lovers and how their story ends. Jones will also serve as co-executive producer.
Shailene Woodley Cast In Upcoming '60s Romance
Shailene Woodley is set to star in "The Last Letter From Your Lover" as Jennifer Stirling, a woman who shared an intense romance with Anthony O'Hare (Callum Turner) in the 1960s. The film, based on the novel by JoJo Moyes, is a dual narrative set in both London and the Riviera, as a contemporary journalist tries to uncover details about O'Hare and Stirling's love affair. Woodley will also executive produce next to Felicity Jones.
Jenna Dewan To Host Dating Show
Jenna Dewan has landed another hosting job after "World of Dance". It has been announced that the actress-dancer will host "Flirty Dancing". The show will have two strangers learn half of a dance routine, then meet on a blind date where they have to perform the routine without speaking. It is set to premiere winter 2019 on Fox.
Eric Johnson To Guest Star On 'American Gods'
"Vikings" alum Eric Johnson has been cast in Starz' "American Gods" as a recurring guest in the third season. Johnson will play Lakeside's chief of police Chad Mulligan.
Dominique Jackson Nabs Role On 'American Gods'
"Pose" star Dominique Jackson has been added as a recurring guest on Starz' Neil Gaiman series "American Gods". The series follows Shadow Jackson, an ex-convict who gets tangled up with con-man Mr. Wednesday after the tragic death of his wife. Dominique will play Ms. World, an embodiment of the infamous Mr. World in the third season.
Daveed Diggs In Talks For Live-Action 'Little Mermaid'
Daveed Diggs is reportedly in discussions for a key role in Disney's live-action remake of "The Little Mermaid": Sebastian the crab, adviser to King Triton, who'll be played by Javier Bardem. He'll join a cast that also includes Halle Bailey as Ariel and Melissa McCarthy as the wicked Ursula, while Awkwafina and Jacob Tremblay have also been cast.
Jason Behr Joins Season Two Of 'Roswell, New Mexico'
Behr, who played Max Evans on the 1999's "Roswell", will join the reboot series “Roswell, New Mexico” for season two.
The casting news was announced during the show’s New York Comic Con panel on Sunday with fellow cast members Jeanine Mason, Nathan Parsons, Tyler Blackburn, Michael Vlamis and Lily Cowles. Executive producers Julie Plec, Carina Adly MacKenzie and Chris Hollier also took part.
Jeff Daniels To Star In CBS Drama
Emmy-winning actor Jeff Daniels is set to play former FBI director James Comey in an upcoming CBS Studios show. The four-hour limited series is based on Comey's bestselling book 'A Higher Loyalty', a recounting of his time as FBI director during the Hillary Clinton email investigation and Trump's possible ties to Russia.
A New Love Story For Harry Shum Jr.
"Crazy Rich Asians" star Harry Shum Jr. is quite the romantic. He will star in a love story called "All My Life" based on the true story of Jenn Carter and Solomon Chau alongside Jessica Rothe. The couple was devastated with a cancer diagnosis while planning their wedding.
Damon Wayans Jr. To Star In New Netflix Film
Damon Wayans Jr. is set to star in a new Netflix original film called "Love, Guaranteed".
Wayans will play a client named Nick who seeks the help of hard-working lawyer Susan in a case against a dating website.
And yes, you can bet the movie will be filled with adorable romantic moments.
Rachel Leigh Cook Will Play A Lawyer In A New Romance Movie
"She's All That" actress Rachel Leigh Cook will be starring in a new Netflix movie called "Love, Guaranteed".
Cook will be playing the part of a hard-working lawyer named Susan who takes on new client Nick and his case against a dating
Joel McHale To Guest On 'Will & Grace"
Joel McHale is the latest addition to an already star-studded final season of "Will & Grace". According to reports, the former "Community" star will play a new love interest for Karen (Megan Mullally). “Will and Grace are convinced that he has a darker side and ulterior motives, but Karen is too much in love to see it,” according to a synopsis.
The swan-song season of "Will & Grace" will air on Global at midseason.
Jason Statham To Reunite With Guy Ritchie
Jason Statham and Guy Ritchie are reuniting for a new revenge thriller.
The pair, who first collaborated on 2005’s "Revolver", will team up for the untitled film dubbed the new "Lock Stock" and "Two Smoking Barrels".
Filming is rumoured to begin next week.
Jim Parsons And Dylan McDermott Join Ryan Murphy Series 'Hollywood'
Ryan Murphy's new Netflix series "Hollywood" has added actors Jim Parsons and Dylan McDermott to its all-star cast.
The show, described as "a love letter to the Golden Age of Tinseltown," will also star Darren Criss, Jeremy Pope, Samara Weaving, Maude Apatow, Joe Mantello, Laura Harrier, Jake Picking and David Corenswet.
Broadway Star Jeremy Pope Lands Starring Role In Ryan Murphy's 'Hollywood'
Rising Broadway star Jeremy Pope has nabbed a starring role in Ryan Murphy's upcoming Netflix series "Hollywood".
The actor will join Murphy's longtime collaborator Darren Criss and David Corenswet.
Murphy called the new series “a love letter to the Golden Age of Tinseltown.”
John Malkovich Joins Netflix's 'Space Force'
John Malkovich, alongside Ben Schwartz, Tawny Newsome and Diana Silvers, is set to join Steve Carell in Netflix's upcoming comedy "Space Force".
The series will also feature Jimmy O. Yang and Alex Sparrow in recurring guest star roles.
Jason Bateman In Talks To Direct/Co-Star With Ryan Reynolds In 'Clue'
Jason Bateman is reportedly in discussions to direct and co-star "Clue", a new movie based on the classic board game. If a deal is done, Bateman will reunite with Ryan Reynolds, his co-star in 2011's "The Change-Up", who is already attached as star/producer. An earlier "Clue" movie hit theatres back in 1985.
Andrew Scott To Head Showtime's 'Ripley'
Hot off his stellar performances as Moriarty in "Sherlock" and the "hot priest" in Emmy darling "Fleabag", Andrew Scott will be heading to Showtime to star in its upcoming series "Ripley", based on the Patricia Highsmith's novels about a charismatic con man. “We are so thrilled to have the supremely talented filmmaker, Steve Zaillian, adapt the singular saga of Tom Ripley from Patricia Highsmith’s novels as an ongoing series for Showtime,” said Showtime's Gary Levine. “With Andrew Scott, whose charisma knows no bounds, inhabiting the iconic lead role, we feel confident that this will be a special one.”
Julianne And Derek Hough To Host Holiday Special
Siblings Julianne and Derek Hough are getting their very own holiday special on NBC this season.
"Holidays with the Houghs" will feature musical and dance performances of classic holiday songs.
John Stamos Joins 'The Little Mermaid Live!'
John Stamos is headed under the sea.
The actor has been cast in the upcoming TV event, "The Little Mermaid Live!", airing Nov. 5, playing the role of Chef Louis.
Also joining the production is Graham Phillips in the role of Prince Eric.
Already cast in the show are Auli’i Cravalho as Ariel, Queen Latifah as Ursula and Shaggy as Sebastian.
Nick Cannon Hosting New Daytime Talk Show
Nick Cannon is getting a brand new talk show.
The TV personality, who departed as host of "America's Got Talent" in 2017, is set to host a syndicated daytime talk show premiering in 2020.
“I’ve always dreamed of a platform where I can speak to America and discuss pop culture, as well as the topics on everyone’s minds," Cannon said in a statement.
Will Smith To Crime Boss Nicky Barnes In 'The Council'
Will Smith is taking on a life of crime.
The actor is set to star in the new Netflix film "The Council", about notorious New York City crime boss Nicky Barnes.
Barnes led a crime syndicate in Harlem during the 1970s and was dubbed "Mr. Untouchable" by The New York Times.
Blythe Danner Ascends To 'American Gods'
Blythe Danner is making her way to "American Gods". The two-time Emmy-winner will play the Greek Goddess Demeter in a four-episode arc for season three of the Starz series.
Jeffrey Wright To 'The Batman'
Jeffrey Wright is being eyed for a big role in "The Batman". Wright, 53, is in the running to play Commissioner Gordon in "The Batman", according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Erica Durance To Revive 'Smallville' Role In The Arrowverse
The CW's upcoming Arrowverse crossover episodes of "Arrow", "Supergirl", "The Flash", 'DC's Legends of Tomorrow" and "Batwoman" will be joined by a familiar face from the past: Erica Durance, who played Lois Lane on "Smallville" and will reprise the role of the love of Superman's life in the crossover, set to take place in December 2019 and January 2020.
Ryan Seacrest Returning To 'American Idol'
Seacrest out? Secreast IN, with ABC ending the suspense to reveal that Ryan Seacrest will be returning for a new season of the revamped "American Idol". "American Idol has been my home for 17 seasons and I can't wait to return to the stage," said Seacrest, who will continue to shuttle from his "Live With Kelly and Ryan" gigi in NYC to "Idol" in L.A. "It's the greatest gift to be able to play a part in discovering new talent with a franchise that has been such a relevant part of American culture for so many years."
Billie Lourd To Play Granddaughter Of Real-Life Grandmother Debbie Reynolds' Character On 'Will & Grace'
Billie Lourd will be guest starring in the upcoming season of "Will & Grace" in a very personal role: as the granddaughter of the character played by her real-life grandmother, Debbie Reynolds, who played the mother of Debra Messing's Grace on the original series. “The episode is especially meaningful because of Billie’s relationship to the show,” said "Will & Grace" co-creator/executive producer Max Mutchnick. “We’re thrilled to have Billie. And best of all — she’s really good.”
Carol Burnett Joins Cast Of ‘Sorta Like A Rock Star’
Five-time Golden Globe winner Carol Burnett has been cast in Netflix's film "Sorta Like A Rock Star" alongside Rhenzy Feliz, Fred Armisen and Auli’i Cravalho. The drama is about a teenage girl (Cravalho) who is optimistic even in the face of life's difficulties. She enjoys helping others, which leads to forming a strong bond with an unlikely group of outsiders, until she must put herself first in the face of a devastating loss.
Tom Welling Is Reprising His Role As Superman In The Arrowverse Crossover
Tom Welling, known for his iconic role as Clark Kent in "Smallville" is set to step back into Superman's shoes in the CW's DC Arrowverse crossover titled “Crisis On Infinite Earths". The special will also feature "Supergirl"'s Tyler Hoechlin and "DC’s Legends of Tomorrow"'s Brandon Routh. The crossover will unite the whole Arrowverse series franchise - Arrow, The Flash, Supergirl, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow and Batwoman - over five episodes, airing in December throughout January. You can watch new series "Batwoman" and "Supergirl" season 5 starting Oct. 6 on Showcase.
Kiefer Sutherland To Quibi
Kiefer Sutherland and Boyd Holbrook are pegged to star in the new Quibi series "The Fugitive". The series is a new take on the 1993 Harrison Ford film, which was itself based on the '60s television series of the same name.
Jasmine Guy Returning To 'Grey's Anatomy'
Jasmine Guy, best known for her role in the "Cosby Show" spinoff "A Different World", will be returning to "Grey's Anatomy" to reprise the role she originated last season. The 57-year-old actress portrayed a woman in the ER who happened to run into Dr. Richard Webber (James Pickens Jr), with whom she shares a history. That history will be revealed and explored when she returns in what's described as a "key role" opposite Pickens in the upcoming 16th season.
Marilyn Manson To Star In 'American Gods'
Musician Marilyn Manson is making his big return to TV for the third season of "American Gods".
Manson will play Johan Wengren, the lead singer of a death metal band that serves as a source of power for Ian McShane's Mr. Wednesday in his war against the New Gods.
Timothy Olyphant Joins 'Fargo' Season 4
"Fargo" is adding another big star for its highly anticipated fourth season.
Timothy Olyphant will be joining as recurring character Dick "Deafy" Wickware for the new season, which is set in Kansas City in 1950.
"Fargo" season 4 will also. star Chris Rock, Jack Huston, Jason Schwartzman, Ben Whishaw, Jessie Buckley and more.
Sophie Turner Back On TV
Sophie Turner has booked her first series since wrapping "Game Of Thrones". Turner will star alongside Corey Hawkins ("Straight Outta Compton") in the Quibi thriller series "Survive". Quibi is a mobile-based streaming service.
“[Jane] is a complex character fighting against the odds to not only save her life but to also find her own source of strength and courage," Turner says of her "Survive" role in a statement published by Entertainment Weekly. "I only hope this can impact anyone struggling with self-worth to understand they are braver than they know and to seek the support they need.”
Justin Theroux Lands On 'Mosquito Coast'
Justin Theroux has landed himself a lead role in Apple's new television series "Mosquito Creek". The series follows an idealist who uproots his family to Latin America and is based on the 1981 novel by Paul Theroux, Justin's uncle.
Alexander Ludwig Joins 'Heels'
Alexander Ludwig will be joining Stephen Amell in the Starz wrestling series "Heels".
"Heels" is about a family-owned wrestling company where the brothers are also rivals as they try and live up to their father's legacy.
‘Charmed’ Stars Alyssa Milano, Holly Marie Combs To Reunite
“Charmed” sisters Alyssa Milano and Holly Marie Combs are gearing up to play sisters once again on an upcoming episode of “Grey’s Anatomy”.
The co-stars will play sisters of a hospital patient who’s brain dead after falling into a construction site, they must decide whether to keep their sister alive.
“Grey’s Anatomy”’s season 16 returns in October.
Dan Aykroyd To Guest In 'The Conners'
"Blues Brothers 2000" actors Dan Aykroyd and John Goodman are having a little reunion on the set of ABC comedy's "The Connors". Aykroyd is set to make an appearance in the third episode of the upcoming third season as a poker buddy of Dan Conner.
Jay Baruchel Cast In Holiday Comedy Series
Actor Jay Baruchel has nabbed a role in Fox's new series "A Moody Christmas". The Australian series adaptation will have six episodes and centres around members of the Moody family and their quirks during a holiday gathering.
Charlie Hunnam To Star In New Drama
"Sons of Anarchy" alum Charlie Hunnam is set for the lead role in Apple's new drama series "Shantaram". This will be Apple's first international production for its new streaming platform Apple TV+, which launches in November. Based on the bestselling novel by Gregory David Roberts, the series will focus upon an Australian prison escapee who looks for a new life in Bombay, India.
Mindy Kaling Will Be Lilly Singh's First Guest
Mindy Kaling has been announced as Lilly Singh's first guest on her new late night special "A Little Late With Lilly Sing". Rainn Wilson, Kaling's "The Office" co-star, will also make an appearance on Singh's first episode set to air on Monday. While it will premiere at 1:35 a.m. on television, NBC will be streaming it on the show's YouTube channel at 10 p.m.
Michael Urie And Becki Newton Are Reuniting
"Ugly Betty" co-stars Michael Urie and Becki Newton and reuniting for an upcoming CBS comedy series called "Fun". Created by "Sex And The City" writer Michael Patrick King, this new show follows a brother and sister who are trying to celebrate life while running a funeral home.
Wiz Khalifa To Appear On 'Dickinson' Series
Wiz Khalifa has been cast as "Death" on Apple TV+’s “Dickinson” which debuts on Nov. 1 when the streaming service launches. The 19th century-set series is based on the rebellious young poet Emily Dickinson (Hailee Steinfeld) and explores the limitations of society, gender and family from Dickinson's perspective. Khalifa will play Emily's muse, an imaginary character personifying a pivotal theme found in many of Emily Dickinson’s real-life poetry.
Amanda Seyfried In Negotiation To Star In Netflix Horror Film
Amanda Seyfried is in talks to lead Netflix's upcoming horror "Things Heard & Seen" about a young couple who move into a small town home that is cursed by the murderer of the former homeowners. Seyfried would play the wife, struggling to settle into the home that is believed to be haunted. As scary secrets are revealed, the couple's marriage also reveals its own darkness.
Bobby Moynihan Joins NBC Comedy Series
"Saturday Night Live" alum Bobby Moynihan will play a lead role in the single-camera comedy series "L.A. Mayor" by Tina Fey and Robert Carlock. The series is about a wealthy businessman, played by Ted Danson, who decides to run for the mayor of Los Angeles for the wrong reasons. Moynihan' character, Jayden, is the interim Director of Communications in Danson's office.
Lupita Nyong’o's Passion Project Comes To Life
Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o will star and executive produce limited series "Americanah". The show tells the story of a Nigerian woman who moves to America and is forced to grapple with what it means to be black. Her teenage love moves to London and enters a dangerous undocumented life after not being able to join her in post 9/11 America.
Aaron Lazar Nabs Role In 'Filthy Rich'
Broadway actor Aaron Lazar has been cast opposite Kim Cattrall in Fox's new drama show "Filthy Rich". He got the role after Steven Pasquale dropped out a week before production due to personal reasons. The show follows a wealthy southern family who gets thrown into a whirlwind of drama after the family patriarch dies. His wife and family find out he fathered three other children who are written in his will, threatening the family fortune.
James Cameron Is Headed To The Big Screen With Keanu Reeves
James Cameron and Keanu Reeves will star in the documentary "2nd Unit: Invisible Action Stars" about the relationships among actors and stunt performers. The documentary, which is narrated by Joe Mantegna, features appearances by Heidi Moneymaker, Jackson Spidell, Jack Gill, JJ Perry, Jessie Graff, Helen Mirren and more.
Ken Watanabe Is Set To Star In New Drama Series Opposite Ansel Elgort
"Godzilla: King Of The Monsters" star Ken Watanabe will act and executive produce HBO Max's 10-episode "Tokyo Vice" for their upcoming streaming platform. The series, based on the Jake Adelstein novel, focuses on an American journalist named Jake Adelstein (Elgort), who gets involved with the Tokyo Vice police squad to unveil corruption. Watanabe's character, Hiroto Katagiri, is a detective for the Tokyo Police Department in the organized crime division and also serves as a father-figure to Jake,