Jason Sudeikis To Host Comedy Show
Jason Sudeikis will host the remotely shot "Tournament of Laughs" which will feature 32 prominent comedians going head to head for the ultimate bragging rights.
Each week the comedians will create a video from their home which viewers will vote on until on one comic is left standing.
A donation on behalf of the show will also be made to Black Lives Matter.
Lea Seydoux Joins Thriller 'Party Of Fools'
Lea Seydoux is set to star in the upcoming French period thriller, "Party Of Fools".
The actress will team up with Arnaud des Pallières, Philippe Rousselet and Jonathan Blumental for the project, set to begin production late 2020 or early 2021.
Ryan Gosling Is A 'Wolfman'
Things are about to get hairy for the uber-handsome Ryan Gosling. The Canadian actor has signed on to star in Universal's new "Wolfman" monster movie. It follows the success of "The Invisible Man".
'Step Up' Tricia Helfer
Season 3 of the "Step Up" television series is moving from YouTube to Starz. "Battlestar Galactica" alum Tricia Helfer is joining a cast that includes Ne-Yo and Naya Rivera.
Charlie Hunnam Joins 'Denali'
Charlie Hunnam has joined "Denali: A Man, a Dog, and the Friendship of a Lifetime".
Hunnam will star in and produce the movie based on the short film and memoir of the same name from famed photographer and filmmaker Ben Moon.
David Tennant, Michael Sheen Join BBC Comedy 'Staged'
David Tennant and Michael Sheen are making light of the current lockdown situation amid the coronavirus pandemic with a BBC comedy, "Staged".
According to the Hollywood Reporter, the six-episode, 15-minute show will revolve around "the cast of a play — the cream of the crop of British acting talent — who are furloughed when their upcoming West End production is suddenly brought to a halt... The series follows the cast as they try their best to keep the rehearsals on track in lockdown."
Peter Dinklage And Jason Momoa Team Up For Vampire Flick
Former "Game of Thrones" co-stars Peter Dinklage and Jason Momoa never appeared onscreen together in the HBO hit, but the pair will be teaming up for the action-adventure movie "Good Bad & Undead". n Good Bad & Undead, Dinklage will play Van Helsing, the last descendent of the famed vampire hunter, who forms an uneasy alliance with with a vampire (Momoa) who has taken a vow never to kill again. Together they travel from town to town, conning citizens by Van Helsing pretending to rid the town of the vampire for money. But when a huge bounty is put on the vampire’s head, the pair find themselves on the run from all manner of supernatural foes.
Ginnifer Goodwin Cast In Fox Pilot
Ginnifer Goodwin has been cast in "Pivoting", a new pilot for the Fox network. She'll star opposite Eliza Coupe in the story of three female friends who make a series of impulsive, self-indulgent decisions after the death of their childhood best friend.
Halle Berry Joins ‘Moonfall’
Halle Berry has lined up her post-quarantine plans with a role in Roland Emmerich's upcoming sci-fi thriller “Moonfall”.
The flick picks up after the moon is mysteriously knocked out of orbit, sending it on a collision course with Earth.
Josh Gad will also star.
Nick Jonas To Join Laurence Fishburne In ‘The Blacksmith’
Nick Jonas and Laurence Fishburne are teaming up for the thriller “The Blacksmith”.
Jonas has been tapped to play Wes Loomis, a blacksmith and weapons expert for the CIA. But when his colleagues are found murdered and his workshop destroyed, Loomis heads out to hunt down the killers with the help of CIA analyst Noelle Hazlitt and retired blacksmith/mentor Mather (Fishburne).
Pierre Morel is behind the upcoming project. Morel is known for his work on the hit “Taken” films starring Liam Neeson.
Adam Sandler Will Star In A Basketball-Themed Netflix Movie Produced By LeBron James
Actor and comedian Adam Sandler has scored a new role alongside basketball legend LeBron James.
The film, titled "Hustle" will follow an American basketball scout (played by Sandler) who gets fired after discovering a once-in-a-lifetime player while abroad.
The Netflix movie will be produced by LeBron James.
Timothy Olyphant Joins Season Two Of 'The Mandalorian'
"Santa Clarita Diet" star Timothy Olyphant will be joining the cast of the Disney+ "Star Wars" show "The Mandalorian". While details of his character have not yet been released, filming of the second season has wrapped and names of other actors setting foot in the series have started to leak. This includes Temuera Morrison, Michael Biehn and Rosario Dawson.
Jessica Alba Joins New Netflix Thriller
Jessica Alba will be starring in a new Netflix action thriller called "Trigger Warning" where she will play a traumatized veteran who inherits her grandfather's bar after he passes away. The movie, which is being dubbed a franchise-starter, will be directed by Mouly Surya and executive produced by Alba herself.
A New 'Star Trek' Series Is Coming To CBS All Access
After many rumours, CBS All Access has confirmed a "Star Trek" spinoff called "Strange New Worlds", starring Anson Mount, Ethan Peck, and Rebecca Romijn, who will reprise their roles from the "Discover" series as Captain Pike, Spock, and Number One. The show will follow the trio and the U.S.S. Enterprise, leading up to the captaincy of James T. Kirk. While there has been no word on when the series will debut due to the coronavirus pandemic, fans can catch the third season of "Discovery" later this year.
Bad Bunny To Join 'Narcos'
Bad Bunny told Rolling Stone he'll be making his acting debut in the upcoming season of Netflix's "Narcos". According to RS, he was already filming scenes for the new season when production was halted due to the COVID-19 pandemic. He didn't reveal any details about the character he'll be playing.
Russell Crowe To Play Mobster In 'American Son'
Russell Crowe has signed on to star in upcoming thriller “American Son”, based on critically acclaimed French film “A Prophet".
“American Son” focuses on a man who falls under the control of a ruthless mobster (Crowe) while in prison. He winds up building a multiracial crime syndicate, takes down his mentor, and earns a place for himself and his crew alongside the Italian and Russian mafias.
Chris Noth Joins Queen Latifah In 'The Equalizer' Series
Queen Latifah's new TV reboot of "The Equalizer" just added a little Mr. Big to the equation.
Chris Noth is joining the cast as an ex-CIA director and the first handler and mentor for Latifah's character Robyn.
Jamie Lee Curtis To Star In Lifetime Movie Biopic
Jamie Lee Curtis is going to Lifetime. The award-winning actress is set to executive produce, direct and star in the TV movie, "How We Sleep at Night: The Sara Cunningham Story".
The film tells the story of a devoutly Christian mother coming to terms with her son coming out as gay.
Betty White To Star In Lifetime Holiday Movie
It's going to be a Betty White Christmas.
The 98-year-old actress is set to star in a still-untitled Lifetime holiday movie.
In the film, White will help get Santa into shape to spread Christmas cheer, and have people wondering if she's secretly Mrs. Claus.
Lifetime Announces New Holiday Movies Starring Kelly Rowland, Melissa Joan Hart And Mario Lopez
Lifetime is calling in the heavy hitters this holiday season.
The network has set Kelly Rowland to executive produce and star in the sequel "Merry Liddle Christmas Wedding".
Melissa Joan Hart is also returning to direct and star alongside Mario Lopez in "Feliz NaviDad", about a single dad whose daughter helps him find the holiday spirit after his wife passes away.
Robin Roberts Producing New Lifetime Movie And Documentary
Robin Roberts is returning to Lifetime after her successful project "Stolen By My Mother: The Kamiyah Mobley Story" with a whole new film and accompanying documentary.
"A Home of Their Own" tells the story of Jolene Schlander and Calvin Wield, who took the incredible, life-changing step of fostering the children of opioid addicts.
Emily Blunt And Dwayne Johnson To Headline 'Ball And Chain'
Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt will co-star in "Ball and Chain", playing a constantly bickering couple who attain super powers — that only work when they can set aside their differences and work together. The script comes from Emily V. Gordon ("The Big Sick"), and is based on a 1999 comic book. "Edgar and Mallory Bulson have decided to throw in the towel. That was the plan anyway, until a mysterious meteor bathed the battling couple in extraterrestrial energies that gave them super-powers," reads the synopsis. "Will their newfound abilities be enough to make their marriage work?"
'Dark Days At The Magna Carta'
Blake Lively and Shawn Levy are teaming up for Netflix's post-apocalyptic thriller "Dark Days at the Magna Carta".
Chris Pratt To Return To TV In Amazon's 'The Terminal List'
After many successful years at the box office, Chris Pratt is making his return to the small screen in Amazon Prime Video's new series "The Terminal List".
The series, which is based on the bestselling novel by Jack Carr, will see the "Parks and Recreation" star portray Navy SEAL James Reese, whose entire platoon have been ambushed during a high-stakes covert mission. After returning home with conflicting memories of the event, Reese discovers forces working against him that put his life and his loved ones in danger.
Due to the ongoing pandemic, there's currently no release date for Pratt's new series.
Jean Smart Heads To HBO Max
Jean Smart has signed on to star in a dark comedy for HBO Max.
The currently-untitled series is from "Broad City"'s Paul W. Downs, Lucia Aniello and Jen Statsky.
The upcoming streaming service has ordered 10 episodes.
Cate Blanchett Joins 'Borderlands' Film Adaptation
Cate Blanchett is headed into the video game world with a role in the film adaptation of "Borderlands".
The Oscar-winning actress is in talks to star as Lilith. Eli Roth has signed on to direct.
Nicolas Cage To Play Joe Exotic
Nicolas Cage has been tapped to play Joe Exotic in an eight-episode scripted series based on the incarcerated "Tiger King" sensation. The Oscar-winning actor is also set to executive produce the miniseries, which will focus on the eccentric Exotic's determination to create a wildlife park and subsequent obsessions.
Tara Reid And Vivica A. Fox Team Up For New Thriller
Tara Reid and Vivica A. Fox are coming together once again for the new thriller "Masha's Mushroom".
Both actresses will produce and star in the suspenseful feature about guests at a party being drugged by terrifying hallucinogens.
Reid and Fox previously starred together in "Sharknado 2: The Second One" and "The Last Sharknado: It's About Time".
Ralph Fiennes Signs On For 'Matilda'
Ralph Fiennes has reportedly signed on to play school headmistress Miss Trunchbull in "Matilda!", the upcoming film adaptation of the hit Broadway musical (the character was played by actress Pam Ferris in 1996 adaptation of the Roald Dahl classic, but the stage musical has cast men in drag to play the role).
Meanwhile, Emma Stone is reported to be in talks to play kind-hearted teacher Miss Honey.
Gina Rodriguez To Headline Sci-Fi Weed Comedy
Gina Rodriguez ("Jane the Virgin") has been tapped to star in upcoming Paramount comedy "The Aliens Are Stealing Our Weed". As the title suggests, Rodriguez plays a marijuana farmer who uncovers a vast extraterrestrial conspiracy to steal the planet's weed supply.
Adam Driver Joins Revolutionary Drama 'Yankee Comandante’
Adam Driver is re-teaming with "Midnight Special" Jeff Nicholes for the new true-life Cuban revolution drama "Yankee Comandante".
Based on The New Yorker article by David Grann, the film will tell the story of American veteran William Alexander Morgan, who abandoned his life and family to join Fidel Castro's revolution in 1957. He later turned against Castro, and was eventually arrested and executed.
Daisy Ridley To Join 'The Ice Beneath Her'
Daisy Ridley is gearing up to star in the upcoming thriller "The Ice Beneath Her" from "Ready Or Not" filmmakers Matt Bettinelli-Olpin, Tyler Gillett and Chad Villella.
“The Ice Beneath Her” is based on the 2015 novel by Camilla Grebe.
Florence Pugh, Shia LaBeouf & Chris Pine To Star In Olivia Wilde's New Thriller
Olivia Wilde's next film as a director has found its star-studded cast.
Florence Pugh, Shia LaBeouf and Chris Pine are joining the period psychological thriller "Don't Worry Darling", which will also star Wilde.
Chris Pine Is 'The Saint'
Chris Pine is not just a saint, he is "The Saint". Pine is in negotiations with Paramount to star in the studio's reboot of "The Saint", based on Leslie Charteris' 1920s novel series.
Stellan Skarsgard Joins 'Rogue One' Spin-Off Series
The "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" spin-off series has added another star.
Stellan Skarsgard is set to join the series centred on Diego Luna's Cassian Andor character from the film.
Taking place prior to the events of "Rogue One", the series follows the early days of the Rebellion against the Empire.
Kristin Davis To Host 'Labor Of Love'
Kristin Davis is heading to the world of reality television with a "Labor Of Love" hosting gig.
The series, following 41-year-old Kristy Katzmann's road to motherhood, premieres May 21.
Emmanuelle Chriqui To Play Lana Lang In 'Superman & Lois'
The Arrowverse is about to introduce its Lana Lang.
Emmanuelle Chriqui is set to play Clark Kent's childhood best friend in the upcoming drama "Superman & Lois".
The new series will star Tyler Hoechlin as Superman and Elizabeth Tulloch as wife Lois Lane. Clark reconnects with Lana during "one of the most difficult periods of her life."
Timothee Chalamet and Armie Hammer To Reunite For 'Call Me By Your Name' Sequel
Timothee Chalamet and Armie Hammer will be reprising their roles in a sequel to their 2018 film "Call Me By Your Name". In a recent interview, director or Luca Guadagnino confirmed the sequel was happening and that all the cast is onboard.
“Before coronavirus, I had a trip to the United States to meet a writer I love very much, whose name I don’t want to say, to talk about the second part. Unfortunately, we had to cancel it. Of course, it is a great pleasure to work with Timothée Chalamet, Armie Hammer, Michael Stuhlbarg, Esther Garrel and the other actors,” he said. “Everyone will be in the new movie."
Will Smith Heading To Quibi
Will Smith has signed on to host the upcoming Quibi series "This Joka".
The reality competition show will help find the next big act in stand-up comedy.
Smith and his wife, Jada Pinkett Smith, will serve as producers along with their Westbrook Studios.
Joe Biden Zooms To 'The Tonight Show'
Joe Biden's late-night tour continues. The U.S. Democratic candidate will appear on Wednesday's episode of "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: At Home Edition". The appearance follows Biden's recent appearances on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" and "The View".
Don Cheadle Joins 'Space Jam 2'
Don Cheadle has reportedly joined the cast of "Space Jam 2".
The actor will star as the film's villain opposite LeBron James.
The movie is set to be released on July 16, 2021.
Ryan Gosling To Produce, Star In 'The Hail Mary'
Ryan Gosling will be star and executive producer of "The Hail Mary", the hot new novel from author Andy Weir ("The Martian"). The book follows an astronaut on a solitary space mission whose task is to save the planet. Gosling is attached to play the astronaut.
Rosario Dawson Joins 'The Mandalorian'
The world of "Star Wars" just got a little bigger. Rosario Dawson will reportedly join the Disney+ series "The Mandalorian" for season 2.
Dawson will play Ahsoka Tano, who first originated in the animated series "Star Wars: The Clone Wars" and "Star Wars: Rebels".
Kelis To Host 'Cooked With Cannabis'
Singer Kelis has signed on to host a new cooking competition for Netflix, and it will definitely not be your typical culinary challenge. In "Cooked With Cannabis", she'll be joined by Portland-based chef Leather Storrs as three chefs work against the clock to create a three-course meal based around themes that range from world cuisine to futurist food — and, of course, contain weed as the main ingredient. The series debuts on April 20, a.k.a. 4/20.
Malia Baker Cast In 'The Baby-Sitters Club'
Botswana-born, Canada-raised actress Malia Baker is set to take on the role of Mary Anne Spier in Netflix's highly anticipated remake of "The Baby-Sitters Club". Baker, who has appeared on TV shows "A Million Little Things" and "The Flash", will play one of the founders of the club, who is best friends with the club's leader Kristy.
'The Conners' Are Rocking Out
"The Conners" are bringing Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne to Lanford. That is right, the Osbournes will appear on the March 17 episode of "The Conners" titled, "Beards, Thrupples and Robots".
Grant Gustin Cast In Frank Sinatra Kidnap Movie
Grant Gustin ("The Flash") has been cast in "Operation Blue Eyes", an upcoming film chronicling the real-life 1963 kidnapping of Frank Sinatra Jr. Gustin will play the kidnapping's cash-strapped ringleader Barry Keenan in the movie, which will be directed by "Criminal Minds" star Joe Mantegna.
Richard E. Grant Joins Disney+'s 'Loki' Series
Richard E. Grant has been added to Disney+'s upcoming Marvel series "Loki" in an unrevealed role.
While Grant's role is still undisclosed, fans are speculating that the actor has been cast as Kang the Conqueror.
Tom Hiddleston will reprise his role as Loki in the series.
Tavi Gevinson Added To 'Gossip Girl' Reboot
Tavi Gevinson is the latest addition to HBO Max's "Gossip Girl" reboot's all-new cast.
The actress is set to join Emily Alyn Lind, Whitney Peak, Eli Brown, Jonathan Fernandez, Jason Gotay and Thomas Doherty.
The new "Gossip Girl" will pick up eight years after the original Blake Lively-led drama left off.
Scott Foley To Star In New Drama 'The Big Leap'
"Scandal" star Scott Foley has set his eyes on a new TV drama.
The actor will star in "The Big Leap", as Nick Smart, a producer on a reality series who creates drama out of putting strangers together in awkward situations.
"The Big Leap" will also star Teri Polo and Matt Lucas.
Jon Bernthal To Star In 'American Gigolo' Series
The classic 1980 Richard Gere film "American Gigolo" is coming to TV as a new series, and "The Walking Dead" actor Jon Bernthal is set to star.
Bernthal will play Julian Kaye, 18 years after his arrest for murder, and now struggling to get by in the Los Angeles sex-industry, while uncovering the truth about why he was sent to prison.
AnnaSophia Robb And Chris Sullivan To Star In 'Dr. Death'
The upcoming series "Dr. Death" has added "This Is Us" star Chris Sullivan and "The Carrie Diaries" actress AnnaSophia Robb to its all-star cast.
Based on the podcast of the same name, "Dr. Death" tells the true story of a rogue surgeon in Texas who mutilated and murdered patients going in for neurosurgery.
The series stars Jamie Dornan as Christopher "Dr. Death" Duntch, as well as Alec Baldwin and Christian Slater.
Uma Thurman Signs On To Apple's 'Suspicion’
Uma Thurman is heading to Apple TV.
The actress has joined the upcoming drama "Suspicion", a remake of Israeli drama "False Flag".
The thriller will follow the kidnapping of the son of a prominent American businesswoman played by Thurman.
Alyssa Milano Joins 'Who Are You People'
Alyssa Milano has signed on to "Who Are You People?" an indie drama about a 16-year-old girl (Ema Horvath) who runs away from boarding school to seek out the biological father her mother always kept hidden, ultimately discovering the dark secret of her roots.
Woody Harrelson Replaces Jason Statham In 'Man From Toronto'
Woody Harrelson is stepping in to replace Jason Statham in "The Man From Toronto". Statham was reportedly in talks to star opposite Kevin Hart in the upcoming action-comedy about a world-renowned assassin (known only as the man from Toronto) and an average Joe when there's an Airbnb mixup.
Amanda Tapping To Return To 'Sanctuary'
Amanda Tapping has been tapped to return to the SyFy drama "Sanctuary" as Dr. Helen Magnus.
The network pulled the series off the air eight years ago. It originally ran from 2007-2011.
Jason Flemyng Added To ‘Boiling Point’
Jason Flemyng is the latest addition to Stephen Graham’s film "Boiling Point".
Graham will play a head chef navigating the relentless pressure of his kitchen.
Production is currently underway.
Mark Wahlberg Headed To HBO Max
Mark Wahlberg will be the subject of a docuseries for HBO Max in "Wahl Street".
The eight-episode series will follow Wahlberg as he juggles his acting schedule with growing his business empire.
Arturo Castro Added To Apple Series ‘Mr. Corman’
Arturo Castro is set to join Joseph Gordon-Levitt in the upcoming Apple comedy series "Mr. Corman".
The "Broad City" alum will star as Victor, the roommate and friend of San Fernando Valley public school teacher Josh Corman (Gordon-Levitt).
The series is described as a deep cut into Corman's nights after school.
Andy Garcia Joins Katey Sagal In 'Rebel'
Andy Garcia has signed on to join Katey Sagal in the upcoming Erin Brockovich drama series "Rebel".
The new series for ABC is inspired by the life of Brockovich today, while following the life of Annie "Rebel" Bello (Sagal), a blue-collar legal advocate without a law degree.
Meaghan Rath Has 'Jury Duty'
No one likes jury duty, but chances are Meaghan Rath is stoked for the new CBS comedy pilot. Rath joins her fiancé Jack Cutmore-Scott in the network's new show "Jury Duty".
Goran Višnjić Joins 'The Brides' As Dracula
The upcoming TV drama about the brides of Dracula has found their lead in "Timeless" alum Goran Višnjić.
"The Brides" will have Višnjić as Dracula, with co-stars Gina Torres and Katherine Reis.
Chris Mason and Sophia Tatum are also set to star.
Julie Bowen Joins 'Raised By Wolves'
Julie Bowen is moving on from "Modern Family" to the new comedy series "Raised By Wolves".
The actress, who starred as Claire Dunphy for 11 years on the beloved sitcom which is coming to a close with its series finale, has signed on to star as Frankie Wolfe, a successful crisis manager who decides to adopt an 11-year-old girl with the help of her nervous wreck of a sister.
'Night School' Pilot Adds Josh Segarra
NBC's adaptation of the comedy film "Night School" has added Josh Segarra.
Segarra will take on Kevin Hart's role from the hit film, while "Shameless" alum Shanola Hampton will star as the character that was played by Tiffany Haddish.
The series will follow the same premise of the flick.
Dylan McDermott Joins Biopic On Serena Williams' Dad
Dylan McDermott has joined the upcoming biopic "King RIchard", focusing on Richard Williams (played by Will Smith), father of tennis greats Serena and Venus Williams. McDermott will be playing a sports agent.
Hannah Simone To Join Elizabeth Hurley For New Comedy
"New Girl" alum Hannah Simone and Elizabeth Hurley are set to join forces for the upcoming comedy series "In the Dark".
The new show will revolve around the relationship between a woman and her mother.
Simone and Hurley will also serve as producers.
Isla Fisher Is With The 'Guilty Party'
Isla Fisher has signed on to star in the new CBS All Access dark comedy "Guilty Party". Fisher plays a discredited journalist looking to salvage her career by investigating the story of a young mother who is sentenced to life in prison for murdering her husband.
Derek Hough To Join 'High School Musical: The Musical: The Series'
"Dancing With the Stars" champion Derek Hough is heading to Disney+.
The dancer and actor is set to join "High School Musical: The Musical: The Series" in a recurring role.
Hough will play Miss Jenn's ex-boyfriend Zack, and actor who shake things up as a drama teacher at a rival high school.
Maura Tierney Joins New Drama 'Rust'
"The Affair" star Maura Tierney has found her next role.
The actress will return to Showtime for the new drama "Rust" alongside Jeff Daniels.
The series is a family drama about a police chief, played by Daniels, in a Rust Belt town going through tough times.
Tierney will play Grace Poe, a woman from the town attempting to organize a union at her dress factor, while her son is accused of a murder.