Idris Elba Joins The Jay-Z-Produced 'The Harder They Fall'
Idris Elba is the latest star to join the Jay-Z-produced all-black Western feature, Netflix's "The Harder They Fall".
Jonathan Majors will also star.
'On The Count Of Three' Enlists Tiffany Haddish, Henry Winkler
Jerrod Carmichael has added Tiffany Hadish, Henry Winkler, Christopher Abbott, J.B. Smoove and Lavell Crawford to his upcoming comedy "On The Count Of Three".
While plot details are being kept under wraps, the darkly comedic thriller sees Carmichael in his directorial debut.
Aaron Eckhart Joins Vietnam War Thriller 'Ambush'
Aaron Eckhart is gearing up to star in the upcoming Vietnam War pic "Ambush".
The actor will join writer and director Mark Earl Burman for the film based on the deadly war.
Riley Keough Lands Starring Role In Amazon's ‘Daisy Jones & The Six’
Amazon's "Daisy Jones & The Six" have found their lead in Riley Keough.
The series, based on the best-selling novel by Taylor Jenkins Reid, is a musical/drama detailing the rise and fall of a renowned (fictional) rock band in the 1970s. Reese Witherspoon will be executive producer.
Kingsley Ben-Adir To Play Barack Obama In James Comey Miniseries
Kingsley Ben-Adir ("The OA") has been cast as President Barack Obama in CBS Studios’ upcoming miniseries based on former FBI Director James Comey's book A Higher Loyalty. The "Peaky Blinders" actor joins a cast including Jeff Daniels as Comey and Brendan Gleeson as Donald Trump.
Sophia Di Martino In 'Loki'
Actress Sophia Di Martino has scored a not-so-low-key role in "Loki". The 36-year-old is in talks to star opposite Tom Hiddleston in Disney+'s "Loki" series.
James Charles Seeks Influencers
Do you have what it takes to be an instant influencer? That's what YouTuber James Charles wants to know with new beauty competition set to air on his YouTube Channel, set to launch in the spring of 2020. In "James Charles Instant Influencer", up-and-coming makeup artists compete in a variety of challenges in order to win the series' top honour. “Ever since I entered the beauty space three years ago, I’ve dreamed of producing my own beauty competition show,” Charles told Variety. “It’s a dream come true… It’s such an amazing opportunity for [YouTube] to take it above and beyond what we expected.”
Clive Owen To Play Bill Clinton In 'Impeachment: American Crime Story'
Clive Owen's next role will be taking him into the Oval Office to play Bill Clinton in FX's upcoming "Impeachment: American Crime Story". The limited series will focus on the presidential sex scandal that led to Clinton's impeachment, with Owen joining a cast that already includes Beanie Feldstein as Monica Lewinsky and "American Crime Story" veteran Sarah Paulson as Linda Tripp.
Gary Oldman Nabs Role In New Apple TV+ Series
The latest celebrity to join the Apple TV+ series? Gary Oldman. The actor has nabbed a role in the upcoming drama series "Slow Horses", which is an adaptation of Mick Herron’s 'Slough House' books.
The new series will follow Oldman's character Jackson Lamb and a team of British intelligence agents who end up in Slough House due to their career-ending mistakes.
Shailene Woodley Is 'A Girl Named Sue'
Shailene Woodley is set to star in the titular role of "A Girl Named Sue" by director Fernando Coimbra. The film depicts the true story of DEA agent Sue Webber-Brown. The agent played a major role in creating the Drug Endangered Child (DEC) protocol.
Spike Lee To Add Hip-Hop Flare To 'Romeo And Juliet'
Spike Lee is set to direct the upcoming "Prince Of Cats", an '80s Hip-Hop take on the classic Shakespeare play "Romeo And Juliet".
Lee will also pen the script, based on the hit graphic novel written and illustrated by Ron Wimberly.
Tamara Podemski Added To HBO's 'Run'
Tamara Podemski is the latest star to join HBO's upcoming romantic comedic thriller "Run".
The Canadian actress will star next to Merritt Wever and Domhnall Gleeson.
The series is from "Fleabag" superstar Phoebe Waller-Bridge, who will also have a recurring role on the show.
Mark Wahlberg Is 'Uncharted'
Mark Wahlberg is close to finalizing a role as Tom Holland's mentor in the "Uncharted" movie. The Sony flick is based on the action-adventure video game series of the same name. It is interesting to note that Wahlberg was in talks to play Holland's character, Nathan Drake, almost 10 years ago.
Sarah Michelle Gellar To Star In Thriller Series From Ellen DeGeneres
Sarah Michelle Gellar is set to lead new thriller series "Sometimes I Lie", produced by Ellen DeGeneres.
Based on the novel by Alice Feeney, Gellar will star as Amber Reynolds, a woman trapped in a coma without any idea how she got there.
The story takes place in Amber's mind as she pieces together what happened to her, alternating with scenes from before her accident.
Two Actresses In 'A League Of Their Own'
Kelly McCormack ("Killjoys") and Priscilla Delgado ("Julieta") are set to co-star in Amazon's 60-minute pilot for "A League of Their Own". The series is based on Penny Marshall’s 1992 feature film of the same name.
Jade Catta-Preta Tapped For Revival Of 'The Soup'
Comedian Jade Catta-Preta will be heading up a revival of "The Soup", several years after E! cancelled the long-running comedy that viciously skewered daytime talk shows and reality TV.
The show initially debuted in 1991 as "Talk Soup", hosted by a then-unknown Greg Kinnear until 1995. John Henson took the helm from 1995–1999, followed by Hal Sparks (1999–2000) and Aisha Tyler (2001–2002).
The format was revived in 2004 as simply "The Soup", hosted by Joel McHale until the show ended in 2015.
Adam Scott To Star In Ben Stiller-Directed Drama
Adam Scott is set to star in the new Apple TV+ drama "Severance", directed and executive-produced by Ben Stiller. According to The Wrap, "Severance" is a "workplace thriller" that follows Scott's character Mark, an employee at Lumen Industries with a dark past.
D'Arcy Carden Joins 'A League Of Their Own' Series
With "The Good Place" nearing the end of its four-season run, series star D'Arcy Carden is already lining up her next gig, and is reportedly in discussions for a role in an upcoming Amazon Prime Video series based on the big-screen Tom Hanks-Geena Davis hit "A League of Their Own".
According to the synopsis, the series aims to recapture "the warmth, humour, and DNA of the classic film while taking a contemporary spin on the stories of the women surrounding the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League,” following the Rockford Peaches in the 1940s “as they struggle to keep the team alive through close games, injuries, late night bar crawls, sexual awakenings, not crying, and road trips across a rapidly changing United States.”
John Boyega To Star In Netflix Thriller 'Rebel Ridge'
John Boyega has locked down his next project, with the of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens"/"Pacific Rim: Uprising" actor reportedly signing on to star in upcoming Netflix thriller "Rebel Ridge". Boyega will play an ex-Marine who takes on a group of dirty cops in what's described as "a high-velocity thriller that explores systemic American injustices through bone-breaking action sequences and dark humour." Jeremy Saulnier ("Green Room") will direct.
'I Am the Night' TV Show premiere, FYC Event, Los Angeles, USA - 09 May 2019
Chris Pine ("I Am the Night") will play iconic CBS Evening News anchor Walter Cronkite in "Newsflash", set during the evening of the JFK assassination. According to the synopsis, the film follows Cronkite as he “put everything on the line to get the story right as a president was killed, a frightened nation wept, and television came of age.”
Dustin Hoffman And Candice Bergen Star In 'As Sick As They Made Us'
Dustin Hoffman and Candice Bergen are set to lead the cast of Mayim Bialik's directorial debut.
"As Sick As They Come" is a comedy-drama about a divorced mother with a dysfunctional family rekindling her love life.
Olivia Thirlby and Simon Helberg will also star in the film, which Bialik also wrote.
Vincent D'Onofrio To Star As Jerry Falwell In New Film
Vincent D'Onofrio is set to play one of America's most famous televangelists and conservative activists, Jerry Falwell in the new film "The Eyes of Tammy Faye".
The film, which has started production, also stars Andrew Garfield, Jessica Chastain, Sam Jaeger and more.
Zoe Saldana And Reese Witherspoon Team Up For Netflix Series
Zoe Saldana is set to star in the new limited series, "From Scratch", for Netflix.
The actress will also executive produce the series alongside Reese Witherspoon.
Based on Tembi Locke's memoir, "From Scratch" tells the story about a woman who loses her husband just as they are starting to build a family.
Jason Sudeikis And Evangeline Lilly Team For Thriller 'Till Death'
Jason Sudeikis and Evangeline Lilly have signed on to co-star in "Till Death", an upcoming big-screen thriller from Aharon Keshales, director of Israeli horror hit "Big Bad Wolves". Sudeikis plays Jimmy, a convicted felon who receives early parole after serving 12 years for armed robbery. When he's freed, he vows to give Annie (Lilly), his childhood love, now dying from cancer, the best last year of her life — until his plans hit an unexpected snag.
Ben Affleck To Star In Action-Thriller ‘Hypnotic’
Ben Affleck has landed his next role in Robert Rodriguez's action thriller “Hypnotic". The 47-year-old actor will star as a detective who's investigating a string of heists when he becomes intertwined in a mystery involving his missing daughter and a secret government program.
Cara Delevingne To Host Practical Joke Series
Cara Delevingne is set to host and executive produce a practical joke series for the mobile video platform Quibi. Launching in April 2020, the series will feature Delevingne and female accomplices as they execute stunts or pranks that place them in unpredictable situations.
Julianna Margulies, Corey Stoll Join 'Billions'
Former "Good Wife" star Julianna Margulies and former "House of Cards" star Corey Stoll are joining the season 5 cast of "Billions". Margulies will star as an Ivy League professor while Stoll will play a businessman. The Showtime drama is set to return in spring 2020.
Channing Tatum To Direct And Star In New Comedy
Channing Tatum has landed his next role. The 39-year-old actor will make his directorial debut and star in a road trip comedy titled "Dog". Tatum will play a former army ranger alongside his companion Lulu the dog, as they travel down the Pacific Coast in time to catch their best friend's funeral.
Alexandra Shipp Goes 'Tick, Tick...BOOM!'
Alexandra Shipp will join Andrew Garfield in "tick, tick...BOOM!".
The film will be the directorial debut from Lin-Manuel Miranda based on the autobiographical off-broadplay musical written by Jonathan Larson.
Zac Efron To Star In Comedy
Zac Efron will be joining the comedy "King of the Jungle" from the "Crazy, Stupid, Love" filmmakers.
The movie is based on an article published in Wired about the true story of tech mogul John McAfee who cashed-in his fortune to live in the jungle of Belize where he set up a compound filled with guns, sex and madness.
Sandra Bullock To Return To Netflix
After the success of "Bird Box" on Netflix, Sandra Bullock is returning to the streaming service for an untitled film.
The movie will follow the drama about life after prison when she is released after serving time for a "violent crime."
Queen Latifah Joins 'Equalizer'
Queen Latifah will be joining the reboot of the 1980s series "The Equalizer" in the title role.
Dakota Johnson To Team Up With Elaine May
Dakota Johnson will team up with legendary director Elaine May.
No other details surrounding the film have been announced at this point.
Jodie Foster-Shailene Woodley
Jodie Foster and Shailene Woodley have signed on to "Prisoner 760", in which they'll star alongside Benedict Cumberbatch in the movie based on Mohamedou Ould Slahi’s memoir "Guantanamo Diary", chronicling the true story of his capture by the U.S. government and detention in the Guantanamo Bay prison, where he was neither charged or tried for any crime.
Principal photography is scheduled to begin in South Africa in December.
Dwayne Johnson To Play MMA Fighter
Dwayne Johnson is set to play MMA fighter and UFC champ Mark Kerr in an upcoming biopic.
The former wrestler's depiction will dive into Kerr's life from his fighting career, his relationship and his painkiller addiction.
Julia Garner and Anna Chlumsky have been cast in the 10-part series "Inventing Anna" as con artist Anna Delvey and the journalist who exposed her, respectively.
Chlumsky is the mid-20s con-artist who took the New York socialite scene by storm when she posed as part of the elite class. Either a "brilliant businesswoman or a scammer extraordinaire."
Leslie Mann To Star In Sci-Fi Series 'The Power'
Leslie Mann has landed a leading role on Amazon Prime Video's 10-episode TV series adaptation of "The Power", based on Naomi Alderman's 2016 novel of the same name. The series follows a world in which teenage girls develop the power to electrocute people and transfer those powers to older women.
Jeffrey Wright To Play Commissioner Gordon In 'The Batman'
"Westworld" star Jeffrey Wright has been cast as Gotham City's unmasked hero Jim Gordon in the new movie "The Batman", set to premiere on June 25, 2021. Robert Pattinson stars as Batman in the film.
'Mary Poppins Returns' film premiere, Arrivals, Los Angeles, USA - 29 Nov 2018
John Stamos has signed on to star in "Big Shot", a new comedy for the soon-to-launch Disney+ streaming service; former "Everybody Loves Raymond" star Brad Garrett is exec producer. Stamos will play a temperamental college basketball coach who gets fired and must take a teaching/coaching job at an elite all-girls private high school. “John is absolutely perfect for this role and we are thrilled that he’ll bring his incredible talent and heart to this project,” says Agnes Chu, SVP of content for Disney+. “Disney has long been known for our aspirational sports stories, and we are so proud to be working with David and Dean on a relatable series that both inspires and entertains. It’s a great fit for Disney+.”
Gerard Butler To Star In Action Thriller 'The Plane'
Gerard Butler is set to take flight for a brand new action thriller.
In "The Plane", Butler will play commercial pilot Ray Torrance who lands a storm-damaged aircraft right in the middle of a war zone, with militias intent on taking his passengers hostage.
Will Arnett To Host 'Lego Masters' Competition
The star of "Lego Batman" is set to host a Lego competition series.
Fox has announced the new reality contest "Lego Masters", to be hosted by Will Arnett.
In the show, Lego enthusiasts will face off in elaborate brick-building challenges to be judged by Arnett and a panel of experts. The series will premiere Feb. 5, 2020.
Andrew Garfield Cast In Lin-Manuel Miranda's New Project
Lin-Manuel Miranda has tapped Andrew Garfield to star in his feature-film directorial debut for Netflix, "Tick, Tick...Boom!" The film is based on the off-Broadway semi-autobiographical story about playwright Jonathan Larson, who would write "Rent" but tragically died the night before the show's first preview performance.
Vanessa Hudgens To Star 'The Princess Switch' Sequel
Vanessa Hudgens will be reprising her dual roles in an upcoming sequel to the 2018 Netflix movie about a haughty European duchess who switches places with a Chicago "commoner" who looks just like her. "When Duchess Margaret unexpectedly inherits the throne to Montenaro and hits a rough patch with Kevin, it’s up to her double Stacy to save the day before a new lookalike, party girl Fiona foils their plans," read the official Netflix synopsis for "The Princess Switch: Switched Again", slated to debut in 2020.
Nicolas Cage Tapped For 'Wally's Wonderland'
Nicolas Cage has signed on to star in upcoming genre film "Wally's Wonderland", playing "a janitor, forced to spend the night in a twisted amusement park where he is pulled into a living nightmare. As the threatening animatronic characters come to life, the janitor has to fight his way from one monster to another to survive until morning and get out of the park."
Elaine Hendrix Joins 'Dynasty' As Alexis Carrington
Elaine Hendrix is the latest addition to the "Dynasty" reboot as Alexis Carrington.
Hendrix replaces Nicollette Sheridan who exited in season 2 of the rebooted series. Joan Collins made the role of Alexis infamous in the original series in the '80s.
Hendrix will join the cast for season three, coming to Netflix in Canada in 2020.
Rachel Weisz To Play Elizabeth Taylor In New Biopic
"The Favourite" star Rachel Weisz is gearing up for another Oscar-worthy role as the iconic Elizabeth Taylor.
From the producers of "The King's Speech", "A Special Relationship" will dive deep into Taylor's role in the fight against AIDS.
Lucy Boynton In Talks For Marianne Faithfull Biopic
"Bohemian Rhapsody" star Lucy Boynton is in discussions to star and exec produce a big-screen biopic about Marianne Faithfull, the one-time girlfriend of Mick Jagger whose struggles with drugs left her destitute until making an epic comeback with seminal 1979 album "Broken English". According to reports, if a deal is done then production will take place in summer 2020.
Olivia DeJonge To Star In Elvis Presley Film
Australian actress Olivia DeJonge is set to play Elvis Presley's former wife Priscilla Presley in Baz Luhrmann's untitled drama about the King of Rock 'n’ Roll.
DeJonge will star alongside Austin Butler as Elvis and Tom Hanks as Colonel Tom Parker.
Stanley Tucci And Colin Firth To Co-Star In 'Supernova'
Stanley Tucci and Colin Firth are set to play partners of 20 years in the upcoming romance "Supernova", directed by Harry Macqueen. The film follows Sam and Tusker as they travel across England in an RV before Tusker's early on-set dementia sets in.
Harry Styles Pulls 'Double Duty' On 'SNL'
Harry Styles is returning to Global's "Saturday Night Live" in a big way on Nov. 16.
The singer and actor announced that he will do "double duty" on the show, both hosting and performing as the episode's musical guest.
Styles last appeared as a performer in 2017 and this will be his first time hosting "SNL".
"SNL" airs Saturdays at 11:3
Adam Driver Rumoured To Join Matt Damon In 'The Last Duel'
Ridley Scott has his eye on Adam Driver to join Matt Damon in his upcoming project, "The Last Duel".
The thriller is based on the real-life drama behind the last legal duel in France.
Ben Affleck and "Killing Eve"'s Jodie Comer will each star in a supporting role.
Shia LaBeouf Joins 'Pieces Of A Woman' Cast
Shia LaBeouf is gearing up for his new role in the upcoming drama "Pieces Of A Woman" next to "The Crown" star Vanessa Kirby.
The film is set to follow the emotional aftermath of a home birth that goes horribly wrong.
Kornél Mundruczó will direct.
The 'Foundation' Of Apple TV+
Lee Pace ("Halt and Catch Fire") and Jared Harris ("Chernobyl") are in talks to lead Apple TV+'s new sci-fi drama "Foundation". The 10-episode series follows a band of exiles on a mission to save the Galactic Empire. It is based on Isaac Asimov's trilogy of novels.
Joseph Mawle Joins 'Lord Of The Rings' Series
"Game Of Thrones" alum Joseph Mawle has nabbed a role in the upcoming "Lord Of The Rings" series.
The actor, best known as Benjen Stark in the hit HBO fantasy-drama, will star as the lead villain in Amazon’s take on the beloved books by J.R.R. Tolkien.
Mawle will star opposite Markella Kavenagh and Will Poulter, who were previously cast as Tyra and Beldor, respectively.
Ryan Robbins Joins 'Riverdale'
B.C.-born actor Ryan Robbins ("Pure") is joining the cast of "Riverdale" in a very emotional role — playing Frank Andrews, brother of Fred Andrews (played by the late Luke Perry). According to the show's character description, Frank is described as “a blue collar, former high school football star — tough, brash, and charming. His temper and vices constantly get him into trouble. He’s lived in the shadow of Fred, his beloved older brother, since he was born. As a result, Frank joined the Army in search of his own identity. After three tours of duty, Frank Andrews is haunted and in need of a home.”
Bret McKenzie To Reboot Muppet Musical
Bret McKenzie — a.k.a. one half of New Zealand comedy duo Flight of the Conchords — will be writing the music for a big-screen remake of "Emmett Otter's Jug-Band Christmas", the beloved 1978 Canadian TV special from Muppet-master Jim Henson. McKenzie previously wrote songs for 2011’s "The Muppets" and 2014’s "Muppets Most Wanted", winning an Oscar for the original song “Man or Muppet".
'Pinocchio' Is A Real Boy!
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'Welcome to Marwen' film premiere, Arrivals, Los Angeles, USA - 10 Dec 2018
Naomie Harris In Talks To Play Villain In 'Venom' Sequel
While she's one of the good guys in the 007 franchise, Naomie Harris may be moving to the dark side for her next role, with the actress reportedly in talks to join the cast of “Venom 2” as the film’s villain, Shriek.