‘NCIS’ Adds New Forensic Scientist Replacement
“NCIS” has found their new forensic scientist following last season’s exit of Pauley Perrette.
Diona Reasonover, who appeared in three episodes of season 15, will return as a series regular for the upcoming season 16.
“NCIS” returns Sept. 25 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Global.
Bruce Springsteen Heads To Netflix
Bruce Springsteen’s one-man Broadway show is being recorded for a Netflix special. “Springsteen On Broadway” will launch on the streaming platform Dec. 15 and feature a unique performance by Springsteen complete with personal stories.
Kate Winslet, Diane Keaton, Mia Wasikowska Join ‘Blackbird’
Kate Winslet, Diane Keaton and Mia Wasikowska are set to star in the “Silent Heart” remake, “Blackbird”.
Roger Michell (“Notting Hill” “My Cousin Rachel”) is set to direct the film.
Shooting is set to begin in August in London.
Marvel Launching ‘Black Panther’ Comic Book Spin-Off
Letitia Wright’s scene-stealing fan favourite “Black Panther” character, Shuri, the sister of Black Panther T’Challa, is getting her own comic book series.
Anne Heche Heading To 'Chicago P.D.'
Anne Heche will be heading to the Windy City, tapped to play a recurring role in the upcoming sixth season of Global's "Chicago P.D." Heche will be playing Dep. Superintendent Katherine Brennan, described as being "smart, to the point and political," and rumour has it she's likely to butt heads with Voight Jason Beghe).
"Chicago P.D." returns to Global on Wednesday, Sept. 26.
Timothee Chalamet In Talks To Star In Sci-Fi classic
Young star Timothee Chalamet is close to staring in “Dune”, a cinematic relaunch of the beloved science-fiction novels directed by Canadian Denis Villeneuve.
Ethan Hawke To Star In French Drama
Alongside Juliette Binoche, Ethan Hawke will star in “Verite”, which will be shot entirely in France. The film is being directed by world famous director Hirokazu Kore-eda.
‘Frozen 2’ To Add Evan Rachel Wood, Sterling K. Brown
Evan Rachel Wood and Sterling K. Brown might be flexing their musical muscles for “Frozen 2”. The two actors are reportedly in talks to join Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel and Josh Gad for the animated Disney sequel.
‘Zombieland’ Gets A Sequel
The 2009 horror-comedy hit “Zombieland” is getting a sequel. Original cast members Emma Stone, Woody Harrelson, Abigail Breslin and Jesse Eisenberg are set to reunite with production slated to begin in January 2019.
Sir Ben Kingsley To Narrate Documentary
Manchester-native Ben Kingsley will lend his voice to the new Amazon Prime documentary “All Or Nothing: Manchester City”, which takes a look at the Premiere League-winning football club’s record-setting season.
Scarlett Johansson Backs Out Of 'Rub & Tug'
Actress Scarlett Johansson and director Rupert Sanders are no longer teaming a second time for the drama film, "Rub & Tug".
Johansson came under fire for accepting the role of a transgender man who operated massage parlours that served as prostitution front sin the 1970s.
Johansson and Sanders previously worked together on the 2017 action film "Ghost in the Shell."
Rosamund Pike Preps For Sitcom
Rosamund Pike will be the star of a new 10-minute sitcom from Nick Hornby called “State Of The Union”. The show will also star Chris O’Dowd as Pike’s significant other.
Danai Gurira Is On The Rise
“Black Panther” star Danai Gurira is in talks to star in “Godzilla Vs. Kong” and the next “Star Trek” film.
Christina Applegate To Netflix
Netflix strikes gold as Christina Applegate is set to make her first television appearance in six years as the star of "Dead To Me". The "Anchorman" actress is a favourite among casting directors and gets multiple TV and movie offers every year, but has opted to sign with the streaming service this time around.
Guillermo del Toro Nabs Keri Russell For ‘Antlers’
Keri Russell is in talks to join Oscar-winning producer Guillermo del Toro (“The Shape Of Water”) in his upcoming thriller, “Antlers”.
The actress will star as a teacher who takes a student, harbouring a deadly secret, under her wing before realizing his secret is the key to the town’s survival.
Scott Cooper (“Crazy Heart” “Black Mass”) is set to direct the film.
Neill Blomkamp To Direct ‘RoboCop’ Reboot
“District 9” director and Vancouver resident Neill Blomkamp will helm a franchise reboot of “RoboCop”, currently titled “RoboCop Returns.”
Ashley Graham To Host 'American Beauty Star'
Lifetime has greenlit a second season of “American Beauty Star” and tapped supermodel Ashley Graham to serve as the new host of the beauty competition series. “We are thrilled to have world-renowned supermodel, Ashley Graham, join the second season of American Beauty Star as host,” said the show’s exec producer, Norton Herrick, in the announcement. “Ashley’s extensive work in both fashion and beauty has pushed the boundaries for industry standards and we look forward to her unique perspective.” Production on season 2 is set to begin in August, and will air on lifetime sometime in 2019.
Gary Oldman Lands A Thriller
Gary Oldman is going to star alongside Jessica Alba in a new thriller, “Killers Anonymous”, which has just started filming in London, U.K.
Djimon Hounsou Will Be A Wizard
Djimon Hounsou is going to be in the cast of DC’s “Shazam!”, previously starring in comics rival Marvel’s “Guardians Of The Galaxy".
Joaquin Phoenix Is The Joker
Warner Bros. has officially approved a Joker origin story starring Joaquin Phoenix. The studio described the movie as an “exploration of a man disregarded by society [that] is not only a gritty character study, but also a broader cautionary tale.”
The movie will not impose on Jared Leto's role as the Clown Prince of Crime, but will instead act as a completely independent tale.
Kelly Clarkson To Star In ‘Uglydolls’
Kelly Clarkson is set to star in the animated feature film “Uglydolls”, based on the popular line of dolls.
The singer, 36, will lend her voice to the lead character Moxy.
Clarkson joins previously announced Pitbull, who will also produce original music for the flick.
“Uglydolls” is set to be released May 10, 2019.
Jason Momoa To Star In ’See’
Former “Game of Thrones” star Jason Momoa is dropping the medieval act and headed to the future for a new futuristic drama series, “See”.
RuPaul To Have A Daytime Talk Show
Everyone’s favourite drag supermodel RuPaul is testing a new daytime talk show for Telepictures.
Ben Affleck Joins ‘The Last Thing He Wanted’
Actor Ben Affleck joins Anne Hathaway in the cast of Dee Rees’ “The Last Thing He Wanted”, about a journalist who becomes an arms dealer for a covert agency.
Mickey Rourke To Be A White Supremacist In ‘Night Walk’
Known for playing rough and tough characters, Mickey Rourke will play a member of the Aryan Brotherhood in the film “ Night Walk”. Rourek was spotted with a swastika tattoo on his neck in Los Angeles.
Reese Witherspoon To Launch Two Unscripted Series
Reese Witherspoon’s Hello Sunshine production company is partnering with AT&T’s DirecTV to launch two unscripted series. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the first series is titled “Shine On With Reese” and will debut on July 17. The second series will be a docuseries titled “Master the Mess”, which will premiere on Sept. 4. Witherspoon will lead the first series, which will tell the stories of exceptional women.
Charles Esten Books First Post-'Nashville' Role
With "Nashville" heading toward its series finale, star Charles Esten — who plays country star Deacon — recurring role on TNT's upcoming thriller Tell Me Your Secrets. The show revolves around a trio of characters, who each have a mysterious, troubling past. "Emma (Lily Rabe) is a young woman who once looked into the eyes of a dangerous killer, John (Hamish Linklater) is a former serial predator desperate to find redemption, and Mary (Amy Brenneman) is a grieving mother obsessed with finding her missing daughter."
Esten will play Saul Barlow, a grieving father coping with the disappearance of his daughter. His story will intertwine with Brenneman's, who plays his wife, but the character synopsis hints that Saul and Mary's relationship has been strained by his choice to walk away from materialism in an attempt to move on from their loss. Mary, on the other hand, has refused to give up the search.
Billy Dee Williams To Reprise Iconic 'Star Wars' Role
Billy Dee Williams will be returning to a galaxy far, far away, with The Hollywood Reporter reporting he'll be reprising the role of Lando Calrissian in the upcoming "Star Wars" sequel. In "Episode IX" of the saga, Williams will join relative "Star Wars" newbies Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac and Adam Driver, along with brand-new addition Keri Russell.
Jeremy Renner Joins ‘Spawn’ With Jamie Foxx
Jeremy Renner is set to join Jamie Foxx in the upcoming action-packed film “Spawn”.
Foxx was previously announced as the title character in the Todd McFarlane film, while Renner will star as Detective ‘Twitch’ Williams.
The flick is currently in production and is expected in theatres in 2019.
Winston Duke To Play Kimbo Slice
Winston Duke is set to star in “Backyard Legend” as famous UFC fighter and Internet backyard street brawler Kimbo Slice.
J.B. Smoove Will Be In ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’
“Curb Your Enthusiasm” star, J.B. Smoove will be in “Spider-Man: Far From Home”, which will take place in England and be out in 2019.
Vera Farmiga To Star In ‘Central Park Five’
Vera Farmiga is set to star in Ava DuVernay's Netflix miniseries “Central Park Five” as lead prosecutor Elizabeth Lederer. It is also set to co-star John Leguizamo and Michael K. Williams.
Jerry O’Connell Now Has A Talk Show
Jerry O’Connell is hosting “Real Men Watch Bravo”, a show which gives an in-depth look into all things Bravo and is set to debut this fall.
Keri Russell In Talks For ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’
The “Star Wars” family may be gaining a new member, as Keri Russell is in the early stages of joining “Star Wars: Episode IX”.
The role reportedly is calling for action-heavy fight scenes, which Russell is no stranger to as she’s performed tough stunts in “The Americans” and “Mission: Impossible”. However, it’s unknown as to what character she will play.
Nicolas Cage Slated For ‘Spider-Man’ Spinoff
It’s official, Nicolas Cage is slated to voice Spider-Man in the upcoming animated spinoff film “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse”.
“Into the Spider-Verse” is based on the popular comic book multi-series, which features a number of different dimensions, each complete with their own Spider-Man character.
Sacha Baron Cohen To Star In New Comedy For Showtime
Sacha Baron Cohen is set to star in a new comedy series for Showtime.
Speculation is that the series is what "Da Ali G Show" has been teasing with anti-Trump videos posted to social media.
Ricky Gervais Has A New Show
Ricky Gervais’ new show “After Life” will be coming to Netflix soon. The show is about a man who says and does whatever he likes without caring about the consequences after his wife dies.
'Sopranos' Prequel Movie Taps Series Director Alan Taylor
"Thor: The Dark World" director Alan Taylor has been tapped to direct the upcoming "The Sopranos" prequel film "The Many Saints of Newark".
The new film is being co-written by series creator David Chase and is set in the 1960s, depicting clashes between African-American and Italian residents in New Jersey.
Taylor directed nine episodes of the original series, along with episodes of "Mad Men", "Game of Thrones" and the film "Terminator Genisys".
Vanessa Kirby Joins ‘Fast And Furious’ Spinoff
“The Crown” season 3 actress Vanessa Kirby is taking her talent to the big screen for the new “Fast and Furious” spinoff, “Hobbs and Shaw”. Kirby is set to star alongside Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham as an MI-5 agent and Shaw’s sister. The film will hit theatres on July 26, 2019.
Sterling K. Brown And Lucas Hedges In Talks For Musical 'Waves'
Sterling K. Brown and Lucas Hedges are in talks to star in the new "dramatic musical" film "Waves" from Trey Edward Shults, director of the indie horror hit "It Comes At Night".
The film will follow two young couples as they grow up and fall in love, all synchronized to songs and an original musical score.
Matt Damon, John Krasinski Tapped For ‘The King Of Oil’
Matt Damon and John Krasinski have been added to the upcoming flick “The King of Oil” about the fugitive billionaire commodities trader Marc Rich.
While the film is in early stages of production, Krasinski in talks to direct.
John Malkovich To Star In 'The New Pope'
John Malkovich has signed on to star alongside Jude Law in the upcoming HBO limited series "The New Pope".
There has been no official confirmation as to which character Malkovich will play.
Jim Carrey Goes 'Sonic'
Jim Carrey is in talks to star as the evil Doctor Eggman in the upcoming live action animated "Sonic the Hedgehog" movie. Carrey will star alongside James Marsden in the film based on the classic Sega game.
Justin Hartley Joins The Cast Of “Little”
“This Is Us” star Justin Hartley is set to join the cast of “Little”.
The comedy, from Tina Gordon, will follow a woman who gets to relive the carefree life as her younger self.
“Saturday Night Live”’s Rachel Dratch and Mikey Day will co-star with Hartley, Luke James and Tone Bell.
Meryl Streep, Emma Stone, Saoirse Ronan Tapped For ‘Little Women’
Meryl Streep, Emma Stone and Saoirse Ronan have been added to the cast of Greta Gerwig’s “Little Women”.
The Oscar-nominated “Lady Bird” director will retell the classic story written by Louisa May Alcott.
Timothee Chalamet is also in talks to star.
En Route To HBO
Instantly recognizable stars John Goodman and Danny McBride are headed to HBO for the network's new pilot "Righteous Gemstones".
The televangelist family comedy was created by the "Eastbound & Down" star.
Jared Leto To Star As Morbius
Jared Leto has been tapped to play Morbius in the upcoming anti-hero flick.
Daniel Espinosa will direct the Marvel-based, “Spider-Man” world feature.
No word yet on the storyline.
Grace Park Joins New Drama
After exiting “Hawaii: Five-O”, Grace Park will lead the ensemble cast of the new drama series “A Million Little Things”. The series will revolve around a group of Boston friends who bonded over unexpected circumstances. Park will play a working mom trying to find that perfect work-life balance.
Christina El Moussa To Star In New HGTV Series
"Flip or Flop" star Christina El Moussa has bagged her own TV series, titled "Christina on the Coast".
According to People, the first episode will follow the star as she renovates her new home after moving from Yorba Linda, California, where she's lived for the past five years, to Newport Beach.
The seven subsequent episodes will then show her helping others transform their outdated properties.
Jeremy Irons Joins ‘Watchmen’
Jeremy Irons has joined the cast of HBO’s “Watchmen” pilot written by “Lost” co-creator and writer Damon Lindelof. Based on the groundbreaking graphic novel about a world where superheroes are treated as criminals, Irons will star alongside Regina King, Don Johnson, Tim Blake Nelson, Louis Gossett Jr., Adelaide Clemens and Andrew Howard.
Mark Wahlberg Teams Up With Peter Berg
Mark Wahlberg is re-teaming with director Peter Berg for the Netflix movie “Wonderland”, their fifth project together. Based on a best-selling series of detective novels, the movie will follow a man who is just out of prison when he uncovers the truth about a sensational murder in Boston. The duo previously worked together in “Mile 22”, “Deepwater Horizon”, “Patriot’s Day” and “Lone Survivor”.