Oscar-winner Mira Sorvino, best known for her role in Romy and Michele's High School Reunion and the Woody Allen comedy Mighty Aphrodite, has signed on for a recurring role on the CBS drama Stalker, Deadline reports.
Stalker stars Maggie Q and Dylan McDermott, and follows detectives who investigate stalking cases as part of the Threat Assessment Unit of the LAPD.
Sorvino, who recently starred in BBC America's sci-fi thriller Intruders and guest starred on the TNT action horror series Falling Skies, will play Vicki Gregg, an accomplished FBI agent who once ran the Threat Assessment Unit, and has come back to assist her former colleagues.
Stalker stars Maggie Q and Dylan McDermott, and follows detectives who investigate stalking cases as part of the Threat Assessment Unit of the LAPD.
Sorvino, who recently starred in BBC America's sci-fi thriller Intruders and guest starred on the TNT action horror series Falling Skies, will play Vicki Gregg, an accomplished FBI agent who once ran the Threat Assessment Unit, and has come back to assist her former colleagues.
The film, written by McCarthy and her husband, Ben Falcone, and directed by Falcone, follows McCarthy's eponymous business mogul who goes to prison after being convicted of insider trading. Once released, she tries to restart her career and regain her former glory, but the people she wronged in the past are out to make sure she doesn't succeed.
The last film McCarthy and Falcone wrote and directed together was the 2014 comedy Tammy, which was also Falcone's directorial debut.
There's no word yet on what role Dinklage will play, but the film is set for release on Aug. 8, 2016.
ReelzChannel picked up the program, which is a sequel to the 2011 miniseries The Kennedys. The original series set a new viewership record for Reelz and earned itself four Emmy nominations.
It will air as a four one-hour episodes, and Holmes will not only be appearing again as Mrs. Kennedy, but will also be serving as a producer on the series, as well as director of one of the installments.
The series is based on the J. Randy Taraborrelli non-fiction novel After Camelot: A Personal History of the Kennedy Family 1968 to the Present.
Production on the historical miniseries is scheduled to begin in Spring of 2015.
The Real Housewives of Atlanta star has been cast to play the wicked stepmother in Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella on Broadway, EW reports.
According to the news source, the Leakes will be taking over for the current stepmother, Sherri Shepherd, from November 25 to January 3, 2015.
Leakes will be playing opposite Keke Palmer, who stars as Cinderella.
New Girl returns to FOX on Sept. 16, 2014.
According to the news source, Hayes, 44, will play Kip Withers, the new best friend to Margo Martindale's character, Carol Miller. While Kip gets along with Carol, not as much can be said for her son Nathan (played by Will Arnett).
"After years of being a fan and hearing from others how wonderful he is to work with, I couldn't be more excited about Sean Hayes joining The Millers," Greg Garcia, series creator and executive producer, told Variety. "The thought of he and Margo Martindale as BFF's makes me smile every time I think about it. We're only just getting started, and writing this season's stories has been a blast."
The Millers second season premieres October 30 at 8:30 p.m. on CBS.
In the upcoming season, Diggs will reportedly play an equity partner at Lockhart/Gardner named Dean Levine-Wilkins. Dean eventually joins Diane Lockhart (Christine Baranski) in teaming up with Alicia (Julianna Margulies) and Cary's (Matt Czuchry) company, Florrick/Agos.
"We couldn't be more excited to have Taye on the show," The Good Wife executive producers/showrunners Robert and Michelle King said in today's announcement. "We've been huge fans for years, and love his ability to play comedy and drama with equal ease."
The Good Wife returns to CBS on September 21.
Crystal Clarke & Pip Andersen
Anderson is best known for an incredible UK Sony commercial that features him showing off his parkour skills around London, while Clarke’s debut feature The Moon and The Sun is set for a 2015 release.
Principle photography for Episode VII is currently underway at Pinewood Studios in London and is helmed by Star Trek rebooter J.J. Abrams. The film is currently slated for a December 18, 2015 release.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Australian actress Georgina Haig (Fringe) will play the Disney character for OUAT's fourth season.
Georgina joins Greek star Scott Michael Foster and newcomer Elizabeth Lail to play Frozen characters Kristoff and Anna, respectively.
According to Variety, Fey would produce and star in the currently untitled movie.
Jennifer Love Hewitt
Variety reports that Hardy has now fully committed to the role after being linked to the project for several weeks.
The film, reportedly shooting this fall, is based on the Michael Punke novel that follows a vengeful 1820s frontiersman on his path to make even with those who left him for dead after he was mauled by a bear.
Hardy, 36, last starred in the 2013 indie thriller, Locke.
The news source reports that the play will bow this fall at the Playhouse Theatre in the West End.
The original production debuted on Broadway in 1988, starring Madonna, Joe Mantegna and Ron Silver.
LiLo, 27, will be playing Madge's role as Karen, a temporary secretary to a Hollywood producer, who gets her project greenlit by derailing her boss's plan to make a blockbuster movie for an A-list star.
Lohan recently appeared in her own reality show, Lindsay. The embattled actress's last movie role was the 2013 thriller, The Canyons.
The 25-year-old actor will debut on The Great White Way in the fall revival of Terrence McNally's It's Only a Play as young theater director Frank Finger, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Grint joins cast members Matthew Broderick, Nathan Lane, F. Murray Abraham, Stockard Channing, Megan Mullally and Micah Stock in the production opening October 9 at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre.
Momoa will join Ben Affleck as Batman, Henry Cavill as Superman and Jesse Eisenberg as Lex Luthor in the Zack Snyder-directed film.
Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice hits theaters on May 6, 2016.
Kendrick is set to voice the relentlessly cheery Princess Poppy in the film, which based on the popular line of children's dolls that were big in the 1990s - the ones with the belly-button jewels and crazy, brightly-colored hair.
"Anna has proven herself to be a brilliant actress with an amazing singing voice. She'll inject Poppy with the exact mix of spirit, sass and song that will no doubt give a whole new life to the iconic Troll dolls," said director Mike Mitchell, in a press release. Mitchell's other directing efforts include the live action Sky High, Shrek Forever After, and Alvin And The Chipmunks: Chipwrecked.
Kendrick has received heaps of critical acclaim over the last few years for her work in movies like Up In The Air, for which she was nominated for an Oscar, 50/50 and Drinking Buddies.
However, this won't be the first animated film she's voiced a character for. In 2012, she provided the voice of cheerleader Courtney Babcock in the critically beloved Paranorman.
Trolls is currently scheduled to hit theaters November 4, 2016.
The 17-year-old Disney darling and platinum-selling recording artist is fresh off of a stint on Dancing with the Stars in which she became an instant favorite.
This will mark the first biopic for Aaliyah, who rose to fame as a pop star in the 90s before she died in a 2001 plane crash at 22 years old. The film will be based on Christopher Farley's bestselling biography Aaliyah: More Than a Woman.
Zendaya will record four of Aaliyah's songs for the movie, including many of her hit singles.
The film is being written and directed by Marc Abraham, and is adapted from the Colin Escott-penned biography of Williams, which chronicles the singer's rise to fame, to his tragically early death at 29 from heart failure -- made worse by his use of pills and liquor. Production is slated to begin in October, and Hiddleston himself will be singing some of Williams' most classic tunes.
The New York Times described the piece as being "about the limitless of physics and the enclosing limitations of human existence... Constellations is a superb play that gets into your head and under your skin with an immediacy that sometimes tickles and often hurts."
The production will reunite Gyllenhaal with his If There Is I Haven't Found It Yet director Michael Longhurst. If There Is had a run off-Broadway in 2012.
Director James Cameron told the news source, "Her character of Grace Augustine, as fans know, died in the first movie, so she's playing a different and in many ways more challenging character in the upcoming films."
There are three sequels in the works for the 2009 blockbuster. The first is scheduled to be released in December 2016.
The news source reports that the untitled project is based on a GQ article titled Game Brain. According to Variety, Smith will play Dr. Bennet Omalu, "the forensic neuropathologist who single-handedly made the first discover of CTE (Chronic traumatic encephalopathy) in a professional football player and brought awareness to the public."
Lupita Nyong'o & Gwendoline Christie
Boardwalk Empire star Jack Huston has signed on to appear in FOX's upcoming Nicholas Sparks adaptation The Longest Ride, according to Deadline.
Jack Houston is set to play Ira, a young man just back from WWII who falls in love and marries a young woman, set to be played by Oona Chaplin.
The story follows a 90-year-old Ira who is trapped in a car after an accident on a snow-covered road and begins to have flashbacks of his long relationship with his late wife. The film also follows a burgeoning contemporary relationship between a bull rider (Scott Eastwood) and a young college student (Britt Robertson).
Director George Tillman, best known for his films Faster, Notorious, Men Of Honor, and, more recently, The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete, is helming The Longest Ride, which is currently scheduled for an April 3, 2015 release.
Robert De Niro
De Niro, who starred in the 2001 heist flick The Score, in will star opposite Robert Pattinson, who will soon appear on screens in the indie thriller-drama The Rover in June.
Not much has been revealed about the film, as the plot is being guarded closely. However, the film has been described as a "sophisticated heist/action thriller."
French director Olivier Assayas, best known for his segment Quartier des Enfants Rouges in the 2006 anthology film Paris, je t'aime, will be helming Idol's Eye, and production and filming are set to begin in October.
Nashville star Aubrey Peeples will play Jerrica Benton (a.k.a. Jem), Stefanie Scott is Kimber, Aurora Perrineau plays Shana, Hayley Kiyoko is Aja and Ryan Guzman takes on the role of Rio. The cartoon-turned-movie tells the story of Jerrica Benton, the owner and manager of Starlight Music, who becomes a rock diva and front woman for the band Jem And The Holograms, thanks to her high-tech earrings that control a holographic computer which can synthesize the most popular music. The series was co-created by Hasbro toys, Marvel Productions and the now-defunct Sunbow Productions, the same trio that created the cartoons Transformers and G.I. Joe.
The live-action adaptation is directed by Jon M. Chu (G.I. Joe: Retaliation, Step Up).
Emilia Clarke and Nicholas Hoult
Luke Bracey (G.I. Joe: Retaliation) will star alongside Ramirez as FBI agent Johnny Utah, originally portrayed by Keanu Reeves. The first film was helmed by Oscar winner and Zero Dark Thirty director Kathryn Bigelow, and follows an FBI agent who goes undercover to catch a gang of bank robbers, the Ex-Presidents, who may be surfers. While Utah learned how to surf on the FBI's dime, the remake will focus on the arena of international extreme sports.
Magic Mike's Channing Tatum has landed the role of Gambit in future X-Men movies. Producer Lauren Shuler Donner confirmed the news to Total Film (WATCH), saying of the star, "He's a rogue, he's a rascal, just like Remy LeBeau (Gambit). ...He can handle the action-- as we know -- and he's got a really good heart, 'cause I know him personally."
Donner added, "He'll be great for Gambit, and he's a southerner too ...he understands that world, and you know Gambit loves New Orleans."
Owen Wilson and Jessica Capshaw
The film follows a group of anthropomorphic crayons that come to life whenever the little boy they belong to falls asleep for the night.
Wilson is already a voice-acting vet, having starred in Pixar's Cars series and Wes Anderson's Fantastic Mr. Fox. The actor also voiced Marmaduke in the live-action adaptation of the iconic comic strip, and recently starred in Relativity Media's Free Birds. This will be Capshaw's first time voicing a character in an animated feature.
Wilson and Capshaw join Craig Ferguson, Christina Ricci, Wayne Brady and Rosie Perez. The film is the feature directorial debut for Frank Gladstone.
John Goodman and Ken Watanabe
Goodman, who recently starred in The Monuments Men, has been cast to voice the Transformer Hound. Watanabe, who stars in the upcoming monster epic Godzilla, will voice the Transformer Drift. The two stars will join several other actors lending their voices to the film including Peter Cullen, who will once again voice Optimus Prime, Frank Welker, Futurama's John DiMaggio, Mark Ryan and Robert Foxworth.
The big budget blockbuster is being directed by Michael Bay and was written by Ehren Kruger, and stars Mark Wahlberg, Nicola Peltz, Stanley Tucci, Kelsey Grammer, T.J. Miller and Bingbing Li. Transformers: Age Of Extinction is set to hit theaters June 27, 2014.
Trainwreck, written by Schumer, is to hit theaters July 24, 2015, and will be one of several of James' ventures into show business. He'll also star alongside Kevin Hart in the comedy Ballers, and he's executive producing a series for Starz called Survivor's Remorse, a story "about a basketball star navigating the limelight after inking a multi-million dollar contract." On top of that, Universal is looking to release a feature film "based on James' high school years in Ohio."
"I'm beyond thrilled to be joining Who Wants To Be A Millionaire and the Disney-ABC family," said Crews. "Millionaire is such a beloved franchise and I can't wait to get started as the new host. In addition to my film projects including Blended, Brooklyn Nine-Nine and now being a first-time author, hosting has always been a dream of mine, and I couldn't have asked for a greater opportunity."
"Terry is engaging, endearing, smart, and quick on his feet -- the perfect combination to lead one of the longest-running franchises in game show history," said Janice Marinelli, president, Disney-ABC Domestic Television.
Crews will host the game show from Stamford, Connecticut in a new studio for the 2014-2015 season. He will be taking over for current host Cedric "The Entertainer."
The quirky 25-year-old starlet joins an already-cast Joaquin Phoenix.
Stone has already shot one film with Allen, Magic In The Moonlight. Stone stars opposite Colin Firth and is set on the French Riviera in the early 1920s. Magic In The Moonlight is scheduled for a July 25, 2014 release.
Nothing has yet been revealed about the new Allen project that Stone has signed up for, but the prolific director is expected to write, produce and helm the film.
Brad & Angie
The news source reports that Jolie is rumored to have written the script, which could mark the first time the couple has worked together on screen since Mr. and Mrs. Smith in 2005. No information has been made available about the alleged project.
The 2013 romance novel "tracks a 91-year-old man trapped in a car crash who reflects on his life with his deceased wife as a young couple fall in love a few miles away." In the movie, Scott will play Luke Collins, "whose love affair with college senior Sophia Danko plays out as the youthful half of the romantic saga."
The True Grit star is joining the cast of Pitch Perfect 2, Variety reports. Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson and Brittany Snow are all set to reprise their roles from the surprise 2012 hit in the sequel, with actress Elizabeth Banks making her directing debut.
In the cartoon TV series, Rio was the road manager and technical engineer for the band, as well as Jem's love interest. Like the show, the movie will "follow Jerrica, an orphaned teenage girl who becomes a recording sensation named Jem."
Actor Ben Winchell is set to play Max McGrath, a teenager with an alien companion named Steel. When they combine their powers, they become the titular super-powered hero Max Steel. Garcia has been tapped to play Dr. Miles Edwards, a scientist involved in Max's life.
The film was written by Thor: The Dark World scribe Christopher Yost, and is being directed by Stewart Hendler, director of the 2009 horror film Sorority Row. Max Steel is set to start shooting this week.
Lowe will co-star alongside Danny Glover, Thomas Lennon, Amy Ryan and Berry Pepper. Nothing about the story has been released yet, however Monster Trucks is set to be a live-action/CGI-animated hybrid, and is being scripted by Kung Fu Panda writers Glenn Berger and Jonathan Aibel.
The only other thing known about the film currently is that it has a May 29, 2015 release date.
In San Andreas, Johnson is playing a firefighter who has to find his ex-wife (Gugino) and his daughter in the earthquake-toppled ruins of California. Gruffudd is set to play Gugino's wealthy new fiance.
Percy Jackson star Alexandra Daddario has been cast to play Johnson's daughter. Brad Payton, who worked with Johnson directing Journey 2: The Mysterious Island, is helming this big-budget epic. The film is set to begin shooting in Australia in June, and is scheduled for a summer 2015 release.
Filming is set to begin on April 28, 2014 at the Warner Bros. Studios Leavesden in England and Pan will hit theaters worldwide on July 17, 2015.
Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly
Adam McKay, director of the comedy duo's two other films, is in line to direct the Sony Pictures movie.
The Amazing Spider-Man's Andrew Garfield is set to host Saturday Night Live on May 3rd for his very first time, NBC announced, with the band Cold Play set to be the musical guest. It will be Cold Play's fifth time rocking SNL.
That weekend will also see the release of Garfield's movie The Amazing Spider-Man 2.
The last time Cold Play was the guest, Garfield's on-screen and real-life girlfriend Emma Stone was the host.
Seth Rogen hosted this week, with Anna Kendrick and Louis CK in the preceding weeks. SNL is taking a two-week hiatus before returning with Garfield.
SNL airs Saturdays at 11:30pm on NBC.
The announcement was made earlier today by the BBC on their twitter feed.
Sam Mendes, director of Skyfall and American Beauty, will be executive producing the project, which will be written by Ben Power and will also serve as the screen directorial debut for Dominic Cooke, the artistic director of the Royal Court Theatre.
Martin Freeman, Cumberbatch's co-star in Sherlock, is currently playing Richard III onstage in London.
Greer will be joined by two other recently-cast actresses, Katie McGrath and Lauren Lapkus. Bryce Dallas Howard and Chris Pratt also signed on this past year. Jurassic World is being directed by Colin Trevorrow whose previous film Safety Not Guaranteed was his indie directorial debut. Universal has set a release date of June 12, 2015.
Despite his personal drama, Zac Efron is still getting jobs. The High School Musical actor will both produce and star in the adaptation of author John Grisham's The Associate, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The book, which was published in Jan. 2009, "follows a Yale Law School grad (Efron) who is blackmailed by a group of criminals. He's told he must take a job at the world’s largest law firm, where he'll be spying on their work in a dispute between two powerful defense contractors worth billions."
The Associate was originally pitched back in 2008 to Paramount, THR reports, with Shia LaBeouf attached as the leading man.
Matt Lauer and Al Roker
This news comes after anchor Josh Elliott announced he was leaving the morning show, though it is still unclear as to when Strahan will start appearing on the program.
The announcement was made during the closing night of PaleyFest 2014, where they were celebrating AHS. As announced earlier this month, the title of the fourth season is American Horror Story: Freak Show, and will be set in a traveling sideshow in 1950.
In Chiklis' return to FX, the imposing actor is set to play the ex-husband of Kathy Bates and the father of Evan Peters, however it is still unknown what their individual roles in the show will be. AHS: Freak Show is set to premiere in October.
The film, Captain of the Gate, follows Churchill's rise to power during World War II, and his struggle to lead England against Adolf Hitler's German forces. The screenplay was written by Ben Kaplan, whose previous work includes a Ronald Regan biopic made by the History Channel.
The film's producers are currently looking for a director.
Breaking Bad's Betsy Brandt is off to become a member of The Club, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
The Club is a 13-episode drama about a private country club, and is a so-called "upstairs/downstairs soap," meaning it will focus on the class divisions between the main characters of the series, much like the PBS drama Downton Abbey.
Brandt is set to play a character named Leslie Holbrook, a fish-out-of-water single mother whose husband ran out on her with his own stepmother, leaving the family country club on the brink of financial ruin.
The series was created by Erin Brockovich writer Susannah Grant, who will pen the entire series as well as executive produce the 13-episodes that have already been ordered.
As for Brandt, this is the second series she's joined that already had a multiple-episode commitment, the first being The Michael J. Fox Show. This is also the second time in two weeks that Brandt has landed a job, as she was just cast in the Showtime series Master of Sex.
Franck Khalfoun, director of such horror films as P2 and the 2012 remake of Maniac, is set to direct, with Jennifer Jason Leigh set to star.
The Amityville Horror, released in 1979, was the first in a long line of films set within the haunted Amityville home and based on a supposedly real story told in the book The Amityville Horror: A True Story by Jay Anson.
According to reports, the new Amityville film was originally going to be of the found-footage variety, but those plans were scrapped in favor of a traditional narrative. Dimension has slated the film for a January 2015 release.
Anna Kendrick & Seth Rogen
Pitch Perfect star Anna Kendrick will be making her debut appearance as host of Saturday Night Live on April 5, according to Deadline.
Kendrick, who has received acclaim for her roles in movies like 50/50, Drinking Buddies, and Up In The Air, for which she received an Oscar nom, will be joined by musical guest Pharrell Williams, who was nominated for an Oscar this year for his Despicable Me 2 song Happy. It will be Williams' first solo appearance.
After Kendrick's episode, Seth Rogen has been selected to host on April 12. It will be Rogen's third time leading SNL since his first go in 2007, and again in 2011. English musician Ed Sheeran will be making his SNL debut as the musical guest during Rogen's episode.
Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda
Grace and Frankie is scheduled to premiere some time in 2015.
Harrelson will be teaming up yet again with his Out of the Furnace co-star Casey Affleck, as well as Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael B. Jordan, Kate Winslet and Aaron Paul.
The film focuses on a group of dirty cops who have to undertake a dangerous heist after getting blackmailed by the Russian mob. The plan involves organizing the titular triple nine, or Code 999, which means officer down. However, the rookie that the dirty cops set up to die foils the murder attempt, leaving their plans in shambles and the crew racing to save themselves.
Filmmaker John Hillcoat, director of Lawless and The Road, is helming Triple Nine, which is set to start shooting this summer.
In the film, Ferrell plays an investment banker who is charged with a crime and sentenced to prison. In order to toughen up for life in jail, he begins training with his car washer, played by Kevin Hart.
Get Hard is being directed by Etan Cohen, who previously wrote Idiocracy, Tropic Thunder, and Men In Black 3.
Miller will play a boy scout who returns home after a camping trip with his troop and learns that their small home town has been overrun by zombies. It becomes the responsibility of the scouts to defend the town and their families.
Director Christopher Landon, who recently Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones, will helm Scouts Vs. Zombies. Mud star Tye Sheridan is currently set to play the lead scout.
Scouts Vs. Zombies is set to begin filming in May.
The Hangover's Ed Helms is set to star in Epic Fail, a comedy about a group of Special Forces soldiers tasked with saving America, according to Deadline.
Helms and producer Nicky Weinstock co-developed the comedy, which Lionsgate has acquired, and screenwriters Mike Arnold and Chris Poole have been tapped to write.
It was previously announced that Helms would also be starring in the reboot of the classic Naked Gun series.
The episode is scheduled to air April 14, 2014, and will be the first time 2 Broke Girls will be air at 8 p.m., taking over the slot from How I Met Your Mother after its series finale.
Melissa McCarthy and Jason Statham
Airing on March 19, Couric plays a talk-show host who is interviewing Baldwin's character Jimmy MacArthur, "a controversial New York newspaper columnist who questions the SVU squad's motives during the investigation of a potential hate crime/rape case." In addition to the star power, the Criminal Stories episode will also be SVU star Mariska Hargitay's directorial debut.
Glee gal Jane Lynch is heading to Disney's Girl Meets World as a guest star. The actress confirmed the news after a fan asked: "Is there any truth to the rumors that you have a guest role on Girl Meets World?" The actress responded, "Yes there is truth..."
Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg
The book's author will act as an executive producer on the film, and is also co-directing a documentary based on the same subject. It's yet to be confirmed if Rogen will star in the movie.
Michael B. Jordan, Miles Teller & More
According to THR, Jordan is in line to play the Human Torch, Mara will portray Sue Storm (Invisible Girl), Bell will be Ben Grimm (The Thing) and Teller is to play Reed Richards (Mr. Fantastic).
Jada Pinkett Smith
THR describes Gerwig's character as "a female Peter Pan who never has grown up and has no idea where she's going in life. She just has figured out that she has nothing in common with her husband of less than a year. A breakup is inevitable, but Sally will find a solid circle of support in her friends and family."
In addition to starring in the sitcom, Gerwig is expected to write on the show and will also be credited as a producer.
Seth Rogen and Joseph Gordon-Levitt
The series is a prequel to Batman that focuses on a young Jim Gordon as he tries to fight crime in a violent city gone mad.
The show is being written by Bruno Heller, the showrunner for The Mentalist, who has worked with McKenzie in the past on a CBS drama pilot Advocates, which did not get picked up. The show is set to be an origin story, not just for Gordon but for the city itself, which has always been at the heart of every Dark Knight story.
Anna Kendrick and Rebel Wilson
The story follows Danielle (Dani) Bolton, an upper-class Brooklyn girl who defies her parents in order to attend a college in Louisiana so she can join -- and revitalize -- their once-prominent drumline. Dani's quest to become the first female section leader of the drumline in the school's history will be hampered by upperclassmen (including her cousin, Tyree); her feelings for fellow band mate and rival, Jayven; and the school's crosstown rivals. The sequel is expected to premiere in the fall of 2014.
Leonardo DiCaprio and Jonah Hill
Jesse Eisenberg and Jeremy Irons
Better Call Saul, which is to premiere in November 2014, takes place prior to Saul (Bob Odenkirk) and Mike getting involved with Walt White, a.k.a. Heisenberg.
Jennifer Lopez and Viola Davis
The film centers on two mothers, played by Davis and Lopez, whose children are murdered in a drive-by shooting. The mothers get together and begin plotting revenge against those responsible for the killings.
Pat Gilfillan wrote the film, which is helmed by Charles Stone III, who also directed Drumline and the recent biopic CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story.
The film has begun production and is planning on a festival and theatrical premiere in late 2014 or early 2015.
Jost joined the show in 2005 and as THR points out, he has won "three WGA Awards, a Peabody Award and has been nominated for eight Emmys for his work on the series." Jost will begin co-anchoring Weekend Update on March 1, 2014.
It looks like Lindsay Lohan is starting off 2014 on the right foot.
The Associated Press reports that during a news conference at the Sundance Film Festival on January 20, the Mean Girls actress announced that she will produce and star in a new film called Inconceivable. Lohan added that she's looking for a "fresh start" after her public battles with the law. The conference was reportedly filmed by the documentary crew that is shooting her OWN reality series, set to premiere March 9.
Inconceivable producer and financier Randall Emmett said viewers "are going to really be shocked when they see Lindsay take this role on." Lohan added that she's approached Juliette Lewis for the film, and would love to work with American Horror Story star Jessica Lange.
About a Boy debuts on Feb. 25 on NBC.
Friday Night Lights star Kyle Chandler is returning to TV! Chandler is set to star in a 13-episode psychological thriller that will debut on Netflix, Deadline confirms. The show is being headed up by Damages creators Todd A. Kessler, Daniel Zelman and Glenn Kessler as well as Sony Pictures TV. According to the website, the untitled show "centers on a family of adult siblings whose secrets and scars are revealed when the black sheep oldest brother returns home." Filming is to begin in late March 2014 in the Florida Keys.
Zoe Saldana and Sam Worthington
Worthington stars as Jake Sully, the disabled space Marine who is able to find a new life for himself on the planet Pandora through the use of a high-tech mind-swap technology that lets him live inside the body of a Na'vi, which are the native humanoids that live on the planet. Saldana will return as the Na'vi Neytiri, the love interest of Sully.
While the sequels do not officially have titles yet, they are set to shoot back-to-back. FOX is looking to begin the films at the end of 2014, with a planned release date of December 2016 for the first sequel.
Cote de Pablo
The 33 is a film following the 2010 rescue of 33 Chilean miners that were trapped for 69 days.
De Pablo will star alongside Antonio Banderas and Juliette Binoche.
In Captive, Willis will play a real estate developer working out of Brazil who gets kidnapped and held for ransom. His captors falsely believe him to be weathly, and he struggles to escape from his situation. Meanwhile, a detective specializing in kidnappings searches for him.
Willis is taking over the lead from Arnold Schwarzenegger, who was originally set to play the role.
The project is helmed by director Simon Brand, who is best known for his 2006 thriller Unknown.
The film, Duchess, will cover the later years of Anna's life, after a court ordered her to live in a retirement home. Her American husband Jack absconded with her and the two went on a wild cross-country road trip while trying to avoid authorities.
Directed by Arie Posen, who previously worked with Close on the hit 2005 drama Chumscrubber, the film will begin shooting in Virginia.
The third film in the comedy/fantasy trilogy will take place at the iconic British Museum, where Rebel will play the night guard who must deal with the magically-animated exhibits.
Ben Stiller, Robin Williams, Owen Wilson, Ricky Gervais, and Steve Coogan are all returning to reprise their roles, while director Shawn Levy, who directed the first two NATMs, will helm the third as well.
Once again, the script is being penned by the writing partners and actors Thomas Lennon and Robert Ben Garant. Lennon and Garrant have scripted the other installments, but are perhaps best known for starring in, and creating, Reno 911!.
The film is scheduled for a Christmas 2014 release.
The film will explore the tumultuous relationship Brinnin had with his friend and hero, the iconic Welsh poet Dylan Thomas. Actor Celyn Jones is set to play Thomas.
Jones also co-wrote the script alongside the film's director, Andy Goddard.
Shooting will take place on location in Swansea, Wales, at Thomas's home.
"Zoe has proven that she is one of our most gifted actresses, and we think she has the perfect combination of spirit and gravitas to take on the title role from Ira Levin’s infamous novel," NBC’s head of long-form Quinn Taylor told the website. "With Zoe leading the cast under the direction of Agnieszka Holland, this re-imagined event miniseries is off to a great start."
Production for the thriller is to begin in Paris.
Mr. Robinson is about a "journeyman musician who gets a job as a music teacher at a middle school. While teaching the kids everything from rock to the blues, he simultaneously learns how to put the school's rules to the test." Sounds a little bit like a network television version of Eastbound & Down.
SNL has been under fire this season for lack of diversity in their cast. The issue gained traction online and in the media when cast members Jay Pharoah and Kenan Thompson weighed in on the situation.
Zamata, who trained at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in New York, will make her debut on January 18 with host and musical guest Drake. She's also featured in this episode of The Morning After. WATCH.
Carly Rae Jepsen
The 28-year-old will star as the titular character in Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella for 12 weeks, beginning February 4.
"Broadway has been a dream of mine since I was a little girl and I look forward to working with this incredibly talented cast to tell this classic tale," she told The Hollywood Reporter.
While it will be her Broadway debut, it certainly won't be Jepsen's first musical gig, as she began performing in musical theater in high school.
According to The Wrap, Rudd is in negotiations to play scientist-turned-superhero Dr. Hank Pym in the Marvel adventure film Ant-Man.
The film, which will be directed by Edgar Wright, is set for a Summer 2015 release.
Ray Liotta and Sophie Turner
Goodfellas actor Ray Liotta has signed on to star in the upcoming indie drama Alone, according to Deadline.
Liotta will star as Freeman Bender, a former soldier suffering from extreme Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. He attacks people on the street for no reason and cannot control his outbursts. One day, he meets and falls in love with a New York City high school student named Penelope.
Actress Sophie Turner, best known for her role as Sansa Stark in HBO's Game Of Thrones, has been cast as Penelope.
Fresh Cut Grass director Matthew Coppola is directing the indie feature, which is set to being shooting in New York City in January.
The Gallipoli Story tells the tale of the tragic World War I battle fought on the Gallipoli peninsula in Turkey. It is widely considered to be the war that secured and defined Australian nationhood. Worthington will play Phillip Schuler, an Australian journalist who was embedded in Gallipoli during the battle.
The four episodes are being directed by Michael Rymer and the series was written by Stuart Beattie, Shaun Grant, Cate Shortland and Jaquelin Perske. It is set to begin production in 2014 in South Australia.
According to Deadline, the Game of Thrones actress will play Sarah Connor, the Terminator's target, in a reboot of The Terminator, which is set for a Summer 2015 release.
Arnold Schwarzenegger will star alongside Clarke in reprisal of his iconic cyborg role.
Paramount is developing the project, and they have placed their bets on Helms, who has handily proved his comedy chops in projects like The Hangover and The Office.
Previously played by the late Leslie Nielsen, the character of Detective Frank Drebin is a bumbling idiot who somehow becomes a detective (not unlike Inspector Clouseau of the Pink Panther films) and manages to stumble his way to a successfully solved case time and time again.
The film is being scripted by Thomas Lennon and R. Ben Garant, who wrote and starred in the inept cop comedy series Reno 911!.
The film has not yet found its director or its supporting cast, but with a seasoned comedy pro like Helms cast as the iconic Drebin, Paramount might have cleared the most difficult hurdle: finding someone who can live up to Leslie Nielsen.
Sandler isn't the only guest star set for a FOX show. Music icon Prince will also reportedly be guest starring on Zooey Deschanel's show New Girl.
Shaun Of The Dead and Star Trek star Simon Pegg will be joining the cast of the upcoming British sci-fi comedy Absolutely Anything, according to Screen Daily.
The film continues the Monty Python revival plan, as it is set to star John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Michael Palin and Terry Jones, all of whom will be voicing alien characters in this goofy live-action sci-fi romp. Pegg is set to play a school teacher who discovers he suddenly is imbued with magical powers, and that his dog can talk. Legendary comedian Robin Williams will voice his talking dog.
The Monty Python crew recently announced that they would join up again to bring their Monty Python sketches to live audiences with a touring performance. Tickets sold out in minutes.
Production of the film is set to begin in London come late March.
Twilight star Rob Pattinson will be joining actors Juliette Binoche and Tim Roth in the upcoming drama The Childhood of a Leader, according to Variety.
The story focuses on the childhood of a post-World War I world leader, and will be the directorial debut for actor Brady Corbet, who co-wrote the script with The Sleepwalker scribe Mona Fastvold.
Currently, Pattinson has two other films in post-production, one of which is The Rover and another film he made with his Cosmopolis director David Cronenberg called Maps To The Stars.
The Childhood Of A Leader is scheduled to begin production at the beginning of May in Europe.
99 Homes follows Dennis Nash (Garfield), an unemployed contractor whose family gets evicted by a shady realtor (Shannon). The only way Nash can keep a roof over his family's head is to go to work for the realtor, and learn the duplicitous world of foreclosures.
Dern is set to play Dennis' mother Lynn Nash, a single mom who raised Dennis and his younger brother by herself. Production on 99 Homes is already underway in New Orleans.
House star Omar Epps has joined Alexander Harvey's thriller One Small Mistake, according to Deadline. The film is a neo-noir thriller about a man in a bigoted small town "searching for truth and justice."
One Small Mistake is directed by Harvey from a script written by Guy Bennett. The project is an adaption of author Jean Francois Coatmeur’s novel La Bavure.
Painkillers is a military sci-fi thriller, written by Jason Groce and Kirk Roos. The film tells the story of a group of mercenaries who are sent on a mission into Afghanistan, only to wake up in a mental institution with amnesia and most of the team dead or missing.
Feore will play a military psychologist and doctor who treats soldiers suffering from PTSD.
Feore is no stranger to the sci-fi genre. Aside from working on Revolution, he was also the lead villain in The Chronicles Of Riddick.
Painkillers is set to start filming in Alberta, Canada early next year.
Patrick J. Adams
ETonline has confirmed Deadline's story that Adams landed a guest spot on season two of Orphan Black, playing Jesse, "a brave but regular guy, who lands in a ton of trouble when the clone characters played by Tatiana Maslany enter his life."
"From my first viewing of the first episode I knew there wasn't another show on television that I wanted to be part of more than Orphan Black," Adams said in a statement. "Tatiana Maslany is doing some of the best work on TV. Period. Really, I just wanted front row seats to that performance."
Season two of Orphan Black premieres April 19, 2014 while Suits returns March 6 to USA.
Actor Patrick Heusinger has been tapped to play the lead robot Adam, according to Deadline. Heusinger recently appeared as another character named Adam in a multi-episode story arc on the FOX sci-fi drama Revolution.
Tin Man was written by screenwriter Ehren Kruger and the pilot episode is being helmed by director D.J. Caruso, best known for the films The Salton Sea, Disturbia, Eagle Eye and I Am Number Four.
In the film, 3:10 To Yuma and Lone Survivor star Ben Foster will play Armstrong, while comedian Chris O'Dowd will take a turn at a dramatic role by playing the journalist who uncovered the doping scandal.
It's still unclear what role Hoffman will play, however it isn't the first time the actor has worked with Frears. Frears previously directed Hoffman in the 1992 film Hero. Other films Frears has helmed include the dark drama Dirty Pretty Things, The Queen, Dangerous Liaisons, High Fidelity, and most recently Philomena.
The film is already in production on location in Europe.
Seyfried will star as a girl who is pessimistic about love and men, and uses the internet and social media to vet all of her friends' dates, looking for flaws or personality problems.
Eventually, she finds the perfect guy. So she uses the internet to change herself into the perfect girl for him, in an attempt to capture his heart.
The script was written by Lauryn Kahn, who has written a number of short films, and directed by Jake Szymanski. The project will be his feature-film debut. Both the writer and director have worked on various projects for Funny Or Die.
No word yet on when production is set to begin.
Southland star Regina King has just jumped on board the upcoming FX horror series The Strain, according to Deadline.
The project is based on a book by author Chuck Hogan and director/writer Guillermo Del Toro, and they are also adapting it for the television series.
The story is about an outbreak of an ancient viral strain that turns people into psychotic, murderous vampire-like creatures, and follows Dr. Ephraim Goodweather, the head of a CDC containment crew charged with the task of stopping the virus's spread.
King is set to play Ruby Wain, the manager of rock star Gabriel Bolivar, who ends up playing a pivotal role in the saga of The Strain.
Del Toro, a horror and sci-fi icon with such films as Mimic, Pan's Labyrinth, Hellboy and Pacific Rim, directed the first episode, and FX has already ordered a 13-episode first season.
According to the show's creators, Reddick will play Papa Legba, a "voodoo Satan" who is very important in the life of Angela Bassett's character Marie Laveau. Reddick will be a vital part of the show's remaining four episodes.
Fans of FOX's Fringe will remember Reddick as the series-regular Philip Broyles, the superior officer to Anna Torv's Special Agent Oliva Dunham. American Horror Story: Coven airs Wednesdays at 10 p.m. on FX.
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In Dynamite, Harding will play Max Bornstein, a family man who was also a full-time dope fiend working within the underground porn industry in 1968's New York City. While keeping his addiction from his family, Max battles the all-consuming addiction, his dissolving family unit and the growing suspicion about his drug use among his associates and watches as his well-crafted reality falls to pieces, leaving him searching for the spaces in between.
Spin City and Ferris Bueller’s Day Off star Alan Ruck has been cast opposite Perception’s Shane Coffey in the drama pilot The Novice for the USA Network, according to Deadline.
The show focuses on Kyle (Coffey), a college graduate who is forced to move back in with his parents after school is over. However, due to a confluence of strange circumstances and chance, Kyle gets a job working for the Korean mafia. Ruck will play Kyle’s hard-working and dedicated father Bill Jones, a machinist and day laborer struggling to keep his family afloat.
The Novice was written by Joe and Tony Gayton, creators of the critically acclaimed AMC western drama Hell On Wheels. No word yet on when production of the pilot will begin.
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Jason Patric and John Cusack
1408 star John Cusack and Jason Patric, along with Curtis Jackson and the Korean popstar Rain, have been cast in the upcoming action thriller The Prince, according to Deadline.
The film will focus on Jason Patric, a former muscle for the mob in sin city, who must return to Vegas to rescue his kidnapped daughter from his former enemies.
The film is helmed by Brian A. Miller, who directed the 2011 action thriller House Of The Rising Sun.
The film follows "a father and daughter living 25 years apart in New York City." According to the trade publication, "Crowe will portray a famous novelist and widower struggling with mental illness as he tries to raise his 5-year-old daughter. Seyfried will portray the now-grown daughter in present-day Manhattan as she battles the aftermath of her troubled childhood." Paul will play her love interest.
The story is adapted from an Elizabeth Strout novel of the same name, and tells the story of the titular Olive Kitteridge, a strong woman with deeply held morals who lives in a small New England town that is full of illicit and scandalous behavior.
Fargo's Frances McDormand will star as Kitteridge, while The Visitor's Richard Jenkins is set to play her husband Henry. Murray is set to play Jack Kennison, a widower who Kitteridge becomes friends with.
The miniseries is helmed by Lisa Cholodenko, the director of The Kids Are All Right.
Bad Judge will be written by Chad Kultgen (The Incredible Burt Wonderstone) and has actress Anne Heche and Will Ferrell and Adam McKay's Gary Sanchez Prods attached to it. In addition to starring in the show, Walsh will also act as an executive producer.
Terminator 2 star Robert Patrick is bringing his tough-guy persona to the world of horror, as he has joined the production of Hellions, a Canadian indie zombie horror helmed by cult director Bruce McDonald, creator of the terrifyingly brilliant Pontypool.
According to Deadline, Patrick will play a hard-fighting cop who makes it his mission to protect a young child from malicious trick-or-treaters. Production of the film is already underway.
This casting announcement came on the heels of last week's revelation that Robert Patrick would be starring in the television series adaptation of Robert Rodriguez's cult classic vampire horror flick From Dusk Till Dawn, for the new Rodriguez-led El Rey Network.
According to Deadline, in the film Washington plays a retired football player who, after years of head trauma, is now suffering from brain damage and a degenerative brain disease. The story follows his attempts to warn his estranged son, also a football player, about the very real danger.
The story is written and directed by Matthew A. Cherry, a former football player himself. Washington himself will be an executive producer on the project, and production is scheduled to begin in the spring.
Get On Up follows the turbulent life of the legendary Godfather of Soul, James Brown, who recorded such legendary hits as Papa's Got A Brand New Bag, It's a Man's Man's Man's World and The Payback.
Sumpter will be playing Yvonne Fair, a singer in the James Brown revue who recorded I Found You with Brown. I Found You later became the classic song I Got You (I Feel Good).
42 Star Chadwick Boseman stars as Brown, alongside Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer.
Not Without Hope is an adaptation of a memoir by personal trainer Nick Schuyler which details the terrifying incident when Schuyler, along with NFL players Marquis Cooper and Corey Smith, and Schuyler's best friend Will Bleakly, got stranded at sea when their boat capsized in the Gulf of Mexico.
The four men struggled to survive against the elements as they waited to be rescued. Only Schuyler survived. In the film, Johnson will be playing Schuyler.
The film will primarily focus on Davis' life when he temporarily retired from music only to reemerge in 1979. In addition to Cheadle, Ewan McGregor will reportedly play a Rolling Stone magazine reporter, while Star Trek actress Zoe Saldana will play the musician's former wife Frances. Davis passed away in 1991 at the age of 65.
Of the casting he tells EW.com, "She appears as herself. It's part of Fiona's ruse in that Fiona is trying to get the true Supreme to reveal herself because she needs to stay alive. So she tells Misty Day that the Supreme gets so many great things in life, like tickets to the Oscars and Met Ball tickets. So she brings Stevie Nicks in as a gift to Misty to prove to her that if she exhibits more power she'll get that and more. Then the other girls come home and see Stevie and Misty singing and it starts them trying to move much quicker to prove that they are the Supreme."
Nicks will appear in episode 10.
In Connolly's book, which took more than a decade to write, "his protagonist is looking for a beach to land on in retirement, but instead he gets involved with trans-Atlantic drug deals, money laundering, high-tech electronic fraud, London lowlifes and Venezuelan drug cartels." Given his acting resume thus far, Statham seems perfect for the part!
Kate Bosworth and Thomas Jane
The Punisher's Thomas Jane and Superman Returns' Kate Bosworth have signed on to star in the upcoming horror film Somnia, according to Variety.
Somnia centers on a child with terrifying nightmares, and the monsters that haunt his dreams manifest in the real world as he sleeps.
The film is helmed by director Mike Flanagan, whose previous forays into the horror and thriller genre include 2013's Oculus and the 2011 horror film Absentia.
Production on Somnia is set to begin November 11.
Twilight heartthrob Robert Pattinson has reportedly landed a movie with a lot of A-list names attached to it. According to The Wrap, Pattinson will star alongside 12 Years a Slave actor Benedict Cumberbatch in a film produced by Brad Pitt's production company Plan B. The book-turned-movie titled The Lost City of Z "follows Percy Fawcett, a British colonial who disappeared in the 1920s while searching for a mythical city in the Amazon jungles of Brazil that he believed he discovered on a prior expedition." The trade site says Pattinson's part in the film is unclear at this time.
Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson
The movie will follow an elite cadre of Navy SEALs who put their lives on the line heroically fighting back hordes of supernatural monsters and containing demonic enemies that threaten the world.
The project is based on the novel of the same name by author Weston Ochse, while the screenplay is being penned by Evan Spiliotopoulos, who also wrote the script for Johnson's upcoming Hercules film.
Quantum of Solace's beautiful Bond girl Olga Kurylenko has signed on to star in the upcoming horror pic Mara, according to Deadline.
In the film, Kurylenko will play a criminal psychologist who, while looking into the murder of a man supposedly strangled by his wife while sleeping, discovers the existence of an ancient demon and spurs its rage.
The film explores the real-life phenomenon of sleep paralysis an sudden unexpected nocturnal death syndrome.
Mara is helmed by first-time director Clive Tonge.
The Dark Knight's Aaron Eckhart is heading into dark territory, as he has signed on to play a disturbed screenwriter who is recovering from a nervous breakdown in the upcoming psychological thriller Fade Out.
According to Deadline, the story follows the troubled Eckhart who is being cared for by his loving wife. As he recovers, he begins writing a screenplay about a crazed husband who murders his cheating spouse.
Soon, in his disturbed brain, the lines between reality and fiction begin to blur and he becomes a suspect in his wife's disappearance.
The film is being helmed by Robert Salerno, and is his directorial debut after a successful career as a producer. Production of Fade Out is set to start in February of next year.
Kristen Stewart and Jesse Eisenberg
The film will follow a group of New Yorkers whose lives are all affected in some way by a philosophy professor they all learned from at Columbia University.
Stewart was spotted shooting at the prestigious university earlier this week.
Aside from being directed by Nelson, he also wrote the script. The last film Nelson directed was the indie comedy Leaves Of Grass, starring Edward Norton in two roles, as twin brothers.
Age of Ultron is of course the upcoming sequel to the massively successful The Avengers.
The rumor of his casting has been floating around for nearly a month, however the deal was reportedly closed today.
Quicksilver, whose secret identity is Pietro Maximoff, is gifted with the power of super speed. His sister, the Scarlet Witch, is being played by the celebrated young actress Elizabeth Olsen.
Joss Whedon, the director of the original The Avengers, is helming this sequel, and it is set to hit theaters May, 2015.
The film, directed by The Red Violin's Francois Girard, tells the story of a troubled and angry 11-year-old boy who ends up stuck in a high-end East Coast school, and on the school's choir. Hoffman plays the demanding and antagonistic choir teacher who sees talent in the child, but must push the boy to find his creative musical spirit.
Alfred Molina and Kathy Bates are also set to co-star as other employees at the school. Filming is set to kick off in February in New York and Connecticut.
This time the English actor will play British Olympic runner Sebastian Coe in the movie Gold, marking his first time playing an athlete.
The drama will center on Coe's rivalry with fellow British runner Steve Ovett as they prepare for the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow.
Production is expected to begin this coming April.
Gerard Butler, Aaron Eckhart and Morgan Freeman
London Has Fallen will feature the cast reprising their roles from Olympus. Eckhart as President Asher and Gerard Butler as his trusted bodyguard Mike Banning, travel to England for the funeral of the prime minister.
During the funeral, terrorists decide to destroy London and only the president, a secret service agent and some an MI6 operative can save the city.
Morgan Freeman is set to reprise his role as Senator Allan Trumbull. Production is set to begin in May, 2014.
According to assorted media reports, the 28-year-old actor has signed on to play the former Saturday Night Live cast member in an upcoming untitled biopic directed by Steve Conrad.
The film will be based on the profile Belushi: A Biography, co-authored by his widow Judith Jacklin Belushi and Tanner Colby.
Belushi infamously died at the age of 33 from an accidental drug overdose.
The project will begin production next spring in New York.
Kristen Stewart and Nicholas Hoult
First up, Courtney will be working on Unbroken, the film being helmed by Jolie. The movie tells the story of Louis Zamperini, an Olympic track star who becomes a World War II fighter pilot and gets held as a Japanese POW after being shot down. Jack O'Connell is set to star with Courtney, signing on as a fellow fighter pilot.
Up next is Russell Crowe's directorial debut The Water Diviner. It, too, is based around the tragedy of war. The film follows an Australian father whose sons are killed in Turkey during World War 1. The father travels to Gallipoli to find their bodies. Courtney plays Lieutenant Colonel Hilton, a soldier tasked with leading the identification of the dead soldiers of that infamous battle.
Courtney has had a good couple of years. He made his major feature film debut in 2012 when he played the main villain in Jack Reacher, then John McClane's son in A Good Day to Die Hard and now he's co-starring in the upcoming Divergent.
No word on when either of these future films will begin production.
Niccol and Hawke have worked together previously in 1997's Gattaca and 2005's Lord Of War. In this new film, Hawke will play a military drone pilot who struggles to do his job when the reality of his actions dawns on him.
The film is scheduled to begin filming in February, 2014.
The Hollywood Reporter announces that Cruise is set to star in the racing drama Go Like Hell, based on the true story of the competition between Ford Motor Company and Ferrari sports car founder Enzo Ferrari in 1966 at Le Mans.
The project, which is still in early development, is based on A.J. Baime's book Go Like Hell: Ford, Ferrari and Their Battle for Speed and Glory at Le Mans.
Cruise previously starred as a driver trying to make a name for himself in NASCAR in the racing film Days of Thunder in 1990.
According to Deadline, the Les Misérables actress has signed on to join Crowe in the drama Fathers and Daughters, which delves into the bond between a father and daughter living in NYC.
Seyfried's character, Katie, reflects back on her relationship with her father, Jake Davis (Crowe), when she was five years old.
Crowe's character, a widowed novelist, grapples with mental illness, which made Katie's childhood a traumatic, decisive experience and haunts her as she reflects upon it 25 years later.
This will mark the acting debut of the 28-year-old, who bares a close resemblance to her mother.
"It would be an honor to portray my mother in a movie," Chiquis told Univision. "But ... for me, whoever is fine, as long as it is done with a lot of love and respect for my mother."
Jenni, who topped the charts with her self-titled album in 2008, tragically passed away in a plane crash on December 9, 2012 at the age of 43.
Chiquis has reportedly been taking singing and acting lessons in preparation for the role.
Oliver Stone confirmed on Oct. 15, 2013 that he is in fact planning to cast Jamie Foxx as the lead role in his biopic about Martin Luther King, Jr. "We're looking for a way to relate to this extraordinary man," Stone told The Wall Street Journal. Adding of his eagerness to get back into making feature films, the Oscar-winning director added, "I'm so out of the loop on feature films."
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According to The Huffington Post, the film will be an authorized biopic with King's family advising the production. This wouldn't be the first time Foxx has been cast in a real-life role. He won an Oscar for his part as Ray Charles in 2004.
In the film, Beckinsale joins model-turned-actress Cara Delevingne and Rush's Daniel Bruhl. Delevingne will play the woman suspected of murder, Bruhl plays a documentary filmmaker and Beckinsale plays a determined journalist trying to cover the story. Production for The Face of an Angel is to begin in Tuscany, Italy.
John Wick follows Keanu Reeves, playing a former hit man, whose assassin friend, Willem Dafoe, is hired to kill him. The film is the directorial debut of Chad Stahelski and David Leitch.
There is little information on what role Isaacs will play in the film, but production has already begun shooting in New York.
San Andreas follows the story of a man, portrayed by Johnson, who makes a risky journey across California to rescue his estranged daughter after a destructive earthquake disrupts the state.
The film is named after California's vicious San Andreas Fault, which spans over 800 miles through the Golden State.
The announcement was made at the New York Comic-Con Walking Dead panel discussion, when Cudlitz, disguised as an angry fan, took over the audience mic and demanded that the show add the character of Abraham Ford.
Then the big reveal came and Cudlitz told the crowd that he would be playing the character himself. He even came dressed to the panel as Abraham Ford.
Season Four of The Walking Dead premiered Sunday, October 13. The show airs every Sunday at 9/8c on AMC.
Sophia Grace Brownlee & Rosie McClelland
According to the news source, the primetime series will be executive produced by Ellen DeGeneres. Ellen's company, A Very Good Production, also has a direct-to-video project in the works for Sophia Grace, 10, and her cousin Rosie, 7, which is partly based on the girls' rise to stardom.
Bella Thorne and Kyra Sedgwick
The Closer star Kyra Sedgwick has signed on to star in the upcoming Thriller Big Sky, alongside Disney star Bella Thorne, according to Deadline.
Thorne, currently starring on the Disney Channel show Shake It Up, will play Hazel, an agoraphobic teenager, while Sedgwick is set to play her mother.
In the film, the two are on their way to a desert facility to help the teen deal with her phobia when they are attacked by men with guns intent on killing them.
This is director Jorge Michel Grau's English language debut. He is perhaps best known for helming the Spanish language horror film We Are What We Are.
Production on Big Sky begins this week in Albuquerque.
Huisman, Outerbridge and Millen
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Huisman will play Cal Morrison, a rugged and resourceful outdoorsman with a sixth sense that will come in handy as he crosses paths with the clones. Outerbridge joins as Henrik "Hank" Johanssen, a mercurial modern-day cowboy. Johanssen leads a flock of followers that have broken away from the old world "Prolethean" brotherhood. Under his messianic vision, the age old divide between science and religion has merged, forming a new and formidable threat.
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Rounding out the additions is Millen as Mark, a cunning predator with a dark edge. Mark is utterly devoted to Johanssen, who took him in and built him into a true believer in the cause. Now, guided by twisted morality and desperate faith, he's a relentless and dogged pursuer of the clones.
Season two of Orphan Black is set to premiere in April of 2014.
The novel, written by A. S. A. Harrison, follows the story of a seemingly normal, prosperous couple who has been married for two decades.
However, as the narrative switches from the man's and woman's point of view, it's revealed that he is cheating on her behind her back, and devastation soon follows.
Kidman will play the titular wife.
According to Deadline, Watson has signed on to star in the film While We're Young, based on the Adena Halpern novel 29, which follows three generations of women.
The story hones in on "Ellie Jerome," a 75-year-old grandmother whose birthday wish to become 29 again like her granddaughter becomes granted for a day.
Watson will reunite with The Perks of Being a Wallflower director Stephen Chbosky for the film.
90210 star AnnaLynne McCord is headed to Dallas, y'all!
ETonline has exclusively confirmed that the actress is set to play Heather, a twenty-something ranch hand with a troubled ex-husband and a 5-year-old son.
Having grown up in a house with four brothers, Heather is quite capable of handling herself around the Southfork ranch hands, but when her ex-husband returns, bringing turmoil back into her life, Christopher (played by Jesse Metcalf) steps in and the two become romantically involved.
Dallas season three will premiere this winter on TNT!
Zero Dark Thirty actress Jennifer Ehle is in talks to play the role of Anastasia Steele's mother Carla in the Fifty Shades of Grey film adaptation, Deadline reports. The trade website describes the character as a "strong Southern woman on her fourth marriage." Dakota Johnson and Charlie Hunnam have already been confirmed to play the leads, Anastasia and Christian Grey, while Sam Taylor-Johnson will direct.
The Mexican actress will play a woman who catches the eye of Pierce Brosnan's character, a Cambridge professor who impregnates her stepsister, a Cambridge graduate student played by Jessica Alba.
Hayek previously played Brosnan's accomplice in the 2004 crime comedy After the Sunset.
In Extant, Berry will play an astronaut who returns home from a year-long solo mission in space and tries to reconnect with her husband and son in their everyday life. Her experiences in space and home lead to events that ultimately will change the course of human history.
"There's only one Halle Berry and we are incredibly honored that she has chosen Extant to expand her illustrious career," said Steven Spielberg in a statement. "As she does with everything she touches, she will bring a deep authenticity to her role and I very much look forward to working with her."
"I'm always on the lookout for amazing roles and when you see material that contains this strong of auspices, nuance and complexity it compels me to run toward it no matter the medium. For five months a year I'll get to live with and play this incredibly intelligent and vulnerable woman, and for the remainder of the year I'll continue to look for other roles that move me as deeply as this one," said Halle Berry.
Kim Raver and William Devane
Kim Raver and William Devane are reuniting with Kiefer Sutherland on FOX's upcoming reboot 24: Live Another Day. Raver and Devane will reprise their respective daughter-father roles as Audrey Raines and James Heller on the new series, which is set to premiere next spring on FOX.
Sutherland will be back as Jack Bauer on the 12-episode drama, which this time around is set in London and will pick up the story several years after the events of 24's final season.
Castle's Nathan Fillion has signed on to guest star on NBC's Community.
Community has been on NBC for a hard-fought four seasons, and is now filming its fifth. The show stars Joel McHale and Alison Brie, along with many other amazing comic actors, who become friends while attending Greendale Community College.
According to Fillion, he has been a fan of Community for a long time, and guest starring will be an opportunity for Fillion to indulge his comedic side, which is what many members of his loyal fan base love him for. Fillion's following stems mainly from his role on the beloved FOX sci-fi series Firefly and his work with geek god Joss Whedon.
According to Deadline, Fillion will be playing Bob Waite, Greendale's politically savvy head custodian.
Martha Marcy May Marlene actress Elizabeth Olsen has officially joined The Avengers sequel Age of Ultron.
Olsen confirmed to MTV that she'll play the Scarlet Witch, reuniting with her Godzilla costar, Aaron Taylor-Johnson.
"We get to play husband and wife, and we get to play twin brother and sister," she explained. "It's also fun because even though in Godzilla we play husband and wife, we don't have a lot of scenes together. I just love him. I love his family. I love his kids. I'm so excited we get to work with each other more and to actually work with each other. I think it's going to be fun."
Samuel Jackson, who will reprise his role as "Nick Fury" in the upcoming sequel to the colossally successful adventure film, confirmed the news in an October interview with The Wall Street Journal.
Jackson revealed that Olsen, the younger sister of twin actresses Mary-Kate and Ashley, will play "Wanda Maximoff/Scarlet Witch," who has the ability to manipulate probability.
"... We added Ms. Olsen, but I don't know what she's doing, if she's on the inside or the outside. I haven't seen a script." Jackson said.
Production on The Avengers: Age of Ultron, which is slated for a 2015 release, is set to begin in March 2014.
Colin Hanks is the latest to be cast in the FX reboot of the Coen Brothers' 1996 quirky crime comedy Fargo, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Hanks -- who spent one season on the Showtime drama Dexter and has also appeared in Happy Endings, NCIS and Mad Men -- will play Gus Grimly, a police deputy and single father who must choose between his own personal safety and his duty as a policeman when he comes face-to-face with a killer, THR reports.
Previously confirmed actors set to star in Fargo include Billy Bob Thornton, who will reprise Steve Buscemi's role of a manipulative man who crosses paths with a small-town insurance salesman (originally portrayed by William H. Macy) to be played by Sherlock star Martin Freeman.
Masters of Sex actress Lizzy Caplan has just landed a role in the upcoming James Franco, Seth Rogen film The Interview, according to Deadline.
Caplan will play "Agent Lacy" as the female lead opposite Franco and Rogen, who will also direct the film.
The Interview is a dark comedy in which two journalists, portrayed by Franco and Rogen, go to North Korea to interview its supreme leader Kim Jong-un, but end up asked to kill him by the C.I.A.
Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer
Wolverine star Hugh Jackman announced during a press conference at the Zurich Film Festival that he is joining the cast of Elysium director Neill Blomkamp's upcoming low-budget sci-fi action thriller Chappie.
According to Deadline, Jackman will be playing the rival to Newsroom's Dev Patel, although not much more is yet confirmed about the role.
The film is about a South African android police officer, voiced by Blomkamp collaborator and regular Sharlto Copley, after he is kidnapped by gangsters and used for their nefarious purposes.
According to Jackman, he will be filming his parts at the beginning of next year.
Chappie is currently scheduled for a March 2015 release.
The film, which tells of a society in which there is no conflict, racism or sickness, is based on an extremely popular YA novel and due in theaters August 2014. Holmes will play the lead character's mother, who strictly obeys the laws that govern what is described as an antiseptic society.
Robert De Niro
The former Sopranos actor appeared in the pilot, which he co-produced as well, as an attorney who is overwhelmed when he undertakes the case of a man who is accused of murdering a girl.
Gandolfini was preparing to begin shooting the miniseries when he returned from Rome, where he died suddenly at the age of 51 this summer.
Deadline reports that De Niro was the producers' only target to honor Gandolfini's memory in Criminal Justice.
The season premiere of American Dad airs Sept. 29, 2013 on FOX.
Tusk is the tale of a man who was lost as sea for six months with a Walrus, and is now looking for a roommate. The catch is the roommate must dress up as a walrus for two hours a day. Smith has described the film as a "cuddly version of The Human Centipede."
Smith-favorite Michael Parks, who starred in his previous film Red State, will play the man who was lost at sea, while Long is playing the man who must dress as a walrus.
The film is based on a real-life news story that Smith read a number of years ago.
Breaking Bad might be ending, but the powerhouse acting talents of Bryan Cranston aren't going anywhere. According to Deadline, Cranston has been cast in the biopic Trumbo, based on the life of blacklisted screenwriter Dalton Trumbo.
Meet The Parents director Jay Roach is helming this indie feature which tells the tale of legendary writer Dalton Trumbo, who became even more of a hero when was sent to jail after refusing to answer questions asked of him by the House Un-American Activities Committee in 1947.
During his time on the blacklist, Trumbo was still able to win two Oscars for writing The Brave One and Roman Holiday, although they were won and awarded under different names.
Shaun of the Dead star Simon Pegg, who appeared this year in the hilarious The World's End, has signed on to play an assassin in the upcoming Australian crime thriller Kill Me Three Times.
According to Variety, Pegg's character is a killer hired to murder a rich man's wife, and the crime is told from three different points of view.
Aussie director Kriv Stenders is directing, and the film is written by first-timer James McFarland.
Luke Hemsworth, older brother to actors Liam Hemsworth and Chris Hemsworth, has also signed on to play a heroic surfer.
Kill Me Three Times is currently being shot in Perth, Australia.
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The film, which is set to begin production next year, will be directed by Larry Moss from a script by Christopher Lovick. According to IMDB, the movie will focus on a young Montgomery Clift as he finds himself in love with a young Elizabeth Taylor following the filming of A Place In The Sun.
According to Deadline, Black is reprising his character in Fast and Furious 7, and the two future sequels Fast 8 and Fast 9 that are already in development.
Black is the only member of the original trilogy's main cast that had yet to return to the revived franchise that has become a powerhouse since Vin Diesel and Paul Walker returned for the fourth film, simply titled Fast & Furious.
He will play the role of the CEO of a children's toy company who mistakably receives Diaz and Segal's leaked personal sex tape, which they then attempt to reclaim.
Almereyda's take on the classic play will be told with biker gangs and corrupt cops. Lindo will be playing Belarius, who, in the play, is a vengeful and paranoid nobleman.
Cymbeline's large ensemble cast also stars Ed Harris, Penn Badgley, Milla Jovovich, Ethan Hawke, Anton Yelchin and Dakota Johnson.
Mekhi Phifer and Eliza Coupe
Phifer will star as Dre, a successful clothing company founder who hires Marty while Coupe will play Marissa, a wild-child internet company head and heir to a wealthy media family.
House of Lies returns to Showtime on January 12, 2014.
NBC has just picked up a new series from The Following writer Alexi Hawley that stars Heigl as a CIA analyst whose job it is to debrief and strategize with the president on the most pressing global and national matters, per TVLine.
"The story is not only compelling and intelligent but a look behind the curtain at the CIA we haven’t seen before in film or television," Heigl said in a statement. "I am thrilled and honored to have been asked to be a part of developing these stories and this character and bringing it all to life. NBC has been a true partner in their passion and support for the show that we've dreamed of making and I could not be happier about joining forces with them. Together, with our brilliant writer Alexi Hawley, I believe we are going to make great television!"
American Horror Story just got a little scarier with the addition of the power-house talent Danny Huston, best known for his work in Magic City, and as the terrifying bad guy who haunts your nightmares in movies such as The Warriror's Way, X-Men: Origins and 30 Days Of Night.
AHS's showrunner Ryan Murphy tweeted the news on Sunday, welcoming Huston to the cast.
The third season is being called American Horror Story: Coven, and it will follow the lives of presumably-terrifying witches in America. Jessica Lange, Kathy Bates, Angela Bassett and Taissa Farmiga are already set to star.
According to the tweet, Huston will be playing Lange's boyfriend, but not much more is known about the role than that.
American Horror Story: Coven is set to premiere October 9 on FX.
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Deadwood and Lost alum Kim Dickens has been tapped to play Jill Stone, a fiery agent from the FBI's Special Surveillance Group who also happens to be Peter's ex! Jill, who dated Peter when they were both students at Quantico, seeks out his help on a particularly dangerous espionage case. But the real danger may be waiting for Peter to come home...
White Collar season five premieres October 17 on USA.
According to Entertainment Weekly, Williams is slated to make her Broadway debut in an upcoming revival of Cabaret.
The three-time Oscar nominee will star as "Sally Bowles," a 19-year-old English cabaret performer who falls in love with American writer "Cliff Bradshaw."
The musical, based on a novel by British novelist Christopher Isherwood, first opened in the U.S. at the Broadhurst Theatre in Manhattan in 1966 and in England at London's Palace Theatre in 1968.
A Broadway revival and several London revivals have occurred over the years.
According to the producers, the film is about "a burned-out music manager who goes to Afghanistan on the USO tour with his last remaining client. When he finds himself abandoned, penniless and without his passport, he discovers a young girl with an extraordinary voice, who stows away with him back to Kabul to compete on the popular television show The Afghan Star, Afghanistan's equivalent of American Idol."
Murray has, time and time again, shown his acting range, often mixing strong comedic performances with nuanced hints of the dramatic, in films like Groundhog Day, Lost in Translation, Broken Flowers, and basically any of the Wes Anderson films he's has appeared in.
Harris is best known for playing the fiendish Professor Moriarty in Sherlock Holmes: A Game Of Shadows, or perhaps Lane Pryce in AMC's Mad Men.
The Man From U.N.C.L.E. is an adaptation of a 1960s TV show of the same name, about an international spy organization. Armie Hammer and Henry Cavill are already cast as the leads, and recently Hugh Grant was cast as the head of English Intelligence.
Shooting is set to begin September 9.
Dakota Johnson and Charlie Hunnam
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Cassel is replacing Philip Seymour Hoffman in the film, which is about a disgraced Soviet investigator who is hunting a mass-murdering child killer in the harsh political climate of 1950s Stalinist Russia.
Also in Child 44 are Tom Hardy, Noomi Rapace and Gary Oldman, to name a few.
This is the second movie this week that Cassel has been hired in to replace another actor. He is also taking over for Oscar Isaac in the film Partisan.
In Partisan, Cassel plays a troubled but charismatic man who raises children on a commune, where he teaches them to attack the world, which he feels wronged him.
Partisian begins production in October, while Child 44 has been shooting since June.
Per the release, James Spader will face off against Earth's Mightiest Heroes as the villain in the sequel to 2012’s record-breaking Marvel's The Avengers. The Emmy Award-winning actor will play Ultron in the May 1, 2015 release.
Spader can also be seen this fall on NBC's The Blacklist.
The series is based on a series of novels by crime author Charles Willeford, including New Hope For The Dead and The Way We Die Now. According to a statement released by FX, the pilot is being described as a "story of midlife crisis and murder." It will be set in the mid-1980s, in Miami.
FX has had success in the past adapting the work of famous crime novelists. Their hit show Justified is based on the work of the recently-deceased author Elmore Leonard.
Production of the pilot is slated to begin later this year.
Mekhi Phifer is also appearing in the upcoming dystopian teen thriller Divergent, scheduled for release March 20, 2014.
In Line Of Sight, Morrissey plays a National Transportation Safety Board investigator who survives a plane crash, and then must investigate the cause of the crash that nearly took his life. The pilot is being directed by Jonathan Demme, best known for directing the acclaimed thriller The Silence Of The Lambs.
The young actor has been chosen by Universal Pictures to portray legendary musician James Brown in an upcoming biopic that chronicles the artist's life as he steadily gains fame and becomes the iconic Godfather of Soul, Variety reports.
The film is being helmed by director Tate Taylor, who also brought us the critically acclaimed film The Help.
Not much is known of what is in store for Fast and Furious 7, aside from the fact that it's being directed by celebrated horror director James Wan, who helmed Saw, Insidious and, most recently, The Conjuring.
The film is expected to open in July 2015 and will place Batman and Superman in the same film for the first time.