‘2 Broke Girls’ Casts Christopher Gorham As Recurring
Covert Affairs alum Christopher Gorham has joined the sixth-season cast of CBS’ hit comedy 2 Broke Girls in a recurring role. He’ll play Bobby, a friendly, affable contractor with a relaxed, easygoing manner and a good sense of humor who hits it off with Caroline (Beth Behrs).
Gorham is shooting this week, with his first episode slated to air in January.
Behrs and Kat Dennings star in the comedy about the unlikely friendship that develops between two very different young… Read
‘Power’ Casts Mike Dopud; Jess Salgueiro Joins ‘The Strain’
Mike Dopud (X-Men: Days of Future Past) has booked a recurring role on the fourth season of Starz drama Power. He’ll play Jason Micic, a handsome, vicious and powerful man who is the leader of a large cartel. The series, created by Courtney Kemp and produced by Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson, tells the story of James "Ghost" St. Patrick (Omari Hardwick), a wealthy New York City nightclub owner who caters to the city's elite. Dopud has a lead role in feature Virtual Revolution… Read
‘Sicario’ Sequel ‘Soldado’ Adds Isabela Moner
EXCLUSIVE: Isabela Moner has joined Benicio Del Toro, Josh Brolin, and Catherine Keener in Soldado, the Stefano Sollima-directed sequel to the 2015 film Sicario. Taylor Sheridan penned the screenplay for both installments.
The follow-up focuses on Alejandro Gillick (Del Toro), the shadowy, Man on Fire-like protagonist and CIA agent Matt Graver (Brolin), who in the first film established themselves as hellbent on hunting down cartel kingpins, no matter what. Moner plays… Read
‘Westworld’s Luke Hemsworth Saddles Up For Western ‘Abilene’
EXCLUSIVE: Luke Hemsworth, who ended the first season of Westworld captured by a hostile tribe, is staying in Western mode. He’s next starring as Wild Bill Hickok in Abilene, the Timothy Woodward Jr-directed film that was scripted by Michael Lanahan and also stars Trace Adkins, Kris Kristofferson, Bruce Dern and Cameron Richardson. The indie is being produced by Chris Nicoletti and Henry Penzi. Production has just gotten underway.
A rough-around-the edges gunslinger and… Read
‘Timeless’: Annie Wersching Set To Recur On NBC Time Travel Drama Series
24 alumna Annie Wersching has booked a recurring role on NBC’s new time travel drama series Timeless.
From Eric Kripke and Shawn Ryan, Timeless centers on a mysterious criminal who steals a secret state-of-the-art time machine, intent on destroying America as we know it by changing the past. Wersching will play Emma Whitmore, a reclusive woman hiding out in a cabin deep in the woods who is of mysterious importance to Flynn (Goran Visnjic).
Gersching, who starred opposite… Read
Mark Jackson Joins Seth MacFarlane’s Fox Series ‘Orville’
British actor Mark Jackson has been cast as a series regular opposite Seth MacFarlane in Orville, his 13-episode straight-to-series hourlong comedic drama for Fox.
Set 300 years in the future, the series follows the adventures of the Orville, a not-so-top-of-the-line exploratory ship in Earth's interstellar fleet. Facing cosmic challenges from without and within, this motley crew of space explorers will boldly go where no comedic drama has gone before. Jackson will play a… Read
‘Strike Back’ Reboot Gets Series Order By Cinemax & Sky, Sets Core Cast
Strike Back is back. A new incarnation of the popular action series with new characters and a new cast has been greenlighted by Cinemax and Sky to film in 2017. Aussies Alin Sumarwata an Daniel MacPherson (The Shannara Chronicles) and English actors Roxanne McKee (Dominion) and Warren Brown (Luther) are set to star in the new season of the show — its sixth overall and fifth on Cinemax — from the franchise’s executive producer Andy Harries of Left Bank Pictures.
I hear… Read
Geoff Stults Cast In Nicolai Fuglsig’s ‘Horse Soldiers’
EXCLUSIVE: Geoff Stults has signed on to co-star in the Nicolai Fuglsig-helmed drama Horse Soldiers. He joins Chris Hemsworth, Michael Shannon, Michael Pena, and Austin Stowell in the pic based on the true story about a U.S. Special Forces Team and their untested captain sent to a rugged region of Afghanistan in the weeks following September 11th.
Stults will play Sean Coffers, the team’s complainer, constantly cynical about the mission, but does his job well.
The pis is… Read
Alec Baldwin, Taylor Schilling, Jena Malone & Che ‘Rhymefest’ Smith Join Emilio Estevez-Directed ‘The Public’
Alec Baldwin, Taylor Schilling, Jena Malone and musician Che “Rhymefest” Smith have signed on to co-star in the Emilio Estevez-directed socially conscious ensemble dramedy the public. Currently in preproduction, the film is set to begin principal photography in mid-January on location in Cincinnati.
Written by and co-starring Estevez, the public centers around a standoff with police and library officials during a brutal, life-threatening cold snap. Staging an Occupy-style… Read
‘Penguin Bloom’ Binds Naomi Watts, Reese Witherspoon & Bruna Papandrea
EXCLUSIVE: Naomi Watts is teaming with Reese Witherspoon and Bruna Papandrea to produce a movie based on the top selling Australian book Penguin Bloom. They’ve optioned the book to produce, with Watts set to star. The trio will produce along with Aussie-based producer Emma Cooper.
Set on Sydney’s northern beaches, Penguin Bloom is the true story of a unique little bird that saves a family. The book is written by Bradley Trevor Greive, with photographs by Cameron… Read
‘Kingdom’ Adds Kirk Acevedo In Season 3 As Production Begins
12 Monkeys star Kirk Acevedo has signed on for a recurring role in Season 3 of Kingdom, Byron Balasco’s praised martial arts drama series. Production has begun for a spring premiere on AT&T Audience Network.
The series stars Frank Grillo as a former mixed martial arts fighter trying to keep his gym in business. Kiele Sanchez, Matt Lauria, Jonathan Tucker, Nick Jonas and Joanna Going also will return to reprise their roles. Acevedo will recur as a former fighter and new… Read
Toni Collette & Matthew Goode To Star In Comedy ‘Birthmarked’
Toni Collette and Matthew Goode are starring in Birthmarked, a comedy from director Emanuel Hoss-Desmarais and Brooklyn producer Item 7. Andreas Apergis, Michael Smiley, Fionnula Flanagan and Suzanne Clément co-star in the pic, penned by Marc Tulin. Shooting is underway outside Montreal.
The story from Hoss-Desmarais and Tulin, who worked together on the helmer’s first feature film Whitewash, is set in 1977 and revolves around a pair of respected scientists who quit their… Read