‘Deadlier Than The Male’: Bryant Tardy Cast In TNT Drama Pilot
Bryant Tardy (Logan) is set for a series-regular role opposite Amy Brenneman, Lily Rabe and Enrique Murciano in Deadlier Than the Male (working title), TNT's drama pilot produced by Bruna Papandrea's Made Up Stories and Turner's Studio T.
Written by Harriet Warner, Deadlier Than the Male follows a trio of characters, each with a mysterious and troubling past: a young woman who once looked into the eyes of a dangerous killer; a former serial predator desperate to find… Read
‘Glee’ Alum Harry Shum Jr. Joins Sylvester Stallone In ‘Escape Plan 3’
EXCLUSIVE: Harry Shum Jr., who currently stars in the Freeform fantasy series Shadowhunters, is joining the Escape Plan franchise. The former Glee star is set to appear in Emmett/Furla/Oasis Films’ Escape Plan 3: Devil’s Station, along with Tyler Jon Olson and Sergio Rizzuto. Sylvester Stallone returning as the star with John Herzfeld is on board to direct from a script by Miles Chapman, who wrote the previously two pics.
In this installment, the daughter of a Hong Kong… Read
Kathrine Narducci Cast In Martin Scorsese’s Crime Drama ‘The Irishman’
EXCLUSIVE: The Sopranos actress Kathrine Narducci is set to appear in the Netflix, Martin Scorsese-directed crime drama The Irishman. Based on the Charles Brandt’s novel I Heard You Paint Houses, the project, which has long been embroiled in controversy, the film stars Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, Joe Pesci, and Jack Huston.
The drama centers on Frank "The Irishman" Sheeran (De Niro), a reputed hitman suspected of involvement in the disappearance and murder of Teamsters… Read
Adam Bartley Joins Adam McKay’s Dick Cheney Film; Elaine Hendrix Cast In ‘Burying Yasmeen’ Indie
Longmire actor Adam Bartley is set to play Republican political commentator Frank Lutz in the Adam McKay-written and -directed Dick Cheney biopic about his rise to becoming the most powerful Vice President in history. From Annapurna, Plan B and Gary Sanchez Productions, the film stars Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Amy Adams and Bill Pullman. Brad Pitt and Dede Garner are producing alongside McKay, Will Ferrell and Kevin Messick. Bartley currently co-stars in the Netflix… Read
Aidan Gillen To Play Dave Allen For BBC; HBO Nordic Orders ‘Gosta’; Anna Friel Flits To ITV’s ‘Butterfly’ – Global Briefs
BBC Two has ordered Dave Allen At Peace, a dramatization of the life and career of the Irishman who was once considered Britain’s most controversial comedian. Game Of Thrones and Peaky Blinders‘ Aidan Gillen is set to star. The biopic of the Dublin-born Allen will be produced by Darlow Smithson Productions and written by Stephen Russell (We're Doomed: The Dad's Army Story, Peaky Blinders). Covering Allen’s 40-year career, it will explore how his comedy genius was shaped… Read
Comedy Central’s ‘The Opposition With Jordan Klepper’ Announces Team Of Citizen Journalists
Comedy Central’s upcoming late-night series The Opposition with Jordan Klepper has rounded out its team of citizen journalists. Niccole Thurman will join previously announced Tim Baltz, Laura Grey, Aaron Jackson, Josh Sharp, and Kobi Libii, news which Deadline originally broke.
Previously called correspondents, the citizen journalists will join Klepper in satirizing the hyperbolic, conspiracy-laden noise machine that is the alternative-media landscape on both the right… Read
‘Tremors’: Emily Tremaine, Megan Ketch & Shiloh Fernandez To Star In Syfy Reboot
Emily Tremaine, Megan Ketch and Shiloh Fernandez are set to star alongside Kevin Bacon in the Syfy pilot Tremors, a reboot of the 1990 cult classic film, with original star Bacon reprising his role. The project hails from Jason Blum's Blumhouse TV and Universal Cable Prods.
In the Tremors follow-up, written by Andrew Miller and to be directed by Vincenzo Natali, the killer Graboid worms that nearly destroyed Perfection, NV, 25 years ago are back, and the town's only hope… Read
Teyana Taylor, Blair Underwood & French Montana To Topline Netflix Comedy ‘The After Party’
Teyana Taylor, Blair Underwood and recording artists French Montana, Wiz Khalifa and Kyle Harvey (also known by his stage name Kyle) are set to star in the Netflix film The After Party from Def Pictures, WorldStar Hip Hop, Hunting Lane Films and Live Nation Productions. Ian Edelman (How to Make It in America) wrote the screenplay and is directing the coming-of-age comedy, which also co-stars Jordan Rock, Harrison Holzer (Sex Tape) and Shelley Hennig (Teen Wolf).
The pic… Read
‘Six’: Erik Palladino Set To Recur In Season 2 Of History Drama Series
Erik Palladino (Suits) has joined the season 2 cast of History’s breakout Navy SEAL drama series Six in a recurring role.
From A+E Studios and Weinstein Television, and created by father/son duo William and David Broyles, the series follows members of Navy SEAL Team Six, modern American warriors, whose covert mission to eliminate a Taliban leader in Afghanistan goes awry when they uncover a U.S. citizen working with terrorists.
Palladino will play Commander Hughes, a… Read
‘Power’: Larenz Tate Upped To Series Regular For Season 5 Of Starz Series
Game of Silence and House of Lies alum Larenz Tate, who recurred in four episodes of Season 4 of Starz’s hit drama series Power, has been promoted to series regular for Season 5.
Tate plays Councilman Rashad Tate, a city councilman from Jamaica Queens.
Power follows James "Ghost" St. Patrick, a drug kingpin living a double life who in season 4 sought to find redemption.
Courtney A. Kemp serves as the creator, showrunner and executive producer of Power. Curtis "50 Cent"… Read
Jamie Lee Curtis Returning For New ‘Halloween’
Jamie Lee Curtis is getting back in her Halloween costume. The actress and Universal said today that she will return to play her iconic role of Laurie Strode in the new installment of the horror franchise that will hit theaters in October 2018.
Curtis tweeted the news today, complete with the first look at the character she first played in the 1978 original, and reprised in some fashion in five subsequent sequels and reboots:
"Same porch. Same clothes. Same issues. 40… Read
Matthew Weiner Adds Corey Stoll, Janet Montgomery, Paul Reiser, More To Amazon’s ‘The Romanoffs’
Matthew Weiner is rounding out cast for The Romanoffs, the follow-up series to his Emmy winning Mad Men.
Joining the Amazon contemporary anthology series as guest stars are Corey Stoll (The Strain), Grammy winner Andrew Rannells (Girls), Mike Doyle (Odd Mom Out), JJ Feild (Turn: Washington's Spies), Janet Montgomery (Salem), and Emmy and Golden Globe nominated Paul Reiser (Red Oaks).
They join previously cast Isabelle Huppert, Marthe Keller, Aaron Eckhart, Christina… Read