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Dominic Bogart Storming ‘The Glass Castle’; Gregg Sulkin Joins Magical App Pic; ‘Battle Of The Sexes’ Courts James Mackay

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Dominic Bogart (I Am Not a Hipster) is in negotiations to join The Glass Castle, a drama starring Brie Larson as a young girl who comes of age in a dysfunctional family of nonconformist nomads. Her mother (Naomi Watts), an eccentric artist, and alcoholic father (Woody Harrelson) to try to stir their children’s imagination with hope as a distraction to their poverty. Bogart will play Robbie; no character details were announced. Destin Cretten is directing The Glass Castle… Read

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Mary J. Blige Joins Cast of ‘Mudbound’ With Jason Mitchell, Jason Clarke, Garrett Hedland & Carey Mulligan

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EXCLUSIVE: Soul singer Mary J. Blige has joined the cast of Dee Rees’ Mudbound alongside Jason Mitchell, Jason Clarke, Garrett Hedland and Carey Mulligan. The project, which starts filming soon in New Orleans, follows two men returning home from World War II to work on a farm in rural Mississippi. Once there, they struggle to deal with racism and adjust to postwar life. Cassian Elwes, Charles King, Kim Roth, Sally Jo Effenson Chris Lemole, Tim Zajaros and Carl Effenson… Read

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Omar Miller Joins ‘Above Suspicion’; Rooster Teeth Kickstarts Another $1M; ‘The Last Gold’ Swims With Tugg

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Omar Miller (HBO’s Ballers) is set to join Jack Huston and Emilia Clarke in Phillip Noyce's Above Suspicion, a thriller that has been adapted from the book by New York Times columnist Joe Sharkey. Miller will portray Denver Rhodes, a hard-working criminal who tips off the FBI over a sour deal. Chris Gerolmo adapted the true story of a newly married FBI poster boy assigned to an Appalachian mountain town in Kentucky where he is drawn into an illicit affair with an… Read

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‘The Kennedys: After Camelot’: Brett Donahue Cast As John F. Kennedy Jr. In Reelz Mini

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Brett Donahue has been cast as John F. Kennedy Jr. in The Kennedys: After Camelot, Reelz and Muse Entertainment's followup to The Kennedys 2011 miniseries. As the son of President John F. Kennedy and First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy, John F. Kennedy Jr. was only three years old when his dad was assassinated. JFK Jr. grew up surrounded by Secret Service and faced his teen and young adult years with paparazzi and intense public interest in everything he did. Balancing personal… Read

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‘Sense8’ Casts Ben Cole; Alexander DiPersia Joins ‘Good Girls Revolt’

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Ben Cole (Demolition) has joined the Season 2 cast of the Wachowski siblings' Netflix drama series Sense8. Created, written and executive produced by Lilly and Lana Wachowski and J. Michael Straczynski, the sci-fi series centers on eight strangers around the world who suddenly are linked mentally and emotionally. Cole will play Todd, a new sensate who longs to be “normal,” rejecting the gifts he’s been born with. Cole, repped by Stewart Talent and One Entertainment, was… Read

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‘One Day At A Time’: Eric Nenninger & Fiona Gubelmann Cast As Recurring

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Eric Nenninger (Malcolm in the Middle) and Wilfred alumna Fiona Gubelmann have booked recurring roles opposite Justina Machado and Rita Moreno in One Day At A Time, Netflix's remake of Norman Lear's classic sitcom. The 13-episode multi-camera comedy, written by Gloria Calderon Kellett and Mike Royce, revolves around a Cuban-American family, centering on a recently separated former military mom who is navigating a new single life while raising her radical teenaged daughter… Read

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‘Dirk Gently’: ‘Compton’s Neil Brown Jr., Richard Schiff & More Join BBC America Series

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BBC America has added cast to Dirk Gently, BBC America's eight-episode series based on the cult Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency novels by Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy author Douglas Adams. Filming got underway today in Vancouver, with premiere slated for the fall. Written by Max Landis, Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency is a comedic thriller that follows the bizarre adventures of eccentric "holistic" detective Dirk Gently (Samuel Barnett) and his… Read

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‘Fuller House’: Juan Pablo di Pace & Scott Weinger Upped To Regulars For Season 2

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Juan Pablo di Pace and Scott Weinger, who both recurred on Season 1 of Fuller House, Netflix’s reboot of the classic ABC sitcom, have been promoted to regulars for Season 2. Di Pace plays Fernando, the "inappropriately passionate" ex-husband of Kimmy Gibler (Andrea Barber). Quite the playboy, Fernando is relentless in his attempts to reunite with his ex-wife, and he maintains a close relationship with their daughter Ramona (Soni Bringas). Weinger plays Steve Hale, the… Read

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Simon Pegg & Mike Myers Join Feature Thriller ‘Terminal’

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Simon Pegg, Mike Myers, Max Irons (The Riot Club) and Dexter Fletcher (Lock, Stock And Two Smoking Barrels, Kick-Ass) have joined Margot Robbie in the cast of Vaughn Stein's noir thriller Terminal. Terminal tells the story of two hit-men (Fletcher and Irons) as they embark on a borderline suicide mission for a mysterious employer and a high paycheck. Along the way, the unlikely pair come across a dynamic woman named Annie (Robbie) who may be more involved than they had… Read

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Franka Potente Joins ‘Dark Matter’ Season 2 As Recurring

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Franka Potente (The Bridge, Copper) has booked a recurring role on Season 2 of Syfy's space opera Dark Matter. The series, created by Stargate writers/EPs Joseph Mallozzi and Paul Mullie, follows six people who wake up on a derelict spaceship with no memories of who they are or how they got onboard. Potente will play Commander Shaddick, Chief Inspector of the Galactic Authority Serious Crimes Division. She is cool, calculated and determined to prove the crew of the Raza… Read

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Alicia Coppola Joins ‘Cowgirl’s Story’; Johnathon Schaech Lands Roles In ‘Philly Fury’, ‘Day Of The Dead’

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Alicia Coppola has joined the cast of Cowgirl's Story, a military family drama from actress-producer Bailee Madison. Coppola will play Lt. Helen Rhones, a helicopter pilot in Afghanistan and mom to Madison’s Dusty Rhodes. Written, directed and co-produced by Timothy Armstrong and inspired by Louisa May Alcott's classic Little Women, Cowgirl’s Story tells the stories of high school cowgirls holding down the home front while their military parents are on duty in… Read

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‘Young & Hungry’ Spinoff: Steve Talley Set As Male Lead, Ryan Pinkston Cast, Title & Other Details Revealed

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Steve Talley (Pretty Little Liars) has been cast as the male lead opposite Ashley Tisdale and Aimee Carrero in Freeform’s Young & Hungry spinoff, now in the works. The project, which will be titled Young & Sofia, will be introduced as a planned spinoff in the eighth episode of Young & Hungry‘s current fourth season. Also guest starring in that episode with an option to be a series regular on the potential spinoff is Ryan Pinkston, who recently co-starred alongside Tisdale… Read