‘The Good Doctor’: Lisa Edelstein To Recur On Season 2, Sets ‘House’ Reunion
EXCLUSIVE: Great news for House fans: Lisa Edelstein is set to join the cast of the ABC medical drama The Good Doctor. She is slated to recur in several episodes beginning with the Season 2 premiere, reuniting with The Good Doctor creator/executive producer David Shore for the first time since their seven-year tenure together on another hit medical drama, Fox’s House.
On The Good Doctor, from Sony Pictures TV and ABC Studios, Edelstein will play Dr. Blaize, an expert… Read
‘IT Chapter Two’: Xavier Dolan & Will Beinbrink Cast In New Line Sequel
EXCLUSIVE: Xavier Dolan and Will Beinbrink have landed supporting roles in New Line Cinema's IT Chapter Two for director Andy Muschietti, who helmed the original. The sequel portrays the kids — members of the Losers’ Club, who were tormented by Pennywise — as adults. James McAvoy plays Bill, Bill Hader is Richie, Jessica Chastain is Beverly, James Ransone is Eddie, Andy Bean is Stanley, Jay Ryan is Ben and Isaiah Mustafa is Mike. Bill Skarsgard returns as Pennywise.
Felicity Huffman Joins Angela Bassett And Patricia Arquette In ‘Otherhood’ At Netflix
EXCLUSIVE: Felicity Huffman, Jake Lacy and Jake Hoffman have joined Angela Bassett and Patricia Arquette in the romantic comedy feature Otherhood for Netflix. The project is being produced by Cathy Schulman and Jason Michael Berman (The Birth of a Nation). The movie is currently underway in New York with helmer Cindy Chupack.
Huffman, who most recently appeared in the ABC anthology series American Crime, earning Emmy nominations for each of its three seasons, is coming… Read
‘Now Apocalypse’: Desmond Chiam & Taylor Hart Set To Recur On Starz Comedy Series
Desmond Chiam (The Shannara Chronicles) and Taylor Hart (House of Lies) are set for recurring roles opposite Avan Jogia, Kelli Bergland, Beau Mirchoff and Roxane Mesquida on Now Apocalypse, Starz's upcoming original half-hour comedy series from creator/executive producer Gregg Araki and Steven Soderbergh.
Co-written by Araki, who also directs, and Vogue.com sex columnist Karley Sciortino, Now Apocalypse is a 10-episode surreal, coming-of-age comedy that follows Ulysses… Read
McG Assembles Cast For Netflix Film ‘Rim Of The World’
EXCLUSIVE: Jack Gore (The Kids Are Alright), Miya Cech (The Darkest Minds), Benjamin Flores Jr. (Transformers: The Last Knight), King Bach (The Babysitter), Alessio Scalzotto (Genius: Picasso), Lynn Collins (Manhunt: Unabomber), Annabeth Gish (The X-Files) and Michael Beach (Aquaman) have been tapped to star in Rim of the World, director McG’s third feature for Netflix.
Zack Stentz wrote the script which follows four misfit teenagers who become unlikely allies when their… Read
James Cromwell, Bruce Dern & More Join Civil War-Era Drama ‘Emperor’
EXCLUSIVE: Oscar nominees James Cromwell and Bruce Dern have signed on for Emperor, joining previously announced star Dayo Okeniyi in the Civil War-abolitionist film directed by former Lionsgate exec Mark Amin. Paul Scheer, Harry Lennix, Naturi Naughton, Mykelti Williamson, Ben Robson, Keean Johnson, and Kat Graham are also attached to co-star in the film, which hails from Amin’s Sobini Films banner.
Inspired by the true story, the pic follows Shields Green (Okeniyi), who… Read
‘Good Trouble’: Molly McCook & Josh Pence Set To Recur In ‘Fosters’ Spinoff
Molly McCook (The Ranch) and Josh Pence (La La Land) have joined the recurring cast of Good Trouble, Freeform’s The Fosters spinoff. Production has begun in Los Angeles for premiere in 2019.
The series follows Callie (Maia Mitchell) and Mariana (Cierra Ramirez) as they embark on the next phase of their young-adult lives in Los Angeles.
McCook will play Rebecca, a fellow law clerk with Callie, whose grandfather is a Republican U.S. Senator and comes from a political… Read
‘Kansas City’: Andrew Caldwell, Jade Pettyjohn & Anthony Keyvan Cast In Hulu Comedy Pilot
Andrew Caldwell (iZombie), Jade Pettyjohn (School of Rock) and Anthony Keyvan (Fresh Off The Boat) are set as series regulars opposite John Slattery, Rafe Spall and Allison Tollman in Hulu's political, dystopian half-hour comedy pilot Kansas City, from Amblin TV and Sony Pictures TV.
Set in Kansas City, the single-camera project, which has yet to get a formal pilot greenlight but already is in production, was written by Zev Borow (Lethal Weapon), with Rhys Thomas (Comrade… Read
‘The Crown’: ‘The Exorcist’ Star Ben Daniels To Play Antony Armstrong-Jones In Season 3 Of Netflix’s Royal Drama
The Crown has found its next Antony Armstrong-Jones to star alongside Helena Bonham Carter's Princess Margaret. The Exorcist star Ben Daniels is joining Netflix's royal drama for the third season.
British actor Daniels replaces Matthew Goode as Armstrong-Jones, the photographer and royal husband, for the next season of the Left Bank Pictures-produced series. Daniels, who is repped by Gersh and Hamilton Hodell, has previously recurred on Netflix's House of Cards and has… Read
‘Raising Dion’: Jason Ritter To Star In Netflix’s Superhero Family Drama Series
Former Kevin (Probably) Saves The World star Jason Ritter has been cast in a key role in Netflix’s straight-to-series hourlong sci-fi family drama Raising Dion, based on commercial and music video director Dennis Liu's short film about an African-American single mother who discovers her young son has multiple, constantly changing abilities. The project comes from Liu, Creed star Michael B. Jordan, who will have a supporting role, veteran showrunner Carol Barbee (UnReal, Ju… Read
Serinda Swan To Star In CBC Drama Series ‘Coroner’
Former Inhumans star Serinda Swan has been tapped to star in CBC’s upcoming drama series Coroner, created by Morwyn Brebner (Saving Hope).
Inspired by M.R. Hall’s best-selling book series, Coroner centers on a newly appointed coroner investigating suspicious deaths in Toronto. Production will begin in late summer 2018 in and around Toronto with the series set to premiere on CBC in winter 2019.
Swan will play the title role of Jenny Cooper, a brave, determined yet… Read
Kristen Wiig Exits Apple Comedy Series Because Of ‘Wonder Woman’ Conflict, Project Eyes Recasting
EXCLUSIVE: Saturday Night Live alumna Kristen Wiig has departed Apple’s upcoming comedy series, which she was attached to star in and executive produce, because of a scheduling conflict with Wonder Woman. The untitled half-hour project, inspired by Curtis Sittenfeld's short story collection You Think It, I'll Say It, is currently on hold as Apple and the producers evaluate their options, including proceeding with a different actress.
Apple closed a deal for a… Read