‘Dare Me’: Rob Heaps, Zach Roerig & Paul Fitzgerald Among Seven Cast In USA Pilot
Rob Heaps (Imposters), Zach Roerig (The Vampire Diaries) and Paul Fitzgerald (Veep, GLOW) are set as series regulars opposite Willa Fitzgerald, Herizen Guardiola and Marlo Kelly in the USA Network pilot Dare Me, from Universal Cable Productions and Film 44. In addition, Joyful Drake (Let’s Stay Together), Tammy Blanchard (Tallulah, Into The Woods), Antonio J. Bell (Nigerian Prince) and Alison Thornton (Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce) round out the cast in key recurring… Read
‘Star Trek Discovery’ Finds Its Spock In ’10 Things I Hate About You’ Alum
CBS All Access' ever expanding Trekverse just got a little brighter by settling on who will portray one of its biggest and most iconic stars.
Picking up on the half Vulcan and half human role portrayed by the late Leonard Nimoy in the original series and Zachary Quinto in the most recent big screen reboot, Ethan Peck will play Spock in Season 2 of Star Trek Discovery. In the Discovery narrative, which takes place about a decade before the adventures of the original Trek… Read
‘This Is Us’: Michael Angarano To Play Jack’s Brother In Season 3 Of NBC Series
As This Is Us goes to Vietnam to chronicle Jack’s time during the war, we will meet his brother. Michael Angarano (I’m Dying Up Here) is set to recur on the upcoming third season of the acclaimed NBC drama series, playing Nicky, Jack’s (Milo Ventimiglia) brother.
Series creator Dan Fogelman told Deadline last month that the series will be "diving heavy" into patriarch Jack's experience in Vietnam in Season 3. To help with the accurate portrayal of the war, This Is Us in… Read
‘The Middle’ Spinoff Starring Eden Sher Gets Pilot Production Commitment At ABC
It’s official. More Sue Heck is on the way. ABC has given a pilot production commitment to a spinoff from the middle-class family comedy The Middle toplined by series co-star Eden Sher. The Sue Heck Spinoff (pka The Middle spinoff) comes from The Middle creators/executive producers Eileen Heisler and DeAnn Heline and studio Warner Bros. TV.
Written by Heisler and Heline, the half-hour single camera comedy follows the twentysomething adventures of eternal optimist Sue Heck… Read
‘Documentary Now!’ To Tackle Sondheim, Stritch & The Ladies Who Lunch
IFC’s Documentary Now! will take on Sondheim, Stritch and the ladies who lunch in a 2019 episode parodying D.A. Pennebaker’s classic making-of Company documentary.
The episode, called “Original Cast Album: Co-Op”, will chronicle the recording of a cast album for the fictional musical Co-Op. Taran Killam, John Mulaney and James Urbaniak play producers overseeing the recording for the cast album.
Alex Brightman (Broadway’s School of Rock), Richard Kind, Paula Pell and Renee… Read
‘Knightfall’ Renewed For Season 2 With Mark Hamill Joining Cast & Aaron Helbing As Showrunner
History has ordered a second season of its medieval drama series Knightfall, with Star Wars‘ Mark Hamill joining the cast and Aaron Helbing (The Flash, Spartacus: War of the Damned) set as showrunner and executive producer. Also joining the Season 2 cast is Tom Forbes (The Bastard Executioner, Wolf Hall) and Genevieve Gaunt (The Royals).
Starring Tom Cullen, Knightfall, from A+E Studios, Jeremy Renner’s The Combine and Midnight Radio, goes inside the medieval politics and… Read
‘The Fix’: Abraham Lim To Recur In ABC Drama Series In Gender-Switching Recasting
Abraham Lim (The Glee Project) is set for a recurring role in a recasting on ABC’s new legal drama The Fix, from Marcia Clark, Mandeville TV and ABC Studios.
Co-written by Clark, The Fix centers on Maya Travis (Robin Tunney), an L.A. district attorney who suffers a devastating defeat when prosecuting an A-list actor for double murder. With her high-profile career derailed, she flees for a quieter life in Washington. Eight years later when this same celebrity is under… Read
‘Mulan’ Rounds Out Cast, Reveals First-Look Photo As Filming Underway On Live-Action Movie
Rosalind Chao (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine), Cheng Pei-Pei (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon) and Nelson Lee have joined the cast of Disney’s Mulan, the latest live-action remake of the studio’s animated classics. Production is now underway on the Niki Caro-directed pic with locations in New Zealand and China.
The studio also offered up a first-look photo of Yifei Liu as Mulan (check it out above) in the story of a fearless young woman who masquerades as a man to fight… Read
Oliver Stone To Direct Benicio Del Toro In Next Movie ‘White Lies’; New York-Set Drama Eyes Spring 2019 Shoot
Sicario star Benicio Del Toro will lead the cast in Oliver Stone’s next directorial outing White Lies. The three-time Oscar winner Stone has written the script for the intimate New York-set drama, which tonally will mark a departure for the big-canvas director.
In a story covering three generations, the film will follow Jack (Del Toro), a child of divorce now repeating his parents' mistakes in his own marriage and with his troubled son. Feeling trapped, he embarks on a… Read
Marilyn Monroe Lost Nude Scene From ‘The Misfits’ Discovered
A nude scene long believed lost featuring Marilyn Monroe in John Huston’s The Misfits has been re-discovered. The footage, cut from the film by Huston, was previously believed to have been destroyed.
Author Charles Casillo made the discovery during the research for his book, Marilyn Monroe: The Private Life of a Public Icon, out via St. Martin’s Press on Tuesday.
Casillo interviewed Curtice Taylor, son of Misfits producer Frank Taylor, and learned that he has kept the… Read
‘Kim Possible’ Voices Set For Live Action Disney Channel Update
Christy Carlson Romano – the voice of the original Kim Possible – will have a cameo in the live-action Disney Channel movie update, set for a 2019 debut.
Romano revealed her appearance today during “D23's Saturday Morning on the Lot,” a live event held at the Burbank studios celebrating ABC and Disney Channel cartoons from 1997–2007, including the original Kim Possible animated series.
Also revealed: comedian/actor Patton Oswalt will play Professor Dementor in the live… Read
‘Dead To Me’: Max Jenkins & Luke Roessler Cast As Series Regulars In Netflix Dark Comedy
Max Jenkins (The Mysteries of Laura) and Luke Roessler (Legion) are set as series regulars opposite Christina Applegate and Linda Cardellini in Dead to Me, Netflix's half-hour dark comedy series from writer Liz Feldman, Will Ferrell and Adam McKay's Gloria Sanchez Prods. and CBS TV Studios.
Written by Feldman, Dead to Me, which has a 10-episode straight-to-series order, has been described as a comedic Big Little Lies. It is about a powerful friendship that blossoms… Read