‘Child’s Play’ Series May Be Headed To TV After Creator Twitter Tease
The American horror/slasher series Child’s Play may be coming to television. Series creator Don Mancini sent out a Twitter gif tease today touting “Child’s Play: The TV Series,” admonishing, “Do not adjust your set.”
The long-running Child’s Play film series (referred to as “Chucky,” the demonic doll who is the star of the show, since 1998’s Bride of Chucky) started in 1988, running through six sequels, most recently 2017’s Cult of Chucky.
The films are centered around… Read
‘Scorpion’ Actress Jadyn Wong Joins ‘Needle In A Timestack’; Raymond J. Barry Cast In ‘Made In Chinatown’
Jadyn Wong has been added John Ridley's next feature Needle In A Timestack, which follows a couple who work to hold their marriage together in a world where time travel is possible, and the past and present are ever fluctuating. The film stars Leslie Odom Jr., Cynthia Erivo, Freida Pinto, and Orlando Bloom. Ridley is directing the pic, which he adapted from a short story by Robert Silverberg. Zanne Devine, David Thwaites, and BRON'S Aaron L. Gilbert are producing along… Read
‘Legends Of Tomorrow’: Courtney Ford Upped To Series Regular For Season 4
EXCLUSIVE: The Legends should be bracing for a lot more of the villainous Nora Darhk. Courtney Ford, who recurred as the character on DC’s Legends of Tomorrow last season, has been promoted to a series regular for the upcoming fourth season of the CW series.
Nora Darhk is the the evil daughter of Arrowverse uber villain Damien Darhk (Neal McDonough), who squared off with the Legends when she and her father attempted to release a time demon named Mallus into the world… Read
‘Happy Together’: Victor Williams Joins New CBS Comedy Series In Recasting
EXCLUSIVE: Former The King of Queens star Victor Williams is returning to multi-camera comedy and to CBS as a series regular opposite Damon Wayans Jr. and Amber Stevens West in the network’s new series Happy Together, from writers Tim McAuliffe and Austen Earl, The Late Late Show With James Corden executive producer Ben Winston and pop star Harry Styles.
Williams will play Gerald, Claire's (West) father and Peter’s (Wayans) father-in-law, a former doctor who, with his… Read
‘Kim Possible’: ‘Raven’s Home’ Star Issac Ryan Brown Joins Cast Of Disney Channel Movie
Raven’s Home star Issac Ryan Brown has signed on to the cast of Disney Channel’s live-action movie version of animated hit Kim Possible.
The comedy-adventure follows Kim Possible (Sadie Stanley), an everyday teen who traverses the social hierarchy of high school and, with her loyal best friend Ron Stoppable (Sean Giambrone) and his naked mole-rat Rufus by her side, saves the world from power-hungry villains Drakken (Todd Stashwick)) and Shego (Taylor Ortega), among… Read
‘Shameless’: Dan Lauria & Ashley Romans Set To Recur In Season 9
Veteran Dan Lauria and Ashley Romans (I’m Dying Up Here) have booked recurring roles on the upcoming ninth season of Showtime’s hit series Shameless, starring William H. Macy and Emmy Rossum.
In season nine, political fervor hits the South Side and the Gallaghers take justice into their own hands. A few highlights — Frank (Macy) sees financial opportunity in campaigning and decides to give voice to the underrepresented South Side working man. Fiona (Rossum) tries to build… Read
‘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