Laurence Fishburne in Hannibal

The Roots remake has found its first big star. Laurence Fishburne will portray author Alex Haley in A&E’s upcoming event series, based on the 1976 book by the real-life Haley. James Earl Jones played the role in ABC’s 1977 adaptation. More on the Laurence Fishburne Roots casting after the jump. Read More »

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When Peggy strikes out for LA in Agent Carter Season 2, she’ll bring some of her friends along for the ride. According to a new report, James D’Arcy (Edwin Jarvis) and Enver Gjokaj (Agent Sousa) are both returning for the next run of episodes. Several other Season 1 stars are said to be nearing deals as well.

Hit the jump for more details on Agent Carter Season 2 casting — as well as a peek at what Agent Carter lead Hayley Atwell has been doing in her off time.  Read More »

Valentine's Day

After a few years’ hiatus, Valentine’s Day and New Year’s Eve director Garry Marshall is resuming his quest to turn every holiday on the calendar into a middling ensemble comedy. The next one on his list is Mother’s Day, and he’s already attracted quite the high-profile cast including Julia Roberts, Jennifer Aniston, Kate Hudson, and Jason Sudeikis.

More details on the Mothers Day Garry Marshall deal after the jump.  Read More »

Birdman

It was at Comic-Con 2014 that Legendary Pictures announced plans for Kong: Skull Island. Now as we approach Comic-Con 2015, the project has just suffered an unfortunate setback. Michael Keaton and J.K. Simmons have departed the project, leaving actor Tom Hiddleston all alone on the island.

More details on the Kong Skull Island Michael Keaton and JK Simmons exits after the jump. Read More »

Anthony Mackie in Captain America The Winter Soldier

Captain America’s big-screen buddy is set to portray another, even greater, American icon. Anthony Mackie will play Martin Luther King Jr. in HBO Films’ All the Way, opposite Bryan Cranston as U.S. president Lyndon B. Johnson. More details on the Anthony Mackie Martin Luther King Jr. casting after the jump.  Read More »

Wayward Pines season two

Is anyone out there watching M. Night Shyamalan and Chad Hodge‘s TV series Wayward Pines on Fox? The series debuted about two years after it was picked up by the network, and while it didn’t do so well when it premiered up against the season finales of The Blacklist and Scandal, it’s actually found a decent audience since then.

But while the live numbers weren’t anything to write home about, Wayward Pines gained a record percentage DVR lift of 90% for a 1.9 rating, which isn’t bad at all. In the weeks since, it’s actually gained a consistent viewership (especially after DVR numbers come in), but that could get shaken up if the show may get a second season with a whole new cast.

Find out more about Wayward Pines season two after the jump! Read More »

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Tyrese Gibson in Transformers Revenge of the Fallen

Dreams do come true — or so Tyrese Gibson would like us to believe, anyway. Earlier this year he wished really, really hard for a power ring, and now he’s dropping some massive hints about Green Lantern. He’s even teasing a potential Comic-Con announcement. More on the Tyrese Green Lantern casting rumors after the jump. Read More »

Twins sequel Triplets

With Arnold Schwarzenegger doing press for Terminator Genisys, we now have an update on the Twins sequel which has been in the works since 2012. Writer-actor Josh Gad was hired to write the screenplay for Triplets, but said earlier this year that the project was now “on hold”. Arnold seems to think there is forward momentum and claims that Eddie Murphy “loves the idea” and wants to join the threequel as the third brother.

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star trek 4 Cast

As cameras roll on Star Trek 3, Paramount is looking ahead to Star Trek 4. The studio has reportedly signed leads Chris Pine and Zachary Quinto for the next installment of its sci-fi franchise, which we are just going to assume will be titled Star Trek 4ever until Paramount says otherwise. (Star Trek 4eva would also be acceptable). More details on the Star Trek 4 cast deals after the jump.  Read More »