1980s los angeles lakers

After appearing on Boardwalk Empire, Waco, and The Little Drummer Girl, Oscar nominee Michael Shannon is heading back to television once again. He’ll play former Los Angeles Lakers owner Jerry Buss in a new HBO pilot which chronicles the high-flying “Showtime” era of the team during the 1980s. Adam McKay (Step Brothers, The Big Short) is executive producing the show and directing the pilot. Here’s what we know. Read More »

snake eyes cast

The G.I. Joe spin-off movie Snake Eyes has found its Storm Shadow. Warrior actor Andrew Koji will play the ninja, who was once close with Snake Eyes before becoming his bitter enemy. Henry Golding will play Snake Eyes, while Red and R.I.P.D. filmmaker Robert Schwentke directs a script from Beauty and the Beast writer Evan Spiliotopoulos.

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James Wan secret horror movie cast Annabelle Wallis George Young

Update: Variety reports that up-and-coming British actor George Young (Containment) has been cast as the male lead in Wan’s secret movie, which is now tentatively titled Silvercup. Our original article about the film’s initial casting announcement continues below.

James Wan’s secret horror movie has found its star in Annabelle Wallis. The Mummy star, who recently appeared in Showtime’s Roger Ailes miniseries The Loudest Voice, has been tapped to lead the James Wan horror movie cast, though details are still being kept under wraps.

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legends of tomorrow cast exits

DC’s Legends of Tomorrow is losing two of its Legends. Brandon Routh and Courtney Ford are leaving the CW superhero series, Routh after five seasons and Ford after two seasons on the show. Read more about the Legends of Tomorrow cast exits below.

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cowboy bebop cast

Every western neo-noir needs a doomed ingenue, and the beautifully tragic Julia is that to John Cho‘s grizzled bounty hunter Spike Siegel in Netflix’s upcoming Cowboy Bebop adaptation. The live-action remake of the acclaimed anime series created by Shinichiro Watanabe has found its Julia in Elena Satine, best known for her roles in Twin Peaks: The ReturnStrange Angel, and Revenge. Satine joins the Cowboy Bebop cast four months after Cho was announced as the lead in the 10-episode Netflix series.

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Robert Rodriguez Directing We Can Be Heroes Movie

Every week, it seems like another high profile filmmaker heads to Netflix to make a movie, and this week it’s Alita: Battle Angel and Sin City director Robert Rodriguez signing up for a new project at the streaming service.

We Can Be Heroes will have Robert Rodriguez writing, directing and producing an original story with Isn’t It Romantic and Baywatch co-star Priyanka Chopra Jonas starring, though the story will focus on a group of kids whose parents are kidnapped by aliens, but it’s not just an alien abduction story. Find out more about this We Can Be Heroes movie below. Read More »

joaquin phoenix joker

Joaquin Phoenix is a hard man to win over, but somehow The Hangover director Todd Phillips did, with a can of face paint and some green hair dye. But it took more than that to convince the Oscar-nominated actor to sign on to Joker. Phoenix revealed why he took on the role of the Clown Prince of Crime in the upcoming Joker origin film when he has been notoriously resistant to blockbusters.

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eurovision cast

Demi Lovato has the X-Factor to join the Eurovision cast. The pop singer is joining the cast of Will Ferrell‘s Netflix comedy inspired by the real-life global singing competition that captivates all of Europe and baffles most of America. Lovato has been cast as an Icelandic singer with an “angelic” voice.

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ghost draft cast

Ghost Draft, a sci-fi thriller featuring alien invasions, time travel, and Chris Pratt, is looking to add a few new cast members: Betty GilpinJ.K. Simmons, and Sam Richardson. Gilpin and Richardson’s roles remain a secret, but Simmons would likely be playing Pratt’s father. Chris McKay, the filmmaker behind The LEGO Batman Movie, is directing from a script by Zach Dean.

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Tracy Morgan Joins Coming 2 America Cast

The cast of the comedy sequel Coming 2 America is already packed to the gills. Eddie Murphy and Arsenio Hall are again starring in the movie that takes them out of the fictional African nation of Zamunda and back to Queens, New York. Not only are several cast members from the original movie joining them, but there’s are plenty of new names joining the roster, and one more has just been added. Saturday Night Live and 30 Rock cast member Tracy Morgan has landed a key role in the Coming 2 America cast. Read More »