the dead don't die

Jim Jarmusch has already directed a modern classic about vampires, so why not zombies? The Paterson and Only Lovers Left Alive director has announced that his next project will be a zombie comedy titled The Dead Don’t Die, featuring a who’s who of past Jarmusch collaborators, including Bill Murray, Adam Driver, Tilda Swinton, Steve Buscemi, and Chloë Sevigny.

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Frozen 2 cast

Evan Rachel Wood and Sterling K. Brown are heading to Arendelle. Fresh off of their piping hot Emmy nominations for their work in the most recent seasons of Westworld and This Is Us, respectively, the pair are now officially joining Walt Disney Animation’s Frozen 2 cast.
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Scarlett Johansson drops out of rub and tug

Scarlett Johansson has dropped out of Rub & Tug, the biopic about a transgender Pittsburgh crime boss that sparked an uproar over whether the cisgender actress should play a trans man.

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danai gurira next role

Hot off the heels of her scene-stealing turn in Black PantherDanai Gurira is preparing for franchise domination. The career of the the Walking Dead star is looking as alive as ever, with Gurira entering early talks to star in the upcoming Godzilla vs. Kong, and circling a potential role in the Star Trek sequel.

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us cast

Jordan Peele‘s upcoming thriller Us has added another actor to its star-studded cast. Tim Heidecker has joined the cast, joining the likes of Lupita Nyong’o, Elisabeth Moss and Winston Duke in Peele’s highly anticipated follow-up to his ground-breaking horror hit, Get Out.

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antlers cast

Keri Russell is about to a very busy former spy. Now that The Americans has wrapped its acclaimed six-season run, Russell finds herself in high demand, lining up projects to space and beyond. Hot off the heels of her recruitment to Lucasfilm’s Star Wars: Episode 9, Russell is reportedly in talks to join the Antlers cast, a supernatural horror film produced by Guillermo del Toro.

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casting bits

A whole bunch of casting news happened this week, and we went ahead and rounded it all up for you in one spot. You’re welcome! In this edition of Casting Bits:

  • Ben Affleck and more join Anne Hathaway in Dee Rees new movie The Last Thing He Wanted.
  • Julianne Moore will co-star with Amy Adams in The Woman in the Window.
  • Ralph Fiennes will star in Terry Gilliam‘s Mr. Vertigo.
  • Rosario Dawson takes the lead in USA Network pilot Briarpatch.
  • Michael C. Hall, Cleopatra Coleman, and Bokeem Woodbine will appear in the Netflix drama In The Shadow of the Moon.
  • Quentin Tarantino has added even more people to his never-ending Once Upon a Time in Hollywood cast.

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bad education cast

Blockers breakout star Geraldine Viswanathan is graduating to even bigger and better projects. The rising star has joined the Bad Education cast, where she will star opposite Hugh Jackman.

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17 Bridges

After becoming a household name playing the King of Wakanda in huge box office hits like Marvel Studios’ Captain America: Civil War, Black Panther, and Avengers: Infinity War, actor Chadwick Boseman is stepping away from the Marvel universe – temporarily, at least – to headline a brand new action movie of his own. Boseman is co-producing and starring in 17 Bridges, a police thriller from STXfilms that’s also set to be produced by Infinity War directors Anthony and Joe Russo. Read on for a breakdown of the movie’s plot. Read More »

Y The Last Man cast

Earlier this year, the seemingly impossible happened: FX actually ordered a pilot for a TV adaptation of writer Brian K. Vaughn and artist Pia Guerra‘s beloved comic book Y: The Last Man. The project had been kicking around Hollywood for over a decade, flirting with a movie version several times before eventually finding a suitor on television at FX.

Now the Y The Last Man cast has been announced, and American Animals star Barry Keoghan has been tapped to play the male lead. In addition, Diane Lane (Justice League) has joined the cast in a key role as a Senator, and we also know who will play Agent 355, the lead’s sister Hero, and more. Read on to learn about the rest of the cast. Read More »