James Cameron Avatar set

Lots of casting notices, plus fresh plot details and a new spin on an old score. After the jump:

  • Gbenga Akinnagbe joins Independence Day 2
  • Colman Domingo will Fear the Walking Dead
  • Cristine Rose will return for Heroes Reborn
  • Wyatt Russell is on board for Goon 2
  • Fuller House will give Danny a hot new wife
  • Open Season is getting yet another sequel
  • Get more details on Netflix’s Wet Hot prequel
  • Fox CEO addresses the delayed Avatar sequels
  • Thomas Tull gets a chunk of Jurassic World money
  • Listen to Michael Giacchino‘s Jurassic World score

Independence Day 2 is shoring up its defenses against the aliens. Gbenga Akinnagbe has joined the cast as Travis, a Secret Service agent assigned to protect former president Whitmore (Bill Pullman). Akinnagbe is known for his roles in The Good Wife, The Following, and 24: Live Another Day. Independence Day 2 opens June 24, 2016. [Deadline]


Colman Domingo has found a recurring role on Fear the Walking Dead, AMC’s prequel / spinoff of The Walking Dead. He’ll play Strand, described as “a smart and sophisticated man with a mysterious past.” Domingo’s previous credits include Lincoln, Selma, and Lee Daniels’ The Butler. Fear the Walking Dead premieres later this year on AMC. [Deadline]


Heroes Reborn‘s roster of returning cast members continues to grow with the addition of Cristine Rose, who played Angela Petrelli in the original series. She joins fellow Heroes stars Sendhil Ramamurthy, Greg Grunberg, Jimmy Jean-Louis, Masi Oka, and Jack Coleman. Heroes Reborn airs this fall on NBC. [TVLine]


Goon: Last of the Enforcers is bringing in some fresh meat. Wyatt Russell (22 Jump Street) is set to star in the film as Anders Cain, a hotheaded hotshot who becomes captain of the Halifax Highlanders when a lockout sends a bunch of pro hockey players down to the minors. The sports comedy sequel shoots this summer with Jay Baruchel directing. [Deadline]


Concerned about the state of Danny Tanner’s sex life? Fear not. Fuller House is currently casting for the role of his new wife Teri, an attractive and lively younger (40) black woman who has “quite an appetite for Danny and isn’t afraid to shower him with affection.”

Also doing just fine in that department is Kimmy. The production is looking for someone to play her “inappropriately passionate” ex-husband Fernando, who wants to get back together. [TVLine]


Click through for new details on Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp, the Jurassic World soundtrack, and more.

Continue Reading Sequel Bits >>

Pages: 1 2Next page

Cool Posts From Around the Web: