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Launch Pad Alum Conor Kyle Signs with Elevate Entertainment (Exclusive)

ConorKyle With his Top 10 script “Peter and the Wolves” landing a lot of interest around town, Kyle lands a manager and is gearing up to share his hauntingly psychological survival tale with the town!

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Sandra Bullock’s Sci-Fi Thriller “Bird Box” Fills Up With An Illustrious Supporting Cast

birdboxcastingTN“Moonlight’s” Trevante Rhodes, Jacki Weaver, Sarah Paulson, John Malkovich, Rosa Salazar and Lil Rel Howery join the ensemble.

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“Logan” Director James Mangold Sets New Film as “Disorder” Remake from Taylor Sheridan Script

James Mangold ExcerptAfter the financial and critical success of Logan, James Mangold is attached to direct Disorder, a remake of the 2015 French film from Sony and Escape Artists, the Tracking Board has confirmed. Taylor Sheridan wrote the script.

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Launch Pad Alum Mary Cardenas Signs with Elevate Entertainment (Exclusive)

Launch Pad Alumni ExcerptWriter Mary Cardenas has signed with Elevate Entertainment manager and partner Jenny Wood. Cardenas’s pilot Bus League Knocks earned a Top 25 spot in the 2016 Launch Pad Pilots Competition.

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TV Casting Round-Up: “Marvel’s Inhumans” Fills Out the Royal Family

inhumansMarvel’s Inhumans has added five new castmembers including one mysterious role, and Rosie Perez is set to headline NBC’s Drama High.

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Marvel’s “Inhumans” Finds its Medusa in “Graceland” Grad Serinda Swan

swan-medusa-excerptThe cast for Marvel’s Inhumans has been stacking up and after the announcement of Hell on Wheels star Anson Mount as Black Bolt, they wasted no time in naming Graceland alum Serinda Swan as Medusa, his wife and almighty Queen of the Inhumans.

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TV Casting Round-Up: Rain Valdez Joins “Lopez” Season Two in Major Arc

rain valdez 2George Lopez has politics on the mind heading into season two of his TV Land series Lopez, as Rain Valdez joins the show for an arc centering on transgender issues and when her character arrives in the series and butts heads with Lopez.

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TV Casting Round-Up: “Parks and Rec” Alum Retta Joins Mae Whitman for “Good Girls”

retta excerptRyan Murphy reunites with Glee‘s Darren Criss for the highly anticipated second season of American Crime Story and Parks and Recreation‘s Retta returns to NBC for the drama Good Girls

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THE KNOT (CHANEY) (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMA married woman befriends a lonely older man only to find that he’s harboring a mysterious secret that connects his past to her future.

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“Hell or High Water” Scribe Taylor Sheridan Tapped for “Disorder” Remake at Sony

taylor s excerptHell or High Water scribe Taylor Sheridan has been tapped by Sony Pictures and Escape Artists to write Disorder, a remake of a 2015 French thriller written by Alice Winocour and Jean Stephane Bron and directed by Winocour.

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DISORDER (REMAKE) (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMAn ex-French Special Forces soldier suffering from PTSD is hired to protect the wife and child of a wealthy Lebanese businessman while he is out of town.

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Jacki Weaver And Jason Schwartzman Set For “The Man Who Would Be Polka King”

weaver-schwartzman-excerptMaya Forbes and Wally Wolodarsky’s upcoming The Man Who Would Be Polka King has tapped Oscar-nominated actress Jacki Weaver and Jason Schwartzman to join Jack Black for the biopic based on the real-life polka star Jan Lewan.

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“Deadpool” Breakout Brianna Hildebrand & “X-Men” Star Alexandra Shipp Team Up For “Tragedy Girls” (EXCLUSIVE)

alex brianna 1Deadpool breakout Brianna Hildebrand and X-Men: Apocalypse star Alexandra Shipp are set to star in the horror comedy from director Tyler MacIntyre. MacIntyre co-wrote the script with Chris Hill.

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“Kingsman: The Golden Circle” Reunites Vinnie Jones With Matthew Vaughn

Premiere of NBC's "The Cape" - ArrivalsThe Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels star took to Twitter to announce his involvement in the Matthew Vaughn-directed sequel.

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SICARIO 2 (SALES)

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Logline kept under wraps, but will follow up with the original characters from the original.

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{Exclusive} Hilary Swank’s “Something Blue” Sets Scribes Alexa Alemanni And Joe Boothe

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Writing duo Alexa Alemanni and Joe Boothe have been tapped to adapt the follow-up to the 2011 romantic comedy Something Borrowed, produced by Hilary Swank. The duo were previously featured on the Young & Hungry List.

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Trio Of Actresses Join Lucy Hale In Comedy “Dude”

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After announcing actress Lucy Hale to star in Olivia Milch’s Dude, the film has found three actresses to complete the foursome: Alexandra Shipp, Kathryn Prescott, and Nora “Awkwafina” Lum.

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“Sicario” Sequel Being Planned at Lionsgate


Lionsgate has confirmed that they’re already developing a sequel to the just-released Sicario, focusing on Benicio del Toro’s hitman character. Sicario centers on a steely FBI agent (Emily Blunt) who finds herself involved in an off-the-books operation to bring down a Mexican drug kingpin.

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FALLING (SPEC)

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Kept under wraps, but pitched in the vein of The Sixth Sense, Silence of The Lambs, and Signs, with a female lead.

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Jimmy Jean-Louis Set To Return As “The Haitian” On “Heroes Reborn”

“Heroes Reborn” has cast another original series alum for the upcoming continuation of the show.

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Bryan Singer Announces New “X-Men: Apocalypse” Mutants Via Twitter

Trio of young up-and-comers join Bryan Singer’s “X-Men: Apocalypse.”

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Corin Hardy Takes Flight With “The Crow”

The meandering project finally has a set director.

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TV PILOT & SERIES CASTING (11.07.14)

A roundup of the week’s TV casting news!

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Jacki Weaver Takes a Trip to “Zeroville”

Weaver has been cast as James Franco’s mentor in the dramedy.

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Vinnie Jones Will Fail Starling City in “Arrow” Season 3

The British actor will play the invincible DC villain “Brick” in a series of mid-season episodes.

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TV Pilot & Series Casting (09.26.14)

A roundup of the week’s TV casting news!

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TV PILOT & SERIES CASTING (09.19.14)

A roundup of the week’s TV casting news!

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TV PILOT & SERIES CASTING (09.05.14)

A roundup of the week’s TV casting news!

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Julie Engelbrecht Takes on “The Last Witch Hunter”

Engelbrecht makes her American feature debut alongside Vin Diesel.

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TV PILOT & SERIES CASTING (07.18.14)

A roundup of the week’s TV casting news!

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