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TV Casting Round-Up (03.29.17) – “Real O’Neals” Actor to Lead “Living Biblically”, Ryan Hansen Stops By “Real Life”, Michael Landes Replaces Tim DeKay, and More…

ryan hansen excerptReal O’Neals‘ star Jay R. Ferguson has signed on to star in Living Biblically, putting the show in second position after the ABC sitcom which is unlikely to get a third season order. Meanwhile, Sharp Objects rounds out its cast with the addition of three recurring roles.

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TV Casting Round-Up (03.22.17) – John Cho Lands Recurring Romantic Role on “Difficult People,” David Boreanaz to Star as Navy SEAL on CBS, and More…

John Cho ExcerptJohn Cho has landed a recurring — and romantic — role in Hulu’s Difficult People while David Boreanaz is trading in his fangs and badge to play a Navy SEAL.

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John Krasinski, Emily Blunt to Star in “A Quiet Place,” Which He’ll Also Direct for Paramount

John Krasinski Emily Blunt A Quiet PlaceMichael Bay, Andrew Form and Brad Fuller of Platinum Dunes will produce the film, which comes on the heels of Krasinski’s starring turn in Bay’s Paramount pic 13 Hours.

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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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Joseph Fiennes Lands Lead Role in “The Handmaid’s Tale” from Hulu

Joseph Fiennes ExcerptSamira Wiley and Elisabeth Moss are going to be joined by English actor Joseph Fiennes in the adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s book The Handmaid’s Tale for Hulu. The online streaming service has picked up the drama from creator-writer Bruce Miller for 10 episodes.

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Cannes Spotlight: Martin Scorsese Mobster Pic Garners Buzz, Halle Berry & Michael Douglas Set For “Silence”

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We’re a couple days into the Cannes Film Festival and there’s a considerable amount of buzz around Martin Scorsese’s forthcoming The Irishman and the long list of deals to report including the Halle Berry and Michael Douglas drama Silence.

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Vanessa Redgrave And Joely Richardson Board Henry James’ “Aspern Papers” — Cannes

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Real life mother and daughter, Vanessa Redgrave and Joely Richardson, have signed on for Julien Landais’ adaptation of Henry James’ Aspern Papers.

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TV CASTING ROUND-UP: Cloris Leachman Joins Ian McShane & Ricky Whittle In “American Gods”

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Starz continues fill out their cast for the adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s American Gods as they add Cloris Leachman, Peter Stormare, Chris Obi, and Mousa Kraish.

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TV Casting Round-Up: Sean Harris And Yetide Badaki Join Neil Gaiman’s “American Gods”

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Sean Harris and Yetide Badaki have joined the Starz series American Gods, opposite Ian McShane; Bojana Novakovic will play the female lead opposite Wilmer Valderrama in Four Stars; Speechless adds John Ross Bowie and more in today’s TV casting round-up!

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{Exclusive} Anthony Mackie Heads From “Captain America: Civil War” Into The “Wetlands”

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Avenger Anthony Mackie may be taking a break from saving the world to star in a new indie noir Wetlands. He’ll be working opposite Suicide Squad’s Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje.

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One Direction’s Harry Styles Set For Role In Christopher Nolan’s “Dunkirk”

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There’s word today that One Direction singer Harry Styles has accepted a supporting role in Christopher Nolan’s upcoming World War II action adventure pic, Dunkirk. Styles joins previously cast Tom Hardy, Kenneth Branagh, and Oscar winner Mark Rylance.

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Matthew McConaughey And Idris Elba Confirmed For Stephen King’s “The Dark Tower”

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Following months of speculation, it has been confirmed that Idris Elba and Matthew McConaughey will star in Sony’s adaptation of Stephen King’s The Dark Tower. With the A-listers on board, production on the long-awaited project is expected to begin this spring.

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Emily Blunt Rides To Equestria In “My Little Pony”

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Emily Blunt has signed on to voice a new character in the animated feature My Little Pony. The project from Lionsgate is based on the popular Hasbro franchise.

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Idris Elba Circles Lead Role In “The Mountain Between Us”

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Fresh off of his Screen Actors Guild win for supporting actor in Beasts of No Nation, Idris Elba may have found his next starring role in The Mountain Between Us at Fox 2000.

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THE MARRIOTT CELL (SALES)

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Based on the memoir by Mohamed Fahmy, a political thriller that covers the dramatic, televised arrest, trial, and incarceration of bureau chief Fahmy and his two colleagues in 2013.

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THE MARRIOTT CELL (FILM RIGHTS)

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A political thriller that covers the dramatic, televised arrest, trial, and incarceration of bureau chief Mohamed Fahmy and his two colleagues in 2013.

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TV Casting Round-Up: Tim Curry Heading Back To “Rocky Horror”

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Who will the original Dr. Frank-N-Furter play in Fox’s remake? Twisted‘s Kylie Bunbury is playing ball, Neil Patrick Harris to experience Unfortunate Events while Trisha Yearwood and Prince Royce are feeling the passion.

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Idris Elba Circling Lead In Stephen King’s “The Dark Tower”

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Idris Elba is said to be circling the lead role in Sony’s adaptation of Stephen King’s The Dark Tower. Elba would anchor the first of what Sony expects to be a multi-film franchise.

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Idris Elba Joins The Star-Studded Herd Of Disney’s “Zootopia”

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Idris Elba joins the massively star-studded cast of Disney’s new animated feature Zootopia in the role of Chief Bogo. He’ll lend his voice acting skills opposite Jason Bateman, Ginnifer Goodwin, Alan Tudyk, and Octavia Spencer.

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{EXCLUSIVE} Natasha Pulley’s “The Watchmaker of Filigree Street” Hot On The Rights Market

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Natasha Pulley’s debut novel, The Watchmaker of Filigree Street, has hit the market in search of the right mix of charm and elusiveness to match its unique story. Her work has been likened to that of Neil Gaiman.

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THE WATCHMAKER OF FILIGREE STREET (Film Rights)

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In 1883, Thaniel Steepleton returns to his tiny London flat to find a gold pocketwatch on his pillow. But he has bigger things to worry about than generous burglars; he is a telegraphist at the Home Office, which has just received a bomb threat.

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Emily Blunt May Be The Spoonful Of Sugar That Helps The New “Mary Poppins”

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The English actress has already proven herself musically in Into the Woods, so rumors that she may be the next to wield the flying umbrella look good.

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THE ACCIDENT SEASON (FILM RIGHTS)

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Every October Cara and her family become inexplicably and unavoidably accident-prone. This accident season—when Cara, her ex-stepbrother, Sam, and her best friend, Bea, are 17—is going to be a bad one. But not for the reasons they think.

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{TB EXCLUSIVE} Moira Fowley-Doyle’s Haunting YA Drama “The Accident Season” Debuts

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Moïra Fowley-Doyle’s YA debut, The Accident Season, has hit the market. Set to be published in the U.S. on August 18th, the novel centers on Cara and her family, who are inexplicably and unavoidably accident-prone, which are sometimes minor, but sometimes tragic.

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Corey Stoll, Jeannie Berlin, Ken Stott Join Woody Allen’s Star-Studded New Movie

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Corey Stoll, Jeannie Berlin, and Ken Stott are the latest additions to the cast of Woody Allen’s next movie. They join Blake Lively, Kristen Stewart, Jesse Eisenberg, Bruce Willis, and Parker Posey, who was announced in July.

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Relativity Media Looks to Jack Huston to Star as “The Crow”

Relativity Media hoping to finally get the remake of “The Crow” off the ground with Jack Huston.

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Rhys Ifan and Joely Richardson Added to Oliver Stone’s “Snowden”

Stone’s biopic is currently aiming for a Christmas release.

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Amr Waked Joins Gerard Butler in Dean Devlin’s Disaster Thriller “Geostorm”

Amr Waked lines up new action pic.

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James Norton Joins BBC’s “War and Peace” Mini-Series

Norton joins Lily James and Paul Dano in the BBC adaptation.

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TV PILOT & SERIES CASTING (11.07.14)

A roundup of the week’s TV casting news!

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