The Tracking Board’s Daily Debrief (04.18.17)

db-marvelInside Marvel Studios, From Ragnarok Casting News to Comic-Con and Everything Fit to Print in Between

Want updates on Black Panther? Thor: Ragnarok? Captain Marvel? Ant-Man and the Wasp? Spider-Man: Homecoming? Avengers: Infinity War? We’ve got you covered…

db-rizNightcrawler Reunion Set as Riz Ahmed Joins Jake Gyllenhaal in The Sisters Brothers

Joaquin Phoenix and John C. Reilly star in the indie film, which follows two brothers, Eli and Charlie Sisters, who are hired to kill a prospector who has stolen from their boss.

db-will-grace-reunionThe Runway — Your 2017 Pilot Survival Guide: NBC Comedies

A few years ago, NBC comedy was in a bad place. Though critically adored and beloved by many, flagship shows Parks & Rec and 30 Rock simply weren’t ratings juggernauts, so NBC had a choice to make: go broader with comedy development or continue to focus on smaller, quality projects. As with most things in television, the pursuit of money won out.

More News From Around The Web

  • Rosamund Pike has been set to portray Marie Colvin in the untitled film about the American reporter who worked in conflict zones including Chechnya, Kosovo, Sierra Leone, Zimbabwe and Sri Lanka, where she lost her left eye in 2001. (Deadline)

  • After a lot of waiting, the 2017 Tony Awards have finally found a host in Oscar and Tony Award-winning actor Kevin Spacey. (Variety)

  • Underground breakout Aisha Hinds has signed on to co-star in Legendary/Warner Bros’ upcoming sequel Godzilla: King Of The Monsters, with Michael Dougherty at the helm. (Deadline)

  • MarVista Entertainment and IM Global Television have teamed for King Kong Skull Island, the first live-action TV program set in the Kong Universe. (Deadline)

  • Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life will be submitted in the limited series categories for Emmy nominations. Producers of the Netflix revival had petitioned for the limited series designation rather than going into the toughest Emmy category of drama series. (Variety)

  • Comedy Central has ordered three new projects including scripted series Corporate, variety hybrid The New Negroes, and a U.S. spin on British import Taskmaster — which will be hosted by Reggie Watts. (The Hollywood Reporter)

  • Bravo has renewed the scripted drama Imposters starring Inbar Lavi for a second season. Creators Paul Adelstein and Adam Brooks will return with 10 new episodes in 2018, with production resuming in the fall. (The Hollywood Reporter)

  • Amazon has renewed its quirky genre-bending spy drama Patriot for Season 2, guaranteeing the further adventures of creator-writer-director Steven Conrad’s Tavner family. (Deadline)

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