Directed by Stephen Gaghan (Syriana), production for the Universal release has already begun in London with Downey joined by Antonio Banderas, Michael Sheen, Harry Collett and Jim Broadbent.
Oscar-winning actor Adrien Brody has joined the cast of the BBC series Peaky Blinders and a Whedon alum has booked a three-episode arc on the CBS series Bull.
David Dastmalchian and Hiam Abbass will join Ryan Gosling, Harrison Ford, Robin Wright, and Dave Bautista in the follow up to Ridley Scott’s iconic dystopian sci-fi film.
The French actress, known for her work in Blue is The Warmest Color and Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol and who was reported to be the frontrunner for the X-Men spinoff, has now been offered the role.
Set during the final days of the Ottoman Empire, follows an intelligent med student and a renowned American journalist based in Paris, who both become entangled in a love triangle over the affection of a beautiful woman.
Fassbender leads as an assassin caught between two secret organizations with different ideologies, who have influenced major historical events. Labed will now tackle the role Alicia Vikander was in talks for last month.
Trio of thesps circle Guillaume Canet’s remake.