Actor-comedian Sinbad is headed to the small screen for Fox’s comedy pilot Rel. Joining him is Jessica “Jess Hilarious” Moore who replaces previously cast Angel Laketa Moore. All this and more on today’s TV casting round-up.
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The black-ish and Mudbound stars join the cast for the update to Gordon Parks Jr.’s classic 1972 crime-thriller, starring Ron O’Neal and Carl Lee.
Tom Hopper, Emmy Raver-Lampman, David Castañeda, Robert Sheehan and Aidan Gallagher are joining Ellen Page in the adaptation of Gerard Way’s beloved comic book.
Based on the DC characters created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, the Syfy series will serve as a Superman prequel.
Described as being similar to Election in tone, A Beautiful Game is a coming-of-age story about a high school soccer star who develops a relationship with a teacher (Jacobs) in the days leading up to an important game.
Streaming network Netflix has tapped Michiel Huisman to join upcoming drama The House of Haunting Hill. The series is a reboot of Shirley Jackson’s 1959 novel which was previously adapted into films in 1963 and 1999.
The well-meaning demon Hellboy is making a comeback on the big screen, sans original director and star. Instead, Neil Marshall is taking the reins to helm this new iteration of the character and Stranger Things’ David Harbour is in talks to star as the titular demon.
Leah Remini is reuniting with her former TV husband, Kevin James, on his current CBS series Kevin Can Wait and John Leguizamo is joining Michael Shannon and Taylor Kitsch for the Paramount Network series Waco
The Tracking Board has confirmed that upcoming Marvel star Brie Larson is set to play the first female presidential candidate in Victoria Woodhull for Amazon Studios. She will also produce the film.
The Westworld star has worked with A-list directors such as Darren Aronofsky, Woody Allen, Robert Redford and George Clooney, so it’s safe to assume she gained vital knowledge about filmmaking from them and is well prepared to step behind the camera herself.
Police Academystar Steve Guttenberg has signed up for a recurring role on Dwayne Johnson’s Ballers, Richard Dormer has landed the lead role in BBC and Cinemax’s Rellik, and Brothers and Sisters alum Rachel Griffiths is reuniting with ABC.
Eva Longoria and Ken Marino are set to lead an all-star cast in Type-A, and John Larroquette may be returning to television as he boards Me, Myself & I.
Book-to-television adaptations were busy making big casting announcements today, with Game of Thrones, Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan, and The Alienist all adding to their line-ups.
O.C. and Hart of Dixie star Rachel Bilson is headed to Nashville alongside Empire actor Kaitlin Doubleday, meanwhile Kristin Chenoweth and Steve Zahn are set to topline network pilots.
Happy Endings alum Casey Wilson has landed at NBC to star opposite Busy Philipps in Tina Fey’s single camera comedy The Sackett Sisters. Several networks have been fighting to land Wilson the past few weeks before she settled on Fey’s sitcom today.
The Office star Jenna Fischer is set to headline an ABC comedy pilot and a Syfy star is moving to Fox for Bryan Singer’s Marvel pilot.
True Blood alum Stephen Moyer is set to star in Fox’s Marvel pilot, and Diana Rigg is joining PBS’s Victoria to play a confidante of the infamous queen.
The star of The Conjuring and Bates Motel will play the mother of Stranger Things star Millie Bobby Brown in Legendary’s monster movie.
George 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.
Suicide Squad actor Alex Meraz joins WGN America’s Scalped, the anticipated drama series based on DC’s graphic novel, and Jeremy Luke reunites with his Magic City co-star Milo Ventimiglia on This is Us
The long-gestating Scalped at WGN America looks to be on the move as the project has cast Lily Gladstone in the first series regular role. The pilot was first ordered almost a year ago and is based on DC’s Vertigo imprint, first published in 2007.
Golden Globe-nominated actress Parker Posey is ready to blast off to Netflix’s reboot of the classic sci-fi series Lost in Space. She will join Toby Stephens, Taylor Russell, and Maxwell Jenkins in the series written and produced by Burk Sharpless and Matt Sazama. Neil Marshall is set to direct the pilot.
Academy Award-winning actress Patricia Arquette and The Diary of a Teenage Girl breakout star are set for Kirsten Dunst’s movie adaptation of Sylvia Plath’s The Bell Jar. The two will join previously announced cast members, Dakota Fanning and Jesse Plemons as well as Stacy Martin.
Director Ava DuVernay’s adaptation of A Wrinkle in Time has been no stranger to landing big and talented names since the film’s casting got underway. The latest addition is Gugu Mbatha-Raw, known for her roles in films such as Belle and Concussion.
TV Land’s pilot for the adaptation of the cult classic Heathers has found its J.D. and Veronica in James Scully and Grace Victoria Cox. The two will star as the volatile couple originally played by Christian Slater and Wynona Ryder in the 1988 dark comedy which focused on the social order of high school.
South Korean director Kogonada has tapped John Cho and Parker Posey for his upcoming Indiana-set drama Columbus. The two are joined by Haley Lu Richardson, Michelle Forbes, and Rory Culkin.
Whitney Cummings-starrer The Female Brain has added James Marsden, Lucy Punch, and Toby Kebbell. They join previously Sofia Vergara in the comedy based on the book by Louann Brizendine.