Jenna Dewan Tatum has joined Fox’s untitled musical drama and Ving Rhames has booked a series regular role in the reboot of Cagney & Lacey. All this and more on today’s TV casting round-up.
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Stephen Daldry (Billy Elliot) will direct the film based on the amazing Syrian swimmer who helped save a boat full of refugees by pushing it across the Aegean Sea to Greece. She has since become a spokesperson and champion for refugees everywhere.
The acclaimed filmmaker will first direct an adaptation of Donna Tartt’s Pulitzer-winning The Goldfinch for Warner Bros. before tackling acclaimed Irish author Bernard MacLaverty’s latest novel.
The award-winning writer of Tinker Taylor Soldier Spy and Wolf Hall will adapt Sarah Lotz’s trilogy for The Three , while the creator of Ripper Street will write The Serpent about notorious French serial killer Charles Sobhraj.
Hot off winning Best Director at the Oscars for La La Land, Damien Chazelle is attached to direct The Eddy, a new TV musical drama set in modern-day Paris. Jack Thorne will write the project.
Journalist Joshua Knelman’s book Hot Art: Chasing Thieves and Detectives Through the Secret World of Stolen Art has landed at Ovation TV where it will be adapted into a scripted drama. Storyscape Entertainment is producing.
Coriolanus and The Invisible Woman director Ralph Fiennes has announced his newest directing project as THE WHITE CROW, a biopic based on the life of Soviet dancer Rudolf Nureyev. David Hare is adapting the script, which is based on Julie Kavanagh’s book Rudolf Nureyev: The Life.
Amazon Studios has given the greenlight to a 6-episode limited series of Good Omens, the 1990 book co-written by Gaiman and the late Terry Pratchett. The news comes on the dawn of the premiere of Starz’s American Gods, also based on a book by Gaiman.
The spec from Jack Thorne The Aeronauts is nearing a deal to find a home at Amazon Studios after an intensive round of bidding with various studios. Tom Harper is attached to helm the film.
Academy Award-nominated screenwriter Phyllis Nagy has been tapped to pen the untitled Kay Scarpetta film at Fox 2000. Created by Patricia Cornwell, the character of Scarpetta, a medical examiner who solves crimes with modern forensic technique, first appeared in the 1990 novel Postmortem.
British author Neil Gaiman is teaming with production company Angry Films to develop a new fantasy series called The Building for Fox, with 20th Century Fox TV as the studio. The series is based on the digital film Parallels, written and directed by Chris Leone.
The 2012 Richard H. Dillon book Hatchet Men is being turned into a feature film by The 33’s Michael Thomas and Australian writer Morgan Duncan, who will also both co-produce. Will Yun Lee will star.
An Untitled Ada Lovelace Biopic is currently in the works from Alison Own and Debra Hayward of Monumental Pictures. Shawn Slovo is set to pen the script for the project, which is being supported by Google and the National Academy of Sciences’ Science and Entertainment Exchange.
Warner Bros. Pictures has announced the sequel date for the upcoming Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them film. The new set of Harry Potter spin-off films is set to be a trilogy.
A British sportsman sets out to assassinate a European dictator, but when he’s caught, he is tortured, thrown off of a cliff, and left for dead. What follows is a survivalist thriller through which the sportsman must evade enemy agents as he escapes back home to England through the countryside.
A comedic look at the Apocalypse. Story follows Aziraphale, a somewhat fussy angel, and Crowley, a fast-living demon–both of whom have lived amongst Earth’s mortals since The Beginning and have grown rather fond of the lifestyle–who are not actually looking forward to the coming war.
Jack Thorne has been tasked with adapting Philip Pullman’s epic fantasy trilogy His Dark Materials for BBC One. New Line Cinema is producing the event series with Bad Wolf.
John Carney is being courted to direct STX Entertainment’s Russ and Roger Go Beyond, a film about the time when sexploitation filmmaker Russ Meyer and late film critic Roger Ebert teamed up to make Beyond the Valley of the Dolls.
Mara is in talks to play Magdalene in the Garth Davis-directed biopic from Universal Pictures International. Penned by Helen Edmundson and Philippa Goslett, the film will be a humanistic portrait of one of the most enigmatic spiritual figures in history.