Director Alfonso Gomez-Rejon has tapped another star from the Marvel Cinematic Universe to join his upcoming film The Current War. Spider-man: Homecoming star Tom Holland is set to join Doctor Strange‘s Benedict Cumberbatch in the Weinstein Company drama about the battle between George Westinghouse and rival Thomas Edison to create a sustainable electricity system and market it to the U.S.
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Netflix’s upcoming Marvel superhero ensemble series The Defenders has tapped S.J. Clarkson to direct the first two episodes. She is also set to executive produce the first eight episodes. Clarkson is no stranger to the Marvel universe as she directed the first two episodes of Jessica Jones.
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.
Academy Award-winning actress Emma Thompson and Academy Award-nominated actor Stanley Tucci have officially signed on to star in The Children Act. Adapted from Ian McEwan’s novel, the film will be directed by Richard Eyre.
Golden Globe-nominated actor Sam Neill is set to reunite with Hunt for the Wilderpeople director Taika Waititi for the upcoming Marvel pic Thor: Ragnarok in a hush-hush role.
Oscar-nominated actor Stanley Tucci has signed on to reprise his role as the anti-hero Joshua Joyce in the next installment of Michael Bay’s explosive alien robots-that-turn-into-cars extravaganza Transformers: The Last Knight.
Rob Reiner’s upcoming USA Network drama The Tap has set its lead cast, while the Starz miniseries The White Queen has added three new actors and a new director to its roster.
After being bid on by at least five studios and production companies, Tristar has secured the rights to the book Blood in the Water by Heather Ann Thompson, which arrived in bookstores just yesterday. The book details the 1971 Attica prison uprising.
Takes place over a weekend between six adults and three children and explores the most fundamental relationships —marriage, sex, parenthood and friendship — and how too often we don’t appreciate how extraordinary our ordinary lives are until it’s too late.
The upcoming sci-fi thriller Life from Skydance and Sony has added two more cast members: Olga Dihovichnaya and Ariyon Bakare. They join the previously attached Jake Gyllenhaal, Ryan Reynolds, Rebecca Ferguson, and Hiroyuki Sanada.
Liam Neeson and Vera Farmiga are set to star in the new thriller from Jaume Collet-Serra, The Commuter, and they will now be joined by three more actors.
Map To The Stars actors Robert Pattinson and Mia Wasikowska may team up again, this time in the comedy-western Damsel. The project hails from David Zellner and Nathan Zellner.
Logline: A hundred square miles of Alaskan wilderness – known as the Bermuda Triangle of the North — remain unmapped by Google, and the company enlists a ragtag group of adrenaline junkies — famous online for their GoPro stunts – on this doomed expedition. A horror thriller in the tradition of The Descent and The Hills Have Eyes.
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.
Bryce Dallas Howard is teaming up with RatPac Entertainment for the adaptation of The Swans Of Fifth Avenue. Plus, Jackie Earle Haley books The Tick, and Jodie Comer has won the title role of The White Princess on Starz.
David Oyelowo has signed on for the lead role in Another Day In The Death Of America. The film is based on the nonfiction book of the same name by Gary Younge.
Sony has announced the official title for next year’s Spider-Man starring Tom Holland: Spider-Man: Homecoming. The announcement was made at CinemaCon in Las Vegas.
Acclaimed crime drama Broadchurch has locked in its cast for the third and final season. Joining returning stars David Tennant and Olivia Colman are Julie Hesmondhalgh, Georgina Campbell, Sarah Parish, Charlie Higson, and Mark Bazeley.
Golden Globe nominated actor David Oyelowo and actress Gugu Mbatha-Raw are in negotiations to star in J.J. Abrams’ upcoming sci-fi thriller God Particle.
Gugu Mbatha-Raw has signed on to star in director Gina Prince-Bythewood’s adaptation of Roxane Gay’s debut novel, An Untamed State.
Ridley Scott is set to produce the feature adaptation of My Lady Jane through his Scott Free Productions banner. Co-authored by Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, and Jodi Meadows, the book is a one-of-a-kind fantasy that bends historical fact to hilarious effect.
Gugu Mbatha-Raw has signed on to the EuropaCorp thriller Miss Sloane and will star opposite Jessica Chastain. The Concussion star will play a gun control lobbyist.
Stiller’s Red Hour Films is producing the comedy based on Libby Malin’s novel about an aspiring entrepreneur who attempts to get herself fired from a company in order to receive severance money to start her own business.
Tracy Morgan is teaming with Jordan Peele for a new FX comedy, Netflix’s Black Mirror taps Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Mackenzie Davis, Chicago P.D. and Fire bring in new blood.