The single camera comedy will be penned by Whitest Kids U’Know comedians Trevor Moore, Sam Brown, and Zach Cregger. The original film debuted in 1981 and starred Bill Murray, Harold Ramis, John Candy, and Sean Young.
Anne Heche and real-life husband James Tupper to play on-screen couple in Syfy series Aftermath, while Tim Matheson and Cynthia Nixon will play the Reagans for NatGeo.
Anna Paquin will topline the ABC’s drama pilot Broken from executive producer Reese Witherspoon; David Koechner, Megyn Price and Sarah Stiles bring the funny to Superior Donuts; Gossip Girl Leighton Messter join Lord and Miller’s new comedy and more in our daily casting round-up!
Screen legend Burt Reynolds is set to star in Adam Rifkin’s dark comedy Dog Years. Rifkin will direct from his own script, with Gore Verbinski on board to produce.
Tony Danza and Arielle Kebbel each book NBC pilots; Kelly Oxford and Molly McNearey head to TV Land; Andy Daly joins Anna Gunn in Chuck & Bean; and more in today’s TV casting news!
The Social Network star Abhi Sinha has been cast in James Wan’s Conjuring sequel, set to play Harry Whitmark. In the film, Sinha’s character will assist two paranormal investigators that work alongside the Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga’s Ed and Lorraine Warren.
The iconic character will serve as an adversary/love interest to Charlie Cox’s vision-impaired hero who’s determined to save NYC’s chaotic burrow. The slew of new characters appearing in season two signals that Matt Murdoch’s world is going to get a lot more involved, with new adversaries and love interests sure to complicate his hunt for justice.
James Gunn wrote and is producing the horror pic, which follows the employees as the American Belko company in South America who are ordered to kill each other or be killed themselves after the company is mysteriously sealed off at the beginning of a work day.
“Fresh Off the Boat” is the first Asian-American family sitcom in 20 years.
The pair will each have guest spots on the second season of the Fox comedy.
Logline: Story follows a group of cutting-edge scientists who believe they can link evil to a specific human gene. When they are recruited by the Vatican to spearhead a new global initiative to examine candidates for official exorcisms, supernatural forces threaten both faith and science in a battle of good versus evil.