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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Two projects are in development between CBS and Will Ferrell and Adam McKay’s production company. One based on Ben Schwartz and Laura Moses’s upcoming book Things You Should Know About Dating, You F*ing Idiot was just picked up by CBS, while the other comedy is being developed for Isla Fisher.
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.
Streaming giant Netflix has tapped Ben Schwartz and Noël Wells as the leads for their new original film Happy Anniversary. The project, written and directed by Jared Stern, will also feature Annie Potts and Joe Pantoliano in supporting roles.
Prolific director Mark Waters has been tapped to helm the upcoming live-action family comedy from Disney, Magic Camp. It’s being produced by Suzanne Todd, with Noah Harpster and Micah Fitzerman-Blue working on the most recent draft of the script.
The Vince Vaughn-starring actioner has added three to its cast as it heads closer to production: Udo Kier, Fred Melamed, and Geno Segers will join Vaughn and previously cast Don Johnson in the thriller from Hit List alum S. Craig Zahler.
The Sam Rockwell-starring feature comedy Blue Iguana has added Ben Schwartz to the cast. The project is written and directed by Hadi Hajaig and will begin production in London this July.
Comedian Jenni Ross has been brought on to write the latest draft of Shoe Addicts Anonymous, Universal’s adaptation of the best-selling novel that has Halle Berry attached to star.
Jordin Sparks has landed a recurring role in Time After Time, Sam Neill is a family patriarch in the sweeping family drama The Son, and Alyssa Milano is teaming up with Jason Lee again for What Goes Around Comes Around in tonight’s casting round-up!
Craig Robinson and Grace Gummer sign on to season two of Mr. Robot. Jenna Fischer set to star as Matt LeBlanc’s on-screen wife. Mad Men alum, Kevin Rahm joins Lethal Weapon.
Lando himself has joined ABC’s Dirty Dancing remake; Training Day has recruited Drew Van Acker; Georgina Haig will head to Mars for the CW; and more in today’s TV casting round-up!
Vanessa Williams to star in a new series based on the book from former The View host Star Jones, Jason Lee signs up for CBS comedy, Katie Aselton joins Noah Hawley’s FX pilot Legion, and more in our daily casting round-up!
The pic, which is being produced by Brian Grazer and Ron Howard for their Imagine Entertainment shingle, was sold as a pitch from Ben Schwartz in 2012, with Schwartz also hired on to write. Josh Greenbaum is now feeling the pangs of love for the project, and has signed on to direct.
The stars are joined by Susan Sarandon, Jeffrey Tambor, JB Smoove, Robert Patrick, , Stephen Root, Kevin Michael Richardson and Katy Mixon in the story following the adventures of two female bandits in a futuristic, postapocalyptic America.
Logline: The BSC ladies, now in their late 20s, return to Stoneybrook for Mary Anne’s wedding to Logan Bruno, where they reminisce about the past, gossip about their current lives, and reveal dark secrets that were never supposed to come to light.
Ben Schwartz joins the cast!