One of Marvel’s most highly anticipated films, Black Panther, has added another big name to its roster. Sterling K. Brown has joined the cast as N’Jobu, a figure from T’Challa aka Black Panther’s past.
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Actor-comedian Michael Ian Black is reteaming with Wet Hot American Summer creators Michael Showalter, Jonathan Stern, and David Wain for Moon Cruise at TBS. The comedy is described as a half-hour single-camera comedy which is described as The Love Boat but set in space.
The cast of Ryan Murphy’s upcoming anthology Feud continues to add to its all-star cast with Alison Wright. The Americans star will join Jessica Lange, Bette Davis, Alfred Molina, and Sarah Paulson for the eight-episode installment.
The cast of the upcoming Netflix series The Punisher has added The Knick star Michael Nathanson to its growing cast. Jon Bernthal stars as the titular vigilante which became an instant fan favorite after he first appeared in the second season of Marvel’s Daredevil.
Patric and Picking are set to star in the addiction drama based on the autobiography by Larry Glenz. Producer Christopher J. Scott will direct from his own script.
Indie comedy F*cking People has booked Samira Wiley for a role. The film is written and directed by Theresa Bennett. The project reteams Wiley with Aya Cash. Wiley current guest stars on the FX comedy You’re the Worst starring Cash.
Keanu star Nia Long boards Netflix’s adaptation of Justin Simien’s satire Dear White People while Tiffany Hines and Bailey Chase board Fox’s reboot 24: Legacy.
Nebraska cinematographer Phedon Papamichael has been tapped to direct the international heist thriller THE SILVER ARROW. Screenwriter Nika Agiashvili penned the spec script which was nabbed by Green-Light International.
The Emmy-nominated comedy Black-ish is adding another high-profile guest star to their roster. Orange is the New Black star Lorraine Toussaint has been tapped to appear on the sitcom as the sister of Laurence Fishburne’s character, Pops.
Newcomer Cailee Spaeny will join John Boyega as the female lead in Pacific Rim: Maelstrom the sequel to Guillermo Del Toro’s 2013 sci-fi monsters vs. robots pic. Steven S. DeKnight is directing the film for Legendary Entertainment and Universal Pictures.
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.
As DC Entertainment walks away from the polarizing remnants of Suicide Squad, they continue to forge ahead with their slate of movies including The Flash, which will include an appearance from the seldom seen hero Cyborg played by Ryan Fisher.
House Of Cards and Manhattan actress Rachel Brosnahan has won the titular role in Amy Sherman-Palladino’s Amazon pilot The Marvelous Mrs. Marvel.
The popular Showtime series Shameless about the dysfunctional Gallagher family has just added four new cast members: Alicia Coppola, Arden Myrin, Pasha Lychnikoff, and Ruby Modine. They have all joined the series as recurring characters. Plus: The network has revealed what to expect from the upcoming seventh season, beginning a month after the last season’s finale.
Tony Award-winning actress Renee Elise Goldsberry has booked the titular role in the upcoming The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. The Hamilton star will join Oprah Winfrey and Rose Byrne for the movie at HBO Films.
The Orange is the New Black actress is set to star opposite Elisabeth Moss in the upcoming Hulu drama The Handmaid’s Tale, based on the Margaret Atwood novel.
It looks like a Grey’s Anatomy alum T.R. Knight is set to return to Shondaland. The Emmy Award-winning actor has been tapped for a recurring role in the second season of The Catch.
Starz’s upcoming adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s epic American Gods has added another cast member to its growing list. Stand-up comedian Dane Cook will take on the role of Robbie, Shadow’s (Ricky Whittle) best friend. In the novel, Robbie dies in a car crash alongside Shadow’s wife Laura, prompting Shadow’s early release from prison.
Archie Panjabi is moving to NBC for a little while with a major recurring role on their sophomore drama Blindspot. She will play the head of a secret division of the NSA that has been tracking the Jane Doe case.
Tomorrowland star Britt Robertson has been tapped for the lead role in Netflix series Girlboss, based on the bestselling book by Nasty Gal founder Sophia Amoruso.
Octavia Spencer and John Hawkes have been tapped to star in the Eshom Nelms and Ian Nelms-helmed Small Town Crime. The thriller has also added Anthony Anderson and Robert Forster to a cast.
Rodriguez is currently circling a role in Wolverine 3 at 20th Century Fox. She would join Hugh Jackman for the X-Men spin-off sequel directed by James Mangold.
Oprah Winfrey is set to star in HBO Films’ The Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks. George C. Wolfe penned the adaptation and will direct.
Jennifer Hudson, Derek Hough, and Martin Short have signed on for NBC’s Hairspray Live!. The TV event takes place in 1962 Baltimore and follows Tracy Turnblad, who wins a role on TV and becomes a celebrity overnight and meets a colorful array of characters.
Pearl Mackie has won the role of the new companion opposite Peter Capaldi on Doctor Who for the 10th season. This is Mackie’s first major television role.
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.
Debra Winger and Tracy Letts are in final negotiations to star in The Lovers. The drama hails from A24 who will be financing, producing, and distributing.
Kurt Russell and Kate Hudson will star in the series, which will be directed and co-written by Mel Gibson. Kevin Bacon, meanwhile, joins Jill Soloway’s new series, while Walter Goggins replaces Joe Manganiello over at History.
Jim Rash and Nat Faxon will delve into the world of equestrians and elite boarding schools in the suburban noir/dark comedy, Thoroughbred from playwright Cory Finley.