A Wonder Woman reunion is underway on TNT’s One Day She’ll Darken, with Connie Nielsen joining co-star Chris Pine onscreen, and director Patty Jenkins serving as executive producer behind the scenes.
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Jessica Jones actor Erin Moriarty has landed a spot in an untitled thriller on Fox opposite Archie Panjabi and Rita Wilson, while Jane the Virgin‘s Sofia Pernas is joining NBC’s military drama For God and Country.
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.
Emmy Award-winning actress Viola Davis is partnering with ABC to develop the single-camera music comedy The Zipcoders. The show is based on an original idea from Davis and her JuVee Productions partner and husband, Julius Tennon.
How to Get Away with Murder star Viola Davis is sticking with ABC has she is attached to produce thriller drama Head Games for the network. The series is being adapted by Chuck Rose based on his book of the same name.
Director Steve McQueen has tapped Academy Award-nominated actress Viola Davis for his adaptation of the heist thriller Widows. The film, which will be based on the 2002 British miniseries about a caper gone wrong, will be co-written by the 12 Years a Slave helmer as well as Gone Girl screenwriter and novelist Gillian Flynn.
Emmy winner and Oscar nominee Viola Davis has stepped up to star in The Personal History of Rachel Dupree, a film she had already been attached to in a producing role. She optioned the rights in 2011 to the novel of the same name by Ann Weisgarber and will still produce the film with Julius Tennon for Juvee Productions, alongside Brian Rosen and Su Armstrong for SixtyFourSixty.
The Walking Dead actor Lennie James is in talks to join the untitled Blade Runner starring Ryan Gosling and Harrison Ford.
With Wonder Woman finally in production casting notices have been slowly rolling in over the past few months, but this latest may surprise. After rumors that Robin Wright had signed on for the role of Hippolyta, it has now been learned that Connie Nielsen is set to play the famed Amazon.
Davis has signed on to play historical figure Harriet Tubman in the upcoming HBO biopic based on the biography Bound For The Promised Land by Kate Clifford Larson.
Oscar Jaenada and Mehdi Dehbi also join the cast.
The “Fast Five” and “What If” stars join David Gordon Green’s drama.