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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Sydney Poitier, Shea Whigham, Hong Chau, and Jeremy Allen White are joing Julia Roberts-starrer Homecoming and Netflix’s second season of American Vandal has set its two leading men. All this and more on today’s TV casting round-up.
Just days after announcing her exit from Grey’s Anatomy, Sarah Drew has landed the the role of Cagney in CBS’s Cagney & Lacey reboot. Michelle Hurd has nabbed the role of Lacey. All this and more on today’s TV casting round-up.
The Netflix film will reunite Gyllenhaal, Gilroy and Rene Russo with an ensemble cast that also includes Zawe Ashton from Nocturnal Animals and Tom Sturridge.
Director X’s remake of the 1972 crime classic, starring Trevor Jackson and Jason Mitchell, has been set for release in just five months.
In a slightly futuristic, hyper-efficient Manhattan, a newly single book editor purchases a customizable sex android to assuage her broken heart. When her toy’s closed feedback loop starts to alter her personality, she must reevaluate the merits of a perfectly compatible partner.
Billy Baldwin and Callie Hernandez have also joined the cast of Amazon’s LA-set drama series along with Nell Tiger Free (Game of Thrones), Augusto Aguilera (The Predator), Babs Olusanmokun (The Defenders) and Cristina Rodlo .
Shawn Ku will direct the movie for Highland Film Group, which will be shopping international rights at AFM
Lex Scott Davis, who starred in the Lifetime movie Toni Braxton: Unbreak My Heart, will co-star in the genre film from Universal, Blumhouse and Platinum Dunes.
Also joining the cast is Lamar Johnson, best known for his work on the Canadian TV series The Next Step, though details of his role are being kept under wraps.
Ryan Reynolds took to Instagram today to announce that Hunt for the Wilderpeople star Julian Dennison is joining the cast of Deadpool 2. Dennison joins Fox’s superhero sequel in a yet-to-be-announced role alongside newcomers Josh Brolin and Zazie Beetz.
The sequel follows a family whose road trip takes a turn when they arrive at a secluded mobile home park. After the power goes out, three familiar masked psychopaths pay them a visit to test their every limit.
John Cho has landed a recurring — and romantic — role in Hulu’s Difficult People while David Boreanaz is trading in his fangs and badge to play a Navy SEAL.
Book-to-television adaptations were busy making big casting announcements today, with Game of Thrones, Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan, and The Alienist all adding to their line-ups.
Stranger Things breakout star Shannon Purser is set to join Moana star Auli’i Cravalho in the NBC pilot Drama High, meanwhile It’s Always Sunny‘s Glenn Howerton is teaming up with comedian Patton Oswalt for Seth Meyers and Mike O’Brien’s untitled comedy.
The pilot for CW’s forthcoming adaptation of Black Lightning has struck Nafessa Williams and China Anne McClain with key roles. The two will join Cress Williams who was recently announced as the star of the superhero pilot from DC TV maestro Greg Berlanti and written by Mara Brock Akil and Salim Akil.
True Blood alum Stephen Moyer is set to star in Fox’s Marvel pilot, and Diana Rigg is joining PBS’s Victoria to play a confidante of the infamous queen.
George Lopez has politics on the mind heading into season two of his TV Land series Lopez, as Rain Valdez joins the show for an arc centering on transgender issues and when her character arrives in the series and butts heads with Lopez.
Mae Whitman is a “good girl” in NBC’s pilot, Kiefer Sutherland will reunite with Geoff Pierson on Designated Survivor, and Ilfenesh Hadera has won a lead role in Greg Berlanti’s Deception pilot.
The upcoming adaptation of Simon vs the Homo Sapiens Agenda, based on the book of the same name by Becky Albertalli, is close to adding its newest cast member in X-Men star Alexandra Shipp.
The Rob King-directed sci-fi action pic The Humanity Bureau has tapped Nicolas Cage for the lead role. The Academy Award-winning actor will join Sarah Lind, Jakob Davies, and Hugh Dillon in the pic set in the year 2030 when global warming has wreaked havoc in parts of the American Midwest.
Aquaman star Jason Momoa has a very busy few years ahead of him as Netflix has renewed his series Frontier prior to the show’s premiere. The six-episode series is set to debut on Discovery Canada and is still waiting for a premiere date from Netflix.
Barb from Stranger Things is moving from the upside down to a new horror project. Actress Shannon Purser has signed on to star in the movie Wish Upon at Broad Green Pictures.
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.
Jonathan Baker-directed thriller Inconceivable has tapped Nicolas Cage, Faye Dunaway, Nicky Whelan, and Natalie Eva Marie to star. The project hails from Emmett/Furla/Oasis and Baker Entertainment.
It looks like Jason Momoa is going from being a Dothraki warlord and an ocean-friendly superhero to being the next man in line to be the titular character in The Crow. The Game of Throne alum is currently in talks to star in Relativity’s noir-soaked, vigilante reboot.
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.