THE PURGE at a wedding. In a remote, luxurious lodge, a bride and groom make an announcement to their wedding guests — they’ve always hated all their family and friends, and now they want them to fight to the death. No one believes them. But this wedding is hosted at “The Venue” — a high-tech resort that caters to the super-rich and lets them do anything they want.
Menzies takes over the role from Doctor Who alum Matt Smith. The actor has been seen in Game of Thrones, Outlander, The Night Manager, and most recently in The Terror.
The film follows a mother who is struggling to cope with the loss of her daughter who died several years earlier when she becomes convinced that a stranger’s daughter is her own.
The Emmy-winning series has already announced the return of season one stars Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon, and Shailene Woodley, as well as the addition of Oscar-winner Meryl Streep.
Mendes will play Shelby Pace, a beautiful, fashionable, private school student who is bored by her wealthy male suitors.
The Big Bang Theory is continuing to add to Sheldon’s family in adulthood with Jerry O’Connell joining the show for a guest-starring role as Sheldon’s brother, Georgie. The character appears on the spin-off series Young Sheldon played by Montana Jordan. All this and more on today’s TV casting round-up.
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.
The 100 alum Tati Gabrielle joins Netflix’s Riverdale spinoff, Frequency star Peyton List boards Fox’s Gone Baby series, and Chuck‘s Ryan McPartlin signs on for a co-starring role opposite Jessica Alba in Bad Boys.
Based on the bestselling novel by Stephanie Perkins, the Nebraska-set story follows a young girl whose high school friends begin to die in a series of gruesome murders.
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.
Attacked by a saboteur on board the International Space Station, astronaut Ben Harris is thrown into a capsule and force evacuated into space — crash landing in the Mexican rainforest. Framed by the shadowy group behind the sabotage and now the target of a global manhunt, he must race to clear his name in time to save the woman he loves…who is still trapped on the crippled station.
After several years away from television, Mad Men alum Vincent Kartheiser is back and set to star opposite Rachelle Lefevre in an untitled legal drama from Empire creator Danny Strong. All this and more on today’s TV casting round-up.
The drama will have Golding playing Kit, a British Vietnamese man who travels from London to his birth country of Vietnam to scatter his parents’ ashes.
The premise for the sci-fi thriller involves scientists exploring the afterlife. Chase will be writing and directing a feature version of his horror short Larry for Amblin Partners.
Producer Mike Medavoy and Towne had been trying to turn Crumley’s novel into a film for TriStar, but they’re now retooling it for an hour-long cable pilot.
The studio hopes to mirror the success of horror films Mama and Lights Out, which both originated from short films.
Emma Thompson, Ralph Fiennes and Tom Holland will provide their voices to some of the animals to which Downey’s title character will speak. Production will begin later this month in London to prepare for an April 2019 release date.
Bareilles has been nominated for multiple Grammy nominations including one for the cast album from her Tony-winning musical Waitress.
Stephen Dorff is joining Mahershala Ali and Carmen Ejogo in Season 3 of HBO’s True Detective.