Armistead Maupin’s Tales of the City is in the works for an episodic adaptation at Netflix with original castmembers Laura Linney and Olympia Dukakis attached to star. The pair starred in miniseries adaptations based on the first three books in the series, with the first airing on 1993 on PBS, and 1998 and 2001 on Showtime.
BBC and Endemol Shine Group-owned Kudos are in talks with Game of Thrones actor Kit Harington to star in the drama series Gunpowder inspired by Guy Fawkes.
Academy Award-winning actor Eddie Redmayne is diving back into the Oscar bait pool with The Last Days of Night from The Imitation Game directing/writing duo of Morten Tyldum and Graham Moore.
Working Title has tapped Judi Dench to star as Queen Victoria in Victoria And Abdul. Stephen Frears is set to direct the period drama.
Abbott, who recently appeared in Whiskey Tango Foxtrot, has boarded the indie thriller from writer-director Carlos Puga.
Caitlyn Jenner will appear in Transparent, Faye Dunaway will join Hand of God, and the forthcoming Doctor Who spin-off series sets its cast. All of that and more in today’s TV casting round-up!
The Witch‘s Anya Taylor Joy is joining Betty Buckley, Jessica Sula and Haley Lu Richardson in M. Night Shyamalan’s untitled thriller. James McAvoy, who joined the picture last week, is set to lead the Blumhouse-produced indie.
Described as a tale of retribution, Harington will play an outlaw influential to the story, a role previously held by Robert Pattinson. He joins Dakota Fanning, Guy Pearce, Carice van Houten, Paul Anderson, Jack Roth, and Carla Juri.
A makeover of the Freddie Prinze Jr. and Rachel Leigh Cook movie is happening!
BBC Two has added six actors to the casts of its interlinked “Richard III,” “Henry VI Part 1,” and “Henry VI Part 2” films.
The actors have been cast in writer/director Eric Weber’s indie drama.
The duo will bring to life the story of the world’s first sex change.
Celebrated British actresses join cast of Sleeping Beauty re-telling!
“My Week With Marilyn” actor joins musical adaptation starring Hugh Jackman and Russell Crowe.