Jennifer Kaytin Robinson will direct from her own screenplay, while Rodriguez will produce alongside Paul Feig, Jessie Henderson, Anthony Bregman and Peter Cron.
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Hulu drama The Path has tapped Freida Pinto for a series regular role in the upcoming third season. Production began this week in New York with the 13-episode season set to debut in early 2018.
The directorial debut of writer-director Boots Riley, Sorry to Bother You, has tapped three buzzy stars in its first casting: Tessa Thompson, Lakeith Stanfield, and Steven Yeun, the Tracking Board has confirmed. Forest Whitaker is producing.
After departing the Shonda Rhimes medical drama Grey’s Anatomy two years ago, Sandra Oh is returning to the small screen with a starring role in Killing Eve, a new thriller series from Fleabag creator Phoebe Waller-Bridge.
The ABC Black-ish spinoff is nearing a series order but it won’t be on the alphabet’s schedule next fall. Instead, the single-camera comedy starring Yara Shahidi is set to land at sibling network Freeform where execs view the younger-skewing series as a better fit.
Timon and Pumbaa are the lovable meerkat and warthog who introduced the Swahili phrase “Hakuna Matata” into popular culture via a particularly catchy little number from the original 1994 animated movie.
The duo of Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg are furthering their comic book fandom with a feature adaptation of Invincible. The Sausage Party pair, who adapted the comic series Preacher for AMC, will team with Invincible creator Robert Kirkman for the Universal pic.
Following the cancellation of Girl Meets World, Ben Savage has landed a recurring role on CMT’s Still the King starring Billy Ray Cyrus and Deadbeat star Tyler Labine has joined CBS pilot Hannah Royce’s Questionable Choices opposite Alice Eve.
YouTube star Anna Akana to recur on Freeform’s sci-fi drama Stitchers and Laurel Lance is set to return to Arrow once again as Katie Cassidy signs on for series regular role in season six.
Leah Remini is reuniting with her former TV husband, Kevin James, on his current CBS series Kevin Can Wait and John Leguizamo is joining Michael Shannon and Taylor Kitsch for the Paramount Network series Waco
Community alum Yvette Nicole Brown has boarded the untitled Mayor City comedy, Oscar-winner Timothy Hutton has joined Amazon’s Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan, and Nia Long is set to star in The Goldbergs spinoff.
O.C. and Hart of Dixie star Rachel Bilson is headed to Nashville alongside Empire actor Kaitlin Doubleday, meanwhile Kristin Chenoweth and Steve Zahn are set to topline network pilots.
Game of Thrones actor Iwan Rheon will star in the upcoming ABC Marvel drama Inhumans as Maximus, set to premiere this fall.
Marc Cherry, Reba McEntire, and Shondaland add cast members to their pilots while Liv Tyler and Mark Gatiss joins Kit Harrington for BBC’s Gunpowder.
Ryan Murphy reunites with Glee‘s Darren Criss for the highly anticipated second season of American Crime Story and Parks and Recreation‘s Retta returns to NBC for the drama Good Girls
Freeform’s Cloak & Dagger and The CW’s Dynasty reboot made big casting announcement’s today as the former has booked Olivia Holt and Aubrey Joseph in the title roles and the latter has tapped UnReal‘s Nathalie Kelley in a lead role.
With Black-ish exploding into one of the most talked-about sitcoms of the past few years, ABC is eyeing a potential spinoff that would star series regular Yara Shahidi. The project is in early talks with a potential backdoor pilot from Kenya Barris and Larry Wilmore.
The Weinstein Company’s remake of The Intouchables is looking to add Nicole Kidman and Amara Karan to the cast. The two would join Bryan Cranston and Kevin Hart in the remake of the French original directed by Olivier Nakache and Eric Toledano and starring Francois Cluzet and Omar Sy.
Sitcom star Jim Parson continues to add to his very full workload as he attaches himself to produce and star in Brother Orange for BuzzFeed Motion Pictures and Warner Bros. The film is inspired by the real events after BuzzFeed’s editor Matt Stopera’s cellphone was stolen.
Sausage Party and Preacher producers Evan Goldberg and Seth Rogen are ready to add more projects on their list. Their production banner, Point Grey Pictures, has set up two comedies through Sony Pictures TV at Fox and ABC.
TV’s number one comedy, The Big Bang Theory, is going to be around for a while. The comedy’s home, CBS, is developing a spinoff from the series, centered around a teenage Sheldon Cooper, played by Jim Parsons in the original show.
Crime thriller Hangman has cast Al Pacino, Karl Urban, and Brittany Snow. Johnny Martin is set to direct with a script from Michael Caissie and Charles Huttinger.
The beloved Detective Kate Beckett is returning to television — well, at least her actor is. Castle star Stana Katic is in talks to star in the upcoming AXN straight-to-series drama Absentia.
Two Brothers Pictures’ Liar has tapped Joanne Froggatt and Ioan Gruffudd to star in six-part thriller set to bow on Sundance TV and ITV in the UK.
Streaming network Hulu has given a 13-episode order to Future Man, the half-hour comedy from Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg starring Hunger Games star Josh Hutcherson. This is Rogen and Goldberg’s first half-hour comedy who also helmed the pilot from Sony Pictures Television.
Hot on the heels of the opening weekend success of their R-rated animated comedy Sausage Party, Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg has another non-animated and less raunchy project ready to go at FX. The duo will serve as producers of the futuristic comedy Singularity from Sonny Lee.
The Will & Grace alum and Fresh Off the boat star are the latest to join the growing cast of the sci-fi/techie anthology series Dimension 404 at Hulu.
The Fresh Off the Boat star is set to star in the second film from Jenee LaMarque, writer of The Pretty One which landed on the Black List in 2011.