The Tracking Board’s Daily Debrief (08.31.17)


rockwellbushTNSam Rockwell in Talks to Play George W. Bush in “Cheney” Biopic from Adam McKay

Rockwell would play the President opposite Christian Bale as Vice President Cheney, Amy Adams as Cheney’s wife Lynne and Steve Carell as Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld.

Goon: Last of the Enforcers Review“Goon: Last of the Enforcers” Review: Seann William Scott Shines in Hard-Hitting Hockey Sequel

“For a long time, Slap Shot was the gold standard for hockey movies, and while neither of the Goon films quite supplants it on their own, I’d say taken as a one-two punch, the Goon franchise has earned its spot in the trophy case,” writes Drew McWeeny.

Brenton Thwaites Titans“Pirates 5” Star Brenton Thwaites to Play Dick Grayson in “Titans,” Coming Next Year to DC’s Digital Service

The series hails from Warner Bros. and executive producers Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter, Akiva Goldsman and DC Entertainment’s Geoff Johns.

More News From Around the Web

  • Gary Sinise has signed on to narrate Steve McQueen: American Icon which follows McQueen’s path to Christianity. It hails from American Icon Films with Jon and Andrew Erwin directing alongside Ben Smallbone. (Hollywood Reporter)

  • Syfy’s flagship drama The Magicians has added Dina Meyer in a recurring role. The series is based on the bestselling novels by Lev Grossman and stars. (Deadline)

  • Lethal Weapon has tapped True Blood alum Lynn Collins in a recurring role for season two. The actor will play a childhood friend of Riggs. (Hollywood Reporter)

  • Tony nominee Stephanie J. Block and Mark Tallman have booked recurring roles on the NBC drama Rise. The show hails from Friday Night Lights showrunner Jason Katims and Jeffrey Seller. (Deadline)

  • Disney XD has renewed hit series Stuck in the MiddleBUNK’d, and Walk the Prank. Production will start on all three seasons this fall. (Deadline)


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