The Tracking Board’s Daily Debrief (09.11.17)


daniel da kim smallDaniel Dae Kim to Replace Ed Skrein in “Hellboy” Reboot

Daniel Dae Kim as joined the cast of the Hellboy reboot following Ed Skrein’s exit in the Japanese-American role of Ben Daimio.

patty jenkins excerptPatty Jenkins Officially Set to Helm “Wonder Woman” Sequel

Since the box office smash debuted earlier this summer, it appeared a given that Jenkins would return to helm the follow-up with reports saying that she was already working on a script with Geoff Johns and Jon Berg.

byron allen excerptWith His Big Weekend in Toronto, Byron Allen Has Announced His Arrival

There’s just no other way to describe what Byron Allen has been doing at the Toronto Festival over the past few days, so Neil Turitz takes a step back to look at what the variety show host-turned-titan of the industry has accomplished.

More News From Around the Web

  • Saturday Night Live alum Mike Myers is in talks to join Bryan Singer in the Freddie Mercury biopic Bohemian Rhapsody starring Ramie Malek. The project hails from Fox and New Regency with GK Films producing alongside Tribeca and Queen Films. (Deadline)

  • Animated series Moominvalley has lined-up an all-star vocal cast including Rosamund Pike, Taron Egerton, Kate Winslet, Warwick Davis, Matt Berry, Richard Ayoade, Will Self, and Akiya Henry. The series is based on the popular Scandinavian children’s books The Moomins. (Hollywood Reporter)

  • Stephen King’s short story “Suffer the Children” is in the works as a feature film with Craig Flores, Nicolas Chartier, and Sriram Das producing. Sean Carter has been tapped to write and direct. (Variety)

  • Transparent creator Jill Soloway is stepping down from showrunner duties with Jill Gordon taking over the critically-acclaimed series. Soloway will continue to write, direct, and executive produce. (Deadline)

  • Black-ish spin-off, Grown-ish, as booked Luka Sabbat in a recurring role. The series stars Yara Shahidi in her black-ish role as the character goes off to college. (Deadline)


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