Category Archives: Casting News

Yahya Abdul-Mateen II joins Patty Hearst biopic

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Yahya Abdul-Mateen II joins Dakota Fanning’s Patty Hearst biopic! Yahya Abdul-Mateen II will star with Elle Fanning in James Mangold’s untitled Patty Hearst movie for Fox 2000. Variety first reported that Mangold had come on board to direct the adaptation of Jeffrey Toobin’s best-selling book “American Heiress” about Hearst’s 1974 kidnapping by the Symbionese Liberation Army, […]

Rosario Dawson joins ‘Jane the Virgin’

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Rosario Dawson joins Jane the Virgin! Here’s some Marvel-ous casting news: Daredevil‘s Rosario Dawson is set to recur on Jane the Virgin, The CW announced Sunday at the Television Critics Association winter press tour.  Dawson is slated to appear in multiple episodes during the back half of Season 4. No further details about her arc (or who she […]

Millie Bobby Brown To Star In Enola Holmes Adaption

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Millie Bobby Brown is set to step into the shoes of the sister of the famous detective. Legendary Entertainment has snapped up Stranger Things actress Millie Bobby Brown to star in their adaption of the Enola Holmes mysteries series written by Nancy Springer. This will be the second time that Legendary has worked with Brown after […]

YOUNG SHELDON Renewed For Season 2

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Young Sheldon has been rewarded with a second season after excellent initial ratings. The Big Bang Theory spinoff is the number one rated comedy and becomes the first comedy to get a season two renewal. The story of young Sheldon Cooper has retained most of its audience since a strong debut back in September. Young […]

Annabella Sciorra joins season 2 of ‘GLOW’

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Annabella Sciorra has been added to season 2 of GLOW! The Sopranos alum Annabella Sciorra has been tapped for a recurring role on the upcoming second season of GLOW, Netflix’s hit 1980s wrestling comedy. GLOW is created and executive produced by Liz Flahive and Carly Mensch, and executive produced by Orange Is the New Black creator […]

Stephen Dorff joins season 3 of ‘True Detective’

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Stephen Dorff joins season 3 of True Detective! Stephen Dorff has been cast in “True Detective” Season 3 at HBO. Dorff will play Roland West, an Arkansas State Investigator who, along with his partner, has his life and career influenced over three decades by a baffling crime. Dorff is a film and television actor who is known […]

Helena Bonham Carter joins ‘The Crown’

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The Crown adds Helena Bonham Carter to the cast! Helena Bonham Carter is in negotiations to play Princess Margaret on the upcoming third season of The Crown, sources say. Netflix had no comment. Carter would take over the role played in the first two seasons by Vanessa Kirby. The second season premiered December 8 on Netflix. […]

Hulu Renews MARVEL’S RUNAWAYS For Season Two

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Hulu’s Runaways has been renewed for a second season a day before the season one finale. After discovering their parents are super-villains in disguise, a group of teenagers band together to run away from their homes in order to atone for their parents’ actions and to discover the secrets of their origins. Based on the Marvel […]

QUANTICO Gets A Season 3 Premiere Date

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Quantico is set to return in the midseason with ABC revealing a return date for their espionage drama starring Priyanka Chopra. The show will replace Scandal which is currently in its final season. Quantico has undergone a number of shakeups after a breakout first season and a second season that featured numerous changes and didn’t fare […]

Kiernan Shipka To Star In Netflix Riverdale Spinoff

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Kiernan Shipka is set to star to the Netflix adaption of The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, the spinoff to runaway hit Riverdale. The as yet untitled project will take the classic character of Sabrina from Archie comics and adapt the 2014 comic The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina which is a much darker take on the […]