Category Archives: Casting News

Melissa Benoist & Julia Garner join ‘Waco’

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Melissa Benoist and Julia Garner are teaming up for Waco! Supergirl star Melissa Benoist and Julia Garner (Grandma) have been tapped as leads opposite Michael Shannon and Taylor Kitsch in Waco, the six-part event series that will be part of the inaugural slate launching Viacom’s Paramount Network in January 2018. Produced by Weinstein Television, the series — based […]

Chris Evans joins Broadway’s ‘Lobby Hero’

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Chris Evans is heading to the Big Apple to star in Broadway’s Lobby Hero! Chris Evans will make his Broadway debut in Kenneth Lonergan’s play “Lobby Hero,” starring opposite Michael Cera in a production that will reopen the newly renovatedHelen Hayes Theater and launch the Broadway programming of the nonprofit Second Stage Theater. “Lobby Hero,” […]

Thomas Calabro joins ‘The Last Ship’

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Thomas Calabro joins season 5 of The Last Ship! Former Melrose Place resident Thomas Calabro is boarding The Last Ship. Calabro is set to recur next summer, during Season 5 of TNT’s summertime action-drama, in the role of Don Kinkaid, the general in charge of the modest Army that the United States has built up […]

Denis O’Hare Joins Netflix Drama PRIVATE LIFE

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Denis O’Hare (True Blood, American Horror Story) has been cast in Netflix film Private Life. Written and directed by Tamara Jenkins, Private Life follows an author who is undergoing multiple fertility therapies to get pregnant, putting her relationship with her husband on edge. O’Hare will co-star as fertility specialist Dr. Dordick. The film also stars  Kathryn Hahn, […]

Lifetime To Adapt Thriller Novel YOU

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Lifetime has greenlit a TV adaption of thriller You from Greg Berlanti (The CW DC slate) and Sera Gamble (The Magicians). You is described as a 21st century love story that asks, “What would you do for love?” When a brilliant bookstore manager crosses paths with an aspiring writer, his answer becomes clear: anything. Using […]

LIFE-SIZE 2 Coming To Freeform

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Family film Life-Size is set for a sequel starring Tyra Banks some 18 years after the original was released. The project was orignally announced as being in the works back in 2012 and Banks signalled her involvement early on, there is no word on whether or not her costar Lindsay Lohan will appear in the […]

Rosamund Pike to play Marie Colvin in untitled film

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Rosamund Pike will be playing war reporter Marie Colvin in an untitled film! Rosamund Pike has been set to portray Marie Colvin in the untitled film about the American reporter who worked in conflict zones including Chechnya, Kosovo, Sierra Leone, Zimbabwe and Sri Lanka, where she lost her left eye in 2001. Colvin, who wore […]

Keith Carradine joins ‘Old Man And The Gun’

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Keith Carradine joins the cast of Old Man and the Gun! Keith Carradine has joined the cast of Old Man And The Gun, the David Lowery-directed drama that stars Robert Redford and Casey Affleck. It’s a reunion of sorts for Carradine, who along with Affleck starred in Lowery’s 2013 pic Ain’t Them Bodies Saints. Fox […]

Luke Hemsworth joins ‘Encounter’

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Luke Hemsworth joins Encounter! “Westworld” star Luke Hemsworth has come on board as the lead in Beyond Casual Media’s sci-fi drama “Encounter.” The story will center on a group of friends making a remarkable discovery in a rural field — a crashed spacecraft with  a survivor. When they bring the otherworldly being home, they soon […]

Gina Rodriguez To Star In CARMEN SANDIEGO Reboot

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Gina Rodriguez (Jane The Virgin) will provide the voice of Carmen Sandiego in a reboot of the animated kids show Where In The World Is Carmen Sandiego? on Netflix. The show started out as an educational computer game that taught kids geography and then went on as sequels, an animated series, books and live action game […]