Author Archives: Madeline Klepec

Hulu picks up series ‘PEN15’

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Hulu has picked up the series PEN15! Hulu has ordered 10 episodes of middle school comedy PEN15, starring Maya Erskine and Anna Konkle. The comedy, co-created by Erskine, Konkle and Sam Zvibleman, is described as middle school as it really happened. Erskine and Konkle play versions of themselves as 13-year-old outcasts in the year 2000, surrounded […]

Virginia Madsen & Valeria Cotto join ‘Sarah’

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Virginia Madsen and Valeria Cotto join Sarah! In today’s film news, Virginia Madsen takes on a supernatural thriller; Jason Wiles, Michael Beach, Lonnie Chavis, and Ryan Merriman star in “Sunny Daze”; and FilmNation takes sales rights to Almodovar’s latest. Virginia Madsen and “The Florida Project” star Valeria Cotto will star in the independent supernatural movie “Sarah” […]

Sophia Lillis joins ‘Nancy Drew And The Hidden Staircase’

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Sophia Lillis is joining Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase! Sophia Lillis, last seen as Beverly Marsh in Warner Bros’ blockbuster picture,  It, has been tapped as the title character in the studios’ Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase film adaptation, based on the popular Nancy Drew books.  Ellen DeGeneres, Jeff Kleeman, and Chip Diggins are […]

‘SciJinks’ gets premiere date on Science Channel

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SciJinks has a premiere date on Science Channel!  Science Channel has set 10 PM Wednesday, May 16, for the premiere of SciJinks, its new science-themed prank show hosted by Johnny Galecki. The eight half-hour episodes will see The Big Bang Theory star orchestrating a team of inventive scientists who use science to feed people’s minds — and to […]

Taron Egerton to play Elton John in ‘Rocketman’

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Taro Egerton is taking on the role of Elton John in the biopic Rocketman! Taron Egerton will star as in Elton John in “Rocketman,” the biopic about the famed singer, with Paramount Pictures nearing a deal to finance and distribute worldwide. Dexter Fletcher, who replaced Bryan Singer to direct the Freddie Mercury biopic “Bohemian Rhapsody,” is […]

Drake releases new album name and release date

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Drake has dropped the name and release date for his upcoming album! Drake teased his new album via a series of Instagram posts (pasted below) starting Monday and carrying into Tuesday afternoon: Judging by the posts, the album is called “Scorpion,” it’s due in June, and as usual it was executive produced by his longtime collaborators […]

Noah Jupe joins ‘Honey Boy’

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Noah Jupe will be playing young Shia LaBeouf in Honey Boy! “A Quiet Place” star Noah Jupe will play the young version of Shia LaBeouf in the independent drama “Honey Boy.” Lucas Hedges will portray the young-adult version of LaBeouf, while LaBeouf will play his own father. The movie is about a child star attempting to mend […]

Amanda Seyfried joins ‘The Art of Racing In The Rain’

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Amanda Seyfried is teaming up with Milo Ventimiglia for The Art of Racing in the Rain! Amanda Seyfried is set to co-star as Milo Ventimiglia’s wife Eve in Fox 2000’s film adaptation of The Art of Racing In The Rain, directed by Simon Curtis (My Week with Marilyn, Woman in Gold, Goodbye Christopher Robin). Based on […]

Ed Skrein joins ‘Maleficent’ sequel as villain

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Ed Skrein has been cast as a villain in the sequel of Malificent!  “Deadpool” actor Ed Skrein is in final negotiations to join Disney’s “Maleficent” sequel. Angelina Jolie and Elle Fanning are returning to starring in the fantasy film, with “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales” helmer Joachim Ronning to direct. Exact details behind […]

First look: Emma Stone & Jonah Hill in Netflix’s ‘Maniac’

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Check out Emma Stone and Jonah Hill with the first picture from Netflix’s Maniac! Netflix has released first look images of upcoming Emma Stone and Jonah Hillseries Maniac from True Detective director Cary Fukunaga. The anticipated black comedy follows two strangers who find themselves caught up in a mind-bending pharmaceutical trial gone awry. Also among the cast are Sally Field, […]