Category Archives: Casting News

Jesse Plemons Joins Disney’s ‘The Jungle Cruise’

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Deadline confirmed, Disney has cast Jesse Plemons in The Jungle Cruise. Starring Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt, Plemons is expected to play one of the villains. Michael Green (Logan) will write the script while Jaume Collet-Serra is attached to direct. The film is based from the classic theme park attraction from Disney.  They’re setting it up as the next “Pirates of the […]

Gino Vento Set To Recur on MAYANS MC

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Sons of Anarchy spinoff Mayans MC has cast Gino Vento (The Deuce) in a recurring role. Mayans MC is set in a post-Jax Teller world, where EZ Reyes (JD Pardo), fresh out of prison, is a prospect in the Mayan MC charter on the Cali/Mexi border. Now EZ must carve out his new outlaw identity in a […]

ANGRY BIRDS 2 Announces Voice Cast

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Hit mobile game Angry Birds has spawned a film sequel and today the project announced the voice cast. Leslie Jones, Rachel Bloom, Sterling K. Brown, Eugenio Derbez, Zach Woods, Awkwafina and Lil Rel Howery are set to join the sequel which is set for release next year. Josh Gad, Bill Hader, Danny McBride and Peter Dinklage will be […]

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 […]

CBS Renews 11 Of Its Shows

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CBS has given more early renewals this time announcing that 11 of their shows will be returning. Blue Bloods, Bull, Hawaii Five-O, Madam Secretary, MacGyver, NCIS: Los Angeles, NCIS: New Orleans, Survivor, The Amazing Race, 48 Hours and 60 Minutes have all been renewed for new seasons. For those keeping score that brings CBS renewals up to 17 […]

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 […]

Steven Spielberg Set To direct DC’s Blackhawk Film Adaption

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Steven Spielberg (Ready Player One) has signed to direct a film adaption of the DC Comics property Blackhawk. Blackhawk was the leader of the Blackhawk Squadron, an elite group of pilots that fought in World War II. It is unknown if the setting for the character will be changed for the film adaption. Blackhawk was […]

STRANGER THINGS Adds Cary Elwes & Jake Busey

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Stranger Things has revealed new cast members for season three, Cary Elwes and Jake Busey. Elwes is set to play Mayor Kline described in the Netflix promotional material as “handsome, slick, and sleazy. Your classic ’80s politician – more concerned with his own image than with the people of the small town he governs.”  Busey will […]

Showtime Set To Remake British Comedy THE WRONG MANS

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Showtime look set to remake British comedy series The Wrong Mans. The original show was created and starred James Corden & Matthew Baynton with the two onboard for a US remake. Bad Robot Productions, Warner Bros TV and BBC Studios will handle the production. The Wrong Mans follows two ordinary office workers (one played by Ben Schwartz) who have […]