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‘John Wick 4’ Adds Another Certified Badass With Hiroyuki Sanada

Hiroyuki Sanada (Lost, Westworld, Mortal Kombat) was originally set to star in John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum as Zero, Wick’s primary adversary in that film. But an Achilles tendon injury took him out of contention, and he was eventually replaced by Mark Dacascos. Now history is righting itself, because Sanada has reportedly been cast in John Wick 4, reuniting with his old 47 Ronin co-star Keanu Reeves. According to Collider, Sanada has been added to the John Wick 4 cast, where he will pla...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Casting, Sequels, Army, Halle Berry, Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Jeremy Renner, Continental, Ian Mcshane, Reeves, Donnie Yen, Wick, Zack Snyder, John Wick

Sarah Polley’s ‘Women Talking’ Adds Rooney Mara, Claire Foy and More Alongside Frances McDormand

Writer/director Sarah Polley is directing an adaptation of Miriam Toews’ bestselling novel Women Talking, which now has an extensive cast complete with seasoned actors, as well as some fresh faces. MGM’s Orion Pictures and Plan B Entertainment have cast Claire Foy, Jessie Buckley, Rooney Mara, and Ben Whishaw alongside powerhouse Frances McDormand, who joined the film last year. Newcomers August Winter, Liv McNeil, and Kate Hallett are also filling out the cast with their feature film debuts. ...
Tags: Movies, Drama, Casting, Frances Mcdormand, Steven Soderbergh, Ben Whishaw, Claire Foy, MGM, Rooney Mara, Mara, Toews, Miriam Toews, McNeil, Jessie Buckley, Lisbeth Salander, Sarah Polley

Elijah Wood and Julia Davis Join Peter Dinklage in ‘Toxic Avenger’ Reboot

Elijah Wood and Julia Davis are the latest to join Legendary’s new Toxic Avenger movie, which is set to star Peter Dinklage as the  mutant superhero. The film is a reboot of ultra-low-budget franchise that began as a 1984 film and inexplicably spawned multiple sequels, an animated series, a comic, and a stage musical. Less than a week after it was announced that Kevin Bacon would be playing the villain of The Toxic Avenger, the reboot from Legendary starring Dinklage in the title role, Deadl...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Casting, Davis, BAFTA, Bulgaria, Julia Davis, Kevin Bacon, Bacon, Elijah-Wood, Sky Atlantic, Wood, Remakes, Kevin Smith, Jacob Tremblay, Legendary Pictures

‘Everest’ Will See Ewan McGregor Scale a Mountain With ‘Edge of Tomorrow’ Director Doug Liman

Mount Everest, the world’s tallest mountain above sea level, has been the subject of several movies and documentaries, including a star-studded but mostly forgettable 2015 film about the 1996 disaster that claimed eight lives. But Edge of Tomorrow and The Bourne Identity director Doug Liman is now set to make his own Mount Everest film – the not-exactly-creatively-titled Everest – and Ewan McGregor (Trainspotting, Moulin Rouge), Sam Heughan (Outlander), and Mark Strong (Green Lantern, Shazam!) ...
Tags: Movies, Casting, Everest, Charlie Hunnam, Tom Cruise, Mount Everest, True Story, Mark Strong, Sam Heughan, Richard Dreyfuss, Mallory, Action/Adventure, Doug-Liman, Ewan-McGregor, Liman, Sheldon Turner

‘In Bruges’ Director Martin McDonagh’s New Movie With Colin Farrell and Brendan Gleason is Filming This Year

You know what they say: if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. After Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri garnered plenty of awards attention (not to mention a fair amount of controversy) four years ago, writer/director Martin McDonagh is back with his next project… and he’s bringing along some familiar faces, too. Fans of McDonagh’s first feature film In Bruges will be especially excited about this one, which was announced early last year, right before the COVID-19 pandemic brought the world to...
Tags: Comedy, Movies, Drama, Casting, Ireland, Colin-Farrell, Brendan-Gleeson, Bruges, Martin Mcdonagh, Farrell, McDonagh, Gleeson, Robert Eggers, The Banshees of Inisherin, Brendan Gleason, Irish Mirror McDonagh

Steven Spielberg’s Movie About His Childhood Casts ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ Breakout Julia Butters

At only 12 years old, Julia Butters is taking Hollywood by storm. Her resume includes acting roles in popular shows like Transparent and American Housewife, but it was her role as Trudi Fraser in Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood that really won audiences over. Now, Steven Spielberg has cast Butters in his latest untitled Amblin film for a role that is sweetly inspired by his sister. Deadline announced that Butters is the latest actor to be cast in Spielberg’s upcoming film t...
Tags: Hbo, Hollywood, Movies, Drama, Casting, Arizona, Quentin Tarantino, Spielberg, John Williams, Steven-Spielberg, Paul Dano, Dakota, Michelle Williams, Ingmar Bergman, Kushner, Tony Kushner Munich Lincoln

‘Vacation Friends’, a Comedy Starring John Cena and Lil Rel Howery, is Heading to Hulu This Summer

If you’ve been jonesing for a new John Cena comedy (F9 does not count, despite that franchise’s comical relationship with physics), the wait is almost over. Not only is Cena set to co-star in James Gunn’s comedically inclined superhero film The Suicide Squad in August, but that same month he will also be part of the ensemble cast of Vacation Friends, a new movie that also features Lil Rel Howery (Get Out, Bad Trip), Yvonne Orji (Night School, Insecure), and Meredith Hagner (Palm Springs, Search...
Tags: Hbo, Comedy, Movies, Casting, Disney, United States, Bill Murray, Bob, Chris Pratt, James Gunn, Hulu, Murray, Marcus, Mullen, John-Cena, Tom

‘Big Mouth’ Spin-Off ‘Human Resources’ Adds Aidy Bryant, Randall Park & More to the Voice Cast

The world of Netflix’s raunchy animated series Big Mouth will soon be expanding with the spin-off Human Resources. Taking place in the world of the hormone monsters Maurice and Connie (Nick Kroll and Maya Rudolph), the series will spend more time with the various creatures who guide humanity through all the stages of life, from childbirth to puberty and and even our autumn years. Since there are much more than hormone monsters hanging around, Netflix has recruited some top-tier voice talent to ...
Tags: Comedy, Television, Movies, Casting, Park, Netflix, Animation, Nick Kroll, Human Resources, Aidy Bryant, BoJack Horseman, Keke Palmer, Variety, Maya-Rudolph, Pete, Maurice

Vin Diesel, a Terrible Liar, Essentially Confirms He’ll Appear in the ‘Avatar’ Sequels

Last fall, James Cameron confirmed that live-action production on Avatar 2 had been completed down in New Zealand, and the crew was on the verge of finishing shooting for Avatar 3. However, there are still two more sequels slated in the sci-fi franchise, and it sounds like Vin Diesel will be part of them when the time comes. Back in the spring of 2019, Vin Diesel posted an Instagram video from the set of the Avatar sequels. At the time, the Fast and Furious franchise star seemed to hint that he...
Tags: Movies, Casting, Sci-fi, Avatar, Sequels, New Zealand, James-Cameron, 20th Century Fox, Marvel Studios, Vin-Diesel, HOROWITZ, MTV News, Tom Holland, Action/Adventure, Disney/Pixar, Josh Horowitz

Jack Black Falls for Ice Cube’s Mom in Upcoming Comedy ‘Oh Hell No’

Jack Black is ditching kid-friendly horror and jungle-infused adventures to fall in love again on screen. Black is in talks to star alongside Ice Cube in an upcoming Sony comedy film entitled Oh Hell No, an apt phrase and title for what sounds like an awkward plot. The news broke via The Hollywood Reporter, who relayed details about the film’s plot. The story follows the relationship of Sherman (Black) and Will (Cube) after Sherman falls in love with Will’s mom. While the synopsis is pretty ...
Tags: Casting, Comedy, Ice-Cube, Jack-Black, Oh Hell No

‘Red Sonja’ Movie May Be Casting Another Marvel Actor

Millennium’s Red Sonja cast may have just added another actor who has previously played in the Marvel Studios sandbox. Hannah John-Kamen, who played the mysterious villain Ghost in 2019’s Ant-Man and the Wasp, is starring in the sword-and-sandal fantasy epic that’s been mired in development hell for years, and now it appears that Thor and Thor: The Dark World actress Jaimie Alexander may be joining her in a whole different type of comic book movie. Has Jaimie Alexander Joined the Red Sonja ...
Tags: Amazon, Movies, Casting, Wikipedia, Netflix, Conan, Red Sonja, Thor, Marvel Studios, Remakes, Alexander, Sonja, Jaimie Alexander, Tasha, Roy Thomas, Comic Book/Superhero

Ryan Murphy’s Netflix Series ‘The Watcher’ Will Terrorize Naomi Watts and Bobby Cannavale

The Watcher, a new Ryan Murphy Netflix series inspired by creepy true events, has found its leads. Naomi Watts and Bobby Cannavale will star in the series as a married couple who move into the dream home – only to then start receiving disturbing letters from someone calling themselves The Watcher. And as strange as this all sounds, it actually happened – to a married couple living in Westfield, New Jersey. Deadline has the scoop that Naomi Watts and Bobby Cannavale will star in The Watcher, ...
Tags: Television, Movies, Casting, Netflix, Bobby Cannavale, Ryan Murphy, Naomi Watts, True Story, Murphy, Boulevard, Westfield New Jersey, Cannavale, The Watcher, Ryan Murphy Netflix, The Watcher Naomi Watts, Westfield New Jersey Deadline

‘Knives Out 2’ Adds ‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘Star Wars,’ and ‘Iron Fist’ Actress Jessica Henwick

Jessica Henwick is trading her swords for knives, as the latest cast member to join Rian Johnson’s Knives Out sequel. The Game of Thrones and Iron Fist star has been cast in Knives Out 2, joining Daniel Craig‘s detective Benoit Blanc alongside an array of series newcomers including Kate Hudson, Leslie Odom Jr., Kathryn Hahn, Dave Bautista, Janelle Monáe, and Edward Norton. Deadline reports that Jessica Henwick, who has appeared in supporting roles in Game of Thrones, Star Wars, and most nota...
Tags: Movies, Greece, Casting, Netflix, Sequels, Daniel Craig, Ryan Gosling, Johnson, Rian Johnson, Craig, Rian, Tran, Mystery/Suspense, Kelly Marie Tran, Ram Bergman, Colleen Wing

Todd Haynes Movie ‘May December’ Will Unite Natalie Portman and Julianne Moore for the First Time

Believe it or not, Natalie Portman and Julianne Moore have never made a movie together. But that’s about to change. Portman and Moore are set to star in May December, a new film from acclaimed filmmaker Todd Haynes (Carol). The film focuses on the story of a woman who married a man 23 years her junior, resulting in a tabloid romance. It’s been 20 years since the relationship first made headlines, and now a movie is being made about the story, and the actress who is set to play the woman comes t...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Drama, Julianne Moore, Casting, Will Ferrell, Natalie-Portman, Joe, Todd Haynes, First Time, Elizabeth, Haynes, Moore, CAMDEN Maine, Portman, Christine Vachon

‘Toxic Avenger’ Reboot Casts Kevin Bacon as Villain to Battle Peter Dinklage

Kevin Bacon is about to get his hands dirty. The Tremors and Footloose star has been cast in Legendary’s The Toxic Avenger, a reboot of the ultra-low-budget franchise that began with a 1984 film that inexplicably spawned multiple sequels, an animated series, a comic, and a stage musical. Peter Dinklage (Game of Thrones) has already been cast in the lead role, and Bacon will be playing the villain. Kevin Bacon is Your New Toxic Avenger Villain According to The Hollywood Reporter, Bacon has...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Casting, Netflix, Bulgaria, Kevin-Bacon, Bacon, James Gunn, Remakes, Kevin Smith, Legendary Pictures, Gunn, Peter Dinklage, Dinklage, Lloyd Kaufman, Troma

Netflix’s ‘Resident Evil’ Series Casts ‘John Wick’ Actor Lance Reddick as Villain Albert Wesker

Netflix has taken a different approach to casting a key role in its live-action Resident Evil series. Whereas the villainous character of Albert Wesker, the Big Bad of the entire Resident Evil franchise, has previously been portrayed as a blonde white guy, showrunner Andrew Dabb (Supernatural) has opted to switch things up by casting Lance Reddick (John Wick, The Wire) in that significant role. New Resident Evil Cast Across the Milla Jovovich-led Resident Evil movies from Paul W.S. Anderso...
Tags: Television, Movies, Casting, Sci-fi, Netflix, Adaptation, Jade, John Wick, Milla Jovovich, Reddick, Tom Hopper, Paul W S Anderson, Action/Adventure, Lance-Reddick, Resident Evil, Jason O Mara

Marvel’s ‘She-Hulk’ Casts ‘The Good Place’ Star Jameela Jamil as the Show’s Villain

Jameela Jamil, who broke out with her role as high society snob Tahani Al-Jamil in the delightful NBC sitcom The Good Place, is the latest performer to join the Marvel Cinematic Universe. A new report says Jamil has boarded the cast of She-Hulk, the upcoming Disney+ legal drama which stars Tatiana Maslany (Orphan Black) as Jennifer Walters, also known as She-Hulk after receiving a blood transfusion from her cousin, Bruce Banner. Jennifer is much more even-tempered than her cousin, though, and s...
Tags: Television, Movies, Nbc, Drama, Casting, Disney, Philadelphia, Marvel Studios, Mark Ruffalo, Morty, Rick, Bruce Banner, Kevin Feige, Jamil, MCU, Jameela Jamil

‘Twilight of the Gods’ Reveals Cast for Zack Snyder’s Norse Mythology Anime Series for Netflix

Zack Snyder‘s next Netflix project will be divine. Last summer, it was announced that the Army of the Dead filmmaker was teaming up with longtime creative partner Jay Oliva (The Dark Knight Returns) to create an all-new anime series for Netflix that will be set “in the world of Norse mythology.” As part of Netflix’s Geeked Week, the streamer announced the cast for the Norse-inspired anime series, which is now officially titled Twilight of the Gods. The cast is stacked with actors you may rec...
Tags: Television, Movies, Casting, Fantasy, Dc Comics, Netflix, Animation, Army, Batman, Robin, Snyder, Zack-Snyder, Oliva, Inge, Corey Stoll, Action/Adventure

‘Rick and Morty’ Day is Coming June 20, Season 5 Guest Stars Include Timothy Olyphant, Christina Ricci & More

This month, Adult Swim will be launching the first ever Rick and Morty Day celebration. They’ve got plenty of shenanigans planned for fans, including broadcasting the fifth season premiere from space among other special surprises. Speaking of surprises, today a handful of Rick and Morty season 5 guest stars were announced, including Timothy Olyphant and Christina Ricci. Get the lowdown on all the Rick and Morty updates below. Rick and Morty has featured an impressive array of guest stars acro...
Tags: Comedy, Adult Swim, Television, Movies, Casting, Mexico, US, Animation, Timothy-Olyphant, Christina-Ricci, Susan-Sarandon, Morty, Rick, Wong, Gillian Jacobs, Rick And Morty

‘MacGruber’ Series Adds Sam Elliott, Laurence Fishburne, Mickey Rourke to Cast

The gang’s all here for the MacGruber TV series at Peacock. The NBCUniversal streamer has added three impressive new cast members to the sequel series to the cult action-comedy film, with Sam Elliott, Laurence Fishburne, and Mickey Rourke joining the cast headed by Will Forte. Variety reports that Rourke has been cast as the villain of the eight-episode MacGruber series at Peacock. The Oscar-nominated The Wrestler actor will be playing Brigadier Commander Enos Queeth, “a mysterious villain f...
Tags: Comedy, Television, Movies, Casting, Abc, US, America, Oscar, Mickey-Rourke, Kristen Wiig, Remakes, Elliott, Rourke, Perry, Peacock, Ryan Phillippe

‘The Pale Blue Eye’ Casts ‘Harry Potter’ Actor as a Mystery-Solving Edgar Allan Poe

Harry Melling, who got his start playing the irksome Dudley Dursley in the Harry Potter movies, has joined Netflix’s The Pale Blue Eye cast. Christian Bale (The Dark Knight) is set to star in the film for director Scott Cooper (Crazy Heart), playing a former detective who is hired to solve a series of murders at West Point Academy and is partnered up with a young cadet named Edgar Allan Poe (Melling). Deadline reports that Harry Melling will play famed writer and poet Edgar Allan Poe in The P...
Tags: Movies, Casting, New York City, Time, Edgar Allan Poe, Netflix, Adaptation, Harry Potter, Christian Bale, James Gray, Coen Brothers, Beth, Antonio Campos, Dudley Dursley, Scott Cooper, Landor

‘Stranger Things’ Season 4 Heads to Hawkins High With a Bunch of New Cast Members

Stranger Things season 4 is going to have more than a few new faces. Several new cast members for the upcoming season have been announced, along with details on who they’ll be playing. I guess if you consider even the smallest detail of an upcoming show to be a spoiler you might not want to keep reading this. Otherwise, let’s take a look at the newest Stranger Things season 4 cast members, shall we? Amybeth McNulty as Vickie Vickie is described as “a cool, fast talking band nerd who catch...
Tags: Movies, Casting, Netflix, Hopper, Morgan, Anne, McNulty, Chen, Hawkins, Brett Gelman, Patrick Patrick, Truitt, Stranger Things, Van Dien, David Harbour, Amybeth McNulty

‘Knives Out 2’ Adds ‘Outer Banks’ Actress Madelyn Cline to Its List of Suspects

Madelyn Cline, who plays Sarah Cameron on Netflix’s hit show Outer Banks, has just become the latest member of Rian Johnson‘s Knives Out 2 cast. She joins an impressive roster of talent in the upcoming murder mystery sequel, including Daniel Craig returning as the Southern-fried detective Benoit Blanc and newcomers Kate Hudson, Leslie Odom Jr., Kathryn Hahn, Dave Bautista, Janelle Monáe, and Edward Norton. According to Deadline, Outer Banks breakout actress Madelyn Cline will be mixing it up ...
Tags: Hbo, Hollywood, Movies, Lionsgate, Casting, Netflix, Sequels, Daniel Craig, Edward Norton, Johnson, Cw, Joel Edgerton, Rian Johnson, Craig, Tina, Outer Banks

‘The Pentaverate’: Mike Myers to Play Seven Characters in New Netflix Series, Which Sounds Like a Threat

Mike Myers is heading to Netflix for a new TV show. The Austin Powers and Love Guru star is creating and executive producing a Netflix limited series called The Pentaverate, in which he will play seven “brand new characters” alongside a cast that includes Ken Jeong (Community), Keegan Michael-Key (Key and Peele), Debi Mazar (Goodfellas), and more. The show is about a secret society – a topic Myers has clearly been fascinated by for years, since one of his characters went on a rant about this sa...
Tags: Comedy, Television, Movies, Casting, Fox, Netflix, Mike-Myers, Jennifer Saunders, Sanders, Myers, Ken Jeong, Keegan Michael Key, Debi Mazar, Robbie Fox, Tim Kirkby, Pentaverate

‘DC League of Super-Pets’ Teaser Introduces the Super Voice Cast, Including Kevin Hart as Ace the Bat-Hound

DC Comics has produced a wide variety of animated movies featuring their iconic superheroes and villains. But only every now and then does one of those animated comic book productions make it to theaters. Next year, we’ll get to see a team of DC Comics superheroes make their debut on the big screen, including a couple very good boys. DC League of Super-Pets will give the superpowered pets of Superman, Batman, and other DC Comics heroes the spotlight with their own animated movie. Dwayne Johnson...
Tags: Movies, Casting, Dwayne-Johnson, Superman, Dc Comics, Animation, Batman, Kevin-Hart, Natasha Lyonne, Vanessa Bayer, Keanu-Reeves, Warner Brothers, Sam Levine, Nicholas Stoller, Levine, Diego Luna

‘John Wick 4’ Adds ‘It’ Star Bill Skarsgård, But Probably Not as a Killer Demonic Clown

Bill Skarsgård, who memorably put his own spin on the creepy clown Pennywise in Andy Muschietti’s two-film adaptation of Stephen King’s It, is about to dive headfirst into the action genre. According to a new report, Skarsgård is the latest actor to join the John Wick 4 cast, lining up for some bone-crunching mayhem alongside veterans like Keanu Reeves, Donnie Yen, Ian McShane, and more. Collider reports that Bill Skarsgård has been cast in John Wick 4, but unfortunately it’s unclear what ch...
Tags: New York, Movies, Casting, Stephen King, Sequels, Yen, Laurence Fishburne, Continental, Ian Mcshane, Donnie Yen, Wick, John Wick, Rina Sawayama, Matt Reeves, Lionsgate Films, Action/Adventure

‘She Said’ Will Let Carey Mulligan and Zoe Kazan Take Down Harvey Weinstein

The Harvey Weinstein scandal sent shockwaves through Hollywood when The New York Times broke the story in 2017 – not necessarily because of the sexual nature of the crimes Weinstein allegedly committed, but because a high-powered producer was actually being forced to suffer consequences in an industry that often looked the other way. Now the story of Weinstein’s downfall is coming to the big screen in a new movie from Universal Pictures. Carey Mulligan and Zoe Kazan are in negotiations to play ...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Drama, Keira Knightley, Casting, New York Times, Harvey Weinstein, Broadway, Universal, Steve McQueen, Carey Mulligan, True Story, Colette, She Said, Maria Schrader, Weinstein

‘The Matrix 4’ Reunites ‘Speed Racer’ Co-Star Christina Ricci with Director Lana Wachowski

The Matrix 4 is coming to theaters and HBO Max this winter, but we barely know anything about it, and that includes the official title for the sci-fi action sequel. However, thanks to an update to the press kit by Warner Bros. Pictures, we now know about an additional cast member that we hadn’t heard until now. After co-starring in Lana & Lilly Wachowski’s big screen adaptation of Speed Racer, actress Christina Ricci will reunite with the former of the filmmaking duo by taking a role in The Mat...
Tags: Movies, Casting, Sci-fi, Sequels, Showtime, Christina-Ricci, Neil Patrick Harris, Warner Brothers, Jada Pinkett Smith, Warner Bros Pictures, Wachowskis, Lana Wachowski, Action/Adventure, Lilly Wachowski, Daniel Bernhardt, The Matrix 4

‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ Sequel Cast Adds Issa Rae as Spider-Woman

The Spider-Verse is starting to take shape again. Issa Rae has joined the Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse sequel cast as Jessica Drew, AKA Spider-Woman. Rae is the first new cast member to be announced for the sequel, which will bring back Shameik Moore as Miles Morales and Hailee Steinfeld as Gwen Stacey. Joaquim Dos Santos, Kemp Powers, and Justin K. Thompson are directing the film, with Phil Lord and Christopher Miller returning to produce and contribute to the script. The Hollywood Rep...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Casting, Animation, Sequels, Sony, Phil Lord, Hailee Steinfeld, Miller, Miles, Rae, Christopher Miller, Miles Morales, Kimiko Glenn, Jake Johnson, Issa Rae

‘Emergency Contact’, a High-Octane Action Film, to Star Yahya Abdul-Mateen II and Be Produced By Dwayne Johnson

Looks like Dwayne Johnson needs to update his personal information and write down a new name as his emergency contact: Watchmen and Aquaman actor Yahya Abdul-Mateen II. Johnson and his frequent collaborator Beau Flynn have teamed up to produce a high-octane action movie called Emergency Contact, which has Abdul-Mateen II on board as an executive producer and the film’s star. Details are being kept under wraps for now, but the film is described as “a high-concept, high-octane action film set in ...
Tags: Amazon, Hbo, Movies, Casting, Dwayne-Johnson, Aaron Sorkin, Michael Bay, Chicago, Netflix, Johnson, Warner Brothers, Damon Lindelof, George Miller, Flynn, Austin Texas, Cal

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