“Haven” actress Emily Rose joins the cast of the yet-untitled Marc Cherry Southern drama from ABC Studios. She has booked a series regular role opposite “Malibu Country” actress Reba McEntire.
“Gotham” actress Jamie Chung plays the mutant teleporter Blink in the Fox’s Marvel drama “X-Men” series. She is making a big jump from DC back to the Marvel universe.
“Hacksaw Ridge” director Mel Gibson may replace “Suicide Squad” director David Ayer and might be teaming up with “Mad Max” director George Miller in the upcoming sequel “Suicide Squad 2.” He is being courted by Warner Bros. to join the DC Extended Universe as the next director.
“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” director J.J. Abrams and “It” horror maestro Stephen King are teaming up for a secret Hulu anthology “Castle Rock.” The pair previously collaborated on the streaming service’s limited series “11.22.63,” which revisits the Kennedy assassination.
“Westworld” actor Jeffrey Wright, “The Legend of Tarzan” actor Alexander Skarsgard, and “Iron Man 3” actor James Badge Dale will star in Netflix’s adventure thriller “Hold the Dark.” They will keep the wolves at bay.
“Westworld” star Thandie Newton is in talks to join the cast in Young Han Solo “Star Wars” spinoff movie. She may be headed to a galaxy far, far away in the mysterious “Star Wars” anthology.
“NYPD Blue” alum Esai Morales has been tapped to guest-star in a recurring role in “Chicago Fire” Season 5. He is back on the beat and is heading to the Windy City.
“The LEGO Ninjago Movie” crew assembles to defend the Ninjago City with Jackie Chan’s character Sensei Wu leading them. Get ready to see some Kung Fu moves.
“Saturday Night Live” and “Ghostbusters” star Kate McKinnon will be voicing the beloved animated teacher Ms. Frizzle in Netflix’s “Magic School Bus” reboot. She replaces Lily Tomlin.
“Scary Movie” duo Jason Friedberg and Aaron Seltzer are planning and developing the “Star Wars” spoof “Star Worlds.” The farce awakens.