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Dani Fernandez From ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ and Roy Wood Jr. from ‘The Daily Show’ to Star in HBO Max Comedy ‘1% Happy’

It was announced earlier today that new comedy series 1% Happy will be coming to the new subscription service HBO Max! Starring Dani Fernandez from Ralph Breaks the Internet and Roy Wood Jr. from The Daily Show, the single-camera series will follow a young, clinically depressed woman visiting a weekly support group after reuniting with her distant father. Fernandez and […]

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Awkwafina Reportedly in Talks to voice Scuttle in Disney’s Live-Action ‘The Little Mermaid’

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Crazy Rich Asians and Ocean’s Eight star, Awkwafina, is in early talks to voice the knickknack collecting seagull, Scuttle, in Disney’s live-action adaptation of The Little Mermaid. This potential casting news comes a few days after it was revealed that Melissa McCarthy is in the early stages of negotiations to play the wicked sea witch, […]

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Melissa McCarthy in Early Talks to Play Ursula the Sea Witch in Disney’s Live-Action ‘The Little Mermaid’

With a string of television and film credits to her name, including two Academy Award nominations, Melissa McCarthy is in talks to star as the villainess Ursula in Disney’s live-action adaptation of The Little Mermaid. According to Variety, sources have said that the deal has not been completed. This is the first piece of news about the much buzzed about […]

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Natasha Rothwell​, Jacob Latimore, Karan Soni and More Join Tiffany Haddish in ‘Limited Partners’

Paramount Players’ comedy Limited Partners has expanded its cast! Krystal‘s Jacob Latimore, Insecure‘s Natasha Rothwell and Deadpool’s Karan Soni have recently joined the cast alongside Tiffany Haddish and Rose Bryne. The film follows two friends who build a successful company but the women find their relationship tested following a buyout offer of the company. The full cast list includes Ari Graynor, […]

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‘Locke & Key’ Live-Action Fancast

Locke and Key is one of the most famous indie comics and arguably one of the best horror comics out there. It was published by IDW, and created by Joe Hill (Writer) and Gabriel Rodriguez (Illustrator.) This series follows 3 siblings of the Locke family: Tyler, Kinsey, and Bode, as they move to Massachusetts into the family estate, Keyhouse, after […]

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Henry Golding to Star Opposite Kate Beckinsale in Guy Ritchie’s ‘Toff Guys’

Henry Golding is booked and busy, nabbing another leading role; this time in Guy Ritchie’s Toff Guys, opposite Kate Beckinsale and Matthew McConaughey. Guy Ritchie’s follow up to Disney’s Aladdin will have him going back to his roots with another British crime-drama. Golding, Beckinsale and McConaughey will topline the crime-drama for Miramax. The film is expected to be in the same […]

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Diego Boneta Joins Milla Jovovich in ‘Monster Hunter’

Diego Boneta (Luis Miguel) has joined the cast of Paul W.S. Anderson’s latest video game adaptation, Monster Hunter. Boneta made his feature debut in the star-studded musical Rock of Ages and recently starred as iconic Latin singer, Luis Miguel, for Netflix’s Spanish-language biopic series. The Mexican musician and actor will join Milla Jovovich, Ron Perlman (Sons of Anarchy), Tony Jaa […]

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Chris Evans Joins Daniel Craig in Rian Johnson’s Murder Mystery ‘Knives Out’

Chris Evans will be joining Daniel Craig in Rian Johnson’s follow-up to Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Roles are still unclear, but considering both Evans and Craig are high-profile actors, they may be the leads what could become a star-studded ensemble. Knives Out made a splash at the Toronto International Film Festival where MRC bought the world rights to the highly […]

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Winston Duke Cast in Action/Thriller ‘Heroine’

Fresh off his breakout role as M’Baku in Marvel’s Black Panther, Winston Duke is set to star in action/thriller, Heroine. Heroine centers around a mother and domestic abuse survivor who moves to a new neighborhood in hopes for a fresh start. However, that hope quickly dies as she finds herself into trouble when she witnesses a kidnapping by an Aryan gang. […]

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Rosie Perez Cast as Renee Montoya in ‘Birds of Prey’

Rosie Perez has landed the role Renee Montoya in Cathy Yan’s Birds of Prey adaptation for Warner Bros. Perez joins Margot Robbie, Jurnee Smollett-Bell, and Mary Elizabeth Winstead. Perez is a critically acclaimed actress with multiple Emmy nominations, as well as an Oscar and Golden Globe nomination for her work in  the 1993 film, Fearless. Most recently starred on NBC’s Rise. Renee […]

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Jennifer Beals Joins DC Universe’s ‘Swamp Thing’

Jennifer Beals is joining the cast of DC Universe’s upcoming Swamp Thing series. In a recurring role, Beals will portray Sheriff Lucilia Cable who is described as “tough as nails and pragmatic, Cable’s fierce devotion to her son, Matt, is rivaled only by her sworn duty to serve and protect the town of Marais.” Beals joins previously announced cast members Crystal […]