All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Casting News’

Claire Holt Returns to ‘The Originals:’ How Long Will She Stay?

Claire Holt returns to The Originals, again. Last March, Holt’s surprise exit shocked The Originals viewers. During the 2014 PaleyFest, the Australian actress spoke about her decision to leave the show. Holt wanted to spend some time with her friends and family. “As far as I’m concerned, this is a temporary hiatus. I’m taking a little vacation in the sun, …

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Amy Adams Will Play Janis Joplin in Biopic Directed by ‘Dallas Buyers Club’ Director

In an upcoming biopic, Amy Adams will play the legendary rock star Janis Joplin. Adams originally became attached to the film, titled Janis Joplin: Get It While You Can, in 2010. She later dropped out of it. Other actresses and singers who were rumored to play Joplin in biopics include Zooey Deschanel, Pink, Lili Taylor, Renee Zellweger, and Reese Witherspoon. According …

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Penelope Cruz Set To Join ‘Zoolander 2′: Who Else Will Be In It?

Penelope Cruz may join Ben Stiller in a catwalk showdown. The Spanish beauty is in talks to co-star in a Zoolander sequel. Deadline reports that Cruz has signed on as a yet unknown character in the film. It’s safe to assume that Esquire’s Sexiest Woman Alive will channel her modeling days to prepare for her Zoolander 2 character. Stiller will …

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Rooney Mara and Ben Mendelsohn Set to Star in ‘Blackbird’

Rooney Mara and Ben Mendelsohn co-star in an upcoming dark, romance-drama, Blackbird. Mara and Mendelsohn play two former lovers who reunite after a fifteen year separation. Blackbird is the screen-adaptation of the award winning David Harrower’s 2005 play. It was the 2007 recipient of the Oliver Award for best new play. Jean Doumanian and Patrick Daly are set to produce …

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Jeri Ryan Joins Gibbs’ Ex-Wives Club on ‘NCIS’

NCIS finally solves a long time mystery with the help of Jeri Ryan. Ryan guest stars on the hit CBS series as Leroy Jethro Gibbs'(Mark Harmon) second ex-wife, Rebecca. She appears on a January 2015 episode of the show. Last January, NCIS showrunner, Gary Glasberg, teased about the possibility of meeting the final member of the Gibbs’ ex-wives club. “I …

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Yvette Nicole Brown Exits ‘Community,’ and Thanks Fans for Support

Yvette Nicole Brown  plans to exit Community after five seasons. On the series, Brown plays Shirley Bennett, a vital character in the community group. She asked Community‘s executive producers Dan Harmon and Chris McKenna to release her from her contract for personal reasons. They approved her request. Brown decided to leave the series to take care of her sick father. “My …

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Charlie Sheen Wants to Return to ‘Two and a Half Men’

Charlie Harper may rise from the dead on Two and a Half Men. Charlie Sheen has reached out to the Two and a Half Men production team about ressurrecting his role as Charlie Harper. Sheen was imfamously fired from the show after he did a series of interviews attacking the series’ creator, Chuck Lorre, and the people who control CBS …

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Michael Socha Joins ‘Once Upon a Time’ as a Series Regular

Once Upon a Time in Wonderland now resides in TV show heaven, but one of its stars gets a new life on the parent series. Yesterday Entertainment Weekly exclusively announced that Michael Socha plans to join the cast of Once Upon a Time as a series regular. The series has not yet been renewed by ABC for a fourth season, …

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Pharrell Williams Joins ‘The Voice’

Next season, a multi-Grammy winning and Oscar nominated singer takes a seat in The Voice’s revolving mentor chairs. Pharrell Williams adds another gig to his already busy schedule by becoming a mentor on The Voice’s seventh season. On March 31, The Voice announced, via their official Twitter account, that Williams will replace season 1-3 and 5 mentor Cee Lo Green, …

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Michael Chiklis Joins the Freak Show on ‘American Horror Story’

This week, via Twitter, Ryan Murphy announced the title of the next season of American Horror Story, which will be called Freak Show. And as you might have guessed, it’s about a freak show.  During last night’s American Horror Story PaleyFest panel, Murphy revealed some other juicy details about this pending season. The cast of American Horror Story: Coven took …

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‘How I Met Your Mother’ Spin-Off Casts a New Lead

The How I Met Your Mother spin-off, How I Met Your Dad, decided to replace an actress even before they filmed the pilot episode. Merely a day after this decision, they have hired her replacement. Yesterday, news broke that Krysta Rodriguez was exiting the series after only doing a table read. Deadline cites that the casting change was due to …

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‘Girl Meets World’ Welcomes Two More Familiar Faces

Mr. Feeny’s return to television may be the most talked about Girl Meets World cameo, but it may not be for long. The Girl Meets World cast welcomed a couple of Boy Meets World alumni to their set recently to film a very special episode. In 2012 Disney set plans in motion for a Boy Meets World spin-off called Girl …

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