Seriously You’d Kidnap Malawi Children If You Didn’t Know These Film & TV Updates!

  • Shiloh Fernandez has been cast in the lead of THE EVIL DEAD remake. (Yeah I don’t know who he is either, google him)
  • Viola Davis (The Help) has been cast in BEAUTIFUL CREATURES, a fantasy novel series adaption, for Warner Bros. with a view to it becoming a franchise for the studio. She’ll be playing a Seer.
  • Catherine Keener & Tom Hanks are cast as a married couple in CAPTAIN PHILLIPS for director Paul Greengrass (The Bourne Ultimatum). A Boat captain is taken hostage from Somali Pirates – based on a true story.
  • Sharon Stone has signed on to Tony Kaye’s (American History X, Detachment) new film ‘ATTACHMENT’ as a wife who has an affair with a young man. The man then proceeds to stalk her.
  • Jessica Chastain (The Help) and Joel Edgerton (The Thing) has been cast in dual movies THE DISAPPEARANCE OF ELEANOR RIGBY: HIS and THE DISAPPEARANCE OF ELEANOR RIGBY: HER. The love story explores a New York City couple’s relationship during a difficult time in their marriage from the perspectives of the restaurant owner husband and of the wife, who goes back to college. (Thanks Collider)
  • Octavia Spencer (The Help) has been cast in a sci-fi thriller called SNOW PIERCER
  • Lizzy Caplan & Michael Sheen are headlining a new TV show MASTERS OF SEX
  • Katherine Heigl has been cast in the thriller FACE BLIND
  • Eric Bana and Rebecca Hall have been cast as leads in a new, as yet untitled, thriller.
  • INSIDIOUS 2 is now in the works.
  • THE LANGUAGE OF FLOWERS novel is being adapted for a movie by the writer of RACHEL GETTING MARRIED – Jenny Lumet
  • Andrew Lloyd Webbers LOVE NEVER DIES is going to get a bow on U.S. Cinema Screens as an alternative content event
  • THE MOUNTAIN BETWEEN US novel is being adapted for a movie and Gerado Naranjo (Miss Bala) is pegged to direct it.
  • THE SECRET LIFE OF THE AMERICAN TEENAGER has been renewed for a 2nd season
  • PAUL THE MALE MATCHMAKER Mockumentary TV Series has been bought by HULU