Casting


Spooky Eastwood Clone Set to Join Guy Ritchie’s “Cash Truck”

Plenty of people have tried to tell me that Scott Eastwood isn’t a clone of his “father”, film-maker extraordinaire Clint Eastwood. That’s fine, keep trying to convince me. I will not change my mind. Someone, somewhere, found a way to clone Eastwood the Elder, and now the clone is working his way through Hollywood, wracking […]


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“Kung Fury 2”: Alexandra Shipp Reunites with Michael Fassbender for Action-Comedy Sequel

David Sandberg’s Kung Fury 2 continues being stacked with star power, with Alexandra Shipp set to reunite with X-Men: Dark Phoenix co-star Michael Fassbender on the action-comedy film. Shipp and Fassbender join Sandberg and 80’s icons Arnold Schwarzenegger and David Hasselhoff on the project. Sandberg is set to write, direct, and star as the title character. Originally […]

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“FINISH HIM!” New “Mortal Kombat” Movie Will Have Fatalities

A new Mortal Kombat movie is in the works, and will be produced by Aquaman’s James Wan. The movie will definitely have an R-rating, with screenwriter Greg Russo confirming that the movie will have a signature element of the video games the movie is based off of— yes, for the first time ever, a Mortal […]

Zack Snyder is Ramping Up Casting on "Army of the Dead" for Netflix

Zack Snyder is Ramping Up Casting on “Army of the Dead” for Netflix

Zack Snyder is getting back behind the camera for his first feature film since 2017’s Justice League, and he’s looking for a few good zombies to fill out the ranks of his Army of the Dead. The movie will be shooting in Atlantic City this September, but takes place in zombie-infested Las Vegas. Army of […]

“Suicide Squad 2:” Storm Reid May Join, Won’t Confirm Snyder Cut

Most of us know Storm Reid for her work in A Wrinkle in Time, but, according to Variety, you might be seeing her play the daughter of Idris Elba’s character in James Gunn’s upcoming Suicide Squad 2. Reid will be joining Margot Robbie, Joel Kinnaman, Jai Courtney, and Viola Davis in the film. Pete, the […]

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Warner Bros Definitely NOT Casting for “Akira” Movie

There has been a lot of speculation around the Bleeding Cool offices this morning over a casting call that just went out from Warner Bros. While it would be easy to think that these description read an awful lot like the characters from Akira, there are several things that totally make us think this is […]

Dwayne Johnson, Gal Gadot & Ryan Reynolds on “Red Notice” From Netflix

Netflix has pushed ahead on what is most likely the streaming giant’s largest feature film deal yet. The hotly pursued movie Red Notice has been greenlit with a 2020 production start date for the Rawson Marshall Thurber movie. Red Notice is a massive, globe-trotting heist movie that will star Dwayne Johnson, Gal Gadot, and Ryan […]

“Ghostbusters 2020” Scares Up Two New Cast Members

Two new cast members have joined the production of Ghostbusters 2020, which is set to begin shooting this summer. The new film will be directed by Jason Reitman, whose father, Ivan Reitman, directed the first movie in 1984. According to Variety, the new additions to the cast are Celeste O’Connor and Logan Kim, both relative […]

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“The Jesus Rolls:” “Lebowski” Spin-Off Strikes 2020 Date

In 1998’s The Big Lebowksi, John Turturro played a foul-mouthed, sexually aggressive, and all-around terrifying rival bowler to Jeff Bridge’s Jeff “The Dude” Lebowski. While Turturro’s character only appeared in two scenes, his over the top delivery cemented Jesus, and Turturro, into film infamy forever. Flash forward 20 some-odd years, and John Turturro is writing, […]

“Bill & Ted Face The Music” Casts Couples Therapist

Bill & Ted Face The Music is currently shooting, with stars Keanu Reeves and Alex Winters returning to play the roles that made them famous nearly 30 years ago. Dean Parisot is directing the film for Orion Pictures, with a script from Chris Matheson and Ed Solomon. Bill & Ted are now middle-aged best buds, […]

Baz Luhrmann Searching for Perfect Presley Opposite Hanks

Baz Luhrmann Searching for Perfect Presley Opposite Hanks

Baz Luhrmann is making an Elvis Presely movie for Warner Bros. Let that sink in for a moment. The incredibly visual director is helming a film that focuses on the relationship between Elvis Aaron Presley and his manager, Colonel Tom Parker. According to Deadline, contenders for the Kingly role have been Ansel Elgort, who thrilled […]

Steve Zahn Escapes “Planet of the Apes” for “Gringa”

Steve Zahn isn’t monkeying around anymore. According to Deadline, the War for the Planet of the Apes actor has signed on to star in Gringa, which will be a father/daughter coming of age dramatic comedy. The film will be directed by E.J. Foerster, who will be taking the Big Chair for the first time. Foerster […]

“Killing Eve” Star Fiona Shaw Signs on to “Enola Holmes”

Legendary Pictures’ upcoming film adaptation of The Enola Holmes Mysteries is picking up steam, and the casting announcements are really starting to get me excited about this (potential) series of movies. The Hollywood Reporter has just announced that the exceptionally talented Fiona Shaw will be joining the cast of Enola Holmes, alongside the already signed […]

“Enola Holmes” Movie Adaptation Lands Super Sherlock

Henry Cavill has just signed on to play legendary sleuth Sherlock Holmes for Legendary Pictures’ upcoming adaptation of the Enola Holmes Mysteries. Cavill will star opposite Millie Bobby Brown, who will play Sherlock’s teen-aged sister, Enola. Helena Bonham Carter is already on hand to play Enola’s mother. The Enola Holmes movie will be directed by […]

Paul Rudd Aint Afraid of No Ghost, Joins 2020 “Ghostbusters”

Paul Rudd will be joining Jason Reitman’s new Ghostbusters movie, which is expected to hit theaters in the summer of 2020. Rudd’s inclusion in the new film isn’t 100% yet, but he is in final talks to get on board with the project for Sony. The new Ghostbusters movie will follow a single mom in […]

“Spy Guys” Eyes Zachary Levi to Star and Jeff Tomsic to Direct

According to Deadline, New Line Cinema is in negotiations to get Zachary Levi on board for the upcoming Spy Guys, which will be directed by Jeff Tomsic. It’s pretty important that New Line gets Levi on board before he gets back to work on a Shazam! sequel. Tomsic already has a relationship with New Line, […]

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George Clooney set to Star and Direct “Good Morning, Midnight”

Netflix is continuing to roll out ambitious projects, with George Clooney lined up to star in an adaptation of Lily Brooks-Dalton’s Good Morning, Midnight. Clooney will also be directing the film, which has a screenplay from The Revenant’s Mark L. Smith. Good Morning, Midnight follows Augustine (Clooney), a scientist who was been stranded in the […]

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“The Invisible Man”: Harriet Dyer Comes Into Focus for Blumhouse

Australian actress Harriet Dyer has signed to appear in Leigh Whannell’s The Invisible Man for Blumhouse-Universal. Dyer joins  Elizabeth Moss, Aldis Hodge, and Storm Reid for the upcoming horror film, which is being written and directed by Leigh Whannell. The Invisible Man will be made with Jason Blum producing for Blumhouse Porductions, Goalpost Pictures Australia, […]

“Bill & Ted Face the Music” Casts Anthony Carrigan as Villain

San Dimas is going on a wild ride as Bill & Ted Face the Music has found a villain in Anthony Carrigan. Known for playing charismatic and devilishly ruthless villains in Barry and Gotham, Carrigan is slated to play a “relentless” antagonist. The Hollywood Reporter speculates given his smooth and bald complexion, Carrigan could be […]