Ian McKellan, who played Gandalf in the LORD OF THE RINGS series, announced on his website that the pair of HOBBIT films will start shooting in June in New Zealand.
Sigourney Weaver is taking on the role of a vampire queen for Amy Heckerling's VAMPS, reports HEAT VISION.
Rose McGowan and Ron Perlman are rounding out the cast of Nu Image/Millennium Films' CONAN reboot, reports VARIETY.
Deadline.com reports that four actors have been cast in Martin Scorsese's adaptation of THE INVENTION OF HUGO CABRET.
New Zealand actors Taika Waititi and Temuera Morrison (STAR WARS prequels) have joined the cast of GREEN LANTERN, reports HEAT VISION.
Dakota Goyo (RESURRECTING THE CHAMP) has been cast as Hugh Jackman's son in DreamWorks' REAL STEAL, reports VARIETY.
Deadline.com reports that Robert Downey Jr. is in talks to take the lead in Alfonso Cuaron's GRAVITY.
Summer Glau, the beauty from sci-fi TV series such as FIREFLY, THE 4400, TERMINATOR: THE SARAH CONNOR CHRONICLES and DOLLHOUSE, is taking the female lead in NBC's pilot THE CAPE, according to THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER.
Said Taghmaoui, Breaker from G.I. JOE: THE RISE OF COBRA, has been cast as the thieves' leader who Conan saves, reports THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER.
James Callis (BATTLESTAR GALACTICA) is coming to SyFy's EUREKA, according to THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER.
ComingSoon.net reports that Hugo Weaving, best known as Agent Smith from THE MATRIX series, is in negotiations to play Red Skull in Marvel's THE FIRST AVENGER: CAPTAIN AMERICA.
Pajiba.com reports that Sam Worthington has inked a deal to star in Warner Bros.' DAN DARE: PILOT OF THE FUTURE.
HEAT VISION BLOG has confirmed that Marvel Studios is now looking at four actors who are reading for the lead role in THE FIRST AVENGER: CAPTAIN AMERICA.
SHOCKTILLYOUDROP.COM visited the set of SKYLINE, the upcoming sci-fi thriller starring Eric Balfour, Donald Faison, Scottie Thompson and Brittany Daniel.
And depending on how my Friday and Saturday goes – this is Tokyo, after all –, I might even try some live blogging; bring you some images and a report or two straight from the source. Hell, maybe I’ll even get a twitter and blow smoke up the rear of my mundane wait in the airport.
The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences handed out the Oscars on Sunday, March 7th. In the world of animation, Pete Docter won the Best Animated Feature Film for Pixar's UP. In addition to Best Animated Feature, Michael Giacchino won the Oscar for UP's original score.
Millenium Films has hired Rachel Nichols (G.I. JOE) to play the Queen's bodyguard Tamara in the redux of CONAN, reports LatinoReview.com.
Scott Caan (OCEAN'S ELEVEN) will play Danny "Danno" Williams in CBS' new version of HAWAII FIVE-O, according to THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER.
Breakthrough Films & Television's live-action factual series, TOONED, is scheduled to debut on Canada's TV Tropolis on Friday, March 19, 2010 during the 11:30/19:30/22:00 time slots, it was announced today by Ira Levy and Peter Williamson, executive producers and founders of Breakthrough.
Deadline.com reports that HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER star Neil Patrick Harris has inked a deal to play the live-action lead in Sony's SMURFS.