May 8, 2019 at 5:47 pm #1202885611
Two bits of casting news:
Michael Shannon will star in the film Swing (NOT an adaptation of the 1999 Broadway musical, just to be clear). https://variety.com/2019/film/festivals/michael-shannon-swing-1203208489/
Andrew Garfield will star as classical pianist James Rhodes in the biopic Instrumental. https://www.thewrap.com/andrew-garfield-to-play-pianist-james-rhodes-in-musical-biopic-instrumental-at-lionsgate/May 9, 2019 at 11:43 am #1202886720
Skylar Astin will star in the Disney+ film Secret Society Of Second Born Royals. http://www.playbill.com/article/skylar-astin-to-star-in-disney-movie-secret-society-of-second-born-royalsMay 9, 2019 at 5:41 pm #1202887274
Andrew Garfield and Jessica Chastain will be playing televangelists Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker in The Eyes Of Tammy Faye. https://variety.com/2019/film/news/jessica-chastain-andrew-garfield-tammy-faye-fox-searchlight-1203210367/May 9, 2019 at 8:13 pm #1202887463
NBC has picked up the musical dramedy pilot, Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist, for series. The cast includes Broadway alums Skylar Astin, Carmen Cusack, Peter Gallagher, and Alex Newell.
https://deadline.com/2019/05/zoeys-extraordinary-playlist-musical-dramedy-picked-up-series-by-nbc-jane-levy-1202611534/May 10, 2019 at 3:48 pm #1202888346
Laura Osnes is starring in a new Hallmark movie premiering next month.
https://www.broadway.com/buzz/195621/laura-osnes-will-sing-out-in-starring-role-of-hallmark-channel-movie-in-the-key-of-love/May 10, 2019 at 9:01 pm #1202888518
Kristin Scott Thomas has joined the cast of the Netflix adaptation of Rebecca. https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/kristin-scott-thomas-joins-rebecca-movie-netflix-1209237May 11, 2019 at 5:33 am #1202888694
Yellow Rose starring Eva Noblezada and Lea Salonga has won the Grand Jury Award at the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival. https://variety.com/2019/film/awards/yellow-rose-asian-pacific-film-fest-1203211721/May 13, 2019 at 9:01 am #1202892068
FOX has officially picked up the new drama, Filthy Rich, starring Broadway alums Corey Cott and Kim Cattrall.
https://www.broadway.com/buzz/195803/fox-picks-up-new-drama-filthy-rich-featuring-corey-cott-kim-cattrall/May 14, 2019 at 4:33 pm #1202894169
Benedict Cumberbatch and Elisabeth Moss will star in Jane Campion’s new film The Power Of The Dog. https://variety.com/2019/film/news/benedict-cumberbatch-elisabeth-moss-jane-campion-power-of-the-dog-1203205974/May 14, 2019 at 4:34 pm #1202894171
After its Off-Broadway run this summer, Hannah Gadsby’s Douglas will be released on Netflix next year. https://variety.com/2019/tv/news/comedian-hannah-gadsby-release-douglas-netflix-special-2020-1203214023/May 15, 2019 at 9:31 am #1202894931
Adam Driver, who is currently Tony nominated for his performance in Burn This, is set to star opposite Oscar winner Marion Cotillard in an original movie musical titled Annette.
https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Marion-Cotillard-Joins-Adam-Driver-in-Musical-Film-ANNETTE-20190515May 15, 2019 at 9:38 am #1202894943
Adam Driver, who is currently Tony nominated for his performance in Burn This, is set to star opposite Oscar winner Marion Cotillard in an original movie musical titled Annette. https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Marion-Cotillard-Joins-Adam-Driver-in-Musical-Film-ANNETTE-20190515
I’m looking forward to this. I didn’t know he could sing! He’s really amazing in Burn This. He’s a really terrific actor and this sounds fascinating.May 16, 2019 at 11:54 am #1202896669
Kristin Chenoweth has joined the cast of the Netflix romantic comedy Holidate. https://deadline.com/2019/05/luke-bracey-jessica-capshaw-frances-fisher-jake-manley-kristin-chenoweth-emma-roberts-holidate-netflix-1202614603/May 16, 2019 at 11:56 am #1202896675
Several stage alums such as Cate Blanchett, Rose Byrne, Uzo Aduba, Tracey Ullman, Margo Martindale and John Slattery have joined the cast of the limited series Mrs. America. https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/sarah-paulson-uzo-aduba-rose-byrne-james-marsden-join-cate-blanchett-fx-drama-1210411May 17, 2019 at 7:16 am #1202897594
The taping of the West End production of Kinky Boots will be screened in the United States on June 25th and 29th.
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