Alvarez to light Dante's Inferno?
Evil Dead remake director Fede Alvarez is in talks with Universal Pictures to helm a live action adaptation of Electronic Arts' 2010 game Dante's Inferno, Deadline reports. The game centres on knight Dante Aligheri who ventures into the nine rings of hell to rescue his beloved, Beatrice.
Syfy is Bitten by new series
Syfy has acquired the 13-episode first season of the new Canadian scripted series Bitten from Entertainment One, Deadline reports. The series is based on Kelly Armstrong's Women of the Otherworld novels and will star Laura Vandervoort (Smallville, V, Ted) as the lone female werewolf in existence.
Gustin zooms in as the Flash
Glee badboy Grant Gustin has landed his first leading role as the Flash, Deadline reports. Gustin has signed on to play Barry Allen, otherwise known as the Flash on the CW’s proposed Arrow spinoff.Email Me! - When Available!
Downton producers take on Churchill
Deadline reports Downton Abbey producer Carnival Films is revisiting another time period with a drama series focusing on the most famous politician Winston Churchill. The series will be shown through the eyes of Churchill based on Michael Sehlden’s true life novel, Young Titan.
Affleck is The Middle Man
Ben Affleck and Glenn Gordon Caron have teamed up for The Middle Man, a new crime drama series picked up by Fox, Deadline reports. Set in 1960s Boston, the story centers on an FBI agent tasked with taking down the Italian mafia.
Moore joins Hunger Games
Deadline reports Julianne Moore has been cast to play President Alma Coin in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Parts 1 & 2. Moore will join cast members Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth for the third and fourth installments of the Hunger Games franchise.Email Me! - When Available!
Better Call Saul for Breaking Bad spinoff
AMC and Sony Pictures TV have reached a licensing agreement for a spinoff from the acclaimed drama series Breaking Bad, Deadline reports. The new series, Better Call Saul, will be a prequel that focuses on the character of Saul Goodman before he became Walter White's lawyer.Email Me! - When Available!
AMC ends The Killing
Deadline reports that AMC has cancelled The Killing after season 3. A year ago the network had cancelled the series after its 2nd season but then gave it a reprieve; however, season 3's ratings didn't improve enough upon season 2's which resulted in the series' first cancellation.Email Me! - When Available!