Vaughn exits X-Men: First Class sequel
Matthew Vaughn has declined to direct the sequel to X-Men: First Class for Fox, Deadline reports. Topping the studio's list of potential replacements is Bryan Singer who directed the first two X-Men feature films before moving on to Warner's Superman reboot.Email Me! - When Available!
Ming-Na to co-star in Marvel's S.H.I.E.L.D.
Former Stargate: Universe co-star Ming-Na has been cast in the lead role of Agent Melinda May in the US ABC network's drama pilot Marvel's S.H.I.E.L.D., Deadline reports. Joss Whedon is co-writing the pilot with his brother Jed & Maurissa Tancharoen.Email Me! - When Available!
Kinnear to star in US Rake
Greg Kinnear is attached to star in a US remake of Aussie legal comic drama Rake, Deadline reports. Co-creator Peter Duncan is writing the American version which has been given a pilot commitment by the Fox network.Email Me! - When Available!
Elementary, Vegas get full 1st seasons
CBS has upped their episode orders for its new drama series' Elementary & Vegas, bringing their debut seasons to a full 22 episodes each, Deadline reports.
Baldwin boards Last Ship
Former Chuck co-star Adam Baldwin has been tapped to replace Titus Welliver as the lead in TNT's Michael Bay-produced drama pilot The Last Ship, Deadline reports. Welliver was forced to drop out due to a family health emergency.Email Me! - When Available!
Justice League set for 2015?
Having won its recent legal battle over the rights to the Superman character, Warner Bros. is accelerating development of its planned Justice League movie, says the LA Times. The studio hopes to shoot the film next year & release it in 2015. The members of the Justice League will then be spun-off into their own solo movies.Email Me! - When Available!
Ubisoft selects studios for Assassin's Creed movie
Variety reports that Ubisoft has chosen New Regency to co-produce and Fox to distribute the proposed film adaptation of its acclaimed Assassin's Creed game series. Michael Fassbender has already signed on to star in & produce the film.Email Me! - When Available!
More Homeland, Arrow, Castle, Family, Resort, & others
Showtime has renewed its suspense drama series Homeland for a third season, while the CW has given a full season order to its breakout superhero drama series Arrow. ABC has ordered extra episodes for Castle, Grey's Anatomy, Modern Family, The Middle, Last Resort, & 666 Park Avenue.