Academy Award-winning director Sam Mendes (American Beauty, SPECTRE) is, according to a story at Variety, in early talks to helm a live-action James and the Giant Peach movie for Walt Disney Pictures.
Oscar-winning actors Robert De Niro and Julianne Moore are teaming up with writer and director David O Russell for a TV show.
In addition to the return of characters Darth Vader and Mon Mothma, Star Wars actor Jimmy Smits revealed on CBS’ The Talk today that he will also have a small appearance in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. Talking about the sizzle reel from Star Wars Celebration, Smits said that Bail Organa will have a “cameo… can you say the word ‘small part.’”
The CW and DC Entertainment have released the first official look at Tyler Hoechlin as Superman in the upcoming second season of Supergirl!
With anticipation growing for Paramount Pictures‘ Star Trek Beyond, Sulu actor John Cho has revealed to the Herald Sun that the Enterprise helmsman will be revealed to be gay and the father of a daughter with a same sex partner in the new film.
With his Independence Day: Resurgence in theaters now, director Roland Emmerich is already gearing up for another science fiction disaster tale. According to a story today at Deadline, Emmerich has signed on to helm Moonfall, based on an original script by himself, Harald Kloser and Spencer Cohen. Kloser previously worked on the script to 2012 and has also maintained a creative partnership with Emmerich as a composer on the director’s last few projects.
NBC has picked up the DC Comics comedy Powerless to series! The half-hour comedy will air during the 2016-2017 season.