‘A Quiet Place': John Krasinski & Emily Blunt To Star In Supernatural Thriller

The husband-and-wife team will join together for the first time on-screen in the supernatural thriller A Quiet Place. Krasinski is also set to direct and re-write from a script originally penned by Scott Beck and Bryan Woods. (SR)

Eva Longoria Cast As A ‘Type-A’ Personality For Fox Pilot

The actress has been cast to star in Fox’s comedy pilot Type-A.  The workplace comedy is from New Girl and American Dad veteran Lesley Wake Webster. (EW)

Ruth Ware’s ‘The Woman In Cabin 10’ Adaptation In The Works At CBS Films

CBS Films is developing Ruth Ware’s mystery thriller The Woman in Cabin 10 as a movie and has signed screenwriter Hillary Seitz to adapt the novel. CBS Films acquired the movie rights and has set up the project with the Gotham Group to produce. (VAR)

Chris Hardwick Launches Production Company

Chris Hardwick has launched a new production company, called Fish Ladder, along with former Universal Television executive Mike Clements. (WRAP)

Jennifer Aniston Joins Pageant Film Dumplin’

Jennifer Aniston has signed on to star in the upcoming film Dumplin’, to be directed by Anne Fletcher.  The film is based on the 2015 YA novel by Julie Murphy about child beauty pageants. (CS)

Chuck Pratt Steps Down As ‘Star’ Showrunner

Lee Daniels’ Fox music drama series Star will be getting another new showrunner. Chuck Pratt has stepped down after one season. (DH)

Monica Potter To Join Jeremy Piven In CBS Drama Pilot ‘Wisdom of the Crowd’

Monica Potter has signed on to join Jeremy Piven in the CBS drama pilot Wisdom of the Crowd.  Writer Ted Humphrey is penning the pilot, which is based on an Israeli series. (TVL)

Paramount Acquires Ian Shorr Spec ‘Infinite’

Paramount Pictures has acquired the spec Infinite from writer Ian Shorr. Lorenzo di Bonaventura and Mark Vahradian will co-produce the project. (TB)

Trailer Buzz: ‘Early Man’

The latest effort from Aardman Animations, makers of Wallace and Gromit and Chicken Run, is a stop-motion prehistoric romp starring Eddie Redmayne. (GUAR)

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