Jude Law Cast As Dumbledore In ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Sequel

The two-time Oscar nominee has been cast in the sequel to Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them playing the beloved Harry Potter headmaster. (EW)

Will Packer Sets African ‘Warrior Queen’ Amanirenas Tale At Universal

Universal Pictures has acquired Warrior Queen, a pitch from Mark Rosenthal that is based on the true story of the young African Queen Amanirenas. Will Packer will produce through his Uni-based Will Packer Productions banner. (DH)

‘The Path’ Renewed For Season 3 On Hulu

The Path, Hulu’s cult drama starring Aaron Paul, Hugh Dancy and Michelle Monaghan has been renewed for a third season. (TVG)

John Ridley And Regina King Developing ‘No Place Safe’ For FX

The duo are developing No Place Safe about the Atlanta child murders in the late 1970s and 1980s from ABC Signature Studios for FX. King is also set to star in the project based on Kim Reid’s memoir. (VAR)

‘Grace And Frankie’ Adds Lisa Kudrow, As Season 4 Becomes Official

In addition to ordering a fourth season of the Jane Fonda-Lily Tomlin comedy, Netflix also announced that Lisa Kudrow will recur as Grace’s longtime manicurist Sheree. (TVL)

Molly Ringwald, Brian d’Arcy James, Jemima Kirke Join ‘All These Small Moments’

Brendan Meyer, Harley Quinn Smith and Sam McCarthy are also among the cast of Melissa B. Miller Costanzo’s debut feature. (THR)

Melissa Leo On Board ‘Always On My Mind’ Story Of Aging Rocker

Melissa Leo is attached to star in the feature film Always On My Mind from writer/director Chris D’Arienzo about a musical legend who succumbs to Alzheimer’s. (DH)

Trailer Buzz: ‘Detroit’

The film is a look at the police raid of an unlicensed, after-hours bar that triggered what is known at the 1967 Detroit Riot from screenwriter Mark Boal and director Kathryn Bigelow. (IW)

 

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