‘Hamilton’ star Daveed Diggs is in talks to play Sebastian in Disney’s live-action remake of ‘The Little Mermaid’. Halle Bailey will portray the Ariel, a mermaid princess who dreams of being a human, while Melissa McCarthy is playing her evil aunt Ursula. Javier Bardem is in talks to play King Triton.
The American Film Institute (AFI) has announced that Clint Eastwood’s fact-based drama ‘Richard Jewell’ will celebrate its world premiere at AFI Fest this November in Los Angeles. The film, made in short order (as has become Eastwood’s signature), joins an already-crowded Oscars awards season.
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David Oyelowo will star in and executive produce Showtime’s adaptation of the novel ‘The President Is Missing’ by Bill Clinton and James Patterson. Oyelowo will play a powerless and politically aimless Vice President who unexpectedly becomes President halfway into his administration’s first term, despite his every wish to the contrary.
Tom Austen and Sydney Lemmon will co-star in ‘Helstrom’, Hulu’s upcoming Marvel TV series. The duo will play Daimon and Ana Helstrom respectively, two children of a mysterious and powerful serial killer.