February 17, 2018

Casting: Ritchson, Wilson, Franco, O’Dowd

Ninja Turtles Model and actor Alan Ritchson ("Smallville," "Fired Up," "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire") has been cast as Raphael in Jonathan Liebesman's upcoming live-action/CGI combo reboot "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" at Paramount and Platinum Dunes. The role is a motion capture performance (ala "Avatar," "Tintin"). Megan Fox is already … [Read more...]

Chris O’Dowd Pens Feature, Joins “Tree”

HBO and BBC2 have given a full first season, eight half-hour episode order to Christopher Guest's new series comedy "Family Tree" reports Variety. The story follows an aimless 30-year-old (Chris O'Dowd) who goes on a journey to discover his family roots after inheriting a mysterious box of belongings from his great-aunt. The order was reportedly … [Read more...]

Casting News: O’Dowd, Hawkins, Watson

Cuban Fury Chris O'Dowd ("Bridesmaids") and Nick Frost ("Hot Fuzz") are set to star in the salsa dance comedy "Cuban Fury" at Big Talk Productions. Frost will play a former teen dance prodigy who attempts a comeback years after a rival (O'Dowd) ruined his career. Jon Brown ("Misfits") penned the script. [Source: The Sun] Woody Allen's Next Sally … [Read more...]

Casting: Duhamel, Van Damme, O’Dowd

Jake and the Never Land Pirates Josh Duhamel has joined the cast of Disney Jr.'s flagship animated series "Jake and the Never Land Pirates" The "Transformers" star will voice the recurring role of Captain Flynn, a dashing young pirate who is well-known for his legendary adventures on the Never Sea with his boat The Barracuda. [Source: … [Read more...]