Pablo Schreiber, best known for his role as the devious corrections officer Mendez, on "Orange is the New Black," will not return for the show's third season. During a recent interview with the New York Post, Schreiber revealed that he's making the jump to a new HBO series. "I'm not taking part in the third season. I'm a member of a show called The Brink that's going to be on HBO."
ABC's "Once Upon a Time" is looking for an actor to play Prince Hans from "Frozen." The show's producers announced last week that it would borrow the story from the hit animated movie for a plot of its own. "OUAT" previously cast Georgina Haig ("Fringe") as the snow queen Elsa, Elizabeth Lail as Elsa's younger sister Anna, and Scott Michael Foster ("Greek") as Kristoff, a mountain man.
Parker Posey and Jamie Blackley have been revealed to be starring in Woody Allen's upcoming film. Posey and Blackley join a cast already including Emma Stone and Joaquin Phoenix, who are already filming the picture (whose title has yet to be announced) in Rhode Island. The film will feature production by Letty Aronson and Stephen Tenenbaum. A plot for the film has not yet been revealed.
Uma Thurman has signed on to star in "Adam Jones," the John Wells-directed film also starring Bradley Cooper and Sienna Miller. Originally titled "Chef," the plot centers on a star chef (Cooper), who is looking to add his third Michelin star. The movie was renamed from "Chef" to "Adam Jones" after the Jon Favreau vehicle took off.
Charlize Theron was spotted at Los Angeles International Airport earlier this week wearing a splashy band on her ring finger, leading many to speculate that she and Sean Penn are engaged. Speaking with Us Weekly, an insider said the two are looking to get hitched: "They want to get married very soon. Sean is revitalized with Charlize."
Alec Baldwin has been cleared of charges following his arrest for riding his bike the wrong way up a busy Manhattan street. The actor appeared before New York City judge John DeLury who asked Baldwin, "Can you stay out of trouble, Alexander?" According to the New York Post, Baldwin was more than happy to keep things light replying "sure, sure."
Portia De Rossi will be making a guest appearance on the hit ABC series "Scandal." The news first surfaced after De Rossi's wife Ellen DeGeneres tweeted about the role. "So annoying when people brag on twitter & that's why I'm not tweeting that Portia just signed on to do a top secret arc on "Scandal". Oops."
Jessica Biel has reportedly signed on to appear in a guest role on an upcoming episode of "New Girl." Biel's character Kat is described by producers as "the hottest scientist in the world" and she will reportedly give leading character Jess some romantic competition. The guest role will reportedly shed some light on the hot and cold relationship between Jess and Nick.
Disney has confirmed that "Pirates of the Caribbean 5" is set for release in 2017. The official release date is currently slated for July 7, 2017 and will once again star Johnny Depp in the leading role as Captain Jack Sparrow. It is just one of several major studio properties sent to cinemas during that month in 2017 and will go head to head with "Fantastic Four 2" on July 14, 2017.
With multiple mainstream movies aiming at action audiences this weekend, newcomers "Lucy" and "Hercules" will have somewhat limited upside heading into their openings, though both are also in position to potentially top the box office charts as they receive releases of more than 3,000 theaters.
Zoe Saldana is reportedly expecting her first child with her husband Marco Perego. Sources close to the couple have confirmed to Us Weekly that she is, in fact, pregnant but waiting until she feels the time is right to make the news public. "Zoe is about three months pregnant," the insider tells Us. "But she will only announce the news when she's ready."
CBS has cut a new deal with the city of New York that will keep the new edition of "The Late Show" with host Stephen Colbert at the Ed Sullivan Theater. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti had lobbied the network and it's CEO Leslie Moonves for a move to Tinsel Town immediately following David Letterman's retirement announcement. The new deal will bring hefty tax cuts to CBS.
The official trailer for the forthcoming "Fifty Shades of Grey" movie has hit the web. The trailer features leading actors Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson in their leading roles as Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele. The pair are seen first getting acquainted in Grey's swank high-rise office and then becoming increasingly more intimate throughout the trailer.
Anthony Hopkins has reportedly signed on to appear in HBO's reboot of the sci-fi classic "Westworld." The announcement could mark the first ever regular television role for Hopkins, who is in talks to appear in the role of Dr. Robert Ford. His character is described by the network as "the brilliant, taciturn and complicated Creative Director, Chief Programmer and Chairman of the Board . . ."
Lucy Lawless has been confirmed to be a guest star on the second season of "Agents of S.H.I.E.LD." No details of her role or the length of the guest appearance on the ABC comic book-inspired show have been revealed. Lawless, who appeared as the iconic title character on "Xena: Warrior Princess," has since appeared in "Parks and Recreation," "Spartacus," and "Battlestar Galactica."