Congrats to Chris Wood!
The former Carrie Diaries actor is heading to Mystic Falls for the new season of The Vampire Diaries, TVGuide reports.
Chris will play “Kai, a charmingly unstable newcomer with the unsettling ability to seem normal as the situation demands. He can be both playful and obsessive with a mix of adolescent angst.”
In case you missed it, check out who else is joining the upcoming season of TVD, which returns this fall on the CW!
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The population of Mystic Falls is about to go up a bit.
The Vampire Diaries has added five fresh faces to its season six line-up this fall. Get the scoop on the new castmembers and their on-screen counterparts below!
Marco James: “Liam, an attractive and smart upperclassman at Whitmore College…cocky yet good-natured, he’s a med student who comes from a family of doctors.” (The Wrap)
Colin Ferguon: “Tripp…the head of a community militia who will do anything to protect his town.” (TVLine)
Gabrielle Walsh: “Sarah, who comes to Mystic Falls with spunk, street smarts and a shady agenda.” (Deadline)
Jayson Warner Smith: “the owner of a high-end hot rod shop.” (TVLine)
Jodi Lyn O’Keefe: “Jo, a tough and accomplished doctor at the university hospital. She demands excellence from her students and has learned the hard way that there’s no room for error in her profession.” (EW)
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Cutie Neel Sethi just scored the gig of a lifetime — he’s going to play Mowgli in the upcoming adaption of The Jungle Book!
The role is the 10-year-old actor’s first job!
“Casting is the most important element of any film and finding the right kid to play Mowgli was imperative,” director Jon Favreau shared in a statement. “Neel has tremendous talent and charisma. There is a lot riding on his little shoulders and I’m confident he can handle it.”
Casting director Sarah Finn added, “Neel embodies the heart, humor, and daring of the character. He’s warm and accessible, yet also has an intelligence well beyond his years and impressed us all with his ability to hold his own in any situation. Even though he has no professional acting experience, his natural charisma and instincts jumped out at us.”
The only actor on screen, Neel also joins Sir Ben Kingsley, Scarlett Johansson and Idris Elba as the voices of Mowgli’s jungle friends and foes.
The Jungle Book is out on October 9th, 2015.
Luke Mitchell is definitely saying goodbye to The Tomorrow People.
The 29-year-old Aussie actor has signed on to star in ABC’s Members Only, THR reports.
The 12-episode drama show is an upstairs/downstairs soap centered on a private country club and Luke will play Jesse, a new employee at the club who is from the wrong side of town and appears as if he doesn’t have it together but does — more than anyone realizes.
Jaime Lee Kirchner, also a new cast member, will play Diana, the wife to Deacon who is finally getting the stable family she has always wanted. She’s well read but the club is new territory for her.
Betsy Brandt, Boris Kodjoe, Callie Hernandez and Chris Conroy also star.
Elle Fanning dons workout gear while heading to do a bit of shopping and grab a bite to eat on Wednesday afternoon (July 9) in Studio City, Calif.
The 16-year-old actress was joined for the outing by her mom.
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According to THR, Elle is attached to star in How to Talk to Girls at Parties, an adaptation of Neil Gaiman‘s short story.
Published in 2006, it follows two teen boys who go to a party in 1970s London. While one has no trouble scoring a girl right off the bat, the shy one is left to fend for himself and has to find a way to make conversation. He soon finds out that the girls at the party are more than they seem.
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Jem & The Holograms actress Aurora Perrineau has just booked her next project — Equals.
The 20-year-old actress will join Kristen Stewart and Nicholas Hoult in the project from director Drake Doremus, Deadline reports.
Set in a future society where emotions have been eradicated and one man, Silas (Hoult) finds himself suffering from “Switched-On Syndrome.” Nia (Stewart) isanother of the “infected” who is able to hide her condition.
Aurora will play Iris, a new mother whose baby is born crying – a sign the tyke can feel those dreaded emotions.
Shooting is set to start next month in Singapore and Japan.
Best news of the day, hands down – Robbie Amell is headed to The Flash!
According to Variety, the 26-year-old actor will play Firestorm in the show.
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Firestorm a.k.a. Ronnie Raymond is a maintenance worker at S.T.A.R. Labs and Dr. Caitlin Snow’s (Danielle Panabaker) fiancé, plays an integral part in the particle accelerator accident that transforms Barry Allen (Grant Gustin) into The Flash.
Robbie shared, “I’m so excited to join forces with Greg Berlanti and The CW again on ‘The Flash.’ Being brought into the DC Universe is a dream, I can’t wait to get started!”
Mark your calendars – The Flash is set to premiere on Tuesday, October 7 @ 8PM on The CW!
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