Everyone meet the new Jimmy Olsen — Mehcad Brooks!
The 34-year-old Necessary Roughness actor has been cast alongside Melissa Benoist as Jimmy Olsen in the upcoming Supergirl series, THR reports.
In the new series, Jimmy is a photographer at CatCo., ?where Kara (Beniost) works. He’s the ?salt of the earth and this only makes Kara crush on him even more. The character has recently been living and working in National City though the reason is still a secret. As Kara emerges as Supergirl they grow closer.
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Mollee Gray just landed an exciting new role!
According to The Wrap, the 23-year-old Teen Beach Movie alum is set to star in the upcoming indie movie Deceived.
The film “follows high school sweethearts Amanda (Gray) and Connor, who are very much in love. When Amanda learns she’s pregnant with Connor’s child, she’s understandably upset, but her anger turns to heartbreak when she learns that Connor has also impregnated another young girl — the scheming siren Heather.”
“Devastated by the situation and Heather’s constant bullying, Amanda tries to take the high road and plans to have her infertile older sister adopt her baby. However, Heather just may be a murderous sociopath who’s out to eliminate her romantic rival altogether, even before Amanda’s baby is born.”
This is the best news to start the week off – Emma Watson will play Belle in the upcoming live action remake of the classic animated film Beauty and the Beast from Disney!
The movie will be directed by The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn‘s Bill Condon and the script will be written by Emma’s friend and colleague Stephen Chbosky, who directed her in his The Perks of Being a Wallflower film adaptation.
Emma had previously been courted by Guillermo del Toro to star in his Beauty, but the project was scrapped and the director gave his blessing to Disney to cast her in their film, according to TheWrap
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Huge congratulations are in order for Kaya Scodelario – she officially just landed the female lead in the upcoming movie Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man Tell No Tales.
The 22-year-old actress had been rumored to be the frontrunner for the part, but producer Jerry Bruckheimer just confirmed the news!
“Pleased to announce that we cast Kaya Scodelario for the 5th Pirates of the Caribbean. Talented young actor from Skins & The Maze Runner,” he tweeted.
In case you missed it, check out the photos of Kaya‘s engagement ring that she just shared!
Melissa Benoist is definitely leaving McKinley High behind — for a cape!
The 26-year-old actress, who played Marley on Glee, is headed to the CBS and Warner Bros. Television series, Supergirl.
Supergirl centers on Kara Zor-El, Superman’s cousin, who was born on the planet Krypton and escaped amid its destruction years ago. Kara, who after arriving on Earth, was taken in by a foster family, the Danvers, who taught her to be careful with her extraordinary powers.
Now 24, Kara feels un-empowered, a slave to having repressed her innate abilities. She’s still pretty, but with her face hidden behind glasses and her hair pulled back, she doesn’t know it herself. An unexpected disaster forces her to use her powers in public. Energized by her heroic deed, for the first time in her life, Kara begins embracing her extraordinary abilities. She begins helping the people of her city and they soon take notice — and she’s even given a new moniker: Supergirl.
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David Henrie is going to the big screen with Disney.
The 25-year-old former Wizards of Waverly Place actor will play a young Ronald Reagan in Disney’s biopic about the actor turned President of the United States, THR reports.
The film, titled Reagan, is told from the point of view of a KGB officer keeping tabs on Reagan since his days as an actor, SAG president and staunch anti-communist.
“It’s a universal film with universal values and principles,” David shared in a statement about the film.
The indie film, adapted by Space Cowboys’ Howard Klausner from two biographies by Paul Kengor, is executive produced by Ralph Winter and produced by Mark Joseph.
Looks like Cameron Boyce is hopping channels like Olivia Holt did.
The 15-year-old actor, who stars on Jessie as Luke, has signed on to star in Disney XD’s new comedy, Gamer’s Guide to Pretty Much Everything.
The show centers Conor, a 15-year-old video game phenom, is forced to attend high school for the first time after a thumb injury sidelines him from the glamorous pro gaming circuit. As a coping mechanism, he begins to visualize life as a video game. He is reunited with his three former gamer friends who he left behind for life on the pro circuit World Tour, and he quickly realizes that restoring his friendships is vital in his quest to “level up” to his former glory.
“With the popularity of video games and electronic sports, we’re thrilled to give our audience a new series that spotlights one of their biggest passions and features fan-favorite star Cameron Boyce,” Adam Bonnett, Executive Vice President, Original Programming, Disney Channels Worldwide shared in a statement. “We are bringing the video game universe to life and giving our popular multi-camera series a fresh, new twist by integrating gaming visual effects into each episode.”
Murray Rundus, Felix Avitia and Sophie Reynolds also star in the series.