Milo Ventimiglia (“Heroes”, “Rocky Balboa”) will star in Frank Darabont’s “L.A Noir” pilot. The series, set in the ’40s and ’50s and fixing on the relationship between the law and crooks, will also star Jon Bernthal. (Deadline)
“Raising Hope” star Shannon Woodward has signed on for “Adult World”, which stars Emma Roberts, John Cusack, and Evan Peters (Deadline).
Ken Olin (“Brothers & Sisters”) is playing Martin, a garment manufacturer on the new drama “Americana”, which – as exclusively reported by Moviehole – Anthony LaPaglia will headline. (THR)
New posters online for “Men in Black III”, Eddie Murphy’s “A Thousand Words”, Henry Cavill starrer “The Cold Light of Day”, “What to Expect When You’re Expecting”, Season 2 character posters for “Game of Thrones”,
NBC has announced a return date for “Community” : March 15 (The Futon Critic).
As previously rumoured, Michael Fassbender will star in Ridley Scott’s “The Counselor”, based on a screenplay by Cormac McCarthy. Brad Pitt, Jeremy Renner and Bradley Cooper have been mentioned as possibilities for the villain. (Deadline)
Antje Traue (“Man of Steel”) will star in Warner’s “Seventh Son”, about “a teen who’s the seventh son of a seventh son, and learns about wizardry from a forbidding spook.” (Variety)
Moira Buffini is adapting Erin Morgenstern’s novel “Night Circus” for the big screen (THR).
Aussie Dichen Lachman (“Dollhouse”) has joined the cast of the new Shawn Ryan TV drama, “Last Resort” (THR).
Paramount is suing Mario Puzo’s son from publishing a literary sequel to “The Godfather”, fearing the book tarnishes the legacy of the famed franchise (THR)
The 10th annual DIY Film Festival has announced the winners of the “Best Film” and “Best Director” categories. Best film went to Actor/Writer/Director Flavio Parenti’s “Quantum Butterfly”; Rodolfo Novaes has been named Best Director for his film “Just In Time.” (DIY Film Festival)
Finally, a new TV spot for “The Hunger Games” has been released :