“Grey’s Anatomy” fan favorites Jessica Capshaw (Arizona) and Sarah Drew (April) will exit the drama at the end of the current season. “The characters of Arizona and April are permanently woven into the fabric of Grey’s Anatomy thanks to the extraordinary work of Jessica Capshaw and Sarah Drew. As writers, our job is to follow the stories where they want to go, and sometimes that means saying goodbye to characters we love. It has been a joy and a privilege to work with these phenomenally talented actresses,” co-showrunner and executive producer Krista Vernoff said in a statement. Capshaw and Drew were apparently blindsided by the news.
FOX has released a promo for the season – and possibly series – finale of “The X-Files”.
“Baby Driver” actress Lily James is circling Danny Boyle’s untitled comedy for Universal and Working Title. The project, which is being kept under wraps, is known to be musically themed and set in the 1960s or ’70s. It is understood that the role, a teacher, calls for her to sing.
“Perfect Strangers” star Bronson Pinchot is in talks to play the recurring role of the High School Principal on Netflix’s “Sabrina the Teenage Witch” series.
Dermot Mulroney will reunite with his “My Best Friend’s Wedding” co-star Julia Roberts in Amazon’s forthcoming series “Homecoming” in a recurring guest star role. Mulroney will play Anthony, Heidi’s (Julia Roberts) boyfriend, who is eager to please, but a bit needy and grows increasingly frustrated with Heidi’s lack of attention to him and their relationship.
Bill Skarsgard (“It”) and Maika Monroe (“It Follows”) have signed on to star in ”Villains”, a dark comedy-thriller from The Realm and Star Thrower Entertainment.The Dan Berk-Robert Olsen directed film fixes on a pair of amateur criminals who, after breaking into a suburban home, stumble upon a young girl chained in the basement and two sadistic homeowners who will do anything to keep that secret from getting out.
Ralph Fiennes and Matthew Goode are joining Keira Knightley and Matt Smith in Gavin Hood’s next thriller ‘‘Official Secrets”. The film rolls in London on March 12.
Mark Webber, Shea Whigham and Alana Arenas join previously announced stars Brian J. Smith and Walton Goggins in CBS’ “L.A Confidential” pilot.
Blumhouse has picked up the spec script “Invasion” by John Swetnam and Harris Wilkinson, which revolves around a home invasion that happens during an alien invasion.
Showrunner Dean Devlin has announced the TNT has cancelled “The Librarians” – but that doesn’t necessarily mean the show is dead.
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