Casting Bits: John Lithgow as Roger Ailes in Fox News Movie, Lauren Ambrose in M. Night Shyamalan’s Apple Series and More

Casting news is happening! In this edition of Casting Bits, we’ve rounded up the latest casting news for your reading pleasure. John Lithgow has joined Charlize Theron, Nicole Kidman and Margot Robbie in Annapurna’s Fox News movie; Lauren Ambrose will star in M. Night Shyamalan‘s Apple series; and Castle Rock‘s Jane Levy is climbing aboard Netflix’s new anthology series What/If. […]

John Lithgow Joins ‘Pet Sematary’ Remake Cast As Jud Crandall

Perfect casting alert: John Lithgow has joined the Pet Sematary remake cast. Lithgow will play Jud Crandall, the kindly old man who introduces his new neighbor to an ancient burial ground that has the power to resurrect the dead. We’ll soon be able to hear John Lithgow utter the words, “Sometimes, dead is better.” Entertainment Weekly reveals Lithgow is […]

‘Daddy’s Home 2’ Trailer: Mel Gibson & John Lithgow Are Home For the Holidays

When Daddy’s Home hit theaters in 2015, it had Mark Wahlberg and Will Ferrell as a father and step-father competing for the love of their children. The comedy was such a big hit that a sequel was fast-tracked to arrive this holiday season and the first teaser trailer has just arrived, bringing two more fathers into […]

Salma Hayek Is Stuck at a Nightmarish, Rich, White Dinner Party with Connie Britton, John Lithgow, and Half the Cast of ‘Transparent’ in New Trailer

Enlightened creator Mike White and director Miguel Arteta have reunited for another — from the looks of it — searing comedy collaboration, a decade-and-a-half after their work together on The Good Girl and Chuck and Buck. The first trailer for Beatriz at Dinner, the latest film written by White and directed by Artera, has arrived, and plunges into the experience of a […]

The Crown’s John Lithgow: Meeting Prince Charles left me terrified

John Lithgow portrayed the wartime leader in the first series of the drama The Crown and has filmed an appearance for the second.  The US actor revealed that his role in the dramatised story of the Queen’s life brought him into contact with royalty.  He said: “I met Charles on three occasions, twice when I […]