Editor’s Note: Yesterday’s News covers the most important news of the previous day with a focus on film, television, and trailers.
Nicolas Cage joins the cast of Oliver Stone’s Snowden (THR).
Michael Caton-Jones set to direct epic fantasy The Giant Under the Snow (Variety).
Amazon extends movie licensing pact with Epix (Variety).
The Museum of Modern Art and Film Society of Lincoln Center announced complete lineup for New Directors/New Films festival (Indiewire).
Poster for The Cobbler (Coming Soon).
Denis Villeneuve’s Sicario gets September 18 limited release date, followed by September 25 wide release (Variety).
Billy Slaughter joins the cast of Daddy’s Home (Variety).
Kathy Bates and Danny Glover join the cast of Joshua Marston’s first English-language feature (Variety).
Birdman expanding to more than 1,000 theaters following Oscar win (Variety).
Timothy Spall and Juno Temple board David Blair’s Away (THR).
Amazon renews kids series Creative Galaxy, Annedroids, Gortimer Gibbon’s Life on Normal Street, and Tumble Leaf (The Wrap).
Flula Borg lands title role in NBC comedy pilot Cuckoo (Deadline).
Disney Junior greenlights animated series Goldie & Bear (THR).
NBC taps Wesley Snipes to star in drama pilot Endgame (THR).
The CW picks up unscripted one-hour series A Wicked Offer and nine episodes of British comedy Dates (Deadline).
New poster for the final season of Mad Men (Coming Soon).
James Burrows lined up to direct the pilot for CBS’ The Half of It (Variety).
Calista Flockhart books co-starring role on CBS’ Supergirl (Deadline).
RIP: Actor Paul Napier dies at 84 (Deadline).
Peter Gould developing a telepic for HBO based on nonfiction book Octopus: Sam Israel, the Secret market and Wall Street’s Wildest Con (Variety).
AMC moves second season of Turn to Monday nights (THR).
Oliver Platt co-starring in Chicago Med (Deadline).
Marisa Tomei set to play Gloria Steinem in HBO miniseries Ms. (The Wrap).
RIP: Actor Ben Woolf dies at 34 (Variety).
Melanie Kannokada joins the cast of CBS’ medical drama Code Black; Andrea Anders lands regular role on NBC’s How We Live (Deadline).
Lucien Laviscount books series regular role on Scream Queens (Deadline).
Angela Kinsey nabs lead role in ABC’s comedy pilot The 46 Percenters (Deadline).
Rob Riggle and Jane Curtin land roles in Fox’s comedy pilot 48 Hours Til Monday (THR).
ITV renews Broadchurch for a third season (THR).
First trailer for Alex of Venice (The Film Stage).
First trailer for My Life Directed by Nicolas Winding Refn (Next Projection).
Trailer for A Brave Heart: The Lizzie Velasquez Story (Coming Soon).
Second trailer for The Gunman (Coming Soon).
Teaser for Haruko’s Paranormal Laboratory (Twitch).