Yesterday’s News: Tribeca Film Festival Announces Lineup & Ruth Wilson Not Returning to Luther

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Editor’s Note: Yesterday’s News covers the most important news of the previous day with a focus on film, television, and trailers.

Tribeca Film Festival announces 2015 competition lineup

Tribeca Film Festival announces 2015 competition lineup

Film

Poster for Last Knights (Coming Soon).
First images of Joseph Gordon-Levitt in Snowden (The Film Stage).
Captain America character poster for Avengers: Age of Ultron (SlashFilm).
Poster for The Assassin (The Film Stage).
Adam Scott and David Koechner join the cast of horror comedy Krampus (The Wrap).
Tribeca Film Festival announces 2015 competition lineup (The Wrap).
Toni Collette joins the cast of Krampus (THR).
Poster for Raiders! (Indiewire).
20th Century Fox closes deal for A Shot in the Eye spec script from Dan Futterman (Deadline).
The Saturn Awards announce nominations (HitFix).
Upcoming Steven Spielberg Cold War thriller starring Tom Hanks titled Bridge of Spies (SlashFilm).
Poster for The Invitation (ShockTillYouDrop).
David Denman books role in Michael Bay’s 13 Hours (THR).
Bryan Singer adapting The Moon is a Harsh Mistress (THR).
Major theater chains plan to boycott Beasts of No Nation after Netflix buys rights (Variety).
Jessie Usher cast in Independence Day 2 (THR).
Steve Martin joins the cast of Ang Lee’s Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk (Deadline).
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences considering return to five best picture nominees (THR).


Ruth Wilson not returning to Luther two-part event series

Ruth Wilson not returning to Luther two-part event series

TV

Emily Watson joins the cast of BBC Two/Starz drama The Dresser (Deadline).
Hulu signs deals with Disney-ABC Television Group for exclusive subscription video-on-demand rights to Disney Junior’s Doc McStuffins (Variety).
Heather Graham lands co-starring role in Fox’s Studio City (Deadline).
Zero Gravity Management developing limited show adaptation of Eighty Days: Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland’s History-Making Race Around the World (Deadline).
Fred Savage books co-starring role on Fox’s The Grinder (THR).
FXX renews Man Seeking Woman for a second season (THR).
Bill Murray shot guest role on TBS’ Angie Tribeca (EW).
NBC orders Marlon Wayans variety series I Can Do That! (The Wrap).
IFC cancels Garfunkel & Oates after one season (Deadline).
TruTV orders first scripted series with Those Who Can’t (Deadline).
Dreama Walker nabs co-starring role in CBS’ Doubt (Deadline).
Sarah Michelle Gellar lending her voice to season 2 of Disney XD’s Star Wars Rebels (The Wrap).
Dan Bakkedahl books regular role on CBS’ Life in Pieces; Aylin Bayramoglu lands series regular role in CW’s Cheerleader Death Squad (Deadline).
Eddie Izzard books starring role in HBO’s The Devil You Know from Jenji Kohan (Deadline).
Saturday Night Live being adapted for China (The Wrap).
Pepi Sonuga joins the cast of Cheerleader Death Squad (The Wrap).
NBCUniversal planning to launch comedy subscription video service (THR).
Mike Epps tapped to star in ABC’s Uncle Buck, Nia Long co-starring (Deadline).
Jon Foo lands lead role in CBS’ Rush Hour (Deadline).
Holt McCallany set as lead in NBC’s Warrior (Deadline).
Carrie Preston cast as female lead in NBC’s untitled Suzanne Martin pilot (Deadline).
Ben Aldridge books lead role in Fox’s Detour (Deadline).
Peter Reigert joins the cast of Fox’s untitled Dana Klein pilot (Deadline).
Ruth Wilson not returning to Luther two-part event series (The Wrap).
NBC casts Jack Gore as its titular Problem Child (THR).
RIP: Actor Daniel von Bargen dies at 64 (The Wrap).
Victor Webster starring in action comedy series Rio Heat (Deadline).
Luis Guzman lands lead role in CBS’ Code Black; Cody Horn books lead in ABC’s Broad Squad (Deadline).
Pauly Shore, Jaleel White, and Kevin Farley guest starring on Hawaii Five-0 (Variety).
Lina Esco books role on Fox’s Lucifer; Elliot Knight cast in ABC’s The Advocate (Deadline).


New trailer for Ex Machina

New trailer for Ex Machina

Trailers

Trailer for Jasmine (Deadline).
Teaser for new Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer (Coming Soon).
Trailer for Echoes (ShockTillYouDrop).
New trailer for Ex Machina (The Film Stage).
Trailer for Rebels of the Neon God (Indiewire).
Season 6 trailer for Community (Variety).
Trailer for The Sisterhood of Night (The Film Stage).
Teaser trailer for Nina Forever (Twitch).
Trailer for Sunrise (Twitch).

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Derek was the only engineer at Northeastern University taking a class on German film and turning a sociology research paper into an examination of Scorsese’s work. Now in Austin, TX, he blatantly abuses his Netflix account on the reg, although his List mocks him as it proudly sits healthily above 200. He continues to fight the stigma that being good at math means you are not any no good at writing. I good write, very much.