Yesterday’s News: Familiar Sign at Jurassic World & AT&T With New Cable Package


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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.

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Director Colin Trevorrow posts familiar image from the set of Jurassic World


Thailand selects Nithiwat Tharatorn’s Teacher’s Diary as candidate for Foreign Language Oscar (THR).

Switzerland selects Stefan Haupt’s The Circle as candidate for Foreign Language Oscar (THR).

European Film Academy announces nominees for the best European animated feature film (THR).

France selects Bertrand Bonello’s Saint Laurent as candidate for Foreign Language Oscar (THR).

Stephen Fry, Paul Kaye, and Joss Stone join the cast of Tomorrow (THR).

David Linde’s production company Lava Bear joins Sammo Hung’s The Bodyguard (Deadline).

Michael Apted goes to Indiegogo in an attempt to make third entry in Married in America series (THR).

New poster for Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (First Showing).

Crackle’s second feature The Throwaways to star James Caan, Kevin Dillon, and Sam Huntington (Deadline).

The Casting Society of America set to honor director Rob Marshall with its New York Apple Award and casting director Ellen Lewis with its Hoyt Bowers Award (THR).

Drafthouse Films and FilmBuff acquire US rights to Spring (Deadline).

Peter Dinklage to star in adaptation of The Thicket (Variety).

Joseph Gordon-Levitt in talks to play Edward Snowden for Oliver Stone (THR).

John Gallagher Jr. joins the cast of The Cellar (Variety).

Action drama Life on the Line will star John Travolta, Kate Bosworth, and Devon Sawa; begin production on September 29th (ComingSoon).

St. Petersburg Inl. Media Forum announces opening and closing films (Variety).

Dree Hemingway set to star alongside Keith Stanfield in Happy People (Variety).

RIP: The Vanishing director George Sluizer dies at 82 (THR).

Bryan Singer officially signs on to direct X-Men: Apocalypse (Deadline).

Drew Struzan to receive The Saul Bass Award at THR’s Key Art Awards (Twitch).

Bryan Cranston in early talks to join The Great Wall (Deadline).

Additional Interstellar posters (The Film Stage).

Director Colin Trevorrow posts familiar image from the set of Jurassic World (Twitter).

Dean O’Gorman to play Kirk Douglas in Trumbo (THR).

Poster for Listen Up Philip (The Film Stage).

Mance Media buys Kerem Sanga’s The Young Kieslowski (THR).

RIP: Actress Audrey Long dies at 92 (THR).

First images from Taken 3 (USA Today).

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AT&T announces new package including HBO, Amazon Prime Instant Video, broadband, and broadcast networks for $39/month


AMC closes co-production/distribution deal for UK’s sci-fi drama Humans (Deadline).

USA’s Benched set to premiere on October 28th (Deadline).

PGA president Mark Gordon to receive 2015 Norman Lear Achievement Award in Television (The Wrap).

Hulu gives straight-to-series order for nine-hour event series based on Stephen King’s 11/22/63 (THR).

John Krasinski sells two comedies to NBC (Deadline).

Jessie Ennis joins Veep in a recurring role; Gladys Knight joins Empire in potentially recurring role (Deadline).

AT&T announces new package including HBO, Amazon Prime Instant Video, broadband, and broadcast networks for $39/month (Variety).

NBC’s Peter Pan Live! adds Taylor Louderman as Wendy Darling and Alanna Saunders as Tiger Lily (The Wrap).

CW orders three additional scripts for The Flash and Jane The Virgin (Deadline).

Cinemax’s Strike Back adds Michelle Yeoh and Will Yun Lee (Deadline).

Jacki Weaver to star opposite Patrick Stewart in Starz’s Blunt Talk (Deadline).

Nikki DeLoach gets guest star role in NCIS (The Wrap).

Shea Whigham lands starring role in Marvel’s Agent Carter (Deadline).

Andrew Reich, Ted Cohen, and Gail Berman sell comedy to CBS (Deadline).

ABC developing single-camera comedy Follow Your Heart (Deadline).

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Trailer for Terrence Malick’s The Better Angels


International trailer for John Woo’s The Crossing (Empire).

Green Band trailer for The Taking of Deborah Logan (ShockTillYouDrop).

Trailer for Terrence Malick’s The Better Angels (The Film Stage).

UK trailer for Northern Soul (Empire).

US trailer for Studio Ghibli’s The Tale of Princess Kaguya (The Film Stage).

Theatrical trailer for Tokyo Tribe (Slashfilm).

New trailer for Kingsman: The Secret Service (The Wrap).

First trailer for Bar America (Deadline).


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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. Still living in Boston, MA, he blatantly abuses his Netflix account, but can never seem to get his Instant Queue below 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.