Yesterday’s News: Pride and Prejudice and Zombies New Additions & True Detective Season 2 Cast


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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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Charles Dance and Lena Headey join cast of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies


Iceland selects Baldvin Zophonaasson’s Life in a Fishbowl as candidate for Foreign Language Oscar (THR).

Kosovo selects Isa Qosja’s Three Windows and a Hanging as candidate for Foreign Language Oscar (THR).

London Film Festival selects James McAvoy, Jeremy Thomas, Luc Roeg, Sally Hawkins, Finola Dwyer, and Ahmad Abdalla for jury (THR).

South Korea selects Shim Sung-bo’s Sea Fog as candidate for Foreign Language Oscar (THR).

India selects Geetu Mohandas’ Liar’s Dice as candidate for Foreign Language Oscar (THR).

First poster for Simon Brand’s Default (ComingSoon).

John Bailey to receive Lifetime Achievement Award at the 29th annual American Society of Cinematographers Awards for Outstanding Achievement (THR).

Bosnia and Herzegovina select Faruk Loncarevic’s With Mom as candidate for Foreign Language Oscar; Macedonia selects Stole Popov’s To the Hilt as candidate for Foreign Language Oscar (THR).

New poster for Reach Me, designed by Drew Struzan (Indiewire).

Julie Delpy returns to French filmmaking with Lolo starring Dany Boon and Karin Viard (Variety).

The Rome Film Festival announces opening and closing night films (THR).

Damien Chazelle in talks to direct Neil Armstrong biopic First Man (THR).

Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner to produce documentary Three Suits from Jason Benjamin (THR).

Tribeca Film and Well Go USA acquire Scott Foley’s directorial debut Let’s Kill Ward’s Wife (The Wrap).

Aaron Paul to co-star alongside Jamie Dornan in thriller The 9th Life of Louis Drax (Variety).

Resurgent Film Group launches with planned adaptation of Brad Thor’s The Lions of Lucerne (Variety).

Dark Sky Films buys US rights to Brian O’Malley’s Let Us Prey (Deadline).

Elisabeth Moss joins Truth (Deadline).

Neil Burger attached to direct spy thriller All The Old Knives (Deadline).

A slew of new Annabelle images (ComingSoon).

Disney Studios picks up In the Land of Imagined Things based on spec script by Joe Henderson (THR).

Magnolia buys North America rights to Josh Lawson’s The Little Death (The Wrap).

Carmel International Film Festival announces its lineup (Variety).

Orion Releasing acquires North American rights to We’ll Never Have Paris, the directorial debut of Simon Helberg (Deadline).

J.J. Abrams named the Visual Effects Society’s recipient of the Visionary Award (Deadline).

Phil Lord and Christopher Miller developing The Rosie Project with possibility of directing (Deadline).

New Fast & Furious 7 images (ComingSoon).

Poster for Felt (Slashfilm).

Andrew Adamson attached to direct comic miniseries adaptation Breath of Bones (THR).

Creighton Rothenberger and Katrin Bendikt to adapt iPhone game The Drowning (Deadline).

Screen Gems buys US rights to Pride and Prejudice and Zombies; Charles Dance and Lena Headey join cast (Deadline).

Walt Disney Pictures buys Floors from Jason Filardi based on the children’s book series (Deadline).

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HBO announces Colin Farrell and Vince Vaughn as stars of True Detective season two


First poster for Chelsea Handler’s Uganda Be Kidding Me Live (ComingSoon).

Entertainment One Television to develop and produce US version of the Finnish fantasy series Nymphs (Deadline).

Riley Keough will be the lead in the Starz 13-part anthology series The Girlfriend Experience, based on the film by Steven Soderbergh (Deadline).

USA orders Queen of the South adaptation pilot, M.A. Fortin and Joshua John Miller to write (THR).

HBO announces Colin Farrell and Vince Vaughn as stars of True Detective season two, with Justin Lin to direct the first two episodes (THR).

Christina Applegate gets multi-episode guest role on Showtime’s Web Therapy (EW).

The pilot for AMC’s White City lines up Tim Peper, Mercedes Mason, and Josh Pence (Deadline).

Syfy moving forward with drama Hunters from Gale Anne Hurd, based on the novel Alien Hunter (THR).

RIP: Talk show host Skip E. Lowe dies at 85 (THR).

NBC puts multi-camera celebrity pediatrician comedy in development (Deadline).

Michael Imperioli joins the cast of Shawn Ryan’s Mad Dogs (THR).

Eva Longoria considering a return to TV with two potential series vying for her consideration (Deadline).

New images from Powers (HitFix).

21st Century Fox holds acquisition talks with Starz (Variety).

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Trailer for Mommy


Trailer for Mommy (Next Projection).

Green Band trailer for The Interview (The Film Stage).

UK trailer for Ouija (Slashfilm).

Trailer for Strange Rumblings in Shangri La (Slashfilm).


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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.