Editor’s Note: Yesterday’s News covers the most important news of the previous day with a focus on film, television, and trailers.
IFC Midnight acquires North American rights to Paul Solet’s supernatural horror Dark Summer (Deadline).
Shout! Factory picks up US rights to German 3D animated The 7th Dwarf (THR).
FilmBuff acquires theatrical and VOD rights to J.C. Khoury’s All Relative (Indiewire).
Environmental-themed family drama Talk Is Cheap from producer Barrie M. Osborne to launch Kickstarter campaign (Variety).
Paramount Pictures acquires screen rights to Anna Todd’s novel After (Deadline).
New poster for The Overnighters (First Showing).
Lakeshore Entertainment acquires international rights to Mr. Right (The Wrap).
Sony Pictures taps Navot Papushado and Aharon Keshales to remake Vengeance (Deadline).
Jem And The Holograms gets October 23, 2015 release date (Deadline).
Warwick Davis confirms he will appear in Star Wars: Episode VII (Star Wars YouTube).
AFI Fest announces New Auteurs, American Indie, and Shorts Lineup (Indiewire).
Poster for All Relative (Indiewire).
Shawn Levy in talks to develop Minecraft adaptation, may also direct (Variety).
American Film Market announces screening schedule (Variety).
Universal Pictures acquires horror-thriller Cybernatural; sets April 10 release date (Variety).
Donnie Yen to star in English-language action film Noodle Man (THR).
First shots from Ultimate Justice (Twitch).
Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje joins the cast of Jay Roach’s Trumbo (THR).
Robert Redford in early talks to join Disney’s remake of Pete’s Dragon (THR).
Will Smith, Tom Hardy, and Margot Robbie reportedly circling Suicide Squad (Deadline).
Anton Yelchin and Imogen Poots to star in Jeremy Saulnier’s indie thriller Green Room (THR).
RIP: Former interim SAG president Sumi Sevilla Haru dies at 75 (THR).
RIP: Actress Misty Upham found dead (THR).
British comedy Doll & Em gets second season renewal (Deadline).
The third season of Netflix’s Lilyhammer to premiere November 21st (THR).
CBS launching subscription service (Variety).
CBS will take R.J. Cutler’s untitled police drama (Deadline).
truTV orders pilot for marijuana dispensary docu series Medicine Man (Deadline).
Armie Hammer producing untitled comedy for NBC (Deadline).
Frank Langella joins season 3 of FX’s The Americans (THR).
Billy Eichner books guest role on New Girl (THR).
Playwright Josefina Lopez sets up dramedy at NBC (Variety).
Colin Hanks and Beverely D’Angelo to guest star on CBS’ Mom (The Wrap).
Disney Channel picks up full season of K.C. Undercover (THR).
First poster for NBC’s Peter Pan Live! (THR).
Lynda Obst and Ridley Scott developing Ebola limited series based on Richard Preston’s The Hot Zone (THR).
NBC buys single-camera comedy The Spencer Tapes (Deadline).
NBC gives put pilot commitment to remake of The IT Crowd from Bill Lawrence, Neil Goldman, and Garrett Donovan; The IT Crowd fans wait in fear for it to fail (Deadline).
ABC buys spec family comedy Raising Adults from Mike Scully and Julie Scully (Variety).
Teaser trailer for In the Heart of the Sea (Next Projection).
Trailer for documentary Coming Home (Indiewire).
Second trailer for Unbroken (The Film Stage).
Trailer for Chris Rock’s Top Five (Slashfilm).