Editor’s Note: Yesterday’s News covers the most important news of the previous day with a focus on film, television, and trailers.
First look at a whole slew of Into the Woods characters (EW).
Hollywood Film Awards announces its 18 award categories (Deadline).
Constantin Films picks up Polar: Came From the Cold based on the graphic novel (THR).
First look at Helen Mirren in Gavin Hood’s Eye In The Sky (Empire).
Nathalie Emmanuel joins the cast of The Maze Runner sequel The Scorch Trials (THR).
Zach Dean tapped to write Methuselah (Variety).
AFI Fest completes lineup with final programming announcement (The Wrap).
Margot Robbie in negotiations to join Tina Fey in The Taliban Shuffle (THR).
Charlie Kaufman brought in to rewrite I.Q. 83 to star Steve Carell (Deadline).
South Asian International Film Festival announces lineup (Twitch).
First look at Mockingbird’s suit on Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD, oh and Adrianne Palicki will take the role (Coming Soon).
Willie Garson cast in guest-starring role on Fox’s Weird Loners (THR).
Netflix greenlights Bill Burr’s six-episode animated series F Is For Family (Deadline).
MTV picks up Broke A$$ Game Show and docuseries Todrick (THR).
ABC gives script commitment to single-camera comedy The Big Hole from Maggie Carey (THR).
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart heading to Austin for the 2014 midterm elections with week of Democalypse 2014: South by South Mess shows (The Wrap).
Morena Baccarin joins Gotham in recurring role, with plans to become a series regular in season 2 (Deadline).
Lydia Hearst joins WE tv horror series South of Hell (THR).
ABC buys single-camera comedy The Finger, written by Ben Karlin and starring Nick Frost (Deadline).
First look at the Duplass brothers’ HBO comedy Togetherness (EW).
TNT greenlights untitled Cold Justice spinoff (THR).
ABC picks up Shark Tank spinoff Beyond the Tank (THR).
Steve Coogan signs on to replace Philip Seymour Hoffman in Showtime series Happyish (Variety).
Fox orders four additional scripts of Red Band Society (The Wrap).
Amanda Righetti cast in USA’s drama pilot Colony (Deadline).
Ana Ortiz books pivotal guest-starring role on Black-ish (THR).
NBC give pilot production commitment to Abby Kohn and Marc Silverstein’s new take on Bewitched (Deadline).
Christina Ricci set to play Lizzie Borden again in Lifetime event series Lizzie Borden: The Fall River Chronicles (The Wrap).
Mo Gaffney lands guest-starring role on ABC Family’s Baby Daddy (The Wrap).
ABC gives script commitment to Fortune Feimster’s untitled, semi-autobiographical comedy (THR).
Syfy renews Face Off for an eight season (THR).
Michael Kenneth Williams, Amara Karan, Jeannie Berlin, and Glenne Headly join the cast of HBO’s Crime (Deadline).
Bravo renews Below Deck (Deadline).
Fox developing a half-hour comedy based on the Will Smith starring Hitch (THR).
Fox gives put pilot commitment to drama Frankenstein from Howard Gordon and Rand Ravich (Deadline).
Fox taps Sandy Grushow to adapt Australian web series The Weatherman (THR).
Karen Pittman nabs recurring role on the upcoming season of The Americans; Gloria Reuben books recurring roles on USA’s Mr. Robot (Deadline).
UK trailer for The Woman In Black: Angel of Death (Next Projection).
UK trailer for The Arms Drop (Twitch).
First trailer for Magician (First Showing).
Red Band teaser trailer for The Gambler (The Film Stage).
Teaser trailer for Papa Machete (Twitch).
Teaser trailer for Avengers: Age of Ultron (The Film Stage).