Yesterday’s News: Christoph Waltz in Bond 24 & Gilmore Girls Reunion


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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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Christoph Waltz to play “significant” role in Bond 24


Julianne Moore to receive the Desert Palm Achievement Award, Actress at the 26th Palm Springs International Film Festival (The Wrap).

TrustNordisk closes a swath of international sales for The Shamer’s Daughter (Variety).

Benedict Cumberbatch to receive the Variety Award at the Moet British Independent Film Awards (Variety).

PGA Awards lock in 2016 date (Deadline).

AFI Fest announces Jury and Audience Award winners (Indiewire).

International poster for Clouds of Sils Maria (The Film Stage).

BOND/360 acquires US rights to documentary In Country (Indiewire).

Entertainment One snags US rights to Cas & Dylan; Image Entertainment buys US rights to The Rewrite (Deadline).

Poster for White God (Indiewire).

Park Chan-Wook to direct and develop sci-fi thriller Second Born (Variety).

Jack Kilmer joins the cast of Nice Guys (THR).

RIP: Stunt coordinator and stuntman Jerry Alan dies at 75 (THR).

Christoph Waltz to play “significant” role in Bond 24 (Daily Mail).

Olivia Cooke circling key role in Ben-Hur (The Wrap).

WWE Studios working on sequel to Scooby-Doo WrestleMania (Variety).

Universal Pictures options Gale Forman’s Just One Day and Just One Year to be made as single feature (THR).

David Lyons to play Josh Howard in Truth (The Wrap).

RIP: Writer Leigh Chapman dies at 75 (THR).

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ATX Television Festival to feature the reunion of cast and creator of Gilmore Girls


MTV announces dates for Video Music Awards and Movie Awards (The Wrap).

DirecTV to air Channel 4’s Black Mirror Christmas special on The Audience Network on December 25 (EW).

ATX Television Festival to feature the reunions of cast and creator of Gilmore Girls and the writers from Dawson’s Creek (THR).

CNN renews This Is Life With Lisa Ling, Somebody’s Gotta Do It With Mike Rowe, and Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown (Deadline).

RIP: Writer Ernest Kinoy died at the age of 89 (Variety).

Kathryn Hahn to step back into her shoes as star of Happyish for Showtime (THR).

Netflix picks up second season of The Fall (Variety).

Greer Grammer lands recurring guest role on Melissa & Joey; Lizzie Brochere joins the cast of The Strain (Deadline).

Kathy Griffin in talks to co-hos Fashion Police (Deadline).

DirecTV launches 4K UltraHD Video-on-Demand service (Variety).

NBC gives script commitment to reboot of Frequency written by Supernatural showrunner Jeremy Carver (THR).

BBC Two orders third series of Peaky Blinders, with Netflix set to air as well (Deadline).

TNT cancels Perception after three seasons (Variety).

Poppy Drayton nabs lead role in MTV drama Shannara (Deadline).

VH1 in talks with the Osbourne family for more episodes of The Osbournes (Variety).

Ron Perlman to play major villain on The Blacklist (TV Guide).

Netflix in negotiations to bring back Longmire for a fourth season (Deadline).

CBS orders two additional scripts for The McCarthys (Deadline).

ABC puts legal drama Emma Cavendish into development (Deadline).

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Full length trailer for Fifty Shades of Grey


New TV spot for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (Coming Soon).

New trailer for Escobar: Paradise Lost (First Showing).

Trailer for Two Days, One Night (The Wrap).

First trailer for Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 (THR).

First promo for Fox series Backstrom (EW).

Full length trailer for Fifty Shades of Grey (Coming Soon).


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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.