Yesterday’s News: Jurassic World Viral Site & HBO Approves Westworld


yesterdays news

Editor’s Note: Yesterday’s News covers the most important news of the previous day with a focus on film, television, and trailers.

yesterdays news-jurassic world

Official Jurassic World viral site launches


Paramount and AMC Theatres offering tickets for unlimited viewings of Interstellar (Deadline).

Steve Carell to receive the Outstanding Performer of the Year Award at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival (THR).

New images from The Peanuts Movie (USA Today).

Alan Rickman, Bertrand Bonello, and Cristian Mungiu to join Isabelle Huppert on jury for the Marrakech International Film Festival (THR).

New poster for Pixar’s Inside Out (The Film Stage).

Sam Huntington to play lead role in indie comedy Finding Sofia (The Wrap).

Robert DeNiro confirms joining the cast of Joy (EW).

Jon M. Chu and Hieu Ho sell high school dance comedy Can’t Touch This to Focus Features (Deadline).

Poster for The Color of Time (Indiewire).

John August to adapt Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark for CBS Films (Deadline).

First key art from Dragon Ball Z: F Is For Fukkatsu (Anime News Network).

Magnet Releasing acquires US rights to [REC] 4: Apocalypse (Deadline).

First character poster and animated introduction for Inside Out (Slashfilm).

Amira & Sam wins jury award and audience award at Napa Valley Film Festival (Variety).

Official Jurassic World viral site launches (Slashfilm).

Marvel official releases Phase 3 timeline (Superhero Hype).

RIP: Film critic Charles Champlin dies at 88 (THR).

Paul Wesley to star in and produce sci-fi actioner Convergence (Deadline).

Fox looking to start shooting The Greatest Showman On Earth this summer (Deadline).

Sony Pictures taps Brad Anderson to direct Shadow Run (Variety).

Patty Jenkins signs on to direct Jackpot for Focus Features (THR).

Alexander Ludwig joins the cast of thriller Go With Me (Deadline).

DreamWorks Animation may bump B.O.O.: Bureau of Otherwordly Operations out of summer release (THR).

RIP: Japanese actor Takakura Ken dies at 83 (Twitch).

First shot of David Spade in costume for Joe Dirt 2 (THR).

yesterdays news-westworld

HBO officially moving forward with Westworld series


ITV orders six-part The Frankenstein Chronicles starring Sean Bean (Deadline).

CBS warns that it may go dark for Dish Network customers (THR).

Martin Mull and Lesley Ann Warren to play Britta’s parents on upcoming season of Community (EW).

Katey Sagal will be a part of Kurt Sutter’s new series The Bastard Executioner (TVLine).

FX developing From Hell series, based on the graphic novel (Deadline).

CW renews America’s Next Top Model, Penn & Teller: Fool Us, and Masters of Illusion (THR).

HBO officially moving forward with Westworld series (THR).

TV Land cancels Hot in Cleveland after six seasons (The Wrap).

So You Think You Can Dance renewed for 12th season (THR).

Fox gives put pilot commitment to untitled single-camera comedy starring Rob Riggle, based on Austrian series Braunschlag (Deadline).

Former iCarly star Nathan Kress to direct an episode of Henry Danger (The Wrap).

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New trailer for Netflix series Marco Polo


New trailer for Netflix series Marco Polo (Coming Soon).

First trailer for The Taking of Tiger Mountain (Twitch).

New teaser for Inherent Vice (The Film Stage).

International trailer for Seventh Son (First Showing).


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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.