Yesterday’s News: SAG Nominations & Fargo Season 2 Leads


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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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The Screen Actors Guild announced their nominations for this year


The Screen Actors Guild announced their nominations for this year (Next Projection).
Universal Pictures gives Dad’s Army a February 5, 2016 UK release date (Deadline).
The Rome Film Festival drops its main competition section (THR).
Ewan McGregor will narrate Humpback Whales (Variety).
Monterey Media acquires distribution rights to psychological thriller The Living (Indiewire).
Warner Bros. taps John Wells to direct motorcycle racing drama Splinter Way (THR).
Warner Bros. shifts release date of Pan back one week (Coming Soon).
Gerard Depardieu, Vincent Lindon, and Sandrine Kiberlain cast in Benoit Jacquot’s Bain de minuit (Variety).
Sundance Selects acquires North American rights to The Search For General Tso; Relativity Studios changes the title of horror film Lazarus to The Lazarus Effect (Deadline).
Michael Stuhlbarg in talks to join Danny Boyle’s Steve Jobs movie (The Wrap).
John Lee Hancock in negotiations to direct McDonald’s film The Founder (THR).
Chris Pine narrating high school debate documentary This Is Not A Club (Deadline).
Rebel Wilson admits to having met with Paul Feig about Ghostbusters (Today).
Leef Entertainment Group acquires coming-of-age sports drama In the Crease from first-time writer Ted Nusbaum (THR).
Amy Schumer hosting the 2015 MTV Movie Awards (The Wrap).
High school horror film Gallows gets July 10 release date (Variety).
Peter Facinelli acquires rights to War & Football (The Wrap).

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Kirsten Dunst and Jesse Plemons to lead the second season of Fargo


Adult Swim renews Black Jesus, Mike Tyson Mysteries, and Mr. Pickles (THR).
Fox trying to bring Simon Cowell back to US television (THR).
David Letterman’s last Late Show slotted for May 20, 2015 (Deadline).
ABC’s new comedy Fresh Off the Boat to move to Tuesdays after Wednesday previews (Variety).
New poster for Agent Carter (EW).
ABC casts Justin Long as the male lead in partially improvised Irreversible (Deadline).
BBC One commissions a drama series based on JK Rowling’s secretly penned The Cuckoo’s Calling (Deadline).
Kirsten Dunst and Jesse Plemons to lead the second season of Fargo (THR).
Peter Stormare will reprise his role as Vertigo on an upcoming episode of Arrow (EW).
ABC gives put pilot commitment to single-camera NBA buddy comedy from Dan Fogelman (Deadline).
Camille de Pazzis lands series regular role on third season of Hemlock Grove; Zara Zoe books lead role in TNT drama pilot Lumen (Deadline).

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Official teaser trailer for Mad Max: Fury Road


New trailer for Inside Out (Slashfilm).
Official teaser trailer for Mad Max: Fury Road (The Film Stage).
International trailer for Hot Tub Time Machine 2 (THR).
Trailer for Doctor Who Christmas special Last Christmas (EW).
Red band trailer for REC 4: Apocalypse (Yahoo).
Season 3 trailer for The Americans (EW).
First trailer for Silence Patton (THR).


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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.