Yesterday’s News: Character Actor Taylor Negron Passes & New Avengers: Age of Ultron Trailer


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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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DJ Caruso in early talks to direct G.I. Joe 3


Indie Sales acquires international sales to I’m All Yours (Variety).
Lumiere Awards announce nominations (THR).
Artsploitation Films buys US rights to Horsehead (Variety).
Other Angle Pictures acquires international sales rights to In the Forests of Siberia, DieuMerci, West Coast, and Machin, Machine (Variety).
Films Boutique acquires world sales rights to Eisenstein in Guanajuato (Variety).
Berlin International Film Festival unveils selections for the Perspektive Deutsches Kino sidebar (THR).
The Berlinale Co-Production Market unveils lineup (Variety).
Emmanuel Carrere to be the guest of honor at the third Locarno Film Festival L’immagine e la Parola (Images and Words) spinoff (Variety).
First poster for The Voices (Coming Soon).
The Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association announce nominations for Dorian Awards (The Wrap).
Cinematographer Frank Byers to direct indie remake of Jean-Luc Godard’s Alphaville (The Wrap).
eOne picks up U.S., Canada, U.K./Ireland, and Australia/New Zealand rights to Ooops! Noah Is Gone… (Variety).
Yvette Monreal lands leading role in untitled lowrider project (THR).
Voltage Pictures acquires Spencer Mondshein’s script The Search (Variety).
RIP: Producer Bernard Williams dies at 72 (THR).
DJ Caruso in early talks to direct G.I. Joe 3 (Deadline).
TriStar acquires rights to comic novel Dirty Rush (Deadline).
Barry Sonnenfeld tapped to direct high-concept comedy Nine Lives (Deadline).
Sofia Black-D’Elia joins the cast of Ben-Hur (Deadline).
Sony picks up comedy pitch Psych from Aaron Buchsbaum and Teddy Riley (THR).
Idris Elba developing historic thriller Poe Must Die as a trilogy (Variety).
The Alliance of Women Film Journalists give best film honor to Boyhood (Variety).


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Actor Taylor Negron dies at 57


RIP: Screenwriter and producer Brian Clemens dies at 83 (Deadline).
CBC renews Eugene Levy’s Schitt’s Creek for a second season ahead of its premiere (THR).
RIP: Actor Taylor Negron dies at 57 (The Wrap).
Michael Mosley to reprise his role of 3XK on Castle (EW).
CBS renews Scorpion, Madam Secretary, and NCIS: New Orleans for second seasons (THR).
Colm Meaney and Charlotte Nicdao cast in Syfy’s six -hour miniseries Childhood’s End (Deadline).
Mary Murphy officially leaves So You Think You Can Dance (THR).
Syfy developing one-hour drama series 51st State about a futuristic prison society (Deadline).
Showtime renews Shameless for a sixth season and gives series order to Happyish (THR).
Kyle MacLachlan signs on to lead Showtime’s Twin Peaks limited series (Deadline).
Colson Baker, aka Machine Gun Kelly, joins the cast of Showtime comedy Roadies; Allen Maldonado lands recurring role in Black-ish (Deadline).
Eric McCormack to guest star in episode of The Mysteries of Laura (Deadline).
Stan Lee to cameo on Marvel’s Agent Carter (Variety).


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Second trailer for Avengers: Age of Ultron


First trailer for CBS two-part miniseries The Dovekeepers (Deadline).
US trailer for Effie Gray (Coming Soon).
Trailer for Penny Dreadful season 2 (HitFix).
Trailer for documentary Call for Help (Indiewire).
Trailer for Nurse Jackie season 7 (THR).
Second trailer for Avengers: Age of Ultron (Slashfilm).
Trailer for Unfriended (Coming Soon).


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