Editor’s Note: Yesterday’s News covers the most important news of the previous day with a focus on film, television, and trailers.
Samanou Acheche Sahlstrom’s In Your Arms takes top prize at Goteborg Film Festival (THR).
Jonathan Rhys Meyers lands lead role in thriller Damascus Cover (THR).
Geoffrey Rush to star in drama Final Portrait (Deadline).
M-appeal World Sales picks up Rosa von Praunheim’s docu-drama Tough Love (Variety).
First look at Sandra Bullock’s Scarlet Overkill from Minions (Coming Soon).
Stephen Chow and Tsui Hark in talks to collaborate on a sequel to Journey to the West: Conquering the Demons (THR).
RIP: Producer and former BAFTA chairman Johnny Goodman dies at 87 (THR).
Netflix acquires documentary Hot Girls Wanted (Indiewire).
The Orchard snags North American rights to Finders Keepers (THR).
Monterey Media acquires US and Canada rights to The Pardon (Deadline).
Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions buys rights in multiple territories to The Forest (THR).
First stills from short Frozen Fever (Coming Soon).
Image Entertainment acquires US rights to Burying the Ex (The Wrap).
Kate Beckinsale and Chloe Sevigney reuniting with Whit Stillman for Lady Susan (THR).
First poster for 600 Miles (Twitch).
Milla Jovovich in negotiations to star in In the Lost Lands (Variety).
XYZ Films and Distant Corners Entertainment producing anthology feature Holidays with directors Kevin Smith, Gary Shore, and Matt Johnson (Deadline).
Poster for Eisenstein in Guanajuato (Twitch).
Asa Butterfield lands lead role in sci-fi adventure Out of this World (THR).
Alchemy buys North American rights to Zipper (Variety).
Cameron Crowe’s Hawaii movie gets title Aloha (Slashfilm).
New photos from Avengers: Age of Ultron (Coming Soon).
Christopher Abbott books role in Tina Fey’s upcoming untitled wartime dark comedy (THR).
Timbuktu takes top prize at Lumiere Awards (THR).
Scott Eastwood joins Oliver Stone’s untitled Edward Snowden film (Deadline).
Anthony LaPaglia, Jacki Weaver, Melissa George, Gia Carides, Josh Lucas, and Alexandra Schepisi join the cast of The Olive Sisters (Deadline).
Universal Pictures options action spec Desert Eagle to be a vehicle for Tyrese Gibson (Deadline).
Somnia gets May 8 release date (Deadline).
Travis Fimmel joins the cast of Maggie’s Plan (Deadline).
New Line taps Greg Russo to write natural-disaster pic Category 6 (Deadline).
Fusion picks up comedian Chris Gethard’s public access show The Chris Gethard Show (Variety).
Univision coming to Dish Network’s Sling (Variety).
Niels Arden Oplev to direct NBC’s Game of Silence pilot (Deadline).
Augustus Prew lands lead role in HBO’s comedy pilot Mamma Dallas (Deadline).
TNT’s The Titans reveals main characters (Nerdist).
RIP: Producer Sandy Socolow dies at 86 (Deadline).
Lee Tergesen, Nichole Galicia, and Conrad Coates join the cast of Defiance (THR).
Nathan Fillion cameoing as himself on The Big Bang Theory (EW).
Oprah Winfrey and Ava DuVernay adapting novel Queen Sugar as series for OWN (THR).
Sarah Carter books series regular role on Rogue; Richard Gunn joins the cast of Hemlock Grove (Deadline).
Brooklyn Nine-Nine signs Garret Dillahunt for guest turn (THR).
Gillian Vigman, Alexie Gilmore, and Jessica Meraz cast in TBS’ comedy pilot Quality Time (Deadline).
James Cromwell joins the cast of Halt and Catch Fire (Deadline).
Bella Thorne to play heroine addict in Lifetime’s Perfect High (The Wrap).
Carrie-Anne Moss joins the cast of A.K.A. Jessica Jones (The Wrap).
The Weinstein Co. adapting The Reaper: Autobiography of One of the Deadliest Special Ops Snipers as TV miniseries (THR).
Cinemax picks up Quarry to series (Deadline).
Season 3 poster for Bates Motel (Coming Soon).
MTV developing comedy series from Jill Soloway, Lyle Friedman, and Ashley Skidmore (The Wrap).
Billie Lourd joins the cast of Scream Queens (Deadline).
The CW orders pilots for Cordon, Tales from the Darkside, and Dead People (THR).
Fox gives pilot order to Cooper Barrett’s Guide to Surviving Life (THR).
ABC brings in Michael Offer to direct drama pilot Runner (Deadline).