Editor’s Note: Yesterday’s News covers the most important news of the previous day with a focus on film, television, and trailers.
Jane Fleming and Mark Ordesky producing feature adaptation of short The Butterfly Circus (Variety).
First look at Gil Kenan’s Poltergeist remake (USA Today).
Amanda Seyfried and Theo James starring in supernatural thriller Black Lung (Coming Soon).
Directors Chad Stahelski and David Leitch working on John Wick sequel (Movies.com).
Melissa Leo, Zachary Quinto, and Tom Wilkinson in negotiations to join Oliver Stone’s untitled Edward Snowden film (The Wrap).
Live-action Astro Boy film in development (THR).
Poster for Run All Night (Coming Soon).
Hayden Christensen sets sights on action-horror Untot (THR).
First image from Jonathan Demme’s Ricki and the Flash (The Film Stage).
Double Dutch Intl. snatches up worldwide rights to The Blue Mauritius (Variety).
Peter Dinklage joining Melissa McCarthy in Michelle Darnell (Variety).
Danny Boyle’s Steve Jobs to be released on October 9 (The Wrap).
Cinequest Film Festival announces lineup (Indiewire).
Adam Brown, Delroy Atkinson, and Danny Kirrane join the cast of Pirates of the Caribbean 5 (Variety).
Bleecker Street sets May 15 release for I’ll See You In My Dreams and Pawn Sacrifice on September 18 release; Relativity releasing Autobahn on October 30 (Deadline).
Hollywood Gang steps up to produce Robotech movie with Michael Gordon set to write (Deadline).
Netflix launching streaming-video subscription service in Japan in fall (Variety).
David S. Goyer producing feature version of Oliver Daly short Miles (Deadline).
Natalie Burn joins the cast of The Mechanic: Resurrection (The Wrap).
Adam Wingard signs on to direct horror The Woods (THR).
Ashley Benson, Tate Donovan, Poppy Delevingne, and Dylan Penn join the cast of Elvis & Nixon (THR).
Universal Pictures options Black List script Bismarck (Deadline).
First look at Michael Shannon and Kevin Spacey in Elvis & Nixon (THR).
Lionsgate secures UK rights to Operation Avalanche (THR).
Will Poulter joins Dakota Fanning in Brain of Fire (THR).
Billy Baldwin, Andy Buckley, and Jonathan Bennett join the cast of VH1’s Hit the Floor (Deadline).
Marcia Cross and Robert Vaughn guest starring on Law & Order: SVU (The Wrap).
HBO confirms April premiere of The Casual Vacancy (Coming Soon).
Finesse Mitchell lands recurring role on HBO’s Brothers in Atlanta; Derek Luke secures role on third season of Rogue (Deadline).
Bravo renews Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce for a second season (THR).
CBS pulls The McCarthys from its Thursday schedule (Deadline).
Milo Ventimiglia joins Gotham in recurring guest arc (Variety).
HBO gives pilot order to Issa Rae’s comedy Insecure (Deadline).
Mira Sorvino tapped for recurring role on CBS’ Stalker (Deadline).
NBC lines up Phillip Noyce to direct magical martial arts drama pilot Warrior (Deadline).
Apple in talks with unspecified TV networks about offering a bundle of channels (Variety).
NBC firms up plans for Chicago Fire spinoff Chicago Medical (THR).
Jenna Elfman books lead role in Fox’s untitled Dana Klein comedy pilot (Deadline).
Full trailer for Daredevil series (Next Projection).
Teaser trailer for Magic Mike XXL (Next Projection).
Trailer for Mavis (Indiewire).
US trailer for Wild Tales (The Film Stage).
Trailer for El Incendio (Indiewire).
Trailer for Ned Rifle (Slashfilm).
Trailer for Beira-Mar (Indiewire).
Trailer for Furious 7 (Coming Soon).