Editor’s Note: Yesterday’s News covers the most important news of the previous day with a focus on film, television, and trailers.
Simon West to direct action-thriller Stratton (Variety).
New poster for Lost River (Empire).
Marc Silverstein and Abby Kohn writing a new draft of On the Island adaptation for MGM (THR).
Poster for Cymbeline (Coming Soon).
Relativity lands spec script Smoke from Max Yaney and Luke Goltz (Deadline).
First character poster for Avengers: Age of Ultron featuring Iron Man (Coming Soon).
New Line acquires Brendan O’Brien and Andrew J. Cohen’s The House with Will Ferrell to star (Deadline).
The Vail Film Festival releases full schedule (Indiewire).
Dominic West joins the cast of Jodie Foster’s Money Monster (Deadline).
Evan Daugherty writing Tomb Raider reboot (Deadline).
Kino Lorber acquires North American rights to Jafar Panahi’s Taxi (Variety).
Patrick McKay and J.D. Payne rewriting Winter’s Knight for Sony Pictures (Deadline).
Richard Linklater in talks to direct Where’d You Go Bernadette (THR).
Strand Releasing acquires US rights to May Allah Bless France (Variety).
First still from Jem and the Holograms (io9).
Lakeith Lee Stanfield joins the cast of Snowden (Deadline).
Virginia Madsen joins the cast of David O. Russell’s Joy (THR).
Stone Village Productions acquires film and TV rights to Cassie Beasley’s Circus Mirandus (The Wrap).
Four new stills from Josh Trank’s Fantastic Four (Empire).
Ang Lee chooses newcomer Joe Alwyn to star in Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk (Variety).
Hong Kong International Film Festival unveils full line-up (Twitch).
Aunjanue Ellis lands female lead in ABC’s terror drama Quantico (THR).
Andrew J. West books lead role in the CW’s Dead People (Deadline).
First look at Ben Whishaw in BBC’s five-part series London Spy (Empire).
Disney XD rebooting Ducktales for 2017 (Deadline).
AXS TV renews The World’s Greatest Tribute Bands for a fifth season (The Wrap).
Taissa Farmiga signs on to co-star in ABC’s L.A. Crime (THR).
Lady Gaga starring in the next season of American Horror Story with subtitle Hotel (The Wrap).
Matt Fraction and Kelly Sue DeConnick adapting their comic Sex Criminals for series (Deadline).
Netflix adding five children’s shows including new versions of Danger Mouse and Inspector Gadget (Variety).
Liam McIntyre co-starring in NBC drama pilot Unveiled (THR).
James Earl cast in Fox’s comedy pilot Cooper Barrett’s Guide to Surviving Life (Deadline).
Disney Channel gives straight-to-series order to Jessie spinoff starring Peyton List, Karan Brar, and Skai Jackson (Deadline).
Adam Rodriguez lands male lead in ABC’s Runner (THR).
Jack Griffo joins the cast of Sharknado 3 (The Wrap).
Dougray Scott tapped to co-star in ABC’s Quantico (THR).
Nickelodeon launching Noggin subscription video service in March (Variety).
New Penny Dreadful character posters (HitFix).
Ken Biller in as new showrunner for TNT’s Legends (Deadline).
WorldStarHipHop nabs drama series All That Matters (THR).
Diane Guerrero cast in Greg Garcia’s Super Clyde; Margot Bingham lands female lead in ABC’s untitled Jenna Bans drama pilot (Deadline).
Diego Boneta and Glen Powell cast in Fox’s Scream Queens (Deadline).
Raven-Symone books guest role on Black-ish (EW).
Stacey Keach books role in NBC’s untitled Suzanne Martin pilot; Brooke Ishibashi lands lead role in NBC’s People are Talking (Deadline).
Blondy Baruti to star in ABC’s untitled NBA comedy (THR).
James Brolin joins the cast of CBS’ comedy pilot Life in Pieces (Deadline).
Final trailer for The Divergent Series: Insurgent (Coming Soon).
Teaser for Catch Me Daddy (Twitch).
Trailer for Disney’s Frozen Fever (Coming Soon).
Trailer for Out to Win (Indiewire).
Teaser trailer for Love & Mercy (The Film Stage).
New trailer for Lost River (Indiewire).
First trailer for Ktown Cowboys (Deadline).
New trailer for Good Kill (Twitch).