Wednesday’s “McKellen and Stewart return as X-Men, another Jeffrey Archer adaptation and Julian Fellowes goes US” news

Films

Film casting

  • Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen, James McAvoy, Jennifer Lawrence, Michael Fassbender and Nicholas Hoult all returning for next X-Men movie
  • Guy Pearce, Rosamund Pike and Bryan Brown join Violet Town
  • Cate Blanchett to play stepmother in Cinderella

Commercials

  • Damian Lewis, Shannyn Sossamon and Jordi Molla to star in Ridley Scott’s Jaguar short film Desire

Canadian TV

UK TV

US TV

US TV casting

New US TV shows

  • Julian Fellowes to write period drama The Gilded Cage for NBC
  • AMC orders period spy drama Turn and 1980s computer drama Halt & Catch Fire

New US TV show casting