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Donald Glover Set to Play Simba in 'Lion King' Live-Action Remake

Donald Glover has joined the cast of the upcoming live-action Lion King movie.

The 33-year-old Atlanta actor and rapper will also be joined in the film by James Earl Jones, who is set to reprise his role as Mufasa, who he voiced 1994 animated original.

Not much is known about the film, but the announcements were made by director Jon Favreau on his Twitter.

“I just can’t wait to be king. #Simba,” Jon wrote, along with a photo of Donald.

Donald has been cast in some high profile roles recently, including taking on the role of Lando Calrissian in the upcoming Star Wars young Han Solo flick.

Robert Downey Jr. Set to Star in Film Based on 'Reply All' Podcast

Robert Downey Jr. has just joined the cast of director’s Richard Linklater‘s upcoming film based on the “Reply All” podcast!

The new film will specifically be based on the recent “Man of the People” episode, which aired in January.

The episode tells the true story of Dr. John Brinkley, a man who scams his way to fame using fake medicine, populism, and radio. His practices come into question when Dr. Morris Fishbein begins a mission to take him down.

Robert will also produce the flick with his wife Susan and Annapurna’s Megan Ellison.

Oscar Isaac Set to Star in World War II Thriller 'The Garbo Network'

Oscar Isaac has officially joined the cast of The Garbo Network.

The 37-year-old Star Wars actor will both star in and serve as a producer for the double agent thriller set during World War II.

The Garbo Network is based on the true story of Juan Pujol Garcia, a double agent who was hired by both the German and the British governments as a spy, even though he had no military training.

The film hollows Juan as he creates a fictional network of spies spread across Europe which becomes a turning point in the war and helps the English deceive the Germans about the invasion of Normandy.

Thandie Newton in Talks to Join 'Star Wars' Young Han Solo Movie

Thandie Newton is in talks to join the cast of the upcoming Star Wars spinoff about young Han Solo, according to Variety.

Although rumors are swirling that the 44-year-old actress will be a part of the cast, there’s no details about her role.

Thandie would be joining a cast led by Alden Ehrenreich, who’s set to play Han Solo.

The cast also includes Donald Glover, Woody Harrelson and Emilia Clarke.

Phoebe Waller-Bridge is also in talks to join the cast.

The untitled Han Solo flick will hit theaters May 25, 2018.

Viola Davis & Julia Roberts Set to Star in Drama 'Small Great Things'

Viola Davis and Julia Roberts will be hitting the big screen together once again!

The duo have been cast in upcoming drama Small Great Things, based on Jodi Picoult‘s novel of the same name.

The story follows a labor and delivery nurse who cares for newborns at a hospital in Connecticut who’s ordered not touch the baby belonging to a white supremacist couple.

When the baby dies in her care, she’s taken to court by the couple.

Viola and Davis previously worked together on Eat Pray Love in 2010.

Millie Bobby Brown Set to Star in 'Godzilla' Sequel

Millie Bobby Brown has signed on for her first ever film role and it’s huge!

The 12-year-old Stranger Things actress is set to star in Godzilla: King of the Monsters, a follow-up to the 2014 feature film and part of the iconic franchise.

The details of the film are being kept under wraps but the flick is being directed by Michael Dougherty.

He wrote the script alongside Zach Shields, who was his partner on horror flick Krampus.

Godzilla: King of the Monsters
is set to hit theaters on March 22, 2019.

Jacob Tremblay Set to Star in 'Predator' Movie

Jacob Tremblay has officially joined the cast of Predator, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The 10-year-old actor, who made his breakthrough in Room, is set to star in Shane Black’s reboot of the sci-fi action franchise.

Jacob joins Boyd Holbrook, who plays an ex-Marine who discovers the existence of fierce aliens but finds that no one believes they exist.

The cast also includes Sterling K. Brown, Keegan-Michael Key, Trevante Rhodes and Olivia Munn. Thomas Jane is also in negotiations to join the cast.

Production on the film is set to begin this February in Vancouver, Canada.

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