Quick News: Berlin, Dolittle, Levy, Pixel, Goldfinch

Berlin Station
Epix has confirmed it has renewed its spy drama “Berlin Station” for a third season, just days after the second season finale aired. The new season will stream on Epix in late 2018 or early 2019.

What’s not clear is which members of the cast – including Richard Armitage, Michelle Forbes, Leland Orser, Ashley Judd, Richard Jenkins and Rhys Ifans – will return, same for showrunner Brad Winters. [Source: Deadline]

The Voyage of Doctor Dolittle
Harry Collett (“Dunkirk”) is set to star opposite Robert Downey Jr. in “The Voyage of Doctor Dolittle” for Universal Pictures. Stephen Gaghan penned and will direct the film in which Collett will play Downey’s son.

Stephen Gaghan penned and will direct the film about British author Hugh Lofting’s Doctor Dolittle character, a Victorian-era physician who opts to treat animals instead of humans because he’s able to speak with them. [Source: Variety]

Shawn Levy
“Stranger Things” producer Shawn Levy has closed a four-year overall TV deal with Netflix that will see him develop TV projects exclusively for the streaming giant. Levy championed Matt and Ross Duffer’s “Stranger Things” series which became a sleeper hit for Netflix in the summer of 2016. [Source: Variety]

Untitled Lani Pixels Animated Feature
Jacob Tremblay, Christopher Lloyd, Kenan Thompson, and Mel Brooks have joined the voice cast of an untitled 3D animated feature directed by Kim Pagel for Lani Pixels. Thomas Pagel and Jason Mirch will produce.

The story follows a brother and sister as they attempt to rescue their grandfather from supernatural forces that have invaded his isolated island. Guided by a charming Irish rogue, the siblings end up on a dangerous journey filled with magic and mystery. [Source: Variety]

The Goldfinch
Willa Fitzgerald (TV’s “Scream”) is in talks to co-star opposite Ansel Elgort and Sarah Paulson in the John Crowley-directed film adaptation of Donna Tartt’s Pulitzer-winning novel “The Goldfinch” at Warner Bros. Pictures. The film is targeting an October 11th 2019 release.

Elgort plays Theodore Decker who, after surviving a bombing at the Metropolitan Museum of Art that kills his mother, is taken in by a wealthy Upper East Side family. Fitzgerald plays Kitsey Barbour, who is engaged to Theo though the two are not completely honest with each other. [Source: Deadline]