Michael B. Jordan
Following a first look film deal with Warners last month, Michael B. Jordan’s Outlier Society production company has signed a first-look TV deal at Amazon. All their projects will contain an inclusion rider as part of the deal, specifying inclusive and representative hiring for cast and/or crew. Projects on the way include “The Liberators,” “gen:LOCK,” “Raising Dion” and “David Makes Man”. [Source: Variety]
Locke and Key
Laysla De Oliveira has been cast as the tormenting demon Dodge, Kevin Alves while Kevin Alves will play Tyler Locke’s new friend Javi in the upcoming Netflix series adaptation of Joe Hill’s acclaimed comic “Locke and Key”. Connor Jessup, Emilia Jones, Jackson Robert Scott and Sherri Saum also star.
The pair join Darby Stanchfield who was recently cast as the matriarch of the family who move to their ancestral home in Massachusetts, only to find the house has magical keys that give them a vast array of powers and abilities. Little do they know, a demon also wants the keys and will stop at nothing to attain them. [Source: Deadline]
Meg DeLacy (“The Fosters”) will play Cindy Burman and Jake Austin Walker (“Rectify”) has scored a still-undisclosed role in the DC Universe series “Stargirl”. The story follows high school sophomore Courtney Whitmore as she inspires an unlikely group of young heroes to stop the villains of the past.
In the series, Cindy is the most popular student at Blue Valley High and secretly the daughter of Dragon King (Nelson Lee), a longtime enemy of the Justice Society of America. [Source: Deadline]
What We Do In The Shadows
FX has set a March 27th premiere date for their vampire comedy. series “What We Do In the Shadows,” a U.S.-set TV adaptation of the beloved Jemaine Clement and Taika Waititi New Zealand comedy film of the same name. In addition, the trailer for the ten episode series has also been released.