Gavin Leatherwood and Lachlan Watson have been promoted to series regulars for the next full season of Netflix’s “Chilling Adventures of Sabrina” series. Leatherwood plays young warlock Nicholas Scratch who now has the Dark Lord trapped inside him, Watson portrays Theo Putnam who has vowed to help Sabrina protect the town of Greendale from the forces of evil. [Source: Deadline]
Over My Dead Body
Elizabeth Banks is set to executive produce and potentially direct a series adaptation of Wondery podcast “Over My Dead Body” which is in development for the WarnerMedia streaming service. Wondery produced “Dirty John” which became the Bravo TV series of the same name.
The story follows Dan and Wendi, two attorneys and ‘perfect couple’ who have bad breakup, a worse divorce, and a murder case involving a menagerie of high-priced lawyers and unexpected co-conspirators. [Source: Variety]
Elizabeth Hurley has been cast in the coveted key role of Marvel villainess Morgan le Fay in the third season of “Runaways” at Hulu. In the comics, she is a student of Merlin and considered the greatest sorceress of all time. With a black crow as her familiar, she can enchant objects, manipulate mystic energy and astral project. [Source: TV Line]
“Good Omens” lead David Tennant and “The Good Fight” star Cush Jumbo will head up the cast of Channel 4 drama “Deadwater Fell”. Daisy Coulam (“Grantchester”) penned while Endemol Shine’s Kudos produces the project which will be filmed and set in Scotland.
Tennant plays a trusted local doctor who survives a local house fire that kills his family. When it emerges that they were not killed by the fire, the finger of suspicion points first to Tom and then to others. Jumbo plays the dead woman’s best friend and confidante. [Source: Variety]