The film and television world has been taking an interesting turn with a lot of the casting choices being made.
On the corner of film, it has been rumored for a while now that Michael B. Jordan (Friday Night Lights, Fruitvale Station) would be playing the role of Johnny Storm in the Josh Trank reboot of “Fantastic Four.” Well, it’s official. Michael has signed on, making this film being the second project he and Trank have teamed up for! From what it’s been said, Trank wanted Michael specifically for the character, who’s been portrayed as caucasian in the comics, animated television series, and films. Now the question is, who will play Sue Storm, Johnny’s sister?
In the television corner, both Amandla Stenberg (The Hunger Games) and Jill-Marie Jones (Girlfriends) will be joining the (awesome and diverse) cast of “Sleepy Hollow.” Jill will play Orlando Jones’ characters ex-wife, with Amandla as their daughter. Their appearance episode airs November 25th.
And last but not least, it has just been announced that NBC will be rebooting “Murder, She Wrote,” with Octavia Spencer to star!Keep your eyes on the look out for more casting news!