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Casting: Coleman, Lanter, Ferguson, Galecki

2 April 2015 9:09 PM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Me Before You

Jenna Coleman ("Doctor Who") and Charles Dance ("Game of Thrones") are set to join Emilia Clarke and Sam Claflin of Thea Sharrock's "Me Before You" at MGM and New Line.

An adaptation of the Jojo Moyes bestseller, Clarke plays a small town girl caught between dead-end jobs hired to be caretaker for a high-profile, successful man (Claflin) who becomes wheelchair bound and depressed following an accident.

U.S.S. Indianapolis: Men of Courage

Matt Lanter has been cast as the second lead opposite Nicolas Cage in Mario Van Peebles' "USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage". Lanter will play Chief Petty Officer Brian 'Bama' Smithwick, a Us Navy Diver from the Gulf Coast,

The film is based on the true story of the American warship sunk by a Japanese sub in the Philippine Sea in the closing weeks of World War II. Nine hundred crewmen survived, but »

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New 'The Ring' Sequel Lures in a 'Big Bang Theory' Star

2 April 2015 3:20 PM, PDT | Movies.com | See recent Movies.com news »

For nearly a decade now Johnny Galecki has played the pushover nerd Leonard Hofstadter on The Big Bang Theory, the most popular show on American television, with an average of some 23 million people watching each new episode in 2014. And if those 23 million people only know Galecki as the bespectacled, soft-hearted dork on the show, then they may be a bit surprised when he shows up in Rings, the second sequel to the 2002 hit horror movie The Ring. We don't really know yet how the story of a video cassette tape whose images tag a viewer with a death clock is going to be updated into the year 2015, when nobody actually watches VHS tapes any more, but we do at least know that Galecki will be playing a suave, "pleasure-seeking professor" who is also a...

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New Projects: Richard Jewell, ‘Apostle Paul’, Malala, and James Gunn

2 April 2015 9:06 AM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

This week brought us another update on the Richard Jewell thriller that would reportedly re-team Leonardo DiCaprio and Jonah Hill following their work together on The Wolf of Wall Street. Deadline is reporting that Clint Eastwood is now circling the project.

Jewell was a police officer who discovered a backpack with a bomb inside at the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta and helped to evacuate the area. Though he was originally hailed a hero, misreporting by the press ultimately labeled him a potential suspect. Hill would play Jewell, and DiCaprio would play the Southern lawyer who helped clear his name.

The film is based on an article called “The Ballad of Richard Jewell” that ran in Vanity Fair in 1997, and Billy Ray (Captain Phillips, The Hunger Games) wrote the screenplay for the currently untitled film. It was originally presumed that he might join up again with Paul Greengrass to direct, but Greengrass »

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Johnny Galecki tapped for Rings, plus new character and plot details

2 April 2015 3:19 AM, PDT | JoBlo.com | See recent JoBlo news »

Contrary to a previous report, the next installment in The Ring series will not be a prequel, but a sequel set 13 years after the events from the first movie, and Deadline is reporting that Johnny Galecki (The Big Bang Theory, Suicide Kings) has been cast as one of the leads in Rings. Galecki will play Gabriel, "a handsome, pleasure-seeking professor who mentors and helps boyfriend and girlfriend duo, Holt (Alex Roe) and Julia (Matilda Lutz)." Sources tell the site that »

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The Big Bang Theory's Johnny Galecki to star in horror movie Rings

2 April 2015 1:55 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

The Big Bang Theory's Johnny Galecki has joined the cast of Rings.

The Paramount film is the third instalment of the horror series started by 2002's The Ring, and follows 2005 sequel The Ring 2.

The actor will play Gabriel, who is described by Deadline as a "handsome, pleasure-seeking professor".

Alex Roe and Matilda Lutz will also star as boyfriend and girlfriend duo Holt and Julia.

Rings has a script penned by David Loucka, Jacob Aaron Estes, and Akiva Goldsman.

Production on Rings is under way, with a release date of November 13 currently scheduled.

Galecki is best known for playing Leonard in CBS's The Big Bang Theory since 2007.

Watch a trailer for the 2002 version of The Ring below: »

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The Big Bang Theory’s Johnny Galecki joins The Ring sequel, Rings

2 April 2015 1:24 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

With filming now underway on Paramount Pictures’ The Ring sequel, simply called Rings, news has reached us that The Big Bang Theory star Johnny Galecki has been added to the cast of the film.

Reports from Deadline suggest that Galecki will play a “pleasure seeking professor named Gabriel who serves as a mentor to Alex Roe and Matilda Lutz’s characters.”

Roe plays Holt, a young man who begins to become distant from his girlfriend, Julia (Lutz) after watching the infamous deadly videotape the series is known for.

The American remake and subsequent sequel (The Ring and The Ring Two) of Hideo Nakata’s 1998 horror-thriller were released in 2002 and 2005 respectively, and told the now infamous story of a videotape of ghoulish images that causes anyone who watches it to die seven days later.

F. Javier Gutiérrez (Before the Fall), is directing the new film with Academy Award-winning screenwriter Akiva Goldsman »

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Johnny Galecki Joins 'Rings,' Isn't a Prequel to 'The Ring' After All

1 April 2015 5:09 PM, PDT | firstshowing.net | See recent FirstShowing.net news »

We've gone back and forth a couple times as to whether Rings, the third film in the horror franchise that began with The Ring in 2002, is actually a prequel. Well, director F. Javier Gutierrez confirmed on Twitter recently that even though the film will give more insight into the origin of Samara, it isn't actually a prequel. In fact, Gutierrez says the film takes place 13 years after the events of The Ring, which just so happens to be the amount of time that has passed since the original film. Since this isn't a prequel, I'm wondering how terrifying a video tape is going to be in the year 2015, but maybe Samara has now gone viral. In addition, Deadline reports "The Big Bang Theory" star Johnny Galecki has taken one of the lead roles in the horror sequel. Galecki joins relatively unknown stars Matilda Lutz and Alex Roe, and he'll play Gabriel, »

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Johnny Galecki to Bazinga The Ringa

1 April 2015 3:57 PM, PDT | shocktillyoudrop.com | See recent shocktillyoudrop news »

It’s been a long time, but after taking a fish hook through the chin in 1997’s I Know What You Did Last Summer, Johnny Galecki (The Big Bang Theory) will make a triumphant return to horror in the upcoming The Ring sequel, Rings. Deadline reports Galecki will be a lead in the film about two young lovers named…

The post Johnny Galecki to Bazinga The Ringa appeared first on Shock Till You Drop. »

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'Rings' Lands 'Big Bang Theory' Star Johnny Galecki

1 April 2015 3:44 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

The Big Bang Theory star Johnny Galecki has signed on for a lead role in Paramount's horror sequel Rings, which is set 13 years after the events of the studio's 2002 thriller The Ring. In what is described as a massive departure from his role as nerdy scientist Leonard on CBS' The Big Bang Theory, Johnny Galecki is portraying Gabriel, a "handsome, pleasure-seeking professor" who mentors the young couple Julia (Matilda Lutz) and Holt (Alex Roe). Production is already under way on Rings in Atlanta.

The story centers on Holt and Julia, whose relationship begins to deteriorate after Holt watches a mysterious VHS tape. We reported yesterday that the character Aidan Keller from both The Ring and The Ring Two will be back in this sequel as an adult, but it isn't known if David Dorfman, who is now 22 years old, will reprise his role from the first two movies. Aimee Teegarden »

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Rings Wants Big Bang Theory Star Johnny Galecki To Try Something Different

1 April 2015 3:06 PM, PDT | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

Johnny Galecki has signed up to portray one of the lead characters in the upcoming third instalment to The Ring franchise, a film titled Rings. Galecki is joined in the cast by both Alex Roe and Matilda Lutz, and it.s been teased that it will be a complete departure from the actor.s work on The Big Bang Theory. Deadline was the first to report that Johnny Galecki has signed on the dotted line for Rings, and they.ve also confirmed that he will be playing a character named Gabriel. Described as a "handsome, pleasure-seeking professor," he assists Holt (Alex Roe) and Julia (Matilda Lutz), a boyfriend and girlfriend who have viewed the franchise.s famed cursed videotape which leaves everyone who watches it dead seven days later. Johnny Galecki will be directed by F. Javier Gutierrez for Rings, and the Spanish filmmaker is working from a script written »

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Johnny Galecki Heads For Rings

1 April 2015 2:52 PM, PDT | EmpireOnline | See recent EmpireOnline news »

In his day job at The Big Bang Theory, the only scary issues Johnny Galecki’s Leonard usually have to deal with are his roommate’s overbearing attitude to everything and possibly his own sinuses. But the actor will be dealing with much more terrifying events as he’s signed on to co-star in Rings.The film represents Paramount’s attempts to breathe fresh life into the J-horror-spawned franchise, which has been quiet of late. The plot will reportedly find Galecki’s charismatic, hard-living professor Gabriel mentoring younger couple Holt (Alex Roe) and Julia (Matilda Lutz). We’d expect them all to somehow come into contact with the cursed videotape in a story that takes place 13 years after the original American Ring. F. Javier Gutiérrez is directing this one, working from a script by David LouckaJacob Aaron Estes and Akiva Goldsman, with shooting already underway ready for a November 13 release in the States. »

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The Big Bang Theory’s Johnny Galecki Boards Horror Sequel Rings

1 April 2015 1:49 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Switching out geek-centric chatter for far more terrifying subject matter, The Big Bang Theory‘s Johnny Galecki is the latest in a line of recent additions to board Paramount’s horror sequel Rings.

Originally, the film was mistakenly described as a prequel; a matter which director F. Javier Gutierrez soon cleared up. With that matter taken care of, it’s since been explained that the third entry in the studio’s J-horror remake trilogy is actually set after The Ring Two.

In Gutierrez’s long-gestating sequel, penned by David Loucka, Jacob Aaron Estes, and Akiva Goldsman, the story picks up 13 years after the events of the last outing. This time, a new roster of people unable to grasp the simple concept of the cursed videotape are bound for grisly, watery deaths. Italian actress Matilda Lutz stars as Julia, a teen who comes across a copy of Samara’s cassette, and »

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Johnny Galecki Hooks On To Paramount’s Horror Threequel ‘Rings’

1 April 2015 1:03 PM, PDT | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Exclusive: Johnny Galecki has signed on to play one of the leads in Paramount’s Rings, the third installment of the horror franchise about a cursed videotape that kills a viewer within seven days. Galecki will play Gabriel, a handsome, pleasure-seeking professor who mentors and helps boyfriend and girlfriend duo, Holt (Alex Roe) and Julia (Matilda Lutz). Sources tell Deadline that Galecki’s character is a complete departure from his sensitive nerd guy Leonard on CBS… »

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'Rings' Will Bring Back a Character from 'The Ring'

31 March 2015 2:50 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Last week, we reported that production is under way on Paramount Pictures' Rings, which is set 13 years after the 2002 thriller The Ring. There isn't much we know about the story so far, except that it centers on a young girl (Matilda Lutzz), whose boyfriend Holt (Alex Roe) watches the infamous VHS tape, which causes each person to be killed seven days after watching it. Aimee Teegarden has also recently joined the cast, but no details were given for her character. Today we have new details that could provide some Spoilers if proven to be true, so read on at your own risk.

Shock Till You Drop is reporting that an adult version of Aidan Keller, the character portrayed by David Dorfman in The Ring and the 2005 sequel The Ring Two, will appear in Rings, although it isn't known how large or small his role may be. It isn't known if David Dorfman himself, »

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Stars Sing Broadway Tunes for Alzheimer’s at Sardi’s Benefit

19 March 2015 2:28 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

“We’re very happy to be here tonight,” said “The Big Bang Theory’s” Johnny Galecki, sandwiched on the Beverly Hilton stage between co-stars Kunal Nayyar, Simon Helberg, Jim Parsons, Melissa Rauch and Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting at Wednesday’s A Night at Sardi’s benefit, an annual ode to Broadway for the Alzheimer’s Association — where the actors were honored for their unwavering support last year. “And we’re happy that we’re not singing,” added Nayyar.

“I thought you liked singing,” Helberg bantered back, to which Nayyar responded, “I mean, yeah, I like singing, except it gives me months and months of anxiety.”

“I’m sad that we’re not singing,” Cuoco-Sweeting attested. “It’s the one chance we get to work in complete unison. I think we make beautiful music together, guys.” And they weren’t alone.

“My friend Jason Alexander’s opening the show,” noted Lea Thompson in »

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Big Bang Theory Cast Supports Jim Parsons at His Hollywood Walk of Fame Star Ceremony -- See the Pics!

12 March 2015 9:03 AM, PDT | Us Weekly | See recent Us Weekly news »

Sticking together! The Big Bang Theory cast headed to Hollywood on Wednesday, March 11 in support of their costar Jim Parsons as he received his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Kunal Nayyar, Mayim Bialik, Melissa Rauch, Simon Helberg, Johnny Galecki, and Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting turned out in support of their friend, who was honored with a Walk of Fame star after winning four Emmys and one Golden Globe for his portrayal of socially awkward genius Sheldon Cooper on CBS' The Big Bang Theory. Also in attendance: Bbt creator [...] »

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Chuck Lorre Remembers Leonard Nimoy In ‘Big Bang Theory’ Vanity Card

5 March 2015 5:32 PM, PST | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Leonard Nimoy, who died last week, made a voice-over appearance on CBS’ The Big Bang Theory three years ago this week. That night, Penny (Kaley Cuoco) bought Sheldon (Jim Parsons) and Leonard (Johnny Galecki) a pair of Star Trek keepsake collectibles. Sheldon, of course, breaks his while playing with it and clandestinely tries to switch his toy with Leonard’s. Then Sheldon’s conscience — Nimoy’s voice — starts to get to nag at him. Tonight, series creator Chuck Lorre used… »

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Johnny Galecki Brings In Andrew Haas To Join His Production Shingle Alcide Bava

5 March 2015 5:04 PM, PST | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Exclusive: Looking to ramp up his output as producer of TV series and feature films, The Big Bang Theory star Johnny Galecki has hired Andrew Haas to be vice president and his producing partner at Galecki's Warner Bros-based Alcide Bava Productions. The label is currently producing the Bobby Miller-directed The Master Cleanse, which stars Galecki, Anna Friel, Angelica Houston and Oliver Platt. Haas has a strong background in comedy. He was president of De Line Pictures… »

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Johnny Galecki Brings In Andrew Haas To Join His Production Shingle Alcide Bava

5 March 2015 5:04 PM, PST | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Exclusive: Looking to ramp up his output as producer of TV series and feature films, The Big Bang Theory star Johnny Galecki has hired Andrew Haas to be vice president and his producing partner at Galecki's Warner Bros-based Alcide Bava Productions. The label is currently producing the Bobby Miller-directed The Master Cleanse, which stars Galecki, Anna Friel, Angelica Houston and Oliver Platt. Haas has a strong background in comedy. He was president of De Line Pictures… »

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Failed TV pilots that paved the way for breakout hits

24 February 2015 2:32 PM, PST | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Had these pilots been given the green light, we might have been without Breaking Bad, 24, Hannibal, Community and more…

It’s not all grumble and moan round here when TV networks decline to pick up pilots. Sometimes, we’re even grateful.

Hindsight teaches that every so often, passing on a particular show is the best thing a channel could have done. Not ordering one pilot to series spurs its creators on to start another, and frees up its cast to join new projects.

Had the failures below all thrived, there’s a chance we could now be living in a world with no Breaking Bad, Hannibal, or even South Park. Had these pilots gone on to enjoy healthy, lengthy lives, then Jack Bauer, Oberyn Martell, Chandler Bing and more might all be unrecognisable today.

Here then, are the TV pilots we’re grateful weren’t taken to series because their »

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