Academy Award winner J.K. Simmons, swimsuit model Nina Agdal, “Fall Out Boy” bassist Pete Wentz, U.S. soccer legend Landon Donovan and former Padres great Trevor Hoffman are among the first round of participants announced Monday by Major League Baseball for the All-Star Legends & Celebrity Softball Game on July 10 at Petco Park in San Diego.
Also participating will be actor Tyler Hoechlin, a former Arizona State infielder better known as one of the stars of Richard Linklater’s critically acclaimed film “Everybody Wants Some” and the 2017 sequel to “Fifty Shades of Grey.” Mark-Paul Gosselaar, star of this fall’s FOX series “Pitch,” will play along with Sterling K. Brown, a star of “The People V. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story” and NBC’s highly anticipated fall dramedy “This Is Us.” [Source]
Supergirl has officially found its Superman.
The Hollywood Reporter has learned that the CBS-turned-CW series has cast Teen Wolfgrad Tyler Hoechlin as Superman/Clark Kent. The newest version of the iconic superhero will first be seen visiting his cousin Kara (Melissa Benoist) in National City at the beginning of the series’ second season when it moves to its new home on The CW.
“Greg [Berlanti] and I have wanted to work with Tyler for ages, so this worked out perfectly because Tyler is Superman,” executive producer Andrew Kreisberg said. “We are so thrilled and humbled to add another amazing actor to the legacy of this iconic character.” [Source]
“Teen Wolf” star Tyler Hoechlin has been cast as Boyce Fox in “Fifty Shades Darker,” the sequel to “Fifty Shades of Grey,” TheWrap has exclusively learned. James Foley is directing the “Fifty Shades” sequels for Universal Pictures. Michael De Luca and Dana Brunetti are producing with Marcus Viscidi and author E.L. James, whose husband, Niall Leonard, adapted both books.
The sequels find Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan reprising their respective roles as Anastasia Steele and Christian Grey. The character of Boyce Fox is referenced in the “Fifty Shades” books, though he does not technically make an appearance in the narrative. The character will be fleshed out in the “Fifty Shades Darker” movie, as Boyce Fox is the first author who Ana signs as an editor at publishing company SIP.
“Fifty Shades Darker” whips into theaters on Feb. 10, 2017, while “Fifty Shades Freed” arrives on Feb. 9, 2018. The sequels are currently being shot back-to-back in Vancouver. [Source]