LORI LOUGHLIN OFFICIALLY JOINS 'FULLER HOUSE': Former Full House actress Lori Loughlin has confirmed that she has finalized her deal to appear on the Netflix reboot. She revealed on Thursday's (May 28th) Good Morning America, "Officially I'm going to be part of the reboot, or spinoff, of Fuller House, I'm very excited. It's going to be really great to be back with the whole cast...We are going to help Candace and Jodie and Andrea spin off the new show Fuller House, so we'll come back and do the first episode, and maybe throughout the season we will pop up here and there." Netflix announced last month that Fuller House will consist of 13 episodes and follow DJ Tanner, her sister Stephanie, and BFF Kimmy Gibbler as they live together to raise DJ's kids following the death of her husband.
KEKE PALMER JOINS 'GREASE: LIVE': Keke Palmer has landed the role of Marty Maraschino on Fox's Grease: Live airing later this year. The cast also includes Julianne Hough as Sandy and Vanessa Hudgens as Rizzo. Keke will also co-star in Ryan Murphy's Scream Queens premiering this Fall also on Fox.
NBC ORDERS SERIES FROM OSCAR-WINNING WRITER OF 'THE IMITATION GAME': NBC has given a 10-episode order to a series from Oscar-winning Imitation Game writer Graham Moore. The drama follows a woman who has mysterious symptoms that lead to an epidemic of global proportions. The show does not yet have a title.
MORE 'SERIAL' IS ON THE WAY: Serial host and executive producer Sarah Koenig has confirmed that there two more season of the podcast on the way. She wrote in a newsletter to subscribers, "We are hard at work reporting not one, but two distinct new stories. This means we're planning on a third season of Serial. And we hope it means we can reduce the amount of time between the end of Season Two and the beginning of Season Three." She added, "Sorry -- we can't tell you details about the new stories yet. What we can say is that they're very different from Season One, but no less interesting to us."
'JAWS' IS HITTING THEATERS AGAIN: Steven Spielberg's Jaws will be returning to theaters as a celebration of its 40th anniversary. The movie will screen as a Fathom Event on Sunday, June 21st and Wednesday, June 24th. The original release has grossed over $460 million worldwide. It cost only nine million to make.