FORMER CAST MEMBERS RETURNING TO 'GLEE' FOR 100TH EPISODE: Glee will be celebrating its 100th episode on March 18th and aside from allowing fans to choose which previously performed songs to remix for the show, Ryan Murphy has revealed that all of the original cast members have been invited back for the episode. It was announced on Tuesday (December 3rd) that Harry Shum Jr., Amber Riley, and Mark Salling will all appear in the episode. Ryan tweeted on Wednesday (December 4th) that Heather Morris has also agreed to return. It is unknown whether Dianna Agron plans to return after all of the rumors that she wasn't invited back for the Cory Monteith tribute which aired back in October.
NETFLIX ANNOUNCES 'HOUSE OF CARDS' SEASON TWO PREMIERE DATE: Netflix announced on Wednesday (December 4th) that House of Cards season two will be available starting on Friday, February 14th. As was the case for the first season, all 13 episodes of the new season will be released at once. Netflix also released a statement about the season saying, "Francis -- played by Kevin Spacey and Claire -- played by Robin Wright -- will continue their ruthless rise to power as threats mount on all fronts. The Underwoods must overcome these dangers -- past and present -- to avoid losing everything, regardless of collateral damage they leave in their wake."
WARNER BROS CASTS WONDER WOMAN FOR 'MAN OF STEEL' SEQUEL: Fast & Furious 6 star Gal Gadot has landed the role of Wonder Woman in the upcoming Man of Steel sequel slated for 2015 which will also star Ben Affleck as Batman. Director Zach Snyder said in a statement, "Wonder Woman is arguably one of the most powerful female characters of all time and a fan favorite in the DC Universe. Not only is Gal an amazing actress, but she also has that magical quality that makes her perfect for the role. We look forward to audiences discovering Gal in the first feature film incarnation of this beloved character."
'VERONICA MARS' MOVIE COMING IN MARCH: March 14, 2014 is the date set for the release of the movie adaptation of Veronica Mars which is just being called Veronica Mars. Creator Rob Thomas told Entertainment Weekly, "Warner Bros. had this date circled for quite some time and hoped it would stay open. Luckily, no other teen detective movie decided to open in the middle of March." Although it had initially been reported that the film would open in limited cities before being available on demand, Thomas also confirmed that the studio has decided to give it a wider, nationwide release.
NBC RENEWS 'BLACKLIST': NBC announced on Tuesday (December 3rd) that freshman drama Blacklist has been renewed for a second season. Network chairman Rob Greenblatt said in a statement, "The success of The Blacklist demonstrates that inspired storytelling is alive and well in broadcast television, and I'm impressed on a daily basis by this creative team's imagination and the extent to which they will go to capture this grand vision on film. With gratitude to both our partners at Sony Pictures Television and our NBC development executives who took a great script and shepherded it into a great series, I hope that Red Reddington never runs out of names to bring down on his list!"