Common, who is up for an Emmy for his musical work on Ava DuVernay's 13th, has joined Amandla Stenberg in The Hate U Give, Fox 2000's adaptation of the YA novel by Angie Thomas, according to the Hollywood Reporter. George Tillman Jr. is directing. The cast also includes Russell Hornsby, Regina Hall and Algee Smith.
STXfilms has released the first trailer for Aaron's Sorkin's Molly's Game based on the book Molly's Game: From Hollywood's Elite to Wall Street's Billionaire Boys Club, My High-Stakes Adventure in the World of Underground Poker by Molly Bloom. Deadline reported that the film will have its world premiere at the upcoming Toronto Film Festival ahead of its November 22, theatrical release. Jessica Chastain heads a cast that includes Idris Elba, Kevin Costner, Michael Cera, Jeremy Strong, Chris O'Dowd and Bill Camp.