WILL FERRELL WILL RETURN FOR 'ZOOLAND 2': Will Ferrell has confirmed that he will be returning to appear in the upcoming sequel to Zoolander. He told Joblo.com, "We are actually supposed to do a read-through of a sequel script soon, and Mugatu is a part of it." Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson will once again star in the second installment. Justin Theroux will be directing.
SETH ROGEN JOINS BEN SCHWARTZ COMEDY: Seth Rogen has signed on to star in a new comedy from House of Lies star Ben Schwartz. Ben will also co-star in the film. The untitled project will be directed by Park and Recreation star Adam McKay.
'FAULT IN OUR STARS' REACHES BOX OFFICE MILESTONE: The Fault Of Our Stars is set to cross the $300 million line at the worldwide box office. It was made on a $16 million budget. The film was based on the bestselling novel by John Green. It is currently still playing on 1,972 theaters since its release in June.
FX RENEWS 'TYRANT': FX has announced plans for a second season of freshman drama series Tyrant. The batch of 13 new episodes will air next summer. The network said in a statement, "We're so proud of Tyrant's performance throughout its first season. Howard Gordon's ability to combine intelligent, edge-of-your-seat storytelling with events from the current geopolitical climate is truly groundbreaking."
TV GUIDE NETWORK TO CHANGE ITS NAME: TV Guide Network will be changing its name to Pop. The relaunch will take place in early 2015. Network president Brad Schwartz told the L.A. Times, "It's something that rises above the noise...a one-of-a-kind maverick. We're going for a new audience that we are calling 'the modern grown-up'...people in their mid-to-late 30s that have pushed off emotional maturity."