Netflix Releases New Trailer for Natalie Martinez’s Sci-Fi Thriller Series “The I-Land”

Natalie Martinez is stranded…

The new trailer has been released for Netflix’s upcoming limited series The I-Land, starring the 35-year-old Cuban American actress.

Natalie Martinez

The clip gives off some major Lord of the Flies vibes with a glimmer of Lost and a dash of The Hunger Games.

The sci-fi thriller follows ten people wake up on a treacherous island with no memory of who they are or how they got there, they set off on a trek to try to get back home. They soon discover this world is not as it seems. Faced with the I-Land’s extreme psychological and physical challenges, they must rise to their better selves — or die as their worst ones.

In addition to Martinez, the series stars Kate BosworthAlex Pettyfer,Ronald PeetKyle SchmidKota Eberhardt, Sibylla DeenAnthony Lee MedinaGilles Geary and Michele Veintimilla.

The I-Land debuts on Netflix debuts on September 12. 

Zovatto to Star in Fullscreen Media’s Original Drama “The Deleted”

Daniel Zovatto is set to delete his resume…

The 25-year-old Costa Rican actor has joined the cast of Fullscreen Media’s original drama The Deleted.

Daniel Zovatto

Written and directed by Bret Easton EllisThe Deleted follows members of a cult in Northern Washington who escaped to Los Angeles and go off the grid. When escapees begin disappearing, they’re driven to find one another for protection as nefarious cult leaders hunt them down.

Zovatto, who was recently cast on AMC’s Fear the Walking Dead, will portray Logan.

Other cast members include Orange Is the New Black’s Madeline Brewer, The Hunger GamesIan Nelson, Nash Grier (The Outfield), Will Peltz (Unfriended), Spencer Neville (Amerigeddon) and Todd Maurer (Scream Queens).

The Deleted, slated to premiere later this year, will be available exclusively on the Fullscreen SVOD platform, and via iPhone, iPad, select Android phones and Chromecast for $4.99 per month.

Zovatto’s credits include Hulu’s Dimension 404, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and Revenge.

Radius-TWC Acquires North American Rights to del Toro’s Pablo Escobar-Film “Paradise Lost”

Benicio del Toro’s Paradise Lost will find itself in theaters in North America in the near future…

Radius-TWC has just closed a $2 million deal with Pathé for the North American rights to the 46-year-old’s Paradise Lost.

Benicio del Toro in Paradise Lost

Directed by Andrea Di Stefano, the film stars The Hunger GamesJosh Hutcherson as a young surfer who visits his brother in Colombia and falls in love with the country, especially when he meets and marries the gorgeous girl of his dreams.

He then he finds himself thrust into the family business. She’s the niece of notorious drug kingpin Pablo Escobar, portrayed by del Toro.

The film also stars Brady Corbet and newcomer Claudia Traisac.

“We have been tracking this project for months and could not be more energized by Benicio’s outstanding performance, Josh’s extraordinary turn and Claudia Traisac’s star-making role,” said Radius presidents Tom Quinn and Jason Janego. “Di Stefano has delivered the goods and we feel privileged to be working alongside him on this fantastic film.”

Aguilera Records “We Remain” for “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” Soundtrack

Christina Aguilera’s musical career us catching fire

The 32-year-old half-Ecuadorian singer and The Voice coach will appear on The Hunger Games: Catching Fire soundtrack.

Christina Aguilera

Aguilera’s track, titled “We Remain,” joins the previously released piano ballad “Atlas,” written and performed by Coldplay, as well as The National‘s “Lean.”

Aguilera made the announcement via Twitter on Wednesday afternoon, telling her more than 9.4 million followers the news: “Love the underlying message of @TheHungerGames. ‘We Remain’ is special new song, its message to my fans & how I connect w/ the movie, alike.”

Aguilera’s last album was 2012’s Lotus and she has been a featured artist on several songs, including Pitbull‘s “Feel This Moment,” released earlier this year.

After taking the fourth cycle of The Voice off, the singer returned to NBC‘s hit singing competition series on September 23.

In Catching Fire, Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence) and Peeta (Josh Hutcherson) adjust to life as Hunger Games victors, until they are thrown back into the arena for the 75th annual Games — the Quarter Quell.

Liam Hemsworth, Lenny Kravitz, Donald Sutherland, Elizabeth Banks, Stanley Tucci and Woody Harrelson reprise their roles in the second film of the franchise.

Catching Fire hits theaters November 22.

A release date for the accompanying soundtrack, to be distributed by Lionsgate and Republic Records, has not been announced yet.

Walsh’s “The Starving Games” Hitting Theaters In November

Maiara Walsh will be starving for box office attention this November…

Ketchup Entertainment has acquired the distribution rights to The Starving Games for a November 8 theatrical release.

Maiara Walsh

The film, which stars the 25-year-old Brazilian American actress, is a satire of the blockbuster-hit film The Hunger Games.

From spoofmeisters Jason Friedberg and Aaron Seltzer –the masterminds behind Scary Movie, Epic Movie and Date Movie – follows a young girl named Kantmiss (portrayed by Walsh) as she participates in a barbaric annual competition against fellow youngsters.

In addition to Walsh, the film also stars Cody Christian, Lauren Bowles, Brant Daugherty and Diedrich Bader.

The parody pic will also take aim at other pop culture phenomenons including The Avengers, Sherlock Holmes, Harry Potter, Psy and Taylor Swift.

Walsh’s credits include Desperate Housewives, Cory in the House and Switched at Birth.

Kid Cudi to Star in “Need for Speed” Film

ScottKid CudiMescudi has landed his next acting project…

The 28-year-old part-Mexican American singer/music producer-turned-actor has been cast in DreamWorksNeed for Speed, the film adaptation of the EA video game to be directed by Scott Waugh.

Kid Cudi

Need for Speed, which stars Breaking Bad’s Aaron Paul, Dominic Cooper and Imogen Poots on ’70s-style fast-paced high-octane cars. Paul plays Tobey Marshall, who races cross country at impossible speeds from New York to Los Angeles to get revenge on the man who killed his best friend.

Mescudi will play Paul’s best friend in the film.

Kid Cudi, as he’s known in the music world, made his acting debut in HBO’s How To Make It In America and most recently appeared in the indie film Two Night Stand. He’s also had a guest-starring roles on The Cleveland Show and One Tree Hill.

Mescudi, who has worked with Kanye West, David Guetta and most recently Jaden Smith, has contributed to soundtracks for DreamWorks’ Fright Night and The Hunger Games, which earned him an MTV Movie Award nod.

Aguire to Star Opposite Robin Williams in “Boulevard”

Roberto Aguire is Boulevard-bound… And, he’ll share the ride with a beloved Oscar winner.

The Mexican-American actor will be starring opposite Robin Williams in the Dito Montiel-directed Boulevard.

Robert Aguire

Williams will play Nolan Mark, a long married man forced to come face to face with his own secrets after meeting the emotionally closed young adult Leo, played by Aguire.

Production on the film is scheduled to start in Nashville in May 2013.

Camellia Entertainment’s Monica Aguirre Diez Barroso and Mia Chang are producing the film, alongside Jeffrey Gelber and Evil Media Empire’s Ryan Belenzon.

Aguire made his film debut in Glee star Chris Colfer’s Struck By Lightning, opening this week.

The Sundance Award winning Montiel recently finished directing the indie crime drama Empire State starring The Hunger Games’ Liam Hemsworth and Dwayne Johnson.

del Toro Starring as Drug Lord Pablo Escobar in “Paradise Lost”

Don’t blame Benicio del Toro if he gets a little lost in his new role…

The 45-year-old Puerto Rican will be starring as notoriousdrug lord Pablo Escobar in Paradise Lost. And it looks like The Hunter GamesJosh Hutcherson could be del Toro’s co-star. He’s currently in negotiations to join the cast.

Benicio del Toro

Directed/written by Life of Pi scribe Andrea di Stefano, the film isn’t exactly an Escobar biopic, but is instead being compared to The Last King of Scotland.

Hutcherson would actually be the principal character in the fact-based tale. He’d portray Nick, a young Irish surfer who visits his brother in Colombia. There he meets the love of his life — until he meets her uncle Pablo.

The film will begin production in Panama in March.

del Toro most recently starred opposite Salma Hayek and Blake Lively in Oliver Stone‘s Savages, where he played the henchman to Hayek’s drug-dealing character.

Walsh Cast as the Lead in “The Hunger Games” Spoof

It looks like Maiara Walsh is the latest tribute headed to the arena… Well, sort of!

The 24-year-old half-Brazilian actress has been cast as the female lead in a parody of Jennifer Lawrence’s blockbuster film The Hunger Games.

Maiara Walsh

In the film entitled The Starving Games, Walsh will portray a character named Kantmiss Evershot, based on Lawrence’s character Katniss Everdeen in The Hunger Games.

Jason Friedberg and Aaron Seltzer, the duo behind Date Movie, Meet the Spartans and Vampires Suck, wrote the script and will direct the parody. Along with mocking Suzanne Collins book series, the film will also spoof The Avengers, Sherlock Holmes and the finale of the Harry Potter franchise.

Pretty Little Liars actor Brant Daugherty has already been cast as the parody version of Gale, played in The Hunger Games by Liam Hemsworth.

Shooting on The Starving Games begins this week in New Orleans.

Walsh, known more for her dramatic roles, co-stars as the devious Simone Sinclair on ABC Family’s Switched at Birth and has appeared on The Secret Life of the American Teenager, the CW‘s The Vampire Diaries and ABC’s Desperate Housewives.

Kid Cudi to Star in “Two Night Stand”

Scott “Kid Cudi” Mescudi has lined up his next acting gig…

The 28-year-old part-Mexican American hip-hop singer has joined the cast of Two Night Stand, an indie romantic comedy starring Miles Teller and Analeigh Tipton.

Kid Cudi

The film, to be helmed by Max Nichols in his feature directorial debut, centers on two people who meet online and get together for a one-night stand. The couple gets snowed in the next morning and is forced to spend more time together.

Mescudi will play the boyfriend of Tipton’s roommate, played by Jessica Szohr, who is endlessly amused by her romantic difficulties.

The film is currently shooting in New York.

Mescudi, who has worked with Kanye West and David Guetta, made his acting debut on HBO’s How to Make It in America and recently wrapped Goodbye World, an indie with Entourage’s Adrian Grenier.

In addition to his acting work, the multi-hypenante has also contributed to soundtracks for DreamWorksFright Night and Lionsgate’s The Hunger Games.