Freddie Prinze Jr. Expected to Star in Sony’s New “I Know What You Did Last Summer” Film

I know what Freddie Prinze Jr. will be doing next summer…

The 48-year-old part Puerto Rican actor is expected to return alongside Jennifer Love Hewitt in Sony’s new I Know What You Did Last Summer film.

Freddie Prinze Jr.From director Jennifer Kaytin Robinson, the film will be released via Columbia Pictures on July 18, 2025.

Written by Kaytin Robinson and Sam Lansky, off a script by Leah McKendrick, the film’s plot is under wraps for now. Neal Moritz is producing.

Launching the careers of Hewitt, Prinze, Sarah Michelle Gellar and Ryan Phillippe, the franchise kicked off with 1997’s I Know What You Did Last Summer, which introduced viewers to four friends who’ve accidentally run over a pedestrian while driving on a coastal road one night. In their panic, they decide to dispose of the body in the ocean and vow never to speak of the incident again. However, a year later, they start receiving cryptic messages from someone who seems to know about their dark secret. The situation escalates as they are stalked and attacked by a mysterious figure wielding a hook.

The success of the original film led to a number of sequels, including 1998’s I Still Know What You Did Last Summer and 2006’s I’ll Always Know What You Did Last Summer.

In 2021, the franchise was reimagined as a television series that debuted on Prime Video.

Prinze Jr.’s most recent credits include Christmas with You, Clerks III and the Punky Brewster television series reboot.

Becky G to Serve as Guest Judge on Season 16 of MTV’s “RuPaul‘s Drag Race”

Life’s a drag for Becky G

The new season of RuPaul‘s Drag Race has set up an all-star lineup to guest judge Season 16, including the 26-year-old Mexican American bilingual singer/actress.

Becky GMaking her debut on the reality television competition program that aims to discover America’s next drag superstar, Becky G appears among a list of guest judges that includes Charlize Theron and Sarah Michelle Gellar.

MTV will premiere the new season on Friday, January 5 at 8:00 pm ET.

Other guest judges that will appear during the season include Adam Shankman, Icona Pop (Caroline Hjelt + Aino Jawo), Isaac Mizrahi, Jamal Sims, Joel Kim Booster, Kaia Gerber, Kelsea Ballerini, Kyra Sedgwick, Law Roach, Mayan Lopez and Ronan Farrow.

RuPaul’s Drag Race features mainstay judges Michelle Visage, Carson Kressley, Ross Mathews and Ts Madison for the 16th season. Fourteen queens will compete for the title of “America’s Next Drag Superstar” and a cash prize of $200k.

The previously announced cast of queens include Amanda Tori Meating (Los Angeles, CA), Dawn (Brooklyn, NY), Geneva Karr (Brownsville, TX), Hershii LiqCour-Jeté (Los Angeles, CA), Megami (Brooklyn, NY), Mhi’ya Iman Le’Paige (Miami, FL), Mirage (Las Vegas, NV), Morphine Love Dion (Miami, FL), Nymphia Wind (Taiwan/NY), Plane Jane (Boston, MA), Plasma (New York, NY), Q (Kansas City, MO), Sapphira Cristál (Philadelphia, PA), and Xunami Muse (New York, NY).

RuPaul’s Drag Race and the after-show RuPaul’s Drag Race: Untucked are produced by World of Wonder Productions with Fenton Bailey, Randy Barbato, Tom Campbell, Steven Corfe, Mandy Salangsang, Michele Mills and RuPaul Charles serving as executive producers.

Charisma Carpenter Starring in Audible Original Story “Slayers: A Buffyverse Story” with Fellow Buffy Alums

Charisma Carpenter will slay another day…

The 53-year-old part-Spanish American actress and several of her fellow Buffy the Vampire Slayer series co-stars are returning for an Audible original story, “Slayers: A Buffyverse Story,” set in the same world as the original show.

Charisma CarpenterThe new story will focus on Spike (James Marsters) as the protagonist and premieres on October 12.

In addition to Marsters and Carpenter, returning cast members include Anthony Head, Juliet Landau, Emma Caulfield Ford, Amber Benson, James Charles Leary and Danny Strong.

The scripted original picks up 10 years after the events of the 2003 finale. Per the official description, “Since then, Spike (Marsters) has gone deep undercover in Los Angeles, convincing the forces of darkness that he’s back to his evil ways. When his cover is compromised by sixteen-year-old Indira Nunnally (Laya DeLeon Hayes), Spike finds himself on baby-slayer-sitting duty once more. While he attempts to track down a watcher for his eager new protégé, their paths collide with the veteran Slayer of a parallel reality where Buffy Summers (Sarah Michelle Gellar) never existed… a reality where Cordelia Chase (Carpenter) is the one-and-only Slayer. She needs Spike’s help with a classic big bad terrorizing her world… his old flame, Drusilla (Landau).”

In a statement, Masters said he’s excited to be back in the “Buffy” universe, “as we take listeners on a familiar but unexpected journey chock full of horror, passion and mischief,” hoping for both old and new fans.

Buffy the Vampire Slayer originally aired from 1997 to 2003. The show was adapted from the film of the same name starring Kristy Swanson.

Slayers is written by Benson and Christopher Golden; it was directed by Benson, Golden and Kc Wayland. The cast will reunite for a panel on Friday, October 13 at 1:30pm, at New York Comic Con.

Sara Silva to Star in “Cruel Intentions” Series, an Adaptation of 1999 Cult Film

Sara Silva has set some new intentions

Amazon has set the main cast for Cruel Intentions, its series adaptation of the 1999 cult film, with the Latina actress among the series regulars.

Sara SilvaSilva, known for her work on The Boys, will be joined by Sarah Catherine Hook, Zac Burgess, Myra Molloy, Khobe ClarkeBrooke Lena Johnson, Sean Patrick Thomas and John Harlan Kim.

The series adaptation, set in Washington D.C., hails from writers Phoebe Fisher and Sara Goodman, Sony Pictures Television, Amazon Studios and Original Film.

It’s expected to air on Prime Video.

In this new incarnation of the premise, which is rooted in the novel Les Liaisons Dangereuses by Choderlos de Laclos, two ruthless step-siblings will do anything to stay on top. In this case, of the Greek life hierarchy at an elite Washington, D.C. college. After a brutal hazing incident threatens the entire Panhellenic system, they’ll do whatever’s necessary to preserve their power and reputations — even seduce the daughter of the Vice President of the United States.

Hook will play Caroline Merteuil, the queen of everything – or at least the queen of Delta Phi. Burgess is Lucien, Caroline’s stepbrother. Molloy portrays Annie, a model student and respectable young woman, who also is the daughter of the Vice President of the U.S. Silva portrays Cece, Caroline’s right hand at Delta Phi. Kim plays Blaise, a senior member of Alpha Gamma who knows everything about everyone and will happily use that knowledge to his advantage. Clarke portrays Scott, the son of a congressman and a new recruit for Alpha Gamma. Johnson plays Beatrice, a reporter for the school paper and leader of the anti-Greek movement at the university. Thomas plays Professor Chadwick.

Also set for recurring roles are Laura Benanti as Claudia and John Tenney as Congressman Russell.

Fisher is writing the pilot with Goodman supervising. The duo will write the series together.

The 1999 film, written and directed by Roger Kumble, starred Sarah Michelle Gellar, Ryan PhillippeReese Witherspoon, and Selma Blair. The film is a modern retelling of Pierre Choderlos de Laclos’ 1782 novel Les Liaisons dangereuses, set in New York City among rich high schoolers. It was followed by a prequel in 2000 and sequel in 2004, as well as a jukebox musical in 2015.

Sony Pictures Looking to Relaunch “I Know What You Did Last Summer” with Return of Freddie Prinze Jr.

Freddie Prinze Jr. is thisclose to finalizing his summer plans…

Following the successful reboot of the Scream franchise Sony Pictures is hoping to relaunch its own slasher film franchise, I Know What You Did Last Summer, which starred the 46-year-old half-Puerto Rican actor.

Freddie Prinze Jr.Jennifer Kaytin Robinson has reportedly been tapped to direct a sequel to I Know What You Did Last Summer, with Prinze Jr. and Jennifer Love Hewitt in talks to reprise their roles.

The project is in early development, according to sources, with Neal H. Moritz is in talks to return as producer and Leah McKendrick on board to write the script.

Sony had no comment on the project.

The original film follows four young friends bound by a tragic accident who are reunited when they find themselves being stalked by a hook-wielding maniac in their small seaside town.

The original was a hit and not only led to a sequel but also helped launch the careers of Hewitt, Prinze, Sarah Michelle Gellar and Ryan Phillippe. Plot details for this latest installment are unknown.

While McKendrick is penning the film, the idea for the new film came from Robinson and McKendrick, who blew away studio execs when they pitched this idea for a sequel last fall, especially given the recent success of the Scream franchise.

That film was recently relaunched with original cast members returning, and the idea of bringing back original cast members to draw in old-school fans while also adding fresh faces to relaunch the series was too good for the studio to pass up. Another big factor was the recent success of Robinson’s Netflix film Do Revengewhich was lauded for its throwbacks to late-’90s pics like Cruel Intentions and was something execs knew Robinson could tap into when developing the new story.

James Martinez to Appear on Paramount+’s Original Series “Wolf Pack”

James Martinez is joining the pack

The Latino actor has landed a recurring role on Paramount+’s upcoming original series Wolf Pack, which will premiere in January 2023.

James MartinezIn addition to Martinez, new recurring cast members include Bailey Stender, Chase Liefeld, Hollie Bahar, Lanny Joon, Rio Mangini, Stella Smith and Zack Nelson.

Additional casting includes Amy Pietz, Bria Brimmer, John L. Adams and Sean Philip Glasgow.

They join previously announced cast members Sarah Michelle Gellar, Rodrigo Santoro, Armani Jackson, Bella Shepard, Chloe Rose Robertson and Tyler Lawrence Gray.

Based on the book series by Edo Van BelkomWolf Pack follows a teenage boy, Everett (Jackson), and girl, Blake (Shepard), whose lives are forever changed when a California wildfire awakens a terrifying supernatural creature. Wounded in the chaos of its attack, the teens are inexplicably drawn to each other and to two others, fraternal twins Harlan (Gray) and Luna (Robertson), who were adopted sixteen years earlier by a park ranger after another mysterious wildfire. As the full moon rises, all four teens come together to unravel the secret that connects them – the bite and blood of a werewolf.

Wolf Pack will debut Thursday, January 26, the same day as Paramount+’s Teen Wolf: The Movie, exclusively on the service in the U.S. and Canada and next day on Paramount+ in the UK, Australia, and Latin America.

Premiere dates for other Paramount+ international markets will be announced at a later date.

Martinez’s previous credits include Love, Victor, House of Cards and One Day at a Time.

Mimi Davila to Star Opposite Sarah Michelle Gellar in the Comedy Pilot “Hot Pink”

Things are rosy for Mimi Davila.

The 31-year-old Cuban-Bulgarian actress, comedian and writer will star in opposite Sarah Michelle Gellar in Hot Pink, a biting coming-of-age comedy pilot for Amazon created by Elisabeth Holm.

Mimi Davila

Davila joins a roster of cast newcomers that includes Nina Bloomgarden, David Iacono, Dana Donnelly and Myra Molloy.

Character details are being kept under wraps.

Hot Pink, from Amazon Studios in association with Annapurna Pictures, was loosely inspired by Elana K. Arnold’s National Book Award finalist What Girls Are Made Of.

If ordered to series, Hot Pink would join Amazon Studios’ growing YA series slate, which includes The Wilds, already renewed for a second season, and the upcoming Panic.

Published in 2017, Arnold’s What Girls Are Made Of is described as exploring “the real, knotted, messy, thriving heartbeat of young womanhood” through the eyes of a 16-year-old girl.

Davila is best known for creating the comedic web series The Chonga Diaries and viral song parody “Chongalicious,” which she created as one half of the duo The Chonga Girls.

As an actress she played a supporting role in the feature film Embattled and recurred on Adam Ruins Everything and South Beach.

She’s currently in development on 2Nite with the Chonga Girls, an innovative talk show.

Kelley to Star in NBC’s Cruel Intentions-Revival Pilot

Nathalie Kelley has some cruel intentions…

The 30-year-old Peruvian-Argentine American actress has landed a series regular role on NBC’s Cruel Intentions revival pilot, according to Variety.

Nathalie Kelley

Kelley joins a growing cast that includes original star Sarah Michelle Gellar, who is reprising her role as Kathryn Merteuil in the potential series.

Kelley will play Carmen, the stunning chief of staff for Kathryn and her husband Pascal. She lives in their mansion, along with her teenage brother.

Cruel Intentions kicks off 15 years after the film ended, revolving around Kathryn (Gellar), as she vies for control of Valmont International, as well as the soul of Bash Casey (newcomer Taylor John Smith), the son of her brother, the late Sebastian Valmont (the character that was played by Ryan Phillippe in the ’90s film) and Annette Hargrove (the character played by Reese Witherspoon). Upon discovering his late father’s legacy in a hidden journal, Bash is introduced to a world of sex, money, power and corruption he never could have imagined.

Best known for her season-long starring role in Lifetime’s UnReal, Kelley is also known for The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift and a long arc on Body of Proof.

Cruel Intentions marks Kelley’s second movie-turned-TV-series reboot this season, as she was cast in a leading role in Fox’s Urban Cowboy project, which was also in contention for 2016-17, but was abruptly scrapped.

NBC’s Cruel Intentions was co-written by the movie’s original writer/director Roger Kumble, Lindsey Rosin and Jordan Ross. Kumble will direct the pilot for Sony Pictures Television.

Disney XD Renews Prinze Jr.’s Lucasfilm-Produced Animated Series “Star Wars Rebels”

Freddie Prinze Jr. is releasing a Rebels yell…

Disney XD has renewed Star Wars Rebels, which features the 39-year-old part-Puerto Rican actor as part of the voice cast, for Season 3, with production already underway and a plan to air new episodes of the Lucasfilm-produced animated series in 2016.

Freddie Prinze Jr.

The series, which follows a ragtag group of heroes that dare to strike back against Imperial forces, is an original tale based on the Star Wars films that in its first two seasons has incorporated classic characters from the movies while introducing new heroes and villains.

Coincidentally, the rebooted feature film franchise Star Wars: The Force Awakens hits theaters December 18.

The renewal news was announced this morning on Star Wars mothership StarWars.com.

“We’re very proud of our incredibly creative Rebels team,” Lucasfilm SVP Development Kiri Hart said in the announcement. “The show continues to tell fun, heartfelt, exciting new Star Wars stories week after week, and it’s beloved by fans of all ages. Season 3 will see our rebel heroes face new obstacles and find new allies in their fight against the Empire.”

Star Wars Rebels ranks as Disney XD’s No. 2 series in total viewers (1.3 million), kids 6-11, boys 6-11 and boys 2-11, and is the channel’s No. 1 program in adults 18-49 and men 18-49.

Star Wars Rebels is created by Dave Filoni (Star Wars: The Clone Wars), Simon Kinberg and Carrie Beck.

The Season 2 voice cast includes Prinze Jr., Vanessa Marshall, Steve Blum, Tiya Sircar, Taylor Gray, Ashley Eckstein, Dee Bradley Baker, David Oyelowo and Sarah Michelle Gellar.

Longoria Signs on as Style Ambassador for Specsavers

Eva Longoria is making a spectacle of herself…

The 40-year-old Mexican American actress and philanthropist has signed on as a style ambassador for Specsavers.

Eva Longoria

As part of the agreement, Longoria will serve as the judge for the 2015 Spectacle Wearer of the Year competition presented by the New Zealand eyewear brand.

“As a glasses wearer I care about looking great in my frames,” says Longoria. “That’s why I’m thrilled to be launching Specsavers’ Spectacle Wearer of the Year competition and visiting New Zealand later this month to kick off the search.

“Wearing glasses is all about having fun and embracing your style. Whether I’m on set filming, studying or at a special event, accessorizing my look with glasses gives me confidence and allows me to make the ultimate style statement.”

Spectacle Wearer of the Year is a nationwide search to find New Zealand’s most stylish and confident spec-wearer. Longoria will join New Zealand comedian, Jeremy Corbett and L’Oréal Professionnel stylist, Peter Dutton to judge the competition.

Longoria became a spectacle wearer herself four years ago, after noticing her eyes felt strained from studying late at night for a Masters degree. An eye test revealed Eva needed glasses for reading, which have since become an invaluable part of her life – whether hitting the books or reading a script for her latest role.

The winner will be crowned New Zealand’s Spectacle Wearer of the Year for 2015 and will receive a trip for two to Los Angeles, to meet Longoria on set where she films her latest role. They will also receove spending money and a Spectacle Wearer of the Year prize pack including $500 worth of product from L’Oréal Professionnel and a year’s supply of designer glasses from Specsavers.

Longoria follows in the footsteps of previous ambassadors including; actress Sarah Michelle Gellar, style icon and Mad Men star Christina Hendricks, WORLD designer Denise L’Estrange-Corbet, model and TV personality Colin Mathura-Jeffree, TV fashion star Gok Wan and media personality Paul Henry.