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Woody Harrelson, Sam Rockwell Join ‘Three Billboards’

The independent feature film Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, filming in western North Carolina, has added two big name actors to it cast.

Woody Harrelson and Sam Rockwell star in 'Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri', filmed in North Carolina.

Woody Harrelson and Sam Rockwell star in ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’, filmed in North Carolina.

Woody Harelson (Natural Born Killers, The Hunger Games) and Sam Rockwell (Moon, Poltergeist) will join the previously announced Frances McDormand (Fargo), Abbie Cornish (Sucker Punch), and Caleb Landry Jones (X-Men: First Class) in the film, written and directed by Martin McDonagh, according to Deadline.

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Billy Dee Williams Joins ‘Dirty Dancing’ Remake

The cast for ABC’s upcoming Dirty Dancing remake continues to grow, today adding some Star Wars star power in the form of Lando Calrissian himself, Billy Dee Williams (The Empire Strikes Back, Return of the Jedi, Batman), set to play band leader Tito (played by Charles Coles in the original film).

Billy Dee Williams stars in 'Dirty Dancing', filmed in North Carolina.

Billy Dee Williams stars in ‘Dirty Dancing’, filmed in North Carolina.

Yesterday we reported that Modern Family star Sarah Hyland is also set to put on her dancing shoes for the musical event, as well as former Pussycat Dolls lead singer Nicole Scherzinger, who was also announced this week to have officially joined Abigail Breslin (Scream QueensLittle Miss Sunshine) and Debra Messing (Will and Grace) in the upcoming TV musical remake of Dirty Dancing, about to shoot in western North Carolina, near where the classic original film was also made.

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‘Modern Family’ Star Sarah Hyland Joins ‘Dirty Dancing’ Remake

The cast for ABC’s upcoming Dirty Dancing remake continues to heat up, with Modern Family star Sarah Hyland now set to put on her dancing shoes as the newest addition to the musical event.

Sarah Hyland stars in 'Dirty Dancing', filmed in western North Carolina.

Sarah Hyland stars in ‘Dirty Dancing’, filmed in western North Carolina.

Just yesterday, former Pussycat Dolls lead singer Nicole Scherzinger was also announced to have officially joined Abigail Breslin (Scream QueensLittle Miss Sunshine) and Debra Messing (Will and Grace) in the upcoming TV musical remake of Dirty Dancing, about to shoot in western North Carolina, near where the classic original film was also made.

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Nicole Scherzinger Dances onto ‘Dirty Dancing’ TV Remake

Former Pussycat Dolls lead singer Nicole Scherzinger has officially joined Abigail Breslin (Scream QueensLittle Miss Sunshine) and Debra Messing (Will and Grace) in the upcoming TV musical remake of Dirty Dancing, about to shoot in western North Carolina, near where the classic original film was also made.

Nicole Scherzinger stars in 'Dirty Dancing', filmed in western North Carolina.

Nicole Scherzinger stars in ‘Dirty Dancing’, filmed in western North Carolina.

The new three-hour Dirty Dancing musical event will air on the ABC television network.

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North Carolina Awards Three Film Grants

The North Carolina Department of Commerce announced on Friday that three upcoming film and TV productions are each recipients of funds from the state’s Film and Entertainment Grant program this year, including Dirty Dancing, Shots Fired, and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.

Sanaa Lathan stars in ‘Shots Fired’, filmed in North Carolina.

Sanaa Lathan stars in ‘Shots Fired’, filmed in North Carolina.

You can read the full press release below, and then give us your thoughts in the comments! 

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