TIFFANY HADDISH, KEVIN HART, MORE TO HEADLINE JUST FOR LAUGHS: Girls Trip star Tiffany Haddish and Trevor Noah are set to host galas at the upcoming Just for Laughs comedy festival. Kevin Hart will return, bringing his one-man showThe Kevin Hart Irresponsible Tour, to the festival for a performance on July 27th. Other solo shows include Chelsea Lately contributor Jo Koy's Break the Mold Tour on July 28th, and nine shows for British comic Jimmy Carr as part of his current world tour. The 2018 Just For Laughs comedy festival is set to run in Montreal from July 11-29. (The Hollywood Reporter — Click our Twitter or Facebook buttons to share this link!)
GLIMPSES OF EMMA STONE & JONAH HILL’S MANIAC DROP: Netflix has shared a few images from the upcoming series Maniac, starring Emma Stone and Jonah Hill. Cary Fukunaga directs the black comedy, which follows strangers caught up in a pharmaceutical trial gone bad. Sally Field, Justin Theroux, Julia Garner and Jemima Kirke also star.
IDRIS ELBA TO CREATE AND STAR IN TURN UP CHARLIE: Idris Elba has nabbed a straight-to-series eight-episode order for the half-hour comedy Turn Up Charlie from Netflix. The Luther Emmy-nominee will create, star in and exec produce the show. The series follows Charlie, a bachelor and floundering DJ who is given a chance to turn his luck around when he signs up to become a many for his famous BFF’s problem cild.
NETFLIX CONFIRMS THIRD SEASON FOR LA CASA DE PAPEL: The streaming giant’s most-watched non-English series La Casa De Papel has been given the go-ahead for a third season. Known outside of Spanish-speaking markets as Money Heist, the third season will air in 2019.
STEVEN SPIELBERG TACKLING SUPERHERO GENRE: Now it seems inevitable. Steven Spielberg will direct an adaptation for the DC Comics title Blackhawk for Warner Bros. David Koepp (they worked together on Jurassic Park and War of the Worlds) will write the script. The story is set in World War II, familiar stomping grounds for Spielberg.