Benedict Cumberbatch is starring in a big-screen adaptation, the Jem and the Holograms reboot added two new actors, and the call sheet is filling up for a new male stripper movie — no, not the Magic Mike sequel. The biggest casting news of the week is all right here, so take a look and check back as we update with more big deals!
Adrien Brody will star in Emperor , as 16th century Emperor Charles V.
Aubrey Plaza joined The Driftless Area , alongside Anton Yelchin, Zooey Deschanel , John Hawkes, and Frank Langella. No word yet on who Plaza will play in the love/crime story.
Robert De Niro will star in Bus 757 , an action thriller about a casino card dealer who puts together a crew to rob a bank. De Niro will play "The Pope," the target of the heist.
Michael Jai White and Tyson Beckford will star in Chocolate City , a male stripper movie à la Magic Mike.
Juliette Lewis joined Jem and the Holograms  in an undisclosed role, while Molly Ringwald also signed on .
Adam Scott joined Black Mass , the period crime drama starring Johnny Depp  as Whitey Bulger. Scott will play an FBI agent, alongside Joel Edgerton, Dakota Johnson , Juno Temple, and Jesse Plemons.
Rejoice! Skylar Astin officially joined Pitch Perfect 2 , where he'll reprise his role as Jesse, Beca's (Anna Kendrick ) love interest.
Tye Sheridan, Will Poulter, and Benedict Cumberbatch joined The Yellow Birds , an adaptation of the novel about the Iraq War.