TV News has been coming in, and it's time for another round-up!Variety, AMC has cast Ormond to play a “charismatic leader of a large, sophisticated and formidable force” named Elizabeth. The Walking Dead released the first trailer for this spinoff in October (see "'Riverdale' S4, 'The Walking Dead' Spinoff"). Metro.co.uk. At a recent reunion of GoT cast members Kristofer Hivju (Tormund) Gemma Whelan (Yara Greyjoy) and Isaac Hempstead Wright (Bran Stark), Hivju was quoted as saying "Well, we shot an alternative ending...That was mostly for fun but I don’t know if I’m allowed to tell you about that." Recently, one of the GoT spinoffs in development was shut down and another was ordered for a S1 (see "One New 'Game of Thrones' Series Shut Down, as Another Gets First Season Order"). Variety. Favreau wanted to maintain the surprise factor of the end of the show's first episode so he asked Disney to muzzle Baby Yoda till after the debut. However, Baby Yoda merch will be available in a variety of big box stores right in time for the holiday shopping season. Funko, Inc. will be releasing a series of Pop! Star Wars: The Mandalorian into retail as well (see "'Pop! Star Wars: The Mandalorian' Hunts in the Retail Sector").
The CW will broadcast Stargirl a day after it's streamed on DC Universe, according to Variety, with a debut planned for Q2 2020, six months later than originally planned (see "Luke Wilson in 'Stargirl'"). It will star Brec Bassinger, Luke Wilson, Amy Smart, Trae Romano, Cameron Gellman, Yvette Monreal, Anjelika Washington, Meg DeLacy, Neil Jackson, Jake Austin Walker, Christopher James Baker and Hunter Sansone.'Titans' S3"). Hailee Steinfeld in 'Hawkeye'").