Isabela Merced & Gloria Estefan Join ‘Father of the Bride’ Remake & More in This Week’s Film & TV News

Lead Photo: Art by Stephany Torres for Remezcla
Art by Stephany Torres for Remezcla
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    Here’s your glimpse at what’s going on:
  • Isabela Merced (Dora and the Lost City of Gold) and Gloria Estefan (Music of the Heart) are on board for the remake of Father of the Bride. Andy Garcia (Words on Bathroom Walls) and Adria Arjona (Pacific Rim: Uprising) have already been cast as the title father and bride. Merced will play the sister of the bride and Estefan will play the mother. The film follows a Cuban American family getting ready for a big wedding. [The Hollywood Reporter]
  • Selena Gomez (Spring Breakers) will star in the psychological thriller Spiral. The film follows a former social media influencer whose addiction to social media platforms is causing her body to literally fall apart. [Deadline]
  • Roselyn Sanchez (TV’s Devious Maids) will star in the reboot of the TV series Fantasy Island. She will play a descendant of Ricardo Montalbán’s character from the original series, which ran in the late ’70s and early ’80s. [The Hollywood Reporter]
  • Oscar Nuñez (TV’s The Office) has joined Oscar winner Sandra Bullock (The Blind Side) and Channing Tatum (Magic Mike) in the action rom-com The Lost City of D. Nuñez and Bullock last starred together in the 2009 comedy The Proposal. [Variety]
  • La Casa de las Flores (House of Flowers), a popular Mexican TV series on Netflix, is spinning off into its own movie. [Variety]