JESSE WILLIAMS TO EXIT GREY'S ANATOMY: Jesse Williams is set to exit Grey’s Anatomy after 12 seasons. The actor, who first appeared as Dr. Jackson Avery in season six will appear in his final episode, titled “Tradition,” on May 20th. He said in a statement obtained by People, “I will forever be grateful for the boundless opportunities provided me by Shonda (Rhimes), the network, studio, fellow cast mates, our incredible crew, Krista (Vernoff), Ellen (Pompeo) and Debbie (Allen).”
ALLISON BRIE TO STAR IN 'SPIN ME ROUND': Allison Brie is set to star in Spin Me Round, an indie comedy she co-wrote with the film’s director Jeff Baena. According to Deadline, Brie plays the manager of an Italian chain eatery who wins an all-expense trip to the company’s “institute” outside of Florence, Italy and the chance to meat the company’s wealthy and charismatic owner. The film co-stars Aubrey Plaza, Alessandro Nivola, Molly Shannon and Lil Rel Howery.
GABOUREY SIDIBE TO DIRECT: Gabourey Sidibe is making her feature directorial debut with the psychological thriller Pale Horse, which is set to shoot this fall. According to Deadline, the film follows Nia, an African-American YA book author with MS who finds herself caught up in a diabolical mystery.