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[10/02/18 - 11:51 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, October 2
Updates include: Cinemax cancels "Outcast" after two seasons; Sharon Gless to star opposite Elisabeth Shue in TNT's "Constance"; and Giancarlo Esposito signs onto Epix's "Godfather of Harlem."

[09/12/18 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, September 12
Updates include: Katherine Langford to star in Netflix's "Cursed"; Chloë Sevigny, AnnaSophia Robb cast in Hulu's "The Act"; and James Marsden, Ed Asner bound for Netflix's "Dead to Me."

[09/06/18 - 11:32 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, September 6
Updates include: Crystal Reed to star in DC Universe's "Swamp Thing"; Ryan Michelle Bathe to round out Paramount Network's "First Wives Club"; and Joey King tapped for Hulu's "The Act."

[09/05/18 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, September 5
Updates include: Paramount Network cancels "American Woman"; Patricia Arquette to lead Hulu's "The Act"; and Timothy Dalton cast in DC Universe's "Doom Patrol."

[08/01/18 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 1
Updates include: Aidy Bryant-led "Shrill" ordered to series at Hulu; Amazon cancels "The Dangerous Book for Boys"; and Warner Bros. Television eyes "Alf" reboot.

[05/18/18 - 11:18 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 18
Updates include: USA pulls the plug "Falling Water"; Hulu orders anthology "The Act" to series; and Sofia Pernas to star in "Blood & Treasure" for CBS.

[07/21/17 - 11:13 PM]
Development Update: Friday, July 21
Updates include: Neil Jackson, Jonathan Tucker bound for HBO's "Westworld"; Don Todd to run "For the People" at ABC; and Charlize Theron to drop by FOX's "The Orville."







ACT, THE (HULU)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
7/21/17 - 10/2/18
STATUS:
currently in development (2019-2020 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
ordered to series
DESCRIPTION:
true-crime anthology series; season one will tell the true story of single mom Dee Dee Blanchard who convinced everyone around her that her daughter, Gypsy, was sick with multiple serious illnesses even though Gypsy was perfectly healthy; when Dee Dee was found murdered from multiple stab wounds, her neighbors and extended family were stunned to learn that Gypsy was responsible, having convinced her boyfriend to kill her mom
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· AnnaSophia Robb as Lacey
· Calum Worthy as Nick
· Chloë Sevigny as Mel
· Joey King as Gypsy Blanchard
· Patricia Arquette as Dee Dee
CREW INFORMATION:
· Britton Rizzio as EP
· Greg Shephard as EP
· Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre as DIR (Pilot)
· Michelle Dean as CRTR/EP
· Nick Antosca as CRTR/EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Universal Cable Productions
· Writ Large