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[09/19/13 - 11:26 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, September 19
Updates include: FX sets cast for "You're the Worst"; VH1 orders pilot to "Hindsight"; and Danny Strong, Lee Daniels book hip hop drama at FOX.

[04/12/13 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Friday, April 12
Updates include: Peter Berg to direct HBO's "The Leftovers"; Kristin Chenoweth to join Matthew Broderick in CBS comedy pilot; and Patty Duke, Meredith Baxter to guest on "Glee."

[11/15/12 - 11:13 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, November 15
Updates include: FX cancels "Unsupervised"; Anthony Bourdain pulls the plug on Travel Channel's "The Layover"; and Cinemax to try and keep "Hunted" alive.

[11/07/12 - 11:03 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, November 7
Updates include: Benjamin Walker is HBO's "The Missionary"; Alimi Ballard reports to TNT's "Trooper"; and Hannah New boards "Black Sails" at Starz.

[06/13/12 - 11:09 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, June 13
Updates include: NBC gives pilot order to "Secret Lives of Husband and Wives"; Aaron Paul in talks to star in HBO's "The Missionary"; and Luke Kirby joins Sundance's "Rectify."

[10/19/10 - 08:06 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, October 19
Updates include: NBC gives "Undercovers" additional scripts; FOX does same for "American Dad," "Bob's Burgers"; and "Old Christine" creator Kari Lizer lands a comedy at NBC.







MISSIONARY, THE (HBO)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
10/19/10 - 9/19/13
STATUS:
currently in development (2014-2015 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
ordered to pilot
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
network passed on 9/19/13
DESCRIPTION:
drama about a young American missionary who gets caught up in Cold War intrigue while helping a young woman escape East Berlin in the late 1960s
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Benjamin Walker as Roy
· Gayle Rankin as Molly Elbridge
· Jesse Plemons as Sherwood Elbridge
CREW INFORMATION:
· Baltasar Kormakur as DIR (Pilot)
· Charles Randolph as CRTR/EP
· Malcolm Gladwell as CRTR/EP
· Mark Wahlberg as EP
· Stephen Levinson as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Closest to the Hole Productions
· Leverage Management