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[03/20/18 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 20
Updates include: Sinbad to play father to FOX's "Rel"; E! passes on drama pilot "#FashionVictim"; and Allison Williams is bound for Netflix's "A Series of Unfortunate Events."

[03/07/18 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 7
Updates include: Ginnifer Goodwin to star in ABC's "Steps"; Kether Donohue lands female lead in NBC's "Like Family"; and Brooke Elliott to topline Bobby Bowman's comedy pilot for the Alphabet.

[02/15/18 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 15
Updates include: Bokeem Woodbine to lead "Main Justice" for CBS; Kat Dennings cast in ABC's "How May We Hate You"; and Jeffrey Tambor is officially out of Amazon's "Transparent."

[02/09/18 - 11:25 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 9
Updates include: Andy Ackerman, James Burrows and Gerry Cohen to helm sitcom pilots; "Stranger Things" to resume production in April; and Michael Dinner to direct "L.A. Confidential" for CBS.

[01/19/18 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 19
Updates include: FOX orders first wave of pilots; Netflix's "The Kominsky Method" fills out cast; and "The Flash's" Keiynan Lonsdale moves to "DC's Legends of Tomorrow."

[10/18/17 - 11:46 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 18
Updates include: Chelsea Handler to wrap Netflix's "Chelsea" by year's end; LisaGay Hamilton tapped for Hulu's "The First"; and Lil Rel Howrey to star in potential FOX comedy.







REL (FOX)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
10/18/17 - 3/20/18
STATUS:
currently in development (2018-2019 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
ordered to pilot
DESCRIPTION:
(from FOX's press release, January 2018) Lil Rel, a prideful, self-made success who lives by the code to "always believe in yourself and great things will come," finds that attitude put to the test when he learns his wife is having an affair with his own barber. He tries to rebuild his life post-divorce as a long-distance single father on the South Side of Chicago who's on a quest for love, respect and a new barber. Inspired by Lil Rel's real life.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Angel Laketa Moore as Tiffany (Originally Cast)
· Jess "Hilarious" Moore as Tiffany
· Jordan L. Jones as Nat
· Lil Rel Howrey as Lil Rel
· Sinbad as Rel's Dad
CREW INFORMATION:
· Gerry Cohen as DIR (Pilot)
· Jerrod Carmichael as EP
· Josh Rabinowitz as CRTR/EP
· Kevin Barnett as CRTR/EP
· Lil Rel Howrey as CRTR/EP
· Mike Scully as EP
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· 20th Century Fox Television