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[03/08/18 - 10:31 AM]
USA Network Greenlights Gina Torres-Led "Suits" Spinoff from Universal Cable Productions
Last month, the network renewed the flagship series for Season 8 and announced the addition of Katherine Heigl (Samantha Wheeler) to the ensemble cast.

[11/17/17 - 11:54 PM]
Development Update: Friday, November 17
Updates include: CMT to wrap "Nashville," cancels "Still the King"; Netflix orders ABC's Simmons family comedy to series; and Carmen Ejogo joins HBO's "True Detective."

[11/10/17 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Friday, November 10
Updates include: Warner Bros. Television suspends Andrew Kreisberg over harassment claims; Netflix drops remaining Louis C.K. stand-up special; and BBC nixes "Ordeal by Innocence" over rape allegations against Ed Westwick.

[08/16/17 - 09:01 AM]
USA Network and Universal Cable Productions Confirm Spinoff Pilot Starring Gina Torres to Air in the Current Season of "Suits"
When Jessica Pearson is forced to enter the dirty world of Chicago politics, she must rely on her legal wits and valiant relationships from Pearson Specter Litt to navigate this unknown territory.

[05/25/17 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 25
Updates include: T.J. Miller to exit HBO's "Silicon Valley"; Sophia Bush likewise to depart NBC's "Chicago PD"; and season three of Syfy's "Channel Zero" sets leads.

[03/01/17 - 11:47 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 1
Updates include: Casey Wilson joins Busy Philipps in NBC's "The Sackett Sisters"; USA passes on second season of "Eyewitness"; and Taye Diggs signs onto ABC's "Doomsday."

[02/22/17 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 22
Updates include: USA mulls "Suits" spin-off for Gina Torres; Brad Garrett cast in "The Get" at CBS; and Anne Heche is bound for NBC's "For God & Country."







UNTITLED SUITS SPIN-OFF PROJECT (USA)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
2/22/17 - 3/8/18
STATUS:
currently in development (2018-2019 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
ordered to series
DESCRIPTION:
(from USA's press release, March 2018) USA Network today announced the series pickup of the Gina Torres-led SUITS spinoff. Centered on powerhouse lawyer Jessica Pearson (Torres) as she adjusts to the dirty world of Chicago politics, this new drama hails from Universal Cable Productions (UCP) and is executive produced and written by SUITS creator and executive producer Aaron Korsh alongside executive producer and showrunner Daniel Arkin. Doug Liman, David Bartis and Gene Klein of Hypnotic (SUITS) and Gina Torres will also serve as executive producers. When SUITS began more than seven years ago, Jessica Pearson was introduced as managing partner of one of New York City's top corporate law firms. Through the years she remained a highly respected, formidable lawyer who helped lead her firm through the darkest times. Always putting her professional life first, Jessica left New York to follow her heart to Chicago in last year's mid-season finale. She has made many triumphant returns to the SUITS world since and will introduce her new journey in the Windy City during the Season 7 finale, airing Wednesday, April 25, where she will rely on her wits and relationships from Pearson Specter Litt to navigate this unknown territory.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Gina Torres as Jessica Pearson
· Morgan Spector as Keri Allen
· Rebecca Rittenhouse as Bobby Golec
· Simon Kassianides
CREW INFORMATION:
· Aaron Korsh as CRTR/EP
· Anton Cropper as DIR (Pilot)
· Daniel Arkin as CRTR/EP
· David Bartis as EP
· Doug Liman as EP
· Gene Klein as EP
· Gina Torres as PROD
GENRE(S):
· based on a tv series
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Hypnotic
· Universal Cable Productions