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[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 - 11/17/17
STATUS:
currently in development (2018-2019 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
ordered to pilot
DESCRIPTION:
(from USA's press release, August 2017) USA Network and Universal Cable Productions (UCP) today announced that the Season 7 finale of SUITS, airing in the first quarter of 2018, will serve as a potential spinoff that would center around powerhouse lawyer Jessica Pearson (Gina Torres). The pilot will be executive produced and written by SUITS creator and executive producer Aaron Korsh and executive producer Daniel Arkin, and will be directed by SUITS alum Anton Cropper ("House of Lies," "Blackish"). Doug Liman, David Bartis and Gene Klein of Hypnotic (SUITS) will also serve as executive producers. The pivotal Season 7 finale will reunite Harvey Specter (Gabriel Macht), Mike Ross (Patrick J. Adams), Louis Litt (Rick Hoffman), Donna Paulsen (Sarah Rafferty) and Rachel Zane (Meghan Markle) with their old friend Pearson as she adjusts to her new life in the Windy City. When she is forced to enter the dirty world of Chicago politics, Pearson must rely on her legal wits and valiant 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