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[11/01/17 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, November 1
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- The latest development news, culled from recent wire reports:

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DAYTIME DIVAS (VH1) - The cable channel has passed on ordering a second season for the summer drama. (TVLine.com)
FOUR WEDDINGS AND A FUNERAL (Hulu, New!) - Mindy Kaling and Matt Warburton ("The Mindy Project") are looking to re-team for a small screen take on the 1994 romantic comedy classic, which "follows a group of friends as their lives intersect through these five events, with each season following a different story arc." MGM Television and Universal Television are behind the project, with Richard Curtis, Jonathan Prince, 3 Arts Entertainment's Howard Klein and Working Title's Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner also among the executive producers. Kaling and Warburton will pen two scripts with an eye towards a straight-to-series order. (Deadline.com)
HOMELAND (Showtime) - Sandrine Holt is scored a mystery role on the upcoming season while Lesli Margherita will return as Sharon, "who was a loyal character to Brett O'Keefe (Jake Weber)." (Variety.com)
IMPOSTERS (Bravo) - Sam Gilroy and Anne-Marie Johnson have both scored arcs on the new season as Michael, "a sweet, well-intentioned man who also works at the retreat"; and Gail, "a psychologist/therapist at a luxury wellness retreat," respectively. (THR.com)
MARVEL'S NEW WARRIORS (Freeform) - The cable channel has released the proposed half-hour comedy, about six young people with powers living and working together, as it "could not find a slot for the show next year as it had originally intended." Marvel plans to shop the project elsewhere with an eye towards resuming production in January. (THR.com)
ONCE UPON A TIME (ABC) - Tiera Skovbye will recur on the current season as Robin, "Zelena's grown-up daughter via Robin Hood." (TVLine.com)
TRUE CONVICTION (CBS, New!) - Director Seth Gordon and writers Erica Shelton Kodish and Angel Dean Lopez are developing a scripted take on Jamie Meltzer's documentary, which "centers on three exonerated men in Dallas who team up to investigate cases of all kinds in an attempt to balance the scales of justice, while rebuilding their lives and navigating the newfound perils of a world that has moved on without them." Exhibit A Films, CBS Television Studios and Sony Pictures Television are behind the hour with Tribeca Productions' Robert De Niro and Jane Rosenthal also executive producing. (Deadline.com)
UNTITLED 24 PROJECT (FOX, New!) - Howard Gordon is spearheading a new anthological take on the franchise which would center on "a female prosecutor who uncovers a legal conspiracy and has to work against the clock to save a death row inmate facing imminent execution whom she had helped prosecute but may be innocent." Gordon is co-writing the hour alongside Jeremy Doner with Imagine Television's Brian Grazer also on board to executive produce for 20th Century Fox Television. (Deadline.com)
UNTITLED LIZ FRIEDLANDER PROJECT (ABC, New!) - Writer/director Liz Friedlander ("Conviction") is back in business with the Alphabet for a new drama "that follows the first female partnership in an elite division of the LAPD, where the two detectives use their particular set of skills to tackle the most high-profile cases as well as a system that doesn't necessarily want them there." The Mark Gordon Company's Mark Gordon and Nick Pepper will also executive produce the project, which has a put pilot commitment. (Deadline.com)





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· 24 (FOX)
· CONVICTION (ABC)
· DAYTIME DIVAS (VH1)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· FOUR WEDDINGS AND A FUNERAL (HULU)
· HOMELAND (SHOWTIME)
· IMPOSTERS (BRAVO)
· MARVEL'S NEW WARRIORS (FREEFORM)
· MINDY PROJECT, THE (HULU)
· ONCE UPON A TIME (ABC)
· TRUE CONVICTION (CBS)
· UNTITLED 24 PROJECT (FOX)
· UNTITLED LIZ FRIEDLANDER PROJECT (ABC)





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