[06/21/12 - 11:08 PM] Development Update: Thursday, June 21 By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)
LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- The latest development news, culled from recent wire reports:
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AND IN OTHER NEWS... - Blair Brown will guest on USA's "Political Animals" as the mother of Carla Gugino's intrepid journalist while David Monahan will turn up as a closeted Republican Congressman (TVLine.com,THR.com); Jon Michael Hill is set to recur on "Elementary" as a detective working alongside Jonny Lee Miller's Holmes and Lucy Liu's Watson (TVLine.com); Tyler Jacob Moore, Cameron Mathison and Ashley Jones will drop by "Drop Dead Diva" later this season while Kim Kardashian and Nancy Grace are also due back (TVLine.com,THR.com); "American Idol" runner up Jessica Sanchez will recur on "Glee" in a yet-to-be-announced role (TVLine.com); a Los Angeles Superior Court Judge has ruled against "NCIS" co-creator Donald Bellisario in his lawsuit with CBS Television Studios over alleged lost profits from spin-off "NCIS: Los Angeles"(Deadline.com); "Beauty and the Beast" star Ruth Bradley has inked a talent holding deal with ABC and producer ABC Studios (Deadline.com); Tom Papa has been cast as Liberace's longtime pal Ray Arnett in HBO's biopic "Behind the Candelabra"(Deadline.com); Will Sasso will guest on TBS's "Sullivan & Son" as "an air traffic controller suing his coworker, Hank (Brian Doyle-Murray), for being racist" (TVLine.com); Patrick Fischler is set to return to "Californication" as Alcoholics Anonymous sponsor Gabriel (TVLine.com); Garcelle Beauvais will drop by "The Exes" as a love interest for Donald Faison's Phil (THR.com); and Kevin Pereira has been tapped to host the upcoming game show "Let's Ask America," due on local stations starting September 17 (Deadline.com).