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[04/16/09 - 06:15 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, April 16
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

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

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100 QUESTIONS FOR CHARLOTTE PAYNE (NBC) - David Walton ("Heist"), Amir Talai ("The Ex List") and creator Chris Moynihan have all been cast of the comedy pilot, about a young woman (Sophie Winkleman) navigating her life and friends. Walton will play Wayne, one of the woman's friends, the son of a billionaire recently cut off by his father. Talai will play Andrew, a "Soulmate Specialist" at the matchmaking service that frames the show. Moynihan, who penned the script, then is set as fellow friend Mike. James Burrows is helming the Universal Media Studios-based project from a script by Chris Moynihan.


MASTERWORK (FOX) - Merrin Dungey ("Alias") has signed onto the drama pilot, about an FBI agent (Matt Passmore) who tracks down sought-after artifacts. She'll play Rachel West, his longtime colleague. Paul T. Scheuring is behind the 20th Century Fox Television-based hour, which Jeffrey Nachmanoff is directing.


Sources: Variety, The Hollywood Reporter, Reuters





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· HEIST (NBC)
· MASTERWORK (FOX)









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