[01/18/10 - 05:55 PM] Development Update: Monday, January 18 By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)
LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- The latest development news, culled from recent wire reports:
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THE X FACTOR (FOX) - Former "American Idol" co-star Paula Abdul and current "X Factor" U.K. co-star Cheryl Cole are reportedly in talks to serve as judges on Simon Cowell's American incarnation, due in the fall of 2011. Abdul had widely been pegged as a potential participant due to the obvious connection to Cowell. In addition to judging, each member of the "X Factor" panel mentors a group of singers, becoming de facto competitors themselves.
[07/31/15 - 11:18 AM] Starz to Develop "Havana Quartet" Starring Antonio Banderas Based on the popular four-book series by acclaimed Cuban novelist Leonardo Padura, the series follows hard-drinking, romantic Cuban Police Detective Mario Conde (Banderas) who longs to be a writer but settled for a job as a detective.