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[07/16/10 - 06:09 PM]
Development Update: Friday, July 16
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

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

Looking to keep track of all the various projects in development? Click here to visit our signature "Devwatch" section. There visitors can view our listings by network, genre, studio and even development stage (ordered to pilot, cast-contingent, script, etc.). It's updated every day!


CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (CBS) - Jorja Fox is on track to potentially return to full-time status on the series. EW.com reports the actress has inked a new deal with the network and producer CBS Television Studios to continue on the show's 11th season. Whether that's as a recurring guest star or a series regular remains to be seen.


THE EVENT (NBC) - Clifton Collins Jr. ("Southland") has joined the cast of the conspiracy drama, where he'll play Thomas, "a key player" in said cover up who comes into conflict with the President of the United States (Blair Underwood). As for "Southland," the actor appeared as a series regular in one of its six second season episodes but will apparently not continue into season three.


THE GLADES (A&E) - Executive producer Gary Randall has inked a two-year, first-look deal with producer Fox Television Studios. The pact gives the studio first crack at Randall's Grand Productions' output. Prior to "The Glades," the non-writing executive producer was behind the recently-wrapped "Saving Grace."


Sources: Variety, The Hollywood Reporter, Reuters





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· CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (CBS)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· EVENT, THE (NBC)
· GLADES, THE (A AND E)
· SAVING GRACE (TNT)
· SOUTHLAND (TNT)





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