[08/06/10 - 06:47 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 6
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

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

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BLUE BLOODS (CBS) - Executive producer Ken Sanzel is reportedly departing the freshman drama over creative differences with co-star Tom Selleck. No replacement has been named. Sanzel was brought aboard following the pilot to supervise the series alongside co-creators Mitchell Burgess and Robin Green and non-writing executive producer Leonard Goldberg.

LAW & ORDER: LOS ANGELES (NBC) - Megan Boone is the latest addition to the spin-off, which launches on Wednesday nights this fall. She'll play a new DDA, tentatively named Lauren Gardner, who works as the number two to Terrence Howard's character. As previously reported, Howard and co-star Alfred Molina will share duties as the weekly ADA. Co-star Regina Hall serves as the DDA to Molina's character. They join Skeet Ulrich, Corey Stoll and Wanda De Jesus, who handle the cop equation of the "Law & Order" formula.

SONS OF ANARCHY (FX) - Executive producers Art Linson and John Linson have inked a first-look deal with Fox Television Studios. In addition to "Anarchy," the pair are executive producing the FX pilot "Outlaw Country" which the studio is co-producing alongside FX Productions.

Sources: Variety, The Hollywood Reporter, Reuters

  [august 2010]  


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