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[08/31/10 - 06:04 PM]
Development Update: August 30-31
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

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

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BIG LOVE (HBO) - Kevin Rankin ("Friday Night Lights") is set to recur on the show's upcoming fourth season. He'll play the son of a "hard line of polygamists." No other details were given. The actor previously booked roles on CBS's "The Mentalist" and the HBO pilot "All Signs of Death."


ONE TREE HILL (The CW) - Sharon Lawrence ("Drop Dead Diva") has landed a role on the veteran soap. She'll play the mother of Austin Nichols's character, who comes to town to help with his wedding preparations. She'll make her first appearance in the sixth episode this season.


Sources: Variety, The Hollywood Reporter, Reuters





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· ALL SIGNS OF DEATH (HBO)
· BIG LOVE (HBO)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· DROP DEAD DIVA (LIFETIME)
· FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS (DIRECTV)
· MENTALIST, THE (CBS)
· ONE TREE HILL (CW)











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