[06/07/11 - 11:22 PM] Development Update: Tuesday, June 7 By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)
LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- The latest development news, culled from recent wire reports:
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CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (CBS) - Laurence Fishburne is reportedly departing the veteran procedural after two and a half seasons. It's understood the actor wishes to resume his feature career full-time however no formal statement was given. The series moves to Wednesday nights at 10:00/9:00c this fall, its first time period change since relocating from Friday nights to Thursdays during its freshman run.
HARRY'S LAW (NBC) - Brittany Snow and Aml Ameen are set to exit the series when it returns for its second season this fall. Said report adds that both actors have been invited to return as guest stars. The news comes on the heels of NBC topper Bob Greenblatt's comments during its upfront presentation that some retooling would take place on the series. Kathy Bates and Nate Corddry remain as co-stars.
TOUCH (FOX) - David Mazouz ("Amish Grace") has joined the cast of the Kiefer Sutherland-led drama, about an unassuming baggage handler at JFK (Sutherland) who discovers that his autistic, mute son can predict events before they happen. He'll play Jake Bohm, the boy in question. Francis Lawrence is directing the 20th Century Fox Television-based hour, which comes from creator Tim Kring.