[04/09/12 - 11:18 PM] Development Update: Monday, April 9 By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)
LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- The latest development news, culled from recent wire reports:
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AND IN OTHER NEWS... - FOX is expected to roll back its commitment to "Cops" next season to 16 episodes plus a two-hour 25th anniversary special (THR.com,Vulture.com); James Denton will guest on "Hot in Cleveland" as a love interest for Jane Leeves's Joy (TVGuide.com); Rosie O'Donnell and Dan Akyroyd are both bound for guest roles on "Happily Divorced" next month (EW.com); Karey Burke and Todd Holland's Dark Toy Entertainment has inked a new two-year overall deal with Universal Television, home to their comedy pilots "Isabel" and "Go On"(Variety.com); TNT is on track to order a fifth season of "Southland" however the exact number of episodes is still being negotiated (Variety.com); and Dana Delany is officially set to return as Katherine Mayfair on the series finale of "Desperate Housewives"(TVLine.com).
[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.