[06/01/12 - 11:01 PM] Development Update: Friday, June 1 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... - "Lost" co-creator Damon Lindelof is on track to sign a three-year overall deal with Warner Bros. Television (Deadline.com); Andy Samberg will join Kristen Wiig as the latest cast member set to depart "Saturday Night Live"(NYTimes.com); Vanessa Redgrave will guest on USA's "Political Animals" as the first openly gay member of the Supreme Court (Deadline.com); Greg Malins, most recently a consulting producer on "2 Broke Girls," has inked a two-year overall deal with Sony Pictures Television (Deadline.com); former "The River" executive producer Zack Estrin has reupped his overall deal with ABC Studios where he'll join "Zero Hour" as an executive producer (Deadline.com); NBC is reportedly revisiting its untitled Kerry Ehrin western following the success of History's mini-series "Hatfields & McCoys"(Deadline.com); actress Charlize Theron, writer John Glenn and producers Dawn Olmstead and Beau Flynn likewise are shopping their own modern-day take on the feuding families from the Oscar winner's ABC Studios-based Denver and Delilah Productions (THR.com); Rumer Willis will guest on "Workaholics" as a "seemingly cool and generous" drug dealer (EW.com); Diane Neal and Erinn Hayes are the latest faces set to visit "Suits"(THR.com,TVLine.com); Catherine Tate has been upped to series regular for "The Office's" ninth season (TVLine.com); and former "Grey's Anatomy" co-star Chyler Leigh has released a statement about her departure from the series (TVLine.com).