[01/08/14 - 11:02 PM] Development Update: Wednesday, January 8 By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)
LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- The latest development news, culled from recent wire reports:
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MARRY ME (NBC/Sony; W: David Caspe; D: Seth Gordon) - David Caspe's single-camera comedy - about "a young couple who get engaged, something they quickly realize is harder than it looks" - has been greenlit to pilot by the Peacock. Seth Gordon ("The Goldbergs") is also on board to helm and executive produce the half-hour, which comes from Jamie Tarses' Sony Pictures Television-based FanFare banner. (Deadline.com)ROSEMARY'S BABY (NBC; W: James Wong & Scott Abbott; D: Agnieszka Holland) - Zoe Saldana (Avatar) has been tapped for the title role on the mini-series, about a young married couple who move into a Paris apartment that has a haunted past. After getting pregnant, the wife becomes increasingly suspicious that both her husband and their neighbors will have ulterior motives when her child is born. Mia Farrow originated the role in Roman Polanski's 1968 feature adaptation of Ira Levin's infamous novel. Production is set to begin shortly in Paris. (Deadline.com)