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[05/22/14 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 22
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

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

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CROWN, THE (Netflix, New!) - Academy Award nominees Peter Morgan (The Queen, Frost/Nixon) and Stephen Daldry (Billy Elliot, The Hours) are reportedly developing a new series at the streaming service based on their recent play "The Audience." Said effort "centers on the weekly audiences given by Queen Elizabeth II to prime ministers that date back from her accession in 1952 to the present day." Sony Pictures Television is behind the project, which will also be executive produced by Andy Harries, Robert Fox and Matthew Byam Shaw with Daldry directing from a script by Morgan. (THR.com)


RETURNED, THE (A&E; W: Carlton Cuse & Raelle Tucker; D: TBA) - Mark Pellegrino ("The Tomorrow People") is the first to be cast in the upcoming drama, which focuses on a small town that is turned upside down when several local people, who have been long presumed dead suddenly reappear, bringing with them both positive and detrimental consequences. He will play the rugged Jack, "father of 20-year-old twin girls Lena, and Camille, who died in a school bus crash four years ago at age 16 and are now coming back." (Deadline.com)


AND IN OTHER NEWS... - Mo'Nique and Khandi Alexander have been cast as Ma Rainey, one of the first professional blues singers, and Viola, Bessie's older, respectively, in HBO's Queen Latifah-led "Bessie" biopic (Deadline.com); Jason Ensler has joined FOX's "Red Band Society" as an executive producer/in-house director (Deadline.com); Richie Keen has likewise signed onto FXX's Tracy Morgan-led comedy as a co-executive producer/director (Deadline.com); Christian Borle will recur on "Masters of Sex" as Francis Masters, the brother of Michael Sheen's William Masters (Deadline.com); "Intelligence" alum Michael Seitzman has signed a new two-year overall deal with ABC Studios (Deadline.com); and "Chicago Fire" co-executive producer Andrea Newman has inked an overall deal with producer Universal Television (Deadline.com).






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· BESSIE (HBO)
· CHICAGO FIRE (NBC)
· CROWN, THE (NETFLIX)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· INTELLIGENCE (CBS)
· MASTERS OF SEX (SHOWTIME)
· RED BAND SOCIETY (FOX)
· RETURNED, THE (A AND E)
· TOMORROW PEOPLE, THE (CW)
· UNTITLED TRACY MORGAN PROJECT (FX)





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