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[07/18/14 - 11:32 PM]
Development Update: Friday, July 18
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

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

Looking to keep track of all the various projects in development? Click here to visit our signature "Devwatch" section. There visitors can view our listings by network, genre, studio and even development stage (ordered to pilot, cast-contingent, script, etc.). It's updated every day!


AND IN OTHER NEWS... - The CW's "Hart of Dixie" will return for just 10 episodes at midseason (TVLine.com); Showtime is reportedly casting to replace the late Philip Seymour Hoffman on "Happy-ish," adding a new lead won't necessarily lead to a series commitment (Deadline.com); Xbox's "Halo" series may find a new home at Showtime (Deadline.com); Wentworth Miller has been cast as Leonard Snart - better known as Captain Cold - on The CW's "The Flash" (Deadline.com); René Echevarria has signed a premium two-script deal with Legendary Television (Deadline.com);

Steven Pasquale is bound for two episodes of "The Good Wife" as "one of the top campaign managers in the country who Eli Gold (Alan Cumming) is trying to convince to run Alicia's (Julianna Margulies) possible campaign" (Deadline.com); Ernie Hudson will recur on Lifetime's "The Lottery" as "a former Attorney General who uses his access to get the truth about his son (August Richard)" (Deadline.com); Alexandra Shipp will succeed Zendaya Coleman in Lifetime's biopic "Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B" (@WendyWilliams); Jaime Pressly will recur on "Mom" this fall as "a newly sober woman who at times is more than Christy (Anna Faris) can handle" (THR.com); Ryan Sands will guest on the season premiere of "Castle" as "a Hamptons police sergeant who helps Beckett investigate the most difficult case of her career" (TVLine.com); and Josie Loren is bound for "The Mentalist" as "the newest addition to Patrick Jane's FBI crew, a rookie fresh out of the FBI Academy" (TVLine.com).






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· AALIYAH: PRINCESS OF R&B (LIFETIME)
· CASTLE (ABC)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· FLASH, THE (CW)
· GOOD WIFE, THE (CBS)
· HAPPYISH (SHOWTIME)
· HART OF DIXIE (CW)
· LOTTERY, THE (LIFETIME)
· MENTALIST, THE (CBS)
· MOM (CBS)
· UNTITLED HALO PROJECT (SHOWTIME)





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