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[05/08/15 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 8 - Odds & Ends
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

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

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BIG LITTLE LIES (HBO, New!) - The proposed Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon-led limited series has found a home at the pay channel. Based on Australian author Liane Moriarty's book of the same name, the project is billed as "a subversive comedy which tells the tale of three mothers of kindergartners whose apparently perfect lives unravel to the point of murder." David E. Kelley is penning the adaptation via his David E. Kelley Productions banner, with Pacific Standard's Witherspoon and Bruna Papandrea as well as Blossom Films' Kidman and Per Saari also among the executive producers. Moriarty will also receive a producing credit. (Deadline.com)


YOU THE JURY (NBC, New!) - Wolf Reality and Magical Elves are set to team for a potential hour-long reality series at the Peacock "that will give viewers a chance to decide the verdict in real-life civil cases." The former's Dick Wolf and Tom Thayer and the latter's Dan Cutforth and Jane Lipsitz will executive produce. No other specifics were given. (Deadline.com)


2015-16 BROADCAST PILOTS... - CBS is said to have passed on various projects, including dramas "LFE," "For Justice" and "Sneaky Pete" and comedies "Happy Life", "Taxi 22" and the untitled half-hours from Tommy Johnagin and Dan O'Shannon/Peter Warren (Deadline.com); ABC won't be moving forward with dramas "Mix," "Runner," "Kingmakers," "The Advocate" (which might be shopped elsewhere) and "Broad Squad" (but may be reworked) as well as comedies "Chevy," "The 46 Percenters," "The King of 7B," "The Diva, The Doc & The Joc" (formerly "All Stars") and "Golden State" (formerly "Warriors") (Deadline.com); and CBS Television Studios is reportedly making the cable and digital rounds with its pilot "Tales from the Darkside, which The CW passed on yesterday (Deadline.com).


AND IN OTHER NEWS... - Ryan O'Connell's book "I'm Special: And Other Lies We Tell Ourselves" is being developed as a comedy series by Warner Bros. Television and That's Wonderful Productions' Jim Parsons and Todd Spiewak (Deadline.com); Terence Paul Winter has been tapped to succeed David Amann as showrunner of "Castle" (Deadline.com); Josh Bycel and Jonathan Fener has inked a two-year overall with Universal Television, where they'll serve as executive producers on the studio's NBC comedy "Telenovela" (Deadline.com); Amanda Tapping will visit Syfy's "Killjoys" as "a fiercely clever scientist in one episode at the back half of the season" (THR.com); and E.J. Bonilla has joined the cast of A&E's "Unforgettable" revival as Denny Padilla, "a new team member at the Major Cases division and a fast-rising star within the NYPD" (TVLine.com).






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· 46 PERCENTERS, THE (ABC)
· ADVOCATE, THE (ABC)
· BIG LITTLE LIES (HBO)
· BROAD SQUAD (ABC)
· CASTLE (ABC)
· CHEVY (ABC)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· DIVA THE DOC AND THE JOC, THE (ABC)
· FOR JUSTICE (CBS)
· GOLDEN STATE (ABC)
· HAPPY LIFE (CBS)
· KILLJOYS (SYFY)
· KING OF 7B, THE (ABC)
· KINGMAKERS (ABC)
· LAW & ORDER: YOU THE JURY (NBC)
· LFE (CBS)
· MIX (ABC)
· RUNNER (ABC)
· SNEAKY PETE (AMAZON)
· TALES FROM THE DARKSIDE (CW)
· TAXI 22 (CBS)
· TELENOVELA (NBC)
· UNFORGETTABLE (A AND E)
· UNTITLED O'SHANNON & WARREN PROJECT (CBS)
· UNTITLED TOMMY JOHNAGIN PROJECT (CBS)





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