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[05/20/15 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 20
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... - AMC will set up writers' rooms on three of its dramas - "Goliath," "Lodge 49" and "The Son" - with an eye towards straight-to-series orders off of three to five completed backup scripts rather than traditional pilot orders (Deadline.com); Endemol Shine Studios has optioned Michelle Miller's upcoming debut novel "The Underwriting" to develop into a TV series (Deadline.com); Gbenga Akinnagbe has been tapped to play journalist Dennis Schatzman on FX's "American Crime Story" (Deadline.com); Danny Pino's Amaro won't return for season 17 of "Law & Order: SVU" (THR.com); Julie Ann Emery will drop by "Masters of Sex" for two episodes as "a woman who seeks help dealing with a unique relationship" (THR.com); and Skeet Ulrich is bound for A&E's "Unforgettable" as Eddie Martin, the husband of Poppy Montgomery's Carrie, a role originated by Michael Dempsey (TVLine.com).






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· AMERICAN CRIME STORY (FX)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· GOLIATH (AMC)
· LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT (NBC)
· LODGE 49 (AMC)
· MASTERS OF SEX (SHOWTIME)
· SON, THE (AMC)
· UNFORGETTABLE (A AND E)





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