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[06/16/15 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, June 16
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

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

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AND IN OTHER NEWS... - Kimberly Elise, Kristen Ariza and Malcolm Gets have all been cast in HBO's "Confirmation" as Sonia Jarvis, Judy Smith and Arlen Specter, respectively (Deadline.com); Annie Parisse and Ken Marino will both visit HBO's "Untitled Rock 'n' Roll Project" as Andrea Zito, "a tough as nails PR rep for a competing record company," and Jackie Jervis, "a cunning A&R executive from a rival record company" (Deadline.com); "Limitless" and "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" helmer Marc Webb has inked a two-year overall deal with producer CBS Television Studios where he'll continue as an executive producer on the former (Deadline.com); Elizabeth Banks and Max Handelman's Brownstone Productions has signed a multi-year overall deal with Warner Bros. Television (Deadline.com); "Togetherness" co-creators Jay and Mark Duplass have entered into a two-year overall deal with HBO (Deadline.com);

Regina King is set to return to "American Crime" next season as a series regular (Deadline.com); "Marco Polo" helmer Alik Sakharov has signed a first-look deal with producer The Weinstein Company (Deadline.com); Shawn Hatosy will recur on "Fear the Walking Dead" as "a well-intentioned but out of his element military man with a soulful disposition" (Deadline.com); Madison McLaughlin will recur on "Chicago PD" as "a rough and tumble bad girl with a troubled past who is just looking for guidance and spends her time boxing" after guest starring in the season finale (Deadline.com); Lewis Black has been cast as Ezra Merkin in ABC's limited series "Madoff" (THR.com); and Laurence Dobiesz is bound for "Outlander" as Alex Randall, "the younger brother of the villainous Jack Randall" (TheWrap.com).






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· AMERICAN CRIME (ABC)
· CHICAGO PD (NBC)
· CONFIRMATION (HBO)
· CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND (CW)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· FEAR THE WALKING DEAD (AMC)
· LIMITLESS (CBS)
· MADOFF (ABC)
· MARCO POLO (NETFLIX)
· OUTLANDER (STARZ)
· TOGETHERNESS (HBO)
· VINYL (HBO)





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