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[06/26/15 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Friday, June 26
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!


FALLING WATER (USA/UCP; W: Blake Masters & Henry Bromell; D: Juan Carlos Fresnadillo) - Lizzie Brocheré ("American Horror Story: Asylum") has been tapped as the female lead on the drama pilot, about three unrelated people, who slowly realize that they are dreaming separate parts of a single common dream. She'll play Tess, "a cutting edge trend spotter with an uncanny ability to predict the next big thing, who is haunted by nightly dreams of an absent child." David Ajala also stars. (Deadline.com)


AND IN OTHER NEWS... - Amazon's recently launched "Catastrophe" is set for a second season (@robdelaney); music video director Melina Masoukas is set to helm HBO's Issa Rae-led comedy pilot "Insecure" (Deadline.com); Tyra Ferrell will recur on "Empire" as "a lawyer who comes in contact with the Lyon family" (Deadline.com); Aislinn Paul is the latest bound for NBC's "Heroes Reborn" in a yet-to-be-revealed role (Deadline.com); "Grandfathered" creator Danny Chun has signed a new two-year overall deal with producer ABC Studios (Deadline.com); "The Killing" creator Veena Sud has closed a development deal with the newly merged Fox 21 TV Studios (Deadline.com);

Liza Lapira has joined the cast of FOX's "The Guide to Surviving Life" as Leslie Barrett, succeeding Maureen Sebastian from the original pilot (Deadline.com); Ron Yuan has signed onto Netflix's "Marco Polo" as new cast member Prince Nayan (Deadline.com); Jolene Purdy has scored an arc on "Orange Is the New Black" in an unspecified role (Deadline.com); Sinqua Walls is bound for "Once Upon a Time" as Lancelot, former knight of the Round Table (EW.com); Mark Valley, Jean-Luc Bilodeau, Joanna Vannicola, Henderson Wade and Susan Hogan are among the new faces heading for "Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce" (TVLine.com); and Jessica Lucas has been tapped as Tabitha Galavan (a.k.a. DC Comics villain Tigress) on "Gotham" (TVLine.com).






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· AMERICAN HORROR STORY (FX)
· CATASTROPHE (AMAZON)
· COOPER BARRETT'S GUIDE TO SURVIVING LIFE (FOX)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· EMPIRE (FOX)
· FALLING WATER (USA)
· GIRLFRIENDS' GUIDE TO DIVORCE (BRAVO)
· GOTHAM (FOX)
· GRANDFATHERED (FOX)
· HEROES (NBC)
· INSECURE (HBO)
· KILLING, THE (NETFLIX)
· MARCO POLO (NETFLIX)
· ONCE UPON A TIME (ABC)
· ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK (NETFLIX)





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