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[07/13/15 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Monday, July 13
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!


GOOD BEHAVIOR (TNT, New!) - Michelle Dockery ("Downton Abbey") is set to star in a potential drama at the cable channel which "tells the story of Letty Dobesh (Dockery), a thief and a con artist whose life is always one wrong turn, one bad decision from implosion - which is exactly how she likes it." Chad Hodge and Blake Crouch are behind the hour, which is based on the latter's Letty Dobesh books. "Fresh out of prison, Letty is attempting to stay afloat. But when she overhears a hitman being hired to kill a man's wife, she sets out to derail the job, setting her on a collision course with the killer and entangling them in a dangerous and seductive relationship." (Deadline.com)


GOOD GIRLS REVOLT, THE (Amazon/TriStar; W: Dana Calvo; D: TBA) - Anna Camp and Genevieve Angelson are the first to be cast in the drama pilot, "set in 1969 at the beginning of the women's rights movement when a group of young women at the hottest magazine in the world ask to be treated fairly, setting off a convulsive chain of events." Camp will play Jane, "a highly skilled, couture wearing and straight arrow star researcher at the mag"; with Angelson as Patti Robinson, "a wild-haired tenacious researcher and an adventurous flower child who just back to New York after a transformative six months in San Francisco." (Deadline.com)


AND IN OTHER NEWS... - Bravo has renewed "Vanderpump Rules" for a fourth season (Variety.com); "People Are Talking" and "Uncle Buck" executive producer Will Packer has re-upped his overall deal with Universal Television for two more years (Deadline.com); Nathan Lane has been cast as famed attorney F. Lee Bailey in FX's "American Crime Story" (Deadline.com); Sidse Babbett Knudsen, Eion Bailey, Jimmi Simpson and Clifton Collins, Jr. have all joined the cast of HBO's "Westworld" with Knudsen succeeding Miranda Otto as Theresa Cullen (Deadline.com); and Allison Tolman and Coby Bell will both recur on Amazon's upcoming original "Mad Dogs" (THR.com).






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· AMERICAN CRIME STORY (FX)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· DOWNTON ABBEY (PBS)
· GOOD BEHAVIOR (TNT)
· GOOD GIRLS REVOLT (AMAZON)
· MAD DOGS (AMAZON)
· TRUTH BE TOLD (NBC)
· UNCLE BUCK (ABC)
· VANDERPUMP RULES (BRAVO)
· WESTWORLD (HBO)





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