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[07/14/15 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, July 14
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!


BERLIN STATION (Epix/Paramount; W: Olen Steinhauer; D: Michaël Roskam) - Richard Jenkins ("Olive Kitteridge") is the first to be cast on the upcoming drama, about Daniel Meyer, a newly anointed case officer who has arrived at the CIA foreign station in Berlin, Germany to uncover the source of a leak who has supplied information to a now-famous whistleblower named Thomas Shaw. He'll play Steven Frost, "a veteran of the Cold War who serves as the CIA's Chief of the Berlin Station." (Deadline.com)


EMERALD CITY (NBC/Universal; W: David Schulner ; D: Tarsem Singh) - Oliver Jackson Cohen, Ana Ularu and Gerran Howell have all been cast in the upcoming drama, in which Dorothy Gale (Adria Arjona) and her K9 police dog are transported to another world, one far removed from our own - a mystical land of competing kingdoms, lethal warriors, dark magic and a bloody battle for supremacy. The former will play the "handsome, mysterious and quick-witted" Lucas; with Ularu as West, "a force of nature who has entered an unholy alliance with the Wizard"; and Howell as the "brave, adventurous and perpetually positive" Jack. In addition, Tarsem Singh (Self/less) has been tapped to direct all 10 episodes of the series. (Deadline.com)


AND IN OTHER NEWS... - Peter Krause has been tapped as the new male lead on ABC's "The Catch," taking over for Damon Dayoub as Keiran Booth (Deadline.com); Sony Pictures Animation and Nelvana Studio are developing a TV series based on the feature "Hotel Transylvania" (Deadline.com); Mahedi Rakib and Katherine Crawford will both recur on "Graceland" beginning with its fifth episode (THR.com); Justin Kirk and Tara Summers will visit "You're the Worst" as "a couple whom Gretchen (Aya Cash) meets at the local coffee shop" (THR.com); Fred Willard will drop by ABC Family's "Kevin from Work" as "a veteran actor who befriends Roxie (Jordan Hinson), the sister of the series' titular character" (TVLine.com); and Jonathan Betuel is working on a new "The Last Starfighter"-themed TV show (Variety.com).






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· BERLIN STATION (EPIX)
· CATCH, THE (ABC)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· EMERALD CITY (NBC)
· GRACELAND (USA)
· HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA (DISNEY)
· KEVIN FROM WORK (ABC FAMILY)
· OLIVE KITTERIDGE (HBO)
· YOU'RE THE WORST (FXX)





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