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[07/15/15 - 11:40 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, July 15
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) - Will Yun Lee ("Strike Back") is the latest addition to drama pilot, about three unrelated people on a quest for something that can only be found in their subconscious, who slowly realize that they are dreaming separate parts of a single common dream. He's set as Taka, "an intuitive NYPD detective whose leap of faith insights put him on the trail of an obscure dream-obsessed cult." Lizzie Brochere and David Ajala also star. (THR.com)


HIGHSTON (Amazon; W: Bob Nelson; D: Jonathan Dayton & Valerie Faris) - Mary Lynn Rajskub ("24: Live Another Day") has joined the cast of the single-camera comedy, about Highston Liggets, a kind 19-year-old perched on the edge of adulthood who retreats into his vast imagination, where famous friends are his companions and mentors. She'll play his mother, Jean. (Deadline.com)


AND IN OTHER NEWS... - Richard T. Jones is bound for eight episodes of "American Horror Story: Hotel" as "a Los Angeles police Homicide Detective" (Deadline.com); Sunkrish Bala has scored an arc on "Castle" as "a high-strung, tech analyst with a complicated past" (Deadline.com); Anabelle Acosta is bound for ABC's "Quantico" as "recruit Nathalie Vazquez, a former cop from Laredo, Texas" (Deadline.com); Tao Okamoto will recur on Amazon's "The Man in the High Castle" (Deadline.com); Elizabeth Blackmore, Scarlett Byrne and Teressa Liane are among the new faces set on "The Vampire Diaries" (THR.com);

Michael Ironside has been cast as Lewis Snart, "the estranged, abusive father of villains Leonard (Wentworth Miller) and Lisa (Peyton List)" on "The Flash" (THR.com); Nikki Reed has joined the cast of "Sleepy Hollow" as Betsy Ross, "a secret operative within George Washington's mysterious ring of spies" (THR.com); FOX plans to stage a crossover event between Thursday companions "Bones" and "Sleepy Hollow" this season (TVLine.com); and Scott Wolf's Scott Clemmens has been upped to series regular on "The Night Shift" (Variety.com).






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· 24 (FOX)
· AMERICAN HORROR STORY (FX)
· BONES (FOX)
· CASTLE (ABC)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· FALLING WATER (USA)
· FLASH, THE (CW)
· HIGHSTON (AMAZON)
· MAN IN THE HIGH CASTLE, THE (AMAZON)
· NIGHT SHIFT, THE (NBC)
· QUANTICO (ABC)
· SLEEPY HOLLOW (FOX)
· STRIKE BACK (CINEMAX)
· VAMPIRE DIARIES, THE (CW)





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