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[08/05/15 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 5
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

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

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HORRORSTÖR (FOX, New!) - Josh Schwartz and Michael Vukadinovich are spearheading a small screen take on Grady Hendrix's novel about "26-year-old Amy, who, newly sober, she lands a job at ORSK, the U.S. Flagship of the European furniture superstore. It feels like just the opportunity she's needed to get her life back on track, but as Amy comes to discover, the store actually preys upon its customers' desires to a supernatural degree, selling products that make their wishes and fantasies come true in unexpected and insidious ways." ABC Studios is behind the hour, which has a put pilot commitment. Schwartz, Charlie Kaufman, David Borgenicht, The Jackal Group's Gail Berman and Fake Empire's Stephanie Savage will also executive produce with Vukadinovich as a co-executive producer. Hendrix will serve as a consultant. (Deadline.com)


AND IN OTHER NEWS... - Kim Raver will drop by two episodes of "Bones" as FBI Special Agent Grace Miller, "who is involved in the investigation surrounding the disappearance of FBI Special Agent Seeley Booth" (Deadline.com); Mara Brock Akil and Salim Akil's Akil Productions has signed a three-year overall deal with Warner Bros. Television (Deadline.com); AnnaLynne McCord will recur on "Secrets & Lies" as "the outspoken, slightly inappropriate housewife of Patrick Warner, the third child of private equity magnate" (Deadline.com);

Jon Harmon Feldman is in talks to join "Blood & Oil" as co-showrunner alongside co-creator Josh Pate, assuming the day-to-day duties from Cynthia Cidre, who will remain with the show (Deadline.com); Robert Knepper has been cast as Blaine's (David Anders) father on "iZombie" (EW.com); and Marisol Nichols will visit "Teen Wolf" as "the mysterious Desert Wolf, who will soon come face to face with daughter Malia for the first time since their fateful separation" (TVLine.com).






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· BLOOD & OIL (ABC)
· BONES (FOX)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· HORRORSTOR (FOX)
· IZOMBIE (CW)
· SECRETS & LIES (ABC)
· TEEN WOLF (MTV)





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