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[11/11/15 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, November 11
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!


BROOKLYN ANIMAL CONTROL (USA/UCP; W: J.T. Petty; D: Brian Kirk) - Daniel Zovatto (It Follows) is the latest to be cast in the Stephen Graham-led drama pilot, based on the comic book of the same name which follows the inner workings of a secret subdivision of the NYPD that functions as social services for some of the city's most unique citizens - werewolves. He'll play Donovan Crean, "an unemployed drunk and car thief in debt to all the wrong people whose world turns upside down with the startling revelation that his father, Brooklyn Animal Control officer John Crean (Graham), manages werewolves for a living." (Deadline.com)


MAX (HBO; W: Murray Miller; D: Lena Dunham) - Zoe Kazan has been tapped as the new lead on the comedy pilot, about "set in 1963 about the struggles of second-wave feminism, centered on an ambitious magazine writer, Maxine Woodruff (Kazan), looking for liberation." She'll take over for Lisa Joyce, who will instead focus on Issa Rae's "Insecure," which was recently ordered to series. Kazan also co-stars in George Pelecanos and David Simon's "The Deuce." Jenni Konner and Ilene Landress also executive produce alongside Miller and Miller. (Deadline.com)


STARTERS (FX, New!) - Writer Dan Kennedy and director Will Graham are set to team for a potential comedy at the cable channel "set in America's true underbelly of chemical addiction and appetizers: corporate theme restaurant chains." Ed Helms and Mike Falbo will also executive produce via their Pacific Electric Picture Co. banner. No studio was given. (Deadline.com)


WORK MARRIED (ABC, New!) - Michael Showalter and Christina Lee ("Wet Hot American Summer") have sold a multi-camera comedy to the Alphabet about "the lives of unconventional Vermont state senator Michael Sherman and his type-A overachieving chief of staff Christina Kim, which are turned upside down when they realize their work marriage is the only relationship they've got left." Principato-Young Entertainment's Peter Principato will also executive produce for Warner Bros. Television. (Deadline.com)


AND IN OTHER NEWS... - Spike TV has shelved its Jerry Bruckheimer-produced drama "Harvest" over "problems casting the lead" (THR.com); Arjay Smith will recur on "Major Crimes" as Dennis Price (Deadline.com); Bong Joon-ho's 2013 Korean feature "Snowpiercer" is being developed as a TV series by Tomorrow Studios and writer Josh Friedman (Deadline.com); and Victoria Smurfit is set to return to "Once Upon a Time" as Cruella de Vil (TVLine.com).






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· BROOKLYN ANIMAL CONTROL (USA)
· DEUCE, THE (HBO)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· HARVEST (SPIKE TV)
· INSECURE (HBO)
· MAJOR CRIMES (TNT)
· MAX (HBO)
· ONCE UPON A TIME (ABC)
· STARTERS (FX)
· WET HOT AMERICAN SUMMER: FIRST DAY OF CAMP (NETFLIX)
· WORK MARRIED (ABC)





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