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[04/13/16 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, April 13
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

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

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CHANCE (Hulu/Fox 21; W: Alexandra Cunningham & Kem Nunn; D: Lenny Abrahamson) - Diane Farr ("Numb3rs") is set to recur on the Hugh Laurie-led drama, about Eldon Chance, a San Francisco-based forensic neuropsychiatrist. After an ill-advised decision regarding an alluring patient who may or may not be struggling with a multiple personality disorder (Gretchen Mol), Chance finds himself in the crosshairs of her abusive spouse (Paul Adelstein), who also happens to be a ruthless police detective. She'll play Christina, Chance's ex-wife. "Perpetually irritated and quick to sense criticism, Christina is now an aspiring photographer with a dyslexic personal trainer boyfriend and an endlessly renewable resentment toward her former husband." (Deadline.com)


AND IN OTHER NEWS... - "Gang Related" creator Chris Morgan has signed a three-year overall deal with Universal Television (Deadline.com); Lesley Nicol has booked a recurring, yet-to-be-revealed role on ABC's "The Catch" (Deadline.com); Daryl Gregory's upcoming book "Spoonbenders," about "an eccentric family of magicians," has been optioned by Paramount Television (THR.com); Jeff Hephner will drop by "Chicago Med" in his former "Chicago Fire" role Jeff Clarke (TVLine.com); Joanne Kelly is set to recur on "Zoo" as "the Deputy Secretary of Defense who is actively seeking a solution to the animal crisis" (TVLine.com); Caitlin FitzGerald is bound for two episodes of "New Girl" as "an old medical-school friend of Jess' on-again beau, Sam (David Walton)" (TVLine.com); and Ioan Gruffudd will visit "UnReal" as "a tech billionaire by the name of John Booth, who sets his sights on Quinn King (Constance Zimmer)" (Variety.com).






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· CATCH, THE (ABC)
· CHANCE (HULU)
· CHICAGO FIRE (NBC)
· CHICAGO MED (NBC)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· GANG RELATED (FOX)
· NEW GIRL (FOX)
· NUMB3RS (CBS)
· UNREAL (LIFETIME)
· ZOO (CBS)





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