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[06/02/16 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, June 2
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!


AMERICAN HORROR STORY (FX) - Director/producer Brad Buecker has signed a multi-year overall deal with producer 20th Century Fox Television. He'll continue as an executive producer as well as develop his own series projects at the studio. (Deadline.com)
BARRY (HBO) - The Bill Hader-led half-hour comedy pilot - about an ex-Marine who works as a low-rent hitman in the Midwest; lonely and dissatisfied in his life he begrudgingly travels to Los Angeles to kill someone and ends up finding an accepting community in a group of eager hopefuls within the L.A. theater scene - has reportedly been ordered to series. (Deadline.com)
PRETTY LITTLE LIARS (Freeform) - Brant Daugherty will return to Rosewood as Noel Kahn for the show's upcoming seventh season after being MIA last season. (Variety.com)
THAT'S MY BUS (FOX, New!) - Dan Perlman and Will Julian have scored a pilot presentation from the network for an animated comedy billed as "a fast-paced ride into the world (and mind) of New York City bus driver Bill Russell. Passionate about his bus yet possessed of a stubborn worldview, Bill uses every bump and turn in the road to teach his son important life lessons while simultaneous driving his wife, passengers and boss crazy." Tom Brady ("Chozen") will serve as showrunner. No studio was indicated. (THR.com)
UNTITLED SETH MACFARLANE PROJECT (FOX) - Liz Heldens ("Camp") has inked a two-year overall deal with 20th Century Fox Television, where she'll join the studio's straight-to-series project from Seth MacFarlane for FOX as an executive producer. (Deadline.com)





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· AMERICAN HORROR STORY (FX)
· BARRY (HBO)
· CAMP (NBC)
· CHOZEN (FX)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· ORVILLE, THE (FOX)
· PRETTY LITTLE LIARS (FREEFORM)
· THAT'S MY BUS (FOX)





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