[07/06/16 - 11:23 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, July 6
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

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

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DIMENSION 404 (Hulu) - Matt Lauria, Utkarsh Ambudkar and Malcolm Barrett are among the latest bound for the anthology series. Lauria will play Evan, "a handsome and good-natured boyfriend-turned-husband, who helps his family try to normalize their lives in a deadly post-apocalyptic world"; while Ambudkar is set as Alex, "a studious, shy physics grad student whose limits of friendship are tested when Sue (Ashley Rickards) drags him into a time-travel adventure from a 90's cartoon, suddenly made real"; with Barrett as Chris, "a brilliant, basement-dwelling programmer for the NSA's top secret data-collection program. He joins Megan Mullally and Constance Wu who also star in this episode." (Deadline.com)
MASTERS OF SEX (Showtime) - Andre Royo has been cast as Sammy Davis Jr., "who will meet Masters and Johnson (played by Michael Sheen and Lizzy Caplan, respectively) when he performs on 'Playboy After Dark' this season." (Variety.com)
SHAMELESS (Showtime) - Co-star Emmy Rossum will go behind the camera and direct the show's fourth episode this season. (THR.com)
UNCLE BUCK (ABC) - Co-star James Lesure took to Twitter with the news the Alphabet has pulled the plug on the series following its summer run. (@JamesLesure)
UNDER THE DOME (CBS) - Former executive producer Neal Baer has inked an overall deal 20th Century Fox Television where he'll develop new series projects via his Baer Bones Productions banner. (Deadline.com)

  [july 2016]  


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