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[12/08/16 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, December 8
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!


12 MONKEYS (Syfy) - James Callis has been tapped for a recurring role on the show's third season as "a rebellious and enigmatic time-traveler raised throughout history by the Army of the 12 Monkeys, one whose conflicted personal and emotional path will change everything for James Cole (Aaron Stanford) and Dr. Cassandra Railly (Amanda Schull)." (EW.com)
CELEBRITY APPRENTICE, THE (NBC) - President-elect Donald Trump will remain as an executive producer on the upcoming season alongside the previously announced Mark Burnett, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Page Feldman and Eric Van Wagenen. (Variety.com)
GOOD GIRLS (A.K.A. UNTITLED JENNA BANS PROJECT) (NBC) - The Peacock has formally ordered the drama - about "three good girl suburban wives and mothers who suddenly find themselves in desperate circumstances and decide to stop playing it safe, and risk everything to take their power back" - to pilot. NBC previously gave the project a put pilot commitment back in September. (Deadline.com)
KINGDOM (Audience) - Kirk Acevedo ("12 Monkeys") has been tapped for an arc on the show's third season as "a former fighter and new coach at Navy St. MMA gym." (Deadline.com)
MOLLY (Lifetime, New!) - Melissa Rundle (Cup of Love) has sold a new drama to the cable channel about "a straight-A prep student with Ivy League ambitions who is forced to forge a new path in order to support her family. She teams up with a juvie-bound boy in the prescription drug business, and unexpectedly finds herself falling for him." Superb Entertainment's Meryl Poster will also executive produce alongside Samantha Olsson Shear and Jason Netter of Kickstart Productions. (Deadline.com)
ORVILLE (FOX) - British actor Mark Jackson has been cast in the Seth MacFarlane sci-fi drama. He'll play a member of the ship's crew. (Deadline.com)
POWER PLAYBOOK, THE (Lifetime, New!) - La La Anthony's bestseller is being developed as a drama at the cable channel about "a group of women who use sports strategies to help in both their personal and professional lives. Through incredible highs and devastating lows, they stick together through life's twists and turns." Neena Beber is penning the script and executive producing alongside Anthony, Superb Entertainment's Meryl Poster and Flavor Unit's Queen Latifah and Shakim Compere. (Deadline.com)
TIMELESS (NBC) - Annie Wersching is slated to recur on the series as Emma Whitmore, "a reclusive woman hiding out in a cabin deep in the woods who is of mysterious importance to Flynn (Goran Visnjic)." (Deadline.com)
UNTITLED BOJANA NOVAKOVIC PROJECT (CBS, New!) - Bojana Novakovic ("Rake") is set to star in a multi-camera comedy for the Eye about "a dutiful, people-pleasing daughter at the center of a family that's breaking apart and explores what it means to be single and looking for love from the perspective of three age groups." Kate Gersten and Tucker Cawley will co-write the half-hour alongside Novakovic with Andrew Stearn, Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner and Liza Chasin also serving as executive producers for Working Title Television and CBS Television Studios. (Deadline.com)





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· 12 MONKEYS (SYFY)
· APPRENTICE, THE (NBC)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· GOOD GIRLS (NBC)
· KINGDOM (AUDIENCE)
· MOLLY (LIFETIME)
· ORVILLE, THE (HULU)
· POWER PLAYBOOK, THE (LIFETIME)
· RAKE (FOX)
· TIMELESS (NBC)
· UNTITLED BOJANA NOVAKOVIC PROJECT (CBS)





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