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[05/16/17 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 16
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!


LOVECRAFT COUNTRY (HBO, New!) - Misha Green ("Underground"), Jordan Peele's Monkeypaw Productions and J.J. Abrams's Bad Robot Productions are set to team for a new drama which "focuses on 25-year-old Atticus Black. After his father goes missing, Black joins up with his friend Letitia and his Uncle George to embark on a road trip across 1950s Jim Crow America to find him. This begins a struggle to survive and overcome both the racist terrors of white America and the malevolent spirits that could be ripped from a Lovecraft paperback." The Warner Bros. Television-based project, which is based on Matt Ruff's 2016 novel, has been given a straight-to-series order by the pay channel with Peele, Abrams, Ben Stephenson and writer Green executive producing. (Deadline.com)





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