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[05/17/17 - 11:49 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 17
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

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

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KATRINA: AMERICAN CRIME STORY (FX) - Dennis Quaid has been tapped to play President George W. Bush in the upcoming installment of the franchise, which "will tell the story of America's response to the devastating 2005 storm." (Deadline.com)
MAN IN THE HIGH CASTLE, THE (Amazon) - William Forsythe has been cast as J. Edgar Hoover, "the powerful and controversial first Director of the FBI," on the show's third season. (Deadline.com)
RANSOM (CBS) - While "Doubt," "Pure Genius" and "Training Day" were MIA from the Eye's 2017-18 plans announced today, Frank Spotnitz took to Twitter with the news that while "Ransom" was likewise absent it remains under consideration for a second season. (@FrankSpotnitz)
SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (NBC) - Bobby Moynihan is departing the series after nine seasons with his final episode set for this weekend. Said development follows the pickup of his CBS comedy "Me, Myself & I," which he co-stars. (Deadline.com)





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· AMERICAN CRIME STORY (FX)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· DOUBT (CBS)
· MAN IN THE HIGH CASTLE, THE (AMAZON)
· PURE GENIUS (CBS)
· RANSOM (CBS)
· SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (NBC)
· TRAINING DAY (CBS)





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