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[06/08/17 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, June 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!


COCAINE GODMOTHER (Lifetime) - The Catherine Zeta-Jones-led docudrama has cast Jenny Pellicer as Carolina, "one of Griselda's female lovers"; Raul Mendez as Dario, "associate of Pablo Escobar and Griselda's third husband"; Jose Julian as Uber, "Griselda's second-oldest son (she had 4 boys)"; Juan Pablo Espinosa as Alberto, "one of Griselda's criminal associates, and her second husband"; and Warren Christie as Jimmy, "DEA agent who hunted her down." (Deadline.com)
LAW & ORDER TRUE CRIME (NBC) - Sam Jaeger has been cast as Detective Les Zoeller, "the Beverly Hills Police Department detective assigned to the investigation into the shotgun murders of Jose and Kitty Menendez." (Deadline.com)
SACKETT SISTERS, THE (NBC) - The Peacock has formally passed on the Casey Wilson/Busy Philipps-led comedy pilot, from executive producers Luke Del Tredici, Tina Fey and Robert Carlock. (Deadline.com)
SNOWPIERCER (TNT) - Mickey Sumner (Frances Ha) has boarded the movie-turned-drama pilot as Bess Till: "Thoughtful, empathetic and savvy, Bess is a brakeman, part of the train's security force. She finds herself at the center of a mystery that rocks the train's uneasy status quo." (Deadline.com)





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· COCAINE GODMOTHER (LIFETIME)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· LAW & ORDER TRUE CRIME (NBC)
· SACKETT SISTERS, THE (NBC)
· SNOWPIERCER (TNT)





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