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[07/05/17 - 11:15 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, July 5
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!


COUNTERPART (Starz) - Rahul Parikh will recur on the long-in-the-works drama as Max, "a loyal associate of Ian Shaw's (Nicholas Pinnock). Max is a resourceful agent with a deep wealth of underworld connections that help his cause." (Deadline.com)
GRAVES (Epix) - Michael Cyril Creighton will recur on the upcoming season as Phoenix, "Olivia's (Heléne Yorke) serene and very serious doula who she refers to as her 'Mandoula.'" (Deadline.com)
MAYANS MC (FX) - The "Sons of Anarchy" spin-off is "undergoing a reshoot and a recasting of some key roles" with Norberto Barba tapped to direct and executive produce. Co-creator Kurt Sutter helmed the original pilot with production on the new incarnation expected to begin in late summer. (Deadline.com)
MY DINNER WITH HERVÉ (HBO) - Andy García has been cast as Ricardo Montalbán, Hervé Villechaize's (Peter Dinklage) "Fantasy Island" co-star, in the docudrama. (Deadline.com)
PSYCH: THE MOVIE (USA) - WWE Superstar Charlotte Flair is the latest addition to the holiday movie as Heather Rockrear, "the badass sidekick of Zachary Levi's villainous character Thin White Duke." (TVGuide.com)
UNTITLED ARMOZA FORMATS PROJECT (FOX, New!) - Israeli producer and distributor Armoza Formats is developing a new singing competition billed as "a variation on classic shiny-floor singing competitions, one in which the show's four finalists are selected in the premiere episode. New contestants then challenge the finalists each week to steal one of the four slots. The winner is named in the season finale." No auspices were given. (Variety.com)





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· COUNTERPART (STARZ)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· FOUR, THE: BATTLE FOR STARDOM (FOX)
· GRAVES (EPIX)
· MAYANS MC (FX)
· MY DINNER WITH HERVE (HBO)
· PSYCH (USA)
· SONS OF ANARCHY (FX)





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