[07/12/17 - 11:42 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, July 12
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

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

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ATLANTA (FX) - Executive producer Paul Simms has signed an exclusive overall deal with FX Productions, covering his duties on the series as well as his potential development projects. (Deadline.com)
ATLANTA'S MOST WANTED (FOX) - Jerry Bruckheimer Television has inked a three-year overall deal with CBS Television Studios. The pact comes on the heels of the pod's 15-year run with Warner Bros. Television. Current series "Lucifer" and "The Amazing Race" won't be affected by the deal, nor its previously announced development of "Atlanta's Most Wanted" at FOX. (Variety.com)
CASTLE ROCK (Hulu) - Michael Uppendahl has been tapped to helm the opener to the psychological-horror straight-to-series drama. (Deadline.com)
CHICAGO PD (NBC) - Jon Seda will return to his "Chicago PD" home as a series regular next season following his run as Antonio Dawson in the short-lived spin-off "Chicago Justice." Seda's Dawson originated in the franchise's mothership "Chicago Fire." (Deadline.com)
EXORCIST, THE (FOX) - Brianna Hildebrand has joined the cast of the revamped second season as Verity, "one of Kim's (John Cho) foster children. Being close to 18 years old, her time in the house is coming to an end. Her tough exterior makes it seem as if she doesn't care, when in reality, she would die for her siblings and Andrew." (Deadline.com)
FLASH, THE (The CW) - Britne Oldford will reprise her role as villainous metahuman Peek-a-Boo in the show's season premiere. (EW.com)
GHOSTED (FOX) - Amber Stevens West ("The Carmichael Show") has joined the cast of the freshman drama as Annie, "a smart, fun and down-to-earth tech specialist/weapons expert at the Bureau Underground." She'll fill the void left by Edi Patterson's departing Delilah Ward from the pilot. (Deadline.com)
INSTINCT (CBS) - Creator Michael Rauch has inked a new overall deal with producer CBS Television Studios. The deal will cover his duties on the midseason drama as well as any future development. (Deadline.com)
MARVEL'S JESSICA JONES (Netflix) - Leah Gibson has joined the cast of the upcoming second season as Ingrid, "who is described as street-wise but who also has an education as a nurse." (Variety.com)
ONCE UPON A TIME (ABC) - Executive producer David H. Goodman has signed a new two-year overall deal with ABC Studios where he'll remain at the series as well as develop new projects for the company. (Deadline.com)
UNTITLED TAMRON HALL PROJECT (Syndication, New!) - NBC News alum Tamron Hall is set to host and executive produce a daily daytime talk show from Weinstein Television. The project plans to "be shot in front of a live audience, will feature a blend of current events, human-interest stories and in-depth celebrity and newsmaker interviews." Barry Wallach is expected to serve as a consultant. No other auspices were given. (Deadline.com)

  [july 2017]  


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