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[09/05/17 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, September 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!


100, THE (The CW) - Spanish actor William Miller has booked a recurring role on the upcoming season as Robert McCreary, "a mysterious prisoner aboard the long-distance mining mission sent from our time. A former enforcer from a powerful crime syndicate, his ruthless, violent methods make him a formidable antagonist to our heroes." (TVLine.com)
BLINDSPOT (NBC) - Kristina Reyes and Tori Anderson are both bound for the new season as Avery, "a socialite with a complicated past who crosses paths with Weller (Sullivan Stapleton)"; and Blake, "a charming socialite that Roman (Luke Mitchell) strikes up a friendship with, but his motives may be more complicated than we first believe," respectively. (EW.com)
COOL KIDS (FOX, New!) - "It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia" staples Charlie Day, Rob McElhenney and Glenn Howerton are set to re-team for a multi-camera comedy at the network about "three guy friends in a retirement community who are the top dogs until they're blown out of the water by the newest member of the community, a female rebel who's ready to challenge their place - it's high school with 70 somethings." Day and Paul Fruchbom co-wrote the half-hour, which has an off-cycle pilot order. Kevin Abbott will serve as showrunner and executive produce alongside Day, McElhenney, Howerton and Nick Frenkel with Fruchbom co-executive producing for 20th Century Fox Television and the FX Productions-based RCG. (Deadline.com)
GREY'S ANATOMY (ABC) - Tessa Ferrer's Leah Murphy reportedly won't make a return trip to the show's 14th season. (TVLine.com)
LOCKE & KEY (Hulu) - Megan Charpentier is the latest addition to the comic book-turned-drama pilot as Kinsey Locke, "the transformational daughter of Rendell and Nina Locke." (Deadline.com)
SUPERGIRL (The CW) - Olivia Nikkanen and Izabela Vidovic have been tapped as Alex and Kara's high school-aged selves. They'll succeed Jordan Mazarati and Malina Weissman from previous flashbacks. (TVLine.com)
UNTITLED RFK PROJECT (Hulu, New!) - Chris Pine (Wonder Woman) is attached to star in a new Robert F. Kennedy limited series at the streaming service which "paints a detailed portrait of Bobby Kennedy as a bare-knuckle operative, cynical White House insider and romantic visionary." Todd E. Kessler is spearheading the project, which will use Larry Tye's biography "Bobby Kennedy: The Making of a Liberal Icon" as basis. Pine, Overbrook Entertainment's James Lassiter and Caleeb Pinkett will also executive produce for Sony Pictures Television. (Deadline.com)
WELCOME TO MAINE (CBS, New!) - Austen Earl ("9JKL") has sold a multi-camera comedy to the Eye about "a ninth-generation Maine family and a recent immigrant - believed to be a Syrian refugee - and his daughter who all must learn to embrace change when they share the same workplace in a tiny rural town." Greg Garcia and Alix Jaffe will also executive produce via their CBS Television Studios-based Amigos de Garcia Productions. (Deadline.com)
WILL (TNT) - The cable channel has pulled the plug on the freshman drama, which wrapped its run last night. The series was banished to the late-night slot of Mondays at 11:00/10:00c following its fourth episode. (Deadline.com)





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· 100, THE (CW)
· 9JKL (CBS)
· BLINDSPOT (NBC)
· COOL KIDS, THE (FOX)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· GREY'S ANATOMY (ABC)
· IT'S ALWAYS SUNNY IN PHILADELPHIA (FXX)
· LOCKE & KEY (NETFLIX)
· SUPERGIRL (CW)
· UNTITLED RFK PROJECT (HULU)
· WELCOME TO MAINE (CBS)
· WILL (TNT)





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