[09/14/17 - 11:36 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, September 14
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

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

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BIG HOUSE, THE (CBS, New!) - Liz Astrof ("2 Broke Girls") has snagged a put pilot commitment from the Eye for a multi-camera comedy about "a newly engaged woman and her son who are settling into life with her fiancé when her ex-con ex-husband gets out of jail on good behavior and moves in with them." Kapital Entertainment's Aaron Kaplan and Dana Honor will also executive produce for Warner Bros. Television. (Deadline.com)
HAUNTING OF HILL HOUSE, THE (Netflix) - Lulu Wilson and Victoria Pedretti are both bound for the drama in yet-to-be-announced roles. Carla Gugino, Timothy Hutton, Michael Huisman, Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Elizabeth Reaser, Kate Siegel and Henry Thomas also star. (Deadline.com)
KRYPTON (Syfy) - Shaun Sipos has been cast as DC Comics hero Adam Strange in the network's Superman prequel. (Deadline.com)
LAST SHIP, THE (TNT) - Liannet Borrego has scored an arc on the series as Amara Ollanta, "a Gran Colombian special operator bad-ass on Octavio's team." (Deadline.com)
OATH, THE (Crackle) - Newcomer Isabel Arraiza will recur on the upcoming drama as Lourdes, "the daughter of prominent Cartel lawyer Victor Moreno. She spent much of her life distancing herself from the criminal underworld she was born into. When she finds out her husband, detective Pete Ramos, is a member of the Ravens she must decide if she can walk away from her marriage to spare her daughter from the dangerous upbringing she had." (Deadline.com)
VALOR (The CW) - Brian Letscher and Bryan Craig will both recur on the newcomer as Tucker Magnus, "enigmatic C.I.A. Director of Special Activities Division"; and Adam Coogan, "a Delta Force operator," respectively. (Deadline.com)
WE ALL GOT JUNK (ABC, New!) - Actor/writer Stephen Schneider has sold a single-camera comedy to the Alphabet about "a scrappy working-class family struggling to keep their company afloat while navigating the personality clashes that come along with running a family business, where at any given moment someone's either being hugged or choked." Jonathan Groff and Olive Bridge Entertainment's Will Gluck and Richie Schwartz will also executive produce for ABC Studios. (Deadline.com)
WHO FEARS DEATH (HBO) - The pay channel has revealed further details about its potential adaptation of Nnedi Okorafo's novel. Selwyn Seyfu Hinds will pen the script and serve as a co-executive producer with George R.R. Martin, Angela Mancuso and former HBO chief Michael Lombardo executive producing. Okorafor will serve as consultant. (Deadline.com)
YOU (Lifetime) - Hari Nef has been cast in the psychological thriller as Blythe, "a talented and competitive peer in Beck's (Elizabeth Lail) MFA program." (Deadline.com)

  [september 2017]  


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