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[05/09/18 - 06:30 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 9 - FOX Adds "The Cool Kids," "Proven Innocent" to Series Roster
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!

Here are the latest projects being picked up to series by the aforementioned network for the 2018-19 season (via press release):

THE COOL KIDS

· Studio: 20th Century Fox Television in association with FX Productions

· Format: Multi-camera comedy

· Ws: Charlie Day and Paul Fruchbom

· EPs: Charlie Day, Nick Frenkel

· EP/Showrunner: Kevin Abbott

· D/EP: Don Scardino

· Co-EP: Paul Fruchbom

· LOGLINE: Three guy friends in a retirement community are the top dogs until they're blown out of the water by the newest member of the community, a female rebel whose ready to challenge their place - it's high school with 70 somethings.

· Cast:

· Vicki Lawrence - "Margaret"

· Martin Mull - "Charlie"

· David Alan Grier - "Hank"

· Leslie Jordan - "Sid"

PROVEN INNOCENT

· Studio: Danny Strong Productions in association with 20th Century Fox Television

· Format: One-hour drama

· EP/W: David Elliot

· D: Patricia Riggen

· EPs/NW: Danny Strong, Stacy Greenberg

· Logline: A legal drama set in an wrongful conviction firm. Led by a fierce and fearless female lawyer with a hunger for justice, the team reopens investigations, putting their own lives in danger to exonerate the innocent that were 'proven' guilty. Our lead's motivation comes from her infamous past; as a young adult she was found guilty and later exonerated in a high-profile case in which she became a tabloid sensation, household name and national celebrity. While a hero and a victim to some, her bold and bullish tactics garner her some enemies - one of whom will do anything to see her go down for a crime we know she did not commit. We will watch her defend others as she fights to maintain her own innocence.

· Cast:

· Rachelle Lefevre -- "Madeline Scott"

· Russell Hornsby -- "Ezekiel 'Easy' Boudreau"

· Nikki M. James -- "Violet Bell"

· Vincent Kartheiser -- "Bodie Quick"

· Riley Smith -- "Levi Scott"

· Clare O'Connor -- "Young Madeline Scott"






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· COOL KIDS, THE (FOX)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· PROVEN INNOCENT (FOX)





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