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[05/11/18 - 02:55 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 11 - ABC Dramas "The Fix," "Grand Hotel" & "Whiskey Cavalier" Get Series Orders
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 FIX

Attorney and author Marcia Clark co-writes and executive produces a new legal drama about Maya Travis, an L.A. district attorney who suffers a devastating defeat when prosecuting an A-list actor for double murder. With her high profile career derailed, she flees for a quieter life in Oregon. Eight years later when this same celebrity is under suspicion for another murder, Maya is lured back to the DA's office for another chance at justice. This legal thriller is executive produced/co-written by Clark, Liz Craft and Sarah Fain, and is from Mandeville TV and ABC Studios.

Cast & Credits

Writers
Marcia Clark
Liz Craft
Sarah Fain

Executive Producers
Marcia Clark
Liz Craft
Sarah Fain
David Hoberman
Todd Lieberman
Laurie Zaks

Cast
Robin Tunney
Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje
Scott Cohen
Adam Rayner
Alex Saxon
Merrin Dungey
Mouzam Makkar
Breckin Meyer
Marc Blucas

Production Company
ABC STUDIOS

GRAND HOTEL

Eva Longoria executive produces this bold, provocative drama set at the last family-owned hotel in multicultural Miami Beach. Charismatic Santiago Mendoza (Academy Award nominee Demián Bichir) owns the hotel, while his glamorous second wife Gigi (Roselyn Sanchez), and their adult children enjoy the spoils of success. The hotel's loyal staff round out a contemporary, fresh take on an upstairs/downstairs story. Wealthy and beautiful guests bask in luxury, but scandals, escalating debt, and explosive secrets hide beneath the picture perfect exterior.

Cast & Credits

Writer & Executive Producer
Brian Tanen

Executive Producers
Eva Longoria
Ben Spector
Ramón Campos
Teresa Fernández-Valdés

Cast
Demián Bichir
Roselyn Sanchez
Denyse Tontz
Bryan Craig
Lincoln Younes
Chris Warren
Wendy Raquel Robinson
Shalim Ortiz
Feliz Ramirez
Justina Adorno
Anne Winters

Production Company
ABC STUDIOS

WHISKEY CAVALIER

WHISKEY CAVALIER is a high-octane hour-long action dramedy that follows the adventures of tough but tender FBI super agent Will Chase, played by Scott Foley, (codename: "WHISKEY CAVALIER") who, following an emotional break-up, is assigned to work with badass CIA operative FRANCESCA "FRANKIE" TROWBRIDGE, played by Lauren Cohan, codename: "FIERY TRIBUNE"). Together, they lead an inter-agency team of flawed, funny, heroic spies who periodically save the world (and each other) while navigating the rocky roads of friendship, romance and office politics. WHISKEY CAVALIER is from writer/executive producer Dave Hemingson and executive producer Bill Lawrence with Warner Bros. Television.

Cast & Credits

Writer & Executive Producer
Dave Hemingson

Executive Producers
Bill Lawrence
Jeff Ingold

Cast
Scott Foley
Lauren Cohan
Tyler James Williams
Ana Ortiz
Vir Das

Production Company
WARNER BROTHERS TELEVISION STUDIOS






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· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· FIX, THE (ABC)
· GRAND HOTEL (ABC)
· WHISKEY CAVALIER (ABC)





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