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[06/29/18 - 11:05 PM]
Development Update: Friday, June 29
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

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

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CHAMPIONS (NBC) - Co-star Anders Holm has confirmed the Peacock has opted not to renew the series for a second season. (@ders808)
FAMOUS IN LOVE (Freeform) - Executive producer I. Marlene King posted to social media the series has been canceled after two seasons. (@imarleneking)
SIX (History) - Co-star Barry Sloane has confirmed the series will not return for a third season. (@BarrySloane)
SNOWFALL (FX) - Alanna Ubach will recur on the upcoming second season as Gabriella Elias, "an educated, street-smart, wife and mother who is running the Chicano street gang La Fuerza while her shotcaller husband is in prison." (Deadline.com)
SNOWPIERCER (TNT) - Director Scott Derrickson has opted against returning for reshoots on the feature-length pilot. "The new show runner has a radically different vision for the show," he said on Twitter. "I am forgoing my option to direct the extreme reshoots." (Deadline.com)
STAR TREK: DISCOVERY (CBSAA) - James Duff has joined the show's sophomore run as an executive producer as part of a new overall deal with CBS TV Studios. Additionally, consulting producer Jenny Lumet has been promoted to co-executive producer and co-executive producer Olatunde Osunsanmi has been upped to executive producer/in-house director. (Deadline.com)
TELL ME YOUR SECRETS (TNT) - Marque Richardson has been tapped to recur on the upcoming drama as Tom, "an honest Louisiana cop who forms a close connection with Emma (Lily Rabe)." (Deadline.com)
WATCHMEN (HBO) - Yahya Abdul-Mateen II and Sara Vickers are the latest to board the top secret drama pilot, a new take on Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons's iconic limited comic series. No details about their characters were released. (Deadline.com)





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· CHAMPIONS (NBC)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· FAMOUS IN LOVE (FREEFORM)
· SIX (HISTORY)
· SNOWFALL (FX)
· SNOWPIERCER (TNT)
· STAR TREK: DISCOVERY (CBSAA)
· TELL ME YOUR SECRETS (TNT)
· WATCHMEN (HBO)





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