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[08/15/18 - 11:24 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 15
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

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

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BILLIONS (Showtime) - Kelly AuCoin's "Dollar" Bill Stearn has been named a regular for the series' fourth season. (Deadline.com)
CODE, THE (CBS) - Luke Mitchell is set to star in the midseason drama as Capt. John "Abe" Abraham: "Operating out of Judge Advocate General Headquarters in Quantico, Abe is a driven prosecutor for whom becoming a Marine is a longstanding family tradition and a responsibility he treats with devotion and passion." He replaces Dave Annable, who played said role in the pilot. (Deadline.com)
KILLING EVE (BBC America) - Nina Sosanya, Edward Bluemel and Julian Barratt are all bound for the show's sophomore run in yet-to-be-revealed roles. (Deadline.com)
MARVELOUS MRS. MAISEL, THE (Amazon) - Jane Lynch will reprise her Emmy-nominated role of Sophie Lennon in two episodes of the upcoming season. (Deadline.com)
MIDNIGHT, TEXAS (NBC) - Executive producer David Janollari has signed a new two-year overall deal with Universal Television, home to the NBC series. There he'll continue to develop new series projects via his David Janollari Entertainment banner. (Deadline.com)
SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (NBC) - Featured player Luke Null will not return for the show's 44th season this fall. (Deadline.com)
SHOOTER (USA) - The cable channel has passed on ordering a fourth season for the Ryan Phillippe-led drama. Producer Paramount Television plans to shop the series to other outlets. (Deadline.com)
SNOWPIERCER (TNT) - Jaylin Fletcher has joined the cast of the movie-turned-TV series as Miles: "Whip smart and talented, Miles is one of the few children in the tail end of the train. Miles has the intelligence to potentially move up the train if he can get a coveted apprenticeship." (Deadline.com)
VIDA (Starz) - Raúl Castillo and Adrian Gonzalez are both bound for the show's sophomore run as Baco, "the bar's new handyman with a questionable past"; and Rudy, "an L.A. city councilman who Lyn meets at a gym class," respectively. (Deadline.com)
WU ASSASSINS (Netflix) - JuJu Chan and Mark Dacascos have both landed recurring roles on the upcoming drama. The former will play Zan, "a lieutenant in the Triads and elite martial artist, Zan is the bodyguard and sole confidant to Byron Mann's character Uncle Six." Dacascos then will portray "an extremely fit and strong monk who can take down any evil force that comes his way." (Deadline.com)





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· BILLIONS (SHOWTIME)
· CODE, THE (CBS)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· KILLING EVE (BBC AMERICA)
· MARVELOUS MRS. MAISEL, THE (AMAZON)
· MIDNIGHT, TEXAS (NBC)
· SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (NBC)
· SHOOTER (USA)
· SNOWPIERCER (TNT)
· VIDA (STARZ)
· WU ASSASSINS (NETFLIX)





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