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[09/26/18 - 11:14 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, September 26
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!


ARROW/THE FLASH/SUPERGIRL (The CW) - LaMonica Garrett has been tapped for the series' annual crossover event as DC Comics staple The Monitor. (@DCComics)
BOSCH (Amazon) - Billy Lush and Juliet Landau are the latest faces bound for the new season as Stones, "a tough, cold-blooded criminal, heavily involved in the opioid trade"; and Rita Tedesco, "a court reporter living with a secret," respectively. (Deadline.com)
CHICAGO MED (NBC) - Rachel DiPillo's Sarah Reese is officially departing the veteran drama following the events of tonight's episode. (TVLine.com)
DICKINSON (Apple) - The Hailee Steinfeld/Jane Krakowski-led comedy, about famed poet Emily Dickinson, has cast Toby Huss as Edward Dickinson, Emily's (Steinfeld) father; Anna Baryshnikov as Lavinia Dickinson, Emily's younger sister; Ella Hunt as Sue Gilbert, Emily's best friend; and Adrian Blake Enscoe as Austin Dickinson, Emily's brother. (Deadline.com)
GODFATHER OF HARLEM (Epix) - Kelvin Harrison, Jr. and Lucy Fry have both been cast in the period drama as Teddy Greene, "a world-class musician who disdains a "pop" music mentality and experiments with music designed to herald the coming age of civil rights protest"; and Stella Gigante, "the sheltered 22-year-old daughter of Vincent "Chin" Gigante (Vincent D'Onofrio)." (Deadline.com)
H-TOWN (CBS, New!) - Samantha Corbin-Miller is spearheading a domestic take on the Canadian drama series "19-2" in which "two Houston detectives from opposing sides of a multi-generational family feud are paired as partners, they find themselves surprisingly drawn to each other even as they investigate a case that may have far-reaching ramifications for both their families." Juniper Place Productions' Jeffrey Kramer, Echo Media's Luc Chatelain and Sphere Media Plus' Jocelyn Deschenes will also executive produce for CBS Television Studios. (Deadline.com)
NEW AMSTERDAM (NBC) - Margot Bingham is set to recur on the newcomer in a yet-to-be-revealed role. (Deadline.com)
PATTY'S AUTO (FOX, New!) - Darlene Hunt has sold a potential multi-camera comedy to the network about "a Pennsylvania-based auto repair shop with all female mechanics. It centers on Patty and the eclectic women who work for her." The project is inspired by Patrice Banks and her shop Girls Auto Clinic. Warner Bros. Television-based Brownstone Productions is behind the half-hour with Elizabeth Banks and Max Handelman likewise executive producing and Patrice Banks as a consulting producer. (Deadline.com)
POWER (Starz) - Evan Handler is set to join the cast of the show's sixth season as Jacob Warner, "the new U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District, there to clean up one too many messes and not built to play nice. Formidable and powerful, he will use the position and authority to challenge those around him to get answers." Additionally, Mike Dopud's Jason Micic and Monique Gabriela Curnen's Blanca Rodriguez will both return as series regulars. (Deadline.com)
UNBELIEVABLE (Netflix) - Vanessa Bell Calloway is set to recur on the limited series in as usual, a yet-to-be-disclosed role. (Deadline.com)





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· ARROW (CW)
· BOSCH (AMAZON)
· CHICAGO MED (NBC)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· DICKINSON (APPLE)
· FLASH, THE (CW)
· GODFATHER OF HARLEM (EPIX)
· H-TOWN (CBS)
· NEW AMSTERDAM (NBC)
· PATTY'S AUTO (FOX)
· POWER (STARZ)
· SUPERGIRL (CW)
· UNBELIEVABLE (NETFLIX)





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