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[12/13/18 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, December 13
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!


BULL (CBS) - CBS Corporation paid $9.5 million to actress Eliza Dushku as part of a settlement involving sexual harassment allegations against co-star Michael Weatherly. "In front of the cast and crew, Mr. Weatherly remarked on her appearance, and made a rape joke and a comment about a threesome," the report reads. "Shortly after Ms. Dushku confronted the star about his behavior, she was written off the show. She believed her time on "Bull" came to a sudden end as a result of retaliation." Statements from CBS and Weatherly confirming said development are included in the report. (NYTimes.com)
CONNERS, THE (ABC) - The Alphabet is reportedly in preliminary talks with co-stars John Goodman, Laurie Metcalf, Sara Gilbert and Lecy Goranson to return for a second season of the series. (TVLine.com)
FAMILY PICTURES (Lifetime) - Justina Machado, Elisabeth Röhm and Matt Passmore have been cast in the network's adaptation of the Jane Green novel, about Sylvie (Machado) and Maggie (Röhm), two strangers living on opposite coasts, leading very similar lives with husbands that travel for work too much and daughters about to leave the nest. But when their daughters befriend each other on college tour, they soon discover a shocking secret that threatens to tear both families apart. Passmore's role was not specified. Manu Boyer is directing from a script by Ilene Rosenzweig with Green, Kim Raver, Manu Boyer, Dave Fleming and Shane Salerno as executive producers. (Deadline.com)
GANGS OF LONDON (Cinemax) - Valene Kane is the latest addition to the crime drama as Jacqueline Robinson, daughter to Michelle Fairley's and Joe Cole's characters. (Deadline.com)
GREY'S ANATOMY (ABC) - Jennifer Grey has been tapped to recur on the series in a yet-to-be-revealed role. (TVLine.com)
HUNT, THE (Amazon) - Logan Lerman is in talks to topline the drama series, which follows a diverse band of Nazi Hunters living in 1977 New York City. He would play Jonah Heidelbaum, "who, when his grandmother is slain by a mysterious intruder in their apartment, sets out to track the culprit - only to find himself swept up in the mysterious organization known as The Hunt, a group of justice-seeking individuals dedicated to rooting out the Nazi murderers living in the U.S. under assumed identities." (Deadline.com)
MIXTAPE (Netflix) - Paul James has joined the cast of the series, a romantic musical drama that looks at the love stories connecting a diverse, disparate group of people in contemporary Los Angeles through the music that lives inside their hearts and minds. He'll take over the role of Sam, played by Raul Castillo in the original FOX pilot. (Deadline.com)
MY GLORY WAS I HAD SUCH FRIENDS (Apple, New!) - "Alias" alums Jennifer Garner and J.J. Abrams are set to re-team for a limited series based on Amy Silverstein's memoir of the same name, which "follows an extraordinary group of women who supported Silverstein as she waited for a second life-saving heart transplant." Karen Croner (The Tribes of Palos Verdes) is penning the hour, which has been ordered directly to series, for the Warner Bros. Television-based Bad Robot Productions with Ben Stephenson likewise executive producing alongside said group. (Deadline.com)
STARGIRL (DC Universe) - Lou Ferrigno, Jr. and Brian Stapf are both bound for the upcoming series as Rex Tyler (a.k.a. Hourman) and Ted Grant (a.k.a Wildcat), respectively. (TVInsider.com, TVLine.com)
TO HAVE AND TO HOLD (Lifetime) - Erika Christensen, Antonio Cupo, Andy Favreau and Carmel Amit have likewise scored roles on the cable channel's small screen take on the Jane Green novel, which centers on Alice (Christensen) who still can't believe her high school crush, the dashing, wealthy and successful Joe Chambers (Cupo), would choose to marry her and willingly allows him to mold her into his ideal socialite wife. Despite Alice's best efforts to be the woman of Joe's dreams, he can't help but be unfaithful to her. When Joe's indiscretions impact his career, Alice's life is further turned upside down. Alice unexpectedly finds herself falling for her best friend Emily's (Amit) boyfriend Harry (Favreau) and begins to wonder if her fairy tale ending could exist after all. Monika Mitchell directs from a script by Jennifer Maisel with Green, Kim Raver, Manu Boyer, Dave Fleming and Shane Salerno as executive producers. (Deadline.com)





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· ALIAS (ABC)
· BULL (CBS)
· CONNERS, THE (ABC)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· FAMILY PICTURES (LIFETIME)
· GANGS OF LONDON (CINEMAX)
· GREY'S ANATOMY (ABC)
· HUNT, THE (AMAZON)
· MIXTAPE (NETFLIX)
· MY GLORY WAS I HAD SUCH FRIENDS (APPLE)
· STARGIRL (DC)
· TO HAVE AND TO HOLD (LIFETIME)





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