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[01/30/19 - 11:12 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 30
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!


BIG BANG THEORY (CBS) - William Shatner, Joe Manganiello, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Kevin Smith are all slated to appear in an upcoming Dungeons & Dragons-themed episode. No other specifics were given. (TVLine.com)
DARK CARGO (YouTube) - Lodge Kerrigan and Nick Santora have both signed onto the drama pilot as director and showrunner, respectively. (Deadline.com)
FLASH, THE (The CW) - Kimberly Williams-Paisley will drop by a future installment as "multiple versions of Irene Renee Adler, one of Earth-221 detective Sherloque Wells' many ex-wives." (TVLine.com)
FLIRTY DANCING (FOX, New!) - The network has ordered a pilot for a domestic take on the U.K. dating series in which "two complete strangers will be taught one half of a dance routine and then will go on a date where they have to dance. Once the couples have completed their dance date, they will part still not yet having spoken a word to each other, but will hope that they have done enough to warrant a second date." Deborah Sargeant, Tamsin Dodgson and Jilly Pearce will executive produce for Second Star and All3Media America. (Deadline.com)
GOD FRIENDED ME (CBS) - Adam Goldberg has been tapped for a recurring role on the freshman drama as Simon Hayes, "the techie billionaire Simon Hayes who may or may not be owner of the God Account." (Deadline.com)
LOCKE & KEY (Netflix) - Darby Stanchfield has signed onto the comic book-turned-TV series about three siblings who, after the gruesome murder of their father, move to their ancestral home in Massachusetts only to find the house has magical keys that give them a vast array of powers and abilities. She'll play their mother, Nina Locke, succeeding Miranda Otto from the FOX incarnation and Frances O'Connor from the Hulu pilot. (Deadline.com)
UNTITLED SERGIO RAMOS SERIES (Amazon, New!) - The streaming service has ordered eight half-hour episodes of a new docu-series which "will offer a glimpse into the life of one of the most famous soccer players in the world, Sergio Ramos, captain of Real Madrid and the Spanish national side." No auspices were given for the project, which is currently in production and scheduled to premiere later this year. (Variety.com)





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· BIG BANG THEORY, THE (CBS)
· DARK CARGO (YOUTUBE)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· EL CORAZĂ“N DE SERGIO RAMOS [SPANISH LANGUAGE] (AMAZON)
· FLASH, THE (CW)
· FLIRTY DANCING (FOX)
· GOD FRIENDED ME (CBS)
· LOCKE & KEY (NETFLIX)





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