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[05/11/19 - 10:05 AM]
Development Update: Saturday, May 11 - ABC Continues Series Orders with "For Life," "United We Fall"
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!

Here are the latest projects being picked up to series by the aforementioned network for the 2019-20 season (via press release):

FOR LIFE (A.K.A. WRIGHT)

DESCRIPTION:
drama inspired by the true story of Isaac Wright, Jr., once wrongfully convicted as the kingpin behind one of the largest drug distribution networks in New Jersey, who now practices law in the same courtroom where he was sentenced to life behind bars

PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Boris McGiver as Maskins
· Dorian Missick as Jamal
· Glenn Fleshler*
· Indira Varma as Kate
· Joy Bryant as Marie
· Mary Stuart Masterson as Anya
· Nicholas Pinnock as Aaron
· Tyla Harris as Jasmine

CREW INFORMATION:
· Alison Greenspan as EP
· Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson as EP
· Doug Robinson as EP
· George Tillman, Jr. as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Hank Steinberg as CRTR/EP
· Isaac Wright, Jr. as EP

STUDIO INFORMATION:
· ABC Studios
· Doug Robinson Productions
· G-Unit Film & Television
· Sony Pictures Television

UNITED WE FALL (multi-camera)

DESCRIPTION:
multi-camera comedy billed as a profoundly realistic, multicultural family sitcom that shows how, when two people with young children and overzealous extended families truly love each other, barely anything is possible

PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Christina Vidal as Jo
· Ella Grace Helton*
· Jane Curtin as Sandy
· Jason Michael Snow as Gary
· Will Sasso as Bill

CREW INFORMATION:
· Julia Gunn as EP
· Julius Sharpe as CRTR/EP
· Mark Cendrowski as DIR (Pilot)
· Seth Gordon as EP

STUDIO INFORMATION:
· ABC Studios
· Exhibit A
· Sony Pictures Television

* denotes new addition since last update






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· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· FOR LIFE (ABC)
· UNITED WE FALL (ABC)





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