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[09/10/19 - 11:49 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, September 10
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!


ALL RISE (CBS) - Mitch Silpa is slated to recur on the newcomer as Clayton Baker, "a shrewd Deputy District Attorney who is willing to do whatever it takes to get ahead." (Deadline.com)
AWKWAFINA IS NORA FROM QUEENS (Comedy Central) - Ming-Na Wen will drop by the newcomer as Sandra, "Nora's bohemian, earthy and spiritual aunt who comes for a visit." (TVLine.com)
FARGO (FX) - Corey Hendrix and Matthew Elam are the latest additions to the show's fourth season as Omie Sparkman and Lemuel, respectively. No other details were given. (Deadline.com)
FLASH, THE (The CW) - John Wesley Shipp has booked a return trip to the series for its "Crisis on Infinite Earths" crossover in a yet-to-be-revealed capacity. (TVInsider.com)
GOOD DOCTOR, THE (ABC) - Robert Sean Leonard will guest on the new season's third episode as patient Shamus O'Malley, "an avid sports fisherman." (TVLine.com)
HANNA (Amazon) - Dermot Mulroney, Anthony Welsh, Severine Howell-Meri, Cherelle Skeete and Gianna Kiehl have all been cast in the show's second season. Mulroney will play John Carmichael, "a former mentor of Marissa's (Mireille Enos) who has taken over the new chapter of the Utrax operation and is determined to see through its ruthless agenda." Welsh then is "the charming and calculated Leo Garner, who is part of the operations team at Utrax, responsible for indoctrinating the trainees"; with Howell-Meri as Helen; Skeete as Terri Miller, "an up and coming CIA officer who has been recruited to play a crucial role in cultivating the trainees"; and Kiehl as Jules. (Deadline.com)
IN THE DARK (The CW) - Matt Murray has scored a recurring role on the show's second season as Gene, "a young and hungry rookie cop who gets mistakenly roped into a scheme with Murphy (Perry Mattfeld) and Jess (Brooke Markham). Throughout the season he must try to figure out what is really going on between the two of them." (Deadline.com)
MS. PAT SHOW, THE (Hulu) - Tami Roman has scored a role on the multi-camera comedy pilot as Denise, Pat's sister. (Deadline.com)
ROSWELL, NEW MEXICO (The CW) - Cassandra Jean Amell will recur on the show's sophomore run as Louise, "an alien seeking refuge in 1947 Roswell, the year of the real-life UFO incident there." (THR.com)
SELENA: THE SERIES (Netflix) - Ricardo Chavira and Gabriel Chavarria are the latest additions to the Christian Serratos-led series about the iconic pop star as Abraham, "Selena's father, a savvy businessman determined to achieve the American dream"; and A.B. Quintanilla, "Selena's brother aka the mastermind behind the music; playing bass guitar, producing and writing songs for Selena," respectively. (Deadline.com)
SHOWTIME (HBO) - John C. Reilly has signed onto the pay channel's pilot about the 1980s Los Angeles Lakers. He'll play Jerry Buss, replacing Michael Shannon "who was originally cast in the role but exited due to creative differences." (Deadline.com)
UNTITLED MAZ JOBRANI PROJECT (FOX, New!) - Comedian Maz Jobrani has scored a pilot presentation and script order from the network for an animated comedy series which "would follow three generations of immigrants adjusting to life in America while their neighbors must also adjust." He'll write and executive produce alongside Timothy Stack, Jim Stein, David Morgasen, Courteney Cox and Ray Moheet for 20th Century Fox Television and FOX Entertainment. (Variety.com)
YOUR HONOR (Showtime) - Hope Davis and Lilli Kay have both been cast in the Bryan Cranston-led limited series. The former will play Gina, "who might be even more dangerous than her husband, the feared crime boss Tommy (Michael Stuhlbarg)"; with the latter as their daughter, Fia, "whose relationship with her new boyfriend might threaten her family." (Deadline.com)





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· ALL RISE (CBS)
· AWKWAFINA IS NORA FROM QUEENS (COMEDY CENTRAL)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· FARGO (FX)
· FLASH, THE (CW)
· GOOD DOCTOR, THE (ABC)
· HANNA (AMAZON)
· IN THE DARK (CW)
· MS. PAT (BET PLUS)
· ROSWELL, NEW MEXICO (CW)
· SELENA: THE SERIES (NETFLIX)
· UNTITLED LAKERS PROJECT (HBO)
· UNTITLED MAZ JOBRANI PROJECT (FOX)
· YOUR HONOR (SHOWTIME)





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