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[01/06/21 - 11:15 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 6
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!


9 MONTHS WITH COURTENEY COX (Facebook Watch) - The streaming service has commissioned a third season of the series which "takes an intimate approach to giving viewers raw access of people from all over America of various race, religion, and class as they self-document their 9-month journey of pregnancy." (Deadline.com)
LAW & ORDER: SVU (NBC) - Eva Noblezada, Alex Brightman, Adriane Lenox, Elizabeth Marvel, Jane Bruce, Michael Mastro, Betsy Aidem and Raúl Esparza are among the Broadway actors bound for the current season of the series as part of showrunner Warren Leight's efforts "to hire every Broadway actor we can while we and they wait for the curtains to rise again." Marvel, Mastro and Aidem recur as Rita Calhoun, Judge Serani and Dr. Sloane, respectively, while Esparza will reprise his former series regular role of Rafael Barba. No specifics were given about the other's characters. (Deadline.com)
LORDS OF DOGTOWN (IMDb TV, New!) - Kat Candler has set up a small screen take on Catherine Hardwick's 2005 film at the streamer, billed as an "ensemble-drama about the 1970s skateboarding scene in Southern California, centered around a hell-raising teenage girl growing up in the foster care system." Candler and Hardwick will executive produce alongside MiddKid Productions' Shawn Ryan and Marney Hochman for Sony Pictures Television. (Deadline.com)
ONLY MURDERS IN THE BUILDING (Hulu) - Amy Ryan is set to join Steve Martin, Martin Short and Selena Gomez in the comedy series as "a musician who resides in the building." (Deadline.com)
WOMEN OF THE MOVEMENT (ABC) - Tony winner Tonya Pinkins has been tapped to star in the limited series as Alma, Emmett Till's grandmother. She'll take over from Niecy Nash, "who was originally cast in the role but exited the project for personal reasons." (Deadline.com)





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· 9 MONTHS WITH COURTENEY COX (FACEBOOK)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT (NBC)
· LORDS OF DOGTOWN (IMDB TV)
· ONLY MURDERS IN THE BUILDING (HULU)
· WOMEN OF THE MOVEMENT (ABC)





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