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[09/28/21 - 11:15 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, September 28
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!


BETTER THINGS (FX) - Emmy-winner Ron Cephas Jones will appear in two episodes of the upcoming season as Ron, "an old friend and acting colleague of Sam's (creator, star, showrunner and director Pamela Adlon)." (THR.com)
BMF/QUEENS (Starz/ABC) - Felisha Terrell has booked recurring roles on both series. She'll play Commander Marceline "Mars" Beckwith, "the new division head with the Michigan State Police," on the former and Tina, "a friend of Jill (Naturi Naughton)," on the latter. (Deadline.com)
COERCION (Showtime) - Sydney Park is set to star opposite Sydney Chandler in the drama pilot as Brandi, "a high-end Las Vegas-based sex worker." (Deadline.com)
MAGNUM P.I. (CBS) - Martin Martinez is slated to recur on the new season as Cade Jensen, "a determined but troubled teenager who attempts to charm his way into a job at La Mariana, and over the course of several episodes, ultimately finds a surrogate parent in TC (Stephen Hill)." (Deadline.com)
RAYBEARER (Netflix, New!) - Gina Atwater is developing a TV take on Jordan Ifueko's bestselling YA fantasy book as part of new multi-year overall deal with the streamer. No other specifics were given. (Deadline.com)
THING ABOUT PAM, THE (NBC) - Scott Winant has been tapped to direct and executive produce the first two episodes of the Renée Zellweger-led limited series. (Deadline.com)
WE OWN THIS CITY (HBO) - Production on the limited series has been paused after a COVID-related event. "Production will be paused on We Own This City this week due to a COVID event and is scheduled to resume with the usual shooting cadence next week," the network said in a statement to the publication. (Deadline.com)





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· BETTER THINGS (FX)
· BMF (STARZ)
· COERCION (SHOWTIME)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· MAGNUM P.I. (NBC)
· QUEENS (ABC)
· RAYBEARER (NETFLIX)
· THING ABOUT PAM, THE (NBC)
· WE OWN THIS CITY (HBO)





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