[12/15/21 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, December 15
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- The latest development news, culled from recent wire reports:

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25 WORDS OR LESS/DISH NATION/DIVORCE COURT/YOU BET YOUR LIFE (Syndication) - Fox First Run has cleared all four series on the 29 Fox Television Stations through the 2022-23 season. (Deadline.com)
FIVE POINT (CBS, New!) - Craig Turk and Ryan Hooper have sold a potential drama to the Eye in which "when a legendary U.S. marshal goes missing, his committed daughter steps in as head of the service's most elite team, tackling the toughest law-enforcement assignments across the country while investigating her father's disappearance and wrestling with a family legacy more complicated than she ever imagined." The project is set up at Muse Entertainment with Turk executive producing and Hooper co-executive producing. (Deadline.com)
GOLDBERGS, THE (ABC) - Co-star Jeff Garlin is departing the veteran comedy following "multiple misconduct allegations and HR investigations." The actor had one more day of shooting left of the 18 episodes filmed to date. It's not clear how his exit will be addressed in the series, which is expected to film 22 installments this season. (Deadline.com)
HATED, THE (Netflix, New!) - David F. Walker's comic book series is being developed for TV at the steamer: "It'll be a female-driven post-Civil War revisionist history western, based on the exploits of Araminta Free, a gun-slinging bounty hunter in a world where the Civil War ended differently - instead of a victory for the North, there is a truce, and what had been one country is now two. Araminta specializes in crossing the border into the Confederacy tracking down vicious war criminals, which has made her a woman with a price on her head. Solid Comix publishes it." Michael Starrbury is executive producing alognside Prime Universe Films' Adrian Askariah, Walker and Sean Owolo. (Deadline.com)
IT'S OUR TIME (FOX) - Sarah Watson's drama pilot - about a teacher who agrees to help three students who are pursuing their filmmaking dreams by putting on an impossibly ambitious shot-for-shot remake of one of the student's favorite movies, "The Goonies" - has found a new life at Disney+. The streamer is redeveloping the project with Watson, Gail Berman, Hend Baghdady, Lauren Shuler Donner, Darryl Frank, Justin Falvey and the late Richard Donner executive producing for The Donner Company, Amblin Television and Warner Bros. Television. (Variety.com)
LAW & ORDER (NBC) - Odelya Halevi is the latest to be cast in the show's revival as Assistant District Attorney Samantha Maroun. (Deadline.com)
PERRY MASON (HBO) - Fernando Coimbra, Jessica Lowery, Marialy Rivas and Nina Lopez-Corrado have been tapped to direct two episodes each on the series' eight-episode second season. (Deadline.com)
THREE WOMEN (Showtime) - John Patrick Amedori will star opposite Shailene Woodley in the series as Jack, "a seemingly short-term guy in Gia's journey towards the final chapter of her book. But when he tries to go all in on the love of his life, it sets off a series of chaotic events that propels them both into uncharted, unsafe waters." (Deadline.com)

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