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[05/04/22 - 11:15 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 4
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!


CANNES CONFIDENTIAL (Acorn TV) - Lucie Lucas, Jamie Bamber and Tamara Marthe have been cast in the procedural drama, which centers on the relationship between an idealistic, local underdog female cop (Lucas) and an ex-conman and master of counterfeit (Bamber), who's on the run from both the police and the mob. Camille Delamarre is set to direct all six episodes from scripts by creator Chris Murray. Patrick Nebout, Henrik Jansson-Schweizer, Catherine Mackin and Bea Tammer will executive produce for Acorn Media Enterprises with Daniel J. Cottin at Isolani Pictures producing. (Variety.com)
LAST THING HE TOLD ME, THE (Apple TV+) - Nikolaj Coster-Waldau is set as the male lead opposite Jennifer Garner in the limited series, which "follows Hannah (Garner), a woman who forms an unexpected relationship with her sixteen-year-old stepdaughter (Angourie Rice) while searching for the truth about why her husband, Owen (Coster-Waldau), has mysteriously disappeared." (Deadline.com)
PRINCE OF TIDES, THE (Apple TV+) - The streamer is developing a TV take on the 1991 Barbra Streisand-fronted film, which "tells the story of a New York psychiatrist (Streisand) who is treating Sally (Blythe Danner), an emotionally scarred woman who finds it helpful to discuss her South Carolina family's troubled history with her twin brother (Nick Nolte). He and the psychiatrist find themselves drawn together by their equally turbulent pasts, and they form an alliance that ultimately leads to romance." Writer/director Tate Taylor is spearheading the project for Sony Pictures Television. Back in 2010, ABC took a stab at bringing Pat Conroy's 1986 novel to the small screen with Bob Brush and Mel Harris among the auspices. (Deadline.com)
SAVED BY THE BELL (Peacock) - The streamer has canceled its reboot series after two seasons. "We are so proud to have been the home of the next iteration of Saved by the Bell for both new and OG fans. Saved by the Bell has been a cultural mainstay for more than 30 years and the new series, led by Tracey Wigfield's superfan enthusiasm and signature witty humor, seamlessly continued the show's legacy, all while allowing more audiences to feel seen. We're grateful to Tracey, Franco Bario, our partners at UTV, the beloved cast, and the fans who have continued to champion one of the most iconic shows of all time," the network said in a statement. (Deadline.com)
UNTITLED BOEING 737 MAX PROJECT (Amazon, New!) - Emmy winner Jeremy Strong is attached to star in a limited series for Amazon Studios and Plan B "described as an examination of the events surrounding the Boeing 737 Max. In an unprecedented move, the Boeing 737 Max was grounded worldwide in 2019 following jet crashes in Indonesia (Lion Air Flight 610) and Ethiopia (Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302), killing all 346 people on board." Chris Terrio is penning the project with Strong, Karim Amer and Jehane Noujaim also executive producing. (Deadline.com)





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· CANNES CONFIDENTIAL (ACORN TV)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· LAST THING HE TOLD ME, THE (APPLE TV PLUS)
· PRINCE OF TIDES, THE (APPLE TV PLUS)
· SAVED BY THE BELL (PEACOCK)
· UNTITLED BOEING 737 MAX PROJECT (AMAZON)





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