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[05/24/22 - 11:14 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 24
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!


COBRA KAI (Netflix) - Alicia Hannah-Kim is bound for the series' fifth season as "the formidable South Korean sensei Kim Da-Eun who factors into Terry Silver's (Thomas Ian Griffith) plans for accelerating Cobra Kai's expansion." Additionally, Dallas Dupree Young's Kenny Payne has been upgraded to a series regular. (Deadline.com)
CSI: VEGAS (CBS) - Lex Medlin and Ariana Guerra have joined the cast while Jay Lee's Chris Park will return as a regular on the series' second season. Medlin will play Beau, "who spent the last two decades as one of Dow Chemical's top research scientists. After the pandemic, Beau decided it was time to do more meaningful work than developing new adhesives. He took a massive pay cut, followed his heart, and graduated at the top of his class at the CSI Academy." And Guerra portrays Serena, "a hard-boiled, tiny but mighty, tough-skinned cynic. There is no room inside Serena for a filter. A daughter of cops and a sister to doctors, Serena is not content to let science lead the way without some saucy commentary and tough questions." (Deadline.com)
DYNASTY (The CW) - Charisma Carpenter will drop by the show's July 8 episode as Heather, "a former babysitter of Fallon's who makes a surprise return - and drops a huge bombshell on the Carringtons." (TVLine.com)
FBI (CBS) - The network pulled tonight's school shooting-themed season finale "Prodigal Son" following the real life events in Uvalde, Texas today. It's not clear when the episode will be rescheduled. A repeat of "Under Pressure" aired in its place. (Deadline.com)
HISTORY OF A PLEASURE SEEKER (Hulu) - Lesley-Ann Brandt is the latest addition to the drama pilot as Jacobina: "Powerful, beautiful and always in control, Jacobina has achieved everything her privileged childhood taught her to wish for. She's helped her husband become one of the richest men in Europe and her two accomplished daughters rule the fashion world. But her adored 10-year-old son Egbert has refused to leave the house for two years." (Deadline.com)
MRS. AMERICAN PIE (Apple TV+) - Josh Lucas has been cast as Douglas, Maxine's (Kristen Wiig) husband, in the upcoming comedy series. (Deadline.com)
NEW AMSTERDAM (NBC) - Sandra Mae Frank, who plays Dr. Elizabeth Wilder, will return as a regular for the show's upcoming fifth and final season. (TVLine.com)
THAT '90S SHOW (Netflix) - Tommy Chong will reprise his "That '70s Show" role of Leo in the reboot series. (Deadline.com)





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· COBRA KAI (NETFLIX)
· CSI: VEGAS (CBS)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· DYNASTY (CW)
· FBI (CBS)
· HISTORY OF A PLEASURE SEEKER (HULU)
· MRS. AMERICAN PIE (APPLE TV PLUS)
· NEW AMSTERDAM (NBC)
· THAT '70S SHOW (FOX)
· THAT '90S SHOW (NETFLIX)





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