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[06/17/22 - 11:14 PM]
Development Update: Friday, June 17
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!


CRIMINAL NATURE (ABC) - Julia Chan has scored a role on the Michaela McManus/Parker Young-led drama pilot as Lisa, "the medical agent on Audrey's (McManus) ISB (Investigative Services Branch) office, and a master of earth and life sciences. Quirky and off-center but always fashion forward, Lisa is proud of her Chinese roots and fiercely protective of her squad." (Deadline.com)
FAR NORTH (Sundance Now, New!) - Temuera Morrison and Robyn Malcolm will star in a six-episode drama for the streamer about "an everyday couple who foil an international crime ring's largest ever deal in the Pacific." Writer/director David White is behind the project and will executive produce via his White Balance Pictures alongside Kelly Martin of South Pacific Pictures with Chris Bailey and Nicole Horan producing. Dimitrius Schuster-Koloamatangi, Xana Tang, Fei Li, Gabriel Chao Ren, Maaka Pohatu and Fay Tofilau also star in unspecified roles. (Variety.com)
ROOKIE, THE: FEDS (ABC) - Britt Robertson has joined the cast of the spin-off series as Laura Stensen: "She is the "black sheep" of a family of brilliant academics and the youngest person ever allowed into the FBI's behavioral analysis unit. But after discovering that her boyfriend had been cheating on her with her best friend, Laura fell into a slump - how could a criminal profiler miss that the people closest to her were liars? Given a lifeline in Garza's new unit, Laura's ready to throw her socially awkward, workaholic, book-smart self-back into the job, hoping to get her mojo back." (Deadline.com)
SEAL TEAM (CBS) - Executive producer Spencer Hudnut has signed a new overall deal with producer CBS Studios. (Deadline.com)
SNOWPIERCER (TNT) - The post-apocalyptic drama's upcoming fourth season will be its last. "We can confirm that Snowpiercer will end after a successful, multi-season run on TNT," a spokesperson for the network said in a statement. "Its talented writers, actors and crew took an extraordinary premise and brought it to life in thrilling ways. It was critically acclaimed, had a significant impact on the post-apocalyptic genre and now remains in the hearts and minds of fans forever." (Deadline.com)





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· CRIMINAL NATURE (ABC)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· FAR NORTH (SUNDANCE NOW)
· ROOKIE, THE: FEDS (ABC)
· SEAL TEAM (PARAMOUNT PLUS)
· SNOWPIERCER (TNT)





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