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[05/29/19 - 06:00 AM]
Production Has Begun on the Starz Crime Drama "Hightown"
The scripted crime drama begins when a body washes ashore on Labor Day weekend and is discovered by an irreverent National Marine Fisheries Service officer, Jackie Quinones (Monica Raymund), who is determined to help solve the murder even if the state cops want her nowhere near the case.

[02/27/19 - 11:55 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 27
Updates include: FOX cancels "Love Connection" after two seasons; Mike Vogel to lead ABC's "Triangle"; and Stephen Dorff to play "Deputy" for FOX.

[02/05/19 - 01:30 PM]
Starz Names Oscar(R) Nominee Rachel Morrison Director for "Hightown"
Plus: Shane Harper and Atkins Estimond have joined the cast as Junior and Osito, respectively.

[01/14/19 - 11:48 PM]
Development Update: Monday, January 14
Updates include: Matthew Rhys to lead "Perry Mason" at HBO; USA's "Treadstone" rounds out its cast; and Heather Graham-led "The Hypnotist's Love Story" lands pilot order at ABC.

[01/08/19 - 11:07 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, January 8
Updates include: CBS All Access commissions two more "Short Treks"; Luke Wilson tapped for DC Universe's "Stargirl"; and Kim Delaney, Bill Brochtrup to return for ABC's "NYPD Blue" sequel series.

[11/26/18 - 12:15 PM]
Starz Announces Series Orders for "P-Valley" and "Hightown"
"P-Valley" project takes an unapologetic look at the lives of strip club dancers working down in the Dirty Delta, while "Hightown" touches on the current opioid epidemic sweeping the U.S.

[09/14/18 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Friday, September 14
Updates include: Elizabeth Tulloch cast as Lois Lane in The CW's crossover event; Monica Raymund to lead "P-Town" at Starz; and Neal McDonough to recur on Paramount Network's "Yellowstone."

[11/27/17 - 11:38 PM]
Development Update: Monday, November 27
Updates include: CBS passes on back order for "Wisdom of the Crowd"; John Stamos to recur on Lifetime's "You"; and Courtney B. Vance topline FX's "Heist 88."







HIGHTOWN (STARZ)
Premieres in TBA 2019 or 2020 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
???
STATUS:
new in 2019/2020 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (??? episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from Starz's press release, May 2019) Starz, a Lionsgate company (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B), announced today that production has commenced on the new STARZ Original Series "Hightown," from Rebecca Cutter ("Gotham"), Gary Lennon (STARZ Original Series "Power") and Jerry Bruckheimer TV. "Hightown" stars Monica Raymund ("Chicago Fire") and James Badge Dale (Hold the Dark, 13 Hours). The first look photo taken from the set of "Hightown" (from left to right) features Director of Photography Radium Cheung, actress Monica Raymund, and Director Rachel Morrison. "'Hightown' is a crime drama about fiercely flawed people using whoever and whatever they can to get through the night. Through these characters, 'Hightown' explores themes of addiction and recovery and the possibility of redemption." Writer and executive producer Rebecca Cutter adds, "I cannot wait to see how Rachel Morrison and this brilliant cast bring the story to life." The scripted crime drama begins when a body washes ashore on Labor Day weekend and is discovered by an irreverent National Marine Fisheries Service officer, Jackie Quinones (Raymund), who is determined to help solve the murder even if the state cops want her nowhere near the case.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Amaury Nolasco as Frankie Alvarez
· Atkins Estimond as Osito
· Dohn Norwood as Alan Saintille
· James Badge Dale as Ray Abruzzo
· Monica Raymund as Jackie Quinones
· Riley Voelkel as Renee Shaw
· Shane Harper as Junior
CREW INFORMATION:
· Gary Lennon as EP
· Jerry Bruckheimer as EP
· Jonathan Littman as EP
· Kristie Anne Reed as EP
· Rachel Morrison as DIR (Pilot)
· Rebecca Cutter as CRTR/EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Jerry Bruckheimer Television