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What is the DEVWATCH?

This section will allow you to track what's in development - whether it be by network, by commitment, by status, by genre or by studio - or just to see a list of all the projects we currently cover.

Each project has its own DEVWATCH page where you can see all the news, dvds, listings, etc. related to it. There you can also add it to your MYFUTON page for easy tracking.

Instructions: Use the filter options to the right to narrow your search. You can also click on a resulting column name to sort the results by that option. For specific title searches or to search by cast or crew member, use the site's main search box located at the top of each page.

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BIG LEAP, THE 8/28/15 -
1/8/21
1/8/21 FOX ordered to pilot currently in development
(2021-2022 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television
· FOX Entertainment

[related genres]
· based on a tv series
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Jon Rudnitsky as Mike Devries
· Kevin Daniels as Wayne Sleep
· Laura Benanti as Paula Dirks (Originally Cast)
· Mallory Jansen as Monica Sullivan
· Matt Lucas as Wayne Sleep (Originally Cast)
· Piper Perabo as Paula Dirks
· Ray Cham as Justin Reyes
· Scott Foley as Nick Smart
· Ser'Darius Blain as Reggie Sadler
· Simone Recasner as Gabby Taylor
· Teri Polo as Julia Torrence
[who's making it?]
· Jason Winer as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Liz Heldens as CRTR/EP
· Sue Naegle as EP
[what's it about?]
(from FOX's press release, July 2020) Inspired by a UK format, THE BIG LEAP is a funny and contemporary tale about second chances, chasing your dreams and taking back what's yours. The show centers on a group of diverse underdogs from all different w... [continued]
BLOOD RELATIVE 2/6/20 -
1/14/21
1/14/21 FOX ordered to pilot currently in development
(2021-2022 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 3 Dot Productions
· Anonymous Content
· FOX Entertainment
· Paramount Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Dascha Polanco as Maria Alvarez
· Dawnn Lewis as Hannah Dixon
· Jude Elizabeth Mayer as Ashley Kelly
· Melissa Leo as Louise Kelly
· Sarah Catherine Hook as Ashley Kelly (Originally Cast)
· Tate Donovan as John Kelly
· Tracie Thoms as Hannah Dixon (Originally Cast)
· Tyrone Marshall Brown as Brick Doughty
[who's making it?]
· Chris Levinson as CRTR/EP
· James Renner as BOOK/CRTR/EP
· Liza Chasin as EP
· Phillip Noyce as EP/DIR (Pilot)
[what's it about?]
(from FOX's press release, July 2020) Genetic genealogy is the best new tool in crime scene forensics, and nobody knows it like Louise Kelly. Too bad she's impossible to deal with. Based on James Renner's article "Beyond the Jungle of Bad: The True S... [continued]
CITY HALL 9/16/19 -
6/12/20
6/12/20 FOX script currently in development
(2021-2022 season)
[who's behind it?]
· FOX Entertainment
· Nacelle Company, The
· SideCar

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Brian Volk-Weiss as EP
· Bruce Romans as CRTR/EP
· Gail Berman as EP
· Jeff Gorell as EP
· Matt Ochacher as EP
· Michael Pelmont as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about the lives of the three most powerful people in Los Angeles: Mayor Ben Bautista, a rising Democratic political star; his loyal Chief of Staff, Maya Phillips; and the Deputy Mayor, Jack Cavanaugh
CLEANING LADY, THE 10/22/19 -
1/19/21
1/19/21 FOX ordered to pilot currently in development
(2021-2022 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Amore & Vita Productions
· FOX Entertainment
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· based on a tv series
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Adan Canto as Arman Morales
· Élodie Yung as Reyna Salonga
· Ginger Gonzaga as Fiona Rivera (Originally Cast)
· Shannyn Sossamon as Reyna Salonga (Originally Cast)
· Vincent Piazza as Gavin Ross
[who's making it?]
· Melissa Carter as EP
· Michael Offer as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Miranda Kwok as CRTR/EP
· Shay Mitchell as EP
[what's it about?]
(from FOX's press release, July 2020) THE CLEANING LADY is a darkly aspirational character drama about a whip-smart doctor who comes to the U.S. for a medical treatment to save her ailing son. But when the system fails and pushes her into hiding, she... [continued]
COUNSEL, THE 10/28/20 10/28/20 FOX script (with penalty) currently in development
(2021-2022 season)
[who's behind it?]
· FOX Entertainment
· Scott Free Productions
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Clayton Krueger as EP
· David W. Zucker as EP
· Erica Shelton as CRTR/EP
· Jordan Sheehan as EP
· Ridley Scott as EP
· Sunny Hostin as EP
[what's it about?]
drama inspired by the extraordinary political and personal experiences of Sunny Hostin; in it, four thirtysomething women of color, who are leaders in their respective fields of journalism, law, politics and public relations, must rely on their lifel... [continued]
DAYLIGHT 12/18/20 12/18/20 FOX script currently in development
(2021-2022 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Blue Ant Studios
· FOX Entertainment

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Denise Hahn as CRTR/EP
· Eva Miller as EP
· Janet Grillo as EP
· Laura Michalchyshyn as EP
· Marion Pauw as BOOK/EP
· Sofia Sondervan-Bild as EP
[what's it about?]
drama based on Marion Pauw's novel "Daglicht," about Iris, a high-powered Korean American lawyer, who makes the shocking discovery that a local convicted murderer is her estranged brother; when she learns the prisoner shares the same developmental di... [continued]
FANTASY ISLAND 12/15/20 12/15/20 FOX ordered to series currently in development
(2021-2022 season)
[who's behind it?]
· FOX Entertainment
· Gemstone Studios
· Sony Pictures Television

[related genres]
· based on a tv series
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Liz Craft as CRTR/EP
· Sarah Fain as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
(from FOX's press release, December 2020) FOX has given a straight-to-series order to a contemporary version of the iconic drama FANTASY ISLAND, from Liz Craft and Sarah Fain ("The 100," "The Shield," "Lie to Me"), to air in Summer 2021, it was annou... [continued]
FARM, THE 9/3/20 9/3/20 FOX script currently in development
(2021-2022 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Television
· DiVide Pictures
· FOX Entertainment

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Deanna Harris as PROD
· Milo Ventimiglia as EP
· Paul Sciarrotta as CRTR/EP
· Russ Cundiff as EP
[what's it about?]
multi-generational family drama set against the backdrop of competing farms in rural America - Big AG vs. Family Farm
FREE WILL 7/7/20 7/7/20 FOX script currently in development
(2021-2022 season)
[who's behind it?]
· FOX Entertainment
· Will Packer Media

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Kirk A. Moore as CRTR/EP
· Quinton Peeples as EP
· Sheila Ducksworth as EP
· Will Packer as EP
[what's it about?]
provocative family drama that follows the Shoppes, a prominent black family based in New Orleans who run a psychic business
ICON 8/25/20 8/25/20 FOX script currently in development
(2021-2022 season)
[who's behind it?]
· FOX Entertainment
· Jackal Group, The
· Sandbox Entertainment

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Cactus Moser as PROD
· Gail Berman as EP
· Greg Hill as PROD
· Hend Baghdady as EP
· Jason Owen as EP
· Larry Strickland as PROD
· Les Borsai as PROD
· Naomi Judd as EP
· Wynonna Judd as EP
[what's it about?]
anthology drama series profiling some of the world's biggest music legends
INTERCEPTOR 8/26/20 8/26/20 FOX script currently in development
(2021-2022 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Based on a True Story Productions
· FOX Entertainment
· Nacelle Company, The

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Brian Volk-Weiss as EP
· David Daitch as CRTR/EP
· John Pruitt as CRTR/EP
· Katie J. Stone as CRTR/EP
· Kimberly Harrison as EP
· Matt Ochacher as EP
· Michael Pelmont as EP
[what's it about?]
drama which revolves around a rookie Coast Guard Special Forces team, as diverse as the nation they are sworn to protect, must battle the drug infested waters off the coast of Florida, and navigate the streets of Miami, all while working through the ... [continued]
LONG HAUL, THE 10/9/20 10/9/20 FOX ordered to pilot
[script-to-series order]
currently in development
(2021-2022 season)
[who's behind it?]
· FOX Entertainment
· Osprey Productions
· Sony Pictures Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Jennifer Robinson as EP
· Josh Berman as EP
· Katie Lovejoy as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama set against the backdrop of the hyper-masculine world of long haul trucking; it is about a young mother and her teenage daughter who flee their small-town
OUR KIND OF PEOPLE 9/22/17 -
1/8/21
1/8/21 FOX ordered to pilot
[script-to-series order]
currently in development
(2021-2022 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television
· Lee Daniels Entertainment
· Propagate
· TheGistOfIt

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Ben Silverman as EP
· Howard T. Owens as EP
· Jay Weisleder as EP
· Karin Gist as CRTR/EP
· Lawrence Otis Graham as BOOK
· Lee Daniels as EP
· Marc Velez as EP
· Montrel McKay as EP
· Pam Williams as EP
· Rodney Ferrell as EP
· Wendy Calhoun as CRTR/EP (2017)
[what's it about?]
multi-generational family drama uncovering the lives of America's black upper class by chronicling a dazzling Chicago dynasty with a dark secret threatening to rip it apart
PERFECT COUPLE, THE 9/3/19 -
6/12/20
6/12/20 FOX script currently in development
(2021-2022 season)
[who's behind it?]
· FOX Entertainment
· SideCar

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Elin Hilderbrand as BOOK/EP
· Gail Berman as EP
· Jenna Lamia as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama based on Elin Hilderbrand's bestselling novel which centers around wedding season on Nantucket in which a body is discovered in Nantucket Harbor just hours before a ceremony
RED WIDOW 2/5/21 2/5/21 FOX script currently in development
(2021-2022 season)
[who's behind it?]
· FOX Entertainment

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Alma Katsu as BOOK/EP
· Sarah Condon as EP
[what's it about?]
drama based on Alma Katsu's forthcoming book in which the lives of two female CIA agents become intertwined around an internal threat to the Agency's Russia Division as they navigate the mostly male world of intelligence
SUEÑO 9/17/20 9/17/20 FOX script (with penalty) currently in development
(2021-2022 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Berlanti Productions
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· David Madden as EP
· Erika Kennair as PROD
· Gabriel Llanas as CRTR/EP
· Greg Berlanti as EP
· Marcos Siega as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Robbie Rogers as EP
· Sarah Schechter as EP
[what's it about?]
drama which follows a young Mexican-American man and his family as he battles through a competitive soccer reality show
UNTITLED EMPIRE SPIN-OFF PROJECT 7/23/20 -
12/14/20
12/14/20 FOX script
[network passed on 12/14/20]
currently in development
(2021-2022 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television
· TPH Entertainment

[related genres]
· based on a tv series
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Taraji P. Henson as Cookie Lyon
[who's making it?]
· Brian Grazer as EP
· Christine Conley as EP
· Danny Strong as CRTR/EP
· Lee Daniels as EP
· Samie Falvey as EP
· Sanaa Hamri as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Stacy A. Littlejohn as CRTR/EP
· Taraji P. Henson as EP
· Yolonda Lawrence as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
spin-off series focused on Taraji P. Henson's Cookie Lyon character
UNTITLED FILM RE-ENACTMENT PROJECT 2/12/20 -
1/8/21
1/8/21 FOX ordered to pilot currently in development
(2021-2022 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Amblin Television
· FOX Entertainment
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Ramon Rodriguez as James "Jax" Jackson
[who's making it?]
· Darryl Frank as EP
· Gail Berman as EP
· Greg Mottola as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Justin Falvey as EP
· Lauren Shuler Donner as EP
· Richard Donner as EP
· Sarah Watson as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
(from FOX's press release, July 2020) After failing to make it in New York and carrying a heavy secret with her, Stella Cooper returns to her distressed automotive hometown to substitute teach. She finds inspiration, hope, and ultimately salvation wh... [continued]
UNTITLED LIZ BRIXIUS PROJECT 8/21/20 8/21/20 FOX script (with penalty) currently in development
(2021-2022 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Appian Way Productions
· FOX Entertainment
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Jennifer Davisson as EP
· Joshilyn Jackson as BOOK/PROD
· Leonardo DiCaprio as EP
· Liz Brixius as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama which revolves a friendly book club of suburban moms that becomes the perfect feeding ground for a charismatic new neighbor with a penchant for blackmail; based on Joshilyn Jackson's bestselling suspense novel "Never Have I Ever"
UNTITLED MELISSA LONDON HILFERS PROJECT 9/30/19 -
1/8/21
1/8/21 FOX ordered to pilot
[script-to-series order]
currently in development
(2021-2022 season)
[who's behind it?]
· FOX Entertainment
· Sandbox Entertainment
· SideCar

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Gail Berman as EP
· Hend Baghdady as EP
· Jason Owen as EP
· Melissa London Hilfers as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama billed as an epic, multi-generational musical drama about America's first family of country music
UNTITLED TINA POWERS PROJECT 11/23/20 11/23/20 FOX script currently in development
(2021-2022 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Kapital Entertainment
· KatCo

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Aaron Kaplan as EP
· Dana Honor as EP
· Jenni Pulos as PROD
· Michael Alaimo as CRTR/EP
· Tina Powers as PROD
· Tracy Katsky as EP
[what's it about?]
crime drama procedural in which a quirky TV news crime reporter starts listening to the voices she hears from beyond the grave in order to help Miami's finest solve crimes