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[03/08/19 - 11:47 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 8
Updates include: HBO's "Crashing," Showtime's "SMILF" get the axe; Finn Jones is FOX's "Prodigal Son"; and Juliet Rylance lands title role in ABC's "The Hypnotist's Love Story."

[03/06/19 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 6
Updates include: The CW's "Arrow" to end with recently ordered eighth season; "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek reveals cancer diagnosis; and HBO orders Merritt Wever-led "Run" to series.

[03/05/19 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 5
Updates include: Russell Hornsby scores title role in NBC's "Lincoln"; Michael Sheen to star in FOX's "Prodigal Son"; and Sarah Drew, Walton Goggins to lead respective CBS pilots.

[02/28/19 - 11:44 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 28
Updates include: Julia Roberts in talks to star in Amazon's "Charlotte Walsh Likes to Win"; AMC eyes third entry in "The Walking Dead" franchise; and Erin Darke to lead YouTube's "It's a Man's World."

[02/14/19 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 14
Updates include: USA gives green light to "Psych: The Movie 2"; Kennedy McMann to play "Nancy Drew" for The CW; and Katja Herbers to lead "Evil" at CBS.

[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.

[10/18/18 - 11:49 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 18
Updates include: Netflix cancels family comedy "All About the Washingtons"; Mark Ruffalo-led "I Know This Much Is True" a go at HBO; and Derek Mio to star in season two of AMC's "The Terror."







HYPNOTIST'S LOVE STORY, THE (ABC)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
10/18/18 - 3/8/19
STATUS:
currently in development (2019-2020 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
ordered to pilot
DESCRIPTION:
small screen take on Liane Moriarty's book, which centers on successful hypnotherapist Ellen, who after a string of failed romances is optimistic about her current boyfriend, until he reveals a disturbing truth: a stalker ex-girlfriend who has been following him for years
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Adan Canto as Patrick
· Heather Graham as Sasha
· Jane Seymour as Anne
· Juliet Rylance as Ellen
· Liza Lapira as Julie
CREW INFORMATION:
· David Hoberman as EP
· Francesca Gregorini as DIR (Pilot)
· Heather Graham as EP
· Katie Wech as CRTR/EP
· Laurie Zaks as EP
· Liane Moriarty as BOOK
· Todd Lieberman as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· ABC Studios
· Mandeville Films & Television