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[09/05/18 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, September 5
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!


ACT, THE (Hulu) - Oscar and Emmy winner Patricia Arquette is the first to be cast in the anthology series, which follows Gypsy Blanchard, "a girl trying to escape the toxic relationship she has with her overprotective mother, Dee Dee (Arquette). Her quest for independence opens a Pandora's box of secrets, one that ultimately leads to murder." (Deadline.com)
AMERICAN WOMAN (Paramount) - The cable channel has canceled its Alicia Silverstone-led comedy after one season. The show's August 23 finale drew 746,000 viewers (224,000 adults 18-49) in Live+3, down from its June 7 launch of 1.004 million viewers (503,000 adults 1849). (Deadline.com)
BLACK LIGHTNING (The CW) - Sofia Vassilieva has been cast as DC Comics hero Looker, who's been everything from "a mousy bank teller who following a metahuman (and glam) transformation joined the Outsiders superhero team, to, yes, a vampire" in the comics. (TVLine.com)
BLACKLIST, THE (NBC) - Ken Leung has booked a yet-to-be-revealed recurring role on the upcoming sixth season. (TVLine.com)
CROWN, THE (Netflix) - Christian Schwochow is slated to helm two episodes of the upcoming third season. (Deadline.com)
DOOM PATROL (DC) - Timothy Dalton has been cast as the group's leader, Dr. Niles "The Chief" Caulder, in the upcoming series. (@TheDCUniverse)
HOMECOMING (Amazon) - Creators Eli Horowitz and Micah Bloomberg have signed an overall deal with Universal Cable Productions where they'll develop new series projects for the studio. (Deadline.com)
SHRILL (Hulu) - Julia Sweeney has been cast in the Aidy Bryant-led comedy series as Annie's (Bryant) mom. (Deadline.com)





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· ACT, THE (HULU)
· AMERICAN WOMAN (PARAMOUNT)
· BLACK LIGHTNING (CW)
· BLACKLIST, THE (NBC)
· CROWN, THE (NETFLIX)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· DOOM PATROL (DC)
· HOMECOMING (AMAZON)
· SHRILL (HULU)





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