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[08/18/17 - 11:18 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 18
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!


100, THE (The CW) - Jordan Bolger has signed onto the new season as "a self-professed adrenaline junkie named Zeke." Additionally, Lola Flanery has been cast as Clarke's "daughter" Madi, taking over from Imogen Tear. (TVLine.com)
GOD FRIENDED ME (CBS, New!) - Steven Lilien and Bryan Wynbrandt have sold a new drama to the Eye about "an outspoken atheist whose life is turned upside down when he is 'friended' by God on Facebook. Unwittingly, he becomes an agent of change in the lives and destinies of others around him." Marcos Siega is also on board to direct and executive produce the project, which has a put pilot commitment, alongside Berlanti Productions' Greg Berlanti and Sarah Schechter for Warner Bros. Television. (Deadline.com)
GOTHAM (FOX) - Marina Benedict and Benjamin Stockham are both bound for the new season as Cherry, "the owner of a fight club in The Narrows aka Gotham's most dangerous neighborhood"; and Alex Winthrop, "the bookish grandson of a museum curator whom Bruce comes in contact with when tracking a mysterious artifact," respectively. (TVLine.com)
LETHAL WEAPON (FOX) - Adrian Pasdar will drop by the show's sophomore run as "a con artist grifter"; while Thomas Lennon will "return to the role of neurotic lawyer Leo Getz a few times." (TVLine.com)
MILLION LITTLE THINGS, A (ABC, New!) - D.J. Nash has scored a put pilot commitment from the Alphabet for a new hourlong dramedy about "a group of friends who, for different reasons and in different ways, are all stuck in their lives, but when one of them dies unexpectedly, it's just the wake up call the others need to finally start living." Kapital Entertainment's Aaron Kaplan and Dana Honor will also executive produce. No studio was indicated. (Deadline.com)
MY OTHER LIFE IN BROOKLYN (CBS, New!) - D.J. Nash has likewise sold a multi-camera comedy to the Eye about "a guy who marries the woman of his dreams, only to get the job of a lifetime 200 miles away. As he moves back in with his single friends, flying home to his wife on the weekends, he discovers that relationship issues are ever-present in his life, regardless of what zip code he happens to be living in." CBS Television Studios is behind the half-hour with Kapital Entertainment's Aaron Kaplan and Dana Honor also executive producing. Nash previously sold the project to NBC in 2004 with Grammnet Productions co-producing. (Deadline.com)
UNREQUITED, THE (NBC, New!) - The Peacock has issued a put pilot commitment to a new drama from Kevin Falls about "four adult siblings who descend on their mother's home for the funeral of their father, the former governor of California. After the youngest and only son finds an old, unopened love letter from a college girlfriend, it starts a chain of events that might change the trajectory of both his own life and members of his family." 20th Century Television is behind the hour. (Deadline.com)





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· 100, THE (CW)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· GOD FRIENDED ME (CBS)
· GOTHAM (FOX)
· LETHAL WEAPON (FOX)
· MILLION LITTLE THINGS, A (ABC)
· MY OTHER LIFE IN BROOKLYN (CBS)
· UNREQUITED, THE (NBC)





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