[10/30/19 - 11:09 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 30
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- The latest development news, culled from recent wire reports:

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ADAM & EVA (NBC, New!) - Mike Daniels is looking to bring writer Robert Alberdingk Thijm and director Norbert ter Hall's Dutch series to the small screen at the Peacock, "described as a funny and heartfelt drama that chronicles the epic love and lives of two complete strangers whose multiple run-ins begin to defy coincidence and lead both to believe in fate." Daniels is attached to pen the pilot and executive produce alongside David Janollari Entertainment's David Janollari and Scripted World's Rob Golenberg and Alon Aranya for Universal Television. Golenberg and Aranya previously sold a small screen take on the series to FOX in 2017 with Steven Levenson and Marc Platt spearheading the project. (Deadline.com)
CHICAGO FIRE (NBC) - Monica Raymund will reprise her role of Gabby Dawson during the show's midseason finale on November 20. (Deadline.com)
ONE OF US IS LYING (Peacock) - The mystery drama pilot, "the story of what happens when five high schoolers walk into detention and only four make it out alive," has cast Marianly Tejada as Brownyn, who "is so focused on the future she rarely thinks about the present"; Cooper van Grootel as Nate, "the school's most notorious drug dealer"; Annalisa Cochrane as Addy, who "makes high school look easy, but you don't become the school's most popular cheerleader without hiding secrets"; Chibuikem Uche as Cooper, "a dominant high school baseball pitcher"; Jessica McLeod as Janae, "a punk outsider who hates her fake classmates"; Barrett Carnahan as Jake, "the captain of the football team and the boyfriend of Addy"; and Melissa Collazo as Maeve, "Bronwyn's little sister, who developed a tough demeanor while losing years to a childhood fight with Leukemia." (Deadline.com)
PERFECT HARMONY (NBC) - Joshua Malina will visit his fellow "The West Wing" alum Bradley Whitford on the newcomer as Torsten VanBlaricum, "a judge of the "Conley Fork's Finest" pageant who sits next to Arthur and gradually reveals himself to be eccentric." (Deadline.com)
REASONABLE DOUBT (ABC, New!) - Raamla Mohamed has booked a new legal drama at the Alphabet about Charlie Stewart, whom "you'll judge for her questionable ethics and wild interpretations of the law... until you're the one in trouble." Simpson Street Productions' Kerry Washington and Pilar Savone and Wilmore Films' Larry Wilmore will also executive produce the ABC Studios-based project with attorney Shawn Holley and Jon Leshay co-executive producing. (Deadline.com)
UNTITLED JEFFREY EPSTEIN PROJECT (HBO, New!) - Adam McKay is developing a limited series about "the disgraced financier and convicted sex offender" as part of a new five-year, first-look deal with the pay channel and sibling HBO Max. Kevin Messick will also executive produce the project, which will be based on Miami Herald investigative reporter Julie K. Brown's upcoming book, as part of their newly launched banner Hyperobject Industries. (Deadline.com)

  [october 2019]  


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