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[07/29/20 - 11:18 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, July 29
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

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

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DANCING WITH HORSES (FOX) - Filming on a "high-quality proof of concept pilot" has been completed for the project, which is likened to "Dancing with the Stars" but with horses. Claudia Rosencrantz and Adrian Woolfe are presumably the executive producers for Studio 1 with Sarah Ferguson, the Duchess of York, confirmed as one of the judges. (Deadline.com)
LITTLE FIRES EVERYWHERE (Hulu) - Kerry Washington and Pilar Savone have signed a new three-year overall deal with ABC Studios. The pact extends the run of their Simpson Street Productions banner at the company, where they'll continue to develop new series projects. (Deadline.com)
TINY TALK SHOW (Quibi, New!) - Marsai Martin is set to host a new talk show at the streaming service "billed as the world's smallest functional talk show. The set will be a one-sixth scale of an actual set that reflects the mission of the show itself: intimate, revealing, and devoted to subjects with a lot to say." She'll likewise executive produce alongside Genius Entertainment's Josh Martin and Carol Martin as well as Art & Industry's Michelle Caputo and Shannon Hartman. Alex Diaz, Daryn Carp and Nicole Dow will serve as producers. (Deadline.com)
WOMEN, THE (ABC, New!) - Jennifer Johnson and Glenn Porter have a sold a new drama to the Alphabet billed as "a propulsive thriller about a conspiracy of powerful and dangerous women who attempt to take over the global power structure before male dominance leads us to ruin, using violence to end violence, corruption to end corruption, and destruction to end destruction." Prolific Film Content's Mark Pellington and Kapital Entertainment's Aaron Kaplan and Dana Honor will also executive produce the project, which has a penalty attached. (Deadline.com)





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· DANCING WITH HORSES (FOX)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· LITTLE FIRES EVERYWHERE (HULU)
· TINY TALK SHOW (QUIBI)
· WOMEN, THE (ABC)





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