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What is the DEVWATCH?

This section will allow you to track what's in development - whether it be by network, by commitment, by status, by genre or by studio - or just to see a list of all the projects we currently cover.

Each project has its own DEVWATCH page where you can see all the news, dvds, listings, etc. related to it. There you can also add it to your MYFUTON page for easy tracking.

Instructions: Use the filter options to the right to narrow your search. You can also click on a resulting column name to sort the results by that option. For specific title searches or to search by cast or crew member, use the site's main search box located at the top of each page.

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series date
start/end
updated network commitment status
4400, THE 11/7/18 -
4/7/21
4/7/21 CW ordered to pilot
[script-to-series order]
currently in development
(2021-2022 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Studios

[related genres]
· based on a tv series
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Amarr Wooten as Hayden
· Brittany Adebumola as Shanice
· Jaye Ladymore as Claudette
· Joseph David-Jones as Rev Johnson
· Khailah Johnson as Ladonna
[who's making it?]
· Anna Fricke as EP
· Ariana Jackson as CRTR/EP
· Erica Watson as CO-EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Laura Terry as EP
[what's it about?]
reboot of the 2004-07 series in which 4400 overlooked, undervalued, or otherwise marginalized people who vanished without a trace over the last hundred years are all returned in an instant, having not aged a day and with no memory of what happened to... [continued]
POWERPUFF GIRLS, THE 8/24/20 -
4/1/21
4/1/21 CW ordered to pilot currently in development
(2021-2022 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Berlanti Productions
· Vita Vera Films
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· based on a tv series
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Chloe Bennet as Blossom Utonium
· Donald Faison as Professor Drake Utonium
· Dove Cameron as Bubbles Utonium
· Nicholas Podany as Joseph "Jojo" Mondel, Jr.
· Yana Perrault as Buttercup Utonium
[who's making it?]
· Craig McCracken as CRTR (Original Series)
· David Madden as EP
· Diablo Cody as CRTR/EP
· Greg Berlanti as EP
· Heather V. Regnier as CRTR/EP
· Maggie Kiley as DIR (Pilot)
· Sarah Schechter as EP
[what's it about?]
live-action take on Craig McCracken's animated series which sees the pint-sized superheroes as disillusioned twentysomethings who resent having lost their childhood to crime fighting
TOM SWIFT 10/28/20 -
2/8/21
2/8/21 CW ordered to pilot
[backdoor pilot of "Nancy Drew"]
currently in development
(2021-2022 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Studios
· Fake Empire

[related genres]
· based on a tv series
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Tian Richards as Tom Swift
[who's making it?]
· Cameron Johnson as CRTR/EP
· Josh Schwartz as EP
· Lis Rowinski as EP
· Melinda Hsu Taylor as CRTR/EP
· Noga Landau as CRTR/EP
· Ruben Garcia as DIR (Pilot)
· Stephanie Savage as EP
[what's it about?]
"Nancy Drew" spin-off which follows the serialized adventures of its titular Black, gay, billionaire inventor who is thrust into a world of sci-fi conspiracy and unexplained phenomena after the shocking disappearance of his father
PAINKILLER 11/12/20 -
3/25/21
3/25/21 CW ordered to pilot
[backdoor pilot of "Black Lightning"; aired 4/12/21]
currently in development
(2021-2022 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· based on a tv series
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Alexander Hodge as Philky
· James Roch as Cousin Donald
· Jordan Calloway as Khalil Payne
· Sibongile Mlambo as Maya
[who's making it?]
· Salim Akil as CRTR/EP/DIR (Pilot)
[what's it about?]
(from The CW's press release, March 2021) Khalil Payne (Jordan Calloway) is a young man ridden with the guilt of his troubled past from his former life in Freeland City, where, as a super-enhanced killing machine known as Painkiller, he was both a me... [continued]
NAOMI 12/4/20 -
3/31/21
3/31/21 CW ordered to pilot currently in development
(2021-2022 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Array Filmworks
· DC Entertainment
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· based on a comic book
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Aidan Gemme as Jacob
· Alexander Wraith as Dee
· Barry Watson as Greg
· Camila Moreno as Lourdes
· Cranston Johnson as Zumbado
· Daniel Puig as Nathan
· Kaci Walfall as Naomi
· Mary-Charles Jones as Annabelle
· Mouzam Makkar as Jennifer
· Will Meyers as Anthony
[who's making it?]
· Ava DuVernay as CRTR/EP
· Jill Blankenship as CRTR/EP
· Paul Garnes as PROD
· Sarah Bremner as PROD
[what's it about?]
drama based on the DC Comics series which follows a teen girl's journey from her small northwestern town to the heights of the multiverse; when a supernatural event shakes her hometown to the core, Naomi sets out to uncover its origins, and what she ... [continued]
ALL AMERICAN: HOMECOMING 12/18/20 -
3/29/21
3/29/21 CW ordered to pilot
[backdoor pilot of "All American"]
currently in development
(2021-2022 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Berlanti Productions
· CBS Studios
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· based on a tv series
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Camille Hyde as Thea Mays
· Cory Hadrict as Coach Marcus Turner
· Geffri Maya as Simone Hicks
· Kelly Jenrette as Amara Patterson
· Netta Walker as Keisha McCalla
· Peyton Alex Smith as Damons Sims
· Sylverser Powell as Jessie Raymond, Jr.
[who's making it?]
· David Madden as EP
· Greg Berlanti as EP
· Michael Schultz as DIR (Pilot)
· Nkechi Okoro Carroll as CRTR/EP
· Robbie Rogers as EP
· Sarah Schechter as EP
[what's it about?]
"All American" spin-off which follows a young tennis hopeful from Beverly Hills and an elite baseball player from Chicago as they contend with the high stakes of college sports, while also navigating the highs, lows and sexiness of unsupervised early... [continued]
CLOISTER F*CKED 2/9/21 -
3/17/21
3/17/21 CW ordered to pilot currently in development
(2021-2022 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Studios
· Sutton St. Productions

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Abubakr Ali as Rahim
· Bella Ortiz as Sister Maggie
· Caitlin Kinnunen as Sister Frances
· Joe Regalbuto as Father Quinn
· Karen Robinson as Sister Mary Annette Shiloh
· Kathleen Chalfant as Sister Joyce
· Maxwell Whittington-Cooper as Laurie
[who's making it?]
· Claire Rothrock as CRTR/EP
· Jennie Snyder Urman as EP
· Joanna Klein as EP
· Ryann Weir as CRTR/EP
· Tessa Blake as DIR (Pilot)
[what's it about?]
drama about two millennial nuns - a devout true believer, and a new arrival who has yet to take her final vows - who start as strangers and become sisters on a funny, spiritual journey to understand their own faith and place in the Catholic church