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[08/13/14 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 13
Updates include: Lone Scherfig steps in to helm ABC's "Astronaut Wives Club"; Carla Gugino to recur on HBO's "The Brink"; and Thandie Newton snags role on HBO's "Westworld."

[08/08/14 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 8
Updates include: Geena Davis to visit ABC's "Grey's Anatomy"; Yvette Nicole Brown boards "The Odd Couple" at CBS; and James Marsden part of latest casting wave on HBO's "Westworld."

[08/05/14 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, August 5
Updates include: Justin Willman to host Comedy Central's "Sleight of Mouth"; Josh Casaubon to topline Amazon's "Down Dog"; and Glenn Gordon Caron inks overall deal with 20th.

[04/14/14 - 11:12 PM]
Development Update: Monday, April 14
Updates include: Dominique McElligott boards "The Astronaut Wives Club" at ABC; WGN America eyes "Scalped" adaptation; and new quartet bound for Cinemax's "Banshee."

[02/11/14 - 11:56 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 11
Updates include: MTV's "Eye Candy," HBO's "The Brink" get series orders; Greta Gerwig to topline "How I Met Your Dad" at CBS; and JoAnna Garcia Swisher is the first to board ABC's "The Astronaut Wives Club."

[12/19/13 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, December 19
Updates include: ABC greenlights pair of drama pilots; Disney-ABC Domestic Television cancels "Katie"; and David Mamet to bring "7 Deadly Sins" to FOX.

[12/09/13 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Monday, December 9
Updates include: Patrick Heusinger to lead NBC's "Tin Man"; Bette Midler to star in "Mae West" biopic for HBO; and "The Sound of Music Live!" producers circle next live production for NBC.

[12/05/13 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, December 5
Updates include: FOX locks in supporting cast for "Mulaney" revival; VH1 eyes a pair of reality series; and Malcolm McDowell among the latest to Amazon's "Mozart in the Jungle."

[12/02/13 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Monday, December 2
Updates include: Pablo Schreiber cast in HBO's "The Brink"; Daniel Knauf lands a pair of projects at NBC; and Murray Miller brings "Mr. Romance" to HBO.

[11/22/13 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Friday, November 22
Updates include: Shiloh Fernandez to topline Cinemax's "Blanco"; USA's "Complications" casts quartet; and South African comedian Trevor Noah lands pilot at FOX.

[11/14/13 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, November 14
Updates include: Jack Black, Tim Robbins cast in HBO's "The Brink"; Starz's "Power" adds trio; and Paul Scheuring, Shekhar Kapur team for "Rasputin" at FX.

[09/20/13 - 11:14 PM]
Development Update: Friday, September 20
Updates include: A&E cancels "Hoarders" after six seasons; Richard Coyle joins John Malkovich on NBC's "Crossbones"; and Shiri Appleby to get "Unreal" for Lifetime.







BRINK, THE (HBO)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
9/20/13 - 8/8/14
STATUS:
currently in development (2014-2015 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
ordered to series
DESCRIPTION:
dark comedy focusing on a geopolitical crisis and its effect on three disparate and desperate men: U.S. Secretary of State Walter Hollander, lowly Foreign Service officer Alex Coppins and ace Navy fighter pilot Zeke Callahan
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Aasif Mandvi as Rafiq Massoud
· Eric Ladin as Glenn Taylor
· Esai Morales as Julian Navarro
· Geoff Pierson as Pierce Mullin
· Jack Black as Coppins
· Maribeth Monroe as Kendra Willis
· Mimi Kennedy as TBA
· Pablo Schreiber as Zeke Callahan
· Ryan Curtona as TBA
· Tim Robbins as Walter Hollander
CREW INFORMATION:
· Jack Black as PROD
· Jay Roach as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Jerry Weintraub as EP
· Kim Benabib as CRTR/CO-EP
· Roberto Benabib as CRTR/EP
· Tim Robbins as PROD
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· no information is available