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[03/15/17 - 11:44 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 15
Updates include: FOX pushes production on "The Beast"; Monica Potter cast in "Wisdom of the Crowd" at CBS; and Eva Longoria, Ken Marino among those tapped for FOX's "Type A."

[03/14/17 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 14
Updates include: Jane Lynch to get "Relatively Happy" for NBC; Jane Leeves to drop by "The Great Indoors" at CBS; and Donald Faison among the latest to get "Spaced Out" by NBC.

[03/10/17 - 11:47 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 10
Updates include: Michael Urie tapped as "Amy's Brother" for FOX; Romany Malco to star in "Brothered Up" at CBS; and Christine Adams signs onto The CW's "Black Lightning."

[03/09/17 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 9
Updates include: PBS passes on third season for "Mercy Street"; Sarah Bolger cast in FX's "Mayans MC"; and Josh Radnor to lead NBC's "Drama High."

[03/07/17 - 11:46 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 7
Updates include: Laverne Cox to play ABC's "The Trustee"; Patricia Clarkson boards "Sharp Objects" at HBO; and Tim DeKay, Zachary Knighton tapped for FOX's "Linda from HR."

[02/28/17 - 11:53 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 28
Updates include: Archie Panjabi, Rita Wilson tapped for FOX's "Controversy"; Shemar Moore to lead "S.W.A.T." for CBS; and Jenna Fischer set to star in ABC's "Splitting Up Together."

[02/23/17 - 11:52 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 23
Updates include: Lauren Graham to lead "Linda from HR" for FOX; Josh Duhamel, Bokeem Woodbine to star in "Unsolved" at USA; and Lea Michele cast in ABC comedy pilot.

[01/30/17 - 11:46 PM]
Development Update: Monday, January 30
Updates include: FOX adds two comedies, two dramas to pilot roster; Nathalie Kelley to star in The CW's "Dynasty"; and CBS likewise lands a pair of drama pilots.

[10/10/16 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Monday, October 10
Updates include: Syfy rounds out the cast of "Krypton"; Sheldon Turner brings "Controversy" to FOX; and Raul Castillo to drop by The CW's "Riverdale."







CONTROVERSY (FOX)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
10/10/16 - 3/15/17
STATUS:
currently in development (2017-2018 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
ordered to pilot
DESCRIPTION:
(from FOX's press release, January 2017) The Junior Counsel of a prestigious Illinois university must deal with an out-of-control scandal when a young co-ed accuses several star football players of sexual assault. From the football coaches and boosters who wield outsize influence, to a university administration under siege, the series explores the type of high-profile controversy all-too familiar on today's college campuses, as well as the corrosive, dangerous nature of institutional power.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Anthony Edwards as Darwin Conn
· Archie Panjabi as Jourdan Price
· Austin Stowell as Matt Kincaid
· Christine Lahti as Constance Hawthorne
· Erin Moriarty as Cassie Sullivan
· Griffin Freeman as Bo Carrington
· Rita Wilson as Constance Hawthorne (Originally Cast)
· Robbie Jones as Will Meeks
· Saycon Sengbloh as Ava Stevens
· Vince Nappo as Winston Dunn
CREW INFORMATION:
· Charlie Gogolak as EP
· Glenn Ficarra as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Jennifer Klein as EP
· John Requa as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Judy Smith as EP
· Sheldon Turner as CRTR/EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· 20th Century Fox Television
· Vendetta Productions
· Zaftig Films