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[05/07/19 - 11:30 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 7 - Odds & Ends
Updates include: Jack Huston, Cameron Britton to lead new season of Spectrum's "Manhunt"; John Lithgow cast in HBO's "Perry Mason"; and The CW gives status updates on remaining pilots.

[03/18/19 - 11:54 PM]
Development Update: Monday, March 18
Updates include: Rachel Bilson to star in FOX's "Lovestruck"; Marg Helgenberger tapped for CBS's "Courthouse"; and Arica Himmel to lead ABC's potential "Black-ish" prequel spin-off.

[03/15/19 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 15
Updates include: Neil deGrasse Tyson's "Cosmos," "StarTalk" to return to FOX, National Geographic; Ben Lawson set as new lead on ABC's "Nana"; and Hunter Parrish to star in The CW's "Jane the Novela."

[03/06/19 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 6
Updates include: The CW's "Arrow" to end with recently ordered eighth season; "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek reveals cancer diagnosis; and HBO orders Merritt Wever-led "Run" to series.

[02/27/19 - 11:55 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 27
Updates include: FOX cancels "Love Connection" after two seasons; Mike Vogel to lead ABC's "Triangle"; and Stephen Dorff to play "Deputy" for FOX.

[01/23/19 - 11:44 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 23
Updates include: The CW orders four pilots, including "Riverdale," "Jane the Virgin" spin-offs; Kate Winslet to star in HBO's "Mare of Easttown"; and JoAnna Garcia Swisher cast in ABC's "Happy Accident."

[12/03/18 - 11:52 PM]
Development Update: Monday, December 3
Updates include: National Geographic Channel orders "Barkskins" to series; The CW mulls "Jane the Virgin" spin-off; and Ben Mendelsohn to lead "The Outsider" at HBO.







JANE THE NOVELA (CW)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
12/3/18 - 5/7/19
STATUS:
currently in development (2019-2020 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
ordered to pilot
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
network passed on 5/7/19
DESCRIPTION:
(from The CW's press release, January 2019) A telenovela anthology series in the tradition of JANE THE VIRGIN, where each season is based on a different fictional novel "written by" Jane Villanueva and narrated by the author herself. The first installment takes place at a Napa Valley Vineyard, where family secrets (and family members) don't stay buried for long.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Benito Martinez as Raul
· Gina Rodriguez as Jane Villanueva (Voice)
· Holland Roden as Sienna
· Hunter Parrish as Felix
· Ivonne Coll as Camila
· Jacqueline Grace Lopez as Estela
· Marcia Cross as Renata
· Remy Hii as Luen
CREW INFORMATION:
· Ben Silverman as EP
· Brad Silberling as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Emily Gipson as EP
· Gary Pearl as EP
· Gina Rodriguez as EP
· Jennie Snyder Urman as EP
· Joanna Klein as EP
· Jorge Granier as EP
· Valentina Garza as CRTR/EP
GENRE(S):
· based on a tv series
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· CBS Television Studios
· I Can and I Will Productions
· Propagate Content
· Sutton Street Productions