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[11/16/16 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, November 16
Updates include: The CW passes on additional episodes for "Frequency," "No Tomorrow"; Damon Wayans, Jr. is "The Henchman" for FOX; and Adam Beach among latest tapped for TNT's "Monsters of God."

[10/25/16 - 11:24 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, October 25
Updates include: ABC trims "Notorious" order from 13 to 10 episodes; David Lyons, Beau Knapp to lead Netflix's "Seven Seconds"; and Cartoon Network gives third season to "We Bare Bears."

[10/24/16 - 11:26 PM]
Development Update: Monday, October 24
Updates include: Joseph "Rev Run" Simmons, Justine Simmons to star in ABC comedy; Kwame Patterson tapped for TNT's "Monsters of God"; and Josh Stolberg to pen latest take on "Weaveworld" for The CW.

[10/14/16 - 11:36 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 14
Updates include: DeWanda Wise set as lead in Netflix's "She's Gotta Have It"; Chuck Lorre to adapt "Bonfire of the Vanities" at Amazon; and Mark Feuerstein tapped for role in Netflix's "Wet Hot American Summer."

[10/11/16 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, October 11
Updates include: TNT cancels "Murder in the First"; James Scully, Grace Victoria Cox to lead TV Land's "Heathers"; and Bradley Whitford to visit Allison Janney on "Mom."

[10/05/16 - 11:32 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 5
Updates include: Killian Scott set as new lead of USA's "Damnation"; HBO gives series order to Israeli drama; and Pat Healy scores a role in TNT's "Monsters of God."

[09/28/16 - 11:50 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, September 28
Updates include: Molly Parker to lead "Lost in Space" at Netflix; Garret Dillahunt set to star in TNT's "Monsters of God"; and Jon Seda to transition from "Chicago P.D." to "Chicago Justice."

[07/31/16 - 04:26 PM]
TNT Greenlights Series from NBA Legend and Provocateur Charles Barkley
Plus: "The Last Ship" to get a fourth season and premiere dates are set for "Good Behavior" (Tuesday, November 15) and "The Librarians" (Sunday, November 20).

[06/12/13 - 09:00 AM]
Starz to Develop New Original Drama Series from Award-Winning Writer, Director and Producer Rod Lurie "Monsters of God" to Be Produced by Plan B Entertainment
Set in Texas in 1867, during the Comanche Wars, the project follows two powerful ex-cavalry men, a war-hungry Colonel, and his seemingly by-the-book executive officer.







MONSTERS OF GOD (TNT)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
6/12/13 - 11/16/16
STATUS:
currently in development (2017-2018 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
ordered to pilot
DESCRIPTION:
(from TNT's press release, July 2016) TNT has greenlit a pilot for Monsters of God, a post-Civil War drama from Rod Lurie (The Contender) and Brad Pitt's Plan B Entertainment for Turner's Studio T. Lurie wrote the script and serves as executive producer and director on the pilot. Also serving as executive producer is Lurie's partner at Battle Plan Productions, Marc Frydman, and Plan B's DeDe Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner and Sarah Esberg. In Monsters of God, savagery and violence are the cornerstones of Colonel "Terrible" Bill Lancaster's holy war against the Comanche in post-Civil War Texas. Despite the peaceful co-existence between the Comanche and local townspeople, Lancaster sets out on a quest to kill off every single member of the tribe, bringing wild chaos to the town of Slater. Meanwhile, his wife, Cynthia Lancaster, will let no one get in the way of her obsessive quest to institute her wildly feminist ideals, even if she has to challenge the United States Army and make her own allegiance with the Comanche women. Whether by force or free will, change is coming to Texas, and the escalating insanity will reveal humanity at its most monstrous.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Adam Beach as Sees Two Moons
· Alicia Sixtos as Juanita
· Brian Geraghty as Major Ellroy McQueen
· Caitlin Gerard as Ayasha
· Efren Ramirez as Jerome
· Garret Dillahunt as Colonel "Terrible" Bill Lancaster
· Jim True-Frost as Mayor Walton Green
· Kwame Patterson as Oatis
· Lauren Ambrose as Cynthia Lancaster
· Pat Healy as Sergeant Major Wit Reynolds
CREW INFORMATION:
· DeDe Gardner as EP
· Jeremy Kleiner as EP
· Marc Frydman as EP
· Rod Lurie as CRTR/EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Sarah Esberg as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Battleplan Productions
· Plan B Entertainment
· Studio T