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[10/24/13 - 11:13 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 24
Updates include: Octavia Spencer eyed for "Murder, She Wrote" revival at NBC; ABC gives 10-episode order to "Secrets & Lies" import; and The CW adds another period drama in "Players."







PLAYERS (CW)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
10/24/13
STATUS:
currently in development (2014-2015 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
script
DESCRIPTION:
period drama about a young Midwestern woman who moves to Los Angeles to avenge her sister's death at the hands of a predatory studio head and finds herself swept up in the Hollywood star-making machine, unwittingly becoming the ingénue in a closeted movie star's lavender marriage, and a pawn in a studio fixer's scheme against the mob
CREW INFORMATION:
· Danny Cannon as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Ellen DeGeneres as EP
· Jeff Kleeman as EP
· John Herrera as CRTR/SP
· Nina Fiore as CRTR/SP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· A Very Good Production
· Warner Bros. Television