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[03/14/19 - 11:43 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 14
Updates include: Hallmark Channel pulls "When Calls the Heart," shifts "Meet the Peetes"; Apple gives series order to "Pachinko" adaptation; and Epix's "Belgravia" sets principal cast.

[03/12/19 - 11:49 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 12
Updates include: Tom Payne tapped as new lead on FOX's "Prodigal Son"; Justin Kirk joins Jennifer Morrison in "Under the Bridge" at CBS; and AMC eyes a new series set in the "Orphan Black" universe.

[03/08/19 - 11:47 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 8
Updates include: HBO's "Crashing," Showtime's "SMILF" get the axe; Finn Jones is FOX's "Prodigal Son"; and Juliet Rylance lands title role in ABC's "The Hypnotist's Love Story."

[03/07/19 - 11:52 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 7
Updates include: Jennifer Morrison to topline "Under the Bridge" at CBS; Dave Annable to lead ABC's "Heart of Life"; and Thomas Lennon lands title role in FOX's "Richard Lovely."

[03/05/19 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 5
Updates include: Russell Hornsby scores title role in NBC's "Lincoln"; Michael Sheen to star in FOX's "Prodigal Son"; and Sarah Drew, Walton Goggins to lead respective CBS pilots.

[02/22/19 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 22
Updates include: Jussie Smollett dropped from "Empire" for remainder of season; production on hold for new season of "Wynonna Earp"; and Malik Yoba to return for ABC's "New York Undercover" revival.

[01/28/19 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Monday, January 28
Updates include: ABC orders two drama pilots based on Israeli series; Patricia Heaton-led "Carol's Second Act" gets pilot order from CBS; and FOX makes second drama pilot order with "Prodigal Son."

[09/13/18 - 11:25 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, September 13
Updates include: ABC lands "Designing Women" sequel series; Aaron Paul signs onto HBO's "Westworld"; and Wendy Calhoun brings "Lean on Me" to small screen at The CW.







PRODIGAL SON (FOX)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
9/13/18 - 3/14/19
STATUS:
currently in development (2019-2020 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
ordered to pilot
DESCRIPTION:
(from FOX's press release, January 2019) Malcolm Bright has a gift. He knows how killers think, how their minds work. Why? His father was one of the worst -- a notorious serial killer called "The Surgeon." That's why Bright is the best criminal psychologist around; murder is the family business. He will use his twisted genius to help the NYPD solve crimes and stop killers, all while dealing with a manipulative mother, annoyingly normal sister, a homicidal father still looking to bond with his prodigal son, and his own constantly evolving neuroses. PRODIGAL SON is a fresh take on a crime franchise with a provocative and outrageous lead character and darkly comedic tone.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Aurora Perrineau as Dani
· Bellamy Young as Jessica Whitly
· Finn Jones as Malcolm Bright (Originally Cast)
· Frank Harts as J.T.
· Halston Sage as Ainsley
· Keiko Agena as Edrisa
· Lou Diamond Phillips as Gil
· Michael Sheen as Martin Whitly
· Tom Payne as Malcolm Bright
CREW INFORMATION:
· Chris Fedak as CRTR/EP
· Greg Berlanti as EP
· Lee Toland Krieger as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Sam Sklaver as CRTR/EP
· Sarah Schechter as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Berlanti Productions
· Warner Bros. Television