[10/05/10 - 07:21 PM] Development Update: Tuesday, October 5 Updates include: FOX plans small screen take on Will Smith's "Hitch"; Justin Bieber may host a "Punk'd" revival at MTV; and Ronald D. Moore looks to bring back "Wild Wild West."
[02/23/10 - 12:13 AM] Development Update: Tuesday, February 23 Updates include: Jim Belushi, Leah Remini both land lead roles; Emmy-winner Zeljko Ivanek joins NBC's "The Event"; and over a dozen other castings.
[12/02/09 - 06:06 PM] Development Update: Wednesday, December 2 Updates include: "Glee's" Brad Falchuk inks an overall deal with 20th; Barry Schindel books "Tommy Supreme" at NBC; and Azita Ghanizada joins Epix's "Tough Trade."
STATUS: previously in development (2010-2011 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE: ordered to pilot
DESCRIPTION: (from EPIX's press release, April 2010) EPIX's aggressive roster of development projects includes the recently shot "Tough Trade," a one-hour drama pilot starring Sam Shepherd and Lucas Black with music, by Academy Award winner T-Bone Burnett ("Crazy Heart") The project, about three generations of a music dynasty set in Nashville, is executive produced by Jenji Kohan, Sean Furst and Bryan Furst, and created by Chris Offutt.