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[08/16/16 - 11:30 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, August 16
Updates include: E! nixes "I Am Cait" after two seasons; Catherine Zeta-Jones signs on for FX's "Feud"; and Nia Long cast in Lifetime's "Beaches" remake.







VARSITY BLUES (CMT)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
8/16/16
STATUS:
currently in development (2017-2018 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
script
DESCRIPTION:
small screen take on his cult 1999 football movie, which starred James Van Der Beek as a back-up quarterback who is chosen to lead a Texas football team to victory after the star quarterback is injured as he butts heads with his football-obsessed father (Thomas Duffy) and abusive coach (Jon Voight)
CREW INFORMATION:
· W. Peter Iliff as CRTR/EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Paramount Television