[09/13/12 - 11:06 PM] Development Update: Thursday, September 13 Updates include: Malin Akerman in talks for ABC's "Trophy Wife"; Leslie Grossman joins USA's "Paging Dr. Freed"; and Jon Hamm, Michael Keaton join Larry David in HBO's "Clear History."
DESCRIPTION: (from HBO's press release, July 2013) CLEAR HISTORY: This HBO Films comedy stars Larry David as a marketing executive at a start-up electric car company who gives up his ten percent of the business after a petty argument with his boss. The company subsequently makes billions of dollars, destroying his life and leaving him publicly humiliated. Ten years later, after changing his name and moving to a small island off the Massachusetts coast, all is well - until something from the past threatens his new life. Jon Hamm, Bill Hader, Philip Baker Hall, Kate Hudson, Michael Keaton, Danny McBride, Eva Mendes, Amy Ryan and J.B. Smoove also star. Directed by Greg Mottola; written by Larry David, Alec Berg, David Mandel and Jeff Schaffer; executive producers, Bradley Thomas, Greg Mottola, Alec Berg, David Mandel and Jeff Schaffer; Monica Levinson produces; Laura Streicher associate produces. Debuts Aug. 10.