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[06/10/16 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: Friday, June 10
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- The latest development news, culled from recent wire reports:

Looking to keep track of all the various projects in development? Click here to visit our signature "Devwatch" section. There visitors can view our listings by network, genre, studio and even development stage (ordered to pilot, cast-contingent, script, etc.). It's updated every day!


13 REASONS WHY (Netflix) - Kate Walsh and Derek Luke are the latest to be cast in the series, based on Jay Asher's book of the same name. She'll play Hannah's (Katherine Langford) mom while he's set as Hannah's guidance counselor Mr. Porter. (Deadline.com)
BETTER CALL SAUL (AMC) - Co-executive producer Gennifer Hutchison has signed an overall deal with producer Sony Pictures Television. (Deadline.com)
ELEMENTARY (CBS) - Creator Rob Doherty has closed a new three-year overall deal with producer CBS Television Studios. (Deadline.com)
EXORCIST, THE (FOX) - Alan Ruck - who guest starred in the pilot as Henry, the Rance family's patriarch - has been promoted to series regular on the newcomer. (Deadline.com)
GREY'S ANATOMY (ABC) - Justin Chambers, Chandra Wilson, James Pickens, Jr. and Kevin McKidd are the latest to close new deals to return for the show's 13th season. (Deadline.com)
PRETTY LITTLE LIARS (Freeform) - Lindsey Shaw's Paige McCullers is the latest face set to return for the show's upcoming seventh season. (THR.com)
SCARLET (Cinemax, New!) - Writer Brian Michael Bendis and artist Alex Maleev's comic book is being developed as a series at the pay channel. The property, published by Marvel Comics' Icon imprint, revolves around "a rebellious young Portland, Oregon woman named Scarlet Rue who ends up sparking a second American revolution." No other auspices were given. (Deadline.com)
STAR (FOX) - Bruce Margolis, a former production executive at 20th Century Fox Television, has signed on as a co-executive producer of the midseason entry as part of an overall deal with the studio. (Deadline.com)
UNTITLED PATTY HEARST PROJECT (CBS, New!) - Jonathan Tolins ("Grease: Live!") is spearheading a limited series at the Eye which "chronicles the events in 1974 when Patty Hearst, granddaughter of publishing magnate William Randolph Hearst, was abducted from her Berkeley, California apartment by the terrorist group, the Symbionese Liberation Army (SLA)." Jonathan Koch, Steve Michaels, Rocky Lang and Joan Harrison also serve as executive producers for CBS Television Studios and Asylum Entertainment. (Deadline.com)





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· 13 REASONS WHY (NETFLIX)
· BETTER CALL SAUL (AMC)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· ELEMENTARY (CBS)
· EXORCIST, THE (FOX)
· GREASE: LIVE (FOX)
· GREY'S ANATOMY (ABC)
· PRETTY LITTLE LIARS (FREEFORM)
· SCARLET (CINEMAX)
· STAR (FOX)
· UNTITLED PATTY HEARST PROJECT (CBS)





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