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[06/24/16 - 11:25 PM]
Development Update: Friday, June 24
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!


DEUCE, THE (HBO) - Ralph Macchio is the latest addition to the upcoming drama. He's on board as Officer Haddix, "a jaded vice cop patrolling Times Square in the corrupt police force of 1970s New York." (Deadline.com)
F IS FOR FAMILY (Netflix) - Allison Janney and Michael Kenneth Williams have both signed on for the new season. No details about their roles were given. (Deadline.com)
MAGICIANS, THE (Syfy) - Brittany Curran (Dear White People) has been cast in a recurring role as Fen, "the Fillorian wife of Eliot (Hale Appleman)." (Deadline.com)
MASTERS OF SEX (Showtime) - David Walton ("About a Boy") has been tapped to recur on the upcoming fourth season as Abe Perlman, "Masters and Johnson's high-powered attorney in a case that pits science against the State. A man who's represented the Black Panthers and Weathermen, Perlman loves a good legal battle, but loves a highly publicized one even more. Charming and handsome, he'd be considered cocky if he didn't have the brilliant legal mind to back up his formidable reputation." (Deadline.com)
MOM (CBS) - William Fitchtner's Adam has been promoted to series regular for the show's upcoming fourth season. (TVLine.com)
NCIS (CBS) - Co-stars Pauley Perrette, Sean Murray, Rocky Carroll and David McCallum all have signed new two-year deals to continue on the network's flagship drama series. (Deadline.com)
SNEAKY PETE (Amazon) - Virginia Kull ("Gracepoint") is the latest bound for the new drama. She'll play Katie Boyd, "who used to run cons with Marius (Giovanni Ribisi). She has left that life and now is married with an adopted daughter, living a life of normalcy until the day Marius shows up on her doorstep asking for her help." (Deadline.com)
SON OF ZORN (FOX) - Nick Offerman has joined the cast of the network's new comedy. He'll voice "a doctor from Zorn's animated homeland of Zephyria who lives in a cave." Also on tap is Olivia Wilde as "Zorn's ex-girlfriend Radiana in one upcoming episode." (EW.com)





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· DEUCE, THE (HBO)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· F IS FOR FAMILY (NETFLIX)
· MAGICIANS, THE (SYFY)
· MOM (CBS)
· NCIS (CBS)
· SNEAKY PETE (AMAZON)
· SON OF ZORN (FOX)





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