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[08/03/16 - 11:18 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 3
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!


100, THE (The CW) - Chai Romruen ("Mako Mermaids") has been tapped to recur on the new season as Ilan, "a Grounder haunted by the horrors he committed while under Alie's (Erica Cerra) control." (Deadline.com)
CODE BLACK (CBS) - Kathleen Rose Perkins ("Episodes") has scored an arc on the series as Amanda Nolan, "a formidable psychiatrist at Angels Memorial." (Deadline.com)
FREQUENCY (The CW) - Alexandra Metz ("Chicago Fire") is set to recur on the new drama as Maya, "a college student desperate to prevent herself from becoming a victim of a violent crime." (Deadline.com)
INCORPORATED (Syfy) - Denyse Tontz ("The Fosters") has joined the cast of the upcoming original as Elena, "the love of Ben's (Sean Teale) life, who is forced to sell herself into servitude to pay off her family's debts." (Deadline.com)
PITCH (FOX) - JoAnna Garcia Swisher ("The Astronaut Wives Club") has been cast as Mike Lawson's (Mark-Paul Gosselaar) ex-wife on the newcomer: Rachel Patric, "a Katie Couric/Megyn Kelly-type newscaster. Intelligent, quick-witted, extremely competent and great at her job, she is tenacious and knows how to get the story." She'll be introduced in the show's second episode and recur. (THR.com)
POWERS (PSN) - Co-creator Brian Michael Bendis took to Twitter with the news the series has been canceled after two seasons. (@BRIANMBENDIS)
SLEEPY HOLLOW (FOX) - Jeremy Davies ("Justified") has signed on to recur on the show's fourth season as Malcolm Dreyfuss, "an eccentric and outspoken tech mogul who became a billionaire before the age of 30, and has since been seeking other worlds to conquer." (TVLine.com)
WORLD'S END (TBS) - Maribeth Monroe ("The Brink") has joined the cast of the Hamish Linklater/Wanda Sykes-led pilot as Suzanne, "Head Nurse at Kingsley Hospital. Suzanne shares custody of Alfie with her ex-wife and fellow staff member Louise (Sykes). She suspects Henry (Linklater) to be a dangerous troublemaker requiring special custodial attention." (Deadline.com)





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· 100, THE (CW)
· ASTRONAUT WIVES CLUB, THE (ABC)
· BRINK, THE (HBO)
· CHICAGO FIRE (NBC)
· CODE BLACK (CBS)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· EPISODES (SHOWTIME)
· FOSTERS, THE (FREEFORM)
· FREQUENCY (CW)
· INCORPORATED (SYFY)
· JUSTIFIED (FX)
· MAKO MERMAIDS (NETFLIX)
· PITCH (FOX)
· POWERS (PSN)
· SLEEPY HOLLOW (FOX)
· WORLD'S END (TBS)





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