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[08/17/16 - 11:15 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 17
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!


AMERICAN CRIME (ABC) - Connor Jessup is the latest franchise alum slated to return for the third season, joining Timothy Hutton, Felicity Huffman, Regina King, Lili Taylor and Richard Cabral. (Deadline.com)
BOSCH (Amazon) - Arnold Vosloo is bound for the show's third season as Rafael "Rudy" Tafero, "an ex-cop who has gone into private industry and now works as a security chief for director Andre Holland. With a penchant for needling Bosch (Titus Welliver), Rudy might be dirty enough to have planted evidence against Bosch in a case." (THR.com)
CHANNEL ZERO (Syfy) - Amy Forsyth ("The Path") will topline the franchise's second installment, "The No-End House." Said edition "tells the story of a young woman named Margot Sleator (Forsyth), who visits the No-End House, a bizarre house of horrors that consists of a series of increasingly disturbing rooms. When she returns home, Margot realizes everything has changed." (Deadline.com)
GYPSY (Netflix) - Billy Crudup is set to star opposite Naomi Watts in the psychological thriller, about Jean Holloway (Watts), "a therapist who begins to develop dangerous and intimate relationships with the people in her patients' lives. Crudup will play Jean's husband Michael, who will navigate their twisted and complicated marriage as well as his own morally gray relationships." (Deadline.com)
ICE (Audience) - Ella Thomas, Rey Gallegos and Chloe East are all bound for the newcomer as Lala, "a mysterious South African-born enforcer for Sister Rah with a dark and questionable past"; Carlos Vega, "a Los Angeles police officer looking to take short cuts whenever possible, while maintaining his position within the LAPD"; and Willow Pierce, "the only daughter of Jake and Ava Pierce," respectively. (Deadline.com)
IMAGINARY FRIEND/SUNSET PPL (NBC) - The Peacock plans to broadcast both pilots in the late-night time period of 1:37 AM on Thursday, September 1 and Friday, September 2, respectively. No reason for the decision was given.
MUTT & STUFF (Nickelodeon) - The cable channel has quietly ordered 13 additional episodes of the hit preschool series, bringing its series total to 73. (Deadline.com)
PRETTY LITTLE LIARS (Freeform) - Ed Kerr's Pastor Ted is the latest series alum due back for the show's seventh - and potentially final - season. (TVLine.com)
REAL O'NEALS, THE (ABC) - Susan Sullivan ("Castle") will guest on the show's sophomore run as "the mother of the politically correct Vice Principal Murray (Matt Oberg)." (TVLine.com)
SHADOWHUNTERS (Freeform) - Nick Sagar ("The Haves and the Have Nots") has scored an arc on the series as Victor Aldertree, "a charming Clave Representative who arrives at the New York Institute in the aftermath of Jace's (Dominic Sherwood) departure with Valentine (Alan Van Sprang)." (Deadline.com)
SHAMELESS (Showtime) - Zack Pearlman (The Intern) will recur on the upcoming seventh season as "Sierra's (Ruby Modine) disabled brother. He was hit by a bus and now has a brain injury that manifests itself in Tourette's-like symptoms." (Deadline.com)
SON, THE (AMC) - Manuel Uriza ("Better Call Saul") will recur on the newcomer as Aniceto Pizana, "a charming revolutionary in the mold of Che Guevera." (Deadline.com)
WHO KILLED JONBENÉT? (Lifetime) - Lane Edwards has been cast as Detective Ron Gosage on the docudrama. "Determined and capable, he runs point on the murder investigation with Thomas (Eion Bailey)." (Deadline.com)





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· AMERICAN CRIME (ABC)
· BETTER CALL SAUL (AMC)
· BOSCH (AMAZON)
· CASTLE (ABC)
· CHANNEL ZERO (SYFY)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· GYPSY (NETFLIX)
· HAVES AND THE HAVE NOTS, THE (OWN)
· ICE (AUDIENCE)
· IMAGINARY FRIEND (NBC)
· MUTT & STUFF (NICKELODEON)
· PATH, THE (HULU)
· PRETTY LITTLE LIARS (FREEFORM)
· REAL O'NEALS, THE (ABC)
· SHADOWHUNTERS (FREEFORM)
· SHAMELESS (SHOWTIME)
· SON, THE (AMC)
· SUNSET PPL (NBC)
· WHO KILLED JONBENET? (LIFETIME)





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