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[04/20/17 - 11:34 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, April 20
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!


BERLIN STATION (Epix) - Scott Winters has scored an arc on the show's sophomore run as Nick Fischer, "the American Chief of Station in Oslo, Norway. A cold-blooded loner with conservative political beliefs, he is willing to go to extreme lengths to get what he wants and is not afraid to use force when necessary." (Deadline.com)
CANDY (Bravo, New!) - Ben Cory Jones is developing a new drama at the cable channel which "centers on the youngest and first African American female mayor as she navigates the treacherous political terrains of one of America's most violent and poorest cities while balancing her marriage and an illicit affair. The city, the school system, a group of disenfranchised high schoolers and Candy are all in varying degrees of crisis, putting her and the city's future in jeopardy. She will either become a player on the big stage, or die trying." Ross Fineman also serve as an executive producer for Universal Cable Productions. (Deadline.com)
LAST SHIP, THE (TNT) - Thomas Calabro will recur on the show's fifth season as Gen. Don Kinkaid, "who is in charge of the new, smaller Army that the U.S. has built up in the years since the end of the plague." (Deadline.com)
LOCKE & KEY (Hulu, New!) - Writer Carlton Cuse and director Scott Derrickson are set to team for a small screen take on Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez's IDW comic book series, about "three siblings who, after the gruesome murder of their father, move to their ancestral home in Maine only to find the house has magical keys that give them a vast array of powers and abilities." IDW Entertainment's Ted Adams and David Ozer will executive produce alongside Hill, Derrickson and Carlton Cuse Productions' Cuse and Lindsey Springer. Josh Friedman and Mark Romanek previously spearheaded a take for FOX in 2011 that didn't move forward with Hill himself penning a script for IDW last year. (Deadline.com)
SHOOTER (USA) - Jerry Ferrara, Jesse Bradford and Todd Lowe have all landed roles on the series, which returns for its second season on July 18. Ferrara will play Kirk Zehnder, "a former marine who always detects a conspiracy and is part of the core team of Bob Lee Swagger (Ryan Phillippe)." Bradford then is set as Harris Downey, "a D.C. Staffer and love interest for Nadine Memphis (Cynthia Addai-Robinson)"; with Lowe as Colin Dobbs, "a former marine in Swagger's unit, now living large in Texas an hour from the Swagger Ranch." Beverly D'Angelo will also return as Patricia Gregson, "steely-eyed National Security Advisor to the President." (Deadline.com)
SUPERGIRL (The CW) - Mark Gibbon has been cast as General Zod, "Superman's greatest nemesis from Krypton." (BleedingCool.com)
WHEEL OF TIME, THE (New!) - Sony Pictures Television is looking to bring Robert Jordan's famed fantasy book series - which "follow the quest to find the Dragon Reborn, who it is said will help unite forces to combat The Dark One" - to television. Rafe Judkins is attached to write and executive produce the project with Darren Lemke also executive producing and Jordan's widow Harriet McDougal serving as a consulting producer. (Variety.com)
YOU'RE THE WORST (FXX) - Supervising producer Alison Bennett has closed a two-year overall deal with 20th Century Fox Television. The pact calls for her to develop new series projects for the studio. (Deadline.com)





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· BERLIN STATION (EPIX)
· CANDY (BRAVO)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· LAST SHIP, THE (TNT)
· LOCKE & KEY (HULU)
· LOCKE & KEY (FOX)
· SHOOTER (USA)
· SUPERGIRL (CW)
· WHEEL OF TIME, THE (AMAZON)
· YOU'RE THE WORST (FXX)





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