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[05/07/18 - 11:48 PM]
Development Update: Monday, May 7 - Odds & Ends
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

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

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BIG LITTLE LIES (HBO) - Poorna Jagannathan will recur on the show's sophomore run as Katie Richmond, a new character. (Deadline.com)
NO ACTIVITY (CBSAA) - Nina Pedrad has been tapped as a co-executive producer on the second season as part of a two-year overall deal with CBS Television Studios. (Deadline.com)
PHONE SWAP (Syndication, New!) - Fox Television Stations will roll out half-hour version of the Snapchat reality dating show, in which "strangers trade phones to see what they discover about each other before deciding whether they want to pursue a first date," on its stations this summer as part of a test run for a full-fledged rollout. Vertical Networks is producing. (Deadline.com)
TRANSPARENT (Amazon) - Creator Jill Soloway has indicated the show's upcoming fifth season, the first without Jeffrey Tambor, will be its last. (THR.com)
TUCA & BERTIE (Netflix) - Comedian Ali Wong will star opposite Tiffany Haddish in the animated series, about the friendship between two 30-year-old bird women who live in the same apartment building: Tuca (Haddish), a cocky, care-free toucan, and Bertie (Wong), an anxious, daydreaming songbird. (Deadline.com)
WALKING DEAD, THE (AMC) - Avi Nash's Siddiq and Callan McAuliffe's Alden are the latest recurring players to be named series regulars for the show's ninth season. (THR.com)





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· BIG LITTLE LIES (HBO)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· NO ACTIVITY (CBSAA)
· PHONE SWAP (SYNDICATION)
· TRANSPARENT (AMAZON)
· TUCA & BERTIE (NETFLIX)
· WALKING DEAD, THE (AMC)





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