or


[05/21/19 - 11:09 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 21
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!


COBRA KAI (YouTube) - Creators Jon Hurwitz, Josh Heald and Hayden Schlossberg have signed a three-year overall deal with producer Sony Pictures Television. The pact calls for them to continue on the series as well as develop new series projects via their newly formed Counterbalance Entertainment banner. (Deadline.com)
CONNERS, THE (ABC) - Executive producers Sara Gilbert and Tom Werner have teamed up to launch a production company, sara + tom. (Deadline.com)
GOOD PEOPLE (Amazon) - Greg Kinnear is set to star opposite Lisa Kudrow in the half-hour comedy pilot as Dr. Paul Keating, "the incredibly charismatic and charming philosophy professor at Sacramento University. He's Indiana Jones-meets-Joan Didion. He causes problems for Lynn Steele (Kudrow) and Hazel Miller (Whitney Cummings) because of his unorthodox methods of teaching and refusal to acquiesce to "PC" rules." (Deadline.com)
HIGH FIDELITY (Hulu) - Kingsley Ben-Adir has landed a recurring role on the Nick Hornby series as Russell "Mac" McCormack: "He's charming, worldly, intelligent - though not at all pretentious - and was Rob's most serious boyfriend. Everything seemed to be great, then one day he moved to London, and a year later Rob is still getting over it. But Mac may not be gone from her life for good." (Deadline.com)
LORD OF THE RINGS, THE (Amazon) - "Game of Thrones" alum Bryan Cogman has been tapped to consult on the upcoming J.R.R. Tolkien series, where he'll work alongside co-creators J.D. Payne and Patrick McKay. (Variety.com)
SUCCESSION (HBO) - Holly Hunter has signed on to recur on the new season as Rhea Jarrell, "the politically savvy CEO of a rival media conglomerate." (Deadline.com)
UNORTHODOX (Netflix) - Shira Haas, Jeff Wilbusch and Amit Rahav are set to star in the four-part series, which is inspired by Deborah Feldman's New York Times bestselling book of the same name. Production is underway in Berlin with Maria Schrader directing from a script by Anna Winger and Alexa Karolinski. Winger and Henning Kamm are the producers. (Deadline.com)





  [april 2021]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
    


· COBRA KAI (NETFLIX)
· CONNERS, THE (ABC)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· GAME OF THRONES (HBO)
· GOOD PEOPLE (AMAZON)
· HIGH FIDELITY (HULU)
· LORD OF THE RINGS, THE (AMAZON)
· SUCCESSION (HBO)
· UNORTHODOX (NETFLIX)





[04/09/21 - 12:18 PM]
"Bering Sea Gold" Returns for Its Milestone 10th Year on April 30 with New Claims, Bigger Stakes and More Familiar Faces
Find out who's staking their claim in an all-new season premiering on Friday, April 30 at 9:00/8:00c on Discovery and streaming on discovery+.

[04/09/21 - 10:05 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, NBC Lead Competitive Night
"Grey's Anatomy" and "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" both top the evening among adults 18-49.

[04/09/21 - 09:30 AM]
"The Price Is Right at Night" Welcomes "Kids Say the Darndest Things" Host Tiffany Haddish and Late Night Talk Show Host Lilly Singh To "Come on Down," April 21 and 28
Haddish will play for the "She Ready Foundation" which supports foster youth; while Singh will play for "Room to Read," the non-profit helping millions of kids in low-income communities.

[04/09/21 - 09:22 AM]
discovery+ Announces It Will Capture Egyptologist Dr. Zahi Hawass' Incredible Findings of 3,000-Year-Old Lost Golden City in Luxor
The incredible findings will air in an all-new special coming to discovery+.

[04/09/21 - 09:03 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Releases First Look at Variety Series "Ziwe"
The series features interviews, musical numbers, guest stars, sketches and more - including unscripted and unpredictable interactions with everyday people.

[04/09/21 - 08:00 AM]
HBO Max Orders "The Real Magic Mike" (wt)
From the producers behind the Magic Mike franchise and live shows comes an exhilarating and sexy series that will transform a group of men into real-life Magic Mikes.

[04/09/21 - 05:12 AM]
Video: "The Innocent" - Official Trailer - Netflix
An accidental killing leads a man down a dark hole of intrigue and murder.

[04/09/21 - 01:01 AM]
Video: "Into the Beat" - Official Trailer - Netflix
A teen ballerina discovers hip-hop by chance and is faced with an impossible choice: Does she follow her parents' footsteps... or her newfound passion?

[04/08/21 - 11:36 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, April 8
Updates include: CBS taps leads of "How to Be Successful Without Hurting Men's Feelings"; Renée Elise Goldsberry cast in "She-Hulk" at Disney+; and Eli Goree scores role on Amazon's "The Peripheral."

[04/08/21 - 10:31 PM]
Video: "Milestone" - Official Trailer - Ivan Ayr, Suvinder Vicky, Lakshvir Saran - Netflix India
A newly bereaved trucker, a legacy to be passed down, and a milestone that comes with its own consequences.

[04/08/21 - 06:01 PM]
Video: "Law School" - Official Trailer - Netflix
When a grim incident occurs at their prestigious school, justice through law is put to a test by a tough law professor and his ambitious students.

[04/08/21 - 02:31 PM]
"American Skin" Makes Its Streaming Debut on BET+ Next Week
The film follows a Black Iraqi War Vet, Lincoln Jefferson (Nate Parker), who after being denied a fair trial following the shooting death of his teenage son by a white police officer, desperately seeks justice and accountability for his son's death.

[04/08/21 - 11:31 AM]
Netflix and Sony Pictures Entertainment Sign Pay-one U.S. Licensing Deal for Feature Films
Under the deal, Netflix will obtain first pay window rights to SPE titles following their theatrical and home entertainment windows.

[04/08/21 - 11:15 AM]
Jamie Lee Curtis, Keith David, Kevin Smith & More Among Presenters for 2021 Fangoria Chainsaw Awards
The ceremony, which recognizes outstanding achievement in horror film and television, will premiere Sunday, April 18 at 8:00/7:00c exclusively on Shudder.

[04/08/21 - 11:01 AM]
Video: "The Woman in the Window" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Anna Fox (Amy Adams) feels safest when she's watching the world from behind her window; until the Russell family moves in across the street, and she witnesses something unimaginable.