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[07/12/19 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Friday, July 12
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!


ARROW (The CW) - Colin Donnell and Josh Segarra are the latest alums set to drop by the show's final season in yet-to-be-revealed capacities. (EW.com)
AVENUE 5 (HBO) - Kyle Bornheimer and Jessica St. Clair will both recur on the upcoming comedy series. He'll play Doug, "Mia's (St. Clair) husband Doug [who] is bitter, broken, and overly sensitive;" while she's set as Mia, who "took a space-cation with Doug to try and save their troubled marriage." (Deadline.com)
BLOOD ORANGE (Quibi, New!) - World Productions is developing a small screen take on Harriet Tyce's psychological thriller - which follows Alison Wood, "a criminal barrister taking on her first murder case" - at the short-form video service. No auspices however were given. (Deadline.com)
BOYS, THE (Amazon) - Aya Cash is in talks to join an expected second season of the comic-book-turned-drama series as a gender-flipped incarnation of Stormfront. (Deadline.com)
CRAZY TALENTED (Quibi, New!) - Director Doug Liman and writer Michael Karnow are set to team for a potential drama in which "the world's most powerful superheroes are trying to stop the world's most devastating threat - alien weapons falling into the wrong hands and obliterating life as we know it. At least that's what they've been told." The project is based on a short story by Steve Gould. Julia Tatlock and Jed Weintrob of 30 Ninjas will also executive produce. (Deadline.com)
HANNA (Amazon) - Director/co-executive producer Sarah Adina Smith has signed a first-look deal with Amazon Studios. The pact will give the company first crack at her Everything Is Everything banner's output. (Deadline.com)
RIGHT STUFF, THE (NGC) - Colin O'Donoghue has been tapped for a role on the astronaut drama. He'll play Gordon Cooper, "the youngest of the Mercury Seven, who was selected to everyone's surprise." He's taking over for Joe Dempsie, "who had to exit the series because of visa issues." (Deadline.com)
THIRD DAY, THE (HBO) - Katherine Waterston is set to star opposite Jude Law in the limited series, about Sam (Law), who after being drawn to a mysterious Island off the British Coast, is thrown into the unusual world of its secretive inhabitants. She'll play Jess, "who Sam encounters on the island." (Deadline.com)
THIS IS US (NBC) - Executive producers Isaac Aptaker and Elizabeth Berger have launched The Walk-Up Company as part of their overall deal with 20th Century Fox Television. The company will develop new series projects for the studio. (Deadline.com)





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· ARROW (CW)
· AVENUE 5 (HBO)
· BLOOD ORANGE (QUIBI)
· BOYS, THE (AMAZON)
· CRAZY TALENTED (QUIBI)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· HANNA (AMAZON)
· RIGHT STUFF, THE (DISNEY PLUS)
· THIRD DAY, THE (HBO)
· THIS IS US (NBC)





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