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[12/06/19 - 11:24 PM]
Development Update: Friday, December 6
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

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

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ALTERED CARBON (Netflix) - Will Yun Lee will reprise his role of the original Takeshi Kovacs on the show's long-in-the-works second season. (Deadline.com)
DICKINSON (Apple TV+) - Finn Jones and Pico Alexander will recur on the Hailee Steinfeld-led comedy's second season. Jones will play Samuel Bowles, "an energetic and magnetic newspaper editor"; while Alexander will portray Henry "Ship" Shipley, "a dropout of Amherst College and a boarder with the Dickinsons." (Deadline.com)
LISEY'S STORY (Apple TV+) - Sung Kang will recur on the Julianne Moore-led limited series as Dan Beckman, "a police officer assigned to watch Lisey's house." (Deadline.com)
STUMPTOWN (ABC) - Ryan Dorsey is the latest to recur on the freshman drama as Leo, "the kind of guy you want to chill with at a party - but would totally screw you over if you get on his bad side. The boss of the car theft ring, he's smooth, smart and about to get in way over his head." (Deadline.com)
TOMMY (CBS) - Paul Schulze has scored a recurring role on the midseason drama as Len Egan, "a retired LAPD "hero cop" that's made a name for himself as a New York Times best-selling author and the head of a private security firm, who looks to Tommy (Edie Falco) for help when one of his clients ends up in a tricky situation." (Deadline.com)
UNTITLED ALADDIN SPIN-OFF PROJECT (Disney+, New!) - Billy Magnussen's Prince Anders from the recent live-action remake is set to be the focus of a spin-off series for Disney's streaming service. "Overdressed and on the dim side, Anders was royalty from a fictional kingdom named Skanland and a suitor for the hand of Princess Jasmine." Jordan Dunn and Michael Kvamme are penning the project, additional details of which were not released. Rideback's Dan Lin, Ryan Halprin and Jonathan Eirich will also executive produce. (THR.com)





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· ALTERED CARBON (NETFLIX)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· DICKINSON (APPLE TV PLUS)
· LISEY'S STORY (APPLE TV PLUS)
· STUMPTOWN (ABC)
· TOMMY (CBS)
· UNTITLED ALADDIN SPIN-OFF PROJECT (DISNEY PLUS)





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