[06/27/12 - 11:11 PM] Development Update: Wednesday, June 27 By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)
LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- The latest development news, culled from recent wire reports:
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THE LEAGUE OF PAN (New!) - 20th Century Fox Television-based Imagine Television is developing a fairytale-themed drama series described as a re-imagining of the Peter Pan mythology. Newcomer Brian McCauley Johnson is behind the present-day hour, which "centers around the Lost Boys and takes place 10 years after they've left Neverland." Executive producers Ron Howard and Brian Grazer are currently looking for a showrunner to co-write the script and supervise the project prior to taking it out to the networks. (Deadline.com)AND IN OTHER NEWS... - Erinn Hayes will take over for Sara Rue on NBC's "Guys With Kids" as Sheila, the ex-wife of Jesse Bradford's Chris (Deadline.com); Marin Hinkle, who plays the wife of Tate Donovan's Edward Bowers, has been upped to series regular on NBC's "Infamous"(Deadline.com); Sony Pictures Television has picked up the options of all nine series regulars on "Community," including Chevy Chase, who previously indicated he may not return (Deadline.com); Hayden and Rove Christensen's lawsuit against Forest Park Pictures over an "implied promise to pay" over the creation of "Royal Pains" has found new life thanks to a ruling from the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals in New York (Deadline.com); Scottish actress Laura Fraser will recur on "Breaking Bad" as a "former associate of Gus Fring (Giancarlo Esposito) who's integral to the proceedings" of the new season (EW.com); B.J. Novak won't return as a series regular on "The Office" but could return on occasion in front of or behind the camera (TVGuide.com); and Rob Morrow will guest in the opening two episodes of "CSI: NY" this season as "a previously convicted arsonist who has recently been released from prison" (TVLine.com).