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[02/08/06 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: February 8
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

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

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THE CLASS (CBS) - Andrea Anders ("Joey"), Jon Bernthal ("How I Met Your Mother") and Heather Goldenhersh ("Tempting Adam") have all joined the cast of the upcoming comedy series, about a group of eight twentysomethings that are reunited after one of them (Jason Ritter) throws a surprise anniversary party for his girlfriend, all of whom knew each other in the third grade. Anders, Bernthal and Goldenhersh join the previously cast Ritter, Lucy Punch and Jesse Tyler Ferguson in the Warner Bros. Television-based project, which comes from creators David Crane and Jeffrey Klarik. In addition, veteran sitcom director James Burrows ("Will & Grace") has come aboard to helm the pilot from a script by Crane and Klarik.

THE GAME (The CW) - Wendy Raquel Robinson ("All of Us") is the first to be cast in the potential "Girlfriends" spin-off, about a group of women in various stages of relationships with pro football players. No details about Robinson's character however were given. "Girlfriends" creator Mara Brock Akil is writing the script to the CBS Paramount Network Television/Grammnet Productions-based half-hour, to be directed by her fellow "Girlfriends" collaborator Salim Akil.

VANISHED (FOX) - Paul Redford ("The Unit") has inked a two-year, seven-figure overall deal with 20th Century Fox Television. The pact, which has an option for a third year, calls for Redford to come aboard the Josh Berman-created drama pilot as showrunner should it move forward to series. The 20th-based hour is a serialized drama about the search for a senator's wife who goes missing as part of a larger conspiracy, as told through the eyes of law enforcement, family members and the media. Mimi Leder is directing the "Vanished" pilot from a script by Berman. On the feature front, Redford co-wrote the soon the film drama "The Crusaders," starring Oscar-nominee Terrence Howard as Thurgood Marshall.

Sources: Variety, The Hollywood Reporter, Reuters





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· ALL OF US (CW)
· CLASS, THE (CBS)
· GAME, THE (BET)
· GIRLFRIENDS (CW)
· HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER (CBS)
· JOEY (NBC)
· TEMPTING ADAM (OXYGEN)
· UNIT, THE (CBS)
· VANISHED (FOX)
· WILL & GRACE (NBC)









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