[10/08/08 - 06:27 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 8
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

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

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HOW TO MAKE IT IN AMERICA (HBO) - Bryan Greenberg ("October Road") and Victor Rasuk ("Stop-Loss") have scored the lead roles in the single-camera comedy pilot, about Ben (Greenberg) and his friend Cam (Rasuk), enterprising twentysomethings who hustle their way through New York determined to achieve the American dream. Julian Farino ("Entourage") has also been tapped to direct the half-hour from a script by Ian Edelman. The pair then will also executive produce alongside Stephen Levinson, Rob Weiss and Mark Wahlberg.

WAREHOUSE 13 (Sci Fi) - Jack Kenny ("Book of Daniel") has been tapped as the showrunner of the upcoming drama, about "two Secret Service agents (Eddie McClintock, Joanne Kelly) who find themselves abruptly transferred to Warehouse 13 - a massive, top secret storage facility in windswept South Dakota which houses every strange artifact, mysterious relic, fantastical object and supernatural souvenir ever collected by the U.S. government." There he'll serve alongside fellow executive producer David Simkins. Production is set to begin in February in Toronto for a July 2009 premiere.

Sources: Variety, The Hollywood Reporter, Reuters

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