[06/14/13 - 11:21 PM] Development Update: Friday, June 14 By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)
LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- The latest development news, culled from recent wire reports:
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LIZZIE BORDEN (Lifetime/Sony; W: TBA; D: Nick Gomez) - Billy Campbell and Clea Duvall have both landed roles on the Christina Ricci-led TV movie, about the infamous woman who was acquitted of the 1892 ax murders of her father Andrew and stepmother Abby at their family home in Fall River, Massachusetts. He'll play Borden's attorney, Andrew Jennings, while Duvall is set as her sister Emma. Judith Verno is executive producing. (Deadline.com)AND IN OTHER NEWS... - Camilla Luddington, Gaius Charles, Jerrika Hinton and Tessa Ferrer have all been promoted to series regulars on "Grey's Anatomy"(TVLine.com); Scott Foley likewise has been named a full-time cast member of fellow Shonda Rhimes series "Scandal"(Deadline.com); "Happy Endings" creator David Caspe has inked a two-year overall deal with producer Sony Pictures Television (Deadline.com); Garret Dillahunt will reprise his role of psychotic rogue operative Simon Escher during the final season of "Burn Notice"(EW.com); Jorge Garcia will guest on "Hawaii Five-0" as a brilliant conspiracy theorist (EW.com); and George Wendt is bound for TV Land's "Kirstie" as the ex-husband of Rhea Perlman's Thelma (THR.com).