[05/29/14 - 11:39 PM] Development Update: Thursday, May 29 By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)
LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- The latest development news, culled from recent wire reports:
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THIS IS ME (FOX, New!) - Matthew Cole Weiss (Standing Still) has sold a single-camera comedy spec to the network about "a twentysomething who gets custody of his 11-year-old brother and decides to raise him with the help of his motley crew of roommates." CBS Television Studios is behind the project with "NCIS: Los Angeles" co-star Eric Christian Olsen also serving as a producer. (Deadline.com)AND IN OTHER NEWS... - Amy Bruni and Adam Berry have opted to exit Syfy's "Ghost Hunters" to focus on their own TV development (Deadline.com); Annabeth Gish is bound for the final season of "Sons of Anarchy" as "Charming's smart and edgy new sheriff" (TVLine.com); Travis Tope will recur on "Boardwalk Empire" as Slim, "a young drifter who comes to Atlantic City to work for Mickey Doyle (Paul Sparks)" (THR.com); and Toby Sebastian has joined Lifetime's mini-series "The Red Tent" as Re-mose, "Dinah's (Rebecca Ferguson) only child, a son conceived during her brief and ill-fated marriage to Shalem" (THR.com).
[07/31/15 - 11:18 AM] Starz to Develop "Havana Quartet" Starring Antonio Banderas Based on the popular four-book series by acclaimed Cuban novelist Leonardo Padura, the series follows hard-drinking, romantic Cuban Police Detective Mario Conde (Banderas) who longs to be a writer but settled for a job as a detective.