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[07/11/14 - 11:44 PM]
Development Update: Friday, July 11
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

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

Looking to keep track of all the various projects in development? Click here to visit our signature "Devwatch" section. There visitors can view our listings by network, genre, studio and even development stage (ordered to pilot, cast-contingent, script, etc.). It's updated every day!


MEMBERS ONLY (ABC/ABC Studios/CTS; W: David O. Russell & Susannah Grant; D: TBA) - Luke Mitchell ("Tomorrow People") and Jaime Lee Kirchner ("The Mob Doctor") have both joined the cast of the drama, an upstairs/downstairs soap set at a private country club. Mitchell will portray Jesse, "a new employee at the club who is from the wrong side of town and appears as if he doesn't have it together but does - more than anyone realizes"; while Kirchner is set as Diana, "the wife to Boris Kodjoe's Deacon who is finally getting the stable family she has always wanted." Betsy Brandt, Callie Hernandez and Chris Conroy also star. (THR.com)


WITH THIS RING (Lifetime, New!) - Jill Scott, Eve and Regina Hall are set to topline a new original movie at the cable channel about "three single best friends who attend the lavish wedding of a fourth on New Year's Eve, and desperation pushes them to make the vow to be married within the year. Each woman starts the year with hopes of what will happen over the next 12 months, but will they all make it to the altar?" Tracey Edmonds, Sheila Ducksworth and Gabrielle Union are executive producing the Sony Pictures Television-based project, from writer/director Nzingha Stewart. (THR.com)


AND IN OTHER NEWS... - Edward Allen Bernero has been tapped as showrunner of NBC's midseason drama "State of Affairs" (Deadline.com); Richie Keen is set to helm TV Land's single-camera pilot "Teachers" (Deadline.com); Gabrielle Walsh is bound for "The Vampire Diaries" as Sarah, "who comes to Mystic Falls with spunk, street smarts and a shady agenda" (Deadline.com); Sydney Penny will recur on "Pretty Little Liars" as Leona Vanderwaal, mother of Mona Vanderwaal (Janel Parrish) (Deadline.com); Colin Farrell and Taylor Kitsch are both reportedly in talks for season two of "True Detective" (Deadline.com);

Randall Einhorn has joined SundanceTV's "The Red Road" as an executive producer and in-house director (Deadline.com); Zuleikha Robinson and Jai Rodriguez are both set for arcs on DirecTV's "Kingdom" (TVLine.com); Craig Parker will report to "Reign" as "a devout Catholic with a death grip on French Court" (TVLine.com); Josh Charles will return to "The Good Wife" to direct an episode during the upcoming season (TVLine.com); Josh Stamberg has boarded Showtime's "The Affair" as "Max, Noah's (Dominic West) friend from the city, currently separated from his wife and on the prowl in Montauk" (THR.com); and Carter Bays took to Twitter to affirm that the "How I Met Your Mother" spin-off "How I Met Your Dad" isn't moving forward (@CarterBays).






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· AFFAIR, THE (SHOWTIME)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· GOOD WIFE, THE (CBS)
· HOW I MET YOUR DAD (CBS)
· HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER (CBS)
· KINGDOM (AUDIENCE)
· MEMBERS ONLY (ABC)
· MOB DOCTOR, THE (FOX)
· PRETTY LITTLE LIARS (FREEFORM)
· RED ROAD, THE (SUNDANCE)
· REIGN (CW)
· STATE OF AFFAIRS (NBC)
· TEACHERS (TV LAND)
· TOMORROW PEOPLE, THE (CW)
· TRUE DETECTIVE (HBO)
· VAMPIRE DIARIES, THE (CW)
· WITH THIS RING (LIFETIME)





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