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[11/11/14 - 11:26 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, November 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!


COCAINE COWBOYS (TNT/WHT; W: Michelle Ashford; D: Mark Pellington) - Kristen Hager, Adria Arjona, Kelsey Siepser and Oscar Jaenada are the first to be cast in the pilot, a drama set in the wild and unpredictable world of the Florida drug trade in the 1970s. Hager will play Luanne, "a former beauty queen who is in a loveless marriage with pot runner Bobby (not yet cast) and finds little appeal in being a mother to their 8-year-old daughter"; with Arjona as Maria Zorilla, "who is in love with all things American, and is also one of the most vicious drug traffickers to ever grace the Miami stage"; Siepser as Kat Wiseman, "a partner in a marijuana business who is involved in a passionate and tortured affair with the married love of her life and business partner Bobby"; and Jaenada as Jimeno "The Poodle" Padilla, "a pot dealer turned cocaine trafficker." (Deadline.com)


AND IN OTHER NEWS... - Claire Foy has reportedly been offered the role of Queen Elizabeth II in Netflix's "The Crown" (Deadline.com); Randy Jackson won't return to "American Idol" this season as a mentor (Deadline.com); "NCIS" co-star Rocky Carroll will go behind the camera to direct an upcoming episode of the series (EW.com); and Nick Jandl will recur on "Nashville" as "a direct-but-charming physician who becomes intimately involved in the lives of two of the show's key characters" (TVLine.com).






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· AMERICAN IDOL (ABC)
· COCAINE COWBOYS (TNT)
· CROWN, THE (NETFLIX)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· NASHVILLE (CMT)
· NCIS (CBS)





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