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[06/16/15 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, June 16
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!


AND IN OTHER NEWS... - Kimberly Elise, Kristen Ariza and Malcolm Gets have all been cast in HBO's "Confirmation" as Sonia Jarvis, Judy Smith and Arlen Specter, respectively (Deadline.com); Annie Parisse and Ken Marino will both visit HBO's "Untitled Rock 'n' Roll Project" as Andrea Zito, "a tough as nails PR rep for a competing record company," and Jackie Jervis, "a cunning A&R executive from a rival record company" (Deadline.com); "Limitless" and "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" helmer Marc Webb has inked a two-year overall deal with producer CBS Television Studios where he'll continue as an executive producer on the former (Deadline.com); Elizabeth Banks and Max Handelman's Brownstone Productions has signed a multi-year overall deal with Warner Bros. Television (Deadline.com); "Togetherness" co-creators Jay and Mark Duplass have entered into a two-year overall deal with HBO (Deadline.com);

Regina King is set to return to "American Crime" next season as a series regular (Deadline.com); "Marco Polo" helmer Alik Sakharov has signed a first-look deal with producer The Weinstein Company (Deadline.com); Shawn Hatosy will recur on "Fear the Walking Dead" as "a well-intentioned but out of his element military man with a soulful disposition" (Deadline.com); Madison McLaughlin will recur on "Chicago PD" as "a rough and tumble bad girl with a troubled past who is just looking for guidance and spends her time boxing" after guest starring in the season finale (Deadline.com); Lewis Black has been cast as Ezra Merkin in ABC's limited series "Madoff" (THR.com); and Laurence Dobiesz is bound for "Outlander" as Alex Randall, "the younger brother of the villainous Jack Randall" (TheWrap.com).






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· AMERICAN CRIME (ABC)
· CHICAGO PD (NBC)
· CONFIRMATION (HBO)
· CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND (CW)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· FEAR THE WALKING DEAD (AMC)
· LIMITLESS (CBS)
· MADOFF (ABC)
· MARCO POLO (NETFLIX)
· OUTLANDER (STARZ)
· TOGETHERNESS (HBO)
· VINYL (HBO)





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