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[06/23/15 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, June 23
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!


FALLING WATER (USA/UCP; W: Blake Masters & Henry Bromell; D: Juan Carlos Fresnadillo) - David Ajala ("Black Box") has scored the lead role on the drama pilot, about three unrelated people, who slowly realize that they are dreaming separate parts of a single common dream. He'll play Burton, "the head of in-house security for a multinational investment banking firm whose personal and professional paranoia collide when an investigation into financial malfeasance at the firm leads to a backlash that engulfs his love life." (Deadline.com)


HUNTERS (Syfy/UCP; W: Natalie Chaidez; D: TBA) - Julian McMahon ("Childhood's End") is back in business with the cable channel as part of the upcoming drama, based on Whitley Strieber's best-selling novel "Alien Hunter," about how the disappearance of a decorated Philadelphia cop's wife leads him to a secret government unit assembled to hunt a group of ruthless terrorists - shadowy figures that may or may not be from this world. He'll play McCarthy, "an unhinged junkie and Hunter cell leader with a predilection for house music and violence." Britne Oldford and Nathan Phillips also star. (Deadline.com)


AND IN OTHER NEWS... - "LFE" creator Paul Downs Colaizzo has inked a two-year overall deal with CBS Television Studios (Deadline.com); Alana de la Garza will recur on "Scorpion" as "the smart, tough and driven new Head of Homeland Security who needs the Scorpion team to be successful" (Deadline.com); and Kevin Spacey and Dana Brunetti's Trigger Street Productions has signed a two-year first-look deal with 20th Century Fox Television (Deadline.com).






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· BLACK BOX (ABC)
· CHILDHOOD'S END (SYFY)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· FALLING WATER (USA)
· HUNTERS (SYFY)
· LFE (CBS)
· SCORPION (CBS)





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