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[07/07/15 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, July 7
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!


GAME SHAKERS (A.K.A. GAME MAKERS) (Nickelodeon; W: Dan Schneider; D: TBA) - Kel Mitchell, Cree Cicchino and Madisyn Shipman have all been cast in the upcoming comedy, about two 12-year-old girls who start a multi-million-dollar gaming company and take on rap superstar Double G as a business partner. Mitchell will play the aforementioned Double G with Cicchino and Shipman as the girls. (Variety.com)


AND IN OTHER NEWS... - "Forever" creator Matt Miller took to Twitter with the news Warner Bros. Television couldn't find a new home for the former ABC series (@mattmillerTV); Toks Olagundoye has joined the cast of "Castle" as Hayley Vargas, "a quick-witted, free-spirited, former Scotland Yard police officer who works as a security specialist and is not afraid to cross lines to get things done" (Deadline.com); Greg Camalier is spearheading a potential TV series based on his documentary "Muscle Shoals" (Deadline.com); John Dahl has signed on to direct the pilot for USA's "Paradise Pictures" (THR.com); and Cornelius Smith Jr.'s Marcus Walker has been named a new series regular on "Scandal" (TVLine.com).






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· CASTLE (ABC)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· FOREVER (ABC)
· GAME SHAKERS (NICKELODEON)
· PARADISE PICTURES (USA)
· SCANDAL (ABC)





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