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[07/20/15 - 11:43 PM]
Development Update: Monday, July 20
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!


Z (Amazon; W: Dawn Prestwich & Nicole Yorkin; D: Tim Blake Nelson) - Actor Gavin Stenhouse and director Tim Blake Nelson are the latest additions to the Christina Ricci-led pilot, about celebrated American novelist (and wife of F. Scott Fitzgerald) Zelda Fitzgerald. He'll play the aforementioned F. Scott Fitzgerald while Nelson will work from a script by Dawn Prestwich and Nicole Yorkin. Production is set to begin shortly in Savannah, Georgia. (Deadline.com)


AND IN OTHER NEWS... - "China, IL" creator Brad Neely took to Twitter with the news Adult Swim has pulled the plug on the animated series (@bradneely); Lucy Lawless likewise posted to her feed that a proposed reboot of "Xena: Warrior Princess" at NBC is "just a rumor" (@RealLucyLawless); Aurora Perrineau has joined the cast of ABC's "Blood & Oil" as Lacey Briggs, succeeding Caitlin Carver from the original pilot (Deadline.com); Nicole Ari Parker will recur on FOX's "Rosewood" as "a highly sought-after psychologist specializing in PTSD who often counsels police, soldiers and others who regularly encounter violence" (Deadline.com); Jill Hennessy is bound for "Madam Secretary" as "Henry's (Tim Daly) new Defense Intelligence Agency handler" (Deadline.com);

Mekia Cox is bound for "Secrets & Lies" as Amanda Warner, "Eric's (Michael Ealy) sister, and wife of a prominent Charlotte surgeon, who works as a criminal attorney for the Public Defender's office" (Deadline.com); "Benched" alum Eliza Coupe has inked a development deal with ABC Studios (Deadline.com); Mandeville Films & Television, the company behind ABC's upcoming "The Family" and "Wicked City," has extended its overall deal with ABC Studios for another two years (Deadline.com); Brian Tee has been tapped as a new regular on NBC's "Chicago Med" as "a Chicago born Resident at the hospital who found his calling in medicine after several tours of duty as an Army medic" (Deadline.com); Ben Barnes will take over for Eion Bailey as Logan on HBO's "Westworld" due to the latter's scheduling conflict (Deadline.com);

Amy Heckerling is set to helm two installments of Amazon's new comedy "Red Oaks" (Deadline.com); Rick Cosnett will recur on ABC's "Quantico" as "an openly gay, incredibly funny former defense attorney who used his rhetoric and savvy against FBI cases" (Deadline.com); Steven McQueen is the latest face found for "Chicago Fire" this season (@DanielleGelber); Kumail Nanjiani has booked a role on FOX's revival of "The X-Files" (@kumailn); Marisol Nichols will guest on "Criminal Minds" as "a top agent at a Los Angeles outpost of the FBI" (TVLine.com); Emily Swallow has scored an arc on "Supernatural" as "a femme fatale who is both seductive and sinister (when need be)" (TVLine.com); and Adam Rose will appear in the season opener to "iZombie" as "a sensitive hipster prone to wearing ironic t-shirts and passionate about the arts" (TVLine.com).






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· BENCHED (USA)
· BLOOD & OIL (ABC)
· CHICAGO FIRE (NBC)
· CHICAGO MED (NBC)
· CHINA, IL (ADULT SWIM)
· CRIMINAL MINDS (CBS)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· FAMILY, THE (ABC)
· IZOMBIE (CW)
· MADAM SECRETARY (CBS)
· QUANTICO (ABC)
· RED OAKS (AMAZON)
· ROSEWOOD (FOX)
· SECRETS & LIES (ABC)
· SUPERNATURAL (CW)
· WESTWORLD (HBO)
· WICKED CITY (ABC)
· XENA: WARRIOR PRINCESS (SYNDICATION)
· XENA: WARRIOR PRINCESS (NBC)
· X-FILES, THE (FOX)
· Z: THE BEGINNING OF EVERYTHING (AMAZON)





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