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[11/06/15 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Friday, November 6
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!


BOB THE VALKYRIE (The CW, New!) - Matt Greenberg (Seventh Son) has set up a potential drama at the netlet about how in each generation three women are chosen by fate to defend humanity against this evil, "only this time, fate accidentally chooses a male... Bob, a chauvinistic dude-bro." Said effort is set up at the CBS Television Studios-based Shane Brennan Productions with Brennan and Grant Anderson also serving as executive producers. (Deadline.com)


FREEMAN (CBS, New!) - Dustin Lee Abraham ("CSI: Crime Scene Investigation") has sold a new drama to the Eye about "an Oakland parole officer with a checkered past who tries to make the bad guys good again and keep former inmates from being sent back to prison." CBS Television Studios-based Shane Brennan Productions is behind the hour with Brennan and Grant Anderson also serving as executive producers. (Deadline.com)


INTERESTINGS, THE (Amazon, New!) - An adaptation of the Meg Wolitzer bestseller has scored a director-contingent pilot order at the streaming service. Lyn Greene and Richard Levine ("Boss") penned the small screen take, "described as a grounded character-driven drama based on Wolitzer's novel about a group of friends who meet at an arts camp when they're 15 in 1974." TriStar Television is producing. (Deadline.com)


LAST TYCOON, THE (Amazon/TriStar; W/D: Billy Ray) - Billy Ray's small screen take on F. Scott Fitzgerald's final unfinished novel has received a cast-contingent pilot order. The project centers on Monroe Stahr, "Hollywood's first wunderkind studio executive in the 1930s as he climbs to the height of power pitting him against his mentor and current head of the studio Pat Brady, a character based on Louis B. Mayer." Chris Keyser, Perri Kipperman, Josh Maurer, David Stern and Alix Witlin also serve as executive producers for TriStar Television. (Deadline.com)


TRIAL (Amazon; W: David E. Kelley & Jonathan Shapiro; D: David Semel) - Molly Parker ("House of Cards") will round out the cast of the drama project, which centers on Billy McBride (Billy Bob Thornton), a once respectable lawyer who was ousted from the high-profile firm he co-founded. Billy now spends his days getting drunk, with the occasional case tossed his way by his ex-wife (Maria Bello). She'll play Judge Keller, who "presides at the initial hearing at the wrongful-death case that Billy is bringing against a huge corporation." Olivia Thirlby, Maria Bello, Sarah Wynter and William Hurt also star. (Deadline.com)


AND IN OTHER NEWS... - Marcia Cross will recur on "Quantico" as analyst Caleb Haas's (Graham Rogers) mother Claire, while the series itself has been extended to 22 episodes (Deadline.com); Steve Kazee is bound for "Nashville" as a former country music star who left it all behind for his wife and family (Deadline.com); Michael Gans and Richard Register have been tapped as the new showrunners of "Scream" succeeding Jill Blotevogal and Jaime Paglia (Deadline.com); Mark Dacascos has scored an arc on "Marvel's Agents of SHIELD" as Giyera, "the head of security for SHIELD." (Deadline.com); and "One Life to Live" alums Kassie DePaiva, Tuc Watkins and Darlene Vogel are all slated to appear in an upcoming episode of "Castle" (TVLine.com).






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· BOB THE VALKYRIE (CW)
· BOSS (STARZ)
· CASTLE (ABC)
· CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (CBS)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· FREEMAN (CBS)
· GOLIATH (AMAZON)
· HOUSE OF CARDS (NETFLIX)
· INTERESTINGS, THE (AMAZON)
· LAST TYCOON, THE (AMAZON)
· MARVEL'S AGENTS OF SHIELD (ABC)
· NASHVILLE (CMT)
· QUANTICO (ABC)
· SCREAM (VH1)





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