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[07/25/16 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Monday, July 25
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!


AMERICAN CRIME (ABC) - Timothy Hutton will join Felicity Huffman, Regina King and Richard Cabral as the latest returning cast member for the new season of the anthology series. He'll play "a wealthy man struggling to keep his family and fortune." (Deadline.com)
AMERICAN WOMAN (A.K.A. UNTITLED KYLE RICHARDS PROJECT) (TV Land) - Alicia Silverstone has signed on for the lead role on the single-camera comedy pilot, "set in the 1970s amid the sexual revolution and the rise of feminism. Silverstone will star as Bonnie Nolan, a mother with two daughters who finds herself facing an entirely new world after she leaves her husband. As she struggles to raise her family, Bonnie sets out to claim her own brand of independence in a world not ready to give it." (THR.com)
ARROW (The CW) - Joe Dinicol ("Blindspot") has been cast as mystical DC Comics vigilante Ragman in the series. "Fresh from a personal tragedy, Rory hopes to find answers in Star City, where he ultimately crosses paths with Green Arrow (Stephen Amell)." Additionally, Katie Cassidy has inked a deal (a la John Barrowman) to return to the series as well as its spin-offs in yet-to-be-revealed capacities. (EW.com, TVLine.com)
HALT AND CATCH FIRE (AMC) - Matthew Lillard ("The Bridge") will recur on the new season as Ken Diebold, "a slickly dressed, self-assuredly confident, undeniably cool businessman who's also a key investor in Joe's (Lee Pace) fledgling software venture." (EW.com)
HANDMAID'S TALE, THE (Hulu) - Samira Wiley ("Orange Is the New Black") is the latest addition to the upcoming drama. She'll play "Offred's (Elisabeth Moss) best friend from college, her fellow handmaid-in-training at the Red Center, and a connection to life before Gilead." (THR.com)
HAWAII FIVE-0 (CBS) - Claire Forlani ("NCIS: Los Angeles") has scored an arc on the series as Alicia Brown, "a criminal profiler who works with Five-0 to track a serial killer targeting the people of Oahu." (TVLine.com)
IMMORTAL LIFE OF HENRIETTA LACKS, THE (HBO) - Renee Elise Goldsberry ("The Good Wife") has booked the title role on the original movie, about "an African-American woman whose cells were used to create the first immortal human cell line." (Deadline.com)
LUCIFER (FOX) - Rick Springfield has signed onto the new season as "a minion of Lucifer for a multi-episode arc: a rock star who's a little bit on the down side and ready for a comeback." (Deadline.com)
MARVEL'S AGENTS OF SHIELD (ABC) - Lilli Birdsell is set to recur on the show's fourth season as Lucy, "a beautiful woman with a haunting quality. She has a very violent streak in her inner self, because of things that have happened." (Deadline.com)
ONCE UPON A TIME (ABC) - Deniz Akdeniz, Oded Fehr and Karen David have been cast as Aladdin, Jafar and Jasmine in the new season. (TVLine.com)
ORIGINALS, THE (The CW) - Neil Jackson ("Sleepy Hollow") is bound for the new season as "a vampire named Alistair who will interact with Klaus." (TVLine.com)
VAMPIRE DIAIRES, THE (The CW) - Nathalie Kelley ("UnREAL") will recur on the show's final season as Sybil, "a power monger who manipulates her victims into twisted games and tests for her own amusement and glorification." (TVLine.com)





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· AMERICAN CRIME (ABC)
· AMERICAN WOMAN (TV LAND)
· ARROW (CW)
· BLINDSPOT (NBC)
· BRIDGE, THE (FX)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· GOOD WIFE, THE (CBS)
· HALT & CATCH FIRE (AMC)
· HANDMAIDS TALE, THE (HULU)
· HAWAII FIVE-0 (CBS)
· IMMORTAL LIFE OF HENRIETTA LACKS, THE (HBO)
· LUCIFER (FOX)
· MARVEL'S AGENTS OF SHIELD (ABC)
· NCIS: LOS ANGELES (CBS)
· ONCE UPON A TIME (ABC)
· ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK (NETFLIX)
· ORIGINALS, THE (CW)
· SLEEPY HOLLOW (FOX)
· UNREAL (LIFETIME)
· VAMPIRE DIARIES, THE (CW)





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