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[01/04/18 - 11:43 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 4
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- The latest development news, culled from recent wire reports:

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BROOKLYN NINE-NINE (FOX) - Sterling K. Brown is set to drop by an upcoming episode "that revolves entirely around his character's all-night interrogation by Andy Samberg's Det. Jake Peralta and Andre Braugher's Captain Holt." (TVLine.com)
CLAWS (TNT) - Jimmy Jean-Louis's Gregory Ruval has been upped to series regular for the show's second season. (Deadline.com)
FAMILY CRIMES (Starz) - David Ayer has teamed with former Audience Network programming chief Chris Long to form Cedar Park Entertainment. The former recently set up "Family Crimes," about a young privileged Latina who must reinvent herself in order to save her family when the feds close in on their business with the Mexican mob. Starz has given a production commitment to the project. (Deadline.com)
KIDDING (Showtime) - Frank Langella has signed onto the Jim Carrey/Catherine Keener-led comedy as Seb, "the man who built Jeff's show from a school project to a nationally syndicated cultural touchstone with a multimillion-dollar merchandising empire. He must balance a growing concern for Jeff with the need to keep his onscreen persona from radically changing." (Deadline.com)
PRISON BREAK (FOX) - Michael Thorn, President of Entertainment for FOX, told reporters at the TCA Winter Press Tour they are "developing a new iteration" of the series. (Deadline.com)
UNTITLED MCELHENNEY & ROSELL PROJECT (FOX) - The multi-camera comedy, about an unconventional family in working-class America, has hired a casting director in anticipation of a pilot order. (Deadline.com)





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· BROOKLYN NINE-NINE (NBC)
· CLAWS (TNT)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· FAMILY CRIMES (STARZ)
· KIDDING (SHOWTIME)
· PRISON BREAK (FOX)
· UNTITLED MCELHENNEY & ROSELL PROJECT (FOX)





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