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[01/09/19 - 11:48 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 9
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!


CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM (HBO) - Saverio Guerra will reprise his role of Mocha Joe on the show's upcoming 10th season. (Deadline.com)
EVIL (CBS) - The Eye has given a pilot order to Robert and Michelle King's drama, which focuses on a skeptical female clinical psychologist who joins a priest-in-training and a blue-collar contractor as they investigate supposed miracles, demonic possession and other extraordinary occurrences to see if there's a scientific explanation or if something truly supernatural is at work. CBS Television Studios is behind the hour, home to the Kings' King Size Productions banner, with Liz Glotzer also serving as an executive producer. (Deadline.com)
GIDEON CREW (NBC, New!) - Chap Taylor is spearheading a potential drama at the Peacock about "a billionaire's handpicked team of experts to prevent disasters, investigate conspiracies and solve crimes [using] the science of social engineering." Scott Free Productions' David W. Zucker and Ridley Scott will also executive produce for CBS Television Studios. (Deadline.com)
HAPPY ACCIDENT (ABC) - Kat Coiro has been tapped to direct Abraham Higginbotham and Jon Pollack's single-camera comedy pilot, about two Pittsburgh families - a father with three adult daughters, and a hotel lounge singer with her med student son - who are forced together after a decades-old secret is revealed. (Deadline.com)
HUMINT (CBS, New!) - Kyle Harimoto has sold a new drama to the Eye about "a highly skilled, Army-trained human intelligence officer adept at collecting information and manipulating sources returns home to join the San Francisco PD as a homicide detective to work with her police chief father to unravel the mystery of her brother's death." Scott Free Productions' David W. Zucker and Ridley Scott will also executive produce for CBS Television Studios. (Deadline.com)
I LOVE YOU, AMERICA (Hulu) - Host Sarah Silverman took to social media to reveal the series has been canceled by the streaming service. (@SarahKSilverman)
LEGION (FX) - Lauren Tsai has been tapped for the show's third season as Switch, "described as a young mutant whose secret ability serves as the key to executing David Haller's plan." (Variety.com)
RAISED BY WOLVES (TNT) - Travis Fimmel is the first to be cast in the Ridley Scott-helmed sci-fi series, which centers upon two androids tasked with raising human children on a mysterious virgin planet. He'll play Marcus, no details of which were given. (Deadline.com)
VISION AND SCARLET WITCH PROJECT (Disney+) - Jac Schaeffer, one of the screenwriters behind Marvel's upcoming "Captain Marvel" feature, has been tapped to pen the pilot and executive produce the series, which is expected to feature Paul Bettany and Elizabeth Olsen reprising the title roles. (THR.com)





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· CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM (HBO)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· EVIL (CBS)
· GIDEON CREW (NBC)
· HAPPY ACCIDENT (ABC)
· HUMINT (CBS)
· I LOVE YOU, AMERICA (HULU)
· LEGION (FX)
· MARVEL'S WANDAVISION (DISNEY PLUS)
· RAISED BY WOLVES (HBO MAX)





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