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[01/21/19 - 11:02 PM]
Development Update: Monday, January 21
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

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

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BLACK LIGHTNING (The CW) - Hosea Chanchez is set to recur on the current season as Marcus Bishop, "a secret ASA operative in league with Dr. Helga Jace, played by Jennifer Riker. Codenamed Shakedown, he possesses the ability to generate vibrations and frequencies at will. Irreverent, bitter and impulsively violent, this ex-Air Force officer killed his superior officer when he was passed over for promotion because of a poor performance review. At Ft. Leavenworth, he signed with Dr. Jace and embraced his role with the ASA, taking pleasure in producing a high body count on his covert missions." (Deadline.com)
CROWN, THE (Netflix) - Gillian Anderson has reportedly been cast as former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in the fourth season of the series. Season three is due later this year on the streaming service. (Deadline.com)
GOOD DOCTOR, THE (ABC) - Robyn Lively and Peter Benson will both drop by an upcoming episode about Diane and Nigel, "the parents of a baby girl born with serious birth defects. Diane and Nigel are left to make an agonizing decision when informed that their newborn will require a delicate surgery." (TVLine.com)





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