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[09/09/19 - 11:07 PM]
Development Update: Monday, September 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!


AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE (ABC) - Kelly Ripa will reprise her role of Whitney, Katie Otto's (Katy Mixon) new boss, on the show's second episode this season. (Variety.com)
DARK SHADOWS: REINCARNATION (The CW, New!) - Mark B. Perry is developing a reboot of Dan Curtis's cult classic series billed as "a modern-day continuation of the strange, terrifying, and sexy saga of the Collins family of Collinsport, Maine - a mysterious, influential, publicity-shy group hiding a ghastly secret: For the past 400 years, they've lived under a curse that bedevils their blue blood with every imaginable supernatural creature and horror." Warner Bros. Television is behind the hour with Amasia Entertainment's Michael Helfant, Bradley Gallo and Tracy Mercer also executive producing alongside Tracy Curtis and Cathy Curtis. (Deadline.com)
EDDY, THE (Netflix) - Melissa George has been tapped to recur on Damien Chazelle's upcoming series as Alison Jenkins, "a sophisticated New Yorker, comes to visit her ex-husband (Andre Holland) and daughter (Amandla Stenberg) in Paris, with complicated results." (Deadline.com)
FISH OUT OF WATER (Amazon, New!) - Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Brad Paisley is attached to star in a potential comedy at the streaming service billed as "a 'Larry Sanders' take on celebrity vanity projects and a behind-the-scenes look at country music star Paisley's struggle to keep a simple little fishing show from turning into his own personal Frye Festival." A.D. Miles is penning the half-hour, which has a script commitment. Paisley, Will Arnett, Peter Principato, Marc Forman, Bill Simmons and Kendal Marcy will also executive produce for Artists First, Electric Avenue and Sony Pictures Television. (THR.com)
LITTLE FIRES EVERYWHERE (Hulu) - Obba Babatundé is the latest to be cast in the limited series as George Wright, "a devoutly religious father of two who does his best to support his strong-willed daughter Mia (Kerry Washington) as she heads off to art school. But when his daughter's decisions conflict with his morals, George finds himself having to make a choice that he was never prepared to." (Deadline.com)
MARVEL'S HAWKEYE (Disney+) - Hailee Steinfeld has reportedly been offered the role of Kate Bishop in the upcoming Jeremy Renner-led series. (Variety.com)
MUPPETS LIVE ANOTHER DAY (Disney+) - Josh Gad took to social media with the news he and co-creators Edward Kitsis and Adam Horowitz have bowed out of the project over creative differences. (@joshgad)





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· AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE (ABC)
· DARK SHADOWS (WB)
· DARK SHADOWS: REINCARNATION (CW)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· EDDY, THE (NETFLIX)
· FISH OUT OF WATER (AMAZON)
· LITTLE FIRES EVERYWHERE (HULU)
· MARVEL'S HAWKEYE (DISNEY PLUS)
· MUPPETS LIVE ANOTHER DAY (DISNEY PLUS)





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