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[09/20/19 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Friday, September 20
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!


9-1-1: LONE STAR (FOX) - Ronen Rubinstein and Sierra McClain are the latest to be cast in the Rob Lowe-led spin-off series. Rubinstein will play TK Strand, "the firefighter son of Capt. Owen Strand (Lowe), who follows his father to Austin, TX." McClain then is Grace Ryder, "an Austin-based 9-1-1 call center operator and wife of firefighter Judd Ryder (Jim Parrack)." (Deadline.com)
FILTHY RICH (FOX) - Alanna Ubach will recur on the midseason drama as Yopi, "Antonio's (Benjamin Levy Aguilar) mother. She's a fighter who knows how to win and a career gambler who's always willing to take a chance." (Deadline.com)
HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER (ABC) - Kelen Coleman and William R. Moses are both bound for the show's final season. Coleman will play "Asher's (Matt McGorry) sister, who has a complicated relationship with her brother." Moses then will reprise his role of Agent Lanford, "an FBI agent investigating Annalise and the Keating 4." (Deadline.com)
MONARCHY IS GOING TO S***, THE (Quibi, New!) - Amy Reed has sold a new comedy to the short-form video service about "the modern-day kingdom of Andova, where the lives of twin princesses are thrown into utter disarray when the King's newly discovered illegitimate son is named as the rightful heir to the throne." Said effort comes from the Warner Bros. Television-based That's Wonderful Productions with the company's Jim Parsons and Todd Spiewak also serving as executive producers and Eric Norsoph as a co-executive producer. The project was previously set up at Freeform in 2016. (Deadline.com)
SUPERGIRL (The CW) - Erica Durance will join Tom Welling in reprising her "Smallville" role of Lois Lane during the upcoming "Crisis on Infinite Earths" crossover event. The actress previously recurred on "Supergirl" as Alura Zor-El. (Deadline.com)
TINY PRETTY THINGS (Netflix) - Anna Maiche has been tapped to serve as narrator on the upcoming series, set in the world of an elite ballet academy and charts the rise and fall of young adults who live far from their homes, each standing on the verge of greatness or ruin. She plays Cassie Shore, "The Archer School of Ballet's star student, and a dancer with a bright future who's the envy (and also nemesis) of every other young woman at the Academy. Everything changes when a shattering event befalls her - an event that could change the fate of every student and faculty member." (Deadline.com)





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· 9-1-1: LONE STAR (FOX)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· FILTHY RICH (FOX)
· HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER (ABC)
· MONARCHY IS GOING TO S***, THE (QUIBI)
· SMALLVILLE (CW)
· SUPERGIRL (CW)
· TINY PRETTY THINGS (NETFLIX)





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