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[05/28/20 - 11:14 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 28
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

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

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CLARICE (CBS) - Elizabeth Klaviter has joined the newly ordered drama series as its day-to-day showrunner. She'll likewise serve as an executive producer alongside co-creators Alex Kurtzman and Jenny Lumet. (Deadline.com)
COBRA KAI (YouTube) - Sony Pictures Television is reportedly expected to find a new home for the show's upcoming third season with "Netflix and Hulu leading the short list of contenders." The news comes as the streamer retreats from premium original scripted programming. It's understood along with the new season, the new outlet will have access to the previous two seasons on a non-exclusive basis. (Deadline.com)
UPGRADE (New!) - Universal Content Productions and Blumhouse Television have opened a writers' room for a potential small screen follow up to Leigh Whannell's 2018 Blumhouse sci-fi thriller which "picks up a few years after the events of the film and broadens the universe with an evolved version of STEM and a new host - imagining a world in which the government repurposes STEM to help curb criminal activity." Whannell and Tim Walsh are co-creating the project with Whannell attached to return as director and both executive producing alongside Jason Blum and Automatik's Brian Kavanaugh-Jones. They'll be joined by Krystal Ziv Houghton and James Roland as writers. No network is currently attached. (Deadline.com)
WHAT WE KEEP (Quibi, New!) - The streaming service has commissioned a documentary series from director Penny Lane inspired by Bill Shapiro and Naomi Wax's book, subtitled "150 People Share the One Object that Brings Them Joy, Magic, and Meaning." The project "will bring audiences into the homes of remarkable people and asks the singular question: "Of all that you own, what object means the most to you and why?" Said trio will executive produce alongside Cynthia Erivo, Dan Cogan and Liz Garbus for Story Syndicate with Gabriel Sedgwick as a producer. (Deadline.com)





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· CLARICE (CBS)
· COBRA KAI (NETFLIX)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· WHAT WE KEEP (QUIBI)





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