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[06/23/20 - 11:02 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, June 23
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!


#BLACKAF (Netflix) - The streaming service has renewed the Kenya Barris-led comedy for a second season. (Deadline.com)
ANOTHER LIFE (Netflix) - Tongayi Chirisa, Dillon Casey, Shannon Chan-Kent and Kurt Yaeger are all bound for the show's second season. Chirisa will join the cast as Richard Ncube, "a decorated veteran of many Earth campaigns"; with Casey recurring as Seth Gage, "Head of Homeland Security"; Chan-Kent as Iara, "a hybrid alien-human A.I."; and Yaeger as Dillon Conner, "a trained military engineer." (Deadline.com)
BIRCH, THE (Facebook Watch) - The Crypt TV series has been renewed for a 10-episode second season. Jane Casey Modderno is returning to write with Xaria Dotson reprising her role as Evie Grayson. (Deadline.com)
LANGDON (NBC) - Valorie Curry and Eddie Izzard are the latest additions to the Dan Brown adaptation as Katherine, "a scientist who studies how consciousness can affect the physical world"; and Peter, "the Director of the Smithsonian and an influential mover and shaker in Washington, D.C.," respectively. (Deadline.com)
NANCY WU DONE IT (Amazon, New!) - Kai Yu Wu and Jessica Henwick are set to team for a young adult series which "follows a frustrated Asian American female YA author who suddenly finds herself transported into one of her own books. As a result, she must work with the titular character she created - who she now hates - to solve an unfinished mystery." Vertigo Entertainment's Roy Lee and Miri Yoon are also on board to executive produce for Amazon Studios. (Deadline.com)





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· ANOTHER LIFE (NETFLIX)
· BIRCH, THE (FACEBOOK)
· DAN BROWN'S THE LOST SYMBOL (PEACOCK)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· NANCY WU DONE IT (AMAZON)





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