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[05/10/19 - 11:51 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 10 - Odds & Ends
Updates include: ABC passes on "New York Undercover" revival, will redevelop "NYPD Blue"; Steve Harvey's latest syndicated talk show to sign off in June; and ABC's "Black-ish" prequel series to recast Bow's father.

[04/09/19 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, April 9
Updates include: Hulu orders final season of "Future Man"; Richard E. Grant, Sally Field cast in AMC's "Dispatches from Elsewhere"; and "High Fidelity" TV series moves from Disney+ to Hulu.

[10/10/18 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 10
Updates include: Rick Muirragui brings DC Comics' "Secret Six" to CBS; Seth Grahame-Smith's "The Last American Vampire" eyed as NBC drama; and Chris Spencer to star in comedy "I Just Do" for FOX.

[10/04/18 - 12:15 PM]
HBO/Cinemax Programming Overview - Fall 2018
The company recaps its plans for the rest of the year and beyond.

[06/19/18 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, June 19
Updates include: Kristen Wiig bows out of Apple comedy series; Jane Leeves signs onto FOX's "The Resident"; and Courtney B. Vance among latest cast in HBO's "Lovecraft Country."

[05/03/18 - 11:44 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 3
Updates include: "Last Man Standing" eyes revival at FOX; Netflix's "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" to wrap after four seasons; and Hulu's "Catch-22" locks in principal cast.

[05/02/18 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 2
Updates include: DC Universe to redevelop "Metropolis"; FOX gives off-cycle pilot order to Rob McElhenney/Rob Rosell-comedy; and Jonathan Majors to star in HBO's "Lovecraft Country."

[04/26/18 - 11:26 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, April 26
Updates include: Netflix sets leads for "Trollhunters" spin-off; Bradley Whitford cast in Pop's "Flack"; and Jurnee Smollett-Bell to lead HBO's "Lovecraft Country."

[03/05/18 - 11:40 PM]
Development Update: Monday, March 5
Updates include: Vanessa Williams cast in "False Profits" at ABC; Beth Behrs to star in FOX's "Our People"; and Laz Alonso latest tapped for "The Boys" at Amazon.

[05/16/17 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 16
Updates include: Misha Green, Jordan Peele and J.J. Abrams team to bring Matt Ruff's 2016 novel "Lovecraft Country" to HBO as a drama series.







LOVECRAFT COUNTRY (HBO)
Premieres in TBA 2019 or 2020 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
???
STATUS:
new in 2019/2020 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (??? episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from HBO's press release, October 2018) LOVECRAFT COUNTRY: From showrunner and executive producer/writer Misha Green, and based on the 2016 novel of the same name by Matt Ruff, the drama series follows Atticus Freeman (Jonathan Majors) as he joins up with his friend Leti (Jurnee Smollett-Bell) and his Uncle George (Courtney B. Vance) to embark on a road trip across 1950s Jim Crow America in search of his missing father. This begins a struggle to survive and overcome both the racist terrors of white America and the terrifying monsters that could be ripped from an H.P. Lovecraft paperback. The cast also includes Wunmi Mosaku, Aunjanue Ellis and Elizabeth Debicki. Executive produced by Jordan Peele, Yann Demange (who also directs the first episode), J.J. Abrams, Ben Stephenson, and David Knoller; a Bad Robot and Monkeypaw production in association with Warner Bros. Television.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Aunjanue Ellis as Hippolyta Black
· Courtney B. Vance as George Black
· Elizabeth Debicki as Christina Braithwhite
· Jonathan Majors as Atticus Black
· Jurnee Smollett-Bell as Letitia "Leti" Dandridge
· Michael K. Williams as Montrose Freeman
· Wunmi Mosaku as Rudy Dandridge
CREW INFORMATION:
· Ben Stephenson as EP
· J.J. Abrams as EP
· Jordan Peele as EP
· Matt Ruff as BOOK
· Misha Green as CRTR/EP
· Yann Demange as EP/DIR (Pilot)
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Bad Robot Productions
· Monkeypaw Productions
· Warner Bros. Television