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[07/28/22 – 11:30 PM]
Development Update: Thursday July 28th
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

LOS ANGELES ( — The latest development news, taken from recent reports:

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FIND THE LIGHT/GENRE, EL (ABC) – The alphabet has passed to the two mid-season pilots. Chris Sullivan starred in the latter comedy while Kay Oyegun was behind the former drama. (
GLAMOROUS (Netflix) – Todd Strauss-Schulson has been tapped to direct and executive produce the first two installments of the upcoming series starring Miss Benny and Kim Cattrall. (
GOOD FIGHT, THE (Paramount+) – Phylicia Rashad and Shahar Isaac will recur in the show’s upcoming final season. Rashad will play Renetta Clark, “the quiet and brilliant leader of a stealthy resistance movement,” in four episodes; while Isaac has been cast as Zev Beker, “an Israeli Krav Maga instructor who is equal parts tough and charming,” in three episodes. (
GORDITA CHRONICLES (HBO Max) – Creator Claudia Forestieri has signed a global deal with Sony Pictures Television, the show’s producer, where she will develop new series projects through her Mamalu Productions banner. (
ROOKIE, THE: FEDS (ABC) – Star Niecy Nash has signed an initial deal with the show’s producer, Entertainment One. (
UNTITLED CSDR FOOTBALL PROJECT (Disney+, New!) – Oscar winner Troy Kotsur will star in a drama proposal for the streamer that will tell the extraordinary story of the football team’s “historic undefeated season” “California School for the Deaf Riverside (CSDR) 2021 and how it earned a spot in the California State Championship game for the first time in school history.” Ron Shelton is attached to direct the pilot at from a script he wrote with Ben Shelton and Kotsur playing the team’s coach.All three will executive produce along with Bert Salke, Gary Foster, Russ Krasnoff, Rainn Wilson, Jack Jason, Bill Horberg, Christina Lurie and showrunner Kevin Falls for ABC Signature John Maucere, an alumnus of the school, will serve as a consultant and co-produce. (
WILDS, THE (Amazon) – The streamer has canceled the YA survival drama after two seasons. (

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