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[03/12/21 - 11:16 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 12
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!


ATLANTA (FX) - Filming on the show's long-awaited third and fourth seasons is set to begin on April 5 in Europe. (Deadline.com)
BACHELOR/ETTE, THE (ABC) - The upcoming season of "The Bachelorette" will not feature long-time host Chris Harrison. "Chris Harrison will not be hosting the next season of The Bachelorette," ABC and producer Warner Horizon Television said in a statement. "We support Chris in the work that he is committed to doing. In his absence, former Bachelorettes Tayshia Adams and Kaitlyn Bristowe will support the new Bachelorette through next season. As we continue the dialogue around achieving greater equity and inclusion within The Bachelor franchise, we are dedicated to improving the BIPOC representation of our crew, including among the executive producer ranks. These are important steps in effecting fundamental change so that our franchise is a celebration of love that is reflective of our world." (Deadline.com)
EXPIRATION DATE (Peacock, New!) - Will Forte is attached to topline a potential drama at the streamer about Robin (Forte), "who, consumed by grief, finds a life insurance policy that covers suicide, provided that the individual doesn't carry out the deed within one year. Content that his family will be provided for, Robin sets his expiration date and contemplates how he will spend his final year. It's going to be a long twelve months." Harry and Jack Williams are penning the project and will executive produce alongside Sarah Hammond for their Two Brothers Pictures banner and Universal Television. (Variety.com)
FLATBUSH MISDEMEANORS (Showtime) - Kristin Dodson has joined the cast of the upcoming comedy as Zayna, "one of Dan's outspoken high school students." (Variety.com)
FLIGHT ATTENDANT, THE (HBO Max) - The Kaley Cuoco-led drama is targeting its second season for a Spring 2022 release. (TVLine.com)
GOD'S FAVORITE IDIOT (Netflix) - Leslie Bibb and Kevin Dunn have both been cast in the Ben Falcone/Melissa McCarthy-led comedy series. She'll play Satan: "You think you know Satan (Bibb), but do you really? She is just your run-of-the-mill demonic entity looking to destroy the world. She's also trying to upset the cosmic balance between heaven and hell, and only Clark and his friends stand in her way." And he's set as Clark's (Falcone) father, Gene: "Gene loves his boy Clark. After his divorce, he committed himself to two things, raising his precious son Clark and giving him unsolicited advice in a sauna. But when Clark's life takes a celestial turn, Gene is pulled into the chaos and it could cost him his son, his sauna and his life." Filming on the series just started in Australia. (Deadline.com)
GREY'S ANATOMY (ABC) - Former series regular Sarah Drew will reprise her role of April Kepner in an upcoming episode. (Deadline.com)
JET, THE (Apple TV+, New!) - Emmy-nominated filmmakers James Lee Hernandez and Brian Lazarte have landed a documentary series at the company which "will tell the true story behind the "Drink Pepsi, Get Stuff" promotional campaign and the events that transpired after someone attempted to cash in their Pepsi points for a Harrier fighter jet." Said duo will direct and executive produce "The Jet" through their FunMeter banner. (Variety.com)
JUST BEYOND (Disney+) - Marc Webb has signed on to direct the first two episodes of the series, based on the graphic novels from iconic children's writer R.L. Stine. (THR.com)
RAGDOLL (AMC) - Lucy Hale is the first to be cast in the upcoming drama, in which six people have been murdered, dismembered and sewn into the shape of one grotesque body - nicknamed the "Ragdoll". Assigned to the shocking case are DS Nathan Wolf, recently reinstated to the London Met; his best friend and boss, DI Emily Baxter; and the unit's new recruit, DC Lake Edmunds. She'll play the latter, Lake Edmunds. (Variety.com)
RUSSIAN DOLL (Netflix) - Carolyn Michelle Smith will recur on the show's second season in a yet-to-be-revealed role. (Deadline.com)
SEX LIVES OF COLLEGE GIRLS, THE (HBO Max) - The upcoming comedy series has cast Midori Francis as Alicia; Gavin Leatherwood as Nico; Christopher Meyer as Canaan; Ilia Isorelýs Paulino as Lila; Lauren "Lolo" Spencer as Jocelyn; and Renika Williams as Willow, all students at Essex College. No other details were given about their characters. (Deadline.com)





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· ATLANTA (FX)
· BACHELOR, THE (ABC)
· BACHELORETTE, THE (ABC)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· EXPIRATION DATE (PEACOCK)
· FLATBUSH MISDEMEANORS (SHOWTIME)
· FLIGHT ATTENDANT, THE (HBO MAX)
· GOD'S FAVORITE IDIOT (NETFLIX)
· GREY'S ANATOMY (ABC)
· JET, THE (APPLE TV PLUS)
· JUST BEYOND (DISNEY PLUS)
· RAGDOLL (AMC PLUS)
· RUSSIAN DOLL (NETFLIX)
· SEX LIVES OF COLLEGE GIRLS, THE (HBO MAX)





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