Monday, January 29, 2018

Development News - Ernie Hudson to Co-Star on NBC's Untitled 'Bad Boys' Spinoff; Plus 3 More Updates!

Development News - January 29, 2018

FOX's Daddy Issues & Untitled Ilene Chaiken; Freeform's The Perfectionists; and NBC's Untitled Bad Boys Spinoff.

  • Veteran character actor Ernie Hudson will co-star on the drama pilot spinoff of the 2003 film starring Gabrielle Union. He is known for his lead role in Ghostbusters and has recently been recurring on Netflix's Grace & Frankie and Epix's Graves.
  • He will play Joseph Burnett, Syd Burnett's (Union) father.
  • DADDY ISSUES (Comedy, Single Camera) - Starring and written by Erin Foster (Barely Famous). Executive produced by Foster, Elizabeth Meriwether, Oly Obst and Josh Lieberman. Produced by 20th Century Fox Television and 3 Arts Entertainment. Logline: Andy's (Foster) friendship with her playboy father is complicated by the fact that he's fallen in love with her best friend.
  • UNTITLED ILENE CHAIKEN PROJECT (Drama) - Written by Ilene Chaiken (Empire) and Melissa Scrivner Love (Rosewood). Executive produced by Chaiken, Love, Judy Smith and Oly Obst. Produced by 20th Century Fox Television and 3 Arts Entertainment. Logline: FBI Special Agent Clementine Otis is in the midst of investigating a domestic terrorism threat when a personal indiscretion - an affair with a prominent general - shatters her life and threatens her career at the FBI. Now labeled "the mistress," she begins to rebuild her personal life and professional reputation.
  • Sofia Carson has joined the cast of the Pretty Little Liars spinoff pilot starring Sasha Pieterse and Janel Parrish. She is known for her starring role in Disney's Descendants movies.
  • She will play Ava, a beautiful and trendsetting blogger and coder who strives to be a fashion icon.