Friday, January 25, 2019

Development News - Meagan Tandy, Camrus Johnson and Nicole Kang Join The CW's 'Batwoman'; Plus 3 More Updates!

Development News - January 25, 2019

CBS' Nancy & Under the Bridge; The CW's Batwoman; and NBC's Untitlted Bradley Whitford Project.

  • Meagan Tandy, Camrus Johnson and Nicole Kang have been cast on the drama pilot starring Ruby Rose. Tandy previously starred for one season in Lifetime's UnREAL and had major recurring roles on Starz's Survivor's Remorse and MTV's Teen Wolf. Johnson has recurred on Netflix's Luke Cage and Hulu's There's Johnny. Kang appeared in a major recurring role on Lifetime's You.
  • Tandy will play Sophie Moore. After graduating from military academy, she rose through the ranks to become a high-level private security agent and one of Gotham's staunchest protectors. Despite her bite and regimented outlook, Sophie has a soft side, illuminated by Kate Kane's (Rose) return.
  • Johnson will play Luke Fox. A Dark Knight loyalist and son of Wayne's R&D director Lucius Fox, he works to keep Wayne Tower secure in his boss' absence. While he considers himself the guardian of all things Batman - specifically his symbol - he also recognizes the city's need for a new hero.
  • Kang will play Mary Hamilton. Excitable, talkative and an influencer-in-the-making, she is Kate's step-sister and polar opposite. But what Mary lacks in a filter, she makes up for with her compassion for Gotham's underserved communities, proving she has more in common with Kate than she thinks.
  • NANCY (Drama) - Written by Paul Attanasio (Bull). Executive produced by Attanasio, Darryl Frank and Justin Falvey. Produced by CBS Television Studios and Amblin Television. Logline: When a former high-ranking NYPD officer becomes the first female Chief of Police for Los Angeles, she uses her unflinching honesty and hardball tactics to navigate the social, political and national security issues that converge with enforcing the law.
  • UNDER THE BRIDGE (Drama) - Written by Rina Mimoun (Mistresses). Executive produced by Mimoun, Jerry Bruckheimer, Jonathan Littman and KristieAnne Reed. Produced by CBS Television Studios and Jerry Bruckheimer Television. Logline: When a scandal rocks the medical practice she runs with her husband and their friends, a surgeon rises to the occasion and takes the lead in trying to mend both the practice and her own marriage.
  • UNTITLED BRADLEY WHITFORD PROJECT (Comedy, Single Camera) - Starring Emmy winner Bradley Whitford (The West Wing, Transparent, The Handmaid's Tale) Written by Lesley Wake Webster. Directed by Jason Winer. Executive produced by Whitford, Webster, Winer, Adam Anders and Jon Radler. Produced by 20th Century Fox Television and Small Dog Picture Company. Logline: A rural church choir gets the director it never thought it needed when a salty, Ivy League music professor (Whitford) stumbles through their door.