Friday, May 14, 2021

Development News - ABC Passes on 'Acts of Crime,' 'Adopted,' 'Black Don't Crack' and 'Bucktown'; Plus 3 More Updates!

Development News - May 14, 2021

ABC's Acts of Crime, Adopted, Black Don't Crack & Bucktown; and CBS' Untitled Sarah Cooper, Ways & Means & Welcome to Georgia.

  • ACTS OF CRIME (Drama) - Written and directed by Sam Esmail. Executive produced by Esmail and Chad Hamilton. Produced by Universal Content Productions, ABC Signature and Esmail Corp. Starring Candace Grace, Molly Price, Peter Mark Kendall and Josiah Cross.
  • ADOPTED (Comedy, Single Camera) - Written and executive produced by Jimmy Kimmel, Shawn Vance and Daril Fannin. Produced by ABC Signature and Kimmelot. Starring Shawn Vance, Bruce Campbell, Wendie Malick, Maxim Swinton, Tate Moore, Sofia Pernas and Reyn Doi.
  • BLACK DON'T CRACK (Comedy, Multi-Camera) - Written by Regina Hicks. Directed by Kelly Park. Executive produced by Hicks, Park, Viola Davis, Julius Tennon and Larry Wilmore. Produced by ABC Signature and JuVee Productions. Starring Sherri Shepherd, Essence Atkins, Tisha Campbell, Tahj Mowry, Beth Grant and Isaiah Mustafa.
  • BUCKTOWN (Comedy, Multi-Camera) - Written by Emily Wilson. Directed by Betsy Thomas. Executive produced by Wilson, Thomas, Tom Werner, Sara Gilbert, Marc Provissiero and Mandy Summers. Produced by ABC Signature and Odenkirk Provissiero Entertainment. Starring Shannon Woodward, Jane Lynch, Nicole Richie, Erik Griffin, Annie Gonzalez and Sofia Capanna.
  • UNTITLED SARAH COOPER PROJECT (Comedy, Single Camera) - Based on the novel How to Be Successful Without Hurting Men's Feelings by Sarah Cooper. Written by Cooper and Cindy Chupack. Directed by Amy York Rubin. Executive produced by Cooper, Chupack, Rubin, Nina Tassler and Denise Di Novi. Produced by CBS Studios and PatMa Productions. Starring Natalie Morales, Amy Landecker and Alice Lee.
  • WAYS & MEANS (Drama) - Written by Ed Redlich and Mike Murphy. Directed by Phil Abraham. Executive produced by Redlich, Murphy, Abraham, Nina Tassler and Denise Di Novi. Produced by CBS Studios, PatMa Productions and 3 Arts Entertainment. Starring Patrick Dempsey, Troian Bellisario and Amanda Warren.
  • WELCOME TO GEORGIA (Comedy, Multi-Camera) - Written by Corinne Kingsbury, John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein. Directed by Pamela Fryman. Executive produced by Kingsbury, Daley, Goldstein, Fryman, Aaron Kaplan, Dana Honor and Wendi Trilling. Produced by CBS Studios and Kapital Entertainment. Starring Hannah Simone, Elizabeth Hurley and Taran Killam.