A few new shows in development, a bit of casting, and some new trailers comprise today’s TV Bits. After the jump:

  • Justified creator Graham Yost sells a female spy show to NBC
  • Showtime turns Robert De Niro‘s The Good Shepherd into a TV show
  • Lone Star and Awake creator to try again at ABC with Influence
  • William Fichtner and Donald Sutherland are Crossing Lines
  • American Horror Story adds Season 1 alum Frances Conroy
  • … and yes, of course they’ve released yet another new teaser
  • The Parks & Recreation cast goof off in a charming blooper reel
  • Tears and meaningful glances fill the Downton Abbey trailer

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Interview: Graham Yost Reflects on Justified Season 3

Dave Chen and Joanna Robinson from Pajiba interview Graham Yost about the third season of Justified. Graham reveals the origins of Quarles’ “strange addiction,” and explains how one episode was written in a two-day vicodin-infused haze. Can you guess which one?

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Dave Chen and Myles McNutt from Cultural Learnings interview Graham Yost about how he developed the third season of Justified. Graham discusses getting the show’s dialect correct, figuring out how to resolve the Raylan/Winona storyline, and trying to change up the game from season two. He also drops some tantalizing hints about the future of the series.

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Looks like Robert Zemeckis really has kicked the motion-capture habit for the time being. As previously reported, the director will be making his return to live-action filmmaking with the hero pilot drama Flight, starring Denzel Washington. Now, he’s in talks to add another live-action film to his slate — Major Matt Mason, based on a Mattel toy from the ’60s. Frequent Zemeckis collaborator Tom Hanks is set to produce with partner Gary Goetzman through their company Playtone Productions, and will be starring as well. Read more after the jump.

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