TVLine Items: NBC Eyes Blue Crush Series, Outlander Adds Duo and More

Blue Crush TV Series

Surf’s up at NBC.

The network is developing a TV series based on the 2002 movie Blue Crush, which starred Kate Bosworth, Michelle Rodriguez (Lost) and Sanoe Lake as a trio of friends riding waves in Hawaii, our sister site Deadline reports.

Switched at Birth creator Lizzy Weiss, a co-writer on the film, will pen the project and serve as an executive producer.

Ready for more of today’s newsy nuggets? Well…

* Outlander has cast Hannah James (Mercy Street) and newcomer Tanya Reynolds to play the Dunsany sisters, Geneva and Isobel, respectively, in Season 3. Both characters will play important roles in Jamie’s upcoming storyline.

* Octavia Spencer (Red Band Society) is attached to star in a limited series based on A’Lelia Bundles’ bestselling biography On Her Own Ground, about legendary African-American entrepreneur and philanthropist Madam C.J. Walker, per Deadline.

* Shi Ne Nielson (Chasing Life) will recur during Season 4 of The Fosters as Stef’s public defender friend, Deadline reports.

* Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce Season 3 will premiere Wednesday, Jan. 11, on Bravo, per Deadline.