MTV Goes "Ape" for Teen Wolf and Emma Roberts

MTV announced Tuesday its rather diverse development slate that reads like a menagerie: Jamie Foxx, Teen Wolf, Warren the Ape and even a former Cheetah Girl.

MTV has also signed a first-look production deal with Emma Roberts, niece of Julia Roberts and star of Nancy Drew and Hotel for Dogs, and her Bossy Boots company, along with manager/producing partner David Sweeney.

Other familiar names include reality show executive producer Mark Burnett, who has a project with The Hills’ Audrina Patridge as the star and P.Diddy’s Starmaker.

Check out the MTV series in development:

Teen Wolf – The ’80s movie classic reinvented into a Twilight-esque series that focuses on the hairier of the supernatural beings. But yes, there will be romance as well.

Warren the Ape – A spoof on the celebrity comeback starring a D-list celebrity puppet who tries to get back into the limelight.

Jamie Foxx’s “Untitled Sketch Comedy Show (working title) – Executive produced by the Oscar winner, this will be the next generation of In Living Color.

The Awesomes – From Saturday Night Live writer/Weekend Update anchor Seth Meyers, Lorne Michaels and Mike Shoemaker’s company, this animated series centers on a bumbling superhero and his pals as they battle villains and the paparazzi (same difference, no?)

Patito Feo – This award-winning teen drama has traveled from Argentina to American shores and revolves around the adventures of a small town Mexican girl transplanted into Los Angeles.

Hard Times – Unpopular teen RJ Berger finds infamy overnight when his um, endowment, is made public.

Adrienne Bailon Project (working title) – The former Cheetah Girl tries to shake off the girl group image and prove herself in her hometown of New York City.

Source: Zap2It