Feature scribe Michael Schiffer (“The Peacemaker”) has inked an overall deal with NBC Studios to develop a one-hour drama for the Peacock web.
Schiffer will create, write and serve as executive producer of the project, which is being eyed for the 2001-02 season. Deal reps his first move into TV writing.
In addition to “The Peacemaker,” Schiffer’s feature screenplay credits include the Denzel Washington starrer “Crimson Tide,” “Murder in the First” and “Lean on Me.” He also served as a song producer on “Lean.”
Scribe’s first major film was the 1988 gang drama “Colors.”
Schiffer was also a producer on the 1998 crime thriller “Very Bad Things.”