'Breaking Bad' writer John Shiban behind sci-fi drama

Sony Pictures Television has signed a script deal with “Breaking Bad” writer John Shiban on a sci-fi drama tentatively titled “The Voyage.”

Project, about the discovery of an alien race that may be interacting with humans, is currently attached to AMC.

Shiban, who worked with “Breaking Bad” showrunner Vince Gilligan on “The X-Files,” would exec produce with Lynda Obst. In addition to his work on “Breaking Bad,” Shiban has also written for “Supernatural,” “The Lone Gunman,” “Star Trek: Enterprise” and “Torchwood.”

He is repped by ICM.

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