Kinnear to star in 'Rake,' while Kurtzman, Orci adapt 'Sleepy Hollow'
Fox ordered four drama pilots Tuesday, including a modern-day take on the “Sleepy Hollow” fairytale.“Star Trek” team of Alex Kurtman and Robert Orci will pen Twentieth Century Fox-produced “Sleepy Hollow” along with Phil Iscove. All three exec produce with Len Wiseman. Also from Twentieth ar “Delirium” and “The List.” The former hails from exec producers Peter Chernin, Katherine Pope and writer Karyn Usher. Show is a based on bestselling trilogy about a world where love is deemed illegal and is able to be eradicated with a special procedure. With 95 days to go until her scheduled treatment, the lead female character falls in love. “The List,” from writer Paul Zbyszewski and “Gangster Squad” director Ruben Fleischer — both of whom will exec produce — centers on a U.S. marshal who lead the hunt for a person who has stolen a list that hsa the identity of members of the federal witness security program. Net has also Greg Kinnear starrer “Rake” from exec producers Peter Tolan and Michael Wimer. The drama was written by Peter Duncan, who also originated the Australian series for which it is based, and follows the chaotic life of a criminal defense lawyer. Show is from Sony Pictures Television and will also be exec produced by Duncan, Richard Roxburgh and Ian Collie. Kinnear was a TV mainstay when he hosted E!’s “Talk Soup” before shifting to film. He returned to the small screen two years ago when he co-starred in the ReelzChannel miniseries “The Kennedys.”
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