Lifetime Orders Drama Pilot About Dystopian

Lifetime has offered a pilot order to “The Lottery,” a conspiracy thriller from Timothy J. Sexton.

Drama takes place in a dystopian future where humans face extinction. One hundred embryos are successfully fertilized, and a national lottery is held to decide the surrogates. Government interests begin to dominate one of the most personal and basic elements of humanity — the right to have a family.

Sexton penned the pilot and will exec produce alongside Dawn Olmstead.

Grady Girl Prods. will produce the hourlong drama in association with Warner Horizon TV.

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