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MCQUARRIE IN TUBE DEAL

Christopher McQuarrie, who took home an Oscar this year for best screenplay for the 1995 release “The Usual Suspects,” has a deal to write and executive produce a two-hour crime drama pilot for NBC.

“Underworld,” which will be produced by Warner Bros. Television, will star “Usual Suspects” co-star Kevin Pollak and the actor’s wife, actress Lucy Webb (“Not Necessarily the News,” “Corinna, Corinna”). The duo also will executive produce the pilot with McQuarrie.

The deal was brokered by ICM and the law firm of Bloom, Hergot.

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