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Syfy developing drama series ‘Metadocs’

Cabler teaming with Landscape, Michael Chernuchin

Syfy is going meta with Bob Cooper’s Landscape Entertainment and veteran drama scribe Michael Chernuchin.

The cabler is developing a drama series, “Metadocs,” about a secretive wing of a large urban hospital that treats injured superheroes. Project is based on a comicbook published by Antarctic Press.

Chernuchin, an alumnus of “Law & Order” and “Law & Order: Criminal Intent,” will write and exec produce with Cooper, Landscape’s TV head J.J. Jamieson and Scott Mitchell Rosenberg, chairman and CEO of Platinum Studios, which controls film and TV rights to “Metadocs.” Platinum is home to numerous comic and graphic novel properties that are adapted for film and TV.

“Metadocs” is in the script stage at Syfy. FremantleMedia and Universal Cable Prods. are also on board as producers.

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