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ABC orders pilot for Shawn Ryan’s ‘Resort’

Hourlong drama deals with submarine warfare

ABC has ordered the pilot ”Last Resort” from writers Shawn Ryan and Karl Gajdusek.

Hourlong drama details the establishment a new society in a world held hostage by the crew of a ballistic missile submarine.

Project is being produced by Sony with Ryan set to exec produce.

Ryan is coming off Fox’s ”The Chicago Code,” which ran for one season. Gajdusek wrote for 2004 Showtime series ”Dead Like Me” and also penned the recent bigscreen pic ”Trespass,” starring Nicole Kidman and Nicolas Cage.

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