ABC Orders Pilot From ’12 Years A Slave’ Writer

ABC has given the greenlight to a pilot from “12 Years a Slave” writer John Ridley and ABC Studios.

“American Crime” revolves around the players in a racially charged trial whose lives are turned upside down by the case. Ridley and Michael McDonald are exec producers.

Follow all of the pilot development activity this year with Variety.com’s Pilots Scorecard.

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