TNT has picked up a drama pilot from Jerry Bruckheimer, Variety has learned.
The thriller, titled “Home,” was previously set up at Fox with then-chairman Kevin Reilly, who picked up the project at the cabler where he is now prez.
“Home” delves into the secrets lingering behind the facade of a seemingly idyllic suburban family. The series revolves around Rose Altman, a newly pregnant woman who has a successful business as an accomplished designer and a wonderful home life with her husband Joe, a highly regarded prison psychologist, and his two sons, to whom she’s enjoying being their stepmother. But when she discovers long-buried secrets, Rose’s perfect family and life is shattered.
Aron Eli Coleite (pictured below) wrote the pilot. The writer-producer’s past credits include “Crossing Jordan,” “Hostages” and “Heroes,” on which he served as a writer and producer for the majority of its four-season run, eventually rising to co-exec producer.
Coleite will serve as an exec producer on “Home,” along with Bruckheimer, Jonathan Littman (“CSI” franchise,” “Without a Trace,” “The Amazing Race”) and Brad Anderson (“Fringe”), who will direct. KristieAnne Reed (“Hostages,” “Dark Blue”) will serve as a co-exec producer. Jerry Bruckheimer Television and Warner Horizon Television will produce.
Bruckheimer has another drama pilot in development at TNT, along with Michael Bay, which investigates the drug trade business in the 1970s. That, plus “Home,” join a growing slate of drama pilots at the cable net.
Con artist drama “Good Behavior,” set to star “Downton Abbey’s” Michelle Dockery, is based on the Letty Dobesh novels by author Blake Crouch. The pilot hails from “Wayward Pines” creator Chad Hodge. “Animal Kingdom,” set to star Ellen Barkin and Scott Speedman, is also ordered to pilot.