Monday, September 26, 2011
3 Arts & Sander/Moses Sell Drama Projects
EXCLUSIVE: Fox has bought Pandemic, an untitled medical thriller drama from Mystic Pizza author Amy Holden Johnson, 3 Arts Entertainment and twentieth century Fox TV. WME-repped Johnson is writing the project, which follows an epidemiologist who's facing difficult adversaries because he fights to prevent a catastrophic pandemic. She'll executive produce with 3 Arts’ partner Erwin Stoff, that has been leading a push within the drama area for that management/production company this year. Stoff is executive creating for 3 Arts two other hourlong projects, a cop drama with magical components from Michael Eco-friendly and 20th TV, which lately arrived a put pilot commitment at ABC, and CIA drama Secret America at NBC from author Peter Landesman, Imagine TV and 20th TV. Meanwhile, ABC has bought Puzzle Master, from ABC Galleries and studio-based Sander/Moses Prods. Compiled by Gwendolyn Parker (With no Trace), the project focuses on a cool puzzle master who uses her unique skill and distinctive method of perceiving the world to assist the Bay Area Bay Areas Special Research Division solve crimes. The project is inspired through the work of prolific puzzle and video game designer Scott Kim. Paradigm-repped Parker and UTA-repped Ian Sander and Kim Moses will executive produce. This is actually the second project at ABC this year for Ghost Whisperer executive producers Sander and Moses, who also provide the circus-designed Berzerkus within the works in the network.