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Martin Lawrence Comedy Pilot Gets Green Light Deadline

In a move that is expected to be the last pilot order of the season, a multicamera comedy starring Martin Lawrence has been given the green light by CBS, Deadline.com reports.

The story reports: “The project, written by Mike Lisbe and Nate Reger and produced by CBS TV Studios, stars Lawrence as a widowed father of two teenagers who, after losing his job in construction, decides to go to the police academy and become a cop at the age of 46.”

Executive producers include Lisbe and Reger, along with Lawrence’s managers, Michael Green and Sam Maydew from The Collective, the story notes.