'CSI' Producer Developing Project About Female Investigator Deadline

"CSI" executive producer Carol Mendelsohn is working on a project for the CW called "Jane Whitefield," about a female private investigator who is also in search of her biological parents, reports

The project, based on the "Vanishing Act" series by Thomas Perry, comes from CBS TV Studios and the studio-based Mendelsohn Productions, with Mendelsohn executive producing along with Natalie Chaidez, Perry, Bob Wunsch and Julie Weitz, the story adds. Chaidez is writing the project.

Mendelsohn also has "Second Sight," a drama based on a British series that starred Clive Owen, in development at CBS.