'Mentalist' Creator and Producer Sell Sci-Fi Drama to Broadcast Net Deadline

"The Mentalist" creator Bruno Heller and executive producer Tom Szentgyorgyi have sold what's being described as a Western/sci-fi drama to the CW, reports.

The project, "Red," is about the first human settlement on Mars, which features a female sheriff, the story says.

Now in development, the drama is written by Szentgyorgyi and is executive produced by Szentgyorgyi and Heller for Warner Bros. TV.