Fox Buys Legal Drama From '24' Team Deadline
Following their reteaming for "24: Live Another Day," former "24" showrunner and executive producer Howard Gordon and executive producer Evan Katz are keeping the partnership going, Deadline.com reports.
"Fox, the network of '24' and the upcoming event series '24: Live Another Day,' has given a script commitment with penalty to 'Trial of the Century,' a serialized legal thriller from 20th Century Fox TV and two studio-based companies, Gordon’s Teakwood Lane and Bryan Furst, Sean Furst and Richard Shepard’s Olé," the story reports.
Katz is writing the project as part of his deal with 20th Television, the piece notes.
"'Trial of the Century' is told from the POV of a young Latina attorney working on a unique high-profile case," the story reports. "Katz, Gordon, Bryan & Sean Furst and Shepard are executive producing, with Shepard attached to direct if the project goes to pilot."