NBC Orders 'Tin Man' Project Deadline

The drama "Tin Man," from film writer Ehren Kruger of the "Transformers" franchise, has received an early pilot order from NBC, reports

The drama tracks a fugitive robot who is accused of first-degree murder and his public defender. The project would mark Kruger's television debut. Kruger formerly worked with NBC Chairman Bob Greenblatt as an assistant 17 years ago at Fox, the story notes.