'Under the Dome' Writer Developing ABC Alien Drama THR

Soo Hugh, a writer on the hit CBS drama series "Under the Dome," is developing a drama about aliens seeking to destroy the Earth for ABC, The Hollywood Reporter's Live Feed reports.

ABC has given the untitled project, from ABC Studios, a script commitment. Hugh, who has also worked on "The River" and "Zero Hour," will executive produce the project, which is said to focus on a race against the clock to defeat the aliens by using children.

Amblin TV's Justin Falvey and Darryl Frank, who also work on "Under the Dome," will executive produce the drama, while Dawn Olmstead will executive produce through her Grady Girl Productions.