ABC Orders Murder Drama From ’12 Years a Slave’ Writer

Jan 15, 2014  •  Post A Comment

ABC has ordered a murder drama from John Ridley, the writer of the movie “12 Years a Slave,” Deadline.com reports.

The network ordered a pilot for the project, “American Crime.” The project focuses on a racially charged murder and the resulting trial, which raise questions about Americans’ views on race, gender and class, the story reports.

Through ABC Studios, Ridley is writing and executive producing with Michael McDonald, former ABC Studios head of drama.

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