Oscar winner Forest Whitaker is working on a female-focused cop drama for TNT, reports TV Guide. Whitaker, who won an Oscar for “The Last King of Scotland” in 2007 and is also known for his breakout role in “Platoon” in 1986, is co-writer and executive producer of “H.I.K.E.”
The show focuses on a female cop who heads up a "home invasion kidnapping enforcement" unit in Phoenix, while juggling her responsibilities as a wife and mother.
Whitaker’s production company, Spirit Dance Entertainment, is developing the show for TNT. He’s collaborating with Amanda Green, a veteran writer from "Law & Order: SVU."