NBC got its 2012-2013 pilot season under way with an off-cycle order for a pilot from Jerry Bruckheimer Television, Deadline.com reports. The project is “The Secret Lives of Husbands and Wives,” inspired by the 2010 Josie Brown novel.
Writer Sascha Penn and Warner Bros. TV are behind the production, the story notes.
The report adds: “The project is described as thriller/dramatic soap that centers on a murder and the secrets and lies within a tightly woven group of three couples and their families exposed in its aftermath. Penn, Bruckheimer and Jonathan Littman will executive produce, with KristieAnne Reed co-executive producing.”
Casting is starting up now, the story adds.
Filming is “slated to begin in the fall as part of new NBC topper Bob Greenblatt’s strategy to transition to year-round pilot production,” the report notes.