CW Developing Drama About Sleeper Terrorist Cell At Top New York University

With its siblings Showtime and CBS tackling terrorism via Homeland and Hostages, respectively, the CW also is joining the fray. The network is putting its youthful stamp on the subject with an untitled project from Memphis Beat creators Liz W. Garcia and Joshua Harto and producer Bill Haber. In fact, the CW is so focused on launching a terrorism drama, it is developing not one but two such projects. Described as Alias meets Homeland, the untitled Garcia/Harto drama centers on a young female FBI agent with the New York City Joint Terrorism Task Force whose undercover assignment at a prestigious New York university becomes the focus of the entire agency when she discovers a vital terrorist cell hiding in plain sight. Garcia and Harto are writing the script and will exec produce with Haber for Warner Bros. TV and Haber’s Ostar Prods. The project reunites Harto and Haber with Warner Bros. whose cable division produced Memphis Beat for TNT.

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alycakes2155d ago

I'm always looking for new shows that peak my interest. This one sounds promising. It may be a way off and doesn't even have a name yet but I will keep my eyes open for it.