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ABC Developing 'Jekyll & Hyde' Drama From Producer Mark Gordon

ABC has bought a second high-profile drama project that takes on Robert Louis Stevenson’s split-personality tale of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. Jekyll & Hyde, from ABC Studios, studio-based Mark Gordon Co and feature writer Matt Lopez (The Sorcerer’s Apprentice), is described as a suspenseful, darkly romantic retelling of the classic tale with a unique sci-fi twist that I hear may be cloning-related. Set in modern San Francisco, it centers on a female criminal psychologist who is drawn into the mysterious world of a brilliant but inhibited scientist and his volatile alter ego. Going into this development season, ABC brass identified the Jekyll & Hyde lore as one of the areas they wanted to mine. Now the network has two high-profile projects to choose from: the Lopez/Gordon Jekyll & Hyde and the recently sold Hyde, from writer Sheldon Turner.

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StarWarsFan3692d ago

The success of this will deeply depend on who they get to portray Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.

noxeven3692d ago

So is pretty much a slightly different yet similar idea to the BBC Hyde in a sense

alycakes3692d ago

I think it's a great idea and I hope they do it justice by writing a good script and getting the right character to protray them. I love the story itself. I think everyone has always liked just needs to be presented right.