Project from "ER," "Shameless" executive producer John Wells centers on a family of assassins working for the U.S. government
Fox has ordered a pilot from "ER" and "Shameless" producer John Wells, the network said Friday.
The pilot, "Boomerang," centers on "the usual, everyday drama surrounding a family business — except this family is in the business of executing hits as assassins for the U.S. government."
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The one-hour project, which comes from John Wells Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television, will be executive-produced by Wells and Andrew Stearn.
Davey Holmes ("Awake," "The Chicago Code") will write as well as executive-produce.
This week, Fox has ordered pilots for the drama "Rake," which will star "Little Miss Sunshine" actor Greg Kinnear" — as well as a pilot for an updated take on the "Sleepy Hollow" legend, plus the dramas "Delirium" and 'The List."
More to come…