Fox Orders Pilot for Steven Spielberg’s ‘Minority Report’

Drama project is penned by “Godzilla” writer Max Borenstein

Fox has ordered Steven Spielberg‘s “Minority Report” to pilot, which is written by “Godzilla” scribe Max Borenstein.

The writing hire was reported exclusively by TheWrap in August.

The series is a sequel to the Tom Cruise, Colin Farrell movie from 2002, which was directed by Spielberg. The small-screen version, which originally had a put pilot commitment from Fox, comes via Spielberg’s Amblin TV, Paramount Television, and 20th Century Fox Television. Amblin also brought “Red Band Society” to Fox this fall.

This iteration of “Minority Report” is set to take place 10 years after the end of Precrime in D.C., when one of the three Precogs struggles to lead a “normal” human life, but remains haunted by visions the future, when he meets a detective haunted by her past, who just may help him find a purpose to his gift.

The film told of a future where a special police unit is able to arrest murderers before they commit their crimes. That ability gets challenged when an officer from that unit is himself accused of a future murder.

Darryl Frank and Justin Falvey executive produce alongside Borenstein and showrunner Kevin Falls.

UTA, Anonymous Content and Rosen Feigh represent Borenstein; WME reps Amblin.

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