‘Justified’ Boss Graham Yost Working on WWII Drama for WGN America

Project centers on a family living in Paris on the eve of World War II

Graham Yost is getting his war on for WGN America.

Yost, who developed the FX drama “Justified,” is developing a new drama for the network, which recently jumped into the original scripted waters with the witch drama “Salem.”

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Yost’s WGN America drama, which was first reported by the Hollywood Reporter, is based on the upcoming Alex Kershaw novel “Avenue of Spies,” about a family living in Paris on the eve of World War II.

Andrea Berloff (“World Trade Center”) is writing the project, which is set up at Sony Pictures Television.

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Yost is attached to executive produce, along with Berloff, Judith Verno and Management 360. Kershaw will co-executive produce.