M. Night Shyamalan's drama, set in an East Coast fishing village, will be penned by "Eagle Eye" writer John Glenn
M. Night Shyamalan is about to get "Lost" with NBC.
"Sixth Sense" director Shyamalan has placed a new drama project, "Lost Horizon," with the network. individuals familiar with the project told TheWrap.
The network has given it a put-pilot commitment, meaning that the NBC is subject to penalties if the pilot doesn't air.
The project, which revolves around a small East Coast fishing village, will be executive-produced by Shyamalan, who is also attached to direct the pilot.
John Glenn, who wrote the 2008 action thriller "Eagle Eye" and "The Lazarus Project," will write as well as executive-produce.
Sony Pictures Television and Shyamalan's Blinding Edge Pictures will produce "Lost Horizon."
In August, Shyamalan entered a pilot deal with Syfy for the drama "Proof," which follows the son of a tech magnate who offers a reward for anyone who can provide proof of an afterlife, after his parents die in a tragic accident. Shyamalan will direct that project, as well as co-write and serve as one of its executive producers.
Deadline first reported the news of "Lost Horizon."