DC Comics Drama ‘Lucifer’ Coming to Fox With Pilot Order

One-hour show comes from executive producer and writer Tom Kapinos

Last Updated: September 16, 2014 @ 3:21 PM

Fox is going to hell.

The networked nabbed one-hour drama “Lucifer” with a put pilot order.

The DC Comics show comes from executive producer and writer Tom Kapinos, and will be produced by his Aggressive Mediocrity in association with Warner Bros. Television.

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“Lucifer,” based on the characters from Vertigo, follows the bored and unhappy titular Lord of Hell. In the show, Lucifer resigns his throne and abandons his kingdom for the gorgeous, shimmering insanity of Los Angeles, where he opens an exclusive piano bar called Lux.

Lucifer Morningstar primarily has appeared as a recurring supporting character in “The Sandman” comic books. The fallen angel also commanded his own spinoff.

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Fox’s other DC Comics show, Batman prequel “Gotham,” debuts on Monday night.

DC also boasts TV shows “The Flash” and “Arrow” on The CW, and “Constantine” on NBC.


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