‘Homeland’ Duo Lands FBI Drama Pilot With CBS

Based on a soon–to-be-published book, "Anatomy of Violence" will center on a female FBI agent

"Homeland" creators Howard Gordon and Alex Gansa are expanding from the CIA to the FBI — and they're doing it with CBS.

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Gordon and Gansa have landed a a new drama project with CBS, "Anatomy of Violence," that revolves around a female FBI agent who starts working with a mysterious psychiatrist with whom she shares a past connection. The project is based on Adrian Raine's soon-to-be-published nonfiction book "The Anatomy of Violence: The Biological Roots of Crime.”

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Gordon and Gansa will write and executive-produce the project, which comes from 20th Century Fox Television and will be produced through Gordon's recently created Teakwood Lane company. Teakwood Lane's Hugh Fitzpatrick will also co-executive produce.

"Homeland" dominated the Emmys last month, taking home multiple trophies. The second season of the series recently debuted at Showtime.