Producer-director Barry Sonnenfeld is setting up shop at ABC, closing in on a two-year, first-look deal with the network and ABC Studios.
Under the pact, Sonnenfeld will develop projects for ABC and will direct a pilot for the network during pilot season.
Sonnenfeld already has teamed with former ABC executive-turned-producer Stu Bloomberg for a high-concept multicamera project under the deal. The untitled comedy, from writer Laura House, has received a script commitment. It centers on a harried mom who finds a suit that turns her into a "supermom" when she puts it on.
Read more at the Hollywood Reporter.