ABC has handed a pilot order to National Parks, a drama written by Yellowstone star Kevin Costner, The Flash’s Aaron Helbing and writer Jon Baird.
The one-hour drama comes from Costner’s Territory Footage Leisure, together with twentieth Tv and A+E Studios.
It marks the newest drama pilot order from the Disney-owned community for one among final 12 months’s initiatives that was rolled into second-cycle growth following the same transfer for medical drama Triage. Final week, the community additionally handed out pilot orders for Queens, a drama a couple of ’90s hip hop group from Zahir McGhee, and Epic, from the staff behind As soon as Upon A Time.
Nationwide Parks, previously referred to as ISB, follows a small group of elite nationwide parks service brokers as they clear up crimes whereas defending the parks — which, whereas being identified for his or her sweeping, lovely landscapes, additionally appeal to an enormous array of prison exercise.
Costner, Helbing and Baird write and exec produce, whereas Rod Lake, Ivan Cohen, Ken Halsband exec produce through Territory Footage and Barry Jossen and Tana Jamieson exec produce through A+E Studios. Helbing and Baird co-wrote The Explorers Information novel with Costner. Helbing, who lately served as showrunner on Knightfall, will act as showrunner for Nationwide Parks.
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Underground and Energy director Anthony Hemingway will helm the pilot and in addition exec produce through his Anthony Hemingway Productions banner. A+E Studios, which originated the mission, produces alongside the Disney manufacturing studio.
It marks Costner’s second main tv sequence prior to now few years; he stars in and exec produces Paramount Community’s Yellowstone, which is heading into its fourth season.
Kevin Costner mentioned, “Our companions at ABC, twentieth Tv and A+E Studios have given me a terrific surroundings to step out of my consolation zone and ship one thing particular.”
Costner is repped by WME. Helbing is repped by David Matlof at Hirsch Wallerstein Hayum Matlof + Fishman. Hemingway is repped by WME, Gotham Group and lawyer Tom Hoberman.