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OCT
8
1 years

'Eureka' Creator Developing Supernatural Drama for NBC (Exclusive)

Andrew Cosby will pen the script and exec produce alongside Jeff Okin, Gina Matthews and Grant Scharbo.

Andrew Cosby - P 2013
Andrew Cosby

NBC is going supernatural with Andrew Cosby.

The network is developing Strange Fiction, a drama from the creator of Eureka, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

Strange Fiction, which stems from a spec script, blends humor, heart and horror and centers on a young book editor drawn into the world of the supernatural by a reclusive and quite possibly insane paranormal investigator.

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Cosby will write and executive produce the Universal Television vehicle alongside Little Engine Productions' Gina Matthews and Grant Scharbo and Anonymous Content's Jeff Okin. 

For Cosby, Strange Fiction comes a year after Syfy wrapped Colin Ferguson-starrer Eureka after five seasons. Repped by CAA, Anonymous Content and Stone Meyer, he most recently produced the feature 2 Guns.

For Little Engine, the project comes after the banner produced Ashley Judd-starrer Missing for ABC and marks their second project at NBC. The company also has Mark Burnett event-series Plymouth set up at the network.

For its part, Anonymous' credits include features Winter's Bone, Being John Malkovich, Eternal Sunshine, HBO's upcoming True Detectives and Cinemax's Quarry, among others.

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