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Fox to Adapt 'Zoobiquity' for TV With 'Bones' Team
Fox is adapting New York Times best-seller Zoobiquity for the small screen.
The network has committed to a script with penalty for the TV version of the 2013 nonfiction book written by Dr. Barbara Natterson-Horowitz and Kathryn Bowers, teaming with Bones executive producers Stephen Nathan and Jon Collier, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.
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Zoobiquity is a medical drama following a dynamic group of doctors helping treat patients by searching for correlation in an unexpected place — the animal kingdom. Nathan will write the pilot script with Collier.
Produced by 20th Television, Nathan and Collier will serve as executive producers, along with Spencer Medof. Natterson-Horowitz and Bowers will produce.
This should be familiar territory for Nathan, who executive produces Fox's long-running crime procedural Bones, itself an adaptation from a series of novels by author Kathy Reichs.
Nathan is repped by WME. Collier is repped by UTA, The Shuman Co. and Morris Yorn. Medof is repped by WME, manager Eric Ortner and attorney Myman Greenspan. Natterson-Horowitz and Bowers are repped by WME and Franklin Weinrib.