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OCT
11
2 YEARS

J.J. Abrams, CW Team for Undercover Cop Drama

"Electropolis," a one-hour drama, reunites Abrams with former "Alias" cohort Ken Olin.

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J.J. Abrams is reuniting with Ken Olin for a new project for The CW.

Abrams and Olin, who previously worked together on ABC spy drama Alias, is partnering on the Warner Bros. TV/Bad Robot-produced Electropolis.

The one-hour drama from executive producers Abrams and Bryan Burk, is described as an undercover cop show about after-hours Los Angeles and the young people who live their lives after most are asleep, making their moves to the pulsing beats of electronic music.

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Along with Abrams and Burk, Olin will serve as an executive producer and would also direct. Co-executive producers include Cliff Olin (Brothers & Sisters), Justin Feil and Kathy Lingg, with Athena Wickham (Person of Interest, Revolution) producing.

Electropolis is the latest project Abrams and his shingle based at Warner Bros. TV -- where he extended his deal through 2015 -- has sold thus far, with the most recent being comedy project Adulting to Fox.

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