'House' Scribe Sells Terrorism Drama to ABC (Exclusive)

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Call it the Homeland effect.

ABC has given script orders to a terrorism drama from House alum Pamela Davis, The Hollywood Reporter has learned exclusively.

Double Felix revolves around a family man who after suffering from a traumatic brain injury attempts to regain his memory and discovers he may have been part of a domestic terrorist plot.

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Davis, a writer-producer on USA Network's Common Law, will pen the script and executive produce the ABC Studios project alongside Junction Entertainment. 

The project comes a month after Showtime's Homeland picked up nine Emmy nominations including for best drama series, with terror-themed projects continuing to be a hot draw this development season.

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