Two veteran producers with ties to Fox are teaming up for a drama venture on the broadcast community.
The Resident co-creator and govt producer Amy Holden Jones and Matt Nix (Burn Discover) — who simply signed a broadcast direct cope with Fox — are behind Archie & Pete, a buddy-cop drama whose logline reads a bit like a gender-reversed Bones. The venture comes from Fox Leisure Studios and is being developed on a script-to-series mannequin.
Archie & Pete follows an explosive, rule-breaking, fearless feminine detective with no filter who enlists the assistance of a well mannered and delicate brainiac who research the biology of evil to unravel instances for the Los Angeles Violent Crimes Unit. Jones is writing the script and can govt produce with Nix.
For Jones, the brand new venture is in second place to The Resident, which is awaiting phrase on its future after wrapping its sixth season on Fox in January. Ought to each The Resident and Archie & Pete transfer ahead, she can be concerned with each reveals.
The venture and the newly signed broadcast direct deal marks a return to Fox for Nix. He beforehand created and ran The Gifted and The Good Guys on the community and developed and was co-showrunner on the crime drama APB. He additionally created the sequence adaptation of James Cameron’s True Lies, which debuts March 1 on CBS.