NBC has put in development three projects from pods, drama Time To Time, from writers Byron Willinger & Phil Deblasi (Paradise Lost) and Doug Liman & Dave Bartis’ Hypnotic; drama Ricochet, from writer Micah Barnett and Maria Grasso & Deborah Spera’s One-Two Punch; and an untitled comedy from writer Will Calhoun and Scott Stuber’s Scott Stuber Prods. The last two hail from Universal TV; Time To Time is from sibling Universal Cable Prods. where Hypnotic is under a deal.
The high concept drama Time To Time is about two star-crossed police officers, separated by 27 years in time, who work together to solve murders. Willinger, Deblasi, Liman and Bartis executive produce. Willinger and Deblasi, repped by Verve and Madhouse, are primarily feature writers who just wrote Skyscraper for Universal Studios and producer Neal Moritz, with Paul Walker attached to star. They’re currently writing Equinox for Voltage Pictures. Hypnotic is with CAA.
Ricochet is a high-concept serialized action/thriller about a professional hitman who is trapped in a coma and forced to serve as a guinea pig for a secret NSA espionage program; a project that uses technology discovered while researching near-death-experiences to send operatives into other people’s bodies. Tripp Vinson (Intelligence), Grasso and Spera executive produce, with Barnett co-exec producing. Barnett, repped by Benderspink, WME and McKuin, Frankel, Whitehead, has feature The Rabbit set up at Warner Bros. with Chris Tucker attached.
The untitled Wil Calhoun project is a workplace/family comedy about an old school competitive college football coach who seeks redemption in the New South. Calhoun exec produces with Stuber and Quan Phung.