Writers David Elliot and Paul Lovett, whose feature credits include Four Brothers, GI Joe and the in-development sequel to Midnight Run, have sold a drama pitch to Fox through 20th Century Fox TV and Marty Adelstein and Shawn Levy’s studio-based 21 Laps/Adelstein. Titled Domain, the project is described as a contemporary take on Catch Me if You Can. After his arrest, a brilliant young political “hactivist” is coerced into helping U.S. intelligence track down the source of a series of devastating national security leaks. Adelstein, Levy and Becky Clements executive produce. Elliot and Lovett are with Verve, Principato-Young and McKuin, Frankel & Whitehead.
Rob Lieber, co-writer of Disney’s Alexander And The Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, has sold a comedy project to FX. Titled The Great Zucchini, the half-hour is produced by Fox 21, with Alex Goldstone of Anonymous Content and Ryan Reynolds, Allen Loeb, Steven Pearl and Jonathon Komack-Martin of DarkFire executive producing. In the vein of Eastbound And Down and Louie, Great Zucchini follows a popular, charming and self-destructive kids performer as he attempts to grow up personally and professionally despite the fact he seems completely incapable of living like a responsible adult. Lieber is with UTA, Anonymous Content and attorney David Weber.