Two Drama Pilots Lock In Showrunners

Chase creator/executive producer Jennifer Johnson has joined ABC’s drama pilot Georgetown as executive producer/showrunner. Written by Will Fetters, Georgetown, from Warner Bros and Fake Empire, is an ensemble drama about young Capitol Hill staffers starring Jimmy Wolk. Johnson, repped by WME and attorney Matt Johnson, will exec produce alongside Fetters, Josh Schwartz, Stephanie Savage and Len Goldstein. Mark Piznarski is directing.

Greg Plageman (Cold Case) is set as executive producer/showrunner of CBS’ drama pilot Person of Interest. The WBTV/Bad Robot project, written by Jonah Nolan, stars Jim Caviezel as an ex-CIA agent, presumed dead, who teams up with a reclusive billionaire (Michael Emerson), to prevent violent crimes in New York City. Plageman, repped by WME and attorney Jared Levine, serves as an exec producer with Nolan, J.J. Abrams and Bryan Burk. David Semel is directing. Both Johnson and Plageman are under overall deals at WBTV and worked together on Cold Case and Chase.

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