ABC Orders Drama Pilots ‘Stumptown’ Inspired By Graphic Novels & ‘Triangle’

By Nellie Andreeva, Denise Petski


ABC has ordered two more drama pilots: Stumptown from writer Jason Richman (Detroit 1-8-7), Ruben Fleischer and David Bernad’s The District, and Triangle from Jon Harmon Feldman and Jennifer Gwartz and their Random Hill. Both are produced by ABC Studios.


Written by Richman, Stumptown is inspired by the graphic novels published by Oni Press. It follows Dex Parios, a strong, assertive, and unapologetically sharp-witted Army veteran working as a P.I. in Portland, OR. With a complicated personal history and only herself to rely on, she solves other people’s messes with a blind eye toward her own.

Richman executive produces with Fleischer and Bernad for The District; along Greg Rucka, Matthew Southworth and Justin Greenwood. The District’s Elias Gertler brought the book to the company.

Jennifer Gwartz Jon Harmon Feldman
Random Hill

Triangle, written and executive produced by Feldman and Sonny Postiglione (Knightfall), posits the question, what if the Bermuda Triangle was not a watery grave in the middle of the ocean but a land lost in time that has trapped travelers over the course of human history? When a family is shipwrecked in this strange land, they must band together with a group of like-minded inhabitants — from throughout history — to survive and somehow find a way home.

Random Hill’s Gwartz also executive produces.

Stumptown and Triangle join ABC hourlong pilots Until the Wedding, The Baker and the Beauty, NYPD Blue and Heather Graham’s The Hypnotist’s Love Story.

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