David Shore Producing Thriller Drama For WGN America

shoredavidEXCLUSIVE: In a competitive situation, WGN America has landed American Dream, a suspense drama project executive produced by House creator David Shore and produced by Sony TV. Written/co-executive produced by feature scribe Wayne Beach (Murder At 1600), the project, now in development, chronicles the cat-and-mouse game that erupts when a Manhattan homicide cop suspects one of America’s top CEOs of being a killer. The relationship becomes mutually dependent: this CEO who needs psychopathic games to refuel himself personally and professionally, and a cop who exploits the game to make inroads into a world he’s always wanted to inhabit – that of the rich and famous. “The cop shares our culture’s obsession with celebrity, killers and the rich,” Beach said. “It isn’t just about how you catch a killer who makes $83 million a year and plays golf with the president, but what happens when your prey is everything you always wanted to be: rich, untouchable and famous.” Shore said his involvement in the project stems from the draw of  “being pulled into a very seductive and thoroughly imagined world with an extremely compelling relationship at its core, very much resonating our fascination with the 1%.” Sony TV-based Shore executive produces with Rick Berg. (more…)

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