Jerry Bruckheimer’s long-gestating TV project Home might make it to the small screen after all.
TNT has handed out a pilot order to the hour-long thriller, which was initially developed by current TNT President Kevin Reilly at his former network Fox during the 2013-2014 season, shortly after the exec declared pilot season dead. Back then, Home received a so-called “off-cycle commitment for further investment towards series production”, but after Reilly exited the top post at Fox in May 2014, the project was deep sixed.
Home is described as a dramatic thriller that delves into the secrets lingering behind the facade of a seemingly idyllic suburban family. The series follows Rose Altman, an accomplished designer who couldn’t be happier. She’s just discovered she is pregnant and is enjoying a wonderful life with her husband, Joe, a highly regarded prison psychologist, and is the stepmother to his two sons. But her image of her perfect family is shattered when she discovers secrets that threaten to destroy the very foundation of her life.
Crossing Jordan scribe Aron Eli Coleite penned the script for the pilot, which is now set up at Jerry Bruckheimer Productions and Warner Bros.’ cable division Warner Horizon Television (when it was at Fox it was to be produced by the main Warner Bros. Television division). The executive producers are Aron Eli Coleite, Jerry Bruckheimer, Jonathan Littman and Brand Anderson, the latter of whom is also attached to direct. Jerry Bruckheimer Productions’ KristieAnne Reed will co-executive produce.
Home is the latest project to receive a pilot order at TNT in recent months as Kevin Reilly looks to fulfil his mandate of moving the network aware from their broader procedural roots (IE The Closer, Rizzoli & Isles and Major Crimes) in favour of “edgier” programming. Other projects on the development slate as part of said push include Animal Kingdom, The Alienist, Will, Lumen, Good Behaviour, Titans and an untitled drug trade drama from Jerry Bruckheimer.