TNT has given the green light to “Family Man,” a one-hour drama pilot starring William H. Macy and executive produced by Hairspray producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron.
“Family,” from Sony Pictures TV and Zadan and Meron’s Storyline Entertainment, is described as a drama with witty overtones. It will star Macy as the unlikely criminal Todd Becker — a respected father of three, upright citizen and advice-dispensing pillar of his community by day and the leader of a somewhat dysfunctional, bickering gang of burglars by night.
Macy and his writing partner Steven Schachter penned the script, and Schachter is set to direct. The two are executive producing with Zadan and Meron.