Seth Gordon to direct The Bone Collector pilot for NBC
NBC has tapped Seth Gordon to helm Lincoln, a TV pilot based on the best-selling book series The Bone Collector by author Jeffery Deaver, according to Deadline. The Bone Collector was previously adapted into the Angelina Jolie, Denzel Washington thriller of the same name.
The story revolves around Lincoln Rhyme, an incredible forensic criminologist who suffers a horrible accident while hunting for the titular Bone Collector. Due to his bed-ridden condition, Lincoln teams up with a young beat cop in order to track down the serial killer, along with a slew of other high-profile cases.
VJ Boyd and Mark Bianculli will write the pilot for Universal Television and Sony Pictures Television, in association with Keshet Studios.The duo will also executive produce with Keshet’s Avi Nir, Alon Shtruzman, Peter Traugott and Rachel Kaplan. Sony Pictures TV and Universal TV produce in association with Keshet Studios.
Gordon is known for his work on ABC’s The Goldbergs, which he executive produces, and The Good Doctor. He has also directed the films Horrible Bosses, Identity Thief and Baywatch.
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