The CW Developing Quirky Murder Mystery “Paradise Lost” From “Sleepy Hollow” Writer (Exclusive)


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The CW is developing , from CBS TV Studios and Sleepy Hollow alum Joey Falco.

The story is a quirky murder mystery with magical realism overtones in which the secretive, sinful and spiritual lives of a community’s residents are exposed.

Falco is writing the pilot, while Michael , Brad Silberling, Amy Brenneman will serve as executive producers.

The CW is leaning into female-centric series this cycle, developing a Roswell reboot, as well as Black Rose Anthology, an all-female written and directed horror anthology series from Drew Barrymore, The She Word, about gender discrimination in the workplace, The Valiant, a historical drama about female gladiators as well as Wayward Sisters, a spinoff of the long-running Supernatural.

The network is also developing an untitled drama about a blind “witness” to a murder from writer Corinne Kingsbury, Souther soap Prohibited from Ian Somerhalder and Nikki Reed, dramedy Make Divya Great Again from writer Devanshi Patel, Illegal from executive Gina Rodriguez, time- drama Hold Fast and an untitled football drama from Greg Berlanti and more.

Falco got his start as a writer on Heroes Reborn and served as a story editor on the fourth and final season of Fox’s Sleepy Hollow, which ended earlier this year.

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