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In the Future, Robot Cops Will Protect and Serve. And Possibly Kill You, Too.

6 September 2012 9:55 AM, PDT | SciFiCool.com | See recent SciFiCool.com news »

Any show with J.J. Abrams’ name attached as a producer gets the fanboys into a tizzy on the net. Which is a good thing for shows like “Revolution”, which is really cool and “Person of Interest”, which is also really good, and any attention is good attention. Then again, the fact that you have Abrams’ name attached also brings some hefty expectations that can also be a heavy burden if the show, you know, sucks (“Alcatraz”, anyone?) Abrams’ latest foray into TV is an untitled sci-fi cop show on the Fox network with his “Fringe” co-producer J.H. Wyman. The show is described as “an action-packed buddy cop show, set in the near future, when all Lapd officers are partnered with highly evolved human-like androids.” Apparently this isn’t even the first show about human-looking, evolved robots co-existing with humanity. Howard Gordon and Josh Friedman are developing a similar show, but »

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J.J. Abrams/J.H. Wyman Drama Lands At Fox With Pilot Production Commitment

5 September 2012 6:31 PM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

With Fringe heading into its final season, the series’ Jj Abrams and J.H. Wyman have set up a new futuristic drama at Fox. In a competitive situation, the network has nabbed the untitled Warner Bros. TV/Bad Robot-produced project with a pilot production commitment. It is described as an action-packed buddy cop show, set in the near future, when all Lapd officers are partnered with highly evolved human-like androids. Wyman is writing and will executive produce with Bad Robot’s Abrams and Bryan Burk. Kathy Lingg is co-exec producing. This is the second drama from A-list auspices this season set in a world where human-looking robots co-exist with humans. The other, from Howard Gordon and Josh Friedman, sold to NBC in a rich premium script deal. Wyman has been on Fringe, created by Abrams, Alex Kurtzman and Bob Orci, since the first season. After co-running the show with Jeff Pinkner for three seasons, »

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