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Fox is getting into the "long-form event series" business, announcing on Tuesday (January 8) that it has begun development on projects from M. Night Shyamalan and Bruce C. McKenna.   Shyamalan is behind "Wayward Pines," which comes from the novel "Pines" by Blake Crouch. Chad Hodge wrote the first draft of the project, which focuses on a Secret Service agent who travels to an Idaho town to investigate the disappearance of two agents, but discovers something is fishy in "Wayward Pines." Fox describes the project as "an intense, mind-bending thriller evocative of the classic cult hit 'Twin Peaks.'"   McKenna will »

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