“Orange is the New Black” and “Justified” writer Gary Lennon will write the currently untitled drama. It comes from Sony Pictures TV and Lennon, Downey Jr. and Susan Downey’s production banner Team Downey.
It will follow a rehab community in Venice Beach in 1983. Lennon will exec produce, with Downey Jr., Susan Downey and Amanda Burrell for Team Downey and the company’s Chris Mammolito as c0-exec producer.
Team Downey and Lennon are repped by CAA.
News was first reported by Deadline.