While Showtime already is in the horror business with “Dexter,” the show is running out of life and the pay cabler needs some fresh meat, pun totally intended.
Deadline is reporting that Showtime has bought a script for Chew, a quirky half-hour cop show based on John Layman and Rob Guillory’s bestselling comic book of the same name. As previously reported, Stephen Hopkins (The Reaping, Judgement Night, A Nightmare on Elm Street: The Dream Child, Predator 2) is attached to direct and executive produce the project, which hails from Circle of Confusion, the company behind AMC’s hit series adaptation of Robert Kirkman’s “The Walking Dead.”
Terri Hughes Burton and Ron Milbauer wrote the “Chew” script, which will now be tweaked under Showtime’s guidance. Chew tells the darkly comic story of federal agent Tony Chu, a “cibopath” able to get psychic impression from the things he eats who is assigned to the most usual and bizarre crimes.
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