Fox Picks Up Minority Report and Lucifer to Round Out Its New Series Orders

Michael Schneider
Fox

Fox is adding two more dramas to its mix, bringing the overall tally to 40 new TV shows next season at the five broadcast networks. As expected, the network's new take on Minority Report gets a firm order, as does an adaptation of the comic Lucifer, which joins Gotham as the second DC Entertainment title on Fox's lineup.

The orders mean Fox saved the big guns for last. Power producers Steven Spielberg and Jerry Bruckheimer are behind Minority Report and Lucifer, respectively.

Here's the round up: Meagan Good and Stark Sands star in Minority Report, which comes from executive producer/writer Max Borenstein, while Kevin Falls is the showrunner. Amblin TV's Spielberg, Justin Falvey and Darryl Frank are attached.

The logline, per Fox: "Ten years after the end of Pre-crime in DC, one of the three Pre-cogs struggles to lead a "normal" human life, but remains haunted by visions of the future, when he meets a detective who just may help him find a purpose to his gift."

As for Lucifer, Tom Ellis stars as the title character. Here's the logline: "Bored and unhappy as the Lord of Hell, Lucifer resigns his throne and abandons his kingdom for the gorgeous, shimmering insanity of Los Angeles, where he gets his kicks helping the LAPD punish criminals. Based on the characters from DC Entertainment's Vertigo imprint."

Tom Kapinos is the executive producer/writer, while Jerry Bruckheimer, Jonathan Littman and Ildy Modrovich also exec produce. Len Wiseman is also director and exec producer.

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