Chris Pratt could soon be returning to the small screen.
Variety has learned that Pratt is attached to star in and executive produce a series adaptation of the Jack Carr novel â€œThe Terminal List.â€ Antoine Fuqua is attached to direct and executive produce, with Fuqua and Pratt having brought the project to the studio. David DiGilio is set to write executive produce the series.
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DiGilio previously created the ABC series â€œTraveler.â€ He most recently worked as a writer and executive producer on the CBS All Access series â€œStrange Angel.â€ Pratt will executive produce via his Indivisible Productions. Fuqua will direct and executive produce under his Fuqua Films banner. The show is Civic Center Media project in association with Media Rights Capital (MRC) Television. Civic Center was formed in 2018 as a joint venture between UTA, Valence Media, and MRC.
â€œThe Terminal Listâ€ is described as a conspiracy thriller. It follows Reece (Pratt) after his entire platoon of Navy SEALs is ambushed during a high-stakes covert mission. Reece returns home with conflicting memories of the event and questions about his culpability. However, as new evidence comes to light, Reece discovers dark forces working against him.
No network or streaming service is currently attached.
The series reunites Pratt and Fuqua, who previously worked together on 2016â€™s â€œThe Magnificent Seven,â€ which Fuqua directed and in which Pratt starred. The move also marks a return to TV for Pratt, who broke out with his early starring roles in shows like The WBâ€™s â€œEverwoodâ€ and NBCâ€™s â€œParks and Recreation,â€ with the latter showcasing his comedy chops. He is the latest former NBC funnyman to take a stab at an action TV series, with â€œThe Officeâ€ alum John Krasinski currently starring in â€œJack Ryanâ€ for Amazon. Pratt is now known for his roles in the major franchise films â€œGuardians of the Galaxyâ€ and â€œJurassic World.â€ He most recently appeared in the blockbuster â€œAvengers: Endgame.â€
He is repped by UTA, Rise Management, and Sloane Offer.
Fuqua has executive produced a number of shows, including both â€œShooterâ€ for USA Networkâ€ and â€œTraining Dayâ€ for CBS. Both were based on films that Fuqua directed. He also executive produces the Fox series â€œThe Resident.â€ Fuqua is best known for feature directorial efforts. Along with â€œThe Magnificent Seven,â€ â€œShooterâ€ and â€œTraining Dayâ€ â€” the last of which earned star Denzel Washington an Academy Award â€” Fuqua has directed films such as â€œThe Equalizerâ€ and its sequel, â€œOlympus Has Fallen,â€ and â€œSouthpaw.â€
He is repped by CAA and Ziffren Brittenham.
Civic Center and MRC most recently partnered on the HBO series â€œThe Outsider.â€ MRC currently produces the Emmy-winning Netflix drama â€œOzarkâ€ and the upcoming Hulu series â€œThe Great.â€ The studio has previously produced shows such as â€œHouse of Cardsâ€ and â€œCounterpart.â€
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