The SCI FI Channel has ordered a new crime procedural drama to be co-executive prodced by Will Smith. The series, called Unfinished Business, is about an ex-cop who stars seeing flashes of memories from the recently deceased. SCI FI plans to air the the project as a two-hour movie that will also serve as a potential series pilot.
The script will be written by Sally Robinson (Iron Jawed Angels) and Mikael Salomon (Band of Brothers) has been brought on board to direct.
“Sci Fi is excited to begin development on ‘Unfinished Business’ with Overbrook Entertainment and Will Smith,” said Mark Stern, executive vp original programming at Sci Fi. “It is a compelling and thrilling drama that is perfect for our audience.”