Just because the new TV season just started doesn’t mean that The CW is coasting. We’ve already learned that they are developing two additional comic book-based shows: Archie Comics’ ‘The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina’ from the team behind current hit ‘Riverdale’; and ‘Project 13’ based on the DC character Traci 13, with Elizabeth Banks set to executive produce. Now comes word of yet another new genre series in development, ‘Dead Inside’.
Unlike the other two, ‘Dead Inside’ is an original premise. Like them, however, this one also features a female lead. Here is ‘Dead Inside”s premise:
In Dead Inside, penned by [Katie] Lovejoy, after surviving an explosion that killed her hotshot detective big brother, an underachieving beat cop starts seeing his ghost, flipping their sibling dynamic on its head and allowing her to truly live her life for the first time, as they work together to help crime victims both living and dead, and figure out the unfinished business keeping his spirit on Earth.
‘Dead Inside’ will be executive produced by Katie Lovejoy, who also penned the pilot and Bill Lawrence and his Doozer Productions, as well as Doozer’s Jeff Ingold. Doozer also produces the upcoming CW comedy series ‘Life Sentence’.
Lovejoy previously wrote and co-executive produced the 2016 pilot ‘Miranda’s Rights’ and penned one episode of the 2013 NBC series ‘Dracula‘. In 2007-08, she hosted the series ‘Life After Film School’ which hosted such illustrious guests as Wes Craven, Danny Boyle, Tamara Jenkins and Alex Kurtzman & Roberto Orci.
Last season, The CW launched ‘Frequency’, produced by ‘Supernatural”s Jeremy Carver, about a female police detective who was able to communicate with her dead father via a ham radio in order to solve crimes. Presumably, there is something unique about ‘Dead Inside’ that will distinguish it from that one-season wonder.
How does this series sound? Would it be a good fit for The CW?