Orci’s Modern-Day “Sleepy Hollow” Project Gets Pilot Order

It’s Sleepy time for Rorbeto Orci

Fox has picked up the drama pilot Sleepy Hollow from the 39-year-old Mexican-American television writer/producer and his partner Alex Kurtzman.

Roberto Orci

Sleepy Hollow, which has Underworld helmer Len Wiseman on board to direct, is described as as a modern–day supernatural thriller based on The Legend Of Sleepy Hollow.

The project follows Ichabod Crane as he partners with Sleepy Hollow’s local female sheriff to solve the mysteries of a town ravaged by the battle between good and evil.

Orci and Kurtzman wrote the script with up-and-coming writer Phillip Iscove, on whose idea the project is based.

Kurtzman and Orci will executive produce Sleepy Hollow; and their studio-based K/O Paper Products produce.

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