Friday, May 12, 2017

NBC Picks Up Drama 'Reverie' to Series

NBC has given a series order to its fourth new drama for the 2017-18 broadcast season - Reverie starring Sarah Shahi. The pickup joins Rise, The Brave and Good Girls as the new dramas for NBC next season.

REVERIE: Mara Kint (Shahi) is a former hostage negotiator and expert on human behavior who became a college professor after facing an unimaginable personal tragedy. But when she’s brought in to save ordinary people who have lost themselves in a highly advanced virtual-reality program in which you can literally live your dreams, she finds that in saving others, she may actually have discovered a way to save herself.

The drama also stars Dennis Haysbert, Kathryn Morris, Jessica Lu and Sendhil Ramamurthy.

Mickey Fisher wrote the pilot, which was directed by Jaume Collet-Serra. They executive produce with Darryl Frank, Justin Falvey and Brooklyn Weaver. Universal Television and Amblin Television produce.