Exclusive: Fox Eyes Drama Based on Jonathan Kellerman's Alex Delaware Series of Books

alex delaware seriesAlex Delaware is ready for his close-up.

Fox has placed a script order for an “adrenaline-packed mystery series” based on bestselling author Jonathan Kellerman’s books featuring the crime-solving psychologist, who joins forces with a closeted gay LAPD detective.

The project, from Jerry Bruckheimer’s Warner Bros.-based shingle, will be penned by former CSI: NY showrunner Pam Veasey.

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Kellerman-e1330008799656Alex Delaware was first introduced in Kellerman’s 1985 novel When the Bough Breaks. To date, the character appears in 27 of the author’s books.

Bruckheimer, Veasey and Kellerman will serve as EPs alongside Jonathan Littman. KristieAnne Reed is a Co-EP.