NBC Eyes Futuristic Prison Break-Esque Drama

Originally posted on TVLine:

NBC Orders Paradise PilotArrow producer Greg Berlanti has just locked up a deal to create a futuristic prison drama at NBC.

The Peacock Net has given Berlanti and author Seth Grahame-Smith (Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter) a put-pilot commitment for a potential series called Paradise, our sister site Deadline reports.

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The premise: In the late 21st century, the city of Las Vegas has become the world’s biggest maximum-security prison, which is known as Paradise. When a doctor named Matthew Turner is wrongly jailed for a murder he didn’t commit, he struggles to find a way to become the facility’s first-ever escapee.

Grahame-Smith will pen the project and will executive-produce with Berlanti, Melissa Kellner Berman (Arrow) and David Katzenberg (Ben and Kate).

Got snap judgments on the potential series, merely based on the (very) early synopsis? And is…

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