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The Cover - Undercover Irish Mob FBI Drama from Matt Michnovetz gets Script-to-Series commitment at The CW

The CW is poised to infiltrate the Irish Mob.

The network is teaming with 24 alum Matt Michnovetz for The Cover, an FBI drama about the Irish Mob, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. The project has received a script-to-series commitment from the network. If the network likes the script, it will bypass the traditional pilot stage and go straight to series.

The drama revolves around a handsome young FBI agent who goes undercover in Boston with orders to infiltrate the Irish Mob. Along the way, he develops a relationship with a local girl who has a secret of her own. Soon, he doesn't know who to trust as the investigation goes sideways.

Michnovetz, who served as staff writer and story editor on Fox's 24, will pen the script. eOne topper John Morayniss and Michael Rosenberg will executive produce alongside Steven Marrs of Out East Entertainment. The deal was packaged by Alex Hertzberg and Sam Sokolow.

Source: THR

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