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BACKSTROM (FOX)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
8/29/11 - 2/14/14
STATUS:
currently in development (2014-2015 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
ordered to pilot
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
13 episodes
DESCRIPTION:
(from FOX's press release, January 2014) Fox Broadcasting Company (FOX) has given a 13-episode series order to BACKSTROM, a one-hour drama from 20th Century Fox Television, based on renowned Swedish criminologist and novelist Leif G.W. Persson's hit series of books of the same name. Created and executive-produced by Hart Hanson (BONES, "The Finder"), the series centers on Detective EVERETT BACKSTROM (three-time Emmy Award nominee Rainn Wilson, "The Office"), an offensive, irascible detective, as he tries, and fails, to change his self-destructive behavior. Throughout the series, Backstrom leads his team, the Serious Crimes Unit, as they navigate Portland's most sensitive cases.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Beatrice Rosen as Nadia Chichikov
· Camryn Manheim as Gregory Valentine
· Dennis Haysbert as John Almond
· Genevieve Angelson as Nicole Carlton
· Kristoffer Polaha as Peter Niedermayer
· Mamie Gummer as Nicole Carlton (Original Pilot)
· Page Kennedy as Frank Moto
· Rainn Wilson as Everett Backstrom
· Thomas Dekker as Anna Holt
CREW INFORMATION:
· Hart Hanson as CRTR/EP
· Leif G.W. Persson as BOOK/EP
· Mark Mylod as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Niclas Salomonsson as EP
· Rainn Wilson as PROD
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· 20th Century Fox Television
· Far Field Productions