One of the most popular shows on NBC named ‘Lincoln’ that is based on the ‘The Bone Collector’ books will now be directed and Executive Produced by Seth Gordon. With this move, the distributors of the show are confident of getting more viewers. However, only the time will tell as to how the move of raking in Seth Gordon fare for them.
One of NBC’s most popular shows named ‘Lincoln’ is going to be directed by a prolific film and TV Helmer named Seth Gordon. If you don’t know what Lincoln show is about, then it is a drama pilot that is based on one of bestselling book series written by Jeffery Deaver.
A movie has been made on this amazing book series in 1999 in which Angelina Jolie and Denzel Washington starred and needless to say, they both nailed it with their incredible performance.
Mark Bianculli and VJ Boyd have written the story of the show. When it comes to the distributors of the film, then Sony Pictures Television and Universal Television will take care of that along with Keshet Studios, a company that has deals with NBC Activate and Uni TV. The responsibility is given to Seth Gordon to direct and Executive Produce the show has come from his overall deal at Sony TV.
A spellbinding story, Lincoln is about the legendary forensic criminologist Lincoln Rhyme who got severely injured while he was hunting for the diabolic serial killer known as the Bone Collector. Lincoln Rhyme was called back to resume his duties after seeing the killer re-emerging into the scene. This is one of the most thrilling shows that air on NBC and with every passing day, the excitement is getting more and more.
Lincoln gets the support of Amelia Sachs, who is a young and passionate cop helping him hunt the twisted man who is responsible for brutal killings of the people. They can also be seen solving some of the most high-profile cases in NYPD.
Boyd and Bianculli have executively produced the show with Rachel Kaplan, Peter Traugott, Alon Shtruzman and Avi Nir. This team has produced a number of successful shows in the past, which is why NBC has once again shown faith in these talented people.
This is not the first show that Seth Gordon is directing of executive producing, as he has performed the role of a director and EP multiple times in the past. Shows like Goldbergs, Spinoff Schooled that air on ABC along with The Good Doctor and Sneaky Pete, a popular show on Amazon were directed and executive produced by Seth Gordon.
He has also directed the pilot for and executive produced NBC’s Marry Me. When it comes to movies, then he directed Baywatch, Identity Thief, and Horrible Bosses. Brillstein Entertainment and WME partners are also in association with Seth Gordon, which shows that he is hot property when it comes to taking directorial and EP roles. It will be interesting to see how his behind the scenes work help in increasing the popularity of the show.