'Everwood' Creator Sets Up Shop at ABC
Berlanti, who created the late, lamented WB family drama, as well as "Jack & Bobby," has two drama pilots in development at his new home (he formerly had a deal at Warner Bros. TV). One, a drama called "
"Eli Stone" centers on a lawyer who starts having visions, leading him to think he might be a prophet, according to the showbiz trade papers. Berlanti says he hopes the show will discuss spirituality in a "heartfelt" way, but also with a sense of humor.
He co-wrote the script with Marc Guggenheim, who worked on "Jack & Bobby" and has also written for
Berlanti will serve as an executive producer on the other project, which is being written by Craig Wright ("Six Feet Under,"