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Antoine Fuqua Developing Elite Detective Series For TNT Called "The Command"

Photo of Tambay A. Obenson By Tambay A. Obenson | Shadow and Act May 18, 2011 at 2:25AM

This morning, TNT and TBS revealed their rather extensive development plans for a plethora of original scripted and unscripted programming, enlisting the creative minds of some of the industry's top talents, both in front of, and behind the camera.
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This morning, TNT and TBS revealed their rather extensive development plans for a plethora of original scripted and unscripted programming, enlisting the creative minds of some of the industry's top talents, both in front of, and behind the camera.

One of those titles in development that caught my eye is an hour-long scripted detective series titled The Command , which Antoine Fuqua is listed as the director and executive producer for. He'll likely only direct the pilot episode, and if the series does get picked up, he'll put on his producer hat, and put other directors to work.

The Command is said to center on an elite squad of hand-picked detectives within the New York City police department called the Borough Command, who are assigned only the toughest, highest-profile and most-unsolvable cases. "The best detectives, the hardest cases," it reads.

As the series is still in development, not much else is available about it. So, we can only wait and see what (if anything) develops here. But, from the little that's here, it all certainly sounds like Fuqua's professional milieu.

... so stay tuned...

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