[05/07/10 - 02:49 PM] Development Update: Friday, May 7 Updates include: Shawn Ryan departs FOX's "Lie to Me"; Evan Katz to run NBC's "The Event"; and Emmanuelle Vaugier to recur on USA's "Covert Affairs."
STATUS: previously in development (2010-2011 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE: script
DESCRIPTION: (from Syfy's press release, September 2010) Syfy is developing the drama script Metadocs, with co-producing partners Universal Cable Productions and FremantleMedia (American Idol, America's Got Talent). The project will be produced by Landscape Films (Bob Cooper/Three Inches) and Platinum Studios (Scott Mitchell Rosenberg/Cowboys & Aliens), and written by Michael Chernuchin (Law & Order, L&O: Criminal Intent). Based on the Antarctic Press comic book series created by Joe Dunn and Rod Espinoza and controlled by Platinum Studios, Metadocs follows a team of specialists tasked with treating a small percentage of the world's population who have become 'afflicted' with extraordinary abilities -- how do you perform surgery on a man with unbreakable skin? The hypothetical becomes the actual as great powers now also come with great medical complications. Metadocs treats these patients when and where no other hospital can, using real world science and medicine.