Comingsoon.net reports with reference to Variety that Jason Katims is overseeing a modern-day take on “The Wizard of Oz” at NBC which brings the The Wizard of Oz in a modern-day New York.
The drama “Dorothy Gale” comes from “Friday Night Lights” writer Bridget Carpenter, who is executive producing; Katims will serve as a non-writing executive producer with Meryl Poster.
The script follows the story of Dorothy, a girl from Kansas who tries to tackle modern-day Manhattan (her version of the Emerald City). Dorothy finds a job in the art world — and must deal with a wicked boss.
Jason Katims’ “Friday Night Lights” just received green light for two more seasons.