Pro wrestling themed drama sold to FOX called “The Work”

Nellie Andreeva of Deadline Hollywood is reporting that FOX has purchased a new drama project called “The Work” set in the world of professional wrestling.

The official description for the show reads as follows:

“The Work, through 20th Century Fox TV, is set in the world of professional wrestling. It was written on spec by Scott O’Connor, author of the novels Untouchable and Half World. The script was shopped to cable networks, with Fox stepping up to take it off the table. O’Connor has been interested in professional wrestling and penned an article about WWE star Brock Lesnar in New York Times Magazine in August.”

Source: Deadline Hollywood