The CW, home to shows like ‘Supernatural’, ‘iZombie’, ‘Arrow’, and ‘The Vampire Diaries’, is capitalizing on viewers’ love for the supernatural and their love for police dramas with a new series titled ‘Criminal Magic’.
‘Criminal Magic’ is now in development from Graham Norris, Danielle Stokdyk, Dan Ethridge and Rob Thomas, the team behind ‘iZombie’, according to Deadline.
Described as “The Departed meets “The Vampire Diaries,” is being written/executive produced by Norris. Set in present-day Los Angeles, it revolves around two warring street gangs who fight the cops and each other to corner the market on the most lucrative contraband of all: magic. A young woman hiding spectacular magical powers and an undercover cop must try to survive this glamorous world of speakeasies, crime, and danger.”
Rob Thomas who is currently working on ‘The Lost Boys’ series adaption for The CW, will serve as executive producer under the banner of his company Spondooli Productions alongside Ethridge, Stokdyk and Warner Bros. Studios.