Fox has finalized its 2015/2016 lineup, ordering to series, a small screen version of the sci-fi movie based on the 1956 Philip K. Dick science fiction short story, “The Minority Report,” which starred Tom Cruise, and was directed by Steven Spielberg.
Fox’s TV series version will be set 10 years after the events of the film, which concluded with law enforcement’s Precrime division being disbanded. In the show, a female detective who is haunted by her past, teams up with a Precog that’s still plagued by visions (similar to the movie, although the genders of each character have been swapped).
Meagan Good stars as the female detective – Lara Vega. Stark Sands will play the Precog.
They are joined in the series by Wilmer Valderrama, Daniel London, Laura Regan, Li Jun Li and Zhane Hall.
Max Borenstein (“Godzilla”) wrote the pilot. Kevin Falls is the showrunner and an executive producer along with Justin Falvey and Darryl Frank.
The pilot is from Amblin Television and Paramount Television in association with Twentieth Century Fox TV.
“Minority Report” will air on Monday nights after “Gotham,” on Fox.