*NBC has given the green light to a Mafia-inspired drama from Jamie Foxx.
According to the Hollywood Reporter, the peacock made a deal for “Tommy’s Little Girl,” which centers on a young girl raised in a Mafia family who is hidden away in an orphanage after her family is murdered by a rival crime boss. Now an attorney, she has a double life as an assassin avenging her family’s murder as she attempts to locate her last living relative.
The project is from writer/executive producer Jorge Zamacona (Oz, The Unusuals) along with executive prodders Foxx and Deon Taylor.
NBC has also picked up a comedy from Chris Pappas and Mike Bernier (Unhitched) and Scot Armstrong (The Hangover Part II) titled “Life Is Good.” The logline: A husband and father of two young girls is discovered by the 19-year-old mixed-race son he never knew he had, throwing his mellow suburban family world into chaos.