Nucleus Media Rights has tapped Butch Kaplan (The Notebook, Fear the Walking Dead, DEVS) to serve as executive producer and showrunner for its upcoming drama Heresy.
The 8×55-minute series is a co-production with Italian producer 3zero2 and stars Rudolf Martin (Ford vs. Ferrari, NCIS). The action drama tells the story of an extraordinary young woman who fights the Holy Inquisition. Release is being eyed for Q1 2022.
Kaplan joins creator and lead writer Mark Melville, producers Bruno Zarka (Nucleus Media) and Piero Crispino (3zero2).
Zarka, CEO of Nucleus Media Rights, said: “Butch is an incredible talent and a true Hollywood veteran who brings to the show his unique and sharp vision in addition to his international production expertise. We are thrilled to welcome him to our team and bring this remarkable story to life.”
“I look forward to working with the Nucleus Media Rights team in bringing daring and innovative entertainment to the world of viewers,” added Kaplan.