John has signed on as a writer for the upcoming series THE ALIENIST, an adaptation of Caleb Carr’s bestselling novel. The series is a joint venture between TNT, Paramount Television, and Anonymous Content.
John will be joining an already stellar writing team including Gina Gionfriddo (House of Cards, Law & Order), and E. Max Frye (Band of Brothers) and Hossein Amini (Drive). Cary Fukunaga (True Detective), will direct and executive produce the series, along with fellow executive producers, Hossein Amini, Eric Roth (Forrest Gump, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button), Steve Golin (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind), Rosalie Swedlin (Live from Baghdad), and co-executive producer, Amy Kaufman (Sin Nombre). Caleb Carr, will also serve as a consulting producer.
More information on The Alienist and who John will be collaborating with.