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NBC Set to Air First American Drama With Nearly All-Asian Cast

NBC is developing a family drama with a nearly all-Asian cast that, if aired, would make television history.

On Wednesday, The Hollywood Reporter reported that Sleepy Hollow co-showrunner Albert Kim had received a script commitment from NBC—an agreement to pay a writer even if the episode written never airs on television—for a series about a family-run Korean electronics corporation whose chief executive officer dies right before the unveiling of its American subsidiary. If Kim's script becomes a pilot, the show would be the first American network drama series to feature a nearly all-Asian cast, the A.V. Club reports.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Kim was being courted by several networks for the script before it landed with NBC.