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Posts Tagged ‘Sussman’

Sussman To Pen New Drama

Thursday, October 27th, 2011

Star Trek Writer/Producer Mike Sussman will be part of a new project, a drama recently sold to ABC by Ellen Pompeo‘s Calamity Jane.

The unnamed project is based on an article written by Laura Blumenfeld for ELLE magazine, which was about the female agents on the Secretary of State’s security detail.

The new drama will “revolve around Diplomatic Security special agents who travel the world protecting American officials on diplomatic missions and will explore the personal and professional challenges these young women and men face while taking on one of the most dangerous jobs in the country.”

Sussman will executive produce as well as write for the project.

Sussman Talks Voyager And Enterprise

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

Writer-Producer Mike Sussman, who began as an intern on Star Trek: Voyager, and ended up as a producer on Star Trek: Enterprise, shares memories of his time working for both shows.

Sussman was noticed because of a Star Trek: The Next Generation script submission that caught the attention of Ken Biller. “He liked it,” said Sussman, “[and] gave me a call and asked if I’d like to do an internship with the Voyager writing staff. Of course I jumped at the chance.”

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Biller And Sussman Drama Pilot In The Works

Wednesday, September 8th, 2010

TNT has picked up the pilot for Perception, a new drama written by Kenneth Biller and Mike Sussman.

Perception was one of three potential series pilots chosen; the other two being an untitled Allan Loeb crime project and Dallas, an updated version of the classic TV series which ran from 1978-1991.

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