Emmerich, Keanu Team For “New Angeles”

Actor Keanu Reeves and filmmaker Roland Emmerich (“Independence Day,” “2012”) may be teaming for a new TV series entitled “New Angeles”.

The story follows a young man who escapes the mundane reality of his life by entering a virtual reality world called New Angeles. In this alternate reality, he adopts a new identity and begins living up to his full potential. At the same time he starts unlocking a mystery that has real-world consequences for him and his family.

Emmerich and Reeves will executive produce the show for Slingshot Global Media and Centropolis. Emmerich will direct the pilot which “Don’t Look Back” author and “Batman” comics writer Gregg Hurwitz will pen. Other executive producers include Hurwitz, Stephen Hamel, Kirstin Winkler and Aaron Boyd.

Source: The Wrap