Salman Rushdie Coming To Showtime

Novelist Salman Rushdie is developing the hour-long drama “Next People” for U.S. premium cable network Showtime and Working Title reports Variety.

The story deals with the radical pace of transformation in contemporary American life — from politics and religion to technology, science and sexuality.

Rushdie will write the initial script and executive produce with Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner and Shelley McCrory.