Vampire Diaries: Julie Plec, Caroline Dries land pilot Recon at Fox | EW.com

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Fox orders undercover FBI drama pilot from Vampire Diaries team

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Julie Plec and Caroline Dries have landed work outside of The CW.

Fox has ordered a pilot from the The Vampire Diaries duo. Recon, a one-hour drama, will follow a rookie FBI agent who plants herself in a suspected terrorist family. Dries will write the pilot and executive produce alongside Plec and fellow TVD executive Kevin Williamson.

Plec has another show in the pipeline: Containment, inspired by the French series Cordon, will air at some point in the midseason on The CW.

Recon will be produced by Warner Bros. Television and Williamson’s Outerbanks Entertainment.

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Fox added a second pilot Monday, from Underworld producer and Live Free or Die Hard director Len Wiseman. A.P.B., to be penned and executive-produced by David Slack (Person of Interest), centers on a tech billionaire who buys and tries to revolutionize a troubled police precinct after a loved one is killed.

Wiseman will direct and executive produce the pilot. 

20th Century Fox Television will produce A.P.B.