Matt Reeves Developing New Cop Drama With Hell on Wheels Creators
Matt Reeves, director of this summer’s War for the Planet of the Apes and DCEU’s upcoming The Batman will produce the potential FOX cop drama, The Dime with the creators of Hell on Wheels. The Dime is based on the book of the same name by bestselling author Kathleen Kent and will follow Brooklyn lesbian police officer Betty Rhyzyck who moves to Dallas with her girlfriend to lead a group of detectives. The Gayton brothers are a talented duo and proved so by writing and producing Hell on Wheels which ran for five seasons on AMC. Adding Matt Reeves to the team can only be a good thing. Reeves is currently executive producing another FOX TV series, the Ridley Scott-produced vampire drama The Passage, which recently hired Mark-Paul Gosselaar for the lead role. Related: J.K. Simmons Excited to Work on Future Batman Films and Justice League Deadline reports that Reeves, Adam Kassan, and Rafi Crohn will executive produce via Reeves’ 6th & Idaho. Reeves has been helming movies and TV Series since 1996, but it was in 2008 where he got his big break, with the J.J. Abrams-produced found-footage sci-fi flick Cloverfield. Reeves was really launched into the stratosphere in 2014 when he directed the critically acclaimed and box office hit, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes,
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