ABC Studios continues to solidify its roster of production talent. The studio has signed writer-producer Jason Richman to a new overall deal, according to Deadline.

  • Under this new multi-year deal, Richman will continue his work on his current ABC Studios projects as well as develop new ones for  broadcast, cable, and streaming services.
  • Richman is the creator, writer and showrunner for ABC’s Stumptown, which stars Cobie Smulders.
  • He is also co-writing and co-showrunning The Rainmaker and Rogue Lawyer, which will serve as the first two series in Hulu’s proposed John Grisham universe. Both series also come from ABC Studios.
  • In the past, Richman has also created and executive produced ABC Studios drama series Detroit 1-8-7 and co-developed and executive produced Lucky 7.
  • Richman joins Iron Fist showrunner Raven Metzner, who also signed a new overall deal with ABC Studios yesterday.

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