Carlton Cuse

For his next TV project, Lost executive producer Carlton Cuse is looking to history.

The Emmy-winner, 51, has teamed with Secretariat director Randall Wallace for a Civil War-set drama at ABC, Variety reports.

The two are co-writing the pilot script, and Wallace well helm the pilot should it be picked up. Both Cuse and Wallace will be also attached as executive producers.

Little is known about the project other than that it will be an "event" series and based in Virginia.

Before his time on the island, Cuse created and executive-produced all six seasons of Nash Bridges and was also responsible for The Adventures of Briscoe County, Jr., Martial Law and Black Sash.