Fox has committed to a pilot for the political drama Worthy, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Written by In Treatment's Davey Holmes, Worthy follows an Arizona politician who is involved in a hit-and-run accident and gets blackmailed by the mob. The concept was inspired by the recent downfalls of such real-life politicians as Rod Blagojevich, and will include homages to the fallen figures, Holmes said.
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"I've long been fascinated with antiheroes," he said. "I feel some of the more interesting programs on the air feature that type of character, and I thought there was a wonderful place right now for a political story along those lines."
Fox will start casting the project soon.