October 14, 2014 - 14:43 AMT
Matt Damon, Ben Affleck developing "Incorporated" espionage thriller

Syfy announced on Monday, October 13 that they were developing a drama with Pear Street Films duo, Matt Damon and Ben Affleck. "Incorporated" is a futuristic espionage thriller which pilot is penned by writing brothers David and Alex Pastor, AceShowbiz said.

According to the press release, the drama is set in a world where corporations have seemingly unlimited power. This will be the story of one man's efforts to beat the system.

Ted Humphrey of "The Good Wife" will serve as showrunner and executive producer via his overall deal with the studio. Damon, Affleck, together with Pearl Street president Jennifer Todd are also taking the role of executive producers. Meanwhile, Pearl Street creative executive Margaret Chernin is attached as associate producer.

Pearl Street is also producing a new season of "Project Greenlight" for HBO. It's a filmmaking documentary series that Affleck and Damon originated in 2001, and is written as well as directed by Affleck.

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