NBC has put in development drama American Disaster from writer Michael McGrale (CSI: Miami, The Following), director Deran Sarafian (House, The Strain, Hell On Wheels), Muse Entertainment and Universal TV.
Written by McGrale, American Disaster centers around a Midwestern community that holds itself together in the wake of a catastrophic tornado. The project is envisioned as a potential anthology series tackling different natural disasters.
McGrale co-executive produces. Sarafian is set to direct the potential pilot and executive produce. Michael Prupas and Joel Rice executive produce for Muse Entertainment. Muse executives Lydia Storie and Meghan Mathes developed the project and serve as co-producers.