The network that brought you The Event, has acquired Spec – an alien drama project from writer Michael Alaimo (The Closer) and producer Aaron Kaplan.
Seriable Potential Set-up
NBC’s Spec revolves around a mysterious alien life form recovered from a derelict spacecraft who escapes into the woods outside a small Oregon town.
The show explores the characters of the town – centering on one family in particular – as they are forever changed by the discovery of their new visitor.
The title hails from three sources – the label given to the alien, short for specimen; a quote attributed to guru Deepak Chopra that the universe is a speck that can fit under our fingernail; and the fact that it’s a spec script.