Writer-Producer David Schulner Signs New Deal With Universal TV

Exclusive: David Schulner has signed a new rich two-year, seven-figure overall deal with Universal Television. Schulner is the creator/executive producer/showrunner of the Universal TV-produced Jekyll & Hyde-esque medical drama pilot Do No Harm. The NBC pilot, starring Steven Pasquale as a brilliant neurosurgeon wrestling with his dangerous alter-ego that threatens to wreak havoc on his personal and professional life, has been garnering strong early buzz. This marks the second pilot order for Schulner who burst into the scene in 2007 when his high-concept spec The Oaks, which sparked a bidding frenzy, ultimately landing at Fox with a series commitment and a seven-figure penalty. But the project, about the intertwined stories of three families living in the same house during different periods, became a victim of the writers strike, with neither Schulner nor Shawn Ryan, who came on board as showrunner, able to attend the pilot shoot which started on

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