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Charlize Theron's 'Hatfields and McCoys' Gets Pilot Order From NBC

January 29, 2013 (7:19 am) GMT
The new drama has been billed as a modern take on the legendary family feud set in present-day Pittsburgh.
Charlize Theron

NBC is giving "" from a try. The network has ordered a pilot to the modern-day adaptation of the famous family feud which is developed at ABC Studios.

The story is set in present day Pittsburgh, where "a startling death re-ignites the feud between these two legendary families. Unleashing decades of resentment, the blue collar McCoys will put the Hatfields' wealth and power at risk as they go to war for control of the city."

John Glenn ("") will write the pilot in addition to serving as executive producer along with Theron, AJ Dix, Dawn Olmstead and Beau Flynn. No actor has been announced for the potential new drama series.

The legendary Hatfields & McCoys feud was recently tackled by History channel in a miniseries starring and . The show that aired in May 2012 delivered strong ratings, with an average of 13.8 million total viewers.

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