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NBC Orders Legal Drama Pilot Based on Jo Nesbo Novel

NBC Orders Legal Drama Pilot Based on Jo Nesbo NovelNBC Orders Legal Drama Pilot Based on Jo Nesbo Novel

NBC has ordered a drama pilot for "I Am Victor," based on crime author Jo Nesbo's upcoming novel of the same name, the network said Friday.

The series will follow Victor Port, a high-powered divorce attorney with a unique view of relationships.

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Former "House M.D." executive producer Katie Jacobs will executive-produce the pilot, with "Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip" and "West Wing" writer Mark Goffman writing.

Meghan Lyvers, Daniel Rappaport of Management 360 will also executive-produce, as will Nesbo.

Norwegian author Nesbo (pictured), best known for his novel series centered around Oslo homicide detective Harry Hole. A number of his books, including "Headhunters" and "The Snowman," have been optioned for films.