AMC Sets its Sights on Conspiracy/Sci-Fi Show Line of Sight (aka Rubicon 2.0?)

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Cable net AMC’s new slogan is “Something More”, and I guess they really mean it. The network is expanding past the straight drama stuff and into heavy genre fare lately, with the acquisition of shows like Joseph Kosinski’s “Ballistic City” and now, what is sure to be a conspiracy-laden show in “Line of Sight”.

James Badge Dale in Rubicon TV Series(Wait, didn’t they already try this with “Rubicon”? And didn’t the network cancel that show after only one season? I smell conspiracy!)

Speaking of “Rubicon”, the upcoming “Line of Sight” is from producer Blake Masters, one of the guys behind, you guessed it, “Rubicon”.

“Line of Sight” is the story of Lewis Bernt, a National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) investigator who survives a mysterious plane crash, bringing him on a quest to discover the accident’s cause.

“Line of Sight” is the genre-bending odyssey of one man, who, after surviving a plane crash dives head first down the rabbit hole on an emotionally disorienting search to find out what has happened to him. He becomes a man whose entire sense of self, his own life and the world as he knows it, completely unravels in a whirlwind of obsession and paranoia.

AMC describes “Line of Sight” as their “first exploration of science fiction in an original series”, but AMC’s Joel Stillerman also calls it a show with “elements of both genres while also having that unique blend of a conspiracy thriller.”

Production on “Line of Sight” is scheduled for later this year. Hopefully it’ll last longer than “Rubicon”. Maybe they can get James Badge Dale back to star…