Filmmaker Alfonso Cuarón and the man attached to every imaginable project – J.J. Abrams – have had a pilot for a new television project given a pilot production commitment by NBC.

Cuarón will direct, co-writing with Mark Friedman (Home of the Brave), with Abrams and Bryan Burk joining them to executively produce.

The untitled show will tell the story of:

[quote]A girl in possession of a great gift/powers — which will come into their own in seven years — and the man who is sprung from prison to protect her from those trying to hunt her down.[/quote]

The show will be a Warner Brothers TV and Bad Robot co-production.