911: Lone Star will move the 911 franchise and Rob Lowe to Texas for more life saving drama.
Every network wants a Law and Order style drama franchise where it can just move any concept from city to city with a new cast. It looks like Fox has decided that Ryan Murphy's 911 (technically styled 9-1-1) will be filling that role.
Variety reports that Fox has ordered a 911 spinoff titled 911: Lonestar that will star Rob Lowe. Lowe will play a New York cop who relocates to Austin, Texas with his son and gets to gets to work rescuing Austin's most vulnerable citizens...and presumably learning a thing or two along the way.
“The beauty of having a hit drama like 911 from the genius minds of Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, and Tim Minear is it allows you to explore thrilling stories as told through an array of distinctive characters,