Lauren Grace Media, launched a year ago by veteran executive producers Dorothy Toran and Leslie D. Farrell, is in development on a true crime docuseries with actors Elisabeth Röhm (Law & Order) and Malik Yoba (Designated Survivor).
The project, created by Röhm and Yoba, will examine the influence of racial and socioeconomic disparities on criminal investigations, Realscreen confirmed.
Deadline first reported the news.
Toran (pictured right) and Farrell (left) launched the boutique outfit, which produces across scripted and unscripted, in 2020.
Toran — who serves as president and EP — is an Emmy- and Palme d’Or-nominated executive producer whose credits include The Real Housewives of New Jersey. Prior to launching Lauren Grace Media, she served as EVP and executive in charge of production on several Bravo series.
Farrell, meanwhile, serves as SVP and executive producer. The veteran storyteller has made documentaries, entertainment, scripted and unscripted TV for more than 20 years, previously serving as VP of production at NBCUniversal.
She additionally led numerous PBS series, and her programming resume includes projects for HBO Sports, MTV, BET, CNBC, NBC and History Channel.
The company’s unscripted projects in development include Model Misses, Seeking Justice, The Sorvino Project and Trap King.
Lauren Grace Media is represented by Vital Artists Agency. Röhm is represented by Buchwald and manager Matt Luber. Yoba is repped by Innovative Artists and manager Kieran Maguire and Richard Arlook of The Arlook Group.