Katims’ prodco True Jack Productions has teamed with Jessica Goldberg, who is writer and creator, plus Universal Television on the series.
Producer Katims is best-known for NBC’s American football-themed Friday Night Lights, single cam sitcom About a Boy and family drama Parenthood. This will be his first non-network series.
The Way will be a 10-part drama based on a family at the centre of a controversial faith-based movement.
It goes into production this summer and will join Hulu’s slate of originals, which also includes J.J. Abrams event series 11/22/63, Amy Poehler-produced Difficult People, Jason Reitman comedy Casual and the first long-form project from and Freddie Wong’s digital prodco RocketJump (Video Game High School).
Katims will executive produce and showrun The Way, with Michelle Lee and Goldberg also EPs.