new reality TV show will combine actors and real people.

new reality TV show will combine actors and real people.
Like a televised murder mystery dinner theatre, a new eight-episode FOX show “will follow a group of players thrown into the midst of a real small town to solve a fictional mystery, such as a murder,” Variety reports. Both real townspeople and actors will be used to present the mystery to the cast. The show is from producer George Verschoor, who was a director/producer for the first four Real World seasons and the first episode of Fear.

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