Thomas Wheeler serves as creator and executive producer on NBC's new drama series "The Cape."
Wheeler is a screenwriter, producer and novelist. He has sold or written feature films for every major studio. He adapted his novel "The Arcanum" for Miramax Films and, most recently, for Gold Circle Films with Randall Wallace attached to direct. His fantasy/adventure script "Arden" was recently purchased by New Regency with Shawn Levy ("Night at the Museum" 1 & 2) attached to direct. He is also currently writing the Shrek-inspired feature: "Puss in Boots" with Antonio Banderas, Salma Hayek and Zach Galifianakis for Dreamworks Animation which is slated for a November 2011 release.
Wheeler has developed and produced several pilots for television including "Captain Cook's Extraordinary Atlas," and also has worked as consulting producer on the NBC series "Surface." In addition, Wheeler served as creator and executive producer of the critically acclaimed 2004 maxi-series "Empire."