Fox orders ‘Past Life,’ another drama for next fall

Fox has added “Past Life,” another drama, to its fall roster.

Based on the novel “The Reincarnationist” by MJ Rose, the series uses the concept of reincarnation to solve present-day mysteries caused by past-life traumas.

Created by David Hudgins (“Friday Night Lights” and “Everwood)” the show stars Kelli Giddish (“Life on Mars”), and Nicholas Bishop (“Home and Away”), who are pictured; and Ravi Patel (“Transformers”) and Richard Schiff (“The West Wing.)”

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Fox adds ‘Life’ to 2009-10 schedule

Warner Bros. TV’s reincarnation-themed drama ‘Past Life’ drew a pickup from Fox Thursday.

Fox has added the Warner Bros. TV drama “Past Life” to its tally of 2009-10 season pickups as it preps for Monday’s upfront presentation in Gotham.

Reincarnation-themed drama about a psychologist and an ex-NYPD homicide detective who team up to help people solve past-life traumas and present-day crimes comes from scribe David Hudgins. Cast includes Kelli Giddish, Nicholas Bishop, Richard Schiff and Ravi Patel.

Net made it official with the studio Thursday afternoon. “Past Life” joins the comicbook-based fantasy “Human Target” and laffer “Sons of Tucson” on Fox’s authorized pickup list.