ABC have confirmed the purchase of television drama ‘Skin Deep’. The project comes from co-writer of Up In The Air, Sheldon Turner. Turner and his partner Jennifer Klein head up Vendetta Productions which has a first look deal with ABC.

Turner has described his new drama project as a sexy soap opera which centers around a family run beauty empire. This is a slight departure from Turner’s usual stlye of project. His previous writing credits include a darker medical drama themed around Jekyll and Hyde and feature film X-Men: First Class. Turner is also set to make his directorial debut this year with ‘ By Virtue Fall’ which is describes as a gritty drama and will star Eric Bana and Armie Hammer.

Turner and Klein are both signed up to be executive producers of Skin Deep when production begins with ABC Studios.