Castle News: ABC Plans Castle Spin-Off Centered Around Derrick Storm Novels

You know you have a great TV character when his fictional books are being made into their own series.

The Derrick Storm novels written by fictional character Richard Castle (Nathan Fillion) on Castle may soon be getting their own standalone series. reports that ABC is developing a show based on the best-selling mystery books, which have been published in real life, Variety reports. Gregory Poirier from Missing is writing the pilot and executive-producing with Castle creator Andrew Marlowe (who announced this summer that he’s stepping down as Castle‘s primary showrunner).

Derrick Storm, the hero of the novels, is a spy who helps the CIA with secret missions.

Castle’s Season 7 premiere airs Monday, September 29 at 10 pm on ABC.