Showtime has officially greenlit production on a pilot for the hour long drama Possible Side Effects, which is co-executive produced by Tim Robbins. Variety reports that Robbins wrote the pilot and will direct.

Possible Side Effects has a two-pronged focus. In addition to exploring the dysfunctional family dynamics of the main characters, pilot will examine the politics, research, bureaucracy, miraculous cures and greed that accompany the pharmaceutical industry's search for the next billion-dollar drug.