FX signs first-look deal with Atlanta director

FX Productions has signed a first-look deal with Atlanta director and exec producer Hiro Murai. Under the agreement, Murai will develop new television projects for FX Networks and other outlets. This season, Murai directed seven episodes of the current Atlanta season, including the critically acclaimed Teddy Perkins episode. He us a regular collaborator with Atlanta […]

FX, Donald Glover exit Deadpool animated series

FX, Donald Glover and Marvel Television have all excited a deal which would see them create a Deadpool animated series, due to “creative differences”. The trio made a deal to adapt Marvel’s Deadpool into an animated series in May 2017. Glover and his brother Stephen Glover were recruited to write, executive produce and showrun the […]

Fox racks up Atlanta sales

Fox Networks Group Content Distribution (FNGCD) has shopped US cable drama to several international buyers. The Donald Glover hip hop drama launched on FX in the US and on Fox internationally. FNGCD is handling distribution and has now shopped the series to Australian pubcaster SBS and Sky in New Zealand. In Europe it has been […]

Glover seals production deal with FX

Multihyphenate Donald Glover has signed an exclusive overall television production deal with FX Productions in LA. He will develop TV series for FX Networks and other streaming services while writing, directing, starring and executive producing comedy Atlanta. The comedy is based on a young new artist in Atlanta, Alfred Miles (Brian Tyree Henry), and his […]

FX no longer Married to comedy

US basic cable channel FX has cancelled its relationship comedy Married after two seasons. Married creator Andrew Gurland confirmed the news through his Twitter account yesterday. There will be no season three of @MarriedFX. Thank you @FXNetworks for the opportunity and thank you to all the fans. It’s been a blast. — andrew gurland (@andrewgurland) […]

FX hopes for Better Things with Louis C.K.

US cable channel FX has ordered a comedy pilot from Pamela Adlon and Louis star Louis C.K. The show, Better Things, will star Adlon as a single parent of three girls struggling to enjoy life. Adlon, who appears in FX comedy Louis, created and wrote the pilot with C.K. Both executive produce along with Blair […]

FX orders rap comedy pilot Atlanta

US cable net FX has ordered Atlanta, a pilot comedy about two cousins working their way up through the Atlanta rap scene. The show was created by Donald Glover – aka rapper Childish Gambino – one of the stars of US comedy series Community and a writer on NBC comedy 30 Rock. Glover has penned […]