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FX orders TV adaptation of Hannah Fidell’s ‘A Teacher’

Disney-owned US cabler FX has ordered a 10-part limited series based on Hannah Fidell’s 2013 movie A Teacher, with Ozark‘s Jason Bateman and Safe‘s Danny Brocklehurst onboard. A Teacher is being produced by FX Productions, with Fidell (6 Years) writing, directing and exec producing. The show stars Kate Mara (House of Cards) and Nick Robinson […]

Sky Atlantic places Trust in Danny Boyle’s FX drama

European pay TV channel Sky Atlantic has bought a Danny Boyle-led retelling of the Getty family story, with Donald Sutherland attached to star. Trust will go out exclusively on Sky Atlantic nets in the UK, Ireland, Austria, Germany and Italy. FX Productions, whose parent 21st Century Fox is currently buying Sky Atlantic parent Sky, developed […]

Fox, Viaplay team for Fox+ streaming service

Fox Networks Group Europe and Africa and Viaplay have launched Fox+, a new drama and entertainment streaming for the Nordic region. The new service will have a raft of premium drama from the Hollywood studio arm of Fox, its cable production arm, as well as drama content from the international FNG. TV titles include Prison […]

Fox looks to Balian as Tal Yguado joins Amazon

Fox Networks Group has handed control of its global programming initiative to FX Networks executive VP Gina Balian, as global scripted chief Sharon Tal Yguado joins Amazon Studios. Balian was recently promoted to EVP of series development at US cable channel FX Networks and its production arm, FX Productions, and is now adding the FNG […]

Louis C.K., Amy Sedaris series for Turner channels

American comedy icons Louis C.K. and Amy Sedaris are creating new shows for Turner’s US cable networks. Louis creator and stand-up comedian Louis C.K (pictured). and Albert Brooks will executive produce and star in TBS animated ten-part series The Cops (WT), while Sedaris is working up a currently-untitled half-hour comedy for TruTV. The Cops will […]

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 […]

Netflix takes American Crime Story global

Subscription VOD giant Netflix has agreed a global streaming pact with 20th Century Fox Television Distribution for FX drama American Crime Story. The first season of the show will launch globally (excluding Canada) on Netflix in 2017, with all subsequent seasons made available after their respective broadcast windows. Season two will focus on Hurricane Katrina. […]

Fox unites Hawley’s Legion globally

New FX and Marvel series Legion will go day-and-date with its US debut on more than 125 Fox channels outside the States. Coming from Fargo’s Noah Hawley and set in the X-Men universe, Legion follows a trouble young man who realises the voices he heard and visions he sees may be real. Dan Stevens (Downton […]

FX ties down Fargo creator Hawley

US basic cable channel FX has tied down Fargo creator Noah Hawley to a new overall deal. The agreement spans three-years, tying Hawley to both FX Networks and FX Productions. His television adaptation of the Coen brothers’ Fargo has been a critical and ratings success for FX, and sold well for MGM Television. He will […]

Marvel works up Fox, FX comic book dramas

US broadcast network Fox is to coproduce an action-adventure drama based on a Marvel Entertainment comic franchise, with Marvel also working up an FX drama. Hellfire will be a coproduction of Disney-owned Marvel Television and 20th Century Fox Television. Evan Katz (24: Live Another Day), Manny Coto (24), Patrick McKay (Star Trek 3) and J.D. […]

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