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News round-up: FX to end ‘Mayans MC’ with S5; Texas Crew & V1 partner

FX to end ‘Mayans MC’ with S5 FX is to conclude biker gang drama series Mayans MC after its upcoming fifth season. John Landgraf, FX Content and FX Productions chairman, announced the news at the Television Critics Association’s press tour this week. Starring JD Pardo and Clayton Cardenas, the Sons Of Anarchy spin-off followed members […]

FX orders new ‘Peep Show’ pilot from ‘Atlanta’ exec

US network FX is making another attempt to adapt UK scripted comedy series Peep Show. Atlanta and What We Do in the Shadows executive producer Stefani Robinson will write a pilot, which follows an aborted effort by FX to bring the show to the US in 2019, with a script then in development from Superstore […]

Disney streamers combine for FX adaptation of Kazuo Ishiguro’s ‘Never Let Me Go’

Disney-owned FX has ordered a small screen adaptation of Kazuo Ishiguro’s novel, Never Let Me Go, which will debut across Mouse House-owned streamers globally. The drama has been written by Melissa Iqbal, who is also attached a showrunner, and will be available on Hulu in the US, Star+ in Latin America and under the Star […]

FX takes plantation drama ‘Kindred’ to series with ‘Watchmen’ producer

Disney-owned FX has ordered an adaptation of Octavia E. Butler’s 1979 science fiction novel Kindred, with Watchmen’s Branden Jacobs-Jenkins attached as showrunner. The eight-part show, which is being produced by FX Productions, follows a young Black woman and aspiring writer who uproots her life to relocate to LA. However, she finds herself being violently pulled […]

FX expands Ryan Murphy’s ‘American Story’ franchise, with new spin-offs & renewals

Disney-owned US pay-TV channel FX is expanding Ryan Murphy’s ‘American Story’ franchise, with orders for two new spin-off anthology shows, as well as renewals for existing titles. Murphy has struck an expansive deal to create and produce the new shows, which will, like other series in the franchise, be produced by 20th Television. The first, […]

Disney’s FX to end ‘Pose’ after upcoming third season

Disney’s US cablenet FX is bringing down the curtain on award-winning drama Pose, with its previously announced third season now set to be its last. The show, which was co-created by Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk and Steven Canals, has previously sold to broadcasters including the BBC and will start its final seven-episode third run on […]

BBC, FX adapt ‘Great Expectations’ with Steven Knight, Tom Hardy

The BBC and US cabler FX have greenlit a six-part limited series adaptation of Charles Dickens’ Great Expectations, once again pairing up Peaky Blinders‘ scribe Steven Knight with producers Ridley Scott and Tom Hardy. Great Expectations is the second Dickens adaptation penned by Knight following A Christmas Carol, which launched on the BBC last year. […]

FX chief John Landgraf unveils latest annual drama findings

John Landgraf, FX Networks and FX Productions chairman, has unveiled the latest findings from his company’s annual scripted survey. It found that there were 532 scripted drama and comedy shows on US television in 2019, up 7% on the year previous. The data was compiled by FX’s research team and unveiled during the Television Critics […]

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 […]

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