FX Pilot ‘Outlaw Country’ To Air As Movie

By | Wednesday August 22, 2012 @ 5:26pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

More than two years after FX greenlighted Outlaw Country to pilot and almost a year after the network passed on the Nashville-set drama, the pilot is making it to air. Outlaw Country will air as an FX Original … Read More »

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FX Passes On Pilot ‘Outlaw Country’, Will Retool ‘Powers’

By | Thursday November 17, 2011 @ 5:01pm PST
Nellie Andreeva

FX has passed on its Nashville-set drama pilot Outlaw Country while keeping its other pilot, Powers, alive. Powers, based on the comic book of the same name, will undergo retooling and reshoots. The decision on Outlaw Country comes after it … Read More »

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TV Castings: Actors Join ‘A Gifted Man’, ‘Outaw Country’ & ‘Weeds’

By | Thursday June 23, 2011 @ 6:30am PDT
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Pablo Schreiber has joined the cast of CBS’ new drama A Gifted Man as a series regular. He plays Anton, a shaman and New Age spiritual healer to Michael Holt (Patrick Wilson). Schreiber was a guest star in the Jonathan Demme-directed pilot and is now being upped to regular. Schreiber, repped by ICM and D/F Management, is currently filming a five-episode arc on Weeds and also stars in the upcoming feature Recalled.
Stephen Root has been cast as a new regular in the FX drama pilot Outlaw Country, which is undergoing tweaking and some reshoots directed by Adam Arkin. The crime thriller/family drama, set against the backdrop of Southern organized crime and Nashville royalty, stars Luke Grimes as twentysomething Eli Larkin, who tries to leave a life of crime; John Hawkes as Eli’s uncle Tarzen Larkin, a big-time player in the Southern crime world; Haley Bennett as a country singer; and Mary Steenburgen as her overprotective mother. Root, repped by Gersh and Grillstein, will play Jack Folcum, a shrewd businessman gangster associate and rival of Tarzen’s. Read More »

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FX’s ‘Outlaw Country’ To Do Pilot Reshoots

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FX’s pilot Outlaw Country is undergoing a retooling. The original script, written by Josh Goldin and Rachel Abramowitz, has been given a rewrite by Goldin, Abramowitz and Outlaw Country‘s executive producer/co-showrunner David Manson. There will be substantial reshoots, which … Read More »

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FX Renews ‘Archer’, Plans Another Drama Series For Fall, Comedy & Drama For 2012

By | Tuesday March 29, 2011 @ 3:20pm PDT
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At FX’s upfront party in New York, which is going on right now, the network’s president John Landgraf announced a third-season renewal for Archer. The animated comedy has received a 16-episode order, with three episodes slated to run behind It’s Always Read More »

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Jamie-Lynn Sigler To Star in Lifetime Pilot; John Hawkes Joins FX’s ‘Outlaw Country’

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EXCLUSIVE: I hear The Sopranos alumna Jamie-Lynn Sigler has been tapped to star opposite Sherry Stringfield as the lead in Lifetime’s untitled Josh Berman pilot. In another key pilot casting, … Read More »

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Art & John Linson Sign First-Look Deal At Fox TV Studios

By | Friday August 6, 2010 @ 10:10am PDT
Nellie Andreeva

EXCLUSIVE: Feature producers Art Linson and John Linson are putting roots in television with their first TV studio deal, a first-look pact at Fox TV Studios. The father-and-son duo ventured into TV with FX’s flagship drama series Sons of Anarchy, on which they serve as executive producers. They also executive produce the network’s pilot Outlaw Country, which FtvS co-produces with FX Prods. “Art and John had two television ideas thus far. The first became one of cable’s biggest successes, Sons of Anarchy, and the second became our upcoming FX pilot Outlaw Country. Hard to argue with two for two,” FtvS EVP David Madden said. Read More »

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FX’s ‘Outlaw Country’ Finds Stars, Director

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haley-bennett-picture-2LukeGrimes1EXCLUSIVE: Luke Grimes and Haley Bennett have landed the younger leads on the FX drama pilot Outlaw Country, joining previously cast Mary Steenburgen. Additionally, Michael Dinner has come on board … Read More »

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David Manson To Co-Run ‘Outlaw Country’

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EXCLUSIVE: David Manson has joined FX’s drama pilot Outlaw Country as an executive producer/co-showrunner. Additionally, Manson has inked a blind pilot deal with Fox TV Studios, which recently came on board to co-produce Outlaw Country with FX Prods. Manson also has another script set up at FtvS entitled Netherworld, which … Read More »

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