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Mr Inbetween’s Working Class Hit Man Is a Low-Fi Treat!

Mr Inbetween – Ray (Scott Ryan) – Photo by Frank Ockenfels/Courtesy of FX.

Mr Inbetween (FX, Tuesdays, 11/10C) is an Australian ‘indie’ TV series about a working class hit man who’s also a good friend and devoted dad. He’s taking a court-mandated anger management course but doesn’t really think he has any anger management issues (he’s wrong!).

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FX Orders Limited Series Shogun!

FX has ordered Shogun, a 10-episode limited series period drama based on Shogun, the best-selling novel by James Clavell.

Shogun, set in feudal Japan, charts the collision of two ambitious men from different worlds and a mysterious female samurai: John Blackthorne, a risk-taking English sailor who ends up shipwrecked in Japan, a land whose unfamiliar culture will ultimately redefine him; Lord Toranaga, a shrewd, powerful daimyo, at odds with his own dangerous, political rivals; and Lady Mariko, a woman with invaluable skills but dishonorable family ties, who must prove her value and allegiance.

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FX Picks Up New Limited Series Devs!

Devs – Sonoya Mizuno – Photo by Luca Teuchmann/Courtesy of Getty Images/FX.

In Devs, a young computer engineer, Lily Chan, investigates the secretive development division of her employer, a cutting-edge tech company based in San Francisco, who she believes are behind the murder of her boyfriend.

The eight-episode limited series will premiere in 2019. Cast bios and character breakdowns follow.

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Diane Lane To Star in FX Pilot Y!

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FX has locked in Diane Lane to star in its pilot, Y – based on DC Comics’ acclaimed series Y: The Last Man by Brian K. Vaughan and Pia Guerra.

Y traverses a post-apocalyptic world in which a cataclysmic event has decimated every male mammal save for one lone human. The new world order of women will explore gender, race, class and survival.

Diane Lane (Unfaithful, Under the Tuscan Sun) will play Senator Jennifer Brown. A Junior Senator in her first term, Senator Brown has already made a name for herself in political circles for her willingness to put personal ideals above politics. She is also the mother of Yorick and Hero Brown.

Cast bios follow.

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FX Greenlights What We Do In The Shadows Series!

The good news is that the Jemaine Clement and Taika Waititi film What We Do in the Shadows will be a series on FX. The better news is that the half-hour series was also created by Clement and Waititi – who will also executive produce the show.

Set in New York City, What We Do in the Shadows follows three vampires who have been roommates for hundreds and hundreds of years.

What We Do in the Shadows – coming to FX in 2019.

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