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!).
FX has announced that Chris Rock will star in Year Four of Fargo.
In Kansas City, Missouri, two criminal syndicates have struck an uneasy peace. One Italian, one African American. Rock will play the head of one syndicate (further details below).
Fargo: Year Four will go into production in 2019.
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.
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.
The first look at next chapter of Kurt Sutter’s Sons of Anarchy saga is here – check out the trailer for Mayans M.C. below.
Mayans M.C. premieres on FX on September 4th (10/9C).
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.
FX has renewed half-hour drama Atlanta for a third season.
Noah Hawley’s innovative take on Marvel’s Legion has been renewed for a third season.
FX’s comedy Baskets will clown its way through a fourth season. The network announced its renewal today.
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.
FX has announced the premiere date for its drama about the infancy of the crack cocaine epidemic and its ultimate radical impact on the culture as we know it.
Snowfall Returns to FX on Thursday, July 19th. Check out the House Party teaser below.