Fantasy football fans, rejoice! FX’s The League will be back for fifth season of hilarious antics from our favorite fantasy football players, Rodney Ruxin (Nick Kroll), Andre Nowzick (Paul Scheer), Pete Eckhart (Mark Duplass) and the whole MacArthur crew – Taco (Jon Lajoie), Kevin (Stephen Rannazzisi), and Jenny (Katie Aselton). And if fans have any say, chances are Ruxin’s deranged brother-in-law, Rafi (Jason Mantzoukas) will also be back for more. | Full Story
It was only a matter of time until the award winning Homeland creators brought the world another hit. FX has picked up a new series entitled Tyrant from the mind of Homeland’s Gideon Raff. Howard Gordon will executive produce alongside Raff. The duo is bringing in Craig Wright as showrunner, his creds include Lost and an Emmy nomination for Six Feet Under. The Hollywood Reporter tells us Tyrant follows an American family thrust into a turbulent Middle Eastern nation. | Full Story
Son’s of Anarchy star Ron Perlman, takes time to reflects on his character Clay Morrow just before the December 4th season finale.
In a interview with EW, Perlman analyzed his character development and expressed his complete surprise for the FX show’s success. Now ending its fifth season, Perlman gives some subtle hints in what’s to come in season six.
“Clay Morrow has been one of the more challenging roles I’ve had in my career even though he wears no makeup, that he’s not an abstract creation like a lot of the ones I’ve played, like the beast in Hellboy and the hunchback in Name of the Rose. | Full Story
FX has officially picked up American Horror Story for a 13-episode third season. Keeping with the tradition of the original American Horror Story and American Horror Story: Asylum, some of the original actors, including Golden Globe AND Emmy winner Jessica Lange, will be back for the new season. Of course, also in AHS fashion, they won’t be reprising their original roles, instead it will be an entirely new eerie plot line. | Full Story
FX just released a trailer for its newest series The Americans. The new show stars Felicity alumnae Keri
Russell and Brothers and Sisters veteran Matthew Rhys. The duo play a non-traditional husband and wife, Phillip and Elizabeth Jennings in a Cold War stricken America. The only catch is that these two aren’t married for love or even of American descent, turns out the pair are KGB spies posing as Americans in suburban Washington D.C. | Full Story
FX’s American Horror Story is set for a second season – but with an entirely different plot and some some major shake ups with casting. Returning favorites include last years AHS Emmy and Golden Globe winner, Jessica Lange, Zachary Quinto, Evan Peters, Sarah Paulson, Lily Rabe, and Frances Conroy. Some notable new faces in the cast include Chloe Sevigny, Maroon 5 frontman, Adam Levine, Mark Conseulos, and Joseph Fiennes. The second season of the dark hit will take place in a 1960′s East Coast insane asylum. | Full Story
Deadline reports that a deal has been made between MGM and the FX Network to develop an hourlong television series based on Fargo, the Coen brothers’ Oscar-winning 1996 crime / dark comedy film. Noah Hawley, creator of The Unusuals and My Generation, will write and direct. The adaptation will apparently be “loose” which, to my skeptical eyes, begs the question of why one would bother adapting the movie in the first place. | Full Story
Charlie Sheen is planning to make his exit from acting after he completes his contractual obligations for FX’s Anger Management. The 46-year-old actor said he wants to devote more time to his five children.
Ice Cube has decided to bring back smash hit comedy ‘Friday’, but that’s not it for the gangster rapper-turned actor-turned movie producer. Ice Cube is bringing his talent and money to the cable network channel FX. Cube will be producing and starring in ‘Eye for An Eye,’ a project Cube’s company Cube Vision and Jeff Kwatinetz’s Prospect Park will be executing.
‘Eye For An Eye’ centers on a man, played by Ice Cube, who is a seasoned paramedic. | Full Story