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[07/31/19 - 12:30 PM]
Emmy Winner Jeff Daniels to Star in Showtime(R) Drama Series "Rust"
The series is a compelling family drama that will explore the tattered American dream through the eyes of complicated and compromised chief of police Del Harris (Daniels) in a Rust Belt town in southwest Pennsylvania.

[01/25/18 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 25
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[11/14/17 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, November 14
Updates include: Hulu cancels "Difficult People"; Jean Dujardin to lead "The French Detective" for ABC; and Garret Dillahunt joins AMC's "Fear the Walking Dead."







RUST (SHOWTIME)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
11/14/17 - 7/31/19
STATUS:
currently in development (2020-2021 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
ordered to series
DESCRIPTION:
(from Showtime's press release, July 2019) SHOWTIME has given a straight-to-series order to the drama RUST, starring Emmy winner and Tony(R) and Golden Globe(R) nominee Jeff Daniels (The Newsroom, Godless, The Looming Tower), who will executive produce and reteam with Oscar nominee Dan Futterman (Capote). Futterman will write multiple episodes of the series, which is co-produced with Platform One Media and based on Philipp Meyer's celebrated debut novel American Rust. The announcement was made today by Gary Levine and Jana Winograde, Presidents of Entertainment, Showtime Networks Inc. RUST is a compelling family drama that will explore the tattered American dream through the eyes of complicated and compromised chief of police Del Harris (Daniels) in a Rust Belt town in southwest Pennsylvania. When the woman he truly loves sees her son accused of murder, Harris is forced to decide what he's willing to do to protect him.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Jeff Daniels as Del Harris
CREW INFORMATION:
· Dan Futterman as CRTR/EP
· Elisa Ellis as EP
· Jeff Daniels as EP
· Katie O'Connell Marsh as EP
· Michael De Luca as EP
· Philipp Meyer as BOOK
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Platform One Media