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[07/11/19 - 09:42 AM]
Paramount Network Greenlights "Sexy Beast" from Paramount Television and Anonymous Content
Michael Caleo is set to write and executive produce the series, based on the critically-acclaimed and award-winning feature film.







SEXY BEAST (PARAMOUNT)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
7/11/19
STATUS:
currently in development (2019-2020 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
ordered to series
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
10 episodes
DESCRIPTION:
(from Paramount Network's press release, July 2019) Paramount Network today ordered a 10-episode first season of Sexy Beast, a series adaptation from Paramount Television and Anonymous Content based on the critically-acclaimed and award-winning feature film. Michael Caleo (The Sopranos) is set to write and executive produce the series. Karyn Kusama (Destroyer) is directing and executive producing through her company, Familystyle, which is also comprised of Matt Manfredi and Phil Hay (Destroyer), who will also serve as executive producers on the show. Also serving as executive producers are Louis Mellis and David Scinto, the original screenwriters of the film Sexy Beast. Sexy Beast, the series, tells the origin story of Gal Dove, a brilliant thief who finds himself descending into the seductive madness of the London criminal world during the vibrant and volatile 1990s. The series will explore the early days of Gal's complicated relationship with Don Logan, a vicious gangster with whom Gal forms a partnership, the beginnings of his association with criminal mastermind Teddy Bass and how Gal met and fell in love with DeeDee, an adult film star who would become his wife.
CREW INFORMATION:
· David Scinto as EP
· Karyn Kusama as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Louis Mellis as EP
· Matt Manfredi as EP
· Michael Caleo as CRTR/EP
· Phil Hay as EP
GENRE(S):
· based on a feature film
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Anonymous Content
· Familystyle
· Paramount Television