Friday, December 12, 2014

Development News - FX Orders 'Atlanta' Starring Donald Glover to Pilot; Zara Zoe Joins TNT's 'Lumen'

Development News - December 12, 2014

FX's Atlanta and TNT's Lumen.

  • Zara Zoe (Skin Deep) has been cast on the drama pilot starring Sam Jaeger and Wynn Everett. She will play a character named Bailey.
  • FX has given a pilot order to comedy Atlanta created by and starring Donald Glover. Additional executive producers include Paul Simms and Dianne McGunigle of Schiff Company. FX Productions will produce. Atlanta revolves around two cousins on their way up through the Atlanta rap scene where opposing views on art versus commerce, success and race will make their quest anything but easy. Glover will play Earnest "Earn" Marks, a college drop-out who reconnects with his long buried ambition and sets out to seize the life he imagined for himself when his estranged cousin becomes a sudden star.