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[05/22/15 - 11:02 AM]
"The Bastard Executioner" Swings Into Action This Fall on FX
Kurt Sutter's new series is billed as "a gripping and brutal journey through the Late Middle Ages."

[02/24/15 - 11:46 AM]
"The Bastard Executioner" Lines Up Its Cast
The Kurt Sutter-penned hour stars Lee Jones, Stephen Moyer, Katey Sagal, Flora Spencer-Longhurst, Kurt Sutter, Sam Spruell, Darren Evans, Danny Sapani, Timothy V. Murphy, Sarah White and Sarah Sweeney.

[11/19/14 - 11:25 AM]
Paris Barclay to Executive Produce and Direct the Pilot for "The Bastard Executioner"
Kurt Sutter will write the script for the pilot, with production set to take place in Wales in early 2015.

[11/17/14 - 11:34 PM]
Development Update: Monday, November 17
Updates include: Katey Sagal to star in FX's "The Bastard Executioner"; Rob Riggle to lead import of "Braunschlag" at FOX; and David Arata to adapt "From Hell" for FX.

[07/28/14 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Monday, July 28
Updates include: Cuba Gooding, Jr. bound for Comedy Central's "Big Time in Hollywood, FL"; Kurt Sutter inks three-year overall deal with 20th; and Lea Michele to guest on FX's "Sons of Anarchy."

[12/12/13 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, December 12
Updates include: FX gives pilot order to Kurt Sutter's "The Bastard Executioner"; Starz pulls out of licensing "Fortitude"; and ABC picks up four more episodes of "Shark Tank."







BASTARD EXECUTIONER, THE (FX)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
12/12/13 - 5/22/15
STATUS:
currently in development (2015-2016 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
ordered to series
DESCRIPTION:
(from FX's press release, February 2015) The Bastard Executioner, FX's highly-anticipated new drama series pilot from Kurt Sutter, has lined up a stellar cast of veteran and emerging actors that features series regulars Lee Jones, Stephen Moyer, Katey Sagal, Flora Spencer-Longhurst, Kurt Sutter, Sam Spruell, Darren Evans, Danny Sapani, Timothy V. Murphy, Sarah White, and Sarah Sweeney, and guest star Matthew Rhys. Production of the pilot begins on March 19 in Wales. A period drama, The Bastard Executioner tells the story of a warrior knight in King Edward I's charge who is broken by the ravages of war and vows to lay down his sword. But when that violence finds him again he is forced to pick up the bloodiest sword of all.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Danny Sapani as Berber the Moor
· Darren Evans as Ash y Goedwig
· Flora Spencer-Longhurst as Baroness Lowry 'Love' Aberffraw Ventris
· Katey Sagal as Annora of the Alders
· Kurt Sutter as The Dark Mute
· Lee Jones as Wilkin Brattle
· Matthew Rhys as Gruffudd y Blaidd
· Sam Spruell as Toran Prichard
· Sarah Sweeny as Jessamy Maddox
· Sarah White as Isabel Kiffin
· Stephen Moyer as Milus Corbett
· Timothy V. Murphy as Father Ruskin
CREW INFORMATION:
· Brian Grazer as EP
· Francie Calfo as EP
· Kurt Sutter as CRTR/EP
· Paris Barclay as EP/DIR (Pilot)
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Fox 21
· FX Productions
· Imagine Television
· Sutter Ink