[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.
[11/17/14 - 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."
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.