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[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 - 11/19/14
STATUS:
currently in development (2015-2016 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
ordered to pilot
DESCRIPTION:
(from FX's press release, November 2014) Paris Barclay will executive produce and direct the pilot for Kurt Sutter's highly-anticipated new series The Bastard Executioner, it was announced today by Nick Grad and Eric Schrier, the Presidents of Original Programing for FX Networks and FX Productions. The Bastard Executioner hails from Sutter, who will serve as an Executive Producer along with award-winning producer Brian Grazer and Francie Calfo. Sutter, Creator/Executive Producer of Sons of Anarchy, will write the script for the pilot of The Bastard Executioner, with production set to take place in Wales in early 2015. The project is being produced by Fox 21 and FX Productions (FXP). The Bastard Executioner is a period drama that tells the story of a warrior knight in King Edward II'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:
· Katey Sagal as TBA
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