STATUS: previously in development (2013-2014 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE: script
DESCRIPTION: (from FX's press release, March 2013) Based on the novel "Sutton" by J.R. Moeringher, this extraordinary journey begins on Christmas Eve 1969, when Willie "The Actor" Sutton - Irishman, lover, folk hero, and the most prolific bank robber in American history - stepped out of Attica Prison and boarded a plane for New York City, where he proceeded to take a reporter and photographer on a five-borough guided tour of his remarkable life and crimes. Written and executive produced by Rob Siegel (The Wrestler, Big Fan), Sutton will be executive produced by Jim Burke (The Descendants, Cedar Rapids), Michael De Luca (Moneyball, The Social Network), Alexander Payne (The Descendants, Sideways),) and Jim Taylor (The Descendants, Sideways). Produced by FX Productions.