Limited Series Ordered by FX
Written by Brit Marling & Zal Batmanglij, With Both Directing and Marling in a Key Role
Executive Produced by Marling, Batmanglij and Andrea Sperling
Produced by FX Productions
LOS ANGELES, August 13, 2021 - FX has ordered Retreat, a limited series from Brit Marling and Zal Batmanglij that follows an amateur sleuth as she attempts to solve a murder at a secluded retreat, it was announced today by Gina Balian, President, Original Programming. Marling (The OA, Another Earth) and Zal Batmanglij (The OA, Sound of My Voice) will write the series and both will direct. Marling will additionally play a key role in the series.
Retreat is executive produced by Marling, Batmanglij and Andrea Sperling (Transparent). The series will be produced by FX Productions.
"Brit Marling and Zal Batmanglij have delivered a suspenseful story that updates the classic mystery genre with a bold new character for our times," said Balian. "We are thrilled that Brit and Zal and the rest of the creative team will bring this series to life with their unique points of view and care."
Retreat is a mystery series with a new kind of detective at the helm - a gen Z amateur sleuth named Darby Hart. Darby and 11 other guests are invited by a reclusive billionaire to participate in a Retreat at a remote and dazzling location. When one of the other guests is found dead, Darby must fight to prove it was murder against a tide of competing interests and before the killer takes another life.
Brit Marling and Zal Batmanglij are represented by CAA.
Andrea Sperling is represented by David Morris / UTA.
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