EXCLUSIVE: FX has put in development a drama from playwright/screenwriter Stephen Belber. The untitled project is a New York-based thriller chronicling a murder and cover up. Instead of a standard pitch, Belber wrote a detailed treatment, which was sent to cable networks. Several were interested, with the project ultimately going to FX.
Belber started off as a playwright, writing Tape, The Laramie Project and Match, whose 2004 Broadway production starred Frank Langella and Ray Liotta. In features, he wrote and directed the 2008 indie Management starring Jennifer Aniston and Steve Zahn. (more…)