FX has placed a pilot order for ”Devs”, a drama series created by award-winning writer/director Alex Garland, it was announced today by Eric Schrier and Nick Grad, Presidents of Original Programming for FX Networks and FX Productions.
Garland wrote the pilot and will direct as well as Executive Produce along with DNA TV and Scott Rudin Productions with whom he partnered with on the acclaimed feature film ”Annihilation” and the Academy Award(R)-winning ”Ex Machina”. The pilot will be produced by FX Productions.
“Devs is a captivating series from Alex Garland, building on his track record of groundbreaking work that challenges our notion of humanity amid the seemingly boundless promise of technology,” said Schrier. “We’re all the more thrilled that Alex will direct and executive produce with our partners at DNA TV and Scott Rudin Productions.”
In ”Devs”, a young computer engineer, Lily, investigates the secretive development division of her employer, a cutting-edge tech company based in San Francisco, which she believes is behind the disappearance of her boyfriend.
”Devs” was developed under the overall television production deal that Garland signed with FX Productions in July.