'Counterpart' Creator Inks FX Overall Deal

FX Productions has signed Counterpart creator and Jungle Book screenwriter Justin Marks to an overall deal.

Under the pact, Marks will develop new content for FX. The deal comes several months after Starz canceled the critically acclaimed (but lightly watched) sci-fi drama Counterpart as part of its turn toward what it calls "premium female" programming.

"Justin is a true creative talent, and we feel fortunate to be his partners in supporting his vision of bold and ambitious storytelling," Gina Balian, president original programming at FX, said Thursday in a statement.

Said Marks, "From the moment I met FX a ...
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