10-Episode Drama from MGM Television Set to Begin Production This Fall
NEW YORK – August 28, 2018 – EPIX® has greenlit Our Lady, LTD, a 10-episode modern noir drama from MGM Television starring Academy Award® winner Sir Ben Kingsley. The series follows James, a young grifter, as he attempts to prey upon Pastor Byron Brown (Kingsley), who turns out to be far more dangerous than he suspects.
The series is expected to commence principal photography in Santa Fe, New Mexico this fall with an eye towards a 2019 premiere on EPIX.
Steve Conrad and Bruce Terris (Patriot) serve as executive producers and showrunners, with Steve Conrad directing six episodes. Joining Conrad and Terris as executive producers are Escape Artists’ Todd Black, Jason Blumenthal and Steve Tisch. The series will be produced by MGM Television and internationally distributed by MGM.
Our Lady, LTD joins a growing lineup of original programming on EPIX, which includes season two of Get Shorty (currently airing Sundays at 9pm) and The Contender (from MGM Television and executive producer Mark Burnett), which premiered August 24. For 2019, the network recently announced the series orders of dramas Godfather of Harlem (from executive producers Chris Brancato and Paul Eckstein, and Oscar® winner Forest Whitaker who will also star) and Pennyworth, an origin story about Batman’s best friend and butler, Alfred Pennyworth from Warner Horizon Television and DC Comics.
Kingsley is represented by CAA and Independent Talent.
Terris is represented by CAA, Original Artists, and attorney Melissa Rogal of Lichter, Grossman, Nichols, Adler & Feldman, Inc.
EPIX, an MGM company, is a premium pay television network, delivering the latest movie releases and biggest classic film franchises, plus original programming including series, documentaries, and comedy specials – all available on TV, on demand, online and across devices. Launched in October 2009, EPIX became profitable in its first year of existence and is now available nationwide to 70 million homes through cable, telco, satellite and emerging digital distribution platforms. A pioneer in the development and proliferation of “TV Everywhere,” EPIX was the first premium network to provide multi-platform access to its content online at EPIX.com and to launch on Xbox, PlayStation®, Android phones and tablets, and Roku® players. EPIX is also available across hundreds of consumer devices including Apple TV, iPhone and iPad, Amazon Fire TV, TiVo, Chromecast, and Android TV, delivering more movies than any other network with thousands of titles available for streaming. For more information about EPIX, go to www.EPIX.com. Follow EPIX on Twitter @EpixHd (http://www.twitter.com/EpixHD) and on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/EPIX), YouTube (http://youtube.com/EPIX), Instagram (http://instagram.com/EPIX) and Snapchat @EPIXTV.
About MGM Television
MGM Television is an award-winning, leading producer and global distributor of premium content for television and digital platforms, with distribution rights to original productions and a robust catalogue of television episodes and feature film titles including such premiere entertainment franchises as James Bond, Rocky, Stargate and The Hobbit trilogy. Current scripted and unscripted projects includeFargo (FX); Vikings (HISTORY); The Handmaid’s Tale (Hulu); Get Shorty (EPIX); Condor (AT&T AUDIENCE Network); The Voice (NBC); Survivor (CBS); Shark Tank (ABC); TKO: Total Knock Out (CBS); The Contender (EPIX); Beat Shazam (FOX); and Lucha Underground (The El Rey Network); and through its distribution entity, Orion TV Productions, the syndicated daytime courtroom series Lauren Lake’s Paternity Court and Couples Court with The Cutlers. In addition, MGM owns Evolution Media, producers of The Real Housewives of Orange County, The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, Vanderpump Rules, and Botched(E!); and Big Fish Entertainment, producers of A&E’s Live PD, the Black Ink Crew franchise for VH1, Live PD Presents: Women on Patrol for Lifetime and Hustle & Soul for WE TV. MGM’s television programming regularly airs in more than 100 countries worldwide. For more information, visit www.mgm.com.
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