Paramount Network has ordered a ten-episode first season of Sexy Beast, a series adaptation based on the award-winning 2000 feature film.
The series tells the origin story of Gal Dove, a brilliant thief who finds himself descending into the seductive madness of the London criminal world during the vibrant and volatile 1990s. Michael Caleo (The Sopranos) is set to write and executive produce.
Karyn Kusama (Destroyer) is directing and executive producing through her company, Familystyle, which is also comprised of Matt Manfredi and Phil Hay (Destroyer), who will also serve as executive producers on the show. Also serving as EPs are Louis Mellis and David Scinto, the original screenwriters of the film Sexy Beast. Paramount Television and Anonymous Content are working on the project.