AMC’s ‘Halt and Catch Fire,’ FX ‘Tyrant’ Renewed for Third Seasons

by Kevin Fitzpatrick 5 days ago
The age of “Peak TV” (yes, we’re sick of that phrase too) leaves any number of compelling dramas in the dust, even after lavish critical praise. Thankfully, AMC computer drama Halt and Catch Fire has eked its way to a third season in 2016, joined by FX Middle East thriller Tyrant. Which … you know. Sure.

FX's 'Tyrant' Reveals First Trailers: "Just Promise Me We'll Come Back!"

by Kevin Fitzpatrick May 22, 2014 @ 8:44 PM
We've been anxious for a look at FX's forthcoming Middle Eastern drama 'Tyrant' before its summer debut, at least one less cryptic than the initial desert combing, and at last the network has delivered.. Check out the first real trailers for FX's buzzy new drama from the 'Homeland' producers, and get lost in the dangerous world of 'Tyrant'!

FX Sets Summer Premieres of 'The Strain,' 'The Bridge' Season 2, Final 'Wilfred' and More

by Kevin Fitzpatrick May 16, 2014 @ 2:43 PM
All spring long FX has teased us with cryptic spots for Guillermo del Toro vampire drama 'The Strain,' as well as the 'Homeland'-esque 'Tyrant,' but even without a full trailer, the cable network has good news. Find out exactly when FX and FXX will roll out its summer premieres, including 'The Strain,' 'Tyrant,' 'The Bridge' season 2, the final episodes of 'Wilfred,' and new comedies 'Married' and 'You're the Worst' right now!

FX's 'Tyrant' Trailer: 'Homeland' Producer Drama Combs the Desert in Cryptic First Promo

by Kevin Fitzpatrick April 15, 2014 @ 6:48 PM
Much like last week's 'Justified' season 5 finale, a number of eyes will be on FX tonight for the Coen brothers-adapted premiere of 'Fargo,' so what better time to preview some summer wares? The first teaser-trailer for FX's 'Homeland'-produced Middle Eastern drama 'Tyrant' has arrived, but what does the cryptic desert promo reveal about the buzzworthy new drama?

FX Middle Eastern Drama 'Tyrant' Ordered to Series from 'Homeland' Producers

by Kevin Fitzpatrick December 11, 2013 @ 6:01 PM
FX's 'Sons of Anarchy' may have taken one step closer to the grave with last night's season 6 finale "A Mother's Work," but the cable network has already taken steps to ensure its own buzzworthy future. Highly-sought Middle Eastern drama 'Tyrant' has been given an official series order, to debut in summer 2014.

FX's 'Tyrant' Casts Adam Rayner in the Lead, No More 'The Saint'?

by Kevin Fitzpatrick August 15, 2013 @ 3:42 PM
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FX's buzzworthy upcoming drama 'Tyrant' has made a few strong pushes in its casting thus far, but has finally elected its leader. UK actor Adam Rayner nabbed the main lead, the head of a family that finds itself embroiled in Middle Eastern politics, though Rayner's casting will likely take precedence over the actor's starring role in the proposed 'Saint' reboot.

FX 'Homeland' Thriller 'Tyrant' Adds 'Mob Doctor' Jordana Spiro

by Kevin Fitzpatrick August 7, 2013 @ 8:15 PM
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Yesterday brought the most recognizable casting yet for FX's forthcoming Middle Eastern thriller pilot 'Tyrant' in 'Weeds' star Justin Kirk, and today another TV-friendly face has joined the buzzworthy new series. Former 'My Boys' and brief 'Mob Doctor' star Jordana Spiro has been announced to join the cast in a role opposite Kirk, but as whom?

'Weeds' Justin Kirk Joins FX Drama 'Tyrant' From 'Homeland' Creators

by Kevin Fitzpatrick August 6, 2013 @ 8:45 PM
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For some time we've been hearing about 'Homeland' showrunner Howard Gordon's buzzworthy new FX drama pilot 'Tyrant,' initially set to be directed by Ang Lee until the 'Life of Pi' helmer bowed out for 'Harry Potter' vet David Yates, but now the Middle Eastern thriller has smoked out its most recognizable casting yet. 'Weeds' toker and 'Animal Practice' doc Justin Kirk has been added to the pilot in a major role, but as whom?

FX's 'Tyrant': Middle Eastern Drama From 'Homeland' Producers Casts First Leads

by Kevin Fitzpatrick July 25, 2013 @ 4:32 PM
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FX's buzzworthy Middle Eastern drama 'Tyrant' made a few waves recently when acclaimed 'Life of Pi' director Ang Lee dropped out of helming the pilot, only to be replaced with David Yates of the 'Harry Potter' franchise, but now some casting news has finally emerged from the series. Actors Mehdi Dehbi and Moran Atias ('Crash,' 'White Collar') have joined the series in regular roles, but what do they reveal about the 'Tyrant' story?

FX's 'Tyrant': 'Harry Potter' Director David Yates Steps in for Ang Lee

by Kevin Fitzpatrick June 12, 2013 @ 11:45 PM
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Though yet to film, FX's upcoming terrorism pilot 'Tyrant' had already attained a significant amount of buzz even prior to hiring 'Life of Pi' director Ang Lee to helm the pilot. Lee ultimately dropped out, but now 'Harry Potter' director David Yates has stepped in to guide the hotly-anticipated series by directing its pilot episode.