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The producers of Homeland have sold a new drama pilot to FX. Tyrant - from Howard Gordon and Gideon Raff - will focus on an American family drawn into the troubles of a turbulent Middle Eastern nation. Craig Wright (Lost, Six Feet Under) will serve as showrunner if the project is picked up to series. "Tyrant is exactly the type of project we aim to do at Fox 21 - working with extremely talented writer/creators to create provocative material with big, breakout characters and themes," said Bert Salke, President of Fox 21. "This script has excited everyone who's read it and it's particularly gratifying (more) »

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