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A&E's pilot "Those Who Kill" starring Chloe Sevigny and James D'Arcy is nearing a series order at the cable network.

The show is based on a Danish series and tracks a police detective (Sevigny) and forensic profiler (D'Arcy) who track down serial killers. Joe Carnahan ("The Grey") directed the pilot, written by Glen Morgan ("The X-Files"). James Morrison ("24") and Kerry O'Malley ("Shameless") co-star.

The pilot was shot in Pittsburgh and the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette first reported the pending pick-up, noting production is expected to begin in August for a likely 2014 premiere.

"Those Who Kill" would be just the latest in a string of serial killer projects on the air including the recent arrival of Fox's "The Following," NBC's "Hannibal" and A&E's own spin on the genre "Bates Motel" (inspired by Alfred Hitchcock's "Psycho").

In an odd coincidence, D'Arcy recently played "Psycho" star Anthony Perkins in the feature film "Hitchcock. »

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