10 September 2013 10:00 AM, PDT | EW - Inside TV | See recent EW.com - Inside TV news »

FX is developing a TV-series sequel to Bret Easton Ellis’ controversial modern classic American Psycho.

The novel told the story of a wealthy young investment banker in the late 1980s who moonlit as a serial killer. A film version starring Christian Bale was released in 2000. The FX version will be set years after the events in the book and star a Bateman in his 50s who takes on a new apprentice.

The official logline: “In the new drama series, iconic serial killer Patrick Bateman, now in his mid-50’s but as outrageous and lethal as ever, takes on a protégé »


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