FX Developing ‘American Psycho’ Followup TV Series

FX Developing ‘American Psycho’ Followup TV Series
Serial killer Patrick Bateman is eying a return to pop culture, this time on TV.

FX and Lionsgate TV have partnered to develop a sequel TV series to “American Psycho,” the 2000 feature film that was based on Bret Easton Ellis’ 1991 novel of the same name. The pic was a breakout moment for star Christian Bale, and grossed over $34 million at the box office.

Lionsgate had previously stirred up “American Psycho” buzz when it announced in 2011 that it was planning a remake of the film for the big screen. The project, however, appears to have faded out of the running. The last sequel treatment that “American Psycho” saw was a direct-to-video release of “American Psycho 2,” which starred Mila Kunis and received mostly negative reviews.

The FX TV drama will center on iconic killer Patrick Bateman, now in his mid-50s but still just as outrageous and lethal as ever. Bateman
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