DirecTV goes Full Circle

US satellite broadcaster DirecTV has ordered its second original drama series.



Full Circle, from screenwriter Neil LaBute in his television debut, examines the human condition and relationships through a series of conversations between 11 people whose lives are unknowingly intertwined.

The ten-part series will be exective produced by Nick Hamm for Momentum TV, part of Momentum Entertainment Group. LaBute will write and co-executive produce.

Full Circle, which will be distributed by FremantleMedia International, enters production in early summer and will broadcast on DirecTV’s Audience Network this fall.

DirecTV’s first original drama was Rogue, which debuted earlier this month on Audience.

Starring Thandie Newton, it tells the story of a morally and emotionally-conflicted undercover detective who is tormented by the possibility that her own actions contributed to her son’s death.

It is executive produced by Nick Hamm for Greenroom Entertainment, John Morayniss and Michael Rosenberg for Entertainment One and Steven Marrs from Momentum Entertainment Group. Entertainment One is handling international distribution.

Series creator Matthew Parkhill is a writer and supervising producer.



Source: DirecTV