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Adam Rayner, Jennifer Finnigan, Ashraf Barhom, Moran Atias, Noah Silver, Anne Winters, Fares Fares, Salim Daw, Justin Kirk, Jordana Spiro, Mehdi Dehbi, Alice Krige

'Tyrant' Gets Season 2 Order From FX

September 19, 2014 07:09:13

For being a steady performer, "" has been given a second season order. In its Thursday, September 18 announcement, FX said the Middle East drama from Howard Gordon had been renewed for a 13-episode season.

"We're so proud of Tyrant's performance throughout its first season,' said Nick Grad, one of FX's presidents of original programming. "Howard Gordon is one of the best and most successful producers in this business. His ability to combine intelligent, edge-of-your-seat storytelling with events from the current geopolitical climate is truly groundbreaking. We look forward to seeing how Tyrant grows in season two."

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David Yates Replaces Ang Lee to Direct FX's 'Tyrant'

June 13, 2013 11:06:32

FX has enlisted another notable filmmaker to handle its high-profile pilot, "". After two-time Oscar winner Ang Lee bowed out the project, David Yates is now tapped to direct the drama pilot.

"Tyrant" was supposed to be Lee's first foray into television, but the "Brokeback Mountain" helmer decided last month to withdraw from his commitment to direct the FX pilot because he needed some rest after making "". "Because I cannot give 100% to this exciting project at this time, I cannot allow myself to do anything that may affect the potential for this exciting new series," he explained.

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Ang Lee Bows Out of FX's Pilot 'Tyrant' to Take Some Rest

May 21, 2013 04:05:57

Ang Lee has to delay his television debut. After signing up to direct FX's pilot "" in March, the Academy Award's Best Director of 2005 and 2012 now announces that he pulls out of the project due to exhaustion.

"It is with disappointment that I must confirm I have withdrawn from my commitment to direct the upcoming FX pilot Tyrant," the 58-year-old filmmaker says in a statement. "It is one of the most brilliant ideas for a series that I've seen and one about which I was very excited."

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Ang Lee to Direct Drama Pilot 'Tyrant' From 'Homeland' Team

March 15, 2013 10:03:45

Ang Lee has snagged his first television gig, a month after getting Best Director prize for his work on "" at the Acamedy Awards. The Taiwanese-born American filmmaker is on board to helm FX's pilot "".

The drama project from "" producers Howard Gordon and Gideon Raff as well as "" writer Craig Wright revolves around an unassuming American family drawn into the workings of a turbulent Middle Eastern nation. Raff penned the script.

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