FX has ordered Retreat, a new limited series from Brit Marling and Zal Batmanglij about an amateur sleuth as she attempts to solve a murder at a secluded retreat.
- Retreat, a new limited series, has been ordered by FX.
- The series is written by Brit Marling (The OA, Another Earth) and Zal Batmanglij (The OA, Sound of My Voice), both of whom will also serve as directors.
- Brit Marling will also play a key role in the series, although her exact role has not been revealed.
- Retreat “follows an amateur sleuth as she attempts to solve a murder at a secluded retreat.”
- Andrea Sperling (Transparent) joins Marling and Batmanglij as executive producer.
- Retreat is expected to debut on FX, with new episodes appearing on Hulu the next day. A release timeframe has not yet been announced.
- “Retreat is a mystery series with a new kind of detective at the helm — a gen Z amateur sleuth named Darby Hart. Darby and 11 other guests are invited by a reclusive billionaire to participate in a Retreat at a remote and dazzling location. When one of the other guests is found dead, Darby must fight to prove it was murder against a tide of competing interests and before the killer takes another life.”
What They’re Saying:
- Gina Balian, President, Original Programming: “Brit Marling and Zal Batmanglij have delivered a suspenseful story that updates the classic mystery genre with a bold new character for our times. We are thrilled that Brit and Zal and the rest of the creative team will bring this series to life with their unique points of view and care."
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