At the TCA 2021 Summer Press Tour, FX Chairman John Landgraf revealed that the network has passed on Fargo creator Noah Hawley’s miniseries Cat’s Cradle.

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What’s Happening:

  • Noah Hawley is free to shop his television miniseries based on Kurt Vonnegut’s novel Cat’s Cradle to other networks or streaming services.
  • The Fargo creator has a first right of refusal development deal with FX and Cat’s Cradle has been in development since 2015.
  • According to Deadline, Hawley had expressed concerns that the project would be too expensive for FX under Disney’s ownership.
  • The 1963 novel satirizes science, technology, religion and military force.
  • Noah Hawley is currently working on FX’s TV series Alien.