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Sean Furst said. “The lead guys are very manly men who are dealing with some new and awkward situations,” he added. “One third of married women earn more than their husbands — it’s the old model being upended,” Bryan Furst said. “We fell for it right away. Lionsgate Television is attached to produce the project. Studio recently signed the Fursts to an overall first-look deal (Daily Variety, Aug. 31). “Beta Males” is the second TV project pair has set up since inking with LGTV. Brothers are already at work with author Chris Offutt on potential HBO drama “Tough Trade,” about a fictional family-run music dynasty in Nashville. Fursts produced films “The Matador,” “Owning Mahowny” and “The Girl in the Park,” the upcoming directorial debut of playwright David Auburn.
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