Original series stars Chloe Sevigny
DirecTV’s newest original drama for its Audience Network, Chloe Sevigny starrer “Hit and Miss,” will premiere July 11.The drama, about a transgender woman who is a contract killer, will launch immediately after the premiere of the fifth and final season of “Damages.” It has a six-episode order for its inaugural season. Paul Abbott (“Shameless”) created “Hit and Miss,” the first original series commissioned by the U.K.’s Sky Atlantic. FremantleMedia Enterprises is distributing thanks to its first-look deal with co-producing shingle AbbottVision. Peter Wright, Jorden Bennie, Roma Christensen, Karla Crome, Reece Noi, Jonas Armstrong, Vincent Regan, Erin Shanagher, Jordan Hill, Ethan Griffin, Steve Money and Ben Crompton co-star.
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