Zach Galifianakis Louis CK FX

Project is first to come from Pig Newton overall deal with FX Prods.

FX has ordered a comedy series pilot from Zach Galifianakis, who will write and star in the project, produced through Louis C.K.’s Pig Newton banner.

There was no word on the concept of the pilot, the first to come from the overall deal that Pig Newton inked with FX Prods. last year.

Galifianakis will exec produce with Louis C.K., Blair Breard, Dave Becky, Andrea Pett-Joseph and Marc Gurvitz.

Galifianakis is represented by Brillstein Entertainment Partners.

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