It was announced today by John Landgraf, CEO of FX Networks and FX Productions, that the network has ordered the limited series Devs; FX had previously ordered a pilot for the tech-based series. FX also announced the cast of Devs: Sonoya Mizuno, Nick Offerman, Jin Ha, Zach Grenier, Stephen McKinley Henderson, Cailee Spaeny and Alison Pill. The eight-episode limited series Devs, with Garland directing each episode, will premiere on FX in 2019. Cailee Spaeny will play “Lyndon,” a young, brilliant, and stubborn employee who works in Amaya’s secret development division.
In Devs, a young computer engineer, Lily Chan, investigates the secretive development division of her employer, a cutting-edge tech company based in San Francisco, who she believes are behind the murder of her boyfriend.
Garland will Executive Produce Devs along with Andrew Macdonald and Allon Reich of DNA TV, Eli Bush and Scott Rudin with whom he partnered with on the acclaimed feature film Annihilation and the Academy Award-winning Ex Machina. The series will be produced by FX Productions.