Fox has picked up Deputy, a police drama starring Stephen Dorff, developed by Aquaman’s Will Beall and Suicide Squad’s David Ayer.
Deputy, an upcoming Fox TV police drama, is a modern-day Western offering that might evoke memories of the celebrated FX series, Justified. The police drama stars Stephen Dorff as an old-fashioned copper who’s been appointed to lead of one of the world’s largest constabulary organizations, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s department.
The drama, which hails at eOne and Fox Entertainment, arrives with some serious creative personnel, notably Will Beall, who wrote the screenplay to the 2018 smash hit, Aquaman, 2013’s Gangster Squad, as well as TV’s Castle and Training Day. Additionally, David Ayer steps in as director for the pilot, bringing experience from films like Suicide Squad, Fury and Bright. Beall and Ayer will also serve as executive producers, joined in that capacity by Chris Long.