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DirecTV Orders Neil LaBute’s Television Debut

CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 14:  Director Neil LaBute poses at a photocall portrait session during the 64th Annual Cannes Film Festival at Majestic Hotel on May 14, 2011 in Cannes, France.  (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images)

Film director and playwright Neil LaBute (In the Company of Menreasons to be pretty, the remakes of The Wicker Man and Death at a Funeral) is set to see his series debut on DirecTV. The network has ordered ten episodes of Full Circle, which "examines the human condition and relationships through a series of conversations between eleven people whose lives, unbeknownst to them, are intertwined." LaBute wrote and will co-executive produce; the show will premiere this autumn.

Photo: Michael Buckner/2011 Getty Images