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Starz Developing Eighties-Set FBI Porn Drama

HOLLYWOOD, CA - OCTOBER 13:  Actor Owen Wilson arrives at the premiere of Relativity Media's "Free Birds" at the Westwood Village Theatre on October 13, 2013 in Hollywood, California.  (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Relativity Media)

Starz is developing an hour-long Reagan-era porn drama from executive producer Owen Wilson, the network announced today. It's basically a prestige-drama Mad Libs at this point, folks! Take a historical time period, a scandalous industry, throw in a marquee name, and bam — you've got yourself a cable show. WonderWorld is about two by-the-book FBI agents who infiltrate the Mob-controlled pornography industry at enormous personal cost. Wilson will be an executive producer, not an actor, and Law & Order: Criminal Intent co-creator Rene Balcer will serve as showrunner. Maybe they can share wigs and sweaters with The Americans.

Photo: Alberto E. Rodriguez/2013 Getty Images