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David Mamet Developing a Miniseries for Fox

LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 22:  Actor David Mamet and Rebecca Pidgeon arrive at the 65th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on September 22, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

David Mamet is working on a miniseries for Fox, Variety reports. He's signed a deal to develop a seven-part limited series based on the seven deadly sins, and he would write at least three episodes, including writing and directing the first installment. There are no firm plot details yet, but apparently "the themes invoked by the seven deadly sins will serve as a backdrop of a series of interconnected stories [that] reflect on the human condition," which is both encouraging (sounds cool!) and confusing (but not at all like something that would air on Fox!).

Photo: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images