FX’s drama series “The Old Man” starring Jeff Bridges has resumed production and is expected to premiere this summer on FX and the next day on Hulu.
Production on the series was temporarily halted while Bridges was undergoing cancer treatment for lymphoma.
According to Deadline, the series is based on the eponymous novel written by Thomas Perry, centers on Dan Chase, played by Bridges, who absconded from the CIA decades ago and has been living off the grid since. When an assassin arrives and tries to take Chase out, the old operative learns that to ensure his future he now must reconcile his past.
Cast also includes John Lithgow, Amy Brenneman, Alia Shawkat, Leem Lubany, EJ Bonilla and Gbenga Akinnagbe.
The series is executive produced by Warren Littlefield, Steinberg, Dan Shotz, Levine, Jeff Bridges, David Schiff and Jon Watts.
Watts twill direct the pilot.
The series is produced by 20th Television in association with The Littlefield Company.