FX has given a pilot order for “The Answers.”
The one-hour drama is based on the novel of the same name. by Catherine Lacey. The story follows a young woman who, out of heartbreak embarks on a mysterious experiment that promises to ‘hack love.’ But after the program moves her to a private location with the other fellow female participants, she and her cohorts soon realize they’ve all been simultaneously dating the same man.
Kit Steinkellner is set to write and executive produce. Gillian Robespierre (“Obvious Child,” “Landline”) is attached to direct and executive produce the pilot.
Darren Aronofsky (“Kindred,” “One Strange Rock”) and Danny Strong (“Dopesick,” “Empire”) will also executive produce. Mandy Safavi will also executive produce for Danny Strong Productions, as will Ari Handel and Elizabeth Gesas for Aronofsky’s Protozoa Pictures.
20th Television is the studio.
If the pilot receives a series order, the show will stream on Hulu in the US and on Disney+ in many countries.