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FX has greenlit the limited series “Class of ’09”, a suspense thriller following a class of FBI agents set in a near future where the U.S. criminal justice system has been transformed by artificial intelligence. The logline: In “Class of ’09”, a group of FBI agents who graduated from Quantico in 2009 are reunited following the death of a mutual friend. Spanning three decades and told across three interweaving timelines, the series examines the nature of justice, humanity and the choices we make that ultimately define our lives and our legacy.
Starring Brian Tyree Henry and Kate Mara, the eight-episode “Class Of 09” is from executive producer/writer Tom Rob Smith (“The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story”, “London Spy”) and executive producers Nina Jacobson and Brad Simpson (“American Crime Story” , “Pose”). Nellie Reed (“Y: The Last Man”) is a producer.
“’Class of ’09′ brings together an incredible team of artists who have contributed to several of FX’s most distinctive and successful series from ‘American Crime Story’ and ‘Pose’ to ‘Atlanta’ and ‘A Teacher,’” said Gina Balian, President, Original Programming, FX.. “With a story from Tom Rob Smith, produced by Nina Jacobson and Brad Simpson and starring Brian Tyree Henry and Kate Mara, Class of ’09 is primed to reimagine the course of justice in this unique and timely thriller.”