HBO is officially getting into business with Steve McQueen.
The premium cabler has picked up the 12 Years A Slave helmer’s drama project Codes Of Conduct as a six episode limited series, TVWise has confirmed. It was originally developed as a fully-fledged drama project after being taken in at HBO close to two years ago.
Codes Of Conduct tells the story of Beverly Snow, a young and talented African American man as he rises through the ranks of high society in New York. Devon Terrell leads the cast as Beverly Snow. Paul Dano, Helena Bonham Carter and Rebecca Hall also star.
The drama is being penned by Steve McQueen and Matthew Michael Carnahan. The duo will also serve as executive producers alongside Russell Simmons, Iain Canning, Emile Sherman and Alan Poul. This marks the first TV project for McQueen, who is also set to direct all six episodes.
HBO’s pick up of Codes Of Conduct was first reported by Deadline.