FX Lifts '4 Oz.' with 'Nip/Tuck' Creator
The cable network has ordered a pilot episode for "4 Oz.," a drama about a man who realizes he'd rather live as a woman and the transformation he undergoes. FX has also asked for three additional scripts, the showbiz trade papers report.
Brad Falchuk, who's written a number of "Nip/Tuck" episodes, and Murphy penned the pilot together. Murphy will also direct the pilot and executive produce with
The show is the first product of an eight-figure development deal Murphy signed with FX and its
It's also undergone some tweaks since Murphy's original pitch. He sold the show as being about a sportswriter -- a premise that's currently playing out in real life with
"Nip/Tuck" has touched on transgender issues before;