NBC Orders ‘Aquarius’ With David Duchovny

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Award winning actor David Duchovny will star in the NBC series Aquarius. NBC has placed a 13-episode straight-to-series order that will go for the drama that will see the ‘Californication’ star as a Los Angeles police sergeant who tracks a young Charles Manson.

Jennifer Salke, the President of NBC Entertainment, commented on the series pick-up and its star. “Event series are a big priority for us, and the combination of a show that charts the lead-up to the Manson murders, along with a television star of the magnitude of David Duchovny, is the very definition of an event. We’re thrilled to be working with these talented producers, including Marty Adelstein and creator John McNamara, to present something truly original.”

Robert Greenblatt, the Chairman of NBC Entertainment, also issued a statement on the new thriller. “After being involved in the production of both ‘The X-Files’ and ‘Californication,’ it gives me great pleasure to work with David Duchovny for the third time on this compelling drama. I’m especially pleased that he wanted to come to NBC where I know there is a big audience waiting to see him.” With David Duchovny adding, “I’m thrilled to be working with Bob Greenblatt again and coming back to broadcast television. I think ‘Aquarius’ has a chance to be a special show and I can’t wait to get going.”

Series writer John McNamara (In Plain Sight) will executive produce along with Duchovny, Marty Adelstein (Last Man Standing) and Melanie Greene.