Connie Britton

Connie Britton's first post-Friday Night Lights project may be just around the corner.

Britton and Academy Award-nominated director David O. Russell are developing a drama in which she would star for FX, the network confirms. Details on the project are scarce, and a deal for a script has not yet closed.

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This would be the first series project for Russell. He is Oscar-nominated this year for directing The Fighter, and his credits include the films Three Kings and I Heart Huckabees.

The news was first reported by TV Line.