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HBO has ordered new drama Codes of Conduct, from 12 Years a Slave director and producer Steve McQueen, Deadline reports.

Co-written by McQueen and Matthew Michael Carnahan (World War Z), the six-episode limited series follows a young African American man (newcomer Devon Terrell) as he tries his hardest to break into New York's high society. His past, however, isn't exactly as it seems.

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Helena Bonham Carter, Rebecca Hall and Paul Dano also star in the project.

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