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Actor Billy Porter to direct episode of 'Accused'

Actor Billy Porter to direct episode of Accused
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Los Angeles: Emmy-winning actor-writer Billy Porter is set to direct an episode of Fox's upcoming anthology drama series "Accused".

According to Variety, the show is based on the 2010 BBC series of the same name.

It is set in a courtroom, with viewers having no knowledge of what the defendant is accused of or why they are there. Each episode will feature a different cast, exploring each defendant's point of view through flashbacks as viewers learn how they ended up on trial.

As per Sony Pictures, the episode to be directed by Porter will tell the story of a drag queen's whirlwind affair that leads to devastating consequences".

Accused is developed by Howard Gordon. He is also executive producing along with Alex Gansa and David Shore.

Sony Pictures Television and Fox Entertainment are co-producing the series in addition to Glenn Geller, Erin Gunn and All3Media America's Jacob Cohen-Holmes, as well as Jimmy McGovern, Sita Williams, Roxy Spencer and Louise Pedersen for All3Media International.

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