According to The Hollywood Reporter, Minnie Driver has been tapped to star opposite Eddie Izzard in FX's drama pilot Lowlife. Carl Franklin has signed on to direct the pilot, which Fox TV Studios has come on board to co-produce with Maverick TV and FX.
Lowlife stars Izzard and Driver as Wayne and Dahlia, a husband-and-wife duo of traveling con artists who, along with their three kids, wander the country in a group of Irish Travelers who live off the grid. After Dahlia's release from prison, where she battled her drug addiction, the family decides to join the society and settle down in a suburban community. Playwright Dmitry Lipkin penned the script for the pilot, which is exec produced by Izzard, Lipkin and Maverick's Guy Oseary, Michael Rosenberg and Mark Morgan.