HBO Goes for a Series Set in the Future…in Belgium?

…Wow. We can hardly wait to see a series set in Belgium, known for its…it’s…wait, wait, we got one: Known for Tintin! Yeah, we can’t wait to see Tintin’s home the way it’ll look tomorrow:

Deadline.Com says one of these guys is Michael R. Roskam, creator of this show. But not which one. Ouch.

HBO Orders ‘Buda Bridge’ Pilot Script From ‘Bullhead’ Helmer Michael Roskam; Michael Mann And Mark Johnson Exec Produce – by Mike Fleming

Michael R. Roskam, who got a Best Foreign-Language Film Oscar nomination last year for his Belgian film Bullhead, is at the center of a new HBO pilot script order, one which teams him with Michael Mann and Breaking Bad executive producer Mark Johnson. HBO has ordered a pilot script for a drama titled Buda Bridge, a Belgian-set crime story that takes place in Brussels in the near future. It unfolds when a woman is found dead on Buda Bridge, which leads to a series of violent crimes and strange science that bring mayhem to the dark capital of the European state. read article