(Joshua Gilmore STAFF WRITER)
If absence makes the heart grow fonder, get ready to reach a new level of fondness for Louis CK and his hit TV series “Louie”. FX has announced that the series will be on a temporary hiatus, so Louis CK can focus on upcoming project and there is no set time frame of the series return.
The loyal “Louie” viewers will remember that this series took two years off, between seasons 3 and 4, but this hiatus has no set end established. FX Executives are hopeful for a quick return, but wishes to give Louis as much time as he needs for his upcoming slate of projects.
In one of his upcoming projects, Louis CK will be returning to the world of movies and direct the upcoming “I’m A Cop”. This film will mark Louis first directorial work since 2001’s “Pootie Tang”
The small screen will not miss Louis CK for too long, as he will have his hands in 2 upcoming FX series. First, in a sort of “Louie” spin off, he will be working on “Better Things” with Pamela Adlon. Also, Louis will be working with Zach Galifianakis on the series “Baskets”