Just because HBO brought back then canceled The Brink, it doesn't mean that Aasiv Mandvi can't be successful on his own. In fact, the comedic actor is making a lateral move. The Daily Show correspondent is teaming up with Dave Holstein for a Showtime series. Deadline reports the show is called Fatwa -- the Islamic word for legal ruling by an expert in religious law -- and will follow Mandvi as a cartoonist who receives a death threat that jump stars his life. Both Holstein and Mandvi will write the script and executive produce.
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