Robert De Niro, Julianne Moore to headline David O. Russell TV drama

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Academy Award-winning actors Robert De Niro and Julianne Moore are attached to star in a potential TV series from American Hustle director David O. Russell.

Though few details are known about the project, our sister site Deadline reports that the drama is rumored to be a '90s-set cop thriller with the potential to run for either multiple seasons or as a limited series. While it is fully expected to earn a series order, it has not yet been pitched to any network or streaming outlet.

A small-screen venture for De Niro wouldn't be entirely unexpected. The Goodfellas actor has already completed production on HBO's Bernie Madoff biopic Wizard of Lies, and he was at one point attached to star in The Night Of (in the role that eventually went to John Turturro). He previously worked with Russell on the feature films Silver Linings Playbook and Joy.

Moore, who got her start on The Young and the Restless, went viral last fall after an appearance on truTV's Billy On the Street, and will soon reunite with Billy Eichner on an episode of Hulu's Difficult People. She also had a recurring role on 30 Rock.

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Julianne Moore plays a Danish professor in 'Maggie's Plan,' and she talks about the role at AOL BUILD on May 5, 2016. (Photo by Mike Pont/WireImage)
She's fearsome and funny in the role. (Photo by Mike Pont/WireImage)
Plus, she kills in clogs. (Photo by Mike Pont/WireImage)
Her character has a much softer, funnier side that Moore loved exploring. (Photo by Mike Pont/WireImage)
Ellen Page and Moore speak discussed their drama 'Freeheld' on September 28, 2015. (Photo by John Lamparski/Getty Images)
The film thoughtfully tackled the issue of domestic partner benefits. (Photo by Debra L Rothenberg/WireImage)
The role resonated with Moore. (Photo by Debra L Rothenberg/WireImage)
She's thoughtful while chatting up ''Freeheld.' (Photo by John Lamparski/Getty Images)
Here she is with Kristen Stewart on January 13, 2015, talking about 'Still Alice.' (Photo by Jenny Anderson/WireImage)
The role won Moore her Oscar. (Photo by Jenny Anderson/WireImage)
Moore and Stewart share a laugh. (Photo by D Dipasupil/FilmMagic)
The actress never takes a bad picture. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)
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