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FX cancels 'The Riches'

British actor Eddie Izzard attends the National Movie Awards at Royal Festival Hall in London on September 8, 2008. (UPI Photo/Rune Hellestad)
British actor Eddie Izzard attends the "National Movie Awards" at Royal Festival Hall in London on September 8, 2008. (UPI Photo/Rune Hellestad) | License Photo

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 7 (UPI) -- FX has canceled its U.S. television drama, "The Riches," featuring British movie stars Minnie Driver and Eddie Izzard, Variety.com reported Tuesday.

The show about a family of con artists ran for two seasons.

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The entertainment industry trade newspaper said the network decided after two months of consideration to ax the series due to low ratings.

Izzard, a cross-dressing stand-up comedian, has appeared in the movies "The Cat's Meow," "Ocean's Twelve," "Ocean's Thirteen" and "My Super Ex-Girlfriend."

Driver is best known for her roles in "Circle of Friends," "Good Will Hunting," "Grosse Pointe Blank" and "The Phantom of the Opera."

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