Friday Night Lights alum Jeffrey Reiner, who directed the pilot for Caprica, is back at Syfy as director and executive producer of the network’s pilot 12 Monkeys, written on spec by Terry Matalas and Travis Fickett based on the Terry Gilliam movie. Here are several other recent director hires:
Michael Trim (Orange Is The New Black) is set to direct VH1′s drama pilot Hindsight, from writer Emily Fox and Timberman/Beverly. Lifetime has tapped Danny Cannon (CSI) to direct its dystopian future drama pilot The Lottery, from Timothy J. Sexton, and Roger Kumble to helm Marti Noxon’s Unreal, set behind the scenes of a dating reality show. ABC Family’s mother-daughter comedy pilot Work Mom, starring Emily Rutherfurd, will be directed by Ted Wass, and Jay Chandrasekhar will helm Amazon comedy pilot The Outlaws.
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