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Craig Zisk Among ABC Pilot Directors

Ted Wass will helm a pair of comedies as the Disney-owned network finalizes its pilot directors.

Craig Zisk Headshot - P 2012
Craig Zisk

ABC is rounding out its pilot directors.

Craig Zisk (United States of Tara) has been tapped to helm the network's untitled Kari Lizer project, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. He's repped by UTA, Brillstein Entertainment Partners and Morris Yorn.

In addition, the network has also tapped the following pilot directors:

Beth McCarthy-Miller (House of Lies, Up All Night) will helm its Judy Greer comedy American Judy. She's repped by CAA.

Ted Wass (2 Broke Girls, Rules of Engagement) will direct the Stephnie Weir comedy Counter Culture as well as the John Leguizamo comedy Only Fools and Horses. He's repped by ICM and Myman Abel.

Julie Anne Robinson (Suburgatory, Pan Am) will helm How to Live With Your Parents for the Rest of Your Life, starring Sarah Chalke and Jon Dore. She's with UTA.

John Pasquin (Last Man Standing) will direct the network's Reba McEntire comedy Malibu Country. He's with ICM and UTA.

Luke Greenfield (Aliens in America) will helm Prairie Dogs, which stars Kal Penn and Dan Fogler. He's repped by CAA and Behr & Abramson.

Mark Pellington (Cold Case, Homicide: Life on the Street) will direct Penoza, the drama from Twilight's Melissa Rosenberg that stars Lee Tergesen. He's with UTA, 3 Arts and Gang Tyre.

Pierre Morel (Pursuit) will helm spy thriller drama Zero Hour, from writer/EP Paul Scheuring. He's with CAA, Sentient Entertainment, Hansen Jacobson.

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