CW taps directors for pilots

Helmers set for 'Beautiful Life,' 'Body Politic,' 'Vampire Diaries'

In CW pilot directing news, Christian Duguay will take on "A Beautiful Life," Scott Winant will helm "Body Politic" and Marcos Siega has come aboard "Vampire Diaries."

"Life," from CBS Par and Katalyst, follows a group of young models living together in a co-ed residence in New York.

Veteran TV movie director Duguay most recently helmed Lifetime's "Coco Chanel."

"Politic," from CBS Par, is a look at D.C. politics through the eyes of optimistic young staffers, focusing on a young woman who moves to D.C. to work for a senator and the other eager up-and-comers she befriends.

Winant, an Emmy winner for "thirtysomething," most recently worked on HBO's "True Blood" and Showtime's "Californication."

"Diaries," from WBTV and Alloy, is based on the series of novels and centers on a tragic young heroine who is the object of passion for two vampire brothers, one good and one evil.

Siega's directing credits include "Dexter" and "Cold Case."
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