'Brothers & Sisters' director boards 'Gate'

Michael Morris making feature debut with Summit thriller

Michael Morris is jumping on "Golden Gate," a Summit thriller that will be the feature directorial debut of the British stage director-turned-Hollywood TV helmer.

In the vein of "Strangers on a Train" and "Single White Female," the Charles Bohl-penned script follows a female track star who has distanced herself from her past bad behavior and makes a new best friend without realizing the woman is crazy and framing her for murder.

Craig Zadan and Neil Meron are producing via their A Zadan/Meron Production banner along with Alison Rosenzweig, who produced via the Gaeta/Rosenzweig Films banner.

Michael Gaeta will executive produce via Gaeta/Rosenzweig Films along with Travis Knox.

From 1997-2001, Morris was a member of the board of the Old Vic. At 23, he became the youngest-ever director of a theater in London's West End. His theater credits include "Proof," "Lips Together, Teeth Apart," "Compromise" and "Dedication, or the Stuff of Dreams."

Morris was courted Stateside, landing on ABC's "Brothers & Sisters," where he rose through the ranks to executive producer/director.

He is repped by Gersh.
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