kimberlypeirceEXCLUSIVE: Filmmaker Kimberly Peirce, director of this year’s Carrie reboot, has signed a first-look deal with ABC Studios. Under the pact, Peirce will direct and produce scripted television projects for network and cable. She may also direct ABC Studios pilots from other producers during the upcoming network pilot season. It would make the pilot directing debut of Peirce, whose only previous TV gig was directing an episode of Showtime’s The L Word. Peirce, repped by CAA and Jackoway Tyerman, burst onto the scene with her first feature, the 1999 Boys Don’t Cry, which she co-wrote and directed. Peirce also wrote and directed the 2008 feature Stop-Loss.

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