EXCLUSIVE: Callie Khouri has signed with UTA. Khouri, who won the Oscar for her first script Thelma & Louise, is the creator, writer, director and executive producer of the ABC drama Nashville. The Lionsgate TV series, which stars Connie Britton and Hayden Panetierre, is currently in production on its fourth season.

Khouri, who made her feature directing debut on Divine Secrets Of The Ya-Ya Sisterhood and followed with Mad Money, had been repped by CAA.

She continues to be represented by attorney Alan Wertheimer.