Action director John Woo and his production company, Lion Rock Productions,
have signed a one-year development deal with Twentieth Century Fox Television
and Regency Television.
The deal calls for Woo to create, develop and produce dramatic TV-series
Woo is the latest film director to lend his talents to television, joining
such directors and producers as Pearl Harbor's Jerry Bruckheimer (CBS'
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation) and Charlie's Angels' McG (Fox's Fastlane).
Both Twentieth and Regency reside on the Fox lot, but Regency is 50
percent-owned by Fox Television Studios and New Regency Enterprises, while
Twentieth is wholly owned by News Corp.