Chris & Paul Weitz sign deal with Fox TV Studios
It looks like New Moon director Chris Weitz and brother Paul have signed a first-look deal for a cable series with Fox TV. From Deadline:
EXCLUSIVE: Paul and Chris Weitz have signed a first-look deal for cable series with Fox TV Studios. Given the fact that the duo’s biggest feature success has come with the R-rated American Piefranchise, cable would seem like a good fit for them. The Weitz brothers have previously been involved in 4 series, all on the broadcast side, most recently serving as executive producers on the Fox drama Lone Star. On the feature side, WME-repped Paul and Chris Weitz, who landed an Oscar nomination for co-writing About A Boy, are executive produing the upcoming fourquel American Pie: Reunion. Paul Weitz recently wrote and directed the upcoming Being Flynn starring Robert De Niro and Julianne Moore, while the Chris Weitz-directed A Better Life has been getting awards attention for actor Demian Bichir.
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