Tradecraft: J.J. Abrams To Direct Spy Pilot?
According to The Hollywood Reporter, bigtime movie director J.J. Abrams hopes to return to TV to direct his first pilot since the Lost premiere in 2004, "schedule permitting." The show will be NBC's Undercovers, the previously announced married couple spy drama he's producing. Abrams also co-wrote the pilot. Needless to say, Abrams has a pretty good track record as a spy director. Among many other wonderful things, he directed Mission: Impossible III and the fantastic pilot for Alias.