20th Century Fox TV Signs 'Zombieland' Director to Pod Deal TheWrap
20th Century Fox Television has signed "Zombieland" director Ruben Fleischer to an overall pod deal, which will allow him to develop, direct and executive produce comedy and drama projects, reports TheWrap.com.
Fleischer will also create a production company based at Fox as part of the two-year agreement. He recently finished directing and executive producing the film "Gangster Squad," which will be released Sept. 7 and stars Sean Penn and Ryan Gosling.
Fleischer started in television by directing segments for "Jimmy Kimmel Live," the story says.