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'Boys Don't Cry' Director Signs TV Deal Deadline

The director of the acclaimed 1999 feature film "Boys Don't Cry" has signed a deal with a major television studio. Deadline.com reports that ABC Studios signed filmmaker Kimberly Peirce to a first-look deal.

Under the deal, Peirce will direct and produced scripted television projects for network and cable, the story reports.

Peirce’s only previous television job was directing an episode of Showtime’s “The L Word," the report notes. She’s also the director of this year’s “Carrie” remake.

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