Aaron Sorkin’s HBO drama pilot has tapped Greg Mottola to direct, reports Deadline.com.
The drama focuses on cable news anchor Will McAllister, with actor Jeff Daniels in negotiations for the part, the story notes. The drama takes a behind-the-scenes look at the cable news program.
Mottola had his film directing debut with the 1996 movie "The Daytrippers," which he also wrote. He has worked on TV shows such as "Arrested Development" and "The Comeback," then switched back to directing movies including "Superbad" and "Adventureland."