‘Watchmen’: Nicole Kassell To Direct HBO Pilot From Damon Lindelof

Deadline | 1/30/2018 | Nellie Andreeva
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The Leftovers showrunner Damon Lindelof has tapped one of the series’ episodic directors, Nicole Kassell, to helm the pilot for his high-profile followup drama project at HBO, Watchmen.

The pilot was written by Lindelof based on Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons’ iconic limited comic series, which is considered a dark satirical and dystopian take on the superhero genre.

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Lindelof and Kassell will executive produce the pilot. The project, from Lindelof’s White Rabbit in association with Warner Bros. Television, also has received an order for backup scripts.

Kassell’s two Leftovers episodes, the season 2 “No Room at the Inn” and season 3 “It’s A Matt, Matt, Matt, Matt World,” both have been lauded by critics.

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This is Kassell’s second pilot directing job after TNT’s Claws — also from Warner Bros. — and one of the highest-profile premium...
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