Aronofsky Helms HBO “Hobgoblin” Pilot

Darren Aronofsky is on board to direct HBO’s upcoming drama pilot “Hobgoblin” reports Variety.

The story follows a group of con men and magicians who use their skills of deception to help defeat Hitler and the Germans during WWII. Having passed on “The Wolverine”, this will likely be his first directing gig after the success of “Black Swan”.

“Wonder Boys” author Michael Chabon and his wife Ayelet Waldman penned the pilot.