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Directors: Amiel, Bean, Perkins, Lindholm

By Garth Franklin Wednesday September 18th 2013 09:14AM

Deliverance Creek
Jon Amiel ("The Core," "The Borgias") is set to direct the pilot for Lifetime's "Deliverance Creek," a series created by author Nicholas Sparks. The story is set at the end of the Civil War in a town run by a corrupt bank. Belle Barlowe is a woman who is forced to become an outlaw as she attempts to defend her family’s land by any means necessary. [Source: The Live Feed]

Ninjago
Charlie Bean (Disney XD's "Tron: Uprising") has been hired to direct the film adaptation of the popular Lego toy line "Ninjago" for Warner Bros. Pictures. Dan Hageman and Kevin Hageman are penning the script which sees ninjas, samurais, and senseis fight side-by-side against dragons, snake men, and an evil warlord banished to an underworld. [Source: Heat Vision]

February
Osgood "Oz" Perkins is set to direct the thriller "February" from his own script at Revolver Picture Company and Unbroken Pictures. Set at an all-girls boarding school, the story follows two women bound together by a series of sinister events. [Source: THR]

The War
Danish director Tobias Lindholm ("A Hijacking") is next set to make "The War" (Krigen) which deals with military action in Afghanistan. Pilou Asbæk will play a soldier in the project which begins filming early next year. [Source: Screen Daily]

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