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Ang Lee walks away from debut TV project

May 20, 2013 | 11:39pm EDT

Director Ang Lee has dropped out of his TV directorial debut. The filmmaker signed on to helm a pilot for Tyrant, the story of an American family pulled into a Middle Eastern conflict, on the back of his success with Oscar-winning movie The Life of Pi. However, Lee has decided to quit the project, amid reports suggesting he is planning to take a break from his hectic schedule. He is currently sitting on the jury at the Cannes Film Festival in France.

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