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M. Night Shyamalan shooting spooky TV thriller with Matt Dillon

May 28, 2013 | 9:08am EDT

The Sixth Sense director M. Night Shyamalan has landed Matt Dillon and Melissa Leo for a spooky venture into TV. The moviemaker is teaming with the There's Something About Mary star for a new small screen series called Wayward Pines, about a secret service agent, played by Dillon, who heads to a strange town to investigate the disappearance of two federal agents. Oscar-winning actress Leo will join Dillon, playing a nurse in the TV thriller, which has been commissioned by executives at America's Fox network ahead of a planned 2014 broadcast date. Shyamalan will direct the show and act as executive producer.

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