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Brett Ratner to Direct Pilot for Fox

Feb 06, 2012 | 3:58pm EST

Brett RatnerMovie director Brett Ratner will take a step down to the small screen to helm the pilot episode of an upcoming Fox thriller.

Ratner, who previously directed the pilot episode of Prison Break for the same network in 2005, will also produce the series, from The Playboy Club and Bones writer/producer Karyn Usher.

The untitled show is about a teenaged girl who follows in her father's footsteps to become a CIA operative -- and meets a mysterious man along the way..

Ratner is a few months removed from the Academy Awards debacle that saw him quit as producer of the ceremony's telecast after using a gay slur.

Source: Deadline

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