Allen Hughes To Direct Fox’s ‘Gang Related’ TV Series

Movies & TV

/ February 20, 2013

With Broken City now in the rear-view, director Allen Hughes just signed on to direct a new drama pilot for Fox TV. We have the details for you after the jump.

Written by Chris Morgan (Fast Five), Hughes hops aboard Gang Related, which will center on a gang member who is sent in to infiltrate the San Francisco Police Department and rises through the ranks. Caught with having to balance his obligations to his crime family with an increasing sense of loyalty to his new “family” — the SFPD’s Gang Task Force.

Allen Hughes will assume helming duties and is continuing his solo directing without his brother. His previous gig on the TV side included the USA series, Touching Evil, which he also executive produced.

His next feature is a remake of the 2005 Korean crime drama A Bittersweet Life for Fox and New Regency. Directed and written by the legendary Kim Ji-Woon, Bittersweetwent on to receive rave reviews from critics across the globe. According to Shadow and Act, Denzel Washington is rumored to star in the remake, although it is not certain if he’s still attached.

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