Jonathan Krisel is set to direct and executive produce Fox’s single-camera comedy pilot Ghosted from Tom Gormican. Written by Gormican (That Awkward Moment), Ghosted centers on a cynical skeptic (Craig Robinson), and a genius “true believer” in the paranormal (Adam Scott), who are recruited by the Bureau Underground to look into the rampant “unexplained” activity in Los Angeles – all while uncovering a larger mystery that could threaten the existence of the human race. Krisel is the co-creator/director/executive producer of FX’s Baskets and IFC’s Portlandia. He also was a director-executive producer on FXX’s Man Seeking Woman.
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Dean White has been tapped direct and executive produce The CW drama pilot Searchers, from WBTV and CBS TV Studios. Written by Jason Rothenberg, Searchers is about a group of unlikely heroes who find themselves on the journey of a lifetime. Ten years after the death of their parents, a pragmatic brother and free-spirited sister are forced to team up when they learn that their mother’s terrifying and bizarre stories might be a road map to discovering the great legends, myths and unexplainable mysteries of the world. White is a director/executive producer on the CW’s The 100 and directed episodes of Once Upon a Time. He’s repped by ICM Partners.
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