14 March 2013 11:30 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Mere weeks after winning the Academy Award, director Ang Lee has signed on for his next act: television. In a matter of months, the Life of Pi helmer will head to Morocco to direct the pilot for FX’s Tyrant, a drama project centered on unassuming American family drawn into the workings of a turbulent Middle Eastern nation from Homeland’s Howard Gordon, Gideon Raff and Lost’s Craig Wright. Though the offer was made before the Academy Awards --at that time, something of a pipe dream for the show’s producers-- Lee didn’t express interest until after the Feb. 24th awards show in which

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