Gus Van Sant, Lee Daniels and More to Direct Wgn America’s ’10 Commandments’

Gus Van Sant, Lee Daniels and More to Direct Wgn America’s ’10 Commandments’
Wgn America has lined up the roster of directors to take on its “10 Commandments” limited series project from the Weinstein Co.

Each set of the 10-episode scripted series will tell a different tale of drawn from the Biblical rule book, with a different filmmaker attached to each commandment episode. Creatives attached to the project as directors so far include: Gus Van Sant, Lee Daniels, Jim Sheridan, Wes Craven and Michael Cera.

Producers Bruce Cohen and Bob Weinstein are shepherding the series. Details on “Commandments” were to be unveiled by Wgn America topper Matt Cherniss Sunday during the cabler’s Television Critics Assn. press tour sesh in Pasadena.

“Each of these directors is acclaimed for their own unique brand of style and genre, so it’s clear that we can expect ten wildly different episodes from this series,” said Weinstein, who is co-chairman of TWC.

Craven added, “Working with Bob and
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