A Director Moves To Castle Rock

Posted: July 13, 2017, 06:43
Castle Rock has it's director. According to Deadline Michael Uppendahl has been set to direct the pilot.

Prolific TV episodic director Michael Uppendahl (American Horror Story, Mad Men) has landed his first pilot gig. Uppendahl has been tapped to helm the first episode of Hulu’s upcoming psychological-horror straight-to-series drama Castle Rock, from J.J. Abrams and Stephen King. Uppendahl also will be a co-executive producer on the series, which hails from Abrams’ Bad Robot and Warner Bros. TV, serving as the show’s producing director.

Helming a pilot or a first episode is the top directing assignment in television because it sets the visual style and tone of a series.

Thanks to Ami Sandler