Danny Cannon has been hired to direct and executive produce the Fox drama pilot, The Cure.
The show, from Warner Bros. TV and Weed Road Productions, revolves around a group that cuts through the red tape of medical bureaucracy - often at their own peril - to get care to those who need it most, says the Hollywood Reporter.
In other TV news, Tony Goldwyn is set to direct the NBC untitled drama from Peter Blake/David Shore Productions. The show is a light drama with procedural elements centered on a female cop (Famke Janssen). Lawrence Trilling will also direct the untitled Rina Mimoun project for ABC and TBTV; the show revolves around a family of Southern lawyers.
In pilot pickup news, ABC has picked up the comedy, Nice Girls Don't Get the Corner Office from Joshua Sternin and Jeffrey Ventimilia from 20th Century TV and Imagine TV; it's based on the Lois P. Frankel book. The show chronicles the struggles of a 'nice girl' to make it in the cutthroat corporate world.
The network also picked up the untitled Sachs/Judah comedy from Touchstone TV; it revolves around co-workers and friends in a top law firm who also are competing with one another to make partner.