Lost director Jack Bender has signed on to direct ABC's drama pilot The Prince of Motor City.

According to Variety, the ABC Studios project is a gothic family sudser set in the world of Detroit's auto business. The hour-long project also contains Hamlet undertones.

Andie MacDowell, Piper Perabo, Aunjanue Ellis and Warren Christie are all set to star in The Prince of Motor City.

The project will start shooting at the end of June.