Lost‘s director Jack Bender is gonna get off the island for awhile and visit Detroit for the ABC show The Prince of Motor City. Mr. Bender has a long resume of directing and an execuitve production credit on Dirty Sexy Money, HBO’s creepfest Carnivale and Alias. So he’ll be in familiar territory directing this pilot about a “gothic” family deep in the Detroit auto business. According to Variety, the hour-long show will have Hamlet undertones. Paging Dr. Freud!
Project, set to start shooting at the end of June, is a gothic family sudser set in the world of Detroit’s auto business.