Figgis to direct ‘Law’ pilot

Leary will produce drama for Fox

Mike Figgis has signed on to direct “Canterbury’s Law,” the Denis Leary-produced drama pilot set up at Fox.

Helmer of pics such as “Leaving Las Vegas” and “Timecode” will make his pilot helming debut with “Law,” an hourlong drama about a female attorney.

Dave Erickson wrote the pilot and will exec produce with Leary and Jim Serpico via Sony Pictures Television and Apostle.

While Figgis hasn’t directed a pilot, he did helm an episode of “The Sopranos” three years ago. He also directed a segment of PBS documentary “The Blues.”

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