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Ang Lee excited about TV directing debut with 'Tyrant'

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Oscar-winning Taiwanese-American director Ang Lee said Thursday he is excited to be working on his first TV project "Tyrant", but dismissed reports he would stay away from movies to focus on television. 

Oscar-winning director Ang Lee listens during a press conference in Taipei on May 9, 2013. Lee said Thursday he is excited to be working on his first TV project "Tyrant", but dismissed reports he would stay away from movies to focus on television.

"'Tyrant' is Middle East intrigue. The subject matter is touchy and pretty scary. I like scary, to scare myself... I am very excited about this project," Lee told a press conference.

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