Friedkin And Petersen To Team UpBy Rachel
May 26, 2007 - 6:05 AM
Director William Friedkin will be swinging by CSI: Crime Scene Investigation next season.
Friedkin has a resume that spans nearly five decades. His credits include The Exorcist, which came out in 1973; the 1997 remake of Twelve Angry Men and The Hunted, which starred Tommy Lee Jones and Benicio Del Toro. Friedkin's latest movie is Bug, a thriller starring Ashley Judd.
In 1985, Friedkin directed the movie To Live and Die in L.A.. One of the stars of the movie was William Petersen (CSI: Crime Scene Investigation's Gil Grissom). More than 20 years later, Friedkin and Petersen are teaming up again, this time on Petersen's home turf.
Friedkin will be directing an episode of CSI in season eight. This will put him in the company of other well-known directors that have worked in the franchise. Emilio Estevez directed two episodes of CSI: New York during season one ("The Closer" and "The Dove Commission"). Another familiar name is Quentin Tarantino, the man who helmed the season five finale of CSI, "Grave Danger."