Ethan Hawke
(© Joseph Marzullo/WENN)
Ethan Hawke
(© Joseph Marzullo/WENN)
FOX has picked up the pilot for the drama Exit Strategy, which stars Ethan Hawke as the leader of a team of experts who help the CIA with extractions. Antoine Fuqua is set to direct the pilot.

Hawke is currently on stage in the New Group's Blood From a Stone. He received a Tony Award nomination for The Coast of Utopia and a Drama Desk Award nomination for The Winter's Tale. His other stage credits include Hurlyburly and Henry IV.

In addition, Hawke received an Academy Award nomination for his role in Training Day, which was directed by Fuqua, and for co-writing the screenplay for Before Sunset.