'Lost' creator JJ Abrams is to direct the pilot episode of his new TV espionage series 'Undercovers'.

The Hollywood Reporter says that it is the first pilot show Abrams has directed since the opening episode of 'Lost' in 2004.

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'Undercovers' is described as a cross between 'Mr & Mrs Smith' and 'The Bourne Identity'.