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Lara Shapiro is a writer in television and film with multiple projects in development. Her work as a writer includes the FX drama The Americans, the EPIX spy drama Berlin Station, and the YouTube Premium drama Impulse and pilots for Bad Robot, Tomorrow Studios and Sony TV.

Television Writing

STICKY FINGERS (in development)

A drama pilot adaptation of a best selling memoir for BAD ROBOT. Created and written by Lara Shapiro, 2021.

QUIET REBEL (in development)

A drama pilot for the limited series RULEBREAKER. Created and written by Lara Shapiro, 2021. SONY TV and EMJAG PRODUCTIONS.

UNDERCOVER (in development)

A drama series pitch for TOMORROW STUDIOS. Created and written by Lara Shapiro, 2019.

THE AMERICANS

Writer, “Walter Taffet, ” episode 7, season 3, directed by Noah Emmerich.
Staff Writer, Season 3 of the FX drama THE AMERICANS, created by Joe Weisberg and starring Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys.

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Berlin Station S2 E5 Written by Lara Shapiro

BERLIN STATION

Writer, “Right of Way”, episode 5, season 2, directed by Bronwen Hughes.
Story editor season 2

IMPULSE, Lara Shapiro; Writer, Editor (psoter for season two)

IMPULSE

Writer, “The End Of The World”, Episode 7, Season 2. Executive Story Editor, Season 2

Talking Book Written by Lara Shapiro

TALKING BOOK

Writer.
Logline: A divorced suburban housewife, an eccentric genius inventor, and musician Stevie Wonder create an unlikely partnership in an attempt to save a revolutionary new technology from failure.

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Directing

ROYAL PAINS

Director, Scenes 8 minutes

LABOR PAINS

Director, Scenes 4 minutes

VERIZON WIRELESS with Kevin Hart

Director, Scenes 60 sec