Emmy Rossum is set to make her directorial debut on Season 7 of “Shameless.” According to The Hollywood Reporter, the actress will be stepping behind the camera to helm the fourth episode in the upcoming season.
Rossum also stars on the Showtime series as Fiona Gallagher, the eldest child and family matriarch opposite William H. Macy, who portrays her father. Her episode is tentatively scheduled to air on Sunday, Oct. 23.
At the end of Season 6, Fiona and Sean (Dermot Mulroney) were on their way to get married until Frank (Macy) arrived and revealed that Sean was still using heroin. After he finally admitted his drug use, Sean left to fight for custody of his son. Things took a turn for the worse when Frank was kidnapped and thrown in the freezing Chicago River.
Showtime moved the show from spring to fall, giving fans two seasons in the same calendar year. Season 7 of the John Wells series is scheduled to return on Sunday, Oct. 2.