Sunday, January 1, 2017

Amazon - Projects in Development


(W: Writer, D: Director, EP: Executive Producer, Co-EP: Co-Executive Producer, P: Producer, SR: Showrunner)

ORDERED TO PILOT

THE CLIMB
  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: In an age where the "curation of self" has surpassed baseball as the national pastime, two best friends (Kilpatrick) stuck in the same dead-end job search for fulfillment by becoming Internet famous, though moxie is their only discernible talent.
  • Cast: Diarra Kilpatrick 
  • Team: W/EP Diarra Kilpatrick; EP Christina Lee, Mark Gordon, Nick Pepper
  • Studio: Amazon Studios, The Mark Gordon Company
  • Notes:

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: New York City cabaret sensation Karen Best (Everett) is a big girl with a big personality and a big love of Chardonnay, which occasionally, causes her to make some big mistakes with men. But the biggest thing about Karen is her big heart, which she uses to excel at her job as a counselor at a group home for young adults with Down syndrome. And sometimes, Karen's need to stand up for all the little people in life manifests into a fantasy rock music number, where we discover she also has a big and beautiful voice.
  • Cast: Bridget Everett 
  • Team: W/EP/SR Michael Patrick King; W/EP/D Bobcat Goldthwait; W/Co-EP Bridget Everett
  • Studio: Amazon Studios, Warner Bros. Television, MPK Productions
  • Notes:

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: Aunt Bernie (Close) is a meek, working-class woman who dies tragically in a home invasion in her Rust Belt subsidized housing complex called Sea Oak. Compelled by sheer force of dissatisfaction, she comes back from the dead full of rage and determined to get the life she never had.
  • Cast: Glenn Close, Rae Gray, Jack Quaid 
  • Team: W/EP George Saunders; SR/EP Evan Dunsky; EP Jonathan Krauss; Co-EP Kier McFarlane, Lael Smith; D/EP Hiro Murai
  • Studio: Amazon Studios
  • Notes:

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Set in pre-revolutionary Cuba, the Tropicana nightclub is the intersection of entertainers, the mob, Batista loyalists, Castro revolutionaries and the American CIA.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Josh Goldin, Rachel Abramowitz; EP Andrea Simon
  • Studio: Amazon Studios
  • Notes: