Sunday, January 1, 2017

FOX - Projects in Development

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


  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: A successful type-A man (Urie) and his estranged sister (Mumolo), plus her two children (Parker, Barth), find themselves not only back in each other's lives but also living under one roof.
  • Cast: Annie Mumolo, Michael UrieUrsula ParkerSawyer Barth (replacing Sloane Morgan Siegel), Miguel Pinzon, Sharif Atkins 
  • Team: W/Co-EP Jim Cashman, Mitch Silpa; EP Melissa McCarthy, Ben Falcone; D/EP Beth McCarthy-Miller
  • Studio: Warner Bros. Television
  • Notes:

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Every episode focuses on three challenging medical cases. In the end, two will live and one will die. Their doctor - with a clinical fear of death - never stops fighting the odds.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Neal Baer, Dawn DeNoon; EP Jessica Shulman; D Stephen Hopkins
  • Studio: 20th Century Fox Television, Baer Bones
  • Notes: Production pushed to off-cycle 

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: A group of U.S. soldiers find themselves trapped behind enemy lines. The multi-perspective narrative closely follows the soldiers on the ground, the officers and service men and women on a nearby aircraft carrier, along with intelligence officers in Washington, D.C., as they attempt to bring the heroes home safely and under the radar.
  • Cast: Marg HelgenbergerB.J. BrittColm FeoreGabriel Chavarria, Melia Kreiling, Willa Fitzgerald (1st position to Scream), Dylan Bruno, Benito Martinez (replacing Nestor Carbonell)
  • Team: W/EP Nikki Toscano; EP Marty Bowen, Wyck Godfrey, John Davis, John Fox; Co-EP Albert Page; D/EP McG
  • Studio: 20th Century Fox Television, Davis Entertainment, Temple Hill Entertainment
  • Notes:

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: A cynical skeptic (Robinson) and a genius "true believer" in the paranormal (Scott) are recruited by The Bureau Underground to look into the rampant "unexplained" activity in Los Angeles - all while uncovering a larger mystery that could threaten the existence of the human race.
  • Cast: Adam Scott, Craig Robinson, Ally WalkerEdi Patterson, Adeel Akhtar 
  • Team: W/EP Tom Gormican; SR/EP Kevin Etten; EP Adam Scott, Craig Robinson, Naomi Scott, Mark Schulman, Oly Obst; D/EP Jonathan Krisel 
  • Studio: 20th Century Fox Television, 3 Arts Entertainment, Getting Rad Productions
  • Notes:

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Two ordinary parents (Moyer, Acker) discover their children possess mutant powers. Forced to go on the run from a hostile government, the family joins up with an underground network of mutants and must fight to survive.
  • Cast: Stephen MoyerAmy AckerNatalie Alyn LindBlair RedfordJamie ChungSean TealeEmma DumontPercy Hynes WhiteCoby Bell 
  • Team: W/EP Matt Nix; EP Lauren Shuler Donner, Simon Kinberg, Jeph Loeb, Jim Chory; D/EP Bryan Singer
  • Studio: 20th Century Fox Television, Marvel Television
  • Notes: Formerly Untitled Matt Nix Project.

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: Set on the Friday night flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas and the returning flight on Sunday, a group of underdogs trying to find their place in the world share the same goal: to come back a winner in the casino of life.
  • Cast: Dylan McDermott, Olivia Macklin, Kim Matula 
  • Team: W/EP Lon Zimmet; EP Will Ferrell, Adam McKay, Chris Henchy; D/EP Steve Levitan
  • Studio: 20th Century Fox Television, Gary Sanchez Productions
  • Notes:

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: All it takes is one bad decision to throw Linda from HR's (Graham) monotonous, unfulfilled life into an exciting but dangerous tailspin of balancing work life, home life and a secret that could unravel everything.
  • Cast: Lauren Graham, Tim DeKay, Zachary KnightonEllis Rubin, Ryan Michelle Bathe (replacing Angel Laketa Moore) 
  • Team: W/EP Geoff Barbanell, Itai Grunfeld; EP Aaron Kaplan, Tracy Katsky, Dana Honor; D/EP Marc Buckland
  • Studio: 20th Century Fox Television, Kapital Entertainment, Kat Co.
  • Notes: 

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: A character-driven government conspiracy thriller that morphs into a post-apocalyptic saga with vampires that spans over a century and focuses on a young girl named Amy who must save the human race.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Elizabeth Heldens; EP Matt Reeves, Ridley Scott, David W. Zucker, Adam Kassan; Co-EP Justin Cronin; D/EP Marcos Siega 
  • Studio: 20th Century Fox Television, Scott Free Productions, 6th and Idaho Productions
  • Notes: Based on the book trilogy by Justin Cronin. Production delayed until Summer 2017 

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: An idealistic young doctor (Dayal) begins his first day under the supervision of a tough, brilliant senior resident (Czuchry) who pulls the curtain back on all of the good and evil in modern day medicine. Lives may be saved or lost, but expectations will always be shattered.
  • Cast: Manish Dayal, Bruce Greenwood, Matt Czuchry, Emily VanCampShaunette RenĂ©e Wilson, Valerie Cruz 
  • Team: W/EP Amy Holden Jones; W/Co-EP Hayley Schore, Roshan Sethi; EP Antoine Fuqua, Oly Obst; D/EP Phillip Noyce
  • Studio: 20th Century Fox Television, 3 Arts Entertainment, Fuqua Films
  • Notes:

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: A woman (Mendler) reclaims her dreams when she finds herself at the end of the earth - in Antarctica - surrounded by a group of brilliant misfits.
  • Cast: Bridgit Mendler, Isiah Whitlock Jr., Ian Harding, Ramona Young, Trond Fausa, Dan Gill, Jane Curtin 
  • Team: W/EP Liz Meriwether; W/Co-EP Ed Macdonald, Mark Grimmer; EP Katherine Pope; D James Ponsoldt
  • Studio: 20th Century Fox Television
  • Notes:

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: A group of consultants are hand-picked to do the dirty work most professionals can't handle like layoffs and downsizing - basically generally delivering horrible news. To everyone else, they're the enemy, but to each other, they're family.
  • Cast: Eva Longoria, Ken Marino, Kyle Bornheimer, Steve Harris, Andy Richter, Dulce Sloan 
  • Team: W/EP Lesley Wake Webster; D/EP Jason Winer
  • Studio: 20th Century Fox Television, Small Dog Picture Company
  • Notes: Based on the book Assholes: A Theory by Aaron James

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: The Junior Counsel (Stowell) of a prestigious Illinois university must deal with an out-of-control scandal when a young co-ed (Moriarty) accuses several star football players of sexual assault. From the football coaches and boosters who wield outsize influence to a university administration under siege, the series explores the type of high-profile controversy all-too familiar on today's college campuses, as well as the corrosive, dangerous nature of institutional power.
  • Cast: Archie PanjabiAnthony Edwards, Christine Lahti (replacing Rita Wilson), Austin Stowell, Erin Moriarty, Saycon Sengbloh, Griffin Freeman, Robbie Jones, Vince Nappo 
  • Team: W/EP Sheldon Turner; EP Judy Smith, Jennifer Klein, Charlie Gogolak; D/EP John Requa, Glenn Ficarra
  • Studio: 20th Century Fox Television, Vendetta Productions, Zaftig Films
  • Notes: Formerly Controversy.