Sunday, January 1, 2017

Starz - Upcoming Shows and Pilots

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


  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Howard Silk is a lowly cog in a bureaucratic UN agency who is turning the last corner of a life filled with regret, when he discovers the agency he works for is guarding a secret: a crossing to a parallel dimension. Through Howard and his "Counterpart" on the other side, Prime, the show will navigate themes of identity, idealism, what ifs and lost love.
  • Cast: J.K. Simmons, Olivia Williams, Harry Lloyd, Nazanin Boniadi, Nicholas Pinnock, Sara Serraiocco, Ulrich Thomsen (replacing Michael Nyqvist), Mido Hamada, Kenneth Choi, Guy Burnet (recurring), Stephen Rea (recurring), Richard Schiff (recurring), Sarah Bolger (recurring), Nolan Gerard Funk (recurring), Jacqueline Bisset (recurring), Stefan Kapicic (recurring), Jacqueline Antaramian (recurring), Liv Lisa Fries (recurring), Christiane Paul (recurring), Ingo Rademacher (recurring), Marco Khan (recurring), Rahul Parikh (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP Justin Marks; EP Bard Dorros, Keith Redmon, Jordan Horowitz, Gary Gilbert; D/EP Morten Tyldum
  • Studio: Media Rights Capital, Anonymous Content, Gilbert Films
  • Premieres: January 21, 2018

  • Genre: Miniseries
  • Logline: Explores the changing landscape of social and class divisions in turn of the century England through the prism of three families: the intellectual and idealistic Schlegels, the wealthy Wilcoxes from the world of business, and the working class Basts. 
  • Cast: Hayley Atwell, Matthew Macfadyen, Tracey Ullman
  • Team: W/EP Kenneth Lonergan; EP Colin Callender, Joshua D. Maurer, Alixandre Witlin, David A. Stern, Sophie Gardiner, Scott Huff, Lucy Richer; D/EP Hettie Macdonald
  • Studio: Playground, City Entertainment, KippSter Entertainment
  • Premieres: 2018

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: A young woman is pursued by shadowy paranormal adversaries while grappling with extraordinary abilities of her own. After waking in a park with total amnesia - and surrounded by dead bodies, all wearing latex gloves - she must fight to uncover her past, and resume her position at the head of Britain's most secret (supernatural) service before the traitors who stole her memory can finish what they started.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Sam Holcroft, Al Muriel; SR/EP Stephen Garrett; EP Stephenie Meyer, Meghan Hibbett
  • Studio: Lionsgate Television, Liberty Global
  • Premieres: 2018

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Shortly after arriving in New York, 22-year-old Tess lands a job at a celebrated downtown restaurant. She is then swiftly introduced to the world of drugs, alcohol, love, lust, dive bars and fine dining. She has to learn how to navigate the chaotically alluring, yet punishing life she has stumbled upon.
  • Cast: Ella Purnell, Caitlin FitzGerald, Tom Sturridge, Paul Sparks, Evan Jonigkeit, Daniyar, Eden Epstein, Jasmine Mathews
  • Team: W/EP Stephanie Danler; SR/EP Stu Zicherman; EP Brad Pitt, Ken Segna, Patrick McDonald, Samantha Offsay; P Donna Bloom; D/EP Richard Shepard
  • Studio: Plan B Entertainment
  • Premieres: 2018

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Two Mexican-American sisters from the Eastside of Los Angeles couldn't be more different or distanced from one another. Circumstances force them to return to their old neighborhood, where they are confronted by the past and shocking truth about their mother's identity.
  • Cast: Melissa Barrera, Mishel Prada, Karen Ser Anzoategui, Chelsea Rendon, Carlos Miranda, Maria Elena Laas
  • Team: W/EP Tanya Saracho; EP Marc Turtletaub, Peter Saraf, Robin Schwartz; D/EP Alonso Ruizpalacios
  • Studio: Lionsgate Television, Big Beach Television
  • Premieres: 2018