Sunday, January 1, 2017

Syfy - Upcoming Shows and Pilots


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

ORDERED TO SERIES

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Set in an Alaskan town overrun by paranormal forces, local outcast Roman Mercer must overcome the town's prejudices and his personal demons if he's to harness his repressed psychic powers and save everyone from the mass haunting that's threatening to destroy them all.
  • Cast: Avan Jogia, Vincent D'Onofrio, Kim Coates, Kristin Lehman, Meatloaf, Kandyse McClure 
  • Team: W/EP Simon Barry; EP David Von Ancken, Chad Oakes, Mike Frislev, Dennis Heaton
  • Studio: Nomadic Pictures
  • Premieres: October 5, 2017

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: An intoxicated, corrupt ex-cop turned hit man, Nick Sax, is adrift in a world of casual murder, soulless sex and betrayal. After a hit gone wrong, his inebriated life is forever changed by a tiny, relentlessly positive, imaginary blue winged horse.
  • Cast: Christopher Meloni, Patton Oswalt (replacing Bobby Moynihan), Lili Mirojnick, Patrick Fischler, Zabryna Guevara, Ritchie Coster, Joseph Reitman, Medina Senghore, Debi Mazar (recurring), Michael Maize (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP Brian Taylor, Grant Morrison; EP Christopher Meloni, Patrick Macmanus, Neal Moritz, Pavun Shetty, Toby Jaffe
  • Studio: Universal Cable Productions, Original Films
  • Premieres: December 6, 2017

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: When the House of El is shamed and ostracized two generations before Krypton's destruction, Superman's grandfather brings hope and equality to Krypton, turning a planet in disarray into one worthy of giving birth to the greatest superhero ever known.
  • Cast: Cameron Cuffe, Georgina Campbell, Ian McElhinney, Elliot Cowan, Ann Ogbomo, Rasmus Hardiker, Wallis Day, Aaron Pierre, Shaun Sipos 
  • Team: W/EP David S. Goyer; SR/EP Damian Kindler; D/EP Colm McCarthy
  • Studio: Warner Horizon Television, DC Entertainment
  • Premieres: 2018

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Set in the future on the eve of Earth's destruction, a crew of explorers journey on the most advanced ship in the galaxy, The Nightflyer, to intercept a mysterious alien spacecraft that might hold the key to their survival. As crew nears their destination, they discover that the ship's artificial intelligence and never-seen captain may be steering them into deadly and unspeakable horrors deep in the dark reaches of space.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Jeff Buhler; SR/EP Dan Cerone; EP Gene Klein, David Bartis, Doug Liman, Alison Rosenzweig, Michael Gaeta, Lloyd Ivan Miller, Alice P. Neuhauser; P Robert Jaffe; D/EP Mike Cahill
  • Studio: Universal Cable Productions, Hypnotic Productions, Gaeta Rosenzweig Films, Lloyd Ivan Miller Productions
  • Notes: Based on the novel by George R.R. Martin.

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: The Mosley family is the owners of the only funeral home in a fictitious town on the outskirts of New Orleans and keepers of the town's dark secrets and history. Known for its haunted houses, elevated graveyards, odd townsfolk and rich history of unusual phenomena, the town is also a "landing patch" for the world's darkest manifestations of fear, guided into the world by an ancient, mysterious malefactor named The Dredge.
  • Cast: Mario Van Peebles, Robinne Lee, Brad James, W. Earl Brown, Demetria McKinney, Diamond Dallas Page, Morgana Van Peebles, T.C. Carter, Tatiana Lia Zappardino
  • Team: W/EP Mario Van Peebles; SR/EP Joel Anderson Thompson; EP Barry Gordon, Laurence Andries
  • Studio: XLrator Media, Mario Van Peebles Television
  • Premieres: October 6, 2017


ORDERED TO PILOT

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: The killer Graboid worms that nearly destroyed Perfection, Nevada 25 years ago are back. The town's only hope for survival is Valentine McKee (Bacon), who beat them once. But to do it again, he'll have to overcome age, alcohol and a delusional hero complex.
  • Cast: Kevin Bacon, Emily Tremaine, Megan Ketch, Shiloh Fernandez
  • Team: W/EP Andrew Miller; EP Kevin Bacon, Jason Blum, David Schiff; D Vincenzo Natali
  • Studio: Universal Cable Productions, Blumhouse Television
  • Notes: Reboot of the 1990 feature film of the same name.