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: 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, Paula Malcomson, Blake Ritson
  • 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.


ORDERED TO PILOT

DEADLY CLASS
  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: A disillusioned teen is recruited into a storied high school for assassins. Maintaining his moral code while surviving a ruthless curriculum, vicious social cliques and his own adolescent uncertainties may prove fatal. Set against the backdrop of late '80s counter culture, the drama is a unique coming of age journey.
  • Cast: Benedict Wong, Benjamin Wadsworth, Lana Condor, Maria Gabriela de Faria, Luke Tennie, Liam James, Michel Duval, Henry Rollins
  • Team: W/EP Rick Rememder, Wes Craig; SR/EP Adam Targum; EP Joe Russo, Anthony Russo, Mike Larocca; D/EP Lee Toland Krieger
  • Studio: Universal Cable Productions, Sony Pictures Television, Russo Brothers Productions
  • Notes: Based on the graphic novel of the same name.

  • 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, Toks Olagundoye, John Ellison Conlee, P.J. Byrne, Hunter Parrish, Ebonée Noel, Brandon Jay McLaren, Haley Tju
  • Team: W/EP Andrew Miller; EP Kevin Bacon, Jason Blum, David Schiff; D/EP Vincenzo Natali
  • Studio: Universal Cable Productions, Blumhouse Television
  • Notes: Reboot of the 1990 feature film of the same name.