Monday, January 1, 2018

AMC - Upcoming Shows and Pilots

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


  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Plum Kettle is a ghostwriter for the editor of one of New York's hottest fashion magazines. She struggles with self-image and sets out on a wildly complicated road to self-acceptance. At the same time, everyone is buzzing over news reports about men accused of sexual abuse and assault who are disappearing and meeting violent deaths. The series will touch on such hot-button issues facing women as patriarchy, misogyny, rape culture and unrealistic beauty standards.
  • Cast: Joy Nash, Julianna Margulies, Erin Darke, Rowena King, Robin Weigert, Tramell Tillman, Will Seefried, Adam Rothenberg, Mya Taylor, Tamara Tunie, Ricardo Davila, Mark Tallman (recurring), Campbell Scott (recurring), Alanna Ubach (recurring), Kelly Hu (recurring), Marc Blucas (recurring), Ami Sheth (recurring), Jen Ponton (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP Martin Noxon; EP David Ellison, Dana Goldberg, Marcy Ross, Maria Grasso, Bonnie Curtis, Julie Lynn, Jackie Hoyt
  • Studio: Skydance Television, AMC Studios, Tiny Pyro Productions, Mockingbird Pictures
  • Premieres: June 4, 2018

  • Genre: Miniseries
  • Logline: Set against the background of rising tensions in the Middle East in the late 1970s, Charlie is a young actress who prepares for her ultimate role in the "theater of the real."
  • Cast: Florence Pugh, Alexander SkarsgĂ„rd, Michael Shannon, Charles Dance, Charif Ghattas, Michael Moshonov, Katharina Schuttler, Simona Brown
  • Team: EP Simon Cornwell, Stephen Cornwell, John le Carre, Mona Qureshi, Joe Tsai, Arthur Wang, Wonjo Jeong; P Laura Hastings-Smith; D/EP Park Chan-Wook
  • Studio: Ink Factory
  • Premieres: 2018

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Dud is a deadbeat but charming ex-surfer who joins a fraternal order hoping to reclaim the simple, happy lifestyle he lost when his father died. Through the Lodge and his newfound connection with the other members, Dud will come to find the missing sense of purpose in his life and confront his deepest fears and greatest hopes. 
  • Cast: Wyatt Russell, Sonya Cassidy, David Pasquesi, Eric Allan Kramer, Brent Jennings, Linda Emond, Jocelyn Towne (recurring), Hayden Szeto (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP Jim Gavin; SR/EP Peter Ocko; EP Paul Giamatti, Dan Carey
  • Studio: AMC Studios
  • Premieres: 2018

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Vic McQueen is a young working-class artist who discovers that she has a supernatural ability to track the seemingly immortal Charlie Manx. Manx feeds off the souls of children, then deposits what remains of them into Christmasland - a twisted Christmas Village of Manx's imagination where every day is Christmas Day and unhappiness is against the law. Vic must strive to defeat Manx and rescue his victims - without losing her mind or falling victim to him herself.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Jami O'Brien; EP Joe Hill, Lauren Corrao
  • Studio: AMC Studios, Tornante Television
  • Premieres: 2019

  • Genre: Miniseries
  • Logline: Set in 1962 at the height of the Cold War, the drama follows a British intelligence officer whose network in East Berlin is in tatters following the erection of the Berlin Wall. His agents are either on the run or dead at the hands of an East German counter-intelligence officer. So he's recalled to London where he's offered a chance at revenge - but to get it, he'll have to stay out in the cold a little longer.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Simon Beaufoy
  • Studio: Paramount Television, Ink Factory
  • Premieres: 2018