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: Part coming-of-age story and part revenge fantasy, the drama is set against the backdrop of the beauty industry and explores society's obsession with weight loss and beauty in a bold, original and funny fashion.
  • Cast: Joy Nash, Julianna Margulies, Erin Darke, Rowena King, Robin Weigert, Tramell Tillman, Will Seefried, Adam Rothenberg, Mya Taylor, Mark Tallman (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: 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: The series charts Alex Godman's journey as he is drawn deeper and deeper into the criminal world. He is the English-raised son of Russian exiles with a mafia history, who has spent his life trying to escape the shadow of that criminal past, building his own legitimate business and forging a life with his girlfriend Rebecca. But when his family's past murderously returns to threaten them, Alex is drawn into the criminal world and forced to confront his values to protect those he loves.
  • Cast: James Norton, David Strathairn, Juliet Rylance, Aleksey Serebryakov, Maria Shukshina, Faye Marsay
  • Team: W/EP/D James Watkins; W/EP Hossein Amini; EP Nick Marston, Dixie Linder, Ben Hall, Robyn Slovo, Matthew Read, Misha Glenny
  • Studio: AMC Studios, BBC Worldwide, Cuba Pictures, Twickenham Studios
  • Premieres: February 26, 2018

  • 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

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Set in 1847, the drama centers on a Royal Naval expedition crew searching for the Northwest Passage when they are attacked by a mysterious predator that stalks the ships and their crew in a suspenseful and desperate game of survival.
  • Cast: Tobias Menzies, Jared Harris, Ciaran Hinds, Paul Ready, Adam Nagaitis, Ed Ashley, Liam Garrigan, Ronan Raffery, Matthew McNulty, Nive Nielsen, Ian Hart, Trystan Gravelle
  • Team: W/EP David Kajganich; SR/EP Soo Hugh; EP Ridley Scott, David W. Zucker, Alexandra Milchan, Scott Lambert, Guymon Casady
  • Studio: AMC Studios, Scott Free Productions, Emjag Productions, Entertainment 360
  • Premieres: March 26, 2018