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: Anthology
  • Logline: A group of ordinary people stumble onto a puzzle hiding just behind the veil of everyday life. They will come to find that the mystery winds far deeper than they ever imagined.
  • Cast: Jason Segel
  • Team: W/EP Jason Segel; EP Scott Rudin, Eli Bush, Garrett Basch
  • Studio: AMC Studios
  • Premieres: 2019

  • Genre: Miniseries
  • Logline: Set in the late 1970s, the pulsating thriller follows Charlie, a fiery actress and idealist whose resolve is tested after she meets the mysterious Becker while on holiday in Greece. It quickly becomes apparent that his intentions are not what they seem, and her encounter with him entangles her in a complex plot devised by the spy mastermind Kurtz. Charlie takes on the role of a lifetime as a double agent while remaining uncertain of her own loyalties.
  • Cast: Florence Pugh, Alexander Skarsgård, Michael Shannon, Charles Dance, Charif Ghattas, Michael Moshonov, Katharina Schuttler, Simona Brown
  • Team: W/EP Michael Lesslie, Claire Wilson; EP John le Carré, Simon Cornwell, Stephen Cornwell, Joe Tsai, Arthur Wang, Wonjo Jeong, Mona Qureshi, Kristin Jones; P Laura Hastings-Smith; D/EP Park Chan-wook
  • Studio: The Ink Factory
  • Premieres: November 19, 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: Zachary Quinto, Ashleigh Cummings, Olafur Darri Olafsson, Virginia Kull, Ebon Moss-Bachrach, Karen Pittman, Rarmian Newton (recurring), Darby Camp (recurring)
  • 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