Monday, January 1, 2018

Apple TV+ - Upcoming Shows and Pilots


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

ORDERED TO SERIES

  • Genre: Anthology
  • Logline: Transports the audience to worlds of wonder through the lens of today's most imaginative filmmakers, directors and writers.
  • Cast: Edward Burns, Kerry Bishé, Austin Stowell
  • Team: W/EP Adam Horowitz, Eddy Kitsis; EP Steven Spielberg, Darryl Frank, Justin Falvey, David A. Goodman, Chris Long
  • Studio: Universal Television, Amblin Television
  • Premieres: 2019

  • Genre: Comedy (Animated)
  • Logline: A family of caretakers, who live and work in Central Park, end up saving the park - and basically the world.
  • Cast: Josh Gad, Leslie Odom Jr., Tituss Burgess, Kristen Bell, Stanley Tucci, Daveed Diggs, Kathryn Hahn
  • Team: W/EP Loren Bouchard, Josh Gad; SR/EP Regina Hicks; CP Nora Smith; P Kevin Larsen
  • Studio: 20th Century Fox Television, Brillstein Entertainment Partners
  • Premieres: 2019

  • Genre: Limited Series
  • Logline: Andy Barber is an assistant district attorney who investigates the slaying of a 14-year-old boy and discovers his teenage son is a suspect. Based on William Landay's 2012 novel of the same name.
  • Cast: Chris Evans, Michelle Dockery, Jaeden Martell, Cherry Jones, Pablo Schreiber, Betty Gabriel, Sakina Jaffrey
  • Team: W/EP Mark Bomback; EP Chris Evans, Rosalie Swedlin, Adam Shulman; D/EP Morten Tyldum
  • Studio: Paramount Television, Anonymous Content
  • Premieres: 2019

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: Set in the 1800s but with a modern sensibility and tone, Emily Dickinson explores the constraints of society, gender and family as a budding writer who doesn't fit in to her own time through her imaginative point of view.
  • Cast: Hailee Steinfeld, Jane Krakowski, Toby Huss, Anna Baryshnikov, Ella Hunt, Adrian Blake Enscoe, Matt Lauria (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP Alena Smith; EP Paul Lee, Michael Sugar, Ashley Zalta, Alex Goldstone, Darlene Hunt; D/EP David Gordon Green
  • Studio: Anonymous Content, Sugar23 Productions, Wiip
  • Premieres: 2019

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Set in an alternative timeline where the global space race never ended.
  • Cast: Joel Kinnaman, Michael Dorman, Sarah Jones, Shantel VanSanten, Wrenn Schmidt, Jodi Balfour, Eric Ladin (recurring), Arturo Del Puerto (recurring), Rebecca Wisocky (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP Ronald D. Moore, Matt Wolpert, Ben Nedivi; EP Maril Davis
  • Studio: Sony Pictures Television, Tall Ship Productions
  • Premieres: 2019

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Chronicles the thousand-year saga of The Foundation, a band of exiles who discover the only way to save their Galactic Empire is to defy it. Based on the series of novels by Isaac Asimov.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP David S. Goyer, Josh Friedman; EP Robyn Asimov, David Ellison, Dana Goldberg, Marcy Ross
  • Studio: Skydance Television
  • Premieres: 2019

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Inspired by the real-life story of Hilde Lysiak, a young girl moves from Brooklyn to the small lakeside town her father left behind. While there, her dogged pursuit of the truth leads her to unearth a cold case that everyone in town, including her own father, tried hard to bury.
  • Cast: Brooklynn PrinceJim SturgessAbby Miller, Louis Herthum, Michael Weston, Kylie Rogers, Aziza Scott, Adrian Hough, Joelle Carter, Jibrail Nantambu, Deric McCabe
  • Team: W/EP Dana Fox, Dara Resnik; EP Joy Gorman Wettels, Sharlene Martin; D/EP Jon M. Chu
  • Studio: Paramount Television, Anonymous Content
  • Premieres: 2019

  • Genre: Limited Series
  • Logline: The deeply personal thriller follows Lisey two years following the death of her husband and explores a series of events that causes her to begin facing amazing realities about her husband that she had repressed and forgotten. Based on the novel by Stephen King.
  • Cast: Julianne Moore
  • Team: W/EP Stephen King; EP Julianne Moore, J.J. Abrams, Ben Stephenson
  • Studio: Warner Bros. Television, Bad Robot Productions
  • Premieres: 2020

  • Genre: Anthology
  • Logline: Based on the true stories included in the Epic Magazine feature of the same name, the series will go beyond the headlines to look at the funny, romantic, heartfelt, inspiring and surprising stories of immigrants in America at a time when they are more relevant than ever.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Kumail Nanjiani, Emily Gordon; SR/EP Lee Eisenberg; EP Alan Yang, Joshuah Bearman, Joshua Davis; Co-EP Arthur Spector
  • Studio: Universal Television
  • Premieres: 2019

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: A love letter to the diverse musicality of New York, the series explores the universal journey of finding your authentic voice in your early 20s - and then the courage to use it.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP/D Jessie Nelson; EP J.J. Abrams, Sara Bareilles, Ben Stephenson
  • Studio: Warner Bros. Television, Bad Robot Productions
  • Premieres: 2019

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: An inside look at the lives of the people who help America wake up in the morning with the news, exploring the unique challenges faced by the women (and men) who carry out this daily televised ritual.
  • Cast: Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon, Steve CarellBilly Crudup, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Nestor Carbonell, Mark Duplass, Bel Powley, Karen Pittman, Desean Terry
  • Team: W/EP Kerry Ehrin; EP Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon, Lauren Neustadter, Kristin Hahn, Michael Ellenberg; D/EP Mimi Leder
  • Studio: Media Res, Echo Films, Hello Sunshine
  • Premieres: 2019

  • Genre: Limited Series
  • Logline: Through the power of friendship and the resilience of the human spirit, an extraordinary group of women support Amy as she waits for a second life-saving heart transplant. Based on the 2017 memoir of the same name by Amy Silverstein.
  • Cast: Jennifer Garner
  • Team: W/EP Karen Croner; EP Jennifer Garner, J.J. Abrams, Amy Silverstein, Ben Stephenson
  • Studio: Warner Bros. Television, Bad Robot Productions
  • Premieres: 2019

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: Set in a video game development studio, the comedy explore the intricacies of the human condition through hilarious and innovative ways.
  • Cast: Rob McElhenney, F. Murray Abraham, Imani Hakim, David Hornsby, Danny Pudi, Ashly Burch, Charlotte Nicdao, Jessie Ennis
  • Team: W/EP Rob McElhenney, Charlie Day; EP Michael Rotenberg, Nick Frenkel, Gerard Guillemot, Jason Altman, Danielle Kreinik
  • Studio: Lionsgate Television, 3 Arts Entertainment, Ubisoft
  • Premieres: 2019

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Epic in scope and intimate in tone, the story begins with a forbidden love and crescendos into a sweeping saga that journeys between Korea, Japan and America to tell the story of war and peace, love and loss, triumph and reckoning in four generations of a Korean immigrant family. Based on the novel by Min Jin Lee.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Soo Hugh; EP Min Jin Lee, Michael Ellenberg; Co-EP Dani Gorin
  • Studio: Media Res
  • Premieres: 2020


  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Dorothy and Sean Turner hire young nanny Leanne to help care for their newborn child.
  • Cast: Toby KebbellLauren Ambrose, Nell Tiger Free, Rupert Grint 
  • Team: W/EP Tony Basgallop; EP Ashwin Rajan, Jason Blumenthal, Todd Black, Steve Tisch; Co-EP Taylor Lathan; D/EP M. Night Shyamalan
  • Studio: Blinding Edge Pictures, Escape Artists
  • Premieres: 2019

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Based on the life of NBA star Kevin Durant, the drama explores the world of Amateur Athletic Union basketball in Washington, D.C., following players, families and coaches who walk the fine line between dreams and ambition, opportunism and corruption.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP/D Reggie Rock Bythewood; EP Kevin Durant, Rich Kleiman, Brian Grazer, Francie Calfo
  • Studio: CBS Television Studios, Imagine Television, Thirty Five Ventures
  • Premieres: 2019

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Offers a glimpse into America's obsession with true crime podcasts. It challenges viewers to consider the consequences when the pursuit of justice is put on a public stage.
  • Cast: Octavia Spencer, Lizzy CaplanAaron Paul, Ron Cephas Jones, Elizabeth Perkins, Mekhi Phifer, Michael Beach, Tracie Thoms, Haneefah Wood, Katherine LaNasaTami Roman, Nic Bishop (recurring), Annabella Sciorra (recurring), Molly Hagan (recurring), Billy Miller (recurring), Brett Cullen (recurring), Hunter Doohan (recurring), Lyndon Smith (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP Nichelle Tramble Spellman; EP Octavia Spencer, Reese Witherspoon, Lauren Neustadter, Peter Chernin, Jenno Topping, Kristen Campo; D/EP Anna Foerster
  • Studio: Hello Sunshine, Chernin Entertainment
  • Premieres: 2019

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline:
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP/D Damien Chazelle; EP Jordan Horowitz, Fred Berger
  • Studio: Media Rights Capital, Original Headquarters, Automatik Entertainment
  • Premieres: 2019

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Two elderly Vietnam vets and best friends find their monotonous lives upended when a woman they both loved 50 years ago is killed by a car. Their lifelong regrets and secrets collide with their resentment of today's self-absorbed millennials, and an act of self-defense snowballs into a tragic series of events.
  • Cast: Richard Gere
  • Team: W/EP Howard Gordon, Warren Leight; EP Richard Gere, Dror Sabo, Lee Yardeni, Avi Nir, Alon Shtruzman, Rachel Kaplan, Peter Traugott, Yoram Mokady, Mirit Toovi
  • Studio: Fox 21 Television Studios, Teakwood Lane Productions, Keshet Studios
  • Premieres: 2019

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: A provocative and contemporary look at a young woman's journey in the CIA, told through the prism of her closest relationships. Based on the real-life experiences of CIA undercover operative Amaryllis Fox and her memoir Life Undercover: Coming of Age in the CIA.
  • Cast: Brie Larson
  • Team: W/EP Megan Martin; EP Brie Larson, Michael Ellenberg, Lynette Howell Taylor, Samantha Housman; Co-EP Dani Goren; P Amaryllis Fox
  • Studio: Media Res, 51 Entertainment
  • Premieres: 2020

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: Inspired by Curtis Sittenfeld's upcoming short-story collection You Think It, I'll Say It.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Colleen McGuinness; EP Reese Witherspoon, Lauren Neustadter
  • Studio: Hello Sunshine
  • Premieres: 2019