Monday, January 22, 2018

Development News - FX Orders Pilot for 'What We Do in the Shadows' Series Reboot; Plus 4 More Updates!

Development News - January 22, 2018

CBS' History of Them, I Mom So Hard & Murder; FX's What We Do in the Shadows and NBC's The Enemy Within.

  • WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS (Comedy, Single Camera) - Written by Jemaine Clement (Flight of the Concords). Directed by Taika Waititi (Thor: Ragnarok). Executive produced by Clement, Waititi, Scott Rudin, Paul Simms, Garrett Basch and Eli Bush. Produced by FX Productions and Scott Rudin Productions. Starring Kayvan Novak, Matt Berry, Natasia Demetriou and Harvey Guillen. Logline: Based on the 2014 feature film of the same name, four vampire roommates share a home as they kill at night but are forced to live together during the day.
  • THE ENEMY WITHIN (Drama) - Written by Ken Woodruff (Gotham). Executive produced by Woodruff and Vernon Sanders. Produced by Universal Television. Logline: Former CIA agent Erica Wolfe is the most notorious traitor in modern history who is brought out of a federal supermax prison by the FBI to help stop some of the most dangerous acts of espionage threatening the United States today.
  • HISTORY OF THEM (Comedy, Multi-Camera) - Starring Ana Villafañe, Lisa Vidal, Felix Solis and Amit Shah. Written by One Day at a Time creator Gloria Calderon-Kellet. Directed by Pamela Fryman. Executive produced by Calderon-Kellet, Fryman and Marc Provissiero. Produced by Sony Pictures Television, CBS Television Studios, Glo Nation and Odenkirk Provissiero Entertainment. Logline: A multi-cultural ensemble that revolves around two friends, Luna (Villafañe) and Adam, who fall in love, using the couple's social media as a guide. Vidal and Solis will play Luna's parents. Shah will play Vikram, Luna's best friend since high school.
  • I MOM SO HARD (Comedy, Multi-Camera) - Starring Kristin Hensley and Jen Smedley. Written by Michelle Nader, Hensley and Smedley. Executive produced by Nader, Hensley, Smedley, Rob Thomas, Danielle Stokdyk and Dan Etheridge. Produced by Warner Bros. Television, CBS Television Studios and Spondoolie Productions. Logline: Based on the web series #IMomSoHard, two moms show how their friendship gets them through being wives and mothers.
  • MURDER (Drama) - Written by Amanda Green (Lethal Weapon). Executive produced by Green and Dan Lin. Co-executive produced by Lindsey Liberatore. Produced by Warner Bros. Television, CBS Television Studios and Lin Pictures. Logline: The investigative drama explores crime through the unique and often-conflicting perspectives of cops and killers, witnesses and victims, friends and family. Shot like a true-crime documentary, the series invites the audience inside the emotional journey of an investigation, allowing them to discern the truth and judge the suspects' guilt or innocence for themselves.