Monday, January 1, 2018

Epix - Upcoming Shows and Pilots


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

ORDERED TO SERIES

  • Genre: Limited Series
  • Logline: Set in the upper echelons of London society in the 19th century, the Trenchard family accepts an invitation to a now-legendary ball hosted by the Duchess of Richmond on the evening of the Battle of Waterloo. It sets in motion a series of events that will have consequences for decades to come. Based on the novel by Julian Fellowes.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Julian Fellowes; EP Gareth Neame, Nigel Marchant, Liz Trubridge; P Colin Wratten; D/EP John Alexander
  • Studio: Carnival Films
  • Premieres: 2019

GODFATHER OF HARLEM
  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: The true story of crime boss Bumpy Johnson, who in the early 1960s returned after 10 years in prison to find the neighborhood he once ruled in shambles. With the streets controlled by the Italian mob, he takes on the Genovese crime family to regain control. During the brutal battle, he forms an alliance with radical preacher Malcolm X - catching his political rise in the crosshairs of social upheaval and a mob war that threatens to tear the city apart.
  • Cast: Forest Whitaker, Vincent D'Onofrio, Ilfenesh Hadera, Antoinette Crowe-Legacy, Nigél Thatch, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Lucy Fry, Paul Sorvino, Giancarlo Esposito, Kathrine Narducci (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP Chris Brancato, Paul Eckstein; EP Forest Whitaker, Nia Yang Bongiovi, James Acheson, Markuann Smith; D/EP John Ridley
  • Studio: ABC Signature
  • Premieres: 2019

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: A young grifter, James, attempts to prey upon Pastor Byron Brown, who turns out to be far more dangerous than he suspects.
  • Cast: Ben Kingsley, Jimmi Simpson, Jacki Weaver, Luis Guzmán, Kurtwood Smith, Damon Herriman, Chris Conrad, Terry O'Quinn (recurring), Hana Mae Lee (recurring), Timothy Spall (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP/D Steve Conrad; W/EP Bruce Terris; EP Todd Black, Jason Blumenthal, Steve Tisch
  • Studio: MGM Television
  • Premieres: 2019

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Alfred Pennyworth is known as the best friend and butler to Bruce Wayne (aka Batman). This drama explores Alfred's origins as a former British SAS soldier who forms a secret company and goes to work with Thomas Wayne - Bruce's billionaire father, in 1960s London.
  • Cast: Jack Bannon, Ben Aldridge, Ryan Fletcher, Hainsley Lloyd Bennett, Paloma Faith, Jason Flemyng, Polly Walker (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP Bruno Heller; D/EP Danny Cannon
  • Studio: Warner Bros. Television, DC Entertainment, Primrose Hill Productions
  • Premieres: 2019

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Based on the European novel by Joel Dicker, Harry Quebert is a literary icon who finds himself indicted for murder after the body of a young girl is found buried on his property. 
  • Cast: Patrick Dempsey, Ben Schnetzer, Damon Wayans Jr., Virginia Madsen, Kristine Froseth, Colm Feore, Josh Close, Matt Frewer, Connor Price, Tessa Mossey, Victoria Clark, Craig Eldridge, Kurt Fuller, Don Harvey, Felicia Shulman, Wayne Knight
  • Team: W/EP Lyn Greene, Richard Levine; EP Tarak Ben Ammar, Fabio Conversi; D/EP Jean-Jacques Annaud
  • Studio: MGM Television, Eagle Pictures
  • Premieres: 2019