Monday, January 1, 2018

FX - Upcoming Shows and Pilots

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


  • Genre: Limited Series
  • Logline: A young computer engineer, Lily Chan, investigates the secretive development division of her employer, a cutting-edge tech company based in San Francisco, who she believes are behind the murder of her boyfriend.
  • Cast: Sonoya Mizuno, Nick Offerman, Jin Ha, Zach Grenier, Stephen McKinley Henderson, Cailee Spaney, Alison Pill
  • Team: W/EP/D Alex Garland; EP Andrew Macdonald, Allon Reich, Eli Bush, Scott Rudin
  • Studio: FX Productions, Scott Rudin Productions, DNA Television
  • Premieres: 2019

  • Genre: Limited Series
  • Logline: Based on Sam Wasson's biography Fosse, the series tells the story of the romantic and creative partnership between Bob Fosse and Gwen Verdon. He was a filmmaker and one of theater's most influential choreographers and directors. She was the greatest Broadway dancer of all time. Together, they changed the face of American entertainment - at a perilous cost. The series will feature Fosse's choreography and explore the hidden corners of showbiz, the price of pursuing greatness and the suffering inflicted in the name of art.
  • Cast: Sam Rockwell, Michelle Williams
  • Team: W/EP Steven Levenson; EP Sam Rockwell, Michelle Williams, Lin-Manuel Miranda, George Stelzner; Co-EP Nicole Fosse; Co-P Andy Blankenbuehler; D/EP Thomas Kail
  • Studio: FX Productions, Fox 21 Television Studios, The Verdon Fosse Legacy
  • Premieres: 2019

  • Genre: Drama (Half-Hour)
  • Logline: Ray Shoesmith is a father, ex-husband, boyfriend and best friend: tough roles to juggle in the modern age. Even harder when you're a criminal for hire.
  • Cast: Scott Ryan, Damon Herriman, Justin Rosniak, Brooke Satchwell, Jackson Tozer, Nicholas Cassim, Chika Yasumura, Matt Nable
  • Team: W/EP Scott Ryan; EP Jason Burrows; P Michele Bennett; D/EP Nash Edgerton
  • Studio: FX Productions, Blue-Tongue Films, Jungle Entertainment, Screen Australia, Create NSW
  • Premieres: September 25, 2018

  • Genre: Limited Series:
  • Logline: English sailor John Blackthorne ends up shipwrecked in feudal Japan circa 1600. He eventually becomes a confidant of Lord Toronaga, a powerful daimyo (feudal lord). Based on James Clavell's novel.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Ronan Bennett, Rachel Bennette; EP Michael De Luca, Andrew Macdonald, Allon Reich, Michaela Clavell; D/EP Tim Van Patten
  • Studio: FX Productions, DNA Television
  • Premieres: 2019

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: Based on the feature film of the same name, three vampires have been roommates for hundreds and hundreds of years.
  • Cast: Kayvan Novak, Matt Berry, Natasia Demetriou, Harvey Guillen, Doug Jones (recurring), Beanie Feldstein (recurring), Mark Proksch (recurring), Jake McDorman (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP Jemaine Clement; EP Scott Rudin, Paul Simms, Garrett Basch, Eli Bush; D/EP Taika Waititi
  • Studio: FX Productions, Scott Rudin Productions
  • Premieres: 2019


  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: Revolves around a private-equity manager and his government-appointed compliance monitor.
  • Cast: Courtney B. Vance, Mary-Louise Parker
  • Team: W/EP Sarah Burgess; EP Scott Rudin, Garrett Basch, Eli Bush; D/EP Sam Gold
  • Studio: FX Productions, Scott Rudin Productions
  • Notes:

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: A suburban neurotic man in his late 20s has convinced himself that he's destined to be one of the best rappers of all time. Now he must convince the world.
  • Cast: Lil Dicky
  • Team: W/EP Lil Dicky, Jeff Schaffer; EP Kevin Hart, Scooter Braun, Marty Bowen, Mike Hertz, James Shin, Scott Manson; D/EP Greg Mottola
  • Studio: FX Productions, Hartbeat Productions
  • Notes:

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: All of the men are dead. But one. The series traverses a world of women - exploring gender, race, class and survival.
  • Cast: Diane Lane, Barry Keoghan, Imogen Poots, Lashana Lynch, Juliana Canfield, Marin Ireland, Amber Tamblyn, Timothy Hutton 
  • Team: W/EP Michael Green, Aida Mashaka Croal; EP Brian K. Vaughan, Nina Jacobson, Brad Simpson; D/EP Melina Matsoukas
  • Studio: Color Force
  • Notes: Based on the comic book series by Brian K. Vaughan.