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)

ORDERED TO SERIES

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: Exposes the parental paradox that it is possible, in the very same moment, to love your child to the horizon of the universe, while being apoplectically angry enough to want to send them there.
  • Cast: Martin Freeman, Daisy Haggard
  • Team: W/EP Simon Blackwell, Chris Addison; EP Martin Freeman, Richard Allen-Turner, Rob Aslett, David Martin, Jon Thoday, Michael Wiggs
  • Studio: FX Productions, Avalon Television, Sky Original Productions
  • Premieres: 2019

  • 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

FOSSE/VERDON
  • 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, Norbert Leo Butz, Margaret Qualley, Aya Cash, Nate Corddry, Susan Misner, Bianca Marroquin, Kelli Barrett, Evan Handler, Rick Holmes, Paul Reiser, Ethan Slater, Byron Jennings, Laura Osnes
  • Team: W/EP Steven Levenson, Joel Fields; 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: Limited Series
  • Logline: Tells the true story of the movement to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment, and the unexpected backlash led by a conservative woman named Phyllis Schlafly. Through the eyes of the women of that era - Schlafly and second-wave feminists Gloria Steinem, Betty Friedan, Shirley Chisholm, Bella Abzug and Jill Ruckelshaus - the series explores how one of the toughest battlegrounds in the culture wars of the 1970s helped give rise to the Moral Majority and forever shifted our political landscape.
  • Cast: Cate Blanchett
  • Team: W/EP Dahvi Waller; EP Cate Blanchett, Stacey Sher, Coco Francini
  • Studio: FX Productions
  • Premieres: 2019

  • 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


ORDERED TO PILOT

COMPLIANCE
  • 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:

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  • 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.