Monday, January 1, 2018

Hulu - 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 (Season-Long)
  • Logline: The season-long stories will explore startling, stranger-than-fiction true crime tales. The first season will revolve around Gypsy Blanchard, a girl trying to escape the toxic relationship she has with her overprotective mother. Her quest for independence opens a Pandora's box of secrets, one that ultimately leads to murder. Based on Michelle Dean's BuzzFeed story "Dee Dee Wanted Her Daughter to Be Sick, Gypsy Wanted Her Mom to Be Murdered."
  • Cast: Patricia Arquette, Joey King, ChloĆ« Sevigny, AnnaSophia Robb
  • Team: W/EP Michelle Dean, Nick Antosca; EP Greg Shephard, Britton Rizzio; D/EP Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre
  • Studio: Universal Cable Productions
  • Premieres: 2019

  • Genre: Miniseries
  • Logline: Set in Italy during World War II, the incomparable, artful dodger Yossarian is a bombardier for the U.S. Air Force, which keeps increasing the number of missions the men must fly to complete their service. If Yossarian makes any attempt to avoid the perilous missions he's assigned, he'll be in violation of Catch-22, a hilariously sinister bureaucratic rule which specified that people who were crazy were not obliged to fly missions, but anyone who applied to stop flying was showing a rational concern for his safety and was therefore sane and had to fly.
  • Cast: Kyle Chandler, George Clooney, Christopher Abbott, Hugh Laurie, Daniel David Stewart, Austin Stowell, Rafi Gavron, Graham Patrick Martin, Pico Alexander, Jon Rudnitsky, Gerran Howell, Lewis Pullman, Tessa Ferrer, Jay Paulson, Giancarlo Giannini, Harrison Osterfield, Julie Ann Emery (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP Luke Davies, David Michod; EP Grant Heslov, Richard Brown, Steve Golin; D/EP George Clooney
  • Studio: Paramount Television, Anonymous Content, Smokehouse Pictures
  • Premieres: 2019

  • Genre: Limited Series
  • Logline: Based on the film of same name, the series follows a group of friends as their lives intersect through five events.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Mindy Kaling, Matt Warburton; EP Richard Curtis, Howard Klein, Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner
  • Studio: Universal Television, MGM Television, Working Title Productions, 3 Arts Entertainment, Kaling International
  • Premieres: 2019

  • Genre: Anthology (Episodic)
  • Logline: Debuting the first Friday of every month throughout the year, each episode is inspired by a holiday from the month of its release with a genre/thriller spin on its story.
  • Cast: Tom Bateman, Rebecca Rittenhouse, Aurora Perrineau, David Hull, Ray Santiago, Dermot Mulroney, Dana Silver, Tembi Locke
  • Team: EP Jason Blum, Alexa Faigen
  • Studio: Blumhouse Television
  • Premieres: October 5, 2018

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Five teen girls deal with the supernatural fallout stemming from an innocent game of "Light as a feather, stiff as a board." When the girls start dying off in the exact way that was predicted, the survivors must figure out why they're being targeted - and whether the evil force hunting them down is one of their own.
  • Cast: Liana Liberato, Haley Ramm, Ajiona Alexus, Brianne Tju, Peyton List, Dylan Sprayberry, Jordan Rodrigues, Brent Rivera, Dorian Brown Pham
  • Team: W/EP Lee Fleming Jr.; EP Kelsey Grammer, Tom Russo, Brian Sher, Stella Bulochnikov, Jordan Levin, Shelley Zimmerman, Joe Davola, Brett Bouttier, Aron Levitz, Eric Lehrman
  • Studio: AwesomenessTV, Wattpad, Grammnet Productions
  • Premieres: October 12, 2018

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: The intertwined fates of the picture-perfect Richardson family and an enigmatic mother and daughter who upend their lives. The story explores the weight of secrets, the nature of art and identity, the ferocious pull of motherhood - and the danger in believing that following the rules can avert disaster.
  • Cast: Reese Witherspoon, Kerry Washington
  • Team: W/EP Liz Tigelaar; EP Reese Witherspoon, Kerry Washington, Pilar Savone, Lauren Neustadter; P Celeste Ng
  • Studio: ABC Signature, Hello Sunshine, Simpson Street Productions
  • Premieres: 2019

  • Genre: Limited Series
  • Logline: Miles "Pudge" Halter is done with his safe life at home. His whole life has been one big non-event, and his obsession with famous last words has only made him crave "the Great Perhaps" even more (Francois Rabelais, poet). He heads off to the sometimes crazy and anything-but-boring world of Culver Creek Boarding School, and his life becomes the opposite of safe. Because down the hall is Alaska Young. The gorgeous, clever, funny, sexy, self-destructive, screwed up, and utterly fascinating Alaska Young. She is an event unto herself. She pulls Pudge into her world, launches him into the Great Perhaps, and steals his heart. Then... After. Nothing is ever the same.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Josh Schwartz; EP Stephanie Savage, John Green, Jessica Tuchinsky, Mark Waters, Marty Bowen; Co-EP Lis Rowinski
  • Studio: Paramount Television, Temple Hill Entertainment, Fake Empire Productions
  • Premieres: 2019

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: Set in middle school as it really happened for two 13-year-old outcasts in the year 2000, where the best day of your life can turn into your worst with the stroke of a gel pen.
  • Cast: Maya Erskine, Anna Konkle
  • Team: W/EP/D Sam Zvibleman; W/EP Maya Erskine, Anna Konkle; EP Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer, Jorma Taccone, Becky Sloviter, Marc Provissiero, Brooke Pobjoy, Debbie Liebling, Gabe Liedman
  • Studio: AwesomenessTV, Party Over Here Productions, Odenkirk Provissiero Entertainment
  • Premieres: 2019

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: Ramy is an Egyptian-American Muslim man caught up in what it means to be Arab, American and Muslim at a time when those identity markers are going through a crisis of definition. He explores the challenges of what's it's like being caught between an Egyptian community that thinks life is a moral test and a millennial generation that thinks life has no consequences.
  • Cast: Ramy Youssef
  • Team: W/EP Ramy Youssef, Ari Katcher, Ryan Welch; EP Jerrod Carmichael
  • Studio: A24
  • Premieres: 2019

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: Annie is a fat young woman who wants to change her life - but not her body. She is trying to make it as a journalist while juggling bad boyfriends, sick parents and a perfectionist boss, while the world around her deems her not good enough because of her weight. She starts to realize that she's as good as anyone else, and acts on it. Based on Lindy West's memoir Shrill: Notes From a Loud Woman.
  • Cast: Aidy Bryant, Lolly Adefope, Luka Jones, Ian Owens, John Cameron Mitchell, Julia Sweeney 
  • Team: W/EP Lindy West, Alexandra Rushfield; W/Co-EP Aidy Bryant; EP Lorne Michaels, Andrew Singer, Elizabeth Banks, Max Handelman; P Danna Shinder; D/EP Jesse Peretz
  • Studio: Broadway Video, Brownstone Productions
  • Premieres: 2019

  • Genre: Comedy (Animated)
  • Logline: A family of aliens from a better world take refuge in middle America. They disagree on whether this is awful or awesome.
  • Cast: Justin Roiland, Sean Giambrone, Mary Mack
  • Team: W/EP Justin Roiland, Mike McMahan
  • Studio: 20th Century Fox Television
  • Premieres: 2019

ORDERED TO PILOT

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Details the rise to power of Catherine the Great and her explosive relationship with husband Peter, the emperor of Russia.
  • Cast: Elle Fanning, Nicholas Hoult
  • Team: W/EP Tony McNamara; EP Elle Fanning, Marian Macgowan
  • Studio: Media Rights Capital, Echo Lake Entertainment, Thruline Entertainment
  • Notes:

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: Set in a modern U.S. riven by cultural and political divisions, so much so that it has chosen to split itself into two nations. One Missouri city, however was too evenly divided to align with either side, so Kansas City split in two: the liberal East K.C. and conservative West K.C., with a wall built to divided the sides. 
  • Cast: Rafe Spall, John Slattery, Allison Tolman, Andrew Caldwell, Jade Pettyjohn, Anthony Keyvan
  • Team: W/EP Zev Borow; EP Darryl Frank, Justin Falvey; D/EP Rhys Thomas
  • Studio: Sony Pictures Television, Amblin Television
  • Notes:

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: A college freshman returns home for Christmas to spend time with his ex-girlfriend and his friend who struggles with addiction.
  • Cast: Austin Abrams, Lily Donoghue, Cooper Koch, Keenan Jolliff, Ronen Rubinstein, James Bloor
  • Team: W/EP Craig Wright; EP Bret Easton Ellis; D/EP Brett Morgen
  • Studio: Fox 21 Television Studios
  • Notes: Based on Bret Easton Ellis' 1985 novel and the subsequent feature film.

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: A hyper-kinetic revenge tale following a relentless femme fatale who, after being left for dead, leads a vengeful campaign against a bombastic gang of gearheads.
  • Cast: Abigail Spencer, Rodrigo Santoro, Mena Massoud, David Dastmalchian, Rhys Wakefield
  • Team: W/Co-EP Josh Corbin; EP Warren Littlefield, Barry Jossen; Co-EP Ann Johnson, Graham Littlefield; D/EP Jonathan Van Tulleken
  • Studio: A+E Studios, The Littlefield Company
  • Notes:

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: A young woman, a band and a community learn how to be unafraid of their own noise.
  • Cast: Taylor Dearden, Aubrey Peeples, Brad Morris, Leah Harvey, Jessica Hecht, Imogen Tear
  • Team: W/EP/D Carrie Brownstein; EP Megan Ellison, Sue Naegle, Ali Krug
  • Studio: Annapurna Television
  • Notes: Based loosely on Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl by Carrie Brownstein.