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

CASTLE ROCK
  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Based on the stories of Stephen King, the drama intertwines characters and themes from the fictional town of Castle Rock.
  • Cast: André Holland, Sissy Spacek, Jane Levy, Melanie Lynskey, Bill Skarsgård, Scott Glenn, Terry O'Quinn 
  • Team: W/EP Sam Shaw, Dustin Thomason; EP J.J. Abrams, Ben Stephenson, Liz Glotzer
  • Studio: Warner Bros. Television, Bad Robot Productions
  • Premieres: 2018

  • Genre: Miniseries
  • Logline: Set in Italy during World War II, the series tells the story of the incomparable, artful dodger Yossarian, 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: George Clooney
  • 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: Drama
  • Logline: Detectives Robert Hicks and Elaine Renko are partners and enemies who seek to enforce the law and protect their loved ones in a world that every day slips closer to certain destruction. Hicks is a family man and a great, committed officer. He's also profoundly corrupt. Renko is a difficult and damaged, but utterly incorruptible, officer. The duo stand on different ends of the social and moral spectrum and also seriously distrust one another - and for good reason. But they must somehow learn to work together if they're going to survive until the end of the world.
  • Cast: Jim Sturgess, Agyness Deyn
  • Team: W/EP Neil Cross; EP Kate Harwood, Elizabeth Kilgarriff; D/EP Brian Kirk, Hugh Warren
  • Studio: Euston Films
  • Premieres: March 7, 2018

THE LOOMING TOWER
  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Based on the nonfiction book by Lawrence Wright, the drama traces the rising threat of Osama bin Laden and al-Qaeda, taking a look at how the rivalry between the CIA and FBI may have inadvertently set the stage for the tragedy of 9/11 and the war in Iraq.
  • Cast: Tahar Rahim, Jeff DanielsMichael Stuhlbarg, Bill Camp, Peter Sarsgaard, Wrenn Schmidt, Ella Rae Peck, Alec Baldwin (recurring), Virginia Kull, Louis Cancelmi, Sullivan Jones
  • Team: W/EP Dan Futterman; EP Alex Gibney, Lawrence Wright
  • Studio: Legendary Television
  • Premieres: February 28, 2018


ORDERED TO PILOT

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Steve Newman (Fitzalan) is named a local hero for his role in averting a school shooting. Since then, his father (O'Hare) has pressured him to write a book about the experience, thinking it will help his son get into a good college. This forces him to confront his past with two boys (Chacon, Wolff) who allegedly were involved in the shooting.
  • Cast: Alex FitzalanSebastian ChaconAlex WolffCamila PerezDenis O'HareRachel Bay Jones 
  • Team: W/EP Aaron Zelman; EP Michael Dinner, Alan Gasmer, Peter Jaysen, Katie Dimento
  • Studio: Sony Pictures Television
  • Notes: Based on the novel by Michael Hassan

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: After being dumped by her long-time boyfriend, a young woman must metaphorically re-enter the world of women, and rekindle the female friendships she left behind.
  • Cast: Kat Dennings
  • Team: W/EP Jordan Weiss; EP Kat Dennings, Margot Robbie, Brett Hedblom, Bryan Unkeless, Scott Morgan; D/EP Stephanie Laing
  • Studio: LuckChap Entertainment, Clubhouse Pictures
  • Notes:

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: After the gruesome murder of their father, three siblings (Scott, Charpentier, Mulhern) move to their ancestral home in Maine only to find the house has magical keys that give them a vast array of powers. Little do they know, a devious demon also wants the keys, and will stop at nothing to attain them.
  • Cast: Frances O'ConnorJackson Robert Scott, Megan Charpentier, Nate Corddry, Jack Mulhern, Danny Glover, Owen Teague 
  • Team: W/EP Joe Hill; SR/ER Carlton Cuse; EP Ted Adams, David Ozer, Lindsey Springer; D/EP Andy Muschietti
  • Studio: IDW Entertainment, Carlton Cuse Productions
  • Notes: Based on the comic book series of the same name.

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: A young woman, a band and a community learn how to be unafraid of their own noise.
  • Cast:
  • 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.