Monday, January 1, 2018

Netflix - Upcoming Shows and Pilots


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

ORDERED TO SERIES

ALEXA & KATIE
  • Genre: Comedy (Multi-Camera)
  • Logline: Lifelong best friends Alexa and Katie are eagerly anticipating the start of their freshman year of high school. The friends confront a crisis that leaves them feeling like outsiders at a time when what seems to matter most is fitting in.
  • Cast: Paris Berelc, Isabel May, Tiffani Thiessen, Eddie Shin, Jolie Jenkins, Emery Kelly, Jack Griffo, Kerri Medders, Finn Carr
  • Team: W/EP Heather Wordham; SR/EP Matthew Carlson
  • Studio:
  • Premieres: March 23, 2018

  • Genre: Anthology
  • Logline: The Western anthology will feature six tales about the American frontier. Each chapter will feature a distinct story about the American West.
  • Cast: Tim Blake Nelson
  • Team: W/EP/D Joel Coen, Ethan Coen; EP Megan Ellison, Sue Naegle, Robert Graf
  • Studio: Annapurna Television
  • Premieres: 2018

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: A heart attack survivor becomes focused on the mystery of the heart that saved her life. The more she learns about her donor's sudden death, the more she starts to take on the characteristics of the deceased.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Leah Rachel; SR/EP Akela Cooper; EP Stephen Gaghan
  • Studio: Super Deluxe
  • Premieres: 2018

  • Genre: Comedy (Animated)
  • Logline: Set in a crumbling medieval kingdom called Dreamland, the comedy follows the misadventures of hard-drinking young princess Bean, her feisty elf companion Elfo and her personal demon Luci. Along the way, the trio will encounter ogres, sprites, harpies, imps, trolls, walruses and more human fools.
  • Cast: Abbi Jacobson, Nat Faxon, Eric André, John DiMaggio, Billy West, Maurice LaMarche, Tress MacNeille, David Herman, Matt Berry, Jeny Batten, Rich Fulcher, Noel Fielding, Lucy Montgomery
  • Team: W/EP Matt Groening; EP Josh Weinstein
  • Studio: Rough Draft Studios, The Ululu Company
  • Premieres: 2018

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Set in contemporary Paris, the drama revolves around a club, its owner, the house band and the chaotic city that surrounds them.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Jack Thorne; EP Glen Ballard, Alan Poul, Patrick Spence, Katie Swinden; D/EP Damien Chazelle
  • Studio:
  • Premieres: 2018

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: A quirky, funny coming-of-age story that follows two groups of high school misfits: an A/V club and a drama club, who collide in 1996 Oregon.
  • Cast: Peyton Kennedy, Jahi Winston, Patch Darragh, Claudine Nako, Sydney Sweeney, Elijah Stevenson, Quinn Liebling, Rio Mangini
  • Team: W/EP/D Michael Mohan; W/EP Ben York Jones; EP Jeff Pinkner, Scott Rosenberg, Josh Appelbaum, André Nemec; D/EP Ry Russo-Young
  • Studio: Midnight Radio
  • Premieres: February 16, 2018

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Tony Sr. is a disgraced, former NYPD officer who never followed the rules. He lives with his son, Tony Jr., an earnest, obsessively honest NYPD detective who makes a point of always following the rules. The "odd couple" become unofficial partners as Tony Sr. offers his overly cautious son blunt, street-wise advice on everything from handling suspects to handling women. 
  • Cast: Tony Danza, Josh Groban, Monica Barbaro, Isiah Whitlock Jr. 
  • Team: W/EP Andy Breckman; EP Tony Danza, Howard Klein; D/EP Randy Zisk
  • Studio:
  • Premieres: 2018


  • Genre: Comedic Drama
  • Logline: A disgraced and dissatisfied civil lawyer-turned-beauty pageant coach takes on a vengeful, bullied teenager as his client, but he has no idea what he's about to unleash upon the world.
  • Cast: Debby Ryan, Dallas Roberts, Sarah Colonna, Erinn Westbrook, Michael Provost, Kimmy Shields, Irene Choi, Christopher Gorham, Alyssa Milano, Jordan Gelber (recurring), James Lastovic (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP Lauren Gussis; EP Ryan Seacrest, Nina Wass, Andrea Shay, Todd Hoffman, Dennis Kim; D/EP Andrew Fleming
  • Studio: CBS Television Studios, Storied Media Group, Ryan Seacrest Productions
  • Premieres: 2018

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: Sandy Kominsky is an actor who years ago had a brief fling with success and is now a revered Hollywood acting coach.
  • Cast: Michael Douglas, Alan Arkin, Nancy Travis, Sarah Baker, Susan Sullivan, Emily Osment, Graham Rogers, Ashleigh LaThrop, Jenna Lyng Adams, Melissa Tang, Casey Brown, Lisa Edelstein
  • Team: W/EP Chuck Lorre; EP Michael Douglas
  • Studio: Warner Bros. Television, Chuck Lorre Productions
  • Premieres: 2018

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: The Robinson family is forced to come together in a time of crisis. Stranded light years from their intended destination, they find themselves battling a strange new alien environment and also their own personal demons. Equal parts family drama and sci-fi adventure, it is a survival story for the ages.
  • Cast: Molly ParkerToby Stephens, Maxwell Jenkins, Taylor Russell, Parker Posey, Ignacio Serrichio, Mina Sundwall, Raza Jaffrey (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP Matt Sazama, Burk Sharpless; SR/EP Zack Estrin; EP Kevin Burns, Jon Jashni, Mac Helwig; D/EP Neil Marshall
  • Studio: Legendary Television
  • Premieres: 2018

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: A mental patient at a psychiatric ward escapes reality and lives in a fantasy world in his mind.
  • Cast: Emma Stone, Jonah Hill, Sally FieldJustin Theroux, Sonoya Mizuno, Julia Garner, Jemima Kirke 
  • Team: W/EP Patrick Somerville; EP Emma Stone, Jonah Hill, Michael Sugar, Doug Wald; D/EP Cary Fukunaga
  • Studio: Anonymous Content, Paramount Television
  • Premieres: 2018

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Exploring the lines among religion, faith and politics, the drama chronicles the modern world's reaction to a man who first appears in the Middle East creating a groundswell of followers around him claiming he is the Messiah. Is he sent from God or is he a dangerous fraud bent on dismantling the world's geopolitical order? The story will be told from multiple points of view, including a young CIA agent, an Israeli Shin Bet officer, a Latino preacher and his Texan daughter, a Palestinian refuge and the media.
  • Cast: Mehdi Dehbi, John Ortiz, Tomer Sisley
  • Team: W/EP Michael Petroni; EP Mark Burnett, Roma Downey, Andrew Deane; D/EP James McTeigue
  • Studio: Industry Entertainment
  • Premieres: 2019

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: Set in the rough inner city, four bright and street-savvy friends navigate their way through the triumph, pain and the newness of high school.
  • Cast: Diego Tinoco, Jason Genao, Jessica Marie Garcia, Sierra Capri, Brett Gray, Ronnie Hawk
  • Team: W/EP Lauren Iungerich, Eddie Gonzalez, Jeremy Haft
  • Studio:
  • Premieres: March 16, 2018

  • Genre: Comedy (Hourlong)
  • Logline: Payton is a wealthy Santa Barbara resident. Each season will center on a different political race that he is involved in.
  • Cast: Ben Platt, Barbra Streisand, Gwyneth Paltrow
  • Team: W/EP Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, Ian Brennan
  • Studio: Fox 21 Television Studios, Ryan Murphy Television, Brad Falchuk Teley-Vision
  • Premieres: 2019

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Single mother Nicole Reese is raising her son Dion after the death of her husband. The normal dramas of raising a son as a single mom are amplified when Dion starts to manifest several magical, superhero-like abilities. Nicole must now keep her son's gifts secret with the help of her husband's best friend Pat, and protect Dion from antagonists out to exploit him while figuring out the origin of his abilities.
  • Cast: Michael B. Jordan 
  • Team: W/EP Carol Barbee; EP Michael B. Jordan, Charles D. King, Kim Roth, Poppy Hanks, Kenny Goodman, Michael Green; D/EP Dennis Liu
  • Studio: Outlier Society Productions
  • Premieres: 2018

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: A prequel series to One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest. The origin story begins in 1947 and follows Nurse Ratched's journey and evolution from nurse to monster. The show will follow her deadly progression through the mental health care system.
  • Cast: Sarah Paulson
  • Team: W/Co-EP Evan Romansky; EP Michael Douglas, Aleen Keshishian, Margaret Riley, Jacob Epstein; P Sarah Paulson, Paul Zaentz; D/EP Ryan Murphy
  • Studio: Fox 21 Television Studios, Lighthouse Management
  • Premieres: 2019

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Tom is a pediatric surgeon raising his two teenager daughters, Jenny and Carrie, in a picturesque gated community after the death of his wife. Everyone seems to be recovering and thriving, until one evening, Jenny sneaks out to party. A murder and a disappearance ensue, bringing buried secrets to the surface.
  • Cast: Michael C. Hall, Amanda Abbington, Emmett J. Scanlan, Audrey Fleurot, Marc Warren, Nigel Lindsay, Laila Rouass
  • Team: W/EP Danny Brocklehurst, Harlan Coben; EP Michael C. Hall, Nicola Shindler
  • Studio: RED Production Company
  • Premieres: 2018

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: In an instant, life is forever changed for Brenton Butler and his family. After a white cop accidentally hits and critically injures a black teenager, a northeastern city explodes with racial tension, an attempted cover up and its aftermath, and the trial of the century.
  • Cast: Regina KingDavid Lyons, Beau Knapp, Russell Hornsby, Raúl Castillo, Zackary Momoh, Michael Mosley, Patrick Murney, Clare-Hope Ashitey 
  • Team: W/EP Veena Sud; EP Lawrence Bender, Kevin Brown, Alex Reznik; D/EP Gavin O'Connor
  • Studio: Fox 21 Television Studios
  • Premieres: February 23, 2018

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: The estranged members of a dysfunctional family of superheroes called the Umbrella Academy work together to solve their father's mysterious death while coming apart at the seams due to their divergent personalities and abilities.
  • Cast: Ellen Page, Tom Hopper, Emmy Raver-Lampman, David Castaneda, Robert Sheehan, Aidan Gallagher, Mary J. Blige, Cameron Britton, Colm Feore, Adam Godley, Ashley Madekwe (recurring)
  • Team: SR/EP Steve Blackman; EP Mike Richardson, Keith Goldberg; Co-EP Gerard Way
  • Studio: Universal Cable Productions, Bluegrass Television, Dark Horse Entertainment
  • Premieres: 2018

  • Genre: Miniseries
  • Logline: Tells the true story of Marie, a teenager who was charged with lying about having been raped, and the two female detectives who followed a twisting path to arrive at the truth.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP/SR Susannah Grant; W/EP Michael Chabon, Ayelet Waldman; EP Katie Couric, Sarah Timberman, Carl Beverly
  • Studio: CBS Television Studios, Timberman/Beverly Productions
  • Premieres: 2019

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: Follows a young woman named Nadia on her journey as the guest of honor at a seemingly inescapable party one night in New York.
  • Cast: Natasha Lyonne
  • Team: W/EP Natasha Lyonne, Amy Poehler, Leslye Headland; EP Brooke Posch, Dave Becky
  • Studio: Universal Television, Paper Kite Productions, Jax Media, 3 Arts Entertainment
  • Premieres: 2018

  • Genre: Comedy (Multi-Camera)
  • Logline: A legendary rapper's plans for slowing down are thwarted when his wife decides to pursue her own dreams.
  • Cast: Joseph "Rev. Run" Simmons, Justine Simmons
  • Team: W/EP Jeremy Bronson; SR/EP Andrew Reich; EP Joseph "Rev. Run" Simmons, Justine Simmons, Michael Lehmann, Darryl Frank, Justin Falvey
  • Studio: ABC Signature, Amblin Television, Simmons Lehmann Productions
  • Premieres: 2018

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Reimagines the origin and adventures of Sabrina the Teenage Witch as a dark coming-of-age tale that traffics in horror, the occult and witchcraft. Sabrina wrestles to reconcile her dual nature as a half-witch, half-mortal while fighting the evil forces that threaten her, her family and the daylight world humans inhabit.
  • Cast: Kiernan Shipka, Jaz Sinclair, Michelle Gomez, Chance Perdomo, Lucy Davis 
  • Team: W/EP Roberto Aguiree-Sacasa; EP Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter, Jon Goldwater; D/EP Lee Toland Krieger
  • Studio: Warner Bros. Television, Berlanti Productions
  • Premieres: 2018