Monday, January 1, 2018

Starz - Upcoming Shows and Pilots

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


  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: Ulysses and his friends Carly, Ford and Severine are on various quests pursuing love, sex and fame. It explores identity, sexuality and artistry, while navigating the strange and oftentimes bewildering city of Los Angeles. Between sexual and romantic dating app adventures, Ulysses grows increasingly troubled as foreboding premonitory dreams make him wonder - is some kind of dark and monstrous conspiracy going on, or is he just smoking too much weed?
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP/D Gregg Araki; EP Steven Soderbergh, Gregory Jacobs
  • Studio: Lionsgate Television
  • Premieres: 2019

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: A young woman is pursued by shadowy paranormal adversaries while grappling with extraordinary abilities of her own. After waking in a park with total amnesia - and surrounded by dead bodies, all wearing latex gloves - she must fight to uncover her past, and resume her position at the head of Britain's most secret (supernatural) service before the traitors who stole her memory can finish what they started.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Sam Holcroft, Al Muriel; SR/EP Stephen Garrett; EP Stephenie Meyer, Meghan Hibbett
  • Studio: Lionsgate Television, Liberty Global
  • Premieres: 2018

  • Genre: Miniseries
  • Logline: Catherine of Aragon is the beautiful teenage princess of Spain who was promised the English throne since she was a child. She arrives in a grey, rain-lashed England with her glorious and diverse court including her lady-in-waiting Lina - an African Moor. She is Princess of Wales now, but when her husband Prince Arthur dies suddenly, the throne seems lost to Catherine. Until she claims her marriage was never consummated and that as a virgin she may set her sights on the new heir, the charismatic and headstrong Prince Harry, who will one day rule as King Henry VIII.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Emma Frost, Matthew Graham; EP Colin Callender, Scott Huff, Charlie Pattinson, Charlie Hampton
  • Studio: Lionsgate Television, New Pictures Limited
  • Premieres: 2019

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Shortly after arriving in New York, 22-year-old Tess lands a job at a celebrated downtown restaurant. She is then swiftly introduced to the world of drugs, alcohol, love, lust, dive bars and fine dining. She has to learn how to navigate the chaotically alluring, yet punishing life she has stumbled upon.
  • Cast: Ella Purnell, Caitlin FitzGerald, Tom Sturridge, Paul Sparks, Evan Jonigkeit, Daniyar, Eden Epstein, Jasmine Mathews, Jimmie Saito (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP Stephanie Danler; SR/EP Stu Zicherman; EP Brad Pitt, Ken Segna, Patrick McDonald, Samantha Offsay; P Donna Bloom; D/EP Richard Shepard
  • Studio: Plan B Entertainment
  • Premieres: May 6, 2018

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Two Mexican-American sisters from the Eastside of Los Angeles couldn't be more different or distanced from one another. Circumstances force them to return to their old neighborhood, where they are confronted by the past and shocking truth about their mother's identity.
  • Cast: Melissa Barrera, Mishel Prada, Karen Ser Anzoategui, Chelsea Rendon, Carlos Miranda, Maria Elena Laas, Elena Campbell-Martínez (recurring), Ramses Jimenez (recurring), Luis Bordonada (recurring), Elizabeth De Razzo (recurring), Renee Victor (recurring), Adelina Anthony (recurring), Erika Soto (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP Tanya Saracho; EP Marc Turtletaub, Peter Saraf, Robin Schwartz; D/EP Alonso Ruizpalacios
  • Studio: Lionsgate Television, Big Beach Television
  • Premieres: May 6, 2018