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)

ORDERED TO SERIES

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: The close working relationship of Dublin detectives Rob Reilly and Cassie Maddox is sorely tested when murder cases bring up pieces of their pasts both would rather forget. Based on the novels by Tana French.
  • Cast: Killian Scott, Sarah Greene, Tom Vaughan-Lawlor, Moe Dunford, Leah McNamara, Ian Kenny, Eugene O'Hare, Jonny Holden, Conleth Hill, Peter McDonald
  • Team: W/EP Sarah Phelps; EP Kate Harwood, Noemi Spanos, Alan Gasmer, Peter Jaysen, Ed Guiney, Elizabeth Kilgarriff; D/EP Saul Dibb
  • Studio: Fremantle, Euston Films, Veritas Entertainment, Element Pictures
  • Premieres: 2019

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Jackie Quinones is a lesbian National Marine Fisheries Services officer, happy to use her gun and badge to pick up tourist chicks in "P-Town" - the gay mecca of Provincetown, Massachusetts. But when she finds a body washed up on the beach - collateral damage of the opioid epidemic - her life begins to circle the drain. As she faces her own addictive behaviors, she becomes increasingly obsessed with solving the murder. She is forced to confront the dark side of the idyllic summer spot - all the while putting herself and her sobriety in danger.
  • Cast: Monica Raymund
  • Team: W/EP Rebecca Cutter; SR/EP Gary Lennon; EP Jerry Bruckheimer, Jonathan Littman, Kristie Anne Reed
  • Studio: Jerry Bruckheimer Television
  • Premieres: 2019

  • 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: Avan Jogia, Kelli Berglund, Beau Mirchoff, Roxane Mesquida, Tyler Posey (recurring), Jacob Artist (recurring), Chris Aquilino (recurring), Desmond Chiam (recurring), Evan Hart (recurring), Taylor Hart (recurring), RJ Mitte (recurring), Grace Victoria Cox (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP/D Gregg Araki; W/EP Karley Sciortino; EP Steven Soderbergh, Gregory Jacobs
  • Studio: Lionsgate Television
  • Premieres: March 10, 2019

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Set down deep in the Mississippi Delta, where lies an oasis of grit and glitter in a rough patch of human existence where beauty can be hard to find. The southern-fried drama tells the kaleidoscopic story of a little-strip-club-that-could and the big characters who come through its doors - the hopeful, the lost, the broken, the ballers, the beautiful and the damned. Trap music meets film noir in this lyrical and atmospheric series that dares to ask what happens when small-town folk dream beyond the boundaries of the Piggly Wiggly and the pawnshop.
  • Cast: Brandee Evans, Nicco Annan, Shannon Thornton, J. Alphonse Nicholson
  • Team: W/EP Katori Hall; Co-EP Patrik-Ian Polk; CP Khaliah Neal; D/EP Karena Evans
  • Studio: Chernin Entertainment
  • 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: Emma Greenwell, Olivia Munn, Joely Richardson, Adrian Lester, Ronan Raftery, Catherine Steadman, Jon Fletcher, Shelley Conn (recurring), James D'Arcy (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP Sam Holcroft, Al Muriel; SR/EP Lisa Zwerling, Karyn Usher; EP Stephen Garrett, Meghan Hibbett; D/EP Kari Skogland
  • Studio: Lionsgate Television, Liberty Global, Carpool Entertainment
  • Premieres: 2019

  • Genre: Limited Series
  • 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: Charlotte Hope, Stephanie Levi-John, Angus Imrie, Harriet Walter, Laura Carmichael, Ruairi O'Connor, Georgie Henley, Elliot Cowan, Alexandra Moen, Philip Cumbus, Nadia Parkes, Aaron Cobham, Alan McKenna, Richard Pepper, Olly Rix, Jordan Renzo, Daniel Cerqueira, Alicia Borrachero
  • Team: W/EP Emma Frost, Matthew Graham; EP Colin Callender, Scott Huff, Charlie Pattinson, Charlie Hampton
  • Studio: Lionsgate Television, New Pictures Limited
  • Premieres: 2019