Monday, January 1, 2018

Syfy - Upcoming Shows and Pilots


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

ORDERED TO SERIES

DEADLY CLASS
  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Set in a dark, comic book world against the backdrop of late '80s counter culture, a disillusioned teen is recruited into a storied elite private school where the world's top crime families send their next generations. Maintaining his moral code while surviving a ruthless curriculum, vicious social cliques and his own adolescent uncertainties soon proves to be vital. It's a coming-of-age journey full of ancient mystery and teen angst.
  • Cast: Benedict Wong, Benjamin Wadsworth, Lana Condor, Maria Gabriela de Faria, Luke Tennie, Liam James, Michel Duval, Henry Rollins, Tom Stevens (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP Rick Remender, Miles Orion Feldscott; SR/EP Mick Betancourt; EP Joe Russo, Anthony Russo, Mike Larocca; D/EP Lee Toland Krieger
  • Studio: Universal Cable Productions, Sony Pictures Television, Russo Brothers Productions
  • Premieres: 2019

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Set in the future on the eve of Earth's destruction, a crew of explorers journey on the most advanced ship in the galaxy, The Nightflyer, to intercept a mysterious alien spacecraft that might hold the key to their survival. As crew nears their destination, they discover that the ship's artificial intelligence and never-seen captain may be steering them into deadly and unspeakable horrors deep in the dark reaches of space.
  • Cast: Gretchen Mol, Eoin Macken, David Ajala, Sam Strike, Maya Eshet, Angus Sampson, Jodie Turner-Smith, Brian F. O'Byrne, Phillip Rhys (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP Jeff Buhler; EP Gene Klein, David Bartis, Doug Liman, Alison Rosenzweig, Michael Gaeta, Lloyd Ivan Miller, Alice P. Neuhauser; P Robert Jaffe; D/EP Mike Cahill
  • Studio: Universal Cable Productions, Hypnotic Productions, Gaeta Rosenzweig Films, Lloyd Ivan Miller Productions
  • Premieres: 2018


ORDERED TO PILOT

RESIDENT ALIEN
  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: After taking on the identity of a small-town Colorado doctor, a crash-landed alien named Henry slowly begins to wrestle with the moral dilemma of his secret mission on Earth - ultimately asking the question, "Are human beings worth saving?"
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Chris Sheridan; EP Mike Richardson, Keith Goldberg, Justin Falvey, Darryl Frank
  • Studio: Universal Cable Productions, Dark Horse Entertainment, Amblin Television
  • Notes: Based on the comic series by Peter Horgan and Steve Parkhouse.

RUN FOR YOUR LIFE
  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Set on the last night of Dia de Los Muertos, a grieving detective is thrust into a deadly game to bring someone back from the dead.
  • Cast: Josh Segarra, Andrew Jacobs, Carlos Leal, Danube Hermosillo, Angela Alvarado, Jennifer Landon, Kadeem Hardison, Fernanda Andrade
  • Team: W/Co-EP Chris Cullari, Jennifer Raite; EP Jason Blum, Jeremy Gold, Marci Wiseman, Jessica Rhoades; D/Co-EP Patricia Riggen
  • Studio: Universal Television, Blumhouse Television
  • Notes: Produced by both USA and Syfy, with the final decision on which network may ultimately air it being made after the pilot is finished.