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

ALIEN NEWS DESK
  • Genre: Comedy (Animated)
  • Logline: Extraterrestrial news anchors Drexx Drudlarr and Tuva Van Void provide topical commentary on the universe's most baffling species: humans.
  • Cast: Will Forte, Heidi Gardner
  • Team: W/EP Dennis McNicholas; EP Lorne Michaels, Andrew Singer, Erik Kenward, Joel Kuwahara, Scott Greenberg
  • Studio: Broadway Video, Bento Box Entertainment
  • Premieres: 2019

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), Isaiah Lehtinen (recurring), Brian Posehn (recurring), Erica Cerra (recurring), French Stewart (recurring), Olivia Cheng (recurring), Ice-T (guest), David Zayas (recurring), Kelcey Mawema (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: January 16, 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: December 2, 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: Alan Tudyk, Sara Tomko, Corey Reynolds, Alice Wetterlund, Levi Fiehler
  • 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.