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

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: When the House of El is shamed and ostracized two generations before Krypton's destruction, Superman's grandfather brings hope and equality to Krypton, turning a planet in disarray into one worthy of giving birth to the greatest superhero ever known.
  • Cast: Cameron Cuffe, Georgina Campbell, Ian McElhinney, Elliot Cowan, Ann Ogbomo, Rasmus Hardiker, Wallis Day, Aaron Pierre, Shaun Sipos, Paula Malcomson, Blake Ritson, Hannah Waddingham (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP David S. Goyer; SR/EP Cameron Welsh; D/EP Colm McCarthy
  • Studio: Warner Horizon Television, DC Entertainment, Phantom Four
  • Premieres: March 21, 2018

  • 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; SR/EP Dan Cerone; 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

DEADLY CLASS
  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: A disillusioned teen is recruited into a storied high school for assassins. Maintaining his moral code while surviving a ruthless curriculum, vicious social cliques and his own adolescent uncertainties may prove fatal. Set against the backdrop of late '80s counter culture, the drama is a unique coming of age journey.
  • Cast: Benedict Wong, Benjamin Wadsworth, Lana Condor, Maria Gabriela de Faria, Luke Tennie, Liam James, Michel Duval, Henry Rollins
  • Team: W/EP Rick Rememder, Wes Craig; SR/EP Adam Targum; EP Joe Russo, Anthony Russo, Mike Larocca; D/EP Lee Toland Krieger
  • Studio: Universal Cable Productions, Sony Pictures Television, Russo Brothers Productions
  • Notes: Based on the graphic novel of the same name.

  • 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.

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: The killer Graboid worms that nearly destroyed Perfection, Nevada 25 years ago are back. The town's only hope for survival is Valentine McKee (Bacon), who beat them once. But to do it again, he'll have to overcome age, alcohol and a delusional hero complex.
  • Cast: Kevin Bacon, Emily Tremaine, Megan Ketch, Shiloh Fernandez, Toks Olagundoye, John Ellison Conlee, P.J. Byrne, Hunter Parrish, Ebonée Noel, Brandon Jay McLaren, Haley Tju
  • Team: W/EP Andrew Miller; EP Kevin Bacon, Jason Blum, David Schiff; D/EP Vincenzo Natali
  • Studio: Universal Cable Productions, Blumhouse Television
  • Notes: Reboot of the 1990 feature film of the same name.