Tuesday, January 1, 2019

Apple TV+ - Upcoming Shows and Pilots


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

ORDERED TO SERIES

  • Genre: Anthology
  • Logline: Transports the audience to worlds of wonder through the lens of today's most imaginative filmmakers, directors and writers.
  • Cast: Edward Burns, Kerry Bishé, Austin Stowell
  • Team: W/EP Adam Horowitz, Eddy Kitsis; EP Steven Spielberg, Darryl Frank, Justin Falvey, David A. Goodman, Chris Long
  • Studio: Universal Television, Amblin Television
  • Premieres: 2019

  • Genre: Comedy (Animated)
  • Logline: A family of caretakers, who live and work in Central Park, end up saving the park - and basically the world.
  • Cast: Josh Gad, Leslie Odom Jr., Tituss Burgess, Kristen Bell, Stanley Tucci, Daveed Diggs, Kathryn Hahn
  • Team: W/EP Loren Bouchard, Josh Gad; SR/EP Regina Hicks; CP Nora Smith; P Kevin Larsen
  • Studio: 20th Century Fox Television, Brillstein Entertainment Partners
  • Premieres: 2019

  • Genre: Limited Series
  • Logline: Andy Barber is an assistant district attorney who investigates the slaying of a 14-year-old boy and discovers his teenage son is a suspect. Based on William Landay's 2012 novel of the same name.
  • Cast: Chris Evans, Michelle Dockery, Jaeden Martell, Cherry Jones, Pablo Schreiber, Betty Gabriel, Sakina Jaffrey
  • Team: W/EP Mark Bomback; EP Chris Evans, Rosalie Swedlin, Adam Shulman; D/EP Morten Tyldum
  • Studio: Paramount Television, Anonymous Content
  • Premieres: 2019

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Chronicles the thousand-year saga of The Foundation, a band of exiles who discover the only way to save their Galactic Empire is to defy it. Based on the series of novels by Isaac Asimov.
  • Cast: Lee Pace, Jared Harris
  • Team: W/EP David S. Goyer, Josh Friedman; EP Robyn Asimov, David Ellison, Dana Goldberg, Marcy Ross; D/EP Rupert Sanders
  • Studio: Skydance Television
  • Premieres: 2020

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Inspired by the real-life story of Hilde Lysiak, a young girl moves from Brooklyn to the small lakeside town her father left behind. While there, her dogged pursuit of the truth leads her to unearth a cold case that everyone in town, including her own father, tried hard to bury.
  • Cast: Brooklynn PrinceJim SturgessAbby Miller, Louis Herthum, Michael Weston, Kylie Rogers, Aziza Scott, Adrian Hough, Joelle Carter, Jibrail Nantambu, Deric McCabe
  • Team: W/EP Dana Fox, Dara Resnik; EP Joy Gorman Wettels, Sharlene Martin; D/EP Jon M. Chu
  • Studio: Paramount Television, Anonymous Content
  • Premieres: 2019

  • Genre: Limited Series
  • Logline: The deeply personal thriller follows Lisey two years following the death of her husband and explores a series of events that causes her to begin facing amazing realities about her husband that she had repressed and forgotten. Based on the novel by Stephen King.
  • Cast: Julianne Moore, Clive Owen 
  • Team: W/EP Stephen King; EP Julianne Moore, J.J. Abrams, Ben Stephenson
  • Studio: Warner Bros. Television, Bad Robot Productions
  • Premieres: 2020

  • Genre: Anthology
  • Logline: Based on the true stories included in the Epic Magazine feature of the same name, the series will go beyond the headlines to look at the funny, romantic, heartfelt, inspiring and surprising stories of immigrants in America at a time when they are more relevant than ever.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Kumail Nanjiani, Emily Gordon; SR/EP Lee Eisenberg; EP Alan Yang, Joshuah Bearman, Joshua Davis; Co-EP Arthur Spector
  • Studio: Universal Television
  • Premieres: 2019

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: A love letter to the diverse musicality of New York, the series explores the universal journey of finding your authentic voice in your early 20s - and then the courage to use it.
  • Cast: Brittany O'Grady, Shalini Bathina, Sean Teale, Colton Ryan, Samrat Chakrabarti, Gopal Divan, Sakina Jaffrey, Emma Hong
  • Team: W/EP/D Jessie Nelson; EP J.J. Abrams, Sara Bareilles, Ben Stephenson
  • Studio: Warner Bros. Television, Bad Robot Productions
  • Premieres: 2020

  • Genre: Limited Series
  • Logline: The story of the American bomber boys in World War II who brought the war to Hitler's doorstep. Based on the novel by Donald L. Miller.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP John Orloff; EP Steven Spielberg, Tom Hanks, Gary Goetzman, Graham Yost, Darryl Frank, Justin Falvey, Steven Shareshian
  • Studio: Amblin Television, Playtone
  • Premieres: 2020

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: An idealist uproots his family to Latin America. Based on the novel by Paul Theroux.
  • Cast: Justin Theroux, Melissa George, Gabriel Bateman, Logan Polish
  • Team: W/EP Neil Cross, Tom Bissell; EP Alan Gasmer, Peter Jaysen, Bob Bookman; D/EP Rupert Wyatt
  • Studio: Fremantle
  • Premieres: 2020

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: Mr. Corman is a public school teacher in the San Fernando Valley coming to grips with adulthood.
  • Cast: Joseph Gordon-Levitt
  • Team: W/EP/D Joseph Gordon-Levitt
  • Studio: A24, HitRecord
  • Premieres: 2020

  • Genre: Limited Series
  • Logline: Through the power of friendship and the resilience of the human spirit, an extraordinary group of women support Amy as she waits for a second life-saving heart transplant. Based on the 2017 memoir of the same name by Amy Silverstein.
  • Cast: Jennifer Garner
  • Team: W/EP Karen Croner; EP Jennifer Garner, J.J. Abrams, Amy Silverstein, Ben Stephenson
  • Studio: Warner Bros. Television, Bad Robot Productions
  • Premieres: 2020

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: Set in a video game development studio, the comedy explore the intricacies of the human condition through hilarious and innovative ways.
  • Cast: Rob McElhenney, F. Murray Abraham, Imani Hakim, David Hornsby, Danny Pudi, Ashly Burch, Charlotte Nicdao, Jessie Ennis
  • Team: W/EP Rob McElhenney, Charlie Day; EP Michael Rotenberg, Nick Frenkel, Gerard Guillemot, Jason Altman, Danielle Kreinik
  • Studio: Lionsgate Television, 3 Arts Entertainment, Ubisoft
  • Premieres: 2019

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Epic in scope and intimate in tone, the story begins with a forbidden love and crescendos into a sweeping saga that journeys between Korea, Japan and America to tell the story of war and peace, love and loss, triumph and reckoning in four generations of a Korean immigrant family. Based on the novel by Min Jin Lee.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Soo Hugh; EP Min Jin Lee, Michael Ellenberg; Co-EP Dani Gorin
  • Studio: Media Res
  • Premieres: 2020

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: A Philadelphia couple are in mourning after an unspeakable tragedy which creates a rift in their marriage and opens the door for a mysterious force to enter their home.
  • Cast: Toby KebbellLauren Ambrose, Nell Tiger Free, Rupert Grint 
  • Team: W/EP Tony Basgallop; EP Ashwin Rajan, Jason Blumenthal, Todd Black, Steve Tisch; Co-EP Taylor Lathan; D/EP M. Night Shyamalan
  • Studio: Blinding Edge Pictures, Escape Artists
  • Premieres: November 28, 2019

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Lumen Industries is a company looking to take work-life balance to a new level.
  • Cast: Adam Scott
  • Team: W/EP Dan Erickson; EP Adam Scott, Chris Black, Nicky Weinstock, Jackie Cohn; D/EP Ben Stiller
  • Studio: Endeavor Content, Red Hour Productions
  • Premieres: 2020

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Lin is a man on the run from an Australian prison looking to get lost in the teeming city of Bombay. Cut off from family and friends by distance and fate, he finds a new life in the slums, bars and underworld of India. Based on the novel by Gregory David Roberts.
  • Cast: Charlie Hunnam, Richard Roxburgh, Radhika Apte
  • Team: W/EP Eric Warren Singer; EP Dave Erickson, Steve Golin, Nicole Clemens, Andrea Barron, Richard Sharkey; D/EP Justin Kurzel
  • Studio: Paramount Television, Anonymous Content
  • Premieres: 2020

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: A team of British intelligence agents serve in a dumping ground department of MI5 - Slough House. Based on the novel by Mick Herron.
  • Cast: Gary Oldman
  • Team: W/EP Will Smith; EP Graham Yost, Jamie Laurenson, Hakan Kousetta, Iain Canning, Emile Sherman, Gail Mutrux, Douglas Urbanski
  • Studio: See-Saw Films
  • Premieres: 2020

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Based on the life of NBA star Kevin Durant, the drama explores the world of Amateur Athletic Union basketball in Washington, D.C., following players, families and coaches who walk the fine line between dreams and ambition, opportunism and corruption.
  • Cast: Winston Duke 
  • Team: W/EP/D Reggie Rock Bythewood; EP Kevin Durant, Rich Kleiman, Brian Grazer, Francie Calfo
  • Studio: CBS Television Studios, Imagine Television, Thirty Five Ventures
  • Premieres: 2020

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: Ted Lasso is an all-American football coach hired to manage an English football club - despite having no soccer coaching experience at all.
  • Cast: Jason Sudeikis, Brendan Hunt
  • Team: W/EP Jason Sudeikis, Bill Lawrence; EP Jeff Ingold; Co-EP Liza Katzer
  • Studio: Warner Bros. Television, Doozer Productions
  • Premieres: 2020

  • Genre: Limited Series
  • Logline: Podcaster Poppy Parnell is compelled to reopen the murder case that made her a national sensation and comes face to face with Warren Cole, the man she may have mistakenly helped to put behind bars. Her investigation navigates urgent concerns about privacy, media and race.
  • Cast: Octavia Spencer, Lizzy CaplanAaron Paul, Ron Cephas Jones, Elizabeth Perkins, Mekhi Phifer, Michael Beach, Tracie Thoms, Haneefah Wood, Katherine LaNasaTami Roman, Nic Bishop (recurring), Annabella Sciorra (recurring), Molly Hagan (recurring), Billy Miller (recurring), Brett Cullen (recurring), Hunter Doohan (recurring), Lyndon Smith (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP Nichelle Tramble Spellman; EP Octavia Spencer, Reese Witherspoon, Lauren Neustadter, Peter Chernin, Jenno Topping, Kristen Campo, Leonard Dick, Ben Watkins, Victor Hsu, Mikkel Norgaard; D/EP Anna Foerster
  • Studio: Endeavor Content, Hello Sunshine, Chernin Entertainment
  • Premieres: December 6, 2019

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline:
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP/D Damien Chazelle; EP Jordan Horowitz, Fred Berger
  • Studio: Media Rights Capital, Original Headquarters, Automatik Entertainment
  • Premieres: 2020

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: A provocative and contemporary look at a young woman's journey in the CIA, told through the prism of her closest relationships. Based on the real-life experiences of CIA undercover operative Amaryllis Fox and her memoir Life Undercover: Coming of Age in the CIA.
  • Cast: Brie Larson
  • Team: W/EP Megan Martin; EP Brie Larson, Michael Ellenberg, Lynette Howell Taylor, Samantha Housman; Co-EP Dani Goren; P Amaryllis Fox
  • Studio: Media Res, 51 Entertainment
  • Premieres: 2020

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: Inspired by Curtis Sittenfeld's short-story collection You Think It, I'll Say It.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Colleen McGuinness; EP Reese Witherspoon, Lauren Neustadter
  • Studio: Hello Sunshine
  • Premieres: 2020