Tuesday, January 1, 2019

FX - Upcoming Shows and Pilots

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


  • Genre: Limited Series
  • Logline: A unique and original take on the classic novel by Charles Dickens that's a spine-tingling immersion into Scrooge's dark night of the soul.
  • Cast: Guy Pearce, Andy Serkis, Stephen Graham, Charlotte Riley, Joe Alwyn, Vinette Robinson, Rutger Hauer, Kayvan Novak, Lenny Rush
  • Team: W/EP Steven Knight; EP Ridley Scott, Tom Hardy, Dean Baker, David W. Zucker, Kate Crowe, Mona Qureshi; P Julian Stevens; D/EP Nick Murphy
  • Studio: FX Productions, Scott Free Productions, Hardy Son & Baker
  • Premieres: 2019

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: Exposes the parental paradox that it is possible, in the very same moment, to love your child to the horizon of the universe, while being apoplectically angry enough to want to send them there.
  • Cast: Martin Freeman, Daisy Haggard
  • Team: W/EP Simon Blackwell, Chris Addison; EP Martin Freeman, Richard Allen-Turner, Rob Aslett, David Martin, Jon Thoday, Michael Wiggs
  • Studio: FX Productions, Avalon Television, Sky Original Productions
  • Premieres: 2020

  • Genre: Limited Series
  • Logline: English sailor John Blackthorne ends up shipwrecked in feudal Japan circa 1600. He eventually becomes a confidant of Lord Toronaga, a powerful daimyo (feudal lord). Based on James Clavell's novel.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Ronan Bennett, Rachel Bennette; EP Michael De Luca, Andrew Macdonald, Allon Reich, Michaela Clavell; D/EP Tim Van Patten
  • Studio: FX Productions, DNA Television
  • Premieres: 2020

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: A suburban neurotic man in his late 20s has convinced himself that he's destined to be one of the best rappers of all time. Now he must convince his closest friends, because with their help, he might actually convince the world.
  • Cast: Lil Dicky
  • Team: W/EP Lil Dicky, Jeff Schaffer; EP Kevin Hart, Scooter Braun, Marty Bowen, Mike Hertz, James Shin, Scott Manson; D/EP Greg Mottola
  • Studio: FX Productions, SB Projects
  • Premieres: 2020

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: All of the men are dead. But one. The series traverses a world of women - exploring gender, race, class and survival. Based on the comic Y: The Last Man by Brian K. Vaughan.
  • Cast: Diane Lane, Barry Keoghan, Imogen Poots, Lashana Lynch, Juliana Canfield, Marin Ireland, Amber TamblynTimothy Hutton 
  • Team: W/EP Eliza Clark; EP Brian K. Vaughan, Nina Jacobson, Brad Simpson; D/EP Melina Matsoukas
  • Studio: FX Productions, Color Force
  • Premieres: 2020


  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Set in 1980, a group of talent agents defect from an old-guard firm to found their own, which skyrockets to industry dominance, disrupting the business and changing movies forever.
  • Cast: John Magaro, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Lola Kirke, Ben Schnetzer, Jonathan Pryce, Judd Hirsch, Nelson Franklin, Eric Lange, Sarah Ramos, Peta Sergeant, Jeremy Shamos
  • Team: W/EP/D Ted Griffin; EP Scott Rudin, Shawn Ryan, Marney Hochman, Eli Bush, Garret Basch
  • Studio: FX Productions, MiddKid Productions
  • Notes:

  • Genre: Anthology (Episodic)
  • Logline: Using the boldest issues of our times as a jumping off point, the series tells singular, character-driven stories about the world we live in today.
  • Cast: Lucas Hedges, Jon Bernthal, Kaitlyn Dever, Boyd Holbrook, O'Shea Jackson Jr., George Wallace, Ed Asner
  • Team: W/EP/D B.J. Novak
  • Studio: FX Productions
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