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)

ORDERED TO SERIES

  • 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: Limited Series
  • Logline: The series explores the story behind the mugshot of a female high school teacher who is caught in an affair with her male student and reveals the complexities and consequences of the illegal relationships. Based on the 2013 feature film.
  • Cast: Kate Mara, Nick Robinson, Ashley Zukerman, Marielle Scott, Shane Harper, Adam David Thompson, Rya Kihlstedt (recurring), Camila Perez (recurring), Cameron MoulĂ©ne (recurring), Ciara Bravo (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP/D Hannah Fidell; EP Kate Mara, Michael Costigan, Jason Bateman, Danny Brocklehurst
  • Studio: FX Productions, Aggregate Films
  • Premieres: 2020

  • 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: 2019

  • Genre: Limited Series
  • Logline: A young computer engineer, Lily Chan, investigates the secretive development division of her employer, a cutting-edge tech company based in San Francisco, who she believes are behind the murder of her boyfriend.
  • Cast: Sonoya Mizuno, Nick Offerman, Jin Ha, Zach Grenier, Stephen McKinley Henderson, Cailee Spaney, Alison Pill
  • Team: W/EP/D Alex Garland; EP Andrew Macdonald, Allon Reich, Eli Bush, Scott Rudin
  • Studio: FX Productions, Scott Rudin Productions, DNA Television
  • Premieres: 2019

  • Genre: Limited Series
  • Logline: Tells the true story of the movement to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment, and the unexpected backlash led by a conservative woman named Phyllis Schlafly. Through the eyes of the women of that era - Schlafly and second-wave feminists Gloria Steinem, Betty Friedan, Shirley Chisholm, Bella Abzug and Jill Ruckelshaus - the series explores how one of the toughest battlegrounds in the culture wars of the 1970s helped give rise to the Moral Majority and forever shifted our political landscape.
  • Cast: Cate Blanchett, Uzo Aduba, Rose Byrne, Kayli Carter, Ari Graynor, Melanie Lynskey, James Marsden, Margo Martindale, Sarah Paulson, John Slattery, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Tracey Ullman, Elizabeth Banks, Bria Henderson (recurring), Niecy Nash (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP Dahvi Waller; EP Cate Blanchett, Stacey Sher, Coco Francini; D/EP Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck
  • Studio: FX 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

UNTITLED LIL DICKY COMEDY
  • 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: 2019

Y
  • 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

ORDERED TO PILOT

  • 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: Drama
  • Logline: Dan Chase is a retired CIA officer who absconded from the CIA decades ago and has been living off the grid since. When an assassin arrives and tries to take Chase out, the old operative learns that to ensure his future he now must reconcile his past. Based on the novel by Thomas Perry.
  • Cast: Jeff Bridges, John Lithgow, Amy Brenneman 
  • Team: W/EP Jon Steinberg, Robert Levine; EP Jeff Bridges, Warren Littlefield, Dan Shotz, David Schiff; D/EP Jon Watts
  • Studio: Fox 21 Television Studios, The Littlefield Company
  • Premieres: 2020

  • 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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