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: 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, Michael McKean
  • 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: March 2, 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

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: 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
  • Notes:

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: A family survives a widespread technological crisis.
  • Cast: Chris Messina, Ari Graynor
  • Team: W/EP Paul Simms; EP M. Blair Breard; D/EP Jonathan Krisel
  • Studio: FX Productions
  • Notes: