Tuesday, January 1, 2019

Hulu - 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: 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 Mouléne (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 (Animated)
  • Logline: Patrick is a goodhearted peasant who lands a covet squire position at the royal castle. His dream job quickly turns into a nightmare when he learns his beloved kingdom is run by a hornet's nest of horny monarchs, crooks and charlatans. Even worse, Patrick's valor made him the black sheep in his family, and now his criminal siblings have returned to make his life hell.
  • Cast: Nicholas Hoult, Luke Evans, Seth Green, Breckin Meyer, Tony Hale, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Adam Pally, Adam Ray, Tara Strong, Alanna Ubach
  • Team: W/EP Tom Root, John Harvatine IV; EP Seth Green, Matthew Senreich, Eric Towner
  • Studio: Sony Pictures Television, Stoopid Buddy Stoodios
  • Premieres: 2020

  • 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: 2020

  • Genre: Limited Series
  • Logline: The story of Elizabeth Holmes and her company Theranos is an unbelievable tale of ambition and fame gone terribly wrong. How did the world's youngest self-made female billionaire lose it all in the blink of an eye? How did the woman once heralded as "the next Steve Jobs" find herself facing criminal charges - to which she pleaded not guilty - and up to 20 years in jail? How did her technology, meant to revolutionize healthcare, potentially put millions of patients at risk? And how did so many smart people get it so wrong along the way?
  • Cast: Kate McKinnon
  • Team: EP Kate McKinnon, Rebecca Jarvis, Taylor Dunn, Victoria Thompson
  • Studio: Fox Searchlight
  • Premieres: 2020

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Antoine, a young French man, searches for his estranged, presumed to be dead sister in the depths of the Syrian civil war. While unraveling the mystery, piece by piece, Antoine ends up joining forces with a unit of Kurdish female fighters, fierce women and ISIS' biggest nightmare, and travels with them in ISIS occupied territory. Antoine's journey crosses paths with adventurers and anarchists, spies and innocent victims, and provides a unique look on the tragic events in Syria, and the way they affect the entire world.
  • Cast: Félix Moati, Mélanie Thierry, James Purefoy, Souheila Yacoub, Joe Ben Ayed, James Floyd, Dean Ridge, Julia Faure, François Caron, Céline Samie
  • Team: W/EP Maria Feldman, Eitan Mansuri, Amit Cohen, Ron Leshem; EP Xabi Molia, Jonathan Doweck, Caroline Benjo, Simon Arnal, Carole Scotta, Christian Vesper; D/EP Oded Ruskin
  • Studio: Fremantle, Masha Productions, Spiro Films, Haut et Court TV, Arte France
  • Premieres: 2020

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: A "genre-bending," anti-historical ride through 18th century Russia detailing the rise to power of Catherine the Great and the explosive relationship with her husband Peter, the emperor of Russia.
  • Cast: Elle Fanning, Nicholas Hoult, Phoebe FoxSacha Dhawan, Charity Wakefield, Gwilym Lee, Adam Godley, Douglas Hodge
  • Team: W/EP Tony McNamara; EP Elle Fanning, Marian Macgowan, Josh Kesselman, Ron West, Brittany Kahan Ward, Doug Mankoff, Andrew Spaulding; D/EP Matt Shakman
  • Studio: Media Rights Capital, Echo Lake Entertainment, Thruline Entertainment
  • Premieres: 2020

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Daimon and Ana Helstrom are the son and daughter of a mysterious and powerful serial killer. The siblings have a complicated dynamic as they track down the terrorizing worst of humanity - each with their attitude and skills.
  • Cast: Tom Austen, Sydney Lemmon, Elizabeth Marvel, Robert Wisdom, June Carryl, Ariana Guerra, Alain Uy, Daniel Cudmore (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP Paul Zbyszewski; EP Jeph Loeb
  • Studio: ABC Signature Studios, Marvel Television
  • Premieres: 2020

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Rob is a female record store owner in the rapidly gentrified neighborhood of Crown Heights, Brooklyn who revisits past relationships through music and pop culture, while trying to get over her one true love. Based on the 1995 novel by Nick Hornby and the 2000 feature film starring John Cusack.
  • Cast: Zoë Kravitz, Jake Lacy, Da'Vine Joy Randolph, David H. Holmes, Kingsley Ben-Adir 
  • Team: W/EP Veronica West, Sarah Kucserka; EP Zoë Kravitz, Scott Rosenberg, Josh Appelbaum, André Nemec, Jeff Pinkner, Nick Hornby, Jeff Reiner; P Adrienne Erickson; D/EP Jesse Peretz
  • Studio: ABC Signature, Midnight Radio
  • Premieres: February 14, 2020

  • Genre: Comedy (Animated)
  • Logline: A wronged Japanese snow monkey, mentored by the ghost of an American assassin, cuts a wide swath through the Tokyo underworld in this darkly cinematic and brutally funny revenge saga.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Josh Gordon, Will Speck; EP Jeph Loeb
  • Studio: Marvel Television
  • Premieres: 2020

  • Genre: Comedy (Animated)
  • Logline: Howard the Duck is trapped in a world he never made, but America's favorite fighting fowl hopes to return home with the help of his unstoppable gal pal Beverly before the evil Dr. Bong can turn him into the crispiest dish on the menu.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Kevin Smith, Dave Willis; EP Jeph Loeb
  • Studio: Marvel Television
  • Premieres: 2020

  • Genre: Limited Series
  • Logline: The intertwined fates of the picture-perfect Richardson family and an enigmatic mother and daughter who upend their lives. The story explores the weight of secrets, the nature of art and identity, the ferocious pull of motherhood - and the danger in believing that following the rules can avert disaster.
  • Cast: Reese Witherspoon, Kerry Washington, Rosemarie DeWitt, Joshua JacksonJade Pettyjohn, Jordan Elsass, Gavin Lewis, Megan Stott, Lexi Underwood, Paul Yen (recurring), Huang Lu (recurring), Geoff Stults (recurring), Jaime Ray Newman (recurring), Byron Mann (recurring), Obba Babatundé (recurring), Jesse Williams (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP Liz Tigelaar; EP Reese Witherspoon, Kerry Washington, Pilar Savone, Lauren Neustadter; P Celeste Ng; D/EP Lynn Shelton
  • Studio: ABC Signature, Hello Sunshine, Simpson Street Productions
  • Premieres: 2020

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline:
  • Cast: Amy Schumer
  • Team: W/EP/D Amy Schumer; EP Kim Caramele, Kevin Kane
  • Studio: Endeavor Content
  • Premieres: 2020

  • Genre: Comedy (Animated)
  • Logline: An egomaniacal super-villain with a really big head and a really little body struggles to maintain control of his evil organization and his demanding family.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Jordan Blum, Patton Oswalt; EP Jeph Loeb
  • Studio: Marvel Television
  • Premieres: 2020

  • Genre: Anthology
  • Logline: Through encounters with Gothic beasts, including fallen angels and werewolves, broken people are driven to desperate acts in an attempt to repair their lives, ultimately showing there is a thin line between man and beast. Based on the North American Lake Monsters collection of stories.
  • Cast: Kaitlyn Dever, Jonathan Tucker 
  • Team: W/EP Mary Laws; EP Lucan Toh; D/EP Babak Anvari
  • Studio: Annapurna Television
  • Premieres: 2020

  • 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 BanksBria Henderson (recurring), Niecy Nash (recurring), Olivia Scriven (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: Drama
  • Logline: Four gifted orphans are recruited by an eccentric benefactor to go on a secret mission. Placed undercover at a boarding school known as The Institute, they must foil a nefarious plot with global ramifications, while creating a new sort of family along the way. Based on the novel by Trenton Lee Stewart.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Matt Manfredi, Phil Hay; SR/EP Todd Slavkin, Darren Swimmer; EP Jamie Tarses, Karen Kehela Sherwood; D/EP James Bobin
  • Studio: 20th Century Fox Television, Sonar Entertainment, Fanfare Entertainment
  • Premieres: 2020

  • Genre: Limited Series
  • Logline: Set at a boutique health-and-wellness resort that promises healing and transformation, nine stressed city dwellers try to get on a path to a better way of living. Watching over them during this ten-day retreat is the resort's director, Masha, a woman on a mission to reinvigorate their tired minds and bodies. However, these nine "perfect" strangers have no idea what is about to hit them.
  • Cast: Nicole Kidman
  • Team: W/EP David E. Kelley, John Henry Butterworth; EP Nicole Kidman, Liane Moriarty, Bruna Papandrea, Steve Hutensky, Casey Haver, Per Saari
  • Studio: Blossom Films, Made Up Stories, Endeavor Content
  • Premieres: 2020

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Tracks the tender but complicated relationship of Marianne and Connell from the end of their school days in a small-town west of Ireland to their undergraduate years at Trinity College. At school, he's well-liked and popular, while she's lonely, proud and intimidating. But when Connell comes to pick up his mother from her cleaning job at Marianne's house, a strange and indelible connection grows between the two teenagers - one they are determined to conceal. A year later, they're both studying in Dublin and Marianne has found her feet in a new social world but Connell hangs at the sidelines, shy and uncertain. Based on the novel by Sally Rooney
  • Cast: Daisy Edgar-Jones, Paul Mescal 
  • Team: W/EP Sally Rooney, Alice Birch, Mark O'Rowe; EP Ed Guiney, Andrew Lowe, Emma Norton, Anna Ferguson; D/EP Lenny Abrahamson, Hettie McDonald
  • Studio: Endeavor Content, Element Pictures
  • Premieres: 2020

  • 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 LithgowAmy BrennemanAlia Shawkat, Austin Stowell
  • 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: Drama
  • Logline: A hyper-kinetic revenge tale following a relentless femme fatale who, after being left for dead, leads a vengeful campaign against a bombastic gang of gear heads.
  • Cast: Abigail SpencerRodrigo Santoro, Mena Massoud, David Dastmalchian, Rhys Wakefield, Madison Davenport, W. Earl Brown, Gilbert Owuor, Craig Tate, Wavyy Jonez, Shane Callahan, Rory Cochrane, Lea DeLaria (recurring), Bethany Anne Lind (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP Josh Corbin; EP Warren Littlefield; Co-EP Ann Johnson, Graham Littlefield; D/EP Jonathan Van Tulleken
  • Studio: A+E Studios, The Littlefield Company
  • Premieres: December 6, 2019

  • Genre: Comedy (Animated)
  • Logline: A family of aliens from a better world take refuge in middle America. They disagree on whether this is awful or awesome.
  • Cast: Justin Roiland, Sean Giambrone, Mary Mack, Tiffany Haddish, Alfred Molina, Christina Hendricks, Andy Daly, Alan Tudyk, Thomas Middleditch
  • Team: W/EP Justin Roiland, Mike McMahan
  • Studio: 20th Century Fox Television
  • Premieres: 2020

  • Genre: Comedy (Animated)
  • Logline: Two woke superheroes and best friends, Tigra and Dazzler, fight for recognition among powered people who make up the eight million stories in Los Angeles.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Erica Rivinoja, Chelsea Handler; EP Jeph Loeb
  • Studio: Marvel Television
  • Premieres: 2020

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera/Animated Hybrid)
  • Logline: An African-American cartoonist is on the cusp of mainstream success when his mild comics take a decidedly provocative tone following a run-in with police. Now, Keef is in an irreversible state of "woke" as he struggles to navigate his day-to-day existence without blowing up everything he's built - while animated objects invade his reality. Inspired by the life of The K Chronicles cartoonist Keith Knight.
  • Cast: Lamorne Morris, Blake Anderson, Sasheer Zamata, Brandi Alexander, Lara Goldie
  • Team: W/EP Keith Knight, Marshall Todd; EP Will Gluck, Richie Schwartz, Kate Schumaecker, John Will, Eric Christian Olsen; D/EP Maurice Marable
  • Studio: Sony Pictures Television, Olive Bridge Entertainment, Cloud Nine Productions
  • Premieres: 2020

ORDERED TO PILOT

  • Genre: Comedy (Multi-Camera)
  • Logline: A former convicted felon turned suburban mom's hustle and resilient spirit were forged on the streets of Atlanta. To much reserve, she now finds herself in conservative middle America alongside her penny-pinching husband, a struggle of a sister, and two distinct sets of kids raised under very different circumstances.
  • Cast: Patricia "Ms. Pat" Williams, J. Bernard Calloway, Theodore Barnes, Briyana Guadalupe, Vince Swann, Tami Roman 
  • Team: W/EP Jordan E. Cooper; EP Patricia "Ms. Pat" Williams, Lee Daniels, Marc Velez, Pam Williams, Brian Grazer, Francie Calfo, Samie Kim Falvey; P Jon Radler, Jahil Fisher; D/EP Debbie Allen
  • Studio: Fox 21 Television Studios, Imagine Television, Lee Daniels Entertainment
  • Notes: Based on Ms. Pat's stand-up comedy and memoir.

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Gus, a boy/deer hybrid, leaves home to find the world ravaged by a cataclysmic event. He joins a ragtag family of hybrids and humans searching to find answers behind the event - ultimately discovering a vast conspiracy that forces him to question his very existence.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP/D Jim Mickle; EP Robert Downey Jr., Susan Downey, Amanda Burrell, Linda Moran
  • Studio: Warner Bros. Television, Team Downey
  • Notes: Based on characters created for DC Vertigo.