Tuesday, January 1, 2019

Syfy - Upcoming Shows and Pilots


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

ORDERED TO SERIES

RESIDENT ALIEN
  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: After taking on the identity of a small-town Colorado doctor, a crash-landed alien named Henry slowly begins to wrestle with the moral dilemma of his secret mission on Earth - ultimately asking the question, "Are human beings worth saving?" Based on the comic by Peter Horgan and Steve Parkhouse.
  • Cast: Alan Tudyk, Sara Tomko, Corey Reynolds, Alice Wetterlund, Levi Fiehler
  • Team: W/EP Chris Sheridan; EP Mike Richardson, Keith Goldberg, Justin Falvey, Darryl Frank; D/EP David Dobkin
  • Studio: Universal Content Productions, Dark Horse Entertainment, Amblin Television
  • Premieres: 2019

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Once a child queen but now an orphaned outcast, Elida scavenges the treacherous corners of the galaxy, always one step ahead of the Republic government out to extinguish her bloodline. When her old friend Isaac shows up claiming her mother is still alive, they head off with their new ally, Amae, to stage a rescue that will take her back into the perilous heart of her former kingdom and up against a deadly foe from her childhood, Commander Lazaro. Based on the Vault comic series created by Magdalene Visaggio and Jason Smith
  • Cast: Adriyan Rae, Tim Rozon, Paul du Toit
  • Team: W/EP/D Jem Garrard; EP Lance Samuels, Daniel Iron, F.J. DeSanto, Damian Wassel
  • Studio: Blue Ice Pictures, Vault Comics
  • Premieres: 2020

ORDERED TO PILOT

CIPHER
  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: After secret military technology is unexpectedly implanted in the brain of a 13-year-old video game junkie, the boy and his father unwittingly find themselves at the center of the next great war - over artificial intelligence.
  • Cast: Adrian GrenierGabriel Bateman, Kyla-Drew Simmons, Sydney Morton, Elias Koteas 
  • Team: W/EP Allison Miller; EP David Gordon Green, Danny McBride, Jody Hill, Brandon James; D/EP Peter Hoar
  • Studio: Universal Cable Productions, Rough House Pictures
  • Notes:

  • Genre: Dark Comedy
  • Logline: Set 18 years in the future, the lives of a group of teens are rocked by a 1990s slasher-movie obsessed serial killer. Our heroes quickly realize they're being targeted and decide to take matters into their own hands and track down the killer - before time runs out.
  • Cast: Emily Alyn Lind, Jacob McCarthy, Cayden Boyd, Da'Vinchi, Zoe Renee, Geoffrey Owens, Justin Bartha
  • Team: W/EP Shay Hatten; EP Lorne Michaels, Andrew Singer; D/EP Tim Kirkby
  • Studio: Universal Cable Productions, Broadway Video
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