Wednesday, January 1, 2020

AMC - Upcoming Shows and Pilots


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

ORDERED TO SERIES

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Moses Johnson, a promising African American high school athlete, is swept up in Chicago's notoriously corrupt justice system. Taken by police as a gang member, he's put into the eye of a storm as police and prosecutors seek revenge for the death of an officer in a drug bust gone bad.
  • Cast: Courtney B. Vance, Tosin Cole, Bentley Green, Eric Lange 
  • Team: W/EP Peter Moffat; EP Michael B. Jordan, Alana Mayo, Hilary Salmon
  • Studio: AMC Studios, BBC Studios, Outlier Society Productions
  • Premieres: 2021

GANGS OF LONDON
  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Set in a city being torn apart by the turbulent power struggles of the international gangs that control it, a sudden power vacuum is created when the head of London's most powerful crime family is assassinated.
  • Cast: Joe Cole, Sope Dirisu, Lucian Msamati, Michelle Fairley, Mark Lewis Jones, Narges Rashidi, Jing Lusi, Pippa Bennett-Warner, Brian Vernel, Orli Shuka, Richard Harrington, Jude Akuwudike, Emmett J. Scanlan, Colm Meaney, David Bradley, Paapa Essiedu, Adrian Bower, Valene Kane, Ray Panthaki, Orli Shuka, Darren Evans, Garmon Rhys, Serena Kennedy, Aksel Üstün, Kwong Loke, Constantine Gregory
  • Team: W/EP/D Gareth Evans; W/EP Matt Flannery; EP Thomas Benski, Lucas Ochoa, Jane Featherstone, Gabriel Silver
  • Studio: Sky Studios, Pulse Films, Sister Pictures
  • Premieres: October 1, 2020

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: The secret life of a type of woman people think they know: the sitcom wife. The series will explore what the world looks like through her eyes, alternating between single-camera realism and multi-camera comedy, and imagining what happens when the sitcom wife breaks free of her confines and forces the world to let her take the lead.
  • Cast: Annie Murphy, Eric Petersen, Mary Hollis Inboden, Alex Bonifer, Raymond Lee, Brian Howe
  • Team: W/EP Valerie Armstrong; SR/EP Craig DiGregorio; EP Rashida Jones, Will McCormack
  • Studio: AMC Studios, Le Train Train
  • Premieres: 2021

  • Genre: Limited Series
  • Logline: Young Spanish diplomat Alex Ventura unintentionally becomes the leader of a mission to recover sunken treasure stolen by Frank Wild, a notorious adventurer. Inspired by the graphic novel El Tesoro del Cisne Negro.
  • Cast: Stanley Tucci, Álvaro Mel, Ana Polvorosa, Clarke Peters, T'Nia Miller, Karra Elejalde, Manolo Solo, Blanca Portillo, Pedro Casablanc
  • Team: W/EP/D Alejandro Amenábar; W/EP Alejandro Hernandez
  • Studio: AMC Studios, Movistar+, MOD Pictures
  • Premieres: 2021

  • Genre: Drama (Half Hour, Stop-Motion)
  • Logline: The series details stop-motion animation of baby dolls repurposed as a grown-up cast of characters. The story hinges on an investigation into the mysterious disappearance of fictional metropolis Mega City's most famous magnate. Two intrepid detectives follow the case, rallying to fight against their city's dangerous corruption, at a high cost to themselves and their families, all in pursuit of a gentler place to call home.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Steve Conrad; EP Seth Green, John Harvatine IV, Matthew Senreich, Eric Towner, Chris Waters; P Jennifer Scher, Jeff Dieter, Tom Glynn
  • Studio: Stoopid Buddy Stoodios
  • Premieres: 2021

  • Genre: Anthology (Season-Long)
  • Logline: The tragically funny story of a middle-class midwestern family tumbling down the ladder of American society; periodically bursting into song as they struggle to catch themselves.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP/D Scott Z. Burns; EP Mark Johnson, T Bone Burnett
  • Studio: AMC Studios
  • Premieres: 2021

  • Genre: Drama (Animated)
  • Logline: Set in a world where uploaded consciousness is a reality, Maddie is a bullied teen who receives mysterious help from someone online. The stranger is soon revealed to be her recently deceased father, David, whose consciousness has been uploaded to the Cloud following an experimental brain scan. David is the first of a new kind of being: an "Uploaded Intelligence" or UI, but he will not be the last, as a global conspiracy unfolds that threatens to trigger a new kind of world war.
  • Cast: Daniel Dae Kim, Katie Chang, Taylor Schilling, Rosemarie DeWitt, Aaron Eckhart, Paul Dano, Ron Livingston, Chris Diamantopoulos, Raza Jaffrey, Scoot McNairy, Anika Noni Rose, Grey Griffin, SungWon Cho, Kevin Durand, Samuel Roukin, Krystina Alabado
  • Team: W/EP Craig Silverstein
  • Studio: AMC Studios, Titmouse
  • Premieres: 2021

  • Genre: Limited Series
  • Logline: The series details the fallout from the nerve agent attack in Salisbury in March 2018 from the perspective of local heroes who managed and were victims of the poisoning.
  • Cast: Anne-Marie Duff, Rafe Spall, MyAnna Buring, Mark Addy, Annabel Scholey, Darren Boyd, Nigel Lindsay, Clare Burt, Ron Cook, Stella Gonet, Andrew Brooke, William Houston, Jonathan Slinger, Johnny Harris
  • Team: W/EP Adam Patterson, Declan Lawn; D/EP Saul Dibb
  • Studio: Fremantle, Dancing Ledge Productions
  • Premieres: October 1, 2020

  • Genre: Anthology (Episodic)
  • Logline: Set 15 years in the future, when science makes a discovery that changes the lives of everyone on the planet - a way for people to find their soulmate. Each episode will tell the story of a different couple and explore the cost of finding true love, with each one different in tone and featuring a spectrum of characters and relationships.
  • Cast: Sarah Snook, David Costabile, Sonya Cassidy, Kingsley Ben-Adir, Darren Boyd, Dolly Wells, Karima McAdams, Laia Costa, Shamier Anderson, Georgina Campbell, Henry Goodman, Sofia Oxenham, Nathan Stewart Jarrett, Sandra Teles, Letty Thomas, Adam El Hagar, Charlie Heaton, Malin Akerman, Joe Anderson, Steven Mackintosh, Betsy Brandt, JJ Feild, Tom Goodman-Hill
  • Team: W/EP Will Bridges, Brett Goldstein; EP Jolyon Symonds
  • Studio: AMC Studios, Fearless Minds
  • Premieres: October 5, 2020

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: A spinoff of The Walking Dead following the continued adventures of Daryl and Carol.
  • Cast: Norman Reedus, Melissa McBride
  • Team: W/EP Angela Kang, Scott M. Gimple
  • Studio: AMC Studios
  • Premieres: 2023

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Two young female protagonists are part of the first generation to come of age in the apocalypse. Some will become heroes. Some will become villains. In the end, all of them will be changed forever. Grown-up and cemented in their identities, both good and bad.
  • Cast: Alexa Mansour, Aliyah Royale, Nicolas Cantu, Hal Cumpston, Annet Mahendru, Nico Tortorella, Julia OrmondJoe Holt (recurring), Natalie Gold (recurring), Al Calderon (recurring), Scott Adsit (recurring), Ted Sutherland (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP Scott M. Gimple, Matt Negrete; D/EP Jordan Vogt-Roberts
  • Studio: AMC Studios
  • Premieres: October 4, 2020