Wednesday, January 1, 2020

AppleTV+ - 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 (Animated)
  • Logline: An animated musical comedy about the Tillermans, a family that lives in Central Park. Owen, the park manager, and Paige, his journalist wife, raise their kids Molly and Cole in the world's most faous park, while fending off hotel heiress Bitsy Brandenham and her long suffering assistant Helen, who would love nothing more than to turn the park into condos.
  • Cast: Josh Gad, Leslie Odom Jr., Tituss Burgess, Kristen Bell, Stanley Tucci, Daveed Diggs, Kathryn Hahn
  • Team: W/EP Loren Bouchard, Josh Gad; SR/EP Regina Hicks; EP Nora Smith; P Kevin Larsen
  • Studio: 20th Century Fox Television, Brillstein Entertainment Partners
  • Premieres: May 29, 2020

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Chronicles the thousand-year saga of The Foundation, a band of exiles who discover the only way to save their Galactic Empire is to defy it. Based on the series of novels by Isaac Asimov.
  • Cast: Lee Pace, Jared Harris, Lou Llobell, Leah Harvey, Laura Birn, Terrence Mann, Cassian Bilton
  • Team: W/EP David S. Goyer, Josh Friedman; EP Robyn Asimov, David Ellison, Dana Goldberg, Marcy Ross; D/EP Rupert Sanders
  • Studio: Skydance Television
  • Premieres: 2020

  • Genre: Limited Series
  • Logline: Traces the life of the late actress and inventor Hedy Lamarr, who was once dubbed "the most beautiful woman in the world." Spanning 30 years from her daring escape from pre-war Vienna to her meteoric rise in the Golden Age of Hollywood and her fall and eventual disgrace at the dawn of the Cold War, the series is an epic tale of an immigrant woman both ahead of her time and very much victim to it.
  • Cast: Gal Gadot
  • Team: W/EP Sarah Treem; EP Gal Gadot, Jason Varsano, Warren Littlefield, Katie Robbins; Co-P Alexandra Dean, Adam Haggiag
  • Studio: Endeavor Content, The Littlefield Company, Pilot Wave
  • Premieres: 2021

  • Genre: Limited Series
  • Logline: The deeply personal thriller follows Lisey two years following the death of her husband and explores a series of events that causes her to begin facing amazing realities about her husband that she had repressed and forgotten. Based on the novel by Stephen King.
  • Cast: Julianne Moore, Clive Owen, Joan Allen, Dane Dehaan, Sung Kang (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP Stephen King; EP Julianne Moore, J.J. Abrams, Ben Stephenson
  • Studio: Warner Bros. Television, Bad Robot Productions
  • Premieres: 2020

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: A love letter to the diverse musicality of New York, the series explores the universal journey of finding your authentic voice in your early 20s - and then the courage to use it.
  • Cast: Brittany O'Grady, Shalini Bathina, Sean Teale, Colton Ryan, Samrat Chakrabarti, Gopal Divan, Sakina Jaffrey, Emma Hong
  • Team: W/EP/D Jessie Nelson; EP J.J. Abrams, Sara Bareilles, Ben Stephenson
  • Studio: Warner Bros. Television, Bad Robot Productions
  • Premieres: July 10, 2020

  • Genre: Limited Series
  • Logline: The story of the American bomber boys in World War II who brought the war to Hitler's doorstep. Based on the novel by Donald L. Miller.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP John Orloff; EP Steven Spielberg, Tom Hanks, Gary Goetzman, Graham Yost, Darryl Frank, Justin Falvey, Steven Shareshian
  • Studio: Amblin Television, Playtone
  • Premieres: 2021

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: An idealist uproots his family to Latin America. Based on the novel by Paul Theroux.
  • Cast: Justin Theroux, Melissa George, Gabriel Bateman, Logan Polish, Kimberly Elise 
  • Team: W/EP Neil Cross, Tom Bissell; EP Alan Gasmer, Peter Jaysen, Bob Bookman; D/EP Rupert Wyatt
  • Studio: Fremantle
  • Premieres: 2020

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: Mr. Corman is a public school teacher in the San Fernando Valley coming to grips with adulthood.
  • Cast: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Arturo Castro 
  • Team: W/EP/D Joseph Gordon-Levitt
  • Studio: A24, HitRecord
  • Premieres: 2020

  • Genre: Limited Series
  • Logline: Through the power of friendship and the resilience of the human spirit, an extraordinary group of women support Amy as she waits for a second life-saving heart transplant. Based on the 2017 memoir of the same name by Amy Silverstein.
  • Cast: Jennifer Garner
  • Team: W/EP Karen Croner; EP Jennifer Garner, J.J. Abrams, Amy Silverstein, Ben Stephenson
  • Studio: Warner Bros. Television, Bad Robot Productions
  • Premieres: 2021

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Epic in scope and intimate in tone, the story begins with a forbidden love and crescendos into a sweeping saga that journeys between Korea, Japan and America to tell the story of war and peace, love and loss, triumph and reckoning in four generations of a Korean immigrant family. Based on the novel by Min Jin Lee.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Soo Hugh; EP Min Jin Lee, Michael Ellenberg; Co-EP Dani Gorin
  • Studio: Media Res
  • Premieres: 2021

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Set in a 1980s Southern California beach community, a woman struggling in her life as a quietly tortured housewife finds an unconventional path to power through an unlikely source: the world of aerobics.
  • Cast: Rose Byrne
  • Team: W/EP Annie Weisman; EP Alexandra Cunningham, Marty Adelstein, Becky Clements
  • Studio: Tomorrow Studios
  • Premieres: 2021

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: A couple on a backpacking trip designed to reinvigorate their relationship discover the magical town of Schmigadoon, in which everyone acts as if they're in a studio musical from the 1940s. They then discover that they can't leave until they find "true love."
  • Cast: Cecily Strong
  • Team: W/EP Cinco Paul, Ken Daurio; EP Cecily Strong, Lorne Michaels
  • Studio: Universal Television, Broadway Video
  • Premieres: 2021

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Lumen Industries is a company looking to take work-life balance to a new level.
  • Cast: Adam Scott, Patricia Arquette, Britt Lower, Jen Tullock, Zach Cherry, Tramell Tillman 
  • Team: W/EP Dan Erickson; EP Adam Scott, Chris Black, Nicky Weinstock, Jackie Cohn; D/EP Ben Stiller
  • Studio: Endeavor Content, Red Hour Productions
  • Premieres: 2020

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Lin is a man on the run from an Australian prison looking to get lost in the teeming city of Bombay. Cut off from family and friends by distance and fate, he finds a new life in the slums, bars and underworld of India. Based on the novel by Gregory David Roberts.
  • Cast: Charlie Hunnam, Richard Roxburgh, Radhika Apte
  • Team: W/EP Eric Warren Singer; EP Dave Erickson, Steve Golin, Nicole Clemens, Andrea Barron, Richard Sharkey; D/EP Justin Kurzel
  • Studio: Paramount Television, Anonymous Content
  • Premieres: 2020

  • Genre: Limited Series
  • Logline: The comedic series follows the bizarre relationship between psychiatrist to the stars Dr. Isaac "Ike" Herschkopf and his longtime patient Martin "Marty" Markowitz. During the course of their relationship, the all-too-charming Ike slowly takes over Marty's life, even moving into Marty's home and assuming control of his family business. The explores how a seemingly normal doctor-patient dynamic morphs into an unprecedentedly exploitative one filled with manipulation, power grabs and dysfunctional at its finest.
  • Cast: Will Ferrell, Paul Rudd
  • Team: W/EP Georgia Pritchett; EP Will Ferrell Paul Rudd, Jessica Elbaum, Brittney Segal, Jordana Mollick, Marshall Lewy, Jared Sandberg, Katie Boyce, Francesca Levy; Co-EP Joe Nocera; D/EP Michael Showalter
  • Studio: MRC Television, Civic Center Media, Gloria Sanchez Productions
  • Premieres: 2021

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: A team of British intelligence agents serve in a dumping ground department of MI5 - Slough House. Based on the novel by Mick Herron.
  • Cast: Gary Oldman
  • Team: W/EP Will Smith; EP Graham Yost, Jamie Laurenson, Hakan Kousetta, Iain Canning, Emile Sherman, Gail Mutrux, Douglas Urbanski
  • Studio: See-Saw Films
  • Premieres: 2021

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: The 21-year-old son of a prominent American businesswoman is abducted. The abduction, which takes place at a large, upmarket hotel in New York, is captured on video. Four British citizens staying at the hotel swiftly become prime suspects, but are they guilty of anything other than being in the wrong place at the wrong time?
  • Cast: Uma Thurman, Kunal Nayyar, Noah Emmerich, Georgina Campbell, Elizabeth Henstridge, Edward Bluemel, Angel Coulby
  • Team: W/EP Rob Williams; EP Howard Burch, Avi Nir, Anna Winger, Liat Benasuly; D/EP Chris Long
  • Studio: Keshet Productions
  • Premieres: 2020

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Based on the life of NBA star Kevin Durant, the drama explores the world of Amateur Athletic Union basketball in Washington, D.C., following players, families and coaches who walk the fine line between dreams and ambition, opportunism and corruption.
  • Cast: O'Shea Jackson Jr. (replacing Winston Duke)
  • Team: W/EP/D Reggie Rock Bythewood; EP Kevin Durant, Rich Kleiman, Brian Grazer, Francie Calfo
  • Studio: CBS Television Studios, Imagine Television, Thirty Five Ventures
  • Premieres: 2020

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: Ted Lasso is an all-American football coach hired to manage an English football club - despite having no soccer coaching experience at all.
  • Cast: Jason Sudeikis, Brendan Hunt
  • Team: W/EP Jason Sudeikis, Bill Lawrence, Joe Kelly, Brendan Hunt; EP Jeff Ingold; Co-EP Liza Katzer
  • Studio: Warner Bros. Television, Universal Television, Doozer Productions
  • Premieres: August 14, 2020

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline:
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP/D Damien Chazelle; EP Jordan Horowitz, Fred Berger
  • Studio: Media Rights Capital, Original Headquarters, Automatik Entertainment
  • Premieres: 2021

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: A provocative and contemporary look at a young woman's journey in the CIA, told through the prism of her closest relationships. Based on the real-life experiences of CIA undercover operative Amaryllis Fox and her memoir Life Undercover: Coming of Age in the CIA.
  • Cast: Brie Larson
  • Team: W/EP Megan Martin; EP Brie Larson, Michael Ellenberg, Lynette Howell Taylor, Samantha Housman; Co-EP Dani Goren; P Amaryllis Fox
  • Studio: Media Res, 51 Entertainment
  • Premieres: 2021

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: Inspired by Curtis Sittenfeld's short-story collection You Think It, I'll Say It.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Colleen McGuinness; EP Reese Witherspoon, Lauren Neustadter
  • Studio: Hello Sunshine
  • Premieres: 2021