Wednesday, January 1, 2020

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: 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 MoulĂ©ne (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 - FX on Hulu

  • 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: April 15, 2020 - FX on Hulu

  • 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, Leem Lubany, E.J. Bonilla, Gbenga Akinnagbe, Bill Heck
  • 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 - FX on Hulu

  • 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 Justin Marks, Rachel Kondo; EP Michael De Luca, Andrew Macdonald, Allon Reich, Michaela Clavell; Co-EP Shannon Goss; D/EP Tim Van Patten
  • Studio: FX Productions, DNA Television
  • Premieres: 2021

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: Ben SchnetzerDiane Lane, Imogen Poots, Lashana Lynch, Juliana Canfield, Marin Ireland, Amber Tamblyn, Elliot Fletcher 
  • Team: W/EP Eliza Clark; EP Brian K. Vaughan, Nina Jacobson, Brad Simpson; D/EP Melina Matsoukas
  • Studio: FX Productions, Color Force
  • Premieres: 2021

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, Lacretta 
  • Team: W/EP Paul Simms; EP M. Blair Breard; D/EP Jonathan Krisel
  • Studio: FX Productions
  • Notes: