Wednesday, January 1, 2020

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: Comedy (Animated)
  • Logline: After returning to their beloved home, the Warner Bros. Water Tower, the Animaniacs - including Yakko, Wakko and Dot - waste no time in causing chaos and comic confusion as they run loose through the studio and beyond, turning the world into their personal playground. Fan-favorite characters Pinky and the Brain will also return to continue their quest for world domination.
  • Cast:
  • Team: EP Steven Spielberg, Sam Register, Darryl Frank, Justin Falvey, Wellesley Wild; Co-EP Gabe Swarr
  • Studio: Amblin Television, Warner Bros. Animation
  • Premieres: November 20, 2020

  • Genre: Drama (Half-Hour)
  • Logline: Two Dublin college students forge an unexpected, strange and sexually charged relationship with an older married couple that results in a complicated pair of love triangles that upend their lives. Based on the novel by Sally Rooney.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Alice Birch; EP Sally Rooney, Ed Guiney, Andrew Lowe, Emma Norton, Rose Garnett, Tommy Sulfin; P Catherine Magee; D/EP Lenny Abrahamson
  • Studio: Element Pictures
  • Premieres: 2021

  • Genre: Limited Series
  • Logline: An ambitious and harrowing look into the epicenter of America's struggle with opioid addiction - taking viewers from a distressed Virginia mining community, to the hallways of the DEA, and to the opulence of "one percenter" Big Pharma Manhattan. Based on the novel by Beth Macy.
  • Cast: Michael Keaton, Peter Sarsgaard, Kaitlyn Dever, Will Poulter, Phillipa Soo, Jake McDorman, John Hoogenakker 
  • Team: W/EP Danny Strong; EP Michael Keaton, Beth Macy, Warren Littlefield, John Goldwyn, Karen Rosenfelt; D/EP Barry Levinson
  • Studio: Fox 21 Television Studios, The Littlefield Company
  • Premieres: 2021

  • 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: 2021

  • Genre: Limited Series
  • Logline: The series explores Michelle Carter's relationship with Conrad Roy III and the events that led to his death and, later, her controversial conviction of involuntary manslaughter. Based on the Esquire article by Jesse Barron.
  • Cast: Elle Fanning
  • Team: W/EP Liz Hannah, Patrick Macmanus; EP Elle Fanning, Brittany Kahan Ward
  • Studio: Universal Content Productions, Echo Lake Entertainment, Littleton Road Productions
  • Premieres: 2021

  • 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: 2021

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline:
  • Cast: Amy Schumer
  • Team: W/EP/D Amy Schumer; EP Kim Caramele, Kevin Kane
  • Studio: Endeavor Content
  • Premieres: 2021

  • 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: Patton Oswalt, Aimee Garcia, Ben Schwartz, Melissa Fumero, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Beck Bennet, Jon Daly, Sam Richardson
  • Team: W/EP Jordan Blum, Patton Oswalt; EP Jeph Loeb
  • Studio: Marvel Television
  • 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: Tony Hale, Kristen Schaal, MaameYaa Boafo, Ryan Hurst, Gia Sandhu, Mystic Inscho, Emmy DeOliveira, Seth Carr, Marta Timofeeva
  • 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: 2021

  • 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, Melissa McCarthy, Michael ShannonManny Jacinto, Luke Evans, Melvin Gregg, Samara Weaving, Grace Van Patten, Tiffany Boone, Regina Hall, Bobby Cannavale, Hal Cumpston (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP David E. Kelley, John Henry Butterworth; EP Nicole Kidman, Melissa McCarthy, Liane Moriarty, Bruna Papandrea, Steve Hutensky, Casey Haver, Per Saari; D/EP Jonathan Levine
  • Studio: Blossom Films, Made Up Stories, Endeavor Content
  • Premieres: 2021

  • 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: November 18, 2020

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: Three New Yorkers find they have a mutual interest in solving true crime - but limit their amateur sleuthing to only murders in their building.
  • Cast: Steve Martin, Martin Short, Selena Gomez 
  • Team: W/EP Steve Martin, John Hoffman; EP Martin Short, Selena Gomez, Dan Fogelman, Jess Rosenthal
  • Studio: 20th Century Fox Television
  • Premieres: 2021