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: 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
  • 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: 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: 2020

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Daimon and Ana Helstrom are the son and daughter of a mysterious and powerful serial killer. The siblings have a complicated dynamic as they track down the terrorizing worst of humanity - each with their attitude and skills.
  • Cast: Tom Austen, Sydney Lemmon, Elizabeth Marvel, Robert Wisdom, June Carryl, Ariana Guerra, Alain Uy, Daniel Cudmore (recurring), David Meunier (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP Paul Zbyszewski; EP Jeph Loeb
  • Studio: ABC Signature Studios, Marvel Television
  • Premieres: October 16, 2020

  • 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: 2020

  • 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: Anthology
  • Logline: Through encounters with Gothic beasts, including fallen angels and werewolves, broken people are driven to desperate acts in an attempt to repair their lives, ultimately showing there is a thin line between man and beast. Based on the North American Lake Monsters collection of stories.
  • Cast: Kaitlyn Dever, Jonathan Tucker, Mike Colter, Kelly Marie Tran 
  • Team: W/EP Mary Laws; EP Lucan Toh; D/EP Babak Anvari
  • Studio: Annapurna 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 
  • 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: 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
  • Team: W/EP Steve Martin, John Hoffman; EP Martin Short, Dan Fogelman, Jess Rosenthal
  • Studio: 20th Century Fox Television
  • Premieres: 2021

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: An African-American cartoonist is finally on the verge of mainstream success when an unexpected incident changes everything. With a fresh outlook on the world around him, Keef must now navigate the new voices and ideas that confront and challenge him, all without setting aflame everything he's already built. Inspired by the life of cartoonist Keith Knight.
  • Cast: Lamorne Morris, T. Murph, Blake Anderson, Sasheer Zamata, Brandi Alexander, Lara Goldie
  • Team: W/EP Keith Knight, Marshall Todd; SR/EP Jay Dyer; EP Will Gluck, Richie Schwartz, Kate Schumaecker, John Will, Eric Christian Olsen; D/EP Maurice Marable
  • Studio: ABC Studios, Sony Pictures Television, Olive Bridge Entertainment, Cloud Nine Productions
  • Premieres: September 9, 2020

ORDERED TO PILOT

  • Genre: Comedy (Multi-Camera)
  • Logline: A former convicted felon turned suburban mom's hustle and resilient spirit were forged on the streets of Atlanta. To much reserve, she now finds herself in conservative middle America alongside her penny-pinching husband, a struggle of a sister, and two distinct sets of kids raised under very different circumstances.
  • Cast: Patricia "Ms. Pat" Williams, J. Bernard Calloway, Theodore Barnes, Briyana Guadalupe, Vince Swann, Tami Roman 
  • Team: W/EP Jordan E. Cooper; EP Patricia "Ms. Pat" Williams, Lee Daniels, Marc Velez, Pam Williams, Brian Grazer, Francie Calfo, Samie Kim Falvey; P Jon Radler, Jahil Fisher; D/EP Debbie Allen
  • Studio: Fox 21 Television Studios, Imagine Television, Lee Daniels Entertainment
  • Notes: Based on Ms. Pat's stand-up comedy and memoir.