Friday, January 1, 2021

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, Holt McCallany, Aunjanue Ellis, Killian Scott, Andrene Ward-Hammond, Mark O'BrienJerod Haynes (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP Peter Moffat; EP Michael B. Jordan, Alana Mayo, Hilary Salmon
  • Studio: AMC Studios, BBC Studios, Outlier Society Productions
  • Premieres: 2021

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Two Navajo police officers, Joe Leaphorn and Jim Chee, in the 1970s Southwest search for clues in a grisly double murder case forces them to challenge their own spiritual beliefs and come to terms with the trauma of their pasts. Based on the Leaphorn & Chee book series by Tony Hillerman.
  • Cast: Zahn McClarnon, Kiowa Gordon
  • Team: W/EP Graham Roland; SR/EP Vince Calandra; EP Zahn McClarnon, George R.R. Martin, Robert Redford, Tina Elmo, Vince Gerardis; D/EP Chris Eyre
  • Studio: AMC Studios
  • Premieres: 2022

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Based on the series of novels by Anne Rice.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Rolin Jones; EP Mark Johnson, Anne Rice, Christopher Rice; D/EP Alan Taylor
  • Studio: AMC Studios
  • Premieres: 2022

  • 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
  • Logline: 100 years in the future, lunar cargo pilot and smuggler Bella Sway finds herself accused of a crime and marooned on Moonhaven, a utopian community set on a 500 square mile Garden of Eden built on the Moon to find solutions to the problems that will soon end civilization on Earth. A skeptic in Paradise, Bella is sucked into a conspiracy to gain control of the artificial intelligence responsible for Moonhaven's miracles and teams with a local detective to stop the forces that want to destroy Earth's lost hope before they are destroyed themselves.
  • Cast: Emma McDonaldDominic Monaghan, Ayelet Zurer, Kadeem Hardison, Amara Karan, Joe Manganiello 
  • Team: W/EP Peter Ocko; EP Deb Spera
  • Studio: AMC Studios
  • Premieres: 2022

  • 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: 2022

  • 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, William Hurt, Maude Apatow, Corey Stoll, Lara Pulver
  • Team: W/EP Craig Silverstein
  • Studio: AMC Studios, Titmouse
  • Premieres: 2021

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Six people are murdered, whose bodies have been dismembered and sewn into the shape of one grotesque body - nicknamed the "Ragdoll." Assigned to the shocking case are DS Nathan Rose, recently reinstated to the London Met; his best friend and boss, DI Emily Baxter; and the unit's new recruit, DC Lake Edmunds. The Ragdoll Killer taunts the police by sending them a list of his next victims, with Rose's name among them. And with those victims to protect, our heroes soon come under intense public scrutiny.
  • Cast: Henry Lloyd-Hughes, Thalissa Teixeira, Lucy Hale 
  • Team: W/EP Freddy Syborn; EP Dan McDermott, Kristin Jones, Philippa Collie Cousins, Sally Woodward Gentle, Lee Morris; P Lizzie Rusbridger
  • Studio: BBC Studios, Sid Gentle Films
  • Premieres: 2022

THIS IS GOING TO HURT
  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: The unvarnished story of life in a hospital ward through the eyes of a junior doctor, charting the heart-lifting highs and the gut-wrenching lows. Based on the novel by Adam Kay.
  • Cast: Ben Whishaw, Harriet Walter, Alex Jennings, Michele Austin, Kadiff Kirwan, Ashley McGuire, Rory Fleck Byrne, Tom Durant-Pritchard
  • Team: W/EP Adam Kay; EP Naomi de Pear, Jane Featherstone, James Farrell, Mona Qureshi, Kristin Jones, Dan McDermott; P Holly Pullinger D/EP Lucy Forbes
  • Studio: BBC Studios, Sister, Terrible Productions
  • Premieres: 2022

  • 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: Jimmi Simpson, Da'Vine Joy Randolph, John C. Reilly, Bebe Neuwirth, Jason Mantzoukas, Damon Herriman, Melissa Villaseñor, Kurtwood Smith, Tim Heidecker, Chris Conrad, Hana Mae Lee, Kristen Bell, Dax Shepard, Alia Shawkat, Tim Meadows, Terry O'Quinn, Debra Winger, Luis Guzmán, Julian Barratt, Sunita Mani, Tom Waits
  • 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: 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