Friday, January 1, 2021

Disney+ - Upcoming Shows


(W: Writer, D: Director, EP: Executive Producer, Co-EP: Co-Executive Producer, P: Producer, SR: Showrunner)


THE ACOLYTE
  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: A mystery-thriller set in a galaxy of shadowy secrets and emerging dark-side powers in the final days of the High Republic era.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP/D Leslye Headland
  • Studio: LucasFilm
  • Premieres: 2022

  • Genre: Drama (Animated)
  • Logline: A new hero is guided by R2D2 and C3PO on a secret mission known only to them. What could possibly go wrong?
  • Cast:
  • Team:
  • Studio: LucasFilm
  • Premieres: 2022

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Live-action spinoff of Star Wars: The Clone Wars and The Mandalorian centering on former Jedi knight Ahsoka Tano.
  • Cast: Rosario Dawson
  • Team: W/EP Jon Favreau, Dave Filoni
  • Studio: LucasFilm
  • Premieres: 2022

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: Average teenager Jin Wang juggles his high school social life with his immigrant home life. When he meets a new foreign student on the first day of the school year, even more worlds collide as Jin is unwittingly entangled in a battle of Chinese mythological gods. The series is a genre-hopping, action comedy that explores issues of identity, culture and family. Based on the graphic novel by Gene Luen Yang.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Kelvin Yu, Charles Yu; EP Gene Luen Yang, Melvin Mar, Jake Kasdan, Asher Goldstein; D/EP Destin Daniel Cretton
  • Studio: 20th Television
  • Premieres: 2022

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Ahead of the events of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, rebel spy Cassian Andor serves during the early days of the Rebellion.
  • Cast: Diego Luna, Alan Tudyk (voice), Stellan Skarsgård, Kyle Soller, Genevieve O'Reilly, Denise Gough, Adria Arjona, Fiona Shaw, Robert Emms 
  • Team: W/EP Tony Gilroy; EP Stephen Schiff, Dan Gilroy; D/EP Toby Haynes
  • Studio: LucasFilm
  • Premieres: 2022

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: James Rhodes aka War Machine finds that Tony Stark's worst fears have come true. His tech has fallen into the wrong hands.
  • Cast: Don Cheadle
  • Team: W/EP Yassir Lester
  • Studio: Marvel Studios
  • Premieres: 2022

  • Genre: Limited Series
  • Logline: Set in the iconic kingdom seen in the 2017 film Beauty and the Beast years before the Beast and Belle's epic romance, Gaston and LeFou set off with LeFou's step-sister, Tilly, after a surprising revelation from her past comes to light, sending the unlikely trio off on an unexpected journey filled with romance, comedy and adventure. While the mysteries of the past are uncovered and the dangers of the present grow, old friends and new enemies reveal that this familiar kingdom harbors many secrets.
  • Cast: Josh Gad, Luke Evans, Briana Middleton
  • Team: W/EP Josh Gad, Edward Kitsis, Adam Horowitz; EP Alan Menken; D/EP Liesl Tommy
  • Studio: Disney Branded Television, ABC Signature
  • Premieres: 2022

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: The thrilling spinoff of The Mandalorian finds legendary bounty hunter Boba Fett and mercenary Fennec Shand navigating the Galaxy's underworld when they return to the sands of Tatooine to stake their claim on the territory once ruled by Jabba the Hut and his crime syndicate.
  • Cast: Temuera Morrison, Ming-Na Wen
  • Team: W/EP Jon Favreau; EP Dave Filoni, Robert Rodriguez, Kathleen Kennedy, Colin Wilson; Co-EP Karen Gilchrist, Carrie Beck; P John Bartnicki; Co-P John Hampian
  • Studio: LucasFilm
  • Premieres: December 29, 2021

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: After a heist, the crew have gone their separate ways, but are now being targeted by a killer one-by-one.
  • Cast: Nathan Stewart-Jarrett
  • Team: W/EP/D J Blakeson; EP Stephen Garrett; P Morenike Williams
  • Studio:
  • Premieres: 2022

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Clint Barton meets a young female archer named Kate Bishop, who is a big fan of Hawkeye. Equally annoying and charismatic, the young protégé will bring about a slew of problems that Barton will then have to wrestle with.
  • Cast: Jeremy Renner, Hailee Steinfeld, Vera Farmiga, Tony Dalton, Florence Pugh, Fra Fee, Alaqua Cox, Zahn McClarnon, Brian d'Arcy James
  • Team: W/EP Jonathan Igla; EP Kevin Feige, Louis D'Esposito, Victoria Alonso, Trinh Tran; D/EP Bert & Bertie, Rhys Thomas
  • Studio: Marvel Studios
  • Premieres: November 24, 2021

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Genius inventor Riri Williams has created the most advanced suit of armor since Iron Man.
  • Cast: Dominique Thorne
  • Team:
  • Studio: Marvel Studios
  • Premieres: 2022

  • Genre: Limited Series
  • Logline: An event series centering on the life and adventures of Lando Calrissian.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Justin Simien
  • Studio: LucasFilm
  • Premieres: 2022

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Marc Spector is a former CIA agent who was almost killed by a terrorist named Bushman. His life was saved by the Moon God Khonshu. Now, four personalities dominate Marc's head including Steven Grant, Jake Lockley and Khonshu. They work with each other and fight for control at various times as Moon Knight.
  • Cast: Oscar Isaac, Ethan HawkeMay Calamawy 
  • Team: W/EP Jeremy Slater; D/EP Mohamed Diab
  • Studio: Marvel Studios
  • Premieres: 2022

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Kamala Khan is a Pakistani-American from a religious family in New Jersey who has polymorphous powers, having the ability to stretch and change shape.
  • Cast: Iman Vellani, Laurel Marsden 
  • Team: W/EP Bisha K. Ali
  • Studio: Marvel Studios
  • Premieres: 2021

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: With her diverse group of friends, 20-year-old DREAMer Jess Morales sets out on the adventure of a lifetime to uncover her mysterious family history and recover lost treasure. Based on the feature film franchise.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Marianne Wibberley, Cormac Wibberley; EP Jerry Bruckheimer; D/EP Mira Nair
  • Studio: ABC Signature, Jerry Bruckheimer Television
  • Premieres: 2022

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Captain Nemo is an Indian prince robbed of his birthright and family, a prisoner of the East India Company and a man bent on revenge against the forces which have taken everything from him. But once he sets sail with his ragtag crew onboard the awe-inspiring submarine, The Nautilus, he not only battles with his enemy, he also discovers a magical underwater world. Based on the novel 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP James Dormer; EP Xavier Marchand, Anand Tucker, Johanna Devereaux
  • Studio: Moonriver Television, Seven Stories
  • Premieres: 2022

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Set 10 years after the events Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith, the series follows the life of Jedi knight Obi-Wan Kenobi
  • Cast: Ewan McGregor, Hayden Christensen, Indira Varma, Moses Ingram, Joel Edgerton, Bonnie Piesse, Kumail Nanjiani, Rupert Friend, O'Shea Jackson Jr., Sung Kang, Simone Kessell, Benny Safdie, Maya Erskine 
  • Team: W/EP Joby Harold; EP Ewan McGregor, Kathleen Kennedy, Michelle Rejwan; D/EP Deborah Chow
  • Studio: LucasFilm
  • Premieres: 2022

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Spinoff of The Mandalorian.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Jon Favreau, Dave Filoni
  • Studio: LucasFilm
  • Premieres: 2022


  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Jennifer Walters is a lawyer and the cousin of Bruce Banner who gets an emergency blood transfusion from him following an injury, thus acquiring Hulk-like qualities. 
  • Cast: Tatiana Maslany, Ginger Gonzaga, Mark Ruffalo, Tim Roth, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Jameela Jamil, Josh Segarra 
  • Team: W/EP Jessica Gao; D/EP Kat Coiro
  • Studio: Marvel Studios
  • Premieres: 2022

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Katie is a picture-perfect bride who we meet on her wedding day surrounded by the dead bodies of her new husband and every member of his family. The police think her lover Stefan did it. Stefan thinks Katie did it. Katie thinks her ex-husband did it. And no one knows for sure what the truth is.
  • Cast: Rosa Salazar
  • Team: W/EP Oliver Lyttelton; EP Chris Carey, Laurence Bowen, Toby Bruce, Lilly Burns, Tony Hernandez; D/EP George Kane
  • Studio: Dancing Ledge Productions, Jax Media
  • Premieres: 2022

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Set years after the events of the 1988 feature film, the series will introduce all-new characters to the enchanted realm of fairy queens and two-headed Eborsisk monsters, and welcomes back its namesake hero, Willow Ufgood.
  • Cast: Warwick Davis, Ellie Bamber, Erin Kellyman, Tony Revolori, Ruby Cruz, Amer Chadha-Patel 
  • Team: W/EP Jonathan Kasdan, Wendy Mericle; EP Kathleen Kennedy, Ron Howard, Michelle Rejwa; Co-EP Roopesh Parekh, Hannah Friedman; P Julia Cooperman; D/EP Stephen Woolfenden
  • Studio: LucasFilm, Imagine Television
  • Premieres: 2021