Friday, January 1, 2021

Disney+ - Upcoming Shows and Pilots


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

ORDERED TO SERIES

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: 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:
  • 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: A spinoff of The Mandalorian centering on Boba Fett and Fennec Shand.
  • Cast: Temuera Morrison, Ming-Na Wen
  • Team: W/EP Jon Favreau; EP Dave Filoni, Robert Rodriguez
  • Studio: LucasFilm
  • Premieres: 2021

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: Set in modern-day Hawaii, Lahela "Doogie" Kameāloha, a mixed race 16-year-old girl, juggles a budding medical career and life as a teenager. Guiding Lahela (and also complicating things) is her family, including her spit-fire Irish mother who's also her supervisor at the hospital, and her Hawaiian "Local Boy" father struggling to accept that his daughter is no longer his little girl. Reboot of the 1989-93 ABC sitcom Doogie Howser, M.D.
  • Cast: Peyton Elizabeth Lee, Kathleen Rose Perkins, Jason Scott LeeJeffrey Bowyer-Chapman, Mapuana Makia, Matthew Soto, Ronny Chieng, Emma Meisel
  • Team: W/EP Kourtney Kang; EP Dayna Bochco, Jesse Bochco, Jake Kasdan, Melvin Mar
  • Studio: 20th Television
  • Premieres: 2021

  • 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: Anthology (Episodic)
  • Logline: Based on the graphic novel series by R.L. Stine.
  • Cast: Mckenna Grace, Lexi Underwood, Nasim Pedrad, Christine Ko, Malcolm Barrett, Sally Pressman, Cedric Joe, Riki Lindhome, Tim Heidecker, Gabriel Bateman, Cyrus Arnold, Arjun Athalye, Jack Gore, Logan Gray, Elisha Henig, Rachel Marsh, Jy Prishkulnik, Megan Stott, Henry Thomas, Izabela Vidovic
  • Team: W/EP Seth Grahame-Smith; EP David Katzenberg, Stephen Christy, Ross Richie; Co-EP R.L. Stine; D/EP Marc Webb
  • Studio: 20th Century Fox Television, BOOM! Studios, KatzSmith Productions
  • Premieres: 2021

  • 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: 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

WHAT IF...?
  • Genre: Anthology (Animated)
  • Logline:  Based on the classic comic book series which looks at key moments in Marvel history and asks: "What if things had gone differently?"
  • Cast: Jeffrey Wright, Michael B. Jordan, Sebastian Stan, Josh Brolin, Mark Ruffalo, Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson, Chris Hemsworth, Hayley Atwell, Chadwick Boseman, Karen Gillan, Jeremy Renner, Paul Rudd, Michael Douglas, Neal McDonough, Dominic Cooper, Sean Gunn, Natalie Portman, David Dastmalchian, Stanley Tucci, Taika Waititi, Toby Jones, Djimon Hounsou, Jeff Goldblum, Michael Rooker, Chris Sullivan
  • Team: W/EP AC Bradley; D/EP Bryan Andrews
  • Studio: Marvel Studios
  • Premieres: August 11, 2021

  • 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

ORDERED TO PILOT

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: 14-year-old basketball phenom brothers Josh and JB Bell come of age on and off the court as their former pro-baller father adjusts to life after basketball and their mother finally gets to pursue dreams of her own.
  • Cast: Jalyn Hall, Amir O'Neil, Derek Luke, Sabrina Revelle, Skyla I'Lece, Deja Monique Cruz, Trevor Raine Bush
  • Team: W/EP Kwame Alexander, Damani Johnson; EP Dee Johnson, Bob Teitel, Jay Marcus; D/EP George Tillman Jr.
  • Studio: 20th Television, State Street Pictures
  • Notes: Based on the novel by Kwame Alexander.