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
  • 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 Television
  • 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

HAWKEYE
  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: The adventures of ace archer Clint Barton aka Hawkeye, and his efforts to pass the torch to Kate Bishop.
  • Cast: Jeremy Renner, Hailee Steinfeld, Vera Farmiga, Tony Dalton, Florence Pugh, Fra Fee, Alaqua Cox, Zahn McClarnon
  • Team: W/EP Jonathan Igla; D/EP Bert & Bertie, Rhys Thomas
  • Studio: Marvel Television
  • Premieres: 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 Television
  • Premieres: 2022

  • Genre: Anthology (Episodic)
  • Logline: Based on the graphic novel series by R.L. Stine.
  • Cast: Mckenna Grace, Lexi Underwood, Nasim Pedrad (guest)
  • 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

LOKI
  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: The God of Mischief, Loki, steps out of his brother's shadow in a new story that takes place after the events of Avengers: Endgame.
  • Cast: Tom Hiddleston, Owen Wilson, Gugu Mbatha-RawSophia Di Martino, Wunmi Mosaku, Richard E. Grant
  • Team: W/EP Michael Waldron; D/EP Kate Herron
  • Studio: Marvel Television
  • Premieres: June 9, 2021

MONSTERS AT WORK
  • Genre: Comedy (Animated)
  • Logline: Set the day after the Monsters, Incorporated power plant started harvesting the laughter of children to fuel the city of Monstropolis, thanks to Mike and Sulley's discovery that laughter generates ten times more energy than screams. Tylor Tuskmon is an eager young monster who graduated top of his class at Monsters University and always dreamed of becoming a Scarer, until he lands a job at Monsters, Incorporated and discovers that scaring is out and laughter is in.
  • Cast: John Goodman, Billy Crystal, John Ratzenberger, Jennifer Tilly, Bob Peterson, Ben Feldman, Kelly Marie Tran, Henry Winkler, Lucas Neff, Alanna Ubach, Stephen Stanton, Aisha Tyler, Mindy Kaling, Bonnie Hunt
  • Team: W/EP Bobs Gannaway; EP Ferrell Barron; D/EP Kat Good, Rob Gibbs
  • Studio: Disney Television Animation
  • Premieres: July 2, 2021

  • 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 Television
  • 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 Television
  • Premieres: 2021

THE MYSTERIOUS BENEDICT SOCIETY
  • 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 HaleKristen 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 Television, Sonar Entertainment, Fanfare Entertainment
  • Premieres: June 25, 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 
  • Team: W/EP Jessica Gao; D/EP Kat Coiro
  • Studio: Marvel Television
  • Premieres: 2021

  • Genre: Drama (Animated)
  • Logline: The elite and experiment clones of the Bad Batch (first introduced in Star Wars: The Clone Wars) find their way in a rapidly changing galaxy in the immediate aftermath of the Clone War. Members of Bad Batch - a unique squad of clones who vary genetically from their brothers in the Clone Army - each possess a singular exceptional skill that makes them extraordinarily effective soldiers and a formidable crew.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Jennifer Corbett; EP Dave Filoni, Athena Portillo, Brad Rau
  • Studio: LucasFilm
  • Premieres: May 4, 2021

  • Genre: Drama (Animated)
  • Logline: A series of short films from Japanese anime creators
  • Cast:
  • Team:
  • Studio: LucasFilm
  • Premieres: 2021

  • Genre: Comedy (Hourlong)
  • Logline: Ambitious and buttoned-up U.S. Marshall Scott Turner inherits an unruly dog and soon realizes the pet he didn't want may be the partner he needs. Based on the 1989 feature film starring Tom Hanks.
  • Cast: Josh Peck, Lyndsy Fonseca, Carra Patterson, Vanessa Lengies, Anthony Ruivivar, Brandon Jay McLaren, Jeremy Maguire, Becca Tobin (recurring), Matt Hamilton (recurring), Paul Campbell (recurring), Cristina Rosato (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP Matt Nix; Co-EP Josh Levy; D/EP McG
  • Studio: 20th Television
  • Premieres: July 16, 2021

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:
  • Studio: Marvel Television
  • Premieres: 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 Jonathan Entwistle
  • 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:
  • 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.