Friday, January 1, 2021

FX - Upcoming Shows and Pilots


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

ORDERED TO SERIES

  • Genre: Anthology (Episodic)
  • Logline: A weekly anthology series that will feature a different horror story in each hourlong episode.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Ryan Murphy
  • Studio: 20th Century Fox Television
  • Premieres: 2021 - FX on Hulu

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Dan Chase is a retired CIA officer who absconded from the CIA decades ago and has been living off the grid since. When an assassin arrives and tries to take Chase out, the old operative learns that to ensure his future he now must reconcile his past. Based on the novel by Thomas Perry.
  • Cast: Jeff Bridges, John LithgowAmy BrennemanAlia Shawkat, Leem Lubany, E.J. Bonilla, Gbenga Akinnagbe, Bill Heck, Navid Negahban (recurring), Pej Vahdat (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP Jon Steinberg, Robert Levine; EP Jeff Bridges, Warren Littlefield, Dan Shotz, David Schiff; D/EP Jon Watts
  • Studio: Fox 21 Television Studios, The Littlefield Company
  • Premieres: 2021 - FX on Hulu

  • Genre: Limited Series
  • Logline: Based on the 2018 memoir Lonely Boy: Tales from a Sex Pistol by legendary Sex Pistols guitarist Steve Jones, the series moves from West London's council estates, to Vivienne Westwood and Malcolm McLaren's notorious Kings Road SEX shop, to the international controversy that came with the release of Never Mind the Bollocks, which is frequently listed as one of the most influential albums of all time.
  • Cast: Toby Wallace, Maisie Williams, Anson Boon, Louis Partridge, Jacob Slater, Fabien Frankel, Dylan Llewellyn, Sydney Chandler, Emma Appleton
  • Team: W/EP Craig Pearce, Frank Cottrell Boyce; EP Gail Lyon, Anita Camarata, Tracey Seaward, Paul Lee, Hope Hartman; D/EP Danny Boyle
  • Studio: FX Productions, wiip
  • Premieres: 2021

  • Genre: Anthology (Episodic)
  • Logline: Using the boldest issues of our times as a jumping off point, the series tells singular, character-driven stories about the world we live in today.
  • Cast: Lucas Hedges, Kaitlyn Dever, O'Shea Jackson Jr., George Wallace, Ed Asner, Brendan Francis Scannell, Jon Bernthal, Boyd Holbrook, Amy Landecker, Beau Bridges
  • Team: W/EP/D B.J. Novak
  • Studio: FX Productions
  • Premieres: 2021

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: Four Native teenagers in rural Oklahoma spend their days committing crime... and fighting it.
  • Cast: D'Pharaoh Woon-A-Tai, Devery Jacobs, Paulina Alexis, Lane Factor
  • Team: W/EP/D Sterlin Harjo; W/EP Taika Waititi; EP Garrett Basch
  • Studio: FX Productions
  • Premieres: 2021

  • Genre: Limited Series
  • Logline: English sailor John Blackthorne ends up shipwrecked in feudal Japan circa 1600. He eventually becomes a confidant of Lord Toronaga, a powerful daimyo (feudal lord). Based on James Clavell's novel.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Justin Marks, Rachel Kondo; EP Michael De Luca, Andrew Macdonald, Allon Reich, Michaela Clavell; Co-EP Shannon Goss; D/EP Tim Van Patten
  • Studio: FX Productions, DNA Television
  • Premieres: 2021

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: All of the men are dead. But one. The series traverses a world of women - exploring gender, race, class and survival. Based on the comic by Brian K. Vaughan.
  • Cast: Ben SchnetzerDiane Lane, Juliana Canfield, Marin Ireland, Amber Tamblyn, Elliot Fletcher, Ashley Romans, Olivia Thirlby
  • Team: W/EP Eliza Clark; EP Brian K. Vaughan, Nina Jacobson, Brad Simpson, Nellie Reed, Mari Jo Winkler-Ioffreda, Melina Matsoukas; D/EP Louise Friedberg
  • Studio: FX Productions, Color Force
  • Premieres: 2021 - FX on Hulu

ORDERED TO PILOT

  • Genre: Comedy (Animated)
  • Logline: 13 years after being impregnated by the Devil, a reluctant mother and her Antichrist daughter attempt to live an ordinary life in Delaware, but are constantly thwarted by monstrous forces, including Satan, who yearns for custody of his daughter's soul.
  • Cast: Danny DeVito, Lucy DeVito, Aubrey Plaza
  • Team: W/EP Darcy Fowler, Seth Kirschner, Kieran Valla; EP Danny DeVito, Lucy DeVito, Jake DeVito, Aubrey Plaza, Dan Harmon, Monica Mitchell, Corey Campodonico, Alex Bulkley
  • Studio: FX Productions, Jersey Films 2nd Avenue, ShadowMachine
  • Notes:

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: In the late 1960s, Dan Freeman is recruited by the CIA as part of an affirmative-action program as the first African-American officer. After a very competitive selection process, he trains in high-level combat and espionage. Following this arduous training, this model recruit is rewarded with a post in the reprographics, aka photocopying, department, "left by the door" as a token of the CIA's "racial equality."
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Leigh Dana Jackson; EP Lee Daniels, Marc Velez; D/EP Gerard McMurray
  • Studio: 20th Television
  • Notes: Based on the novel by Sam Greenlee.

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: A family survives a widespread technological crisis.
  • Cast: Chris Messina, Ari Graynor, Lacretta 
  • Team: W/EP Paul Simms; EP M. Blair Breard; D/EP Jonathan Krisel
  • Studio: FX Productions
  • Notes: