Friday, January 1, 2021

Hulu - Upcoming Shows


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


  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: In the late 1960s, a runaway bride named Covey disappears into the surf off the coast of Jamaica and is feared drowned or a fugitive on the run for her husband's murder. Fifty years later in California, Eleanor Bennett, a widow in her 60s, loses her battle with cancer, leaving her two estranged children a flash drive that holds previously untold stories of her journey from the Caribbean to America. These stories shock her children and challenge everything they thought they knew about their family's origin. Based on the novel by Charmaine Wilkerson.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Marissa Jo Cerar; EP Oprah Winfrey, Carla Gardini, Aaron Kaplan
  • Studio: Kapital Entertainment, Harpo Films
  • Premieres: 2022

  • Genre: Limited Series
  • Logline: Set in 1980s Texas, Candy Montgomery seemingly has it all - a loving husband with a good job, a daughter and a son, a nice home in the brand new suburbs. So why did she kill her friend from church with an ax?
  • Cast: Jessica Biel, Melanie Lynskey 
  • Team: W/EP Robin Veith; EP Jessica Biel, Nick Antosca, Michelle Purple, Alex Hedlund; D/EP Michael Uppendahl
  • Studio: Universal Content Productions, 20th Television, Iron Ocean Productions
  • Premieres: 2022

  • Genre: Drama (Half-Hour)
  • Logline: Two Dublin college students forge an unexpected, strange and sexually charged relationship with an older married couple that results in a complicated pair of love triangles that upend their lives. Based on the novel by Sally Rooney.
  • Cast: Joe Alwyn, Jemima Kirke, Sasha Lane, Alison Oliver
  • Team: W/EP Alice Birch; EP Sally Rooney, Ed Guiney, Andrew Lowe, Emma Norton, Rose Garnett, Tommy Sulfin; P Catherine Magee; D/EP Lenny Abrahamson
  • Studio: Element Pictures
  • Premieres: 2022

  • Genre: Limited Series
  • Logline: An ambitious and harrowing look into the epicenter of America's struggle with opioid addiction - taking viewers from a distressed Virginia mining community, to the hallways of the DEA, and to the opulence of "one percenter" Big Pharma Manhattan. Based on the novel by Beth Macy.
  • Cast: Michael Keaton, Peter Sarsgaard, Kaitlyn Dever, Will Poulter, Phillipa Soo, Jake McDorman, John Hoogenakker, Rosario Dawson, Michael StuhlbargRay McKinnon (recurring), Cleopatra Coleman (recurring), Jaime Ray Newman (recurring), Andrea Frankle (recurring), Will Chase (recurring), Rebecca Wisocky (recurring), Meagen Fay (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP Danny Strong; EP Michael Keaton, Beth Macy, Warren Littlefield, John Goldwyn, Karen Rosenfelt; D/EP Barry Levinson
  • Studio: Fox 21 Television Studios, The Littlefield Company
  • Premieres:  October 13, 2021

  • Genre: Limited Series
  • Logline: The story of Elizabeth Holmes and her company Theranos is an unbelievable tale of ambition and fame gone terribly wrong. How did the world's youngest self-made female billionaire lose it all in the blink of an eye? How did the woman once heralded as "the next Steve Jobs" find herself facing criminal charges - to which she pleaded not guilty - and up to 20 years in jail? How did her technology, meant to revolutionize healthcare, potentially put millions of patients at risk? And how did so many smart people get it so wrong along the way?
  • Cast: Amanda Seyfried, Naveen Andrews, William H. Macy, Laurie Metcalf, Elizabeth Marvel, Utkarsh Ambudkar, Kate Burton, Stephen Fry, Michel Gill, Michael Ironside, Bill Irwin, Josh Pais, Dylan Minnette, Alan Ruck, Bashir Salahuddin, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Hart Bochner, James Hiroyuki Liao, Nicky Endres, Camryn Mi-Young Kim, Andrew Leeds, Sam Waterston (recurring), Kurtwood Smith (recurring), Anne Archer (recurring), LisaGay Hamilton (recurring), Michaela Watkins (recurring), Ebon Moss-Bachrach (recurring), Kevin Sussman (recurring), Sam Straley (recurring), Shaun J. Brown (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP Elizabeth Meriwether; EP Rebecca Jarvis, Liz Heldens, Liz Hannah, Katherine Pope, Taylor Dunn, Victoria Thompson; P Amanda Seyfried; D/EP Michael Showalter
  • Studio: Fox Searchlight
  • Premieres: 2022

  • Genre: Limited Series
  • Logline: The series explores Michelle Carter's relationship with Conrad Roy III and the events that led to his death and, later, her controversial conviction of involuntary manslaughter. Based on the Esquire article by Jesse Barron.
  • Cast: Elle Fanning, Colton Ryan, Chloë Sevigny, Norbert Leo Butz, Cara Buono, Kai Lennox, Chinasa Ogbuagu (recurring), Kelly AuCoin (recurring), Scott William Winters (recurring), Kristin Griffith (recurring), Ella Rubin (recurring), Megan Lawless (recurring), John Henry Ward (recurring), Leah Thompkins (recurring), Callie McClincy (recurring), Peter Gerety (recurring), Michael Mosley (recurring), Ella Kennedy Davis (recurring), Pearl Amanda Dickson (recurring), Kylie Liya Page (recurring), Jeff Wahlberg (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP Liz Hannah, Patrick Macmanus; EP Elle Fanning, Brittany Kahan Ward; D/EP Lisa Cholodenko
  • Studio: Universal Content Productions, Echo Lake Entertainment, Littleton Road Productions
  • Premieres: 2022

  • Genre: Comedy (Animated)
  • Logline: After a Japanese snow monkey's tribe is slaughtered, he joins forces with the ghost of an American assassin and together, they begin killing their way through the Yakuza underworld.
  • Cast: George Takei, Jason Sudeikis, Olivia Munn, Ally Maki, Nobi Nakanishi, Fred Tatasciore
  • Team: W/EP Josh Gordon, Will Speck; EP Joe Quesada
  • Studio: Marvel Television
  • Premieres: November 17, 2021

  • Genre: Comedy (Hybrid)
  • Logline: While telling her son the story of how she met his father, Sophie and her close-knit group of friends in 2021 are in the midst of figuring out who they are, what they want out of life, and how to fall in love in the age of dating apps and limitless options.
  • Cast: Hilary Duff, Chris Lowell, Francia Raisa, Tom Ainsley, Tien Tran, Suraj Sharma, Daniel Augustin (recurring), Josh Peck (recurring), Ashley Reyes (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP Isaac Aptaker, Elizabeth Berger; EP Craig Thomas, Carter Bays; Co-EP Adam Londy; P Hilary Duff; D/EP Pamela Fryman
  • Studio: 20th Television
  • Premieres: 2022

  • Genre: Limited Series
  • Logline: The series tells the true story of Somen "Steve" Banerjee, the Indian-American entrepreneur who started Chippendales. The series will detail the insane, darkly comedic, crime-ridden story behind the unique male revue that became a cultural phenomenon.
  • Cast: Kumail Nanjiani
  • Team: W/EP Robert Siegel; EP Kumail Nanjiani, Dylan Sellers, Emily V. Gordon, Rajiv Joseph, Mehar Sethi
  • Studio: 20th Television
  • Premieres: 2022

  • Genre: Limited Series
  • Logline: An exploration of the wild, tragic and controversial life and career behind one of the most polarizing figures in sports culture - heavyweight champion Mike Tyson.
  • Cast: Trevante Rhodes, Russell Hornsby, Harvey Keitel, Laura Harrier, Grace Zabriskie, Olunike Adeliyi, TJ Atoms
  • Team: W/EP Steven Rogers; SR/EP Karin Gist; EP Margot Robbie, Tom Ackerley, Brett Hedblom, Darin Friedman, Claire Brown, Bryan Unkeless, Scott Morgan; D/EP Craig Gillespie
  • Studio: 20th Television, The Gist of It Productions, Clubhouse Pictures, LuckyChap Entertainment, Entertainment 360
  • Premieres: 2022

  • Genre: Comedy (Animated)
  • Logline: A family patriarch lives a not-so-secret identity of Koala Man, an Australian suburban superhero with no powers but a burning passion to snuff out petty crime and bring order to the community.
  • Cast: Michael Cusack
  • Team: W/EP Michael Cusack; SR/EP Benji Samit, Dan Hernandez; EP Justin Roiland
  • Studio: 20th Television, Princess Pictures, Bento Box Entertainment
  • Premieres: 2022

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: Beth's life looks pretty great on paper. Impressive to everyone she grew up with. She makes a good living as a wine distributor. She's in a long term relationship with an attractive, successful guy and lives in Manhattan. When a sudden incident forces Beth to engage with her past, her life changes forever. Through flashbacks to her teen self, Beth starts to learn how she became who she is and who she wants to become.
  • Cast: Amy Schumer, Michael Cera, Michael Rapaport 
  • Team: W/EP/D Amy Schumer; EP Kim Caramele, Kevin Kane, Daniel Powell, Ryan McFaul
  • Studio: Endeavor Content
  • Premieres: 2021

PAM & TOMMY
  • Genre: Limited Series
  • Logline: Baywatch star Pamela Anderson and Mötley Crüe drummer Tommy Lee married less than a week after they met in 1995. A tape they made having sex during their honeymoon was stolen from their home and distributed online. Anderson and Lee sued the distributor, Internet Entertainment Group, and eventually reached a settlement under which the tape became public again. The couple also had two children together before divorcing in 1998. During the marriage, Lee pleaded no contest to spousal battery against Anderson and was sentenced to six months in jail.
  • Cast: Lily James, Sebastian Stan, Seth Rogen, Nick Offerman, Taylor SchillingPepi Sonuga (recurring), Andrew Dice Clay (recurring), Spenser Granese (recurring), Mozhan Marnò (recurring), Fred Hechinger (recurring), Paul Ben-Victor (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP Rob Siegel; EP Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg, Dylan Sellers, Dave Franco, Sue Naegle, Megan Ellison; D/EP Craig Gillespie
  • Studio: Annapurna Television, Point Grey Pictures
  • Premieres: 2022

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: You'll judge Jax Stewart for her questionable ethics and wild interpretations of the law... until you're the one in trouble. Then you'll see her for what she is: the most brilliant and fearless defense attorney in Los Angeles who bucks the justice system at every chance she gets.
  • Cast: Emayatzy Corinealdi
  • Team: W/EP Raamla Mohamed; EP Pilar Savone, Larry Wilmore; Co-EP Shawn Holley, Jon Leshay; D/EP Kerry Washington
  • Studio: ABC Signature, Onyx Collective, Simpson Street Productions, Wilmore Films
  • Premieres: 2022

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: A tumultuous but intoxicating relationship unfolds over the course of 8 years. When Lucy Albright and Stephen DeMarco meet at college, they are at that formative age when seemingly mundane choices lead the way to irrevocable consequences. Although their relationship begins like any typical campus romance, they quickly fall into an addictive entanglement that will permanently alter not only their lives, but the lives of everyone around them. Based on the novel by Carola Lovering.
  • Cast: Grace Van Patten
  • Team: W/EP Meaghan Oppenheimer; EP Emma Roberts, Karah Preiss, Laura Lewis, Shannon Gibson
  • Studio: 20th Television, Belletrist Productions, Rebelle Media, Vice Studios, Refinery29
  • Premieres: 2022

THIS FOOL
  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: Julio Lopez, a self-described "punk ass bitch," still lives at home and goes out of his way to help everyone but himself. He attempts to overcome his codependency issues with his family as he navigates working class life in South Central Los Angeles.
  • Cast: Chris Estrada, Frankie Quinones, Michelle Ortiz
  • Team: W/EP/D Pat Bishop; W/EP Chris Estrada, Jake Weisman, Matt Ingebretson; EP Fred Armisen, Jonathan Groff
  • Studio: ABC Signature
  • Premieres: 2022

  • Genre: Limited Series
  • Logline: The 19th century adventures of George Washington "Wash" Black - an 11-year-old boy on a Barbados sugar plantation who must flee after a shocking death threatens to upend his life. Based on the novel by Esi Edugya.
  • Cast: Sterling K. Brown
  • Team: W/EP Selwyn Seyfu Hinds; EP Sterling K. Brown, Ellen Goldsmith-Vein, Jeremy Bell, Lindsay Williams, DJ Goldberg, Anthony Hemingway, Jennifer Johnson; Co-P Esi Edugya
  • Studio: 20th Television, Indian Meadows Productions, The Gotham Group
  • Premieres: 2022