Friday, January 1, 2021

Paramount+ - Upcoming Shows and Pilots


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

ORDERED TO SERIES

6666
  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Founded when Comanches still ruled West Texas, no ranch in America is more steeped in the history of the West than the 6666. Still operating as it did two centuries before, and encompassing an entire county, the 6666 is where the rule of law and the laws of nature merge in a place where the most dangerous thing one does is the next thing. The 6666 is synonymous with the merciless endeavor to raise the finest horses and livestock in the world, and ultimately where world class cowboys are born and made. Spinoff of Paramount Network's Yellowstone.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Taylor Sheridan; EP John Linson, Art Linson, David Glasser, Ron Burkle, Bob Yari
  • Studio: MTV Entertainment Studios, 101 Studios, Bosque Ranch Productions
  • Premieres: 2021

  • Genre: Comedy (Multi-Camera)
  • Logline: A sequel to the Emmy-winning NBC sitcom that aired from 1993-2004.
  • Cast: Kelsey Grammer
  • Team: W/EP Chris Harris, Joe Cristalli; EP Kelsey Grammer
  • Studio: CBS Studios, Grammnet Productions
  • Premieres: 2022

GREASE: RISE OF THE PINK LADIES
  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: Based on the 1978 feature film, the series will focus on how Sandy, Rizzo, Jan, Marty and Frenchy came together and how the reverence, fear and moral panic they sparked changed Rydell High forever.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Annabel Oakes; EP Erik Feig
  • Studio: Paramount Television, Picturestart, Temple Hill Entertainment
  • Premieres: 2021

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: Desperate to salvage her career, discredited journalist Beth Baker latches on to the story of a young mother sentenced to life in prison for maiming and murdering her husband, crimes she claims she didn't commit. In trying to uncover the truth, Beth finds herself in over her head as she contends with Colorado gun smugglers, clickbait culture, the doldrums of marriage and her own tarnished past.
  • Cast: Kate Beckinsale (replacing Isla Fisher), Jules Latimer, Geoff Stults, Tiya Sircar, Alanna Ubach, Laurie Davidson, Andre Hyland
  • Team: W/EP Rebecca Addelman; EP Sam Hansen, Jimmy Miller, Joe Farrell, Jim Ziegler, Mike Farah; Co-EP Joe Hardesty; D/EP Trent O'Donnell
  • Studio: CBS Television Studios, Funny or Die, Mosaic
  • Premieres: 2021

HALO
  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Dramatizes an epic 26th century conflict between humanity and an alien threat known as the Covenant. It weaves deeply drawn personal stories with action, adventure and a richly imagined vision of the future. Based on the video game franchise.
  • Cast: Pablo SchreiberNatascha McElhone, Bokeem Woodbine, Shabana Azmi, Bentley Kalu, Natasha Culzac, Kate Kennedy, Yerin Ha, Danny Sapani, Olive Gray, Charlie Murphy
  • Team: W/EP/SR Kyle Killen; SR/EP Steven Kane; EP Steven Spielberg, Justin Falvey, Darryl Frank, Toby Leslie, Scott Pennington, Kiki Wolfkill, Frank O'Connor, Bonnie Ross; D/EP Otto Bathurst
  • Studio: Amblin Television, 343 Industries, One Big Picture, Chapter Eleven
  • Premieres: 2022

  • Genre: Comedy (Animated)
  • Logline: After losing her job and moving from the rich side to the poor side of an Arkansas small town, an overconfident female head-of-a-household struggles to regain a higher status for herself, and for her family of oddballs. To save money, they've moved into their inherited Victorian fixer upper, the historic Harper House.
  • Cast: Rhea Seehorn, Jason Lee, Tatiana Maslany, Ryan Flynn, VyVy Nguyen, Lance Krall, Roberta Colindrez, Tessa Skara, John "Spud" McConnell, Chris Diamantopoulos, Joanna Hausmann, Gabourey Sidibe, Nyima Funk, Gary Anthony Williams
  • Team: W/EP Brad Neely; EP Katie Krentz
  • Studio: CBS Television Studios, 219 Productions
  • Premieres: 2021

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Set in the proverbial boomtowns of West Texas and the fortune seeking in the world of oil rigs, the series is an upstairs/downstairs story of roughnecks and wildcat billionaires fueling a boom so big, it's reshaping our climate, our economy and our geopolitics.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Taylor Sheridan; EP David Glasser, Ron Burkle, Bob Yari
  • Studio: MTV Entertainment Studios, Bosque Ranch Productions
  • Premieres: 2021

MAYOR OF KINGSTOWN
  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: The McLusky family are the power brokers in Kingstown, Michigan where the business of incarceration is the only thriving industry. Tackling themes of systemic racism, corruption and inequality, the series will provide a stark look at their attempt to bring order and justice to a town that has neither.
  • Cast: Jeremy Renner, Dianne Wiest, Emma Laird, Derek Webster, Taylor Handley, Hugh Dillon, Pha'rez Lass, Tobi Bamtefa
  • Team: W/EP Taylor Sheridan, Hugh Dillon; EP Jeremy Renner, David Glasser, Ron Burkle, Bob Yari, Michael Friedman; D/EP Antoine Fuqua
  • Studio: MTV Entertainment Studios, Bosque Ranch Productions, 101 Studios
  • Premieres: 2021

  • Genre: Limited Series
  • Logline: Based on the Oscar-winning producer Al Ruddy's never before revealed experiences of making the iconic 1972 film The Godfather directed by Francis Coppola and adapted from Mario Puzo's best-selling mob novel.
  • Cast: Miles Teller, Matthew Goode, Giovanni Ribisi, Colin Hanks, Dan Fogler
  • Team: W/EP Michael Tolkin; EP Al Ruddy, Nikki Toscano, Leslie Greif; D/EP Dexter Fletcher
  • Studio: Paramount Television Studios
  • Premieres: 2021

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Set the decade before Captain Kirk boarded the USS Enterprise, Captain Christopher Pike, Spock and Number One explore new worlds around the galaxy.
  • Cast: Anson Mount, Ethan Peck, Rebecca Romijn, Babs Olusanmokun, Christina Chong, Celia Rose Gooding, Jess Bush, Melissa Navia
  • Team: W/EP Akiva Goldsman, Alex Kurtzman, Jenny Lumet; SR/EP Henry Alonso Myers; EP Heather Kadin, Rod Roddenberry, Trevor Roth; Co-EP Aaron Baiers, Akela Cooper, Davy Perez
  • Studio: CBS Television Studios, Secret Hideout, Roddenberry Entertainment
  • Premieres: 2021

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Private espionage operative James Weir finds himself in the midst of a battle over the preservation of democracy in a world at odds with misinformation, behavioral manipulation, the surveillance state and the interests that control these extraordinary powers.
  • Cast: Kiefer Sutherland
  • Team: W/EP John Requa, Glenn Ficarra; EP Kiefer Sutherland, Charlie Gogolak, Suzan Bymel
  • Studio: CBS Studios, Zaftig Films
  • Premieres: 2022

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: The Dutton family embarks on a journey west through the Great Plains toward the last bastion of untamed America. It is a stark retelling of Western expansion, and an intense study of one family fleeing poverty to seek a better future in America's promised land - Montana. Prequel to Paramount Network's Yellowstone.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Taylor Sheridan; EP John Linson, Art Linson, David Glasser, David Hutkin, Bob Yari
  • Studio: Bosque Ranch Productions, 101 Studios
  • Premieres: 2021