Saturday, January 1, 2022

Disney+ - Upcoming Shows


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


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: Amandla Stenberg 
  • 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: A spinoff of Disney+'s WandaVision centering on Agatha Harkness.
  • Cast: Kathryn Hahn
  • Team: W/EP Jac Schaeffer
  • Studio: Marvel Studios
  • Premieres: 2022


  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: Average teenager Jin Wang juggles his high school social life with his immigrant home life. When he meets a new foreign student on the first day of the school year, even more worlds collide as Jin is unwittingly entangled in a battle of Chinese mythological gods. The series is a genre-hopping, action comedy that explores issues of identity, culture and family. Based on the graphic novel by Gene Luen Yang.
  • Cast: Michelle Yeoh, Ben Wang, Yeo Yann Yann, Chin Han, Daniel Wu, Ke Huy Quan, Jim Liu, Sydney Taylor, Stephanie Hsu (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP Kelvin Yu, Charles Yu; EP Gene Luen Yang, Melvin Mar, Jake Kasdan, Asher Goldstein; D/EP Destin Daniel Cretton
  • Studio: 20th Television
  • 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: W/EP Yassir Lester
  • Studio: Marvel Studios
  • Premieres: 2022

  • Genre: Limited Series
  • Logline: When her boss Otto Frank came to her and asked her to hide his family from the Nazis during World War II, 20-something Miep Gies didn't hesitate. For the next two years, Miep, her husband Jan, and the other helpers watched over the eight souls (Otto Frank, his wife Edith, daughters Anne and Margot as well as four others) in hiding in the Secret Annex. And it was Miep who found Anne's diary and kept it safe so Otto, the only one of the eight who survived, could later share it with the world as one of the powerful accounts of the Holocaust.
  • Cast: Bel Powley, Liev Schreiber, Joe Cole
  • Team: W/EP Joan Rater, Tony Phelan; EP Peter Traugott, Alon Shtruzman, Avi Nir; D/EP Susanna Fogel
  • Studio: ABC Signature, Keshet Studios
  • Premieres: 2023

THE CROSSOVER
  • 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. Based on the novel by Kwame Alexander.
  • Cast: Jalyn Hall, Amir O'Neil, Derek Luke, Sabrina Revelle, Skyla I'Lece, Deja Monique Cruz, Trevor Raine Bush, Daveed Diggs (narrator)
  • Team: W/EP Kwame Alexander, Damani Johnson; EP Bob Teitel, Jay Marcus, LeBron James, Maverick Carter, Jamal Henderson; D/EP George Tillman Jr.
  • Studio: 20th Television, The SpringHill Company
  • Premieres: 2022

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: After a heist, the crew have gone their separate ways, but are now being targeted by a killer one-by-one.
  • Cast: Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, Gemma Arterton, Eddie Izzard, Kirby Howell-Baptiste, Niamh Algar, Kamel El Basha, Tara Abboud, Ned Dennehy, Kevin Vidal
  • Team: W/EP/D J Blakeson; EP Stephen Garrett; P Morenike Williams
  • Studio:
  • Premieres: 2022

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: A spinoff of Disney+'s Hawkeye centering on Maya Lopez, whose ruthless behavior in New York City catches up with her in her hometown. She must face her past, reconnect with her Native American roots and embrace the meaning of family and community if she ever hopes to move forward.
  • Cast: Alaqua Cox, Devery Jacobs, Chaske Spencer, Tantoo Cardinal, Cody Lightning, Graham Greene, Zahn McClarnon
  • Team: W/EP Etan Cohen, Emily Cohen; EP Kevin Feige, Louis D'Esposito, Victoria Alonso, Brad Winderbaum, Stephen Broussard, Richie Palmer, Marion Dayre, Jason Gavin; Co-EP Amy Rardin, Christina King, Jennifer Booth; D/EP Sydney Freeland, Catriona McKenzie
  • Studio: Marvel Studios
  • Premieres: 2023

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Combining teen comedy with horror, action-adventure, mystery and psychological thrill, a group of five high schoolers unleash supernatural forces upon their town and must all work together - thanks to and in spite of their friendships, rivalries and pasts with each other - in order to save it, learning much about their own parents' teenage secrets in the process. Based on the book series by R.L. Stine.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP/D Rob Letterman; W/EP Nick Stoller; EP Neal H. Moritz, Pavun Shetty, Conor Welch, Iole Lucchese, Caitlin Friedman
  • Studio: Sony Pictures Television, Scholastic Entertainment
  • Premieres: 2023

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Genius inventor Riri Williams has created the most advanced suit of armor since Iron Man.
  • Cast: Dominique Thorne, Anthony Ramos, Lyric Ross 
  • Team: W/EP Chinaka Hodge; EP Kevin Feige, Ryan Coogler, Louis D'Esposito, Victoria Alonso, Brad Winderbaum, Zoie Nagelhout, Zinzi Coogler, Sev Ohanian; D/EP Sam Bailey, Angela Barnes
  • Studio: Marvel Studios, Proximity
  • Premieres: 2023

    • 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: Kamala Khan, aka Ms. Marvel, is a Muslim American teenager growing up in Jersey City. An avid gamer and a voracious fan-fiction scribe, Kamala is a Super Hero mega fan with an oversized imagination - particularly when it comes to Captain Marvel. Yet Kamala feels like she doesn't fit in at school and sometimes even at home - that is, until she gets super powers like the heroes she's always looked up to. Life gets better with super powers, right?
    • Cast: Iman Vellani, Aramis Knight, Saagar Shaikh, Rish Shah, Zenobia Shroff, Mohan Kapur, Matt Lintz, Yasmeen Fletcher, Laith Nakli, Azhar Usman, Travina Springer, Nimra Bucha, Laurel Marsden, Anjali Bhimani, Farhan Akhtar
    • Team: W/EP Bisha K. Ali; EP Kevin Feige, Louis D'Esposito, Victoria Alonso; D/EP Adil El Arbi, Bilall Fallah
    • Studio: Marvel Studios
    • Premieres: June 8, 2022

    • 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: Lisette Alexis, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Lyndon Smith, Zuri Reed, Jake Austin Walker, Antonio Cipriano, Jordan Rodrigues, Breeda Wool (recurring), Justin Bartha (guest)
    • 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: Captain Nemo is an Indian prince robbed of his birthright and family, a prisoner of the East India Company and a man bent on revenge against the forces which have taken everything from him. But once he sets sail with his ragtag crew onboard the awe-inspiring submarine, The Nautilus, he not only battles with his enemy, he also discovers a magical underwater world. Based on the novel 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne.
    • Cast: Shazad Latif, Georgia Flood, Thierry Frémont, Pacharo Mzembe, Arlo Green, Tyrone Ngatai, Ling Cooper Tang, Andrew Shaw, Ashan Kumar, Chum Ehelepola, Céline Menville, Kayden Price, Damien Garvey
    • Team: W/EP James Dormer; EP Xavier Marchand, Anand Tucker, Johanna Devereaux; D/EP Michael Matthews
    • Studio: Moonriver Television, Seven Stories
    • Premieres: 2022

    • Genre: Drama
    • Logline: Set 10 years after the dramatic events of Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith where Obi-Wan Kenobi faced his greatest defeat - the downfall and corruption of his best friend and Jedi apprentice, Anakin Skywalker, who turned to the dark side as the evil Sith Lord Darth Vader.
    • Cast: Ewan McGregor, Hayden Christensen, Indira VarmaMoses 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: May 25, 2022

    • Genre: Drama
    • Logline: 12-year-old modern demigod, Percy Jackson, is just coming to terms with his newfound supernatural powers when the sky god Zeus accuses him of stealing his master lightning bolt. Now Percy must trek across America to find it and restore order to Olympus. Based on the series of books by Rick Riordan.
    • Cast: Walker Scobell, Aryan Simhadri, Leah Sava Jeffries
    • Team: W/EP Rick Riordan, Jon Steinberg; EP Dan Shotz, Rebecca Riordan, Bert Salke, Monica Owusu-Breen, Jim Rowe, Ellen Goldsmith-Vein, Jeremy Bell, D.J. Goldberg; D/EP James Bobin
    • Studio: 20th Television, Gotham Group
    • Premieres: 2023

    • Genre: Drama
    • Logline: Spinoff of The Mandalorian.
    • Cast:
    • Team: W/EP Jon Favreau, Dave Filoni
    • Studio: LucasFilm
    • Premieres: 2022

    • Genre: Limited Series
    • Logline: In this limited series sequel to the film franchise, Scott Calvin is on the brink of his 65th birthday and realizing that he can't be Santa forever. He's starting to lose a step in his Santa duties, and more importantly, he's got a family who could benefit from a life in the normal world, especially his two kids who have grown up at the Pole. With a lot of elves, children, and family to please, Scott sets out to find a suitable replacement Santa while preparing his family for a new adventure in a life south of the pole.
    • Cast: Tim Allen, Elizabeth Mitchell, Kal Penn, Elizabeth Allen-Dick, Austin Kane, Rupali Redd, Devin Bright, Matilda Lawler 
    • Team: W/EP Jack Burditt; EP Tim Allen, Kevin Hench, Richard Baker, Rick Messina; D/EP Jason Winer
    • Studio: 20th Television
    • Premieres: 2022


      • Genre: Drama
      • Logline: Jennifer Walters navigates the complicated life of a single, 30-something attorney who also happens to be a green 6-foot-7-inch superpowered hulk.
      • Cast: Tatiana MaslanyGinger Gonzaga, Mark Ruffalo, Tim Roth, Renée Elise GoldsberryJameela JamilJosh Segarra, Jon Bass, Benedict Wong
      • Team: W/EP Jessica Gao; EP Kevin Feige, Louis D'Esposito, Victoria Alonso, Brad Winderbaum; D/EP Kat Coiro
      • Studio: Marvel Studios
      • Premieres: August 17, 2022

      • Genre: Drama
      • Logline: The Grace family - twin brothers Jared and Simon, their sister Mallory and mother Helen - move into their dilapidated ancestral home and begin to unravel a dark mystery about their great-great uncle who once discovered the secret and maybe foreboding faerie world existing parallel to their own. Based on the series of novels by Tony DiTerlizzi and Holly Black.
      • Cast:
      • Team: W/EP Aron Eli Coleite; EP Tony DiTerlizzi, Holly Black, Ellen Goldsmith-Vein, Jeremy Bell, D.J. Goldberg, Julie Kane-Ritsch; D/EP Kat Coiro
      • Studio: Paramount Television Studios, 20th Television
      • Premieres: 2023

      • Genre: Drama
      • Logline: Set closely after the events of Return of the Jedi, the series will resemble a classic Amblin coming-of-age adventure film of the 1980s.
      • Cast:
      • Team: W/EP Chris Ford; D/EP Jon Watts
      • Studio: LucasFilm
      • Premieres: 2023

      • Genre: Drama
      • Logline: Katie is a picture-perfect bride who we meet on her wedding day surrounded by the dead bodies of her new husband and every member of his family. The police think her lover Stefan did it. Stefan thinks Katie did it. Katie thinks her ex-husband did it. And no one knows for sure what the truth is.
      • Cast: Rosa Salazar
      • Team: W/EP Oliver Lyttelton; EP Chris Carey, Laurence Bowen, Toby Bruce, Lilly Burns, Tony Hernandez; D/EP George Kane
      • Studio: Dancing Ledge Productions, Jax Media
      • Premieres: 2022

        • 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 RevoloriRuby CruzAmer Chadha-PatelDempsey Bryk, Rosabell Laurenti Sellers (recurring), Talisa Garcia (recurring)
        • 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: 2022