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 spinoff of Disney+'s WandaVision centering on Agatha Harkness.
  • Cast: Kathryn Hahn
  • Team: W/EP Jac Schaeffer
  • Studio: Marvel Studios
  • Premieres: Winter 2023


  • 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), Poppy Liu (guest)
  • 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: 2023

  • 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: 2024

  • 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, Amira Casar, Billie Boulet, Ashley Brooke
  • 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), Darone Okolie (recurring), Himie Freeman (recurring), Gabriela Lopez (recurring), Johnny Cantley (recurring), Joel Steingold (recurring)
  • 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: Sequel to Netflix's Daredevil featuring more stories of Matt Murdock aka Daredevil and Wilson Fisk aka Kingpin.
  • Cast: Charlie Cox, Vincent D'Onofrio
  • Team: EP Kevin Feige, Louis D'Esposito, Victoria Alonso, Brad Winderbaum
  • Studio: Marvel Studios
  • Premieres: Spring 2024

  • 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, Charlie Cox, Vincent D'Onofrio
  • 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: Summer 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: Limited Series
    • Logline: An event series centering on the life and adventures of Lando Calrissian.
    • Cast:
    • Team: W/EP Justin Simien
    • Studio: LucasFilm
    • Premieres: 2023

    • 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 Olivera, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Lyndon Smith, Zuri Reed, Jake Austin Walker, Antonio Cipriano, Jordan Rodrigues, Breeda Wool (recurring), Jacob Vargas (recurring), Justin Bartha (guest), Harvey Keitel (guest)
    • Team: W/EP Marianne Wibberley, Cormac Wibberley; EP Jerry Bruckheimer, Jonathan Littman, KristieAnneReed, Jon Turteltaub, Rick Muirragui; D/EP Mira Nair
    • Studio: ABC Signature, Jerry Bruckheimer Television
    • Premieres: December 14, 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: 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, Virginia Kull, Glynn Turman, Jason Mantzoukas, Megan Mullally, Timm Sharp, Dior Goodjohn (recurring), Charlie Bushnell (recurring), Olivea Morton (recurring)
    • 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: 2023

    • 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, David Krumholtz, Laura San Giacomo 
    • Team: W/EP Jack Burditt; EP Tim Allen, Kevin Hench, Richard Baker, Rick Messina; D/EP Jason Winer
    • Studio: 20th Television
    • Premieres: November 16, 2022

    • Genre: Drama
    • Logline: Nick Fury and Skrull Talos reunite to address a faction of shape-shifting Skrulls who have been infiltrating Earth for years.
    • Cast: Samuel L. Jackson, Ben Mendelsohn, Olivia ColmanEmilia ClarkeKingsley Ben-AdirKillian ScottChristopher McDonaldCobie Smulders, Martin Freeman, Don Cheadle
    • Team: W/EP Kyle Bradstreet; EP Kevin Feige, Louis D'Esposito, Victoria Alonso, Brad Winderbaum; D/EP Thomas Bezucha, Ali Selim
    • Studio: Marvel Studios
    • Premieres: Spring 2023

    • Genre: Drama
    • Logline: Set closely after the events of Return of the Jedi, a group of 10-year-old kids get lost in the Star Wars universe.
    • Cast: Jude Law 
    • Team: W/EP Chris Ford; EP Jon Favreau, Dave Filoni; D/EP Jon Watts
    • Studio: LucasFilm
    • Premieres: 2023

    • 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: Joy BryantLyon Daniels, Noah Cottrell, Christian Slater, Mychala Lee 
    • 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: An epic period fantasy series with a modern sensibility set in an enchanted land of breathtaking beauty, the story began with an aspiring magician from a Nelwyn village and an infant girl destined to unite the realms, who together helped destroy an evil queen and banish the forces of darkness. Now, in a magical world where brownies, sorcerers, trolls, and other mystical creatures flourish, the adventure continues, as an unlikely group of heroes set off on a dangerous quest to places far beyond their home, where they must face their inner demons and come together to save their world. Sequel to the 1988 film of the same name.
      • Cast: Warwick Davis, Ellie Bamber, Erin Kellyman, Tony RevoloriRuby CruzAmer Chadha-PatelDempsey Bryk, Christian Slater, Joanne Whalley, 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: November 30, 2022