Saturday, January 1, 2022

HBO Max - Upcoming Shows


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


  • Genre: Comedy (Animated)
  • Logline: Set at a high school for clones of historical figures. Reboot of the MTV animated comedy that aired from 2002-03.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Erica Rivinoja; EP Phil Lord, Chris Miller, Bill Lawrence
  • Studio: MTV Entertainment Studios
  • Premieres: 2023

DEAD BOY DETECTIVES
  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: This ghost story explores loss, grief and death through the lens of Edwin Payne and Charles Rowland, two dead British teenagers, and their very alive friend, Crystal Palace. So, it's a lot like a vintage detective series - only darker and on acid. Based on the DC Comics characters.
  • Cast: George Rexstrew, Jayden Revri, Kassius Nelson, Briana Cuoco, Jenn Lyon, Yuyu Kitamura, Ruth Connell
  • Team: W/EP Steve Yockey; EP Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter, David Madden, Jeremy Carver; D/EP Lee Toland Krieger
  • Studio: Warner Bros. Television, Berlanti Productions
  • Premieres: 2023

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Set 10,000 years prior to the events of the 2021 feature film Dune, the Harkonnen Sisters combat forces that threaten the future of humankind, and establish the fabled sect known as the Bene Gesserit.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Diane Ademu-John; EP Denis Villeneuve, Jon Spaihts, Brian Herbert, Byron Merritt, Kim Herbert; Co-P Kevin J. Anderson; D/EP Johan Renck
  • Studio: Legendary Television
  • Premieres: 2023

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Set in the 1970s Southwest, the life of a gutsy getaway driver for a growing crime syndicate goes from awful to wildly, stupidly, dangerously awful.
  • Cast: Josh Holloway 
  • Team: W/EP J.J. Abrams, LaToya Morgan; EP Ben Stephenson; Co-EP Rachel Rusch Rich
  • Studio: Warner Bros. Television, Bad Robots Production
  • Premieres: 2023

  • Genre: Comedy (Animated)
  • Logline: Set on the Martian campus of a modern tech company.
  • Cast: Pete Davidson
  • Team: W/EP Nate Sherman, Nick Vokey; EP Pete Davidson, Carson Mell, Dave Sirus
  • Studio:
  • Premieres: 2023

  • Genre: Limited Series
  • Logline: An investigation into a botched kidnapping uncovers long-held secrets connecting multiple characters and cultures in present-day New York City.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Ed Solomon; EP Casey Silver; D/EP Steven Soderbergh
  • Studio:
  • Premieres: 2023

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Four female journalists follow every move of a parade of flawed presidential candidates, while finding friendship, love and scandal along the way. Inspired by "The Girls on the Bus" chapter in the book Chasing Hillary: Ten Years, Two Presidential Campaigns and One Intact Glass Ceiling by Amy Chozick.
  • Cast: Melissa Benoist 
  • Team: W/EP Julie Plec, Amy Chozick; EP Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schecter, David Madden; P Melissa Benoist
  • Studio: Warner Bros. Television, My So-Called Company, Berlanti Productions
  • Premieres: 2023

GORDITA CHRONICLES
  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: Carlota "Cucu" Castelli, a willful 12-year-old Dominican immigrant with a heart of gold, leaves her home and her parochial school in Santo Domingo to live in Miami and pursue the American Dream during the hedonistic 1980s after her father, a marketing executive with a large airline, gets transferred there. Cucu meets head-on the challenges of being an immigrant in a strange new world with humor, bravado and some really bad choices.
  • Cast: Olivia GoncalvesDiana Maria Riva, Juan Javier Cardenas, Savannah Nicole Ruiz, Noah Rico, Cosette Hauer
  • Team: W/Co-EP Claudia Forestieri; SR/EP Brigitte Munoz Liebowitz; EP Josh Berman, Zoe Saldana, Mariel Saldana, Cisely Saldana, Chris King, Jennifer Robinson; D/EP Eva Longoria
  • Studio: Sony Pictures Television, Osprey Productions, Cinestar Pictures
  • Premieres: 2022

    • Genre: Drama
    • Logline: Based on the DC Comics characters, the story spans decades and galaxies - beginning on Earth in 1941 with the very first Green Lantern, secretly gay FBI Agent Alan Scott, and in 1984, with cocky alpha male Guy Gardner and half-alien Bree Jarta. They'll be joined by a multitude of other Lanterns - from comic book favorites to never-before-seen heroes.
    • Cast: Finn WittrockJeremy Irvine 
    • Team: W/EP Greg Berlanti, Seth Grahame-Smith, Marc Guggenheim; EP Sarah Schechter, Geoff Johns, David Madden, David Katzenberg; Co-EP Elizabeth Hunter, Sara Saedi; D/EP Lee Toland Krieger
    • Studio: Warner Bros. Television, DC Entertainment, Berlanti Productions
    • Premieres: 2022

    • Genre: Comedy (Animated)
    • Logline: Set in Shanghai in the 1920s, 10-year-old Sam Wing meets the young Mogwai called Gizmo. Along with a teenage street thief named Elle, Sam and Gizmo take a perilous journey through the Chinese countryside, encountering, and sometimes battling, colorful monsters and spirits from Chinese folklore. On their quest to return Gizmo to his family and uncover a legendary treasure, they are pursued by a power-hungry industrialist and his growing army of evil Gremlins.
    • Cast: Izaac Wang, Ming-Na Wen, BD Wong, James Hong, A.J. LoCascio, Gabrielle Green, Matthew Rhys
    • Team: W/Co-EP Tze Chun; EP Darryl Frank, Justin Falvey, Sam Register; Co-EP Brendan Hay
    • Studio: Warner Bros. Television, Amblin Television
    • Premieres: 2022

    • Genre: Drama
    • Logline: Based on the DC Comics characters from the "Justice League Dark Universe."
    • Cast:
    • Team: EP J.J. Abrams, Ben Stephenson; Co-EP Rachel Rusch Rich
    • Studio: Warner Bros. Television, Bad Robots Production
    • Premieres: 2023

    • Genre: Limited Series
    • Logline: Two church going couples enjoy small town family life in Texas until somebody picks up an axe. Inspired by the book Evidence of Love: A True Story of Passion and Death in the Suburbs and a collection of articles from Texas Monthly (Love & Death in Silicon Prairie, Part I & II).
    • Cast: Elizabeth Olsen, Jesse PlemonsPatrick FugitLily RabeKeir Gilchrist, Elizabeth Marvel, Tom Pelphrey, Krysten RitterBrian d'Arcy James, Olivia Applegate, Mackenzie Astin, Adam Cropper, Bruce McGill
    • Team: W/EP David E. Kelley; EP Nicole Kidman, Per Sarri, Scott Brown, Megan Creydt, Matthew Tinker, Michael Klick, Helen Verno; D/EP Lesli Linka Glatter
    • Studio: Lionsgate Television, David E. Kelley Productions, Blossom Films
    • Premieres: 2022

    • Genre: Comedy (Animated)
    • Logline: Lovable loser Kite Man and his new squeeze Golden Glider moonlight as criminals to support their foolish purchase of Noonan's, Gotham's seediest dive bar, where everybody knows your name, but not necessarily your secret identity! Spinoff of HBO Max's Harley Quinn.
    • Cast: Matt Oberg
    • Team: SR/EP Dean Lorey; EP Justin Halpern, Patrick Schumacker, Sam Register, Kaley Cuoco
    • Studio: Warner Bros. Animation, Delicious Non-Sequitur, Yes Norman Productions
    • Premieres: 2023

    • Genre: Limited Series
    • Logline: A spinoff of the 2022 feature film The Batman exploring Oswald Cobblepot as he rises through the darkened ranks to become the Penguin and grabs violently for power in Gotham.
    • Cast: Colin Farrell
    • Team: W/EP Lauren LeFranc; EP Colin Farrell, Matt Reeves, Dylan Clark, Daniel Pipski, Adam Kassan; Co-EP Rafi Crohn
    • Studio: Warner Bros. Television, 6th & Idaho Productions, Dylan Clark Productions
    • Premieres: 2023

    • Genre: Drama
    • Logline: Twenty years ago, a series of tragic events almost ripped the blue-collar town of Millwood apart. Now, in the present day, a group of disparate teen girls - a brand-new set of Little Liars - find themselves tormented by an unknown assailant and made to pay for the secret sin their parents committed two decades ago... as well as their own. In the dark, coming-of-rage, horror-tinged drama, we find ourselves miles away from Rosewood, but within the existing Pretty Little Liars universe - in a brand-new town, with a new generation of Little Liars.
    • Cast: Chandler Kinney, Maia Reficco, Bailee MadisonZaria, Malia Pyles, Alex Aiono, Mallory Bechtel, Eric Johnson, Lea Salonga, Sharon Leal, Elena Goode, Carson Rowland (recurring), Jordan Gonzalez (recurring), Ben Cook (recurring), Elias Kacavas (recurring), Benton Greene (recurring) Carly Pope (recurring), Zakiya Young (recurring), Cristala Carter (recurring), Derek Klena (recurring), Kate Jennings Grant (recurring), Robert Stanton (recurring), Jennifer Ferrin (recurring), Lilla Crawford (recurring), Brian Altemus (recurring), Anthony Ordonez (recurring), Jeffrey Bean (recurring), Ava DeMary (recurring), Kristen Maxwell (recurring), Gabriella Pizzolo (recurring)
    • Team: W/EP Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa; W/Co-EP Lindsay Calhoon Bring; EP Leslie Morganstein, Gina Girolamo; D/EP Lisa Soper
    • Studio: Warner Bros. Television, Alloy Entertainment, Muckle Man Productions
    • Premieres: 2022

    • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
    • Logline: Two estranged high school friends from Miami reunite to form a rap group.
    • Cast: Aida Osman, KaMillion, Jonica Booth, Devon TerrellRJ CylerDaniel Augustin (recurring), Ashlei Sharpe Chestnut (recurring), Amandla Jahava (recurring), Jaboukie Young-White (recurring)
    • Team: W/EP Issa Rae; SR/EP Syreeta Singleton; EP Montrel McKay, Jonathan Berry, Dave Becky; Co-EP Yung Miami, JT, Kevin "Coach K" Lee, Pierre "P" Thomas, Sara Rastogi; D/EP Sadé Clacken Joseph
    • Studio: Hoorae Productions, Quality Control Films, 3 Arts Entertainment
    • Premieres: 2022

      • Genre: Anthology (Episodic)
      • Logline: Featuring characters across the DC Comics world, each episode will explore closed-ended morality tales about the intersecting lives of mortals and superhumans. 
      • Cast:
      • Team: W/EP John Stephens; EP Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter; P Charlie Huston
      • Studio: Warner Bros. Television, DC Entertainment, Berlanti Productions
      • Premieres: 2023

      • Genre: Drama
      • Logline: A desperate college student signs up for a clinical trial that begins a wild, harrowing, mind and reality-bending adventure.
      • Cast:
      • Team: W/EP J.J. Abrams; SR/EP Jennifer Yale; EP Ben Stephenson; Co-EP Rachel Rusch Rich
      • Studio: Warner Bros. Television, Bad Robot Productions
      • Premieres: 2023

      • Genre: Anthology (Episodic)
      • Logline: Each episode will feature fictional stories that cover a range of genres and a future that could result from the rapid warming of our planet. Inspired by the novel by David Wallace-Wells and the New York Magazine article of the same name.
      • Cast:
      • Team: W/EP/D Adam McKay; EP Kevin Messick, Paul Lee, Mark Roybal, David Kaplan, Andrea Roa
      • Studio: Hyperobject Industries, wiip
      • Premieres: 2023

        • Genre: Comedy (Animated)
        • Logline: The origin story of Velma Dinkley, the unsung and under-appreciated brains of the Scooby-Doo Mystery Inc. gang.
        • Cast: Mindy Kaling
        • Team: W/EP Mindy Kaling; EP Charlie Grandy, Howard Klein, Sam Register
        • Studio: Warner Bros. Animation
        • Premieres: 2022

        • Genre: Comedy (Animated)
        • Logline: Filled with comedy and heart, the Young family - including millennial parents Stephen and Angela, their daughter Zuri and her pet cat Rocky - juggle their careers, marriage, parenthood, social issues, and multi-generational dynamics all while striving to make a better life for themselves. Based on characters from the Academy Award-winning short film Hair Love.
        • Cast:
        • Team: W/EP Matthew A. Cherry, Carl Jones; EP Monica A. Young, David Steward II, Carl Reed
        • Studio: Sony Pictures Animation, Blue Key Entertainment, Lion Forge Animation
        • Premieres: 2022