Saturday, January 1, 2022

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: Adrienne Warren, Mia Isaac, Ashley Thomas, Lashay Anderson, Faith Alabi, Glynn Turman, Chipo Chung, Ahmed Elhaj (recurring), Sonita Henry (recurring), Anthony Mark Barrow (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP Marissa Jo Cerar; EP Oprah Winfrey, Carla Gardini, Aaron Kaplan, Brian Morewitz, Michael Lohmann; Co-EP Emily Rudolf; D/EP Zetna Fuentes
  • Studio: Kapital Entertainment, Harpo Films
  • Premieres: 2023

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES IN MURDER AND MAYHEM
  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: How do you solve a murder in a post-fact world? Especially when sailing the Mediterranean on an ocean liner filled with the wealthy and powerful. Everyone on board is hiding something... but is one of them a killer? That's what the World's Once Greatest Detective, Rufus Cotesworth, and his protégé, Imogene, aim to discover. The truth at all cost.
  • Cast: Mandy Patinkin, Violett Beane, Lauren Patten, Hugo Diego Garcia, Angela Zhou, Rahul Kohli, Pardis Saremi, Annie Q. Riegel (recurring), Linda Emond (recurring), Jayne Atkinson (recurring), David Marshall Grant (recurring), Jack Cutmore-Scott (recurring), Michael Gladis (recurring), Lisa Lu (recurring), Danny Johnson (recurring), Karoline Xu (recurring), Jere Burns (recurring), Sincere Wilbert (recurring), Tamberla Perry (recurring), Sophia Reid Gantzert (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP Mike Weiss, Heidi Cole McAdams; EP Mark Martin; D/EP Marc Webb
  • Studio: ABC Signature, Black Lamb
  • Premieres: 2023

  • Genre: Limited Series
  • Logline: Based on the novel by Erik Larson, the series will tell the story of Daniel H. Burnham, a demanding but visionary architect who races to make his mark on history with the 1893 Chicago World's Fair, and Dr. H.H. Holmes, America's first modern serial killer and the man behind the notorious "Murder Castle" built in the Fair's shadow.
  • Cast: Keanu Reeves
  • Team: W/EP Sam Shaw; EP Keanu Reeves, Martin Scorsese, Leonardo DiCaprio, Rick Yorn, Jennifer Davisson, Stacey Sher, Mark Lafferty
  • Studio: ABC Signature, Paramount Television Studios, Appian Way Productions
  • Premieres: 2024

  • Genre: Comedy (Sketch)
  • Logline: Inspired by the 1981 feature film History of the World, Part I, the series will produce parodies of various moments in history.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Mel Brooks; EP Nick Kroll, Wanda Sykes, Ike Barinholtz, David Stassen, Kevin Salter
  • Studio: 20th Television, Searchlight Television
  • Premieres: 2023

  • 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, Hugh Jackman, Sarah Snook, Demi Lardner
  • Team: W/EP Michael Cusack; SR/EP Benji Samit, Dan Hernandez; EP Justin Roiland
  • Studio: 20th Television, Princess Pictures, Bento Box Entertainment
  • Premieres: 2023

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: The crafty manager of an aging boxer secures him one last shot at a title. But to make it to fight night, they must navigate a mysterious underworld force.
  • Cast: Gael García Bernal, Diego Luna, Eiza González 
  • Team: W/EP Marco Ramirez; EP Gael García Bernal, Diego Luna, Gerardo Gatica, Leandro Halperin, Adam Fishbach; D/EP Gabriel Ripstein
  • Studio: Searchlight Television, La Corriente del Golfo
  • Premieres: 2023

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Editorial assistant Nella is tired of being the only black girl at her company. So she's excited when Hazel is hired. But as Hazel's star begins to rise, Nella spirals out and discovers something sinister is going on at the company. Based on the novel by Zakiya Dalila Harris.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Danielle Henderson; EP Zakiya Dalila Harris, Tara Duncan, Rashida Jones, Marty Bowen, Wyck Godfrey, Adam Fishbach; D/EP Mariama Diallo
  • Studio: Onyx Collective
  • Premieres: 2023

  • Genre: Limited Series
  • Logline: Struggling author Jake is primed to take advantage of any opportunity that might help revive his career. When a once in a lifetime opportunity presents itself, Jake commits an act of literary theft that changes his life irrevocably. Now, someone knows his secret and is threatening him... and we will see just how far Jake will go to protect himself and the life he's built. Based on the novel by Jean Hanff Korelitz.
  • Cast: Mahershala Ali
  • Team: W/EP Abby Ajayi; EP Mahershala Ali, Jean Hanff Korelitz, Mimi Valdés, Amatus Karim Ali, Layne Eskridge, Kristen Campo
  • Studio: Endeavor Content, Know Wonder
  • Premieres: 2023

  • 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, Tim Jo, McKinley Freeman, Angela Grovey, Michael Ealy, Thaddeus J. Mixson, Aderinsola Olabode, Pauletta Washington (recurring), Sean Patrick Thomas (recurring), Paul Fox (recurring), Perri Camper (recurring), Nefetari Spencer (recurring), Tiffany Yvonne Cox (recurring), Shannon Kane (recurring), Victor Rasuk (recurring), Christopher Cassarino (recurring), Brooke Lyons (recurring), Eugene Byrd (recurring)
  • 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: September 27, 2022

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: The psychological drama, told in multiple timelines and perspectives, will explore and upend the girl-gone-missing genre. A young woman's mysterious death during an idyllic Caribbean vacation creates a traumatic ripple effect that eventually pulls her surviving sister into a dangerous pursuit of the truth. Based on the novel by Alexis Schaitkin.
  • Cast: Alycia Debnam-Carey (replacing Victoria Pedretti), Josh Bonzie, West Duchovny, Jayden Elijah 
  • Team: W/EP Leila Gerstein; EP Alexis Schaitkin, Stephen Williams; D/EP Dee Rees
  • Studio: ABC Signature, Anonymous Content, DreamCrew Entertainment
  • Premieres: 2023

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: A woman reluctantly becomes Dear Sugar - an anonymous, revered advice columnist - when her own life is falling apart. Told in multiple timelines with astonishing intimacy, nerve and candor, she excavates the beauty, struggle and humor in her own life to show us that we are not beyond rescue, that it's our stories that will ultimately save us. Based on the novel by Cheryl Strayed.
  • Cast: Kathryn Hahn, Quentin Plair, Sarah Pidgeon, Tanzyn Crawford, Merritt Wever (recurring), Michaela Watkins (recurring), Owen Painter (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP Liz Tigelaar; EP Kathryn Hahn, Cheryl Strayed, Reese Witherspoon, Laura Dern, Lauren Neustadter, Stacey Silverman, Jayme Lemons; D/EP Rachel Goldenberg
  • Studio: ABC Signature, Hello Sunshine
  • Premieres: 2023

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: The life of a messy but perfectionist relationship therapist and single mother is turned right-side-up when her father gets out of prison and moves in with her and her teenage son.
  • Cast: Kerry Washington, Delroy Lindo, Marque Richardson 
  • Team: W/EP Tracy McMillan; SR/EP Yvette Lee Bowser; EP Kerry Washington, Delroy Lindo, Pilar Savone, Joy Gorman Wettels, Jen Braeden
  • Studio: ABC Signature, Onyx Collective, Anonymous Content, Simpson Street Productions
  • Premieres: 2023

  • Genre: Limited Series
  • Logline: Sammy Davis Jr. rose from childhood stardom on the vaudeville stage to become one of the most famous African American entertainers of the 1950s and '60s (and the only Black member of Frank Sinatra's Rat Pack). At the same time, he spent most of his career surrounded by controversy and ridicule - over his affairs with white film stars, his 1960 marriage to Swedish actress May Britt, his conversion to Judaism, his closeness to the Kennedys (and later Richard Nixon), and his problems with alcohol and drugs. Based on the novel In Black and White: The Life of Sammy Davis, Jr. by Wil Haygood.
  • Cast: Elijah Kelley
  • Team: W/EP/D Lee Daniels; EP Marc Toberoff; Co-EP Thomas Westfall; P Elijah Kelley, Wil Haygood
  • Studio: 20th Television, Lee Daniels Entertainment
  • Premieres: 2023

  • Genre: Limited Series
  • Logline: Inspired by the story of Ukrainian-born Natalia Grace and her U.S. adoptive parents, a Midwestern couple adopts what they believe is a little girl with dwarfism. As they begin to raise her alongside their three biological children, they slowly start to believe she may not be who she says she is. As they question her story, they're confronted with hard questions of their own about the lengths they're willing to go to defend themselves, falling into a battle that's fought in the tabloids, the courtroom, and ultimately their marriage.
  • Cast: Ellen Pompeo, Imogen Reid 
  • Team: W/EP Katie Robbins; SR/EP Erin Levy; EP Ellen Pompeo, Laura Holstein, Mike Epps, Dan Spilo, Niles Kirchner and Andrew Stearn
  • Studio: ABC Signature, Calamity Jane Productions
  • Premieres: 2023

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: Set in New York City in the waning days of 1999, the musical romantic comedy will follow the extraordinary story of one ordinary couple, as they fall in love - and discover that the single greatest obstacle to finding happiness together might just be themselves - and the treacherous world of memories, obsessions, fears and fantasies that lives inside their heads.
  • Cast: Mae Whitman, Carlos Valdes, Katie Finneran, John Hodgman, Andréa Burns, Sophia Hammons, Emilia Suárez, George Hampe (recurring), Julia McDermott (recurring), Scott Porter (recurring), Ayumi Patterson (recurring), Brian Stokes Mitchell (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP Steven Levenson, Danielle Sanchez-Witzel; EP Robert Lopez, Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Jennifer Todd; D/EP Thomas Kail
  • Studio: 20th Television, Old 320 Sycamore Productions
  • Premieres: 2023

  • 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, Ernest Kingsley Jr., Iola Evans, Eddie Karanja, Edward Bluemel, Sharon Duncan-Brewster, Tom Ellis, Rupert Graves, Shaunette Renée Wilson (recurring), Charles Dance (recurring), Billy Boyd (recurring), Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine (recurring), Julian Rhind-Tutt (recurring)
  • 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: 2023

  • 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, Murray BartlettAnnaleigh AshfordJuliette LewisQuentin Plair (recurring), Nicola Peltz Beckham (recurring), Andrew Rannells (recurring), Robin De Jesús (recurring), Spencer Boldman (recurring), Adam Ray (recurring), Darren Lipari (recurring), Will Peltz (recurring), Adam Ray (recurring),  Dan Stevens (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP Robert Siegel; SR/EP Jenni Konner; EP Kumail Nanjiani, Dylan Sellers, Emily V. Gordon, Rajiv Joseph, Mehar Sethi; D/EP Matt Shakman
  • Studio: 20th Television
  • Premieres: November 22, 2022

  • Genre: Limited Series
  • Logline: A Jewish family separated at the start of World War II is determined to reunite. Based on the novel by Georgia Hunter
  • Cast: Joey King, Logan Lerman 
  • Team: W/EP Erica Lipez; EP Joey King, Georgia Hunter, Jennifer Todd
  • Studio: 20th Television, Old 320 Sycamore
  • Premieres: 2023