Saturday, January 1, 2022

Paramount+ - Upcoming Shows


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


  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: The next chapter of the Yellowstone origin story follows a new generation of Duttons during the time of western expansion, Prohibition and the Great Depression.
  • Cast: Helen Mirren, Harrison Ford, Darren Mann, Michelle Randolph, James Badge Dale, Marley Shelton, Brian Geraghty, Aminah Nieves, Julia Schlaepfer, Brandon Sklenar, Robert Patrick, Jerome FlynnSebastian Roché (recurring)
  • 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: 2023

  • Genre: Limited Series
  • Logline: Sequel series to Paramount Network's 2018 limited series Waco. The series will explore the wide-ranging fallout following the February 1993 raid and the uneven scales of justice the surviving Branch Davidians faced. It will also delve into how the horrific events fueled the emerging "Patriot" movement, which ultimately led to the most destructive act of domestic terrorism in U.S. history - the Oklahoma City bombing.
  • Cast: Michael Shannon, John Leguizamo, David Costabile, J. Smith-Cameron, Giovanni Ribisi, John Hoogenakker, Keean Johnson, Abbey Lee
  • Team: W/EP Drew Dowdle, John Erick Dowdle; EP Michael Shannon, Andrew Gettens, Lauren Mackenzie, David C. Glasser, David Hutkin, Bob Yari, Ron Burkle
  • Studio: MTV Entertainment Studios, 101 Studios
  • Premieres: 2023

  • Genre: Comedy (Animated)
  • Logline: Inspired by Chris Rock's experiences growing up as a skinny nerd in a large working-class family in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn during the late 1980s. Also based on the UPN comedy Everybody Hates Chris, which aired from 2005-09.
  • Cast: Chris Rock (narrator)
  • Team: W/EP Sanjay Shah; EP Chris Rock, Ali LeRoi, Michael Rotenberg, Dave Becky, Grant Gish
  • Studio: CBS Studios, MTV Entertainment Studios, 3 Arts Entertainment
  • Premieres: 2023

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: A deep-dive reimagining of the 1987 psychosexual thriller, the series will explore fatal attraction and the timeless themes of marriage and infidelity, through the lens of modern attitudes towards strong women, personality disorders and coercive control.
  • Cast: Lizzy Caplan, Joshua Jackson, Amanda Peet, Alyssa Jirrels, Toby Huss, Reno Wilson, Brian Goodman, Jessica Harper (recurring), John Getz (recurring), Toks Olagundoye (recurring), David Sullivan (recurring), Isabella Briggs (recurring), Doreen Calderon (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP Alexandra Cunningham; EP Kevin J. Hynes, Darryl Frank, Justin Falvey; D/EP Silver Tree
  • Studio: Paramount Television Studios, Amblin Television
  • Premieres: 2023

  • 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: 2023

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Set on November 26, 1983, six armed men broke into the Brink's-Mat security depot near London's Heathrow Airport and inadvertently stumbled across gold bullion worth £26M. What started as "a typical Old Kent Road armed robbery," according to detectives at the time, became a seminal event in British criminal history, remarkable not only for the scale of the theft - at the time the biggest in history - but for its wider legacy. The disposal of the bullion caused the birth of large-scale international money laundering, provided the dirty money that helped fuel the London Docklands property boom, united blue- and white-collar criminals and left controversy and murder in its wake.
  • Cast: Hugh Bonneville, Jack Lowden, Dominic Cooper, Charlotte Spencer, Tom Cullen, Emun Elliott, Sean Harris, Ellora Torchia, Stefanie Martini
  • Team: W/EP Neil Forsyth; EP Tommy Bulfin, Ben Farrell, Kate Laffey, Claire Sowerby-Sheppard; P Charlie Leech; D/EP Aneil Karia, Lawrence Gough
  • Studio: VIS, Tannadice Pictures, Objective Fiction
  • Premieres: 2023

GREASE: RISE OF THE PINK LADIES
  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: Before rock 'n' roll ruled, before the T-Birds were the coolest in the school, four fed-up, outcast girls dare to have fun on their own terms, sparking a moral panic that will change Rydell High forever. Prequel the 1978 feature film Grease.
  • Cast: Marisa Davila, Cheyenne Isabel Wells, Ari Notartomaso, Tricia Fukuhara, Shanel Bailey, Madison Thompson, Johnathan Nieves, Jason Schmidt, Maxwell Whittington-Cooper, Jackie Hoffman, Chris McNally (recurring), Charlotte Kavanagh (recurring), Josette Halpert (recurring), Nicholas McDonough (recurring), Maximo Weber Salas (recurring), Alexis Sides (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP Annabel Oakes; EP Marty Bowen, Erik Feig, Justin Tranter, Jamal Sims; D/EP Alethea Jones
  • Studio: Paramount Television Studios, Picturestart, Temple Hill Entertainment
  • Premieres: 2022

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: At age 15, Melissa Jesperson-Moore discovered that her father, Keith Hunter Jesperson, was the serial murderer known as the Happy Face Killer. As an adult, Melissa changed her name, guarded her secret, and cut off all ties to her father, who is currently serving life in prison. Then, her father contacts her to take credit for another victim, which pulls Melissa into an investigation of her father and his crimes. The drama will follow her as she discovers the impact of her father's crimes had on the families of his victims, which ultimately leads to a reckoning of her own identity. Based on the podcast of the same name.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Jennifer Cacicio; EP Robert King, Michelle King, Liz Glotzer, Melissa Jesperson-Moore, Bob Pittman, Conal Byrne
  • Studio: CBS Studios, King Size Productions, iHeartMedia
  • Premieres: 2023

  • 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: Billy Bob Thornton 
  • Team: W/EP Taylor Sheridan; EP David Glasser, Ron Burkle, Bob Yari
  • Studio: MTV Entertainment Studios, Bosque Ranch Productions
  • Premieres: 2023

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Based on a real-life CIA program, a Marine is recruited to befriend the daughter of a terrorist to bring the organization down from within.
  • Cast: Zoe Saldaña, Laysla De Oliveira, Dave Annable, LaMonica Garrett, James Jordan
  • Team: W/EP Taylor Sheridan; SR/EP Tom Brady; EP Zoe Saldaña, Nicole Kidman, David C. Glasser, Ron Burkle, Bob Yari, David Hutkin, Geyer Kosinski, Jill Wagner
  • Studio: MTV Entertainment Studios, 101 Studios, Blossom Films
  • Premieres: 2023

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Set around Sydney Harbour, cultures clash when British and Australian detectives team to solve a complex murder mystery, and uncover a conspiracy with international political consequences.
  • Cast: John Bradley, Joanne Froggatt
  • Team: W/EP Mike Bullen; EP David Maher, David Taylor, Di Hadden; D/EP Gregor Jordan
  • Studio: ITV Studios, Beach Road Pictures, Screen Australia
  • Premieres: 2023

  • 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, Rob Yang, Charles Dance, Meta Golding, Enid Graham, Jason Butler Harner, Walt Klint, Wendy Makkena 
  • Team: W/EP John Requa, Glenn Ficarra; EP Kiefer Sutherland, Charlie Gogolak, Suzan Bymel
  • Studio: CBS Studios, Zaftig Films
  • Premieres: 2023

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: A teen stuck in the afterlife decides to investigate her mysterious disappearance alongside a group of other students who are also stuck in limbo at their high school. Based on the graphic novel by Nate & Megan Trinrud and Maria Nguyen.
  • Cast: Peyton List, Milo Manheim, Kristian Flores, Spencer MacPherson, Kiara Pichardo, Sarah Yarkin, Nick Pugliese, Rainbow Wedell, Josh Zuckerman, Maria Dizzia
  • Team: W/EP Nate Trinrud, Megan Trinrud; SR/EP Oliver Goldstick; EP Shauna Phelan, Zack Olin; D/EP Max Winkler
  • Studio: Awesomeness Live-Action Studio
  • Premieres: 2023

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Gal Dove and Don Logan descend into London's criminal underbelly during the volatile 1990s. Prequel to the 2000 feature film starring Ray Winstone and Ben Kingsley.
  • Cast: James McArdle, Emun Elliott, Sarah Greene, Stephen Moyer, Tamsin Greig, Eliza Bennett, Clea Martin, Nicholas Nunn, John Dagleish, Robbie Gee, Paul Kaye, Lex Shrapnel, Cally Lawrence, David Kennedy, Nitin Ganatra, Alice Bailey Johnson
  • Team: W/EP Michael Caleo; EP David Scinto, Louis Mellis, Sophie Gardiner, Rupert Ryle-Hodges, Nicole Clemens; P James Levison; D/EP Daniel O'Hara
  • Studio: Viacom International Studios, Anonymous Content, Chapter One Pictures
  • Premieres: 2023

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Set in the present day, legendary mobster Sal is faced with the startling task of reestablishing his Italian mafia family to the modernized, straight-shooting town of Tulsa, Oklahoma. There, Sal encounters surprising and unsuspecting characters who follow him along his unconventional path to power.
  • Cast: Sylvester Stallone, Max Casella, Domenick Lombardozzi, Vincent Piazza, Jay Will, A.C. Peterson, Andrea Savage, Martin Starr, Garrett Hedlund, Dana Delany, Tatiana Zappardino 
  • Team: W/EP Taylor Sheridan, Terence Winter; EP Sylvester Stallone, Braden Aftergood, David C. Glasser, Ron Burkle, Bob Yari
  • Studio: MTV Entertainment Studios, 101 Studios, Balboa Productions
  • Premieres: November 13, 2022

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: The lives of teenagers Everett and Blake are forever changed when a California wildfire awakens a terrifying supernatural creature. Wounded in the chaos of its attack, the teens are inexplicably drawn to each other and to two others, fraternal twins Harlan and Luna, who were adopted sixteen years earlier by a park ranger after another mysterious wildfire. As the full moon rises, all four teens come together to unravel the secret that connects them - the bite and blood of a werewolf. Based on the novels by Edo Van Belkom.
  • Cast: Sarah Michelle Gellar, Armani Jackson, Bella Shepard, Chloe Rose Robertson, Tyler Lawrence Gray, Rodrigo Santoro 
  • Team: W/EP Jeff Davis; EP Sarah Michelle Gellar, Joe Genier; Co-EP Mike Elliott; D/EP Jason Ensler
  • Studio: MTV Entertainment Studios, Capital Arts Entertainment
  • Premieres: 2023