Saturday, January 1, 2022

Showtime - Upcoming Shows


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


THE AMAZING ADVENTURES OF KAVALIER AND CLAY
  • Genre: Limited Series
  • Logline: An epic tale of love, war and the birth of America's comic book superhero obsession in big band-era New York. Based on the novel by Michael Chabon
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Michael Chabon, Ayelet Waldman; EP Alex Kurtzman, Akiva Goldsman
  • Studio: CBS Television Studios, Paramount Television
  • Premieres: 2023

AMERICAN GIGOLO
  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Set 15 years after being arrested for murder, male escort Julian Kaye struggles to find his footing in the modern-day Los Angeles sex industry, while seeking the truth about the set-up that sent him to prison all those years ago and also hoping to reconnect with his one true love, Michelle. Based on the 1980 feature film starring Richard Gere and Lauren Hutton.
  • Cast: Jon Bernthal, Gretchen MolRosie O'DonnellLizzie Brocheré, Gabriel LaBelle, Leland OrserWayne Brady (recurring), Sandrine Holt (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP/D David Hollander; SR/EP Nikki Toscano, Russell Rothberg; EP Jerry Bruckheimer, Jonathan Littman, KristieAnne Reed
  • Studio: Paramount Television Studios, Jerry Bruckheimer Television
  • Premieres: 2022

THE CURSE
  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: An alleged curse disturbs the relationship of a newly married couple as they try to conceive a child while co-starring on their problematic new HGTV show.
  • Cast: Emma Stone, Nathan Fielder, Benny Safdie
  • Team: W/EP/D Benny Safdie; W/EP Nathan Fielder; EP Emma Stone; D/EP Josh Safdie
  • Studio: A24, Elara Pictures, Fruit Tree
  • Premieres: 2022

  • Genre: Limited Series
  • Logline: A love story and political thriller that will chronicle the volatile romance of two very different men who meet in the shadow of McCarthy-era Washington. Based on the novel by Thomas Mallon.
  • Cast: Matt Bomer
  • Team: W/EP Ron Nyswaner; EP Matt Bomer, Robbie Rogers; D/EP Daniel Minahan
  • Studio: Fremantle
  • Premieres: 2023

LET THE RIGHT ONE IN
  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: The lives of Mark and his 12-year-old daughter were changed forever 10 years earlier when she was turned into a vampire. Locked in at age 12, perhaps forever, Eleanor lives a closed-in life, able to go out only at night, while her father does his best to provide her with the minimal amount of human blood she needs to stay alive. Based on the 2004 novel by John Ajvide Lindqvist and its 2008 film adaptation.
  • Cast: Demián Bichir, Madison Taylor BaezAnika Noni RoseGrace Gummer, Kevin Carroll, Jacob Buster, Ian Foreman, Nick Stahl, Željko Ivanek (recurring), Fernanda Andrade (recurring), Jimmie Saito (recurring), Josh Wingate (recurring), Caroline Neff (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP Andrew Hinderaker; EP Marty Adelstein, Becky Clements; Co-EP Alissa Bachner; P Demián Bichir; D/EP Seith Mann
  • Studio: Tomorrow Studios
  • Premieres: 2022

      • Genre: Drama
      • Logline: Tom Ripley travels from 1960s New York to Italy after he's hired by a wealthy man to retrieve his vagabond son. Deceit, fraud, murder and palpable sexual tension ensue. Based on the novels by Patricia Highsmith.
      • Cast: Andrew Scott, Johnny FlynnDakota FanningEliot Sumner (recurring)
      • Team: W/EP/D Steven Zaillian; EP Garrett Basch, Guymon Casady, Ben Forkner, Sharon Levy, Philipp Keel; P Andrew Scott
      • Studio: Endemol Shine North America, Entertainment 360, Filmrights
      • Premieres: 2022

      • Genre: Drama
      • Logline: Rooted in actual events, the drama depicts Zulu Empire chief Shaka's unlikely rise to power, uniting multiple tribes across vast stretches of Africa in the early 19th century to transform his power into legend, on par with history's most seminal figures. In ferocious battles that test the body and soul, in alliances that test the bonds of love and friendship, a complex sociological system plays out that renders the human cost front and center, for the victors as well as the vanquished, all in an effort to carve out a semblance of identity, fulfillment and ultimately, survival.
      • Cast:
      • Team: W/EP Olu Odebunmi, Tolu Awosika; EP Ben Silverman, Howard T. Owens, Gregory Lipstone, Rodney Ferrell, Spencer Medof, Scott Greenberg, Michael Callas; D/EP Antoine Fuqua
      • Studio: CBS Studios, Propagate, Fuqua Films
      • Premieres: 2022

      • Genre: Drama
      • Logline: In an intimate, haunting portrayal of American female desire, three women are on a crash course to radically overturn their lives. Lina, a homemaker in suburban Indiana, is a decade into a passionless marriage when she embarks on an affair that quickly becomes all-consuming and transforms her life. Sloane, a glamorous entrepreneur in the Northeast, has a committed open marriage with Richard, until two sexy new strangers threaten their aspirational love story. Maggie, a student in North Dakota, weathers an intense storm after accusing her married English teacher of an inappropriate relationship. Gia, a writer grieving the loss of her family, persuades each of these three spectacular "ordinary' women to tell her their stories, and her relationships with them change over the course of her life forever. Based on the novel by Lisa Taddeo.
      • Cast: Shailene Woodley, DeWanda WiseBetty GilpinGabrielle CreevyBlair UnderwoodJohn Patrick AmedoriRavi Patel (recurring), Lola Kirke (recurring), Jason Ralph (recurring), Blair Redford (recurring), Jess Gabor (recurring), Brían F. O'Byrne (recurring), Heather Goldenhersh (recurring)
      • Team: W/EP Lisa Taddeo; SR/EP Laura Eason; EP Kathy Ciric, Emmy Rossum; D/EP Louise Friedberg
      • Studio:
      • Premieres: 2022