AMC – 2016 PILOTS

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The Son

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Genre: Drama

Description: a multi-generational epic telling of the story of America’s birth as a superpower through the bloody rise and fall of one Texas oil empire…

Cast: Pierce Brosnan, Henry Garrett, Pola Nunez, Zahn McClarnon, Sydney Lucas, Jess Weixler…

Created by: Philipp Meyer, Lee Shipman & Brian McGreevy. Based on: Philipp Meyer.

Produced by: Michae Connolly, Philipp Meyer, Lee Shipman & Brian McGreevy.

Studios: Sonar Entertainment

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Goliath

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Genre: Legal Drama

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Cast: TBA

Created by: Dave Kajganich. Based on: The Autobiography Of An Execution by David R. Dow, Directed by: Sean Durkin.

Produced by: Dave Kajganich, Sean Durkin, Jeremy Kleiner, DeDe Gardner & Sarah Esberg.

Studios: 

 

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The Terror

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Genre: Horror Drama

Description:  set in 1847 when the crew of a Royal Naval expedition to find the Arctic’s treacherous Northwest Passage discovers instead a monstrous predator – a cunning and vicious Gothic horror that stalks the ships in a desperate game of survival, the consequences of which could endanger the region and its native people forever.

Cast: Tobias Menzies, Edward Ashley, Liam Carrigan, Matthew McNulty, Ronan Raftery…

Created by: David Kajganich. 

Produced by: David Kajganich, Ridley Scott & Alexandra Milchan.

Studios: Scott Free Productions & Television 360.

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Loaded

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Genre: Comedic Drama

Description: revolves around the lives of tech entrepreneurs and friends Josh, Leon, Watto and Ewan, who have just sold their start up videogame company for hundreds of millions of pounds. Overnight, the four 30-something friends are transformed from “people who play games” to “serious players in the game.”…

Cast: Jim Howick, Samuel Anderson, Jonny Sweet, Nick Helm, Mary McCormack…

Created by: Jon Brown. Based on: the israeli series by Muli Segev & Assaf Harel. Directed by: Ian Fitzgibbon.

Produced by: Jon Brown, Kate Norrish,  Polly Leys,  Howard Burch, Avi Nir, Muli Segev & Assaf Harel. 

Studios: Hillbilly Television,  Keshet International & Channel 4

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Lodge 49

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Genre: Drama

Description: centered on Dud, a deadbeat but charming ex-surfer who joins a fraternal order hoping to reclaim the simple, happy lifestyle he lost when his father died. Through the Lodge and his newfound connection with the other members, Dud will come to find the missing sense of purpose in his life and confront his deepest fears and greatest hopes…

Cast: Wyatt Russell…

Created by: Jim Gavin.

Produced by: Jim Gavin, Paul Giamatti, Peter Ocko & Dan Carey.

Studios: AMC Studios

 

AMC – PAST PROJECTS

Into the Badlands

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Genre: Martial Arts Drama

Description: In a land controlled by feudal barons, the story of a ruthless, well-trained warrior named Sunny and a young boy who embark on a journey across a dangerous land to find enlightenment…

Cast: Daniel Wu, Emily Beecham, Sarah Bolger, Oliver Stark…

Created by: Al Gough & Miles Milar Directed by: David Dobkin.

Produced by: Al Gough, Miles Milar, David Dobkin, Stephen Fung, Stacy Sher & Michael Shamberg.

Studios: Entertainment One Television.

Humans

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Genre: Sci-Fi Drama

Description:  In a parallel present where the latest must-have gadget for any busy family is a ‘Synth’ – a highly-developed robotic servant eerily similar to its live counterpart. In the hope of transforming the way they live, one strained suburban family purchases a refurbished synth only to discover that sharing life with a machine has far-reaching and chilling consequences…

Cast: William Hurt, Colin Morgan, Gemma Chan, Katherine Parkinson, Tom Goodman-Hill, Rebecca Front, Neil Maskell…

Created by: Jonathan Brakley & Sam Vincent

Produced by: Jonathan Brakley, Sam Vincent, Chris Fry, Lars Lundström, jane Featherstone, Henrik Widman  & Derek Wax.

Studios: Kudos Film & Television, XBox Entertainment Studios & Matador Films

The Night Manager

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Genre: Drama

Description: Jonathan Pine, a British soldier turned luxurious hotel night auditor crosses paths with a French-Arab woman named Sophie with ties to Richard Onslow Roper, an English black marketeer who specializes in weapons…

Cast: Hugh Laurie, Tom Hiddleston, Olivia Colman, Tom Hollander, Elizabeth Debicki…

Created by: David Farr Adapted from: John Le Carré

Produced by: David Farr.

Studios: Ink Factory

Preacher

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Genre: Supernatural Drama

Description: Jesse Custer, a conflicted Preacher in a small Texas town, merges with a creature that has escaped from heaven and develops the ability to make anyone do anything he says. Along with his ex-girlfriend, Tulip, a violent batshit crazy woman, and an Irish vampire named Cassidy, the three embark on a journey around the United States to literally find God…

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Cast: Dominic Cooper, Elizabeth Perkins, Lucy Griffiths, Ruth Negga, Ian Colletti, Joseph Gilgun, W. Earl Brown…

Created by: Sam Catlin Directed by: Seth Rogen & Evan Goldberg Adapted From: Steve Dillon & Garth Ennis.

Produced by: Sam Catlin, Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg, Steve Dillon, Garth Ennis, Vivian Cannon, Ken Levin, Neal Moritz, James Weaver, Jason Netter & Ori Marmur.

Studios: Sony Pictures Television, DC Comics, Original Film & Point Grey Pictures

Fear the Walking Dead (aka Cobalt)

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Genre: Survival Drama

Description: When her drug-addict teenage son Nick is found in shock in the middle of the street as if he has just seen a ghost, Madison Bennett tries to understand what happened to him, with the help of her daughter Alicia and her fiancé Travis Posada. They discover it might be linked to the mysterious illness that is spreading at a fast rate in the city of Los Angeles for a few days and inevitably all around the globe soon…

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Cast: Cliff Curtis, Kim Dickens, Frank Dillane, Alycia Debnam-Carey… 

Created by: Dave Erickson & Robert Kirkman Directed by: Adam Davidson.

Produced by: Dave Erickson, Robert Kirkman, Adam Davidson, Gale Ann Hurd & David Alpert.

Studios: AMC Studios, Circle Of Confusion & Valhalla Motion Pictures.

White City

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Genre: War Drama

Description: In the somewhat surreal ex-pat world of near-present Afghanistan, one of the most discussed and least understood places on earth, Jon Liston, a war junkie has spent the better part of the last decade in Kabul with a front-row seat to the carnage. Against the advice of everyone from American embassy staffers to tweeting tribal leaders to the French journalist he’s in a relationship with, Jon tragically overreaches in an attempt to talk with insurgent leaders. In the series, Jon must find a new role in Kabul as he attempts to address his guilt, frustration and doubts about whether there is good left for him or any Westerner to do in Afghanistan…

Cast: Tim Peper, Josh Pence, Ellen Woglom,, Mercedes Mason…

Created by: John Dempsey & Nick McDonnell Directed by: Stephen Gaghan.

Produced by: John Dempsey, Nick McDonnell, Stephen Gaghan, Tom Freston & Chris Mundy.

Studios: AMC Studios.

Feed The Beast

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Genre: Drama

Description: a talented chef is in trouble with the mob and a recently widowed sommelier who is raising his teenage son. The two decide to pursue their longtime dream of opening a restaurant together despite their many personal trials.

Cast: David Schwimmer, Jim Sturgess, Michael Gladis, Lorenza Izzo, Christine Adams…

Created by: Clyde Phillips. 

Produced by: Clyde Phillips, Henrik Ruben Genz, Malene Blenkov, Michele Giordano & Piv Bernth.

Studios: Lionsgate Television, AMC Studios & Clyde Phillips Productions.