Lifetime – 2016 PILOTS

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A Midsummer’s Nightmare

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Genre: Psychological Thriller Anthology

Description: Told from the perspective of Elena, a young woman reluctantly drawn into a summer getaway-turned-nightmare, A Midsummer’s Nightmare introduces four young lovers who steal off into the woods in pursuit of their romantic desires, but their plans are quickly thwarted when terrifying forces in the deep woods target the stranded group, using their own fantasies and darkest secrets against them. Will Elena and the group rise above their own frailties in order to survive sinister forces? It’s only a matter of time until the faces of love and terror wear the same mask.

Cast: Dominic Monaghan, Ellie Gall, Jake Robinson, Eric Balfour, Chelsea Gilligan, Paul Walter Hauser, Casey Deidrick, Daisy Head …

Created by: Anthony Jaswinski. Based on: William Shakespeare. 

Produced by: Jeff Kwatinez,  Josh Barry & Anthony Jaswinski.

Studios: A+E Studios & The Firm.

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Sea Change

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Genre: Supernatural Drama

Description: Miranda Merchant,a teen girl is on a journey to reunite with her estranged mother Amelia, who lives on a seemingly idyllic island off the coast of New England. As Miranda settles into island life, she finds herself torn between TJ, heir to one of the oldest Selkie families, and mysterious bad boy Leo  who is part of the working class “townies.” When Miranda learns about the Seawalkers, who, according to local legend, are half human and half sea creature, she begins to believe that they could be real. As she uncovers more about her family’s past, Miranda makes a startling discovery about her own connections to the Seawalkers.

Cast: Emily Rudd, Skyler Maxon, Keenan Tracey, Maria Dizzia…

Created by: Liz Sczudlo. Based on: Aimee Friedman. Directed by: Chris Grismer.

Produced by: Liz Sczudlo,  Chris Grismer, Fernando Szew, Lloyd Segan, Shawn Piller &  Adam Fratto.

Studios: MarVista Entertainment & Piller/Segan

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Mary Kills People

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Genre: Dramedy

Description: single mother Mary Harris is an ER doctor by day, but by night, she and her partner, a former plastic surgeon, moonlight as underground angels of death and help terminally ill patients slip away on their own terms. So far Mary has managed to stay under the radar; but death is hot, business is booming, and her double life is getting complicated. When her world starts to unravel, Mary realizes she’s going to have to fight dirty if she’s going to stay in the killing game. 

Cast: Caroline Dhavernas, Jay Ryan, Richard Short, Charlotte Sullivan, Greg Byrk, Lyriq Bent…

Created by: Tara Armstrong. Directed by: Holly Dale. 

Produecd by: Tara Armstrong, Tassie Cameron, Amy Cameron, Jocelyn Hamilton & Tecca Crosby.

Studios: Entertainment One, Cameron Pictures, Lifetime & Corus Entertainment.

Lifetime – PAST PROJECTS

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Damien

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MOVES TO A&E

Genre: Horror Drama

Description: The adult life of Damien Thorn, the mysterious child from the 1976 motion picture The Omen who has grown up, seemingly unaware of the satanic forces around him. Haunted by his past, Damien must now come to terms with his true destiny — that he is the Antichrist, the most feared man throughout the ages…

Cast: Omid Abtahi, Barbara Hershey, Bradley James…

Created by: Glen Mazzara

Produced by: Glen Mazzara & Ross Fineman.

Studios: Fox Television Studios, 44 Strong Productions & Fineman Entertainment.

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The Lizzie Borden Chronicles

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Genre: Mini-series (6 episodes)

Description: An intense and fictionalized account of actual events and people surrounding Lizzie’s life after her controversial acquittal of the horrific double murder of her father and stepmother in 1892, when the exonerated figure lives a life awash in newfound celebrity. But when numerous people close to Lizzie – ranging from her half-brother to Broadway luminaries and the head of the criminal underworld — start to mysteriously die under brutal and strange circumstances, legendary Pinkerton detective Charlie Siringo becomes determined to prove her involvement in their ultimate demise.

Cast: Christina Ricci, Cela DuVall, Jonathan Banks, Jessy Schram, Andrew Howard, John Heard, Cole Hauser…

Created by: TBA

Produced by: Christina Ricci & Judith Verno 

Studios: Sony Pictures Television

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Clan Of The Cave Bear

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Genre: Drama

Description: In prehistory more than 25,000 years ago when Neanderthals shared the Earth with the first early modern humans, a band of cave dwellers adopt blond and blue-eyed Ayla, a child of the “Others.” As Ayla matures into a young woman of spirit and courage, she must fight for survival against the jealous bigotry of Broud, who will one day be clan leader…

Cast: Millie Brady, Hal Ozsan, Johnny Ward…

Created by: Linda Woolverton 

Produced by: Linda Woolverton, Ron Howard, Jean M. Auel, Brian Grazer, Francie Calfo & Allison Shearmur. 

Studios: FOX 21, Imagine Television, Allison Shearmur Productions & Lionsgate Television