ANIMAL KINGDOM Picked up to series; 10-episode order
STUDIO: Warner Horizon Television/John Wells Productions
TEAM: John Wells (d, ep, sr), Jonathan Lisco (w, ep, sr), Andrew Stearn (ep), David Michod (ep), Liz Watt (ep)
LOGLINE: When 17-year-old Josh moves in with his wild, free-wheeling relatives in their Southern California beach town, he is pulled into their life of indulgence and excess. But after Josh discovers that it’s all being funded by criminal activities, it becomes clear to him that joining the family comes with more danger and excitement than he might be ready to handle. Based on the 2010 Australian feature.
CAST: Ellen Barkin, Scott Speedman, Finn Cole, Jake Weary, Ben Robson, Daniela Alonzo, Molly Gordon, Nicki Micheaux, Dorian Missick
TEAM: John Scott Shepherd (w, ep), Scott Winant (d), Nicky Weinstock (ep)
LOGLINE: Follows a series of brutal murders in the Pacific Northwest and the mysterious race of creatures that might be committing them. Despite his own mental instability, gifted detective Cooper Wells embarks on the case, employing his expertise on serial killers. But when the perpetrators start to reveal barbaric tendencies of an inhuman nature, Wells is forced to enlist the help of a powerful and alluring female assassin to track them.
CAST: Justin Chatwin, Nadia Hilker, Amber Clayton, Shaun Majumder, Aisha Hinds, Callie Thorne
Picked up to series; 10-episode order
TEAM: Chad Hodge (ep), Blake Crouch (ep)
LOGLINE: Dobesh is a thief and con artist fresh out of prison whose life is always one wrong turn and bad decision from implosions — just how she likes it. However, when she overhears a hitman being hired to kill a man’s wife, she sets out to derail the job, launching her on a collision course with the killer, entangling them in a dangerous and seductive relationship. Based on the Letty Dobesh books by Blake Crouch.
CAST: Michelle Dockery, Juan Diego Botto, Lusia Strus, Terry Kinney
UNTITLED MIAMI PROJECT
To be redeveloped
TEAM: Jerry Bruckheimer (ep), Michael Bay (ep), Michelle Ashford (w), Jonathan Littman (ep), Billy Corben (ep), Alfred Spellman (ep), KristieAnne Reed (co-ep)
LOGLINE: Inspired by the 2006 documentary Cocaine Cowboys, it’s a serialized character drama is set in the wild and unpredictable world of the Florida drug trade in the 1970s.
CAST: Michael Stahl-David, Matt Barr, Dan Buran, Christopher McDonald