Drama

ROADSIDE PICNIC
STUDIO: Sony Pictures TV/Tribune Studios
TEAM: Jack Paglen (w, ep), Alan Taylor (d, ep), Neal Moritz (ep), Vivian Cannon (ep)
LOGLINE: Explores a near-future world where aliens have come and gone, leaving humankind to explore the wondrous and dangerous mysteries left behind. The story also explores the societal ramifications of their visit, as seen through the eyes of Red, a veteran “stalker” who has made it his life to illegally venture into the once inhabited zone and scavenge the abandoned remains of the alien culture. Based on the novel by Arkady and Boris Strugatsky.
CAST: Matthew Goode, Chloe Coleman, Felisha Terrell, W. Earl Brown, Michael Lindall, Martin Donovan

SCALPED
STUDIO: Warner Horizon/DC Entertainment
TEAM: Doug Jung (w, ep), Geoff Johns (ep)
LOGLINE: A modern day crime story set in the world of a Native American Indian reservation, and explores power, loyalty, and spirituality in a community led by the ambitious Chief Lincoln Red Crow, as he reckons with Dashiell Bad Horse who has returned home after years away from the reservation. Based on the graphic novel series written by Jason Aaron and illustrated by R.M. Guéra.