CW 2012

DRAMA PILOTS

CULT
Studio:  Fake Empire in association with Warner Bros. Television
Executive Producer/Writer:  Rockne O’Bannon
Executive Producers:  Josh Schwartz, Stephanie Savage, Len Goldstein
Logline: After a rash of disappearances and a likely murder, an inquisitive, young female production assistant on a wildly popular television show called “Cult” joins a journalist blogger in investigating the rabid fans of the series who might be re-creating crimes seen on the program, in real life.
Cast:  Jessica Lucas, Matt Davis, Alona Tal, Robert Knepper

 

ARROW
Studio: Berlanti Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television
Executive Producers/Writers: Greg Berlanti, Marc Guggenheim, Andrew Kreisberg
Executive Producer/Director: David Nutter
Logline: Based on the DC Comics comic book, published by DC Entertainment, this hour long drama is a modern retelling of the legendary DC Comics character Green Arrow
Cast: Stephen Amell, Katie Cassidy, Susanna Thompson, Paul Blackthorne (second position to ABC’s The River), Jamey Sheridan, David Ramsey, Colin Donnell, Willa Holland

 

THE CARRIE DIARIES
Studio: Fake Empire in association with Warner Bros. Television
Executive Producer/Writer: Amy Harris
Executive Producers: Josh Schwartz, Stephanie Savage, Len Goldstein, Candace Bushnell
Executive producer/Director Miguel Arteta
Logline: Based on the novel by Candace Bushnell, a young Carrie Bradshaw comes of age in the 1980s, asking her first questions about love, sex, friendship and family while exploring the worlds of high school and Manhattan.
Cast: AnnaSophia Robb, Austin Butler, Brendan Dooling, Freema Agyeman, Stefania Owen, Katie Findlay, Ellen Wong, Matt Letscher, Chloe Bridges

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
Studio: CBS Television Studios
Executive Producers/Writers: Jennifer Levin, Sherri Cooper
Executive Producers: Paul J. Witt and C. Anthony Thomas, Ron Koslow, Bill Haber
Director: Gary Fleder
Logline: Loosely based on the CBS’s Beauty and the Beast series from the 1980s, this is a modern day romantic love story with a procedural twist.
Cast: Kristin Kreuk, Jay Ryan, Austin Basis, Nicole Gale Anderson, Nina Lisandrello, Max Brown, Brian White

THE SELECTION
Studio:  Warner Bros. Television
Executive Producers/Writers:  Elizabeth Craft & Sarah Fain
Logline: Based on the forthcoming series of books by Kiera Cass, The Selection is an epic romance set 300 years in the future which centers on a poor young woman who is chosen by lottery to participate in a competition to become the next queen of a war-torn nation at a crossroads.
Cast: Aimee Teegarden, Ethan Peck, Sean Patrick Thomas, Peta Sergeant, Lenor Varela, Martin Donovan, Celia Massingham, William Mosley

 

FIRST CUT
Studio: CBS Television Studios
Executive Producer/Writer: Jennie Snyder Urman
Executive Producer: Dan Jinks
Logline:  Glad to leave her nerdy past behind for a fresh start in the adult professional world, a newly minted doctor discovers that, sadly and comically, life at the hospital where she works is no different than high school.
Cast: Mamie Gummer, Justin Hartley, Michael Rady, Jack Coleman, Kelly J. McCreary, Aja Naomi King, Necar Zadegan

 

SHELTER
Studio: Bad Robot Productions, Mastermind Laboratories in association with Warner Bros. Television
Executive Producer/Writer: Mark Schwahn
Executive Producers: J.J. Abrams, Bryan Burk
Logline: Drama set at an historic New England summer resort where the new and returning staff attend to the practical, emotional and often comical needs of the guests while navigating friendships, rivalries and romances of their own.
Cast: Elizabeth Henstridge, Hannah New, Eka Darville

JOEY DAKOTA
Studio: CBS Television Studios in association with Harmon/Tannenbaum
Writer/Executive Producer: Bert Royal
Executive Producers: Mark Harmon, Kim Tannenbaum, Eric Tannenbaum, Martha Haight
Logline: Based on the Israeli format Danny Hollywood.  In this romantic-time-travel-musical, a documentary filmmaker travels back in time to the 1990’s where she meets and falls in love with the rock star subject of her film. When she unexpectedly returns to present day, she must find her way back to the past to reunite with her love and prevent his untimely death.
Cast: Scott Wolf, Craig Horner, Amber Stevens, Leah Renee, Erich Bergen, Brooklyn Sudano (guest star)

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