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Your Complete Guide to Pilots and Straight-to-Series orders

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Year
2019 Starz Pilots & Series Orders

2019 Starz Pilots & Series Orders

Drama

HIGHTOWN (fka P-TOWN)
Ordered straight to series
STUDIO: Jerry Bruckheimer TV
TEAM: Rebecca Cutter (w, ep), Gary Lennon (ep, sr), Jerry Bruckheimer (ep), Jonathan Littman (ep), KristieAnne Reed (ep), Rachel Morrison (d)
LOGLINE: Crime drama set amid the opioid drug trade on Cape Cod, touched off when a body washes ashore and discovered by an irreverent National Marine Fisheries Service officer who is determined to help solve the murder even if the state cops want her nowhere near the case.
CAST: Monica Raymund, James Badge Dale, Riley Voelke, Amaury Nolasco, Dohn Norwood

PENNY DREADFUL: CITY OF ANGELS
Ordered straight to series
STUDIO: Desert Wolf Productions
TEAM: John Logan (w, ep), Michael Aguilar (ep), Sam Mendes and Pippa Harris (ep), James Bagley (co-ep)
LOGLINE: Described as a spiritual descendant of the story set in Victorian-era London, the next chapter opens in 1938 Los Angeles, a time and place deeply infused with Mexican-American folklore and social tension. The series is rooted in the conflict between characters connected to the deity Santa Muerte and others allied with the devil.
CAST: Daniel Zovatto, Natalie Dormer, Jessica Garza, Johnathan Nieves, Adriana Barraza

P-VALLEY (working title)
Picked up to series
STUDIO: Jerry Bruckheimer TV
TEAM: Katori Hall (w, ep, sr), Peter Chernin (ep), Jerry Bruckheimer (ep), Jonathan Littman (ep), KristieAnne Reed (ep), Patrik-Ian Pol (co-ep)
LOGLINE: Deep in the Mississippi Delta lies an oasis of grit and glitter in a rough patch of human existence where beauty can be hard to find. The kaleidoscopic story of a little-strip-club-that-could and the big characters who come through its doors: the hopeful, the lost, the broken, the ballers, the beautiful and the damned.
CAST: Brandee Evans, Nicco Annan, Shannon Thornton, J. Alphonse Nicholson, Carolyn Braver, Parker Sawyers, Elarica Johnson, Harriett D. Foy

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