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

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2022-23 Prime Video Pilots & Series Orders

17 Series Orders


FALLOUT (Ordered straight to series)

The world of Fallout is one where the future envisioned by Americans in the late 1940s explodes upon itself through a nuclear war in 2077. The magic of the Fallout world is the harshness of the wasteland set against the previous generation’s utopian idea of a better world through nuclear energy.

Studio Amazon Studios/Kilter Films/Bethesda Game Studios/Bethesda Softworks

Team Geneva Robertson-Dworet (ep, sr), Graham Wagner (ep, sr), Jonathan Nolan (d, ep), Lisa Joy (ep), Athena Wickham (ep), Todd Howard (ep), James Altman (ep)

Cast Walton Goggins, Ella Purnell, Kyle MacLachlan, Xelia Mendes-Jones, Aaron Moten

HARLAN COBEN'S SHELTER (Ordered straight to series)

Follows high school junior Mickey Bolitar as he navigates his new life with a mom in rehab, a dead father, an annoying aunt and a new school in New Jersey. When a creepy old lady who might be a ghost tells Mickey that his father isn’t dead, Mickey is sure he’s losing his mind on top of everything. Mickey finds a grounding force in Ashley Kent, another new student who’s lived through her own tragedy. But then Ashley goes missing, and as Mickey searches for her, he learns that everything she told him was a lie — and that he is in serious danger unless he gets to the bottom of what happened to her and his father. Based on the first of Harlan Coben’s Mickey Bolitar books.

Studio MGM International Television Productions/Amazon Studios

Team Harlan Coben (w, ep), Charlotte Coben (w, ep), Patricia Cardoso (d, ep)

Cast Jaden Michael, Constance Zimmer, Adrian Greensmith, Abby Corrigan, Sage Linder, Brian Altemus

THE HORROR OF DOLORES ROACH (Ordered straight to series; eight episodes)

Dolores Roach is released from prison after 16 years and returns to a severely gentrified Washington Heights with $200 and the clothes on her back. Her boyfriend missing, her family long gone, Dolores reunites with an old stoner buddy, Luis, who gives her room, board and a place to give massages for cash. When the promise of her newfound stability is quickly threatened, “Magic Hands Dolores” is driven to shocking extremes to survive. Based on the Gimlet podcast series.

Studio Blumhouse Television/Gimlet/GloNation Studios

Team Aaron Mark (w, ep, sr), Dara Resnik (w, ep, sr), Gloria Calderón Kellett (ep), Roxann Dawson (d, ep), Daphne Rubin-Vega (ep), Jason Blum (ep), Chris McCumber (ep), Jeremy Gold (ep), Dawn Ostroff (ep), Mimi O'Donnell (ep), Justin McGoldrick (ep), Gloria Calderón Kellett (ep)

Cast Justina Machado, Alejandro Hernandez, Kita Updike, K. Todd Freeman

WILDERNESS (Ordered straight to series)

British couple Liv and Will seem to have it all: a rock-solid marriage, a glamorous new life in New York thousands of miles from their provincial hometown and still young enough to feel that their whole lives are ahead of them. Until Liv learns about Will’s affair. Heartbreak is swiftly followed by another emotion: fury. Revenge is her only option, and when Will proposes a trip around America’s epic National Parks to give their relationship a fresh start, Liv knows just how to get it. Based on the novel by B.E. Jones.

Studio Firebird Pictures

Team Marnie Dickens (w, ep),

Cast Jenna Coleman, Oliver Jackson-Cohen, So Yong Kim (ep), Elizabeth Kilgarriff (ep)

JUST CAUSE (Ordered straight to limited series)

Follows Madison “Madi” Cowart, a struggling reporter for a Florida newspaper who is sent to cover the final days of an inmate on death row. Based on John Katzenbach's novel

Studio Warner Bros TV

Team Christy Hall (w, ep), Scarlett Johanssen (ep), Jonathan Lia (ep), Keenan Flynn (ep)

Cast Scarlett Johanssen

GOD OF WAR (Ordered straight to series

Follows Kratos, the God of War, who, after exiling himself from his blood-soaked past in ancient Greece, hangs up his weapons forever in the Norse realm of Midgard. When his beloved wife dies, Kratos sets off on a dangerous journey with his estranged son to spread her ashes from the highest peak — his wife’s final wish. Kratos soon realizes the journey is an epic quest in disguise, one which will test the bonds between father and son, and force Kratos to battle new Gods and monsters for the fate of the world. Based on the PlayStation video game.

Studio Sony Pictures Television/Amazon Studios/PlayStation Productions

Team Mark Fergus (w, ep), Hawk Ostby (w, ep), Rafe Judkins (ep, sr)

Cast TBA

UNTITLED TERMINAL LIST PREQUEL (Ordered straight to series)

'The Terminal List' prequel is an espionage thriller centered on Ben Edwards, following his journey from Navy SEAL to CIA paramilitary operator and exploring the true darker side of warfare and the human cost that comes with it.

Studio Amazon Studios

Team David DiGilio (ep), Jack Carr (ep), Chris Pratt (ep), Antoine Fuqua (ep), Max Adams (p), Jared Shaw (p)

Cast Taylor Kitsch

WYTCHES (Ordered straight to series; animated)

17-year-old Sailor Rooks' family moves to a remote New England town after a tragic accident, only to discover that a burrow of monsters — ancient creatures that prey on our darkest fears and desires — lurks beneath the town. Based on the comic book series by Scott Snyder and Jock.

Studio Amazon Studios/Plan B Entertainment/Project 51 Productions

Team Scott Snyder (ep), Jock (ep), Kevin Kolde (ep)

Cast TBA

KAY SCARPETTA (Ordered straight to series; two seasons)

Kay Scarpetta is a brilliant forensic pathologist, inspired by former Virginia Chief Medical Examiner Marcella Farinelli Fierro, who uses forensic technology to solve crimes. Based on Patricia Cornwell’s book series

Studio Amazon Studios/Blumhouse

Team Liz Sarnoff (w, ep, sr), Nicole Kidman (ep), Jamie Lee Curtis (ep), Per Saari (ep), Jason Blum (ep), Chris McCumber (ep), Jeremy Gold (ep)

Cast Nicole Kidman, Jamie Lee Curtis

BLADE RUNNER 2099 (Picked up to limited series)

The logline is under wraps, but it is set 50 years after the 2017 film 'Blade Runner 2049.'

Studio Amazon Studios

Team Silka Luisa (w, ep, sr), Ridley Scott (ep), Andrew Kosove (ep), Broderick Johnson (ep), Michael Green (ep), Ben Roberts (ep), Cynthia Yorkin (ep), David W. Zucker (ep), Clayton Krueger (ep), Frank Giustra (ep), Isa Dick Hackett (ep), Tom Spezialy (w, ep), Jeremy Podeswa (d, ep)

Cast TBA

WE WERE LIARS (Ordered straight to series)

Follows the wealthy, seemingly perfect Sinclair family, who spend every summer sitting gathered on their private island. But after something happens to Cadence during the summer of her 15th year, she and the other three “Liars” — Johnny, Gat and Mirren — re-emerge two years later to prompt Cadence to remember the incident. Based on E. Lockhart’s novel.

Studio Universal Television/Amazon Studios

Team Julie Plec (w, ep), Carina Adly MacKenzie (w, ep), Emily Cummins (ep), E. Lockhart (ep)

Cast TBA

BUTCH & SUNDANCE (Ordered straight to series)

Set in an alternate version of America, where legendary outlaws Butch Cassidy and The Sundance Kid take on their biggest heist yet — this time with the fate of the world hanging in the balance.

Studio AGBO/Amazon Studios

Team Alex Metcalf (ep, sr), Kaz Firpo (ep, co-sr), Ryan Firpo (ep, co-sr)

Cast Regé-Jean Page, Glen Powell

ÉTOILE (Ordered straight to series, two seasons)

Set in New York City and Paris, it follows the dancers and artistic staff of two world-renowned ballet companies as they embark on an ambitious gambit to save their storied institutions by swapping their most talented stars.

Studio Amazon Studios

Team Amy Sherman-Palladino (w, ep), Daniel Palladino (w, ep), Dhana Rivera Gilbert (ep), Scott Ellis (co-ep)

Cast Luke Kirby, Gideon Glick, Camille Cottin, Simon Callow, Lou de Laâge, David Alvarez

BUTTERFLY (Ordered straight to series)

David Jung is an enigmatic, highly unpredictable former U.S. intelligence operative living in South Korea. His life is blown to pieces when the consequences of an impossible decision from his past come back to haunt him, and he finds himself pursued by Rebecca, a deadly, sociopathic young agent assigned to kill him. Based on the Boom! Studios graphic novel series created by Arash Amel, written by Amel and Marguerite Bennett and illustrated by Antonio Fuso and Stefano Simeone.

Studio 3AD/Boom! Studios

Team Ken Woodruff (w, ep, sr), Steph Cha (ep), Daniel Dae Kim (ep), John Cheng (ep), Stephen Christy (ep), Ross Richie (ep), Arash Amel (ep), Adam Yoelin (co-ep)

Cast Daniel Dae Kim

CRUEL INTENTIONS (Ordered straight to series)

Two ruthless step-siblings will do anything to stay on top of the Greek life hierarchy at an elite Washington, D.C. college. After a brutal hazing incident threatens the entire Panhellenic system, they’ll do whatever’s necessary to preserve their power and reputations — even seduce the daughter of the Vice President of the United States. Rooted in the novel 'Les Liaisons Dangereuses' by Choderlos de Laclos.

Studio Sony Pictures Television/Amazon Studios/Original Film

Team Phoebe Fisher (w, ep), Sara Goodman (w, ep)

Cast Catherine Hook, Zac Burgess, Myra Molloy, Khobe Clarke, Brooke Lena Johnson, Sara Silva, Sean Patrick Thomas, John Harlan Kim


UNTITLED RAMY YOUSSEF PROJECT (Ordered straight to series; animated)

A Muslim-American family must learn how to code-switch as they navigate the early 2000s -- a time of fear, war and the rapid expansion of the boy-band industrial complex.

Studio A24

Team Ramy Youssef (w, ep), Pam Brady (w, ep), Mona Chalabi (ep)

Cast TBA

THE HOSPITAL (Ordered straight to series; two-season order)

Follows daring alien surgeons and inseparable best friends Sleech and Klak as they take on the most challenging cases in the galaxy, including anxiety-eating parasites, illegal time loops and deep-space STIs. Risking their careers to take on a remarkable case, they put existence itself in jeopardy -- although, considering their dismal personal lives, oblivion might be an improvement.

Studio Amazon Studios

Team Cirocco Dunlap (w, ep, sr), Maya Rudolph (ep), Natasha Lyonne (ep), Danielle Renfrew Behrens (ep), Shauna McGarry (ep), Shannon Prynoski, Chris Prynoski, Antonio Canobbio, Ben Kalina (ep), Robin Eisenberg (co-ep)

Cast Keke Palmer, Greta Lee, Maya Rudolph, Natasha Lyonne, Kieran Culkin, Sam Smith

MY LADY JANE (Ordered straight to series)

An irreverent young Tudor woman dreads her arranged marriage, only to be surprised when it results in a steamy romance, her being crowned queen and a heroic mission to save the magical people persecuted by her political rivals. Based on the Lady Jane book series by Brodi Ashton, Cynthia Hand and Jodi Meadows.

Studio Parkes+MacDonald

Team Gemma Burgess (ep, sr), Meredith Glynn (ep, sr), Sarah Bradshaw (ep) Jamie Babbit (d, ep), Laurie MacDonald (ep)

Cast Emily Bader, Edward Bluemel, Jordan Peters, Dominic Cooper, Rob Brydon, Will Keen, Anna Chancellor, Jim Broadbent, Kate O’Flynn, Isabella Brownson, Henry Ashton, Abbie Hern, Joe Klocek, Máiréad Tyers, Brandon Grace, Michael Workeye

THE STICKY (Ordered straight to series)

Ruth Clarke is a tough, supremely competent middle-aged Canadian maple syrup farmer who’s had it with being hemmed in by the polite, bureaucratic conventions native to her country’s identity. Especially now that that very bureaucracy is threatening to take away everything she loves: her farm, her comatose husband and her right to manifest destiny. With the help of Remy Bouchard, a pint-sized local blockhead and an aging low-level mobster, Ruth changes her fate — and transforms the future of her community with the theft of millions of dollars’ worth of maple syrup.

Studio Blumhouse Television

Team Brian Donovan (w, ep, sr), Ed Herro (w, ep, sr), Jamie Lee Curtis (ep), Kathryn Borel (ep), Jonathan Levine (d, ep), Gillian Bohrer (ep), Josée Vallée (ep), Bruno Dubé (ep), Michael Dowse (d), Joyce Wong (d), Jason Blum (ep), Chris McCumber (ep), Jeremy Gold, (ep), Chris Dickie (ep), Lauren Grant (co-ep), Russell Goldman (ap)

Cast Margo Martindale, Chris Diamantopoulos, Guillaume Cyr, Jamie Lee Curtis (guest)



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