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

2022-23 Disney+ Pilots & Series Orders

2022-23 Disney+ Pilots & Series Orders

1 Pilots
15 Series Orders


AMERICAN BORN CHINESE (Ordered straight to series)

Jin Wang is an average teenager juggling his high school social life with his home life. When he meets new foreign student on the first day of the school year, even more worlds collide as Jin is unwittingly entangled in a battle of Chinese mythological gods. Adapted from Gene Luen Yang’s graphic novel.

Studio 20th Television

Team Kelvin Yu (w, ep, sr), Destin Daniel Cretton (d, ep), Melvin Mar (ep), Jake Kasdan (ep), Erin O'Malley (ep), Asher Goldstein (ep), Gene Luen Yang (ep)

Cast Michelle Yeoh, Ben Wang, Yeo Yann Yann, Chin Han, Daniel Wu, Ke Huy Quan, Jim Liu, Sydney Taylor

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (Ordered straight to limited series; eight episodes; working title)

Set years before the Beast and Belle’s epic romance, it follow Gaston and LeFou as they set off with LeFou’s step-sister, Tilly, after a surprising revelation from her past comes to light, sending the unlikely trio off on an unexpected journey. While the mysteries of the past are uncovered and the dangers of the present grow, old friends and new enemies reveal that this familiar kingdom harbors many secrets.

Studio ABC Signature

Team Josh Gad (w, ep, sr), Edward Kitsis (w, ep, sr), Adam Horowitz (w, ep, sr), Liesl Tommy (d)

Cast Luke Evans, Josh Gad, Briana Middleton, Fra Fre, Jelani Alladin, Rita Ora

THE CROSSOVER (Picked up to series)

The story of 14-year-old basketball phenom brothers Josh and JB Bell, who come of age on and off the court as their former pro-baller father adjusts to life after basketball and matriarch mother finally gets to pursue dreams of her own.

Studio 20th Television/State Street Pictures

Team Kwame Alexander (w, ep), Damani Johnson (w, ep), Dee Johnson (ep), Bob Teitel (ep), Jay Marcus (ep), George Tillman Jr. (d, ep), LeBron James (ep)

Cast Jalyn Hall, Amir O’Neil, Derek Luke, Sabrina Revelle, Skyla I’Lece, Deja Monique Cruz, Trevor Raine Bush

ECHO (Ordered straight to series)

'Hawkeye' spinoff centers on Maya, a deaf Native American superhero who has a talent to imitate any opponent’s fighting style.


Team Etan Cohen (w, ep), Emily Cohen (w, ep),

Cast Alaqua Cox, Devery Jacobs

GOOSEBUMPS (Ordered straight to series)

A group of five high schoolers who unleash supernatural forces upon their town and all must work together — thanks to and in spite of their friendships, rivalries and pasts with one another — in order to save it, learning much about their own parents' teenage secrets in the process. Based on R.L. Stine's book series.

Studio Sony Pictures Television Studios

Team Nick Stoller (w, ep), Rob Letterman (w, d, ep), Neal H. Moritz (ep), Pavun Shetty (ep), Conor Welch (ep), Iole Lucchese (ep), Caitlin Friedman (ep)

Cast TBA

PERCY JACKSON AND THE OLYMPIANS (Ordered straight to series)

12-year-old Percy Jackson is a demigod who's just coming to terms with his newfound supernatural powers when the sky god Zeus accuses him of stealing his master lightning bolt. Now Percy must trek across America to find it and restore order to Olympus. Based on the book series by Rick Riordan.

Studio 20th Television

Team Rick Riordan (w, ep), Jon Steinberg (w, ep), James Bobin (d, ep), Dan Shotz (ep), Rebecca Riordan (ep), Bert Salke (ep), Monica Owusu-Breen (ep), Jim Rowe (ep), Ellen Goldsmith-Vein (ep), Jeremy Bell (ep), D.J. Goldberg (ep)

Cast Walker Scobell, Aryan Simhadri, Leah Sava Jeffries, Adam Copeland, Suzanne Cryer, Jessica Parker Kennedy, Virginia Kull (recurring), Glynn Turman (recurring), Jason Mantzoukas (recurring), Timm Sharp (recurring), Megan Mullally (recurring), Dior Goodjohn (recurring), Charlie Bushnell (recurring), Lin-Manuel Miranda (guest)

A SMALL LIGHT (Ordered straight to limited series)

When twentysomething Miep Gies' boss Otto Frank came to her and asked her to hide his family from the Nazis during World War II, she didn’t hesitate. For the next two years, Miep, her husband and the other helpers watched over the eight souls in hiding in the Secret Annex. And it was Miep who found Anne Frank’s Diary and kept it safe so Otto, the only one of the eight who survived, could later share it with the world.

Studio ABC Signature/Keshet Studios

Team Joan Rater (w, ep), Tony Phelan (w, ep), Susanna Fogel (d, ep), Peter Traugott (ep), Alon Shtruzman (ep), Avi Nir (ep)

Cast Bel Powley, Liev Schreiber, Joe Cole

STAR WARS: YOUNG JEDI ADVENTURES (Ordered straight to series; animated)

Set during The High Republic era, it follows Younglings as they learn valuable skills needed to study the ways of the Force and become Jedi: compassion, self-discipline, teamwork, patience, and friendship.


Team Michael Olson (ep, sr), James Waugh (ep), Elliot Bour (d), Lamont Magee (cp)

Cast TBA

WONDER MAN (Ordered straight to series)

Follows Simons Williams, who in the comics is a scion of wealthy industrialist who his company losing out to Tony Stark’s Stark Industries. Williams goes to work for the villain Baron Zemo, who gives him ionic talents including extreme strength. Once an adversary of the Avengers, Wonder Man ultimately teams with them.

Studio Marvel Studios

Team Destin Daniel Cretton (d, ep), Andrew Guest (w, ep), Stella Meghie (d)

Cast Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Ben Kingsley

AGATHA: COVEN OF CHAOS (Ordered straight to series)

'WandaVision' spinoff focusing on Agatha Harkness character. Plot details under wraps.

Studio Marvel Studios

Team Jac Schaeffer (w, ep)

Cast Emma Caulfield, Joe Locke, Aubrey Plaza, Ali Ahn, Maria Dizzia, Sasheer Zamata, Patti Lupone, Debra Jo Rupp

THE ACOLYTE (Ordered straight to series)

Revolves around shadowy secrets and emerging dark-side powers in the final days of the High Republic era. A former Padawan reunites with her Jedi Master to investigate a series of crimes, but the forces they confront are more sinister than they ever anticipated.

Studio Lucasfilm

Team Leslye Headland (w, d, ep, sr), Kathleen Kennedy (ep), Simon Emanuel (ep), Jeff F. King (ep), Jason Micallef (ep), Rayne Roberts (p), Damian Anderson (p)

Cast Amandla Stenberg, Jodie Turner-Smith, Lee Jung-jae, Manny Jacinto, Carrie-Anne Moss, Charlie Barnett, Rebecca Henderson, Dafne Keen, Dean-Charles Chapman

DAREDEVIL: BORN AGAIN (Ordered straight to series)

Centers on Daredevil, otherwise known by the name Matt Murdock -- an attorney by day and crimefighter by night. Based on the Marvel Comics character.

Studio Marvel Studios

Team Matt Corman (w, ep), Chris Ord (w, ep)

Cast Charlie Cox, Vincent D’Onofrio, Eiza González, Michael Gandolfini, Margarita Levieva, Sandrine Holt, Jon Bernthal, Arty Froushan


Modern reinvention of movie franchise takes place in the shadow of Witch Mountain, following two teens who develop strange abilities and discover their sleepy suburb might not be as idyllic as it seems.

Studio ABC Signature

Team Travis Fickett (w, ep), Terry Matalas (w, ep), Augustine Frizzell (d, ep), John Fox (ep), John Davis (ep), Gary Marsh (ep)

Cast Bryce Dallas Howard, Isabel Gravitt, Levi Miller, Bianca “b” Norwood, Jackson Kelly

RIVALS (Ordered straight to series)

Set in the fictional upper-class county of Rutshire, it dives headfirst into the cutthroat world of independent television in 1986 when a long-standing rivalry between two powerful men is about to boil over: ex-Olympian, Member of Parliament and notorious womanizer Rupert Campbell-Black and his neighbor Tony Baddingham, controller of the independent TV franchise Corinium Television. Based on Jilly Cooper's Rutshire Chronicles book series.

Studio Happy Prince

Team Dominic Treadwell-Collins (w, ep), Laura Wade (w, ep), Alexander Lamb (ep), Elliot Hegarty (d, ep), Eliza Mellor (p), Sophie Goodhart (w), Marek Horn (w), Mimi Hare (w), Clare Naylor (w), Dare Aiyegbayo (w), Kefi Chadwick (w), Tray Agyeman (w), Sorcha Kurien Walsh (W)

Cast David Tennant, Danny Dyer, Aidan Turner, Alex Hassell, Nafessa Williams, Bella Maclean, Katherine Parkinson, Victoria Smurfit, Claire Rushbrook, Oliver Chris,  Lisa McGrillis, Emily Atack, Rufus Jones, Luke Pasqualino, Catriona Chandler.


THE MUPPETS MAYHEM (Ordered straight to series)

After 45 years of rockin’ out, The Electric Mayhem goes on an epic musical journey to finally record their first studio album. With the help of a driven young music executive, Nora, the old-school Muppet band comes face to face with the current day music scene as they try to finally go platinum.


Team Adam F. Goldberg (w, ep), Bill Barretta (w, ep), Jeff Yorkes (w, co-ep), Michael Bostick (ep), Kris Eber (ep), David Lightbody (ep), Leigh Slaughter (ep)

Cast Lilly Singh, The Barretta (voice), Eric Jacobson (voice), Matt Vogel (voice), David Rudman (voice), Dave Goelz (voice), Steve Whitmire (voice)

THE SANTA CLAUSE (Ordered straight to limited series)

Scott Calvin is on the brink of his 65th birthday and realizing that he can’t be Santa forever. He’s starting to lose a step in his Santa duties and, more important, he’s got a family who could benefit from a life in the normal world, especially his two kids who have grown up at the Pole. With a lot of elves, children and family to please, Scott sets out to find a suitable replacement Santa while preparing his family for a new adventure in a life south of the Pole. Based on 'The Santa Clause' movies.

Studio 20th Television

Team Kevin Hench (w, ep), Tim Allen (ep), Richard Baker (ep), Rick Messina (ep), Jason Winer (d, ep)

Cast Tim Allen, Elizabeth Mitchell, Kal Penn, Elizabeth Allen-Dick, Austin Kane, Rupali Redd, Devin Bright



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