FOX has revealed five shows picked up for it’s 2016-2017 season: Making History, The Mick, APB, Lethal Weapon, The Exorcist and Pitch. Descriptions for some of the coming shows are as follows:
“The Exorcist” is a re-imagination of the classic horror film. The psychological thriller is set more than four decades after the movie, and returns in series format as a propulsive psychological thriller following two very different priests tackling one family’s case of horrifying demonic possession.
Geena Davis, Alfonso Herrera, Ben Daniels, Brianne Howey and Hannah Kasulka star in the drama from 20th Century Fox TV and Morgan Creek Productions. Jeremy Slater penned the scripted and is an exec producer with Rolin Jones, James Robinson, Barbara Wall, David Robinson and Rupert Wyatt who directed the pilot.
“Lethal Weapon” is based on the hit movie franchise that starred Mel Gibson and Danny Glover. In the modern-day series, Clayne Crawford plays Martin Riggs and Damon Wayans Sr. plays Roger Murtaugh.
The series hails from writer Matt Miller who exec producers with Dan Lin, Jennifer Gwartz and McG who directed the pilot. Warner Bros. Television, Good Session Productions and Lin Pictures are behind the project, which also stars Jordana Brewster, Kevin Rahm and Keesha Sharp.
“APB is police drama is inspired by true events. Set at the Chicago Police Department spiraling out of control amid sky-high crime, officer-involved shootings, cover-ups and corruption take place. After witnessing a violent crime first-hand, a genius tech billionaire, played by Justin Kirk, decides to do something about it, putting up millions of dollars of his own money to take over the troubled 13thPrecinct and reboot it as a private police force. With cutting-edge technology and revolutionary new ideas, Gideon plans to rethink everything about the way cops fight crime.
Kirk stars alongside Natalie Martinez, Eric Winter, Ernie Hudson, Taylor Handley, Tamberla Perry and Caitlin Stasey. Len Wiseman directed the pilot, which was re-worked after David Slack exited the project with Matt Nix coming in to re-write. Wiseman and Nix are exec producers with Dennis Kim, Todd Hoffman and Robert Friedman. 20th Century Fox TV is the studio.:
These shows join the previously ordered 24 spinoff 24: Legacy, Lee Daniels’ Star, a Prison Break reboot, Shots Fired and Jason Sudeikis’ Son of Zorn.
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