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Marvel's The Defenders
An upcoming Marvel mini-series about a group of superheroes fighting together to save the world.
Another television adaptation to follow up on the success of "Game Of Thrones". This time, it's "American Gods", by acclaimed fantasy and science fiction author Neil Gaiman.
Star Trek: Discovery
Alex Kurtzman, co-writer and producer of 2009's "Star Trek" and sequel "Star Trek Into Darkness," will executive produce the series alongside Heather Kadin, with whom Kurtzman executive produces on CBS dramas "Scorpion" and "Limitless." The updated series will introduce new characters "seeking imaginative new worlds and new civilizations, while exploring the dramatic contemporary themes that have been a signature of the franchise since its inception in 1966," reads the press release.
Marvel's The Punisher
First appearing in The Amazing Spider-Man #129, The Punisher is the alter ego of military veteran Frank Castle, who wages a one-man war against crime after his wife and children are killed during a shootout by rival mob outfits. The character's belief in killing criminals rather than apprehending them frequently puts him at odds with Marvel's traditional heroes.
The Good Doctor
The Good Doctor centers on a young surgeon with Savant Syndrome who is recruited into the pediatric surgical unit of a prestigious hospital. The question will arise - can a person who doesn't have the ability to relate to people actually save their lives?
Set in the Marvel's X-Men Universe, Gifted (working title) follows two ordinary parents who discover their children possess mutant powers. Forced to go on the run from a hostile government, the family joins up with an underground network of mutants and must fight to survive.
The Handmaid's Tale
The Handmaid's Tale, based on the 1985 bestselling novel of the same name by Margaret Atwood, will debut its first season on Hulu in 2017. Moss will play Offred, a one of the caste of Handmaids who are forced into sexual servitude by the male-dominated Gilead totalitarian regime as a last desperate attempt to repopulate a devastated world.
The Inhumans, a race of superhumans with diverse and singularly unique powers, were first introduced in Marvel Comics by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby in 1965. Since that time, they have grown in prominence and become some of the most popular and iconic characters in the Marvel Universe. Marvel's The Inhumans will explore the never-before-told epic adventure of Black Bolt and the royal family.
The Big Bang Theory spin-off about awkward childhood of Sheldon Cooper at the age of 12 in Galvelston, Texas.
Set 300 years in the future, the series follows the adventures of the Orville, a not-so-top-of-the-line exploratory ship in Earth's interstellar fleet. Facing cosmic challenges from without and within, this motley crew of space explorers will boldly go where no comedic drama has gone before.
The drama series starring, executive produced and directed by Jason Bateman. Created by rising feature writer Bill Dubuque (The Judge), show take place in the dark and dangerous world of drug-money laundering. The series takes its name from the location where it is set, The Lake of the Ozarks in Missouri.
This is based on the 1996 book Mind Hunter: Inside the FBI's Elite Serial Crime Unit, by former special agent John Douglas and Mark Olshaker. For years, Douglas pursued some of the most notorious serial killers and rapists, developing profiling techniques to catch them. The book goes behind the scenes of some of his highest-profile cases, including the man who hunted prostitutes in Alaska, the Atlanta child murderer, and Seattle's Green River killer. To hone in his profiling methods Douglas interviewed and studied a skew of serial killers. Several book and TV characters have been based in part on him, including Jack Crawford in Thomas Harris' The Silence of the Lambs, Will Graham on Hannibal and Jason Gideon on Criminal Minds.
This is set in the 25th century when the human mind has been digitized and the soul itself is transferable from one body to the next. Takeshi Kovacs, a former elite interstellar warrior known as an Envoy who has been imprisoned for 500 years, is downloaded into a future he'd tried to stop. If he can solve a single murder in a world where technology has made death nearly obsolete, he'll get a chance at a new life on Earth.
The show centers on Jefferson Pierce. He made his choice: he hung up the suit and his secret identity years ago, but with a daughter hell-bent on justice and a star student being recruited by a local gang, he'll be pulled back into the fight as the wanted vigilante and DC legend Black Lightning.
"Marvel's Runaways" feature a group of teenagers who discover that their parents are part of an evil crime organization. This series will tell the story of six diverse teenagers who can barely stand each other but who must unite against a common foe - their parents.
Years before Superman became a superhero, the House of El was shamed and ostracized. This series follows The Man of Steel's grandfather as he brings hope and equality to Krypton, turning a planet in disarray into one worthy of giving birth to the greatest Super Hero ever known.
SEAL Team is a drama which follows the lives of the elite Navy SEALs as they train, plan and execute the most dangerous, high stakes missions our country can ask.
An intense, action-packed procedural following an African-American S.W.A.T. lieutenant torn between loyalty to the streets and duty to his fellow officers. He is tasked to run a new unit of highly trained but rugged outcasts who are the last stop for solving crimes in Los Angeles.
This is described as Twin Peaks meets True Blood in Midnight, Texas, a remote town where your neighbor could be a vampire, a witch, a werewolf, or even an angel. Mystery, horror and romance combine to both enthrall and frighten any outsiders who decide to venture into this unusual place.
D.I.A. Deputy Director Patricia Campbell and her team of analysts wield the world's most advanced surveillance technology from headquarters in D.C. All the while, Adam Dalton and his heroic Special Ops squad of highly trained undercover specialists use their unbreakable bond and commitment to freedom to save lives of innocent people and execute missions in some of the most dangerous places in the world.
The Resident centers on an idealistic young doctor who begins his first day of residency under the supervision of a senior resident who appears tough and brilliant, but turns out to be a cunning and deadly psychopath. The project's take on the medical drama genre is being compared to what The Shield did for police procedurals.
An MIT grad student and a tech superstar bring a low-level Pentagon official a staggering discovery - that an asteroid is just six months away from colliding with Earth.
Centered in New York, this follows the story of the legalization and subsequent rise of the porn industry through the early 70s and right into the 80s. It will explore the rough-and-tumble world that existed in midtown Manhattan until the rise of HIV, the violence of the cocaine epidemic and the renewed real estate market all ended this wild ride. Named for 42nd Street, The Deuce is partly inspired by twin brothers who were contenders in this turbulent Times Square world, becoming fronts for the Mob - the real power controlling this volatile and lucrative sex industry.
In "The Sinner", overcome by an inexplicable fit of rage, a young mother (Jessica Biel) commits a startling and very public act of violence - and to her horror has no idea why. The event launches an inverted and utterly surprising crime thriller whose driving force is not the who or the what - but the why. A rogue investigator finds himself obsessed with uncovering the woman's buried motive, and together they travel a harrowing journey into the depths of her psyche and the violent secrets hidden in her past.
This is an espionage thriller with a metaphysical twist, Counterpart tells the story of Howard Silk, a lowly cog in a bureaucratic UN agency who is turning the last corner of a life filled with regret, when he discovers the agency he works for is guarding a secret: a crossing to a parallel dimension. Through Howard and his "Counterpart" on the other side, Prime, the show will navigate themes of identity, idealism, what ifs, and lost love.