Fox Pilots – 2016

MAKING HISTORY
Studio: 20th Century Fox TV
Writer: Julisu Sharpe
Director:
Producers: Julius Sharpe, Phil Lord, Chris Miller
Cast: Adam Pally, Leighton Meester, Yassir Lester
Description: Three friends find a way to travel through time for truth, justice and riches, which complicates their lives in 2016. They visit some of the greatest moments of the past as they try to resolve their personal problems, while history and pop culture comically collide.
Notes:
4/14/2016 …toward the lead of the pack
4/21/2016 …continue(s) to lead the early buzz
4/29/2016 …looks like a frontrunner; considered pretty much a lock.
5/06/2016 …time-traveling Making History, produced by Phil Lord and Chris Miller… continue to be going strong and looking like a lock.


SON OF ZORN (live-action/animated hybrid)
Studio: 20th Century Fox TV
Writer: Reed Agnew
Director: Eric Appel
Producers: Reed Agnew (Showrunner), Phil Lord, Chris Miller, Seth Cohen, Eric Appel
Cast: Jason Sudeikis, Johnny Pemberton, Cheryl Hines, Tim Meadows
Description: Upon arriving home on Earth for the first time in 10 years, Zorn, a fully animated, legendary warrior, finds that reconnecting with his live-action son and ex-wife while suffering through a mundane office job and the banality of suburban life is harder than waging actual war in his distant, mystical homeland of Zephyria.
Notes:
Picked up to series


THE EXORCIST
Studio: 20th Century Fox TV/Morgan Creek Productions
Writer: Jeremy Slater
Director: Rupert Wyatt
Producers: Jeremy Slater, James Robinson, David Robinson, Barbara Wall
Cast: Alfonso Herrera, Ben Daniels, Geena Davis, Brianne Howey, Hannah Kasulka, Kurt Egyiawan
Description: Serialized psychological thriller following two very different men tackling one family’s case of horrifying demonic possession and confronting the face of true evil. Inspired by William Blatty’s original 1971 book.
Notes:
4/14/2016 early momentum
4/21/2016 …Also hot (and scary as hell)
4/29/2016 ,,,solid drama pilot contender
5/06/2016 It took two and a half years for The Exorcist series project to land at a network when Fox took it in with a pilot order in late January. Three and a half months later, the reboot of the horror franchise is in strong contention for a series order