The Handmaid’s Tale
The Handmaid’s Tale is an adaptation of prolific author Margaret Atwood’s influential and acclaimed novel. The special event drama series will take place in the dystopian society of Gilead, a former region of the United States that has been transformed by revolution and religious fundamentalism. Golden Globe® winner Elisabeth Moss (Top of The Lake, Mad Men) is set to star as the lead character, Offred. The series will be created, executive produced, and written by Bruce Miller (The 100) with Ilene Chaiken (Empire, The L Word) serving as executive producer. Atwood will serve as Consulting Producer for the series.
From J.J. Abrams and Stephen King comes an original psychological-horror series set in the Stephen King multiverse. Castle Rock combines the mythological scale and intimate character storyline of King’s best-loved works, weaving an epic saga of darkness and light, played out on a few square miles of Maine woodland.
From the creators of Gossip Girl comes Runaways, a real-life depiction of the comic book story that follows a group of teenagers who discover that their parents are part of an evil crime organization.
I Love You, America
Sarah Silverman teams up with producers Will Ferrel, Adam McKay, and Funny or Die to create I Love You, America, a weekly talk show that focuses on the current political and emotional landscape of the country in hopes of finding common ground using Silverman’s unique comedic humor.
From the creator of Luther comes a riveting new drama about two detectives, partners, and enemies who seek to enforce the law and protect their loved ones in a world that every day slips closer to certain destruction. The two cops stand on different ends of the social and moral spectrum, but they must somehow learn to work together if they’re going to survive until the end of the world.
From the creator of House of Cards comes The First, a groundbreaking series about the exploration of Mars.
Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Lawrence Wright, The Looming Tower traces the rising threat of Osama Bin Laden and Al-Qaeda, and takes a controversial look at how the rivalry between the CIA and FBI may have inadvertently set the stage for the tragedy of 9/11 and the war in Iraq.
The Mindy Project
The Mindy Project stars Mindy Kaling as a skilled OB/GYN navigating the tricky waters of both her personal and professional lives. In this single-camera comedy, Mindy pursues her dreams of becoming the perfect woman, finding the perfect man, and getting her perfect romantic comedy ending.
National Treasure is a four-part 2016 British television drama centered around Paul Finchley, a television comedian accused of raping a 15-year-old girl several years earlier. Julie Walters plays his wife Marie, and Andrea Riseborough plays his daughter Dee. The drama is inspired by Operation Yewtree, a police operation that resulted in the prosecution of a number of veteran TV performers.
Based on the stories of real women and set against the backdrop of 18th century Georgian London, Harlots is a powerful family drama offering a brand new take on the city’s most valuable commercial activity – sex. Acclaimed actresses Samantha Morton (Rillington Place, The Last Panther, Cider with Rosie) and Jessica Brown Findlay (Victor Frankenstein, The Outcast, Downton Abbey), are set to star in the series.
From the Academy Award®-nominated Director of Up in the Air and Juno comes Casual, a Golden Globe®-nominated comedy series about a bachelor brother and his newly divorced sister living under one roof again. Together, they coach each other through the crazy world of dating while raising her teenage daughter. Created by Zander Lehmann, Casual is Executive Produced by Jason Reitman, Zander Lehmann, Helen Estabrook, and Liz Tigelaar.
Based on the novel by Kem Nunn, Chance is a provocative psychological thriller that focuses on a forensic neuropsychiatrist who reluctantly gets sucked into a violent and dangerous world of mistaken identity, police corruption, and mental illness. Golden Globe®-winning actor, Hugh Laurie (Veep, House) will star as Eldon Chance, a San Francisco-based forensic neuropsychiatrist.
A janitor by day/world-ranked gamer by night is tasked with preventing the extinction of humanity after mysterious visitors from the future proclaim him the key to defeating the imminent super-race invasion. Directed by Evan Goldberg and Seth Rogen.
Shut Eye takes a darkly comedic look at the underground world of Los Angeles storefront psychics and the organized crime syndicate that runs them. Shut Eye will star Jeffrey Donovan (Burn Notice) and is executive produced by creator/showrunner Les Bohem (Extant, Taken) and Gran Via Productions’ Mark Johnson and Melissa Bernstein (Breaking Bad).
Hulu’s Originals team isn’t playing by the traditional rules of TV development.