Amazon's pilots for fall 2015 include a Tig Notaro comedy and a Zelda Fitzgerald biopic
Amazon has announced its upcoming slate of fall TV pilots, which include a dark comedy loosely based on comedian Tig Notaro’s life, a biopic starring Christina Ricci as Zelda Fitzgerald, and a drama about an intelligence officer going undercover in the Midwest. See the full list below, and watch them when they debut on Amazon later this year.
Pacific Rim‘s Max Martini stars as Josiah “Edge” Hedges in this western, which is based on George G. Gilman’s book series of the same name and follows a onetime Union officer who’s now exploring the West as a cowboy looking for justice.
Stars: Max Martini, Ryan Kwanten, Yvonne Strahovski
Good Girls Revolt
A group of female researchers tries to bring the 1969 revolution into the change-resistant newsroom.
Stars: Genevieve Angelson, Anna Camp, Erin Darke, Chris Diamantopoulos, Hunter Parrish, Jim Belushi, Joy Bryant, Grace Gummer
The title character in this comedy has a circle of imaginary celebritiy friends, something that concerns his parents, who want him to get psychiatrist help.
Stars: Lewis Pullman, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Chris Parnell, Curtis Armstrong
Comedian Tig Notaro’s story of her mom’s sudden death and her own health problems will come to life in this dark comedy, which will feature Notaro playing a version of herself who goes home to Mississippi to figure out how to deal with life without her mother.
Stars: Tig Notaro, Noah Harpster, John Rothman, Casey Wilson
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An intelligence officer goes undercover as an employee at a Midwestern industrial piping firm in an attempt to prevent Iran from going nuclear, all while struggling with PTSD and fighting obstacles from the government.
Stars: Michael Dorman, Terry O’Quinn, Michael Chernus, Kathleen Munroe, Aliette Opheim, Kurtwood Smith
This series follows Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald — a writer, dancer, and eventual wife of F. Scott Fitzgerald — and the turbulent, party-filled life she leads as a celebrity in the Jazz Age.
Stars: Christina Ricci, Gavin Stenhouse