The hot box will be heating up in the next few months with a sleight of new television shows. From 2015 to 2016, there will be a number of new and inventive TV shows hitting the idiot box and among the new television shows on offer, these few are arguably some that you should look out for.
X-FILES REBOOT GETS JANUARY 2016 AIRDATE
The upcoming X-Files series reboot is heading to TV screens in January 2016. The series will reunite Gillian Anderson and David Duchovny who will star as Dana Scully and Fox Mulder respectively. The series, which still remains untitled, will begin filming in June and will feature original series creator, Chris Carter as executive producer.“[It’s like coming back from] a 13-year commercial break,” said Carter. “The good news is the world has only gotten that much stranger, a perfect time to tell these six stories.” The six-part series will debut following the NFC Championship game, which should help with the viewership numbers.
WESLEY SNIPES GOES TO TV
After his return to acting following his incarceration, Wesley Snipes has been relatively quiet in front of the camera with only a role in Expendables 3 as his major role. Now though it seems the actor is turning his fortunes onto television with a new television show at NBC. Snipes will star in The Player, portraying a leader of a group who tries to stop major crimes in their tracks before they even happen.
MINORITY REPORT COMPLETED
Steven Spielberg and Tom Cruise made Minority Report an international blockbuster and now the franchise is coming to television. The Minority Report series, which stars Stark Sands, Meagan Good and Laura Regan follows the unlikely partnership between a man haunted by the future and a cop haunted by her past, as they race to stop the worst crimes of the year 2065 before they happen. Set in Washington, D.C., it is 10 years after the demise of Precrime, a law enforcement agency tasked with identifying and eliminating criminals…before their crimes were committed.
FRANKENSTEIN THE COP
Mary Shelley’s classic tale of Frankenstein gets reimagined for the small screen with a modern twist. The Frankenstein Code revolves around a mid-70s L.A. County Sheriff who is brought back to life by a pair of billionaire tech-geniuses as a younger version of himself, with physical abilities of which he never dreamed off. The re-animated lawman is given a second chance at life and a chance to right the wrongs of his former life.
THE DEVIL COMES TO LOS ANGELES
FOX is resting its fortunes on a Vertigo comic series developed for the small screen with Lucifer. As the title suggests, the series zeroes in on the devil himself as he vacates his position in hell and moves to Los Angeles. Enjoying his retirement as an owner of a hot hip new nightclub, Lucifer suddenly finds himself struggling with a moral compass from within after a beautiful pop star is brutally murdered outside of his club. He also soon has to contend with the arrival of the angel Amenadiel who tries to convince the prince of darkness to return to the underworld.