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[06/26/18 - 11:45 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, June 26
Updates include: Jeremy Irons signs onto HBO's "Watchmen" pilot; Callie Thorne to star in Denis Leary's "Erase" at USA; and FOX looks to import puppet show "Les Guignols."

[06/07/18 - 11:07 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, June 7
Updates include: Greg Berlanti signs massive deal extension with Warner Bros. TV; Lizzy Caplan signs onto Apple's "Are You Sleeping"; and Netflix's "Messiah" rounds out its cast.

[05/04/18 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 4 - Odds & Ends
Updates include: Michelle Monaghan to lead Netflix's "Messiah"; David McCallum due back for season 16 of "NCIS"; and Laura Benanti to visit TV Land's "Younger."

[01/29/18 - 11:47 PM]
Development Update: Monday, January 29
Updates include: FOX greenlights two more pilots; Ernie Hudson cast in NBC's "Bad Boys" spin-off; and "The Four's" Charlie Walk faces sexual harassment allegations.

[11/16/17 - 10:22 AM]
Netflix Announces New Series "Messiah," From Creator Michael Petroni and Executive Producers Mark Burnett and Roma Downey
Netflix will bring the epic suspenseful drama exploring the lines among religion, faith and politics to its members around the globe in 2019.

[03/23/17 - 11:42 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 23
Updates include: Cinemax formally cancels "The Knick"; FOX shifts "Lucifer" episode order; and Amazon preps a trio of comedy pilots.







MESSIAH (NETFLIX)
Premieres in TBA 2019 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
???
STATUS:
new in 2018/2019 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (10 episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from Netflix's press release, November 2017) Netflix, the world's leading Internet entertainment service, will bring Messiah, an epic suspenseful drama exploring the lines among religion, faith and politics, to its members around the globe in 2019. Messiah will chronicle the modern world's reaction to a man who first appears in the Middle East creating a groundswell of followers around him claiming he is the Messiah. Is he sent from God or is he a dangerous fraud bent on dismantling the world's geopolitical order? In ten hour-long episodes, the story unfolds from multiple points of view, including a young CIA agent, an Israeli Shin Bet officer, a Latino preacher and his Texan daughter, a Palestinian refugee and the media, among others.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Barbara Eve Harris as Katherine Bailey
· Beau Bridges as Edmund DeGuilles
· Emily Kinney as Staci Hardwick
· Fares Landousil as Samir
· Iqbal Theba as Danny Kirmani
· Jackson Hurst as Jonah Hardwick
· Jane Adams as Miriam Keneally
· John Ortiz as Felix
· Mehdi Dehbi as Al Massih
· Melinda Page Hamilton as Anna Iguero
· Michelle Monaghan as Eva Geller
· Nicole Rose Scimeca as Raeah Hardwick
· Philip Baker Hall as Zelman Katz
· Sayyid El Alami as Jibril Medina
· Stefania LaVie Owen as Rebecca Iguero
· Tomer Sisley as Avrim Dahan
· Wil Traval as Will Mathers
CREW INFORMATION:
· Andrew Deane as EP
· James McTeigue as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Mark Burnett as EP
· Michael Petroni as CRTR/EP
· Roma Downey as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· MGM Television