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[01/15/22 - 10:59 AM]
Video: "The Man Who Fell to Earth" Official Teaser - Showtime
An alien who arrives on Earth at a turning point in human evolution and must confront his own past to determine our future.

[08/20/21 - 11:13 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 20
Updates include: Mike Richards steps down as new "Jeopardy!" host; Josh Duhamel signs onto NBC's "The Thing About Pam"; and OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network in talks to revive CBS's "All Rise."

[08/01/21 - 07:29 AM]
Alex Kurtzman Signs New Overall Deal with CBS Studios
Under this new deal, Secret Hideout will expand to include new executives for the growing slate of shows and development.

[04/30/21 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Friday, April 30
Updates include: Netflix's "The Last Kingdom" to end after five seasons; HBO Max orders "The Brothers Garcia" follow-up series; and Melissa Rauch to star in NBC's "Night Court" sequel.

[04/20/21 - 11:06 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, April 20
Updates include: Emilia Clarke latest on track to join Marvel Studios' "Secret Invasion"; Michael Cuesta, James Griffiths to helm ABC drama pilots; and Sonya Cassidy boards "The Man Who Fell to Earth" at Showtime.

[04/14/21 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, April 14
Updates include: Brittany O'Grady cast in ABC's "Epic"; Rob Delaney boards Showtime's "The Man Who Fell to Earth"; and Lisa Cholodenko to direct Hulu's "The Girl from Plainville."

[04/07/21 - 11:08 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, April 7
Updates include: CBS cancels "MacGyver" after five seasons; ABC nixes freshman game show "Don't"; and Nick Offerman signs onto Hulu's "Pam & Tommy."

[03/29/21 - 11:09 PM]
Development Update: Monday, March 29
Updates include: Starz cancels "American Gods" after three seasons; Amanda Seyfried to lead Hulu's "The Dropout"; and The CW's "All American: Homecoming" fills out cast.

[03/23/21 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 23
Updates include: Sherri Shepherd to star in ABC's "Black Don't Crack"; David Thewlis tapped for HBO's "Landscapers"; and Evan Peters to lead Netflix's "Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story."

[03/23/21 - 10:13 AM]
Oscar(R) Nominee Naomie Harris to Star in Showtime(R) Drama "The Man Who Fell to Earth"
Harris will play Justin Falls, a brilliant scientist and engineer who must conquer her own demons in the race to save two worlds.

[03/17/21 - 09:02 AM]
Showtime(R) to Exclusively Air "The Man Who Fell to Earth" Starring Oscar(R) Nominee Chiwetel Ejiofor
The series, which is moving to Showtime from ViacomCBS sibling Paramount+, is scheduled to begin production in London in April.

[03/03/21 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 3
Updates include: Eva Longoria to direct "The Gordita Chronicles" for HBO Max; AMC Studios opens writers' room for "Moonhaven"; and Pepi Sonuga latest cast in ABC's "Queens."

[02/24/21 - 04:47 PM]
ViacomCBS Unveils Comprehensive Streaming Strategy and Expansive Slate of Originals Headed to Paramount+
Paramount+ will feature a powerful combination of live sports, breaking news and a mountain of entertainment from ViacomCBS' portfolio of world-renowned brands and production studios, including BET, CBS, Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, Paramount Pictures and the Smithsonian Channel.

[02/05/21 - 10:00 AM]
Chiwetel Ejiofor to Star in Paramount+ Original Series "The Man Who Fell to Earth"
The project is based on the Walter Tevis novel of the same name and the iconic film starring David Bowie.

[07/30/20 - 05:00 AM]
ViacomCBS Debuts Expanded and Enhanced CBS All Access
More than 3,500 episodes across ViacomCBS' leading portfolio of entertainment brands will now be available on CBS All Access, including popular series from BET, Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, Smithsonian Channel and more.

[08/23/19 - 11:03 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 23
Updates include: Michael Shannon cast as Jerry Buss in HBO's "Showtime" pilot; Bisha K. Ali to pen "Ms. Marvel" at Disney+; and Jonny Umansky to bring "Serendipity" to NBC.

[08/01/19 - 11:12 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 1
Updates include: Jason Clarke to play Jerry West in HBO's "Showtime"; JoAnna Garcia Swisher signs onto Netflix's "Sweet Magnolias"; and Sean "Big Sean" Anderson rounds out cast of BET's "Twenties."

[08/01/19 - 03:41 PM]
CBS All Access Orders "The Man Who Fell to Earth" to Series
The series is based on the Walter Tevis novel of the same name and the iconic film starring David Bowie.







MAN WHO FELL TO EARTH, THE (SHOWTIME)
Premieres in Spring 2022 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
???
STATUS:
new this spring (yet to premiere)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (??? episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from Showtime's press release, March 2021) SHOWTIME announced today that the highly anticipated upcoming original drama series THE MAN WHO FELL TO EARTH - starring Oscar and Emmy(R) nominee and BAFTA(R) Award winner Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years a Slave, The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind) - will premiere exclusively on SHOWTIME in 2022. Alex Kurtzman and Jenny Lumet are writing and executive producing the series and with executive producer John Hlavin will serve as showrunners. Kurtzman will also direct multiple episodes of the series. Sarah Timberman, Carl Beverly and Heather Kadin are also executive producing. The series, which is moving to SHOWTIME from ViacomCBS sibling Paramount+, is scheduled to begin production in London in April. The announcement was made today by Gary Levine and Jana Winograde, Presidents of Entertainment, Showtime Networks Inc. Based on the Walter Tevis novel of the same name and the iconic film that starred David Bowie, THE MAN WHO FELL TO EARTH will follow a new alien character who arrives on Earth at a turning point in human evolution and must confront his own past to determine our future.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Annelle Olayele as Molly Falls
· Chiwetel Ejiofor as The Man Who Fell to Earth
· Clarke Peters as Josiah Falls
· Jimmi Simpson as Spencer Clay
· Joana Ribeiro as Lisa Dominguez
· Kate Mulgrew as Drew Finch
· Naomie Harris as Justin Falls
· Rob Delaney as Hatch Flood
· Sonya Cassidy as Edie Flood
CREW INFORMATION:
· Aaron Baiers as CO-EP
· Alex Kurtzman as CRTR/EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Carl Beverly as EP
· Heather Kadin as EP
· Jenny Lumet as CRTR/EP
· John Hlavin as EP
· Rola Bauer as EP
· Sarah Timberman as EP
· Tim Halkin as EP
· Walter Tevis as BOOK
GENRE(S):
· based on a feature film
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· CBS Studios
· Secret Hideout
· Tandem Productions
· Timberman-Beverly Productions