Taylor Sheridan’s ‘Landman,’ ‘The Day of the Jackal’ Starring Eddie Redmayne Lead SkyShowtime’s Upcoming Content Slate (EXCLUSIVE)

SkyShowtime has revealed its upcoming content slate for 2024 and beyond, including the anticipated new series “Landman” from Taylor Sheridan and “The Day of the Jackal” starring Eddie Redmayne

Published Time: 03.06.2024 - 11:31:28 Modified Time: 03.06.2024 - 11:31:28

SkyShowtime has revealed its upcoming content slate for 2024 and beyond, including the anticipated new series “Landman” from Taylor Sheridan and “The Day of the Jackal” starring Eddie Redmayne.

“Landman,” starring Billy Bob Thornton and Demi Moore and described as a “modern-day tale of fortune seeking in the world of oil rigs,” is coming exclusively to the European streaming service later this year. Meanwhile “The Day of the Jackal,” which also stars Lashana Lynch, is a 10-part series adaptation based on Frederick Forsyth’s novel and the subsequent 1973 film that follows a lone assassin (Redmayne) and the MI6 agent (Lynch) determined to hunt him down. The streaming date for “The Day of the Jackal” has yet to be announced.

Elsewhere on the lineup is “The Donovans,” a 10-part drama loosely based on the hit series “Ray Donovan” directed by Guy Ritchie; original documentary “Schmeichel,” about Danish football star Peter Schmeichel; Kevin Macdonald’s sports doc “Klitschko: More Than a Fight,” following former heavyweight boxing champion Vitali Klitschko’s journey from the ring to the political arena; the original Spanish series “Las Pelotaris 1926” and “Mamen Mayo.”

Returning favorites will include new seasons of the “Frasier” reboot, “Funny Woman,” “Poker Face,” “Tulsa King,” “Lioness” and “Yellowstone.” SkyShowtime will also add new movies to its library, including “Bob Marley: One Love,” “Mean Girls,” “Migration” and “The Holdovers.”

“SkyShowtime is very excited to share the strong lineup of new originals, exclusive series and blockbuster hits coming to the service in 2024 and beyond,” SkyShowtime CEO Monty Sarhan said in a statement. “We continue to represent the best of Hollywood to our members, with star-studded titles such as ‘Landman’ and ‘The Day of the Jackal’ on their way, in addition to new seasons of audience favorites such as ‘Yellowstone’ S5B and ‘Frasier.’ We are also proud to announce new SkyShowtime original series ‘Las Pelotaris 1926,’ ‘Mamen Mayo’ and documentary ‘Schmeichel,’ reinforcing our commitment to delivering a premium selection of both local and international entertainment to our members across Europe.”

See the full lineup with premiere dates below.

“Bob Marley: One Love”: July 25 (Portugal), Aug. 6 (Nordics, CEE + Poland, Spain), Aug. 10 (Netherlands)

Celebrate the life and music of an icon who inspired generations through his message of love, peace and unity. In this powerful and uplifting film, discover Bob Marley’s incredible story of overcoming adversity and the journey behind his revolutionary music that changed the world.“Bob Marley: One Love”stars Kingsley Ben-Adir, Lashana Lynch and James Norton.

“Frasier” (S2): TBA

Season 2 of “Frasier” will continue to film in front of a live studio audience at Paramount Studios in Los Angeles. The series follows Frasier Crane (Kelsey Grammer) in the next chapter of his life after he returns to Boston to face new challenges, forge new relationships and – with hope – finally fulfill an old dream or two. In addition to Grammer, the series stars Jack Cutmore-Scott as Freddy, Frasier’s son; Nicholas Lyndhurst as Alan, Frasier’s old college buddy turned university professor; Toks Olagundoye as Olivia, Alan’s colleague and head of the university’s psychology department; Jess Salgueiro as Eve, Freddy’s roommate; and Anders Keith as David, Frasier’s nephew.

“Funny Woman” (S2): 2024

The second season of“Funny Woman”finds Sophie on a high. She is the nation’s favorite TV comedy star; she’s got a group of good friends and her romance with Dennis is full of promise. But trouble is just round the corner: Dennis’s divorce will take three years; Sophie’s new sitcom flops and she uncovers a devastating family secret.Sophie escapes the turmoil by taking a leading role in a film opposite a glamorous French movie heart-throb. The film is a hit and Sophie’s slick new U.S. agent offers her a fresh start in Hollywood… Series two sees Gemma Arterton return as charismatic comedian Sophie Straw alongside Steve Zissis, Marcus Rutherford, Tim Key, Gemma Whelan and Roisin Conaty.

“Klitschko: More Than a Fight”: 2024

Klitschko: More Than a Fight,”directed by acclaimed filmmaker Kevin Macdonald, offers viewers unprecedented access to former heavyweight boxing world champion Vitali Klitschko, along with his brother Wladimir, who together dominated the sport for more than a decade. Now the longest serving Mayor of Kyiv, this feature-length documentary charts Vitali’s journey from the ring to political office, ultimately leading the defense of the capital when it was attacked by Russian forces in February 2022.

“Landman”: 2024

Set in the proverbial boomtowns of West Texas,“Landman”is a modern-day tale of fortune seeking in the world of oil rigs. Co-created by Oscar nominee Taylor Sheridan and Christian Wallace, the series is based on the notable 11-part podcast “Boomtown” and is an upstairs/downstairs story of roughnecks and wildcat billionaires fueling a boom so big, it’s reshaping our climate, our economy and our geopolitics. The series stars Billy Bob Thornton, Demi Moore, Jon Hamm, Ali Larter, Michelle Randolph, Jacob Lofland, Kayla Wallace, James Jordan, Mark Collie and Paulina Chávez.

“Mamen Mayo”: TBA

SkyShowtime original series “Mamen Mayo” is a mockumentary series which combines dark comedy with family drama. Each episode will follow inheritance mediator Mamen Mayo and her law firm “Mediaciones Mayo” as she attempts to resolve the conflicts of interest within families entangled in inheritance disputes.

“Las Pelotaris 1926”: July 5

Created by Marc Cistaré, “Las Pelotaris 1926” is a SkyShowtime original series that follows Chelo, Idoia and Itzi — three female pelota vasca players who are struggling to achieve their dreams in the 1920s. These successful professional sportswomen will face the consequences of breaking the mold in a world where ambition and freedom are not an option for women. Alongside Mexican actress Zuria Vega and Spanish actresses Claudia Salas and María de Nati, the series stars David Chocarro and Marco de la O, Vicente Tamayo, Héctor Kotsifakis and Antonio Gaona in leading roles. Additional cast includes Colombian actress Viviana Serna, Spanish actresses Alex Onieva, Krista Aroca and Eva Rubio, and Spanish actors Jesús Castejón and Peter Vives, alongside the veteran Mexican actor Eligio Menéndez.

“Lioness” (S2): TBA

From Oscar-nominated screenwriter Taylor Sheridan, “Lioness” is based on a real-life program -

and follows Cruz Manuelos (Laysla De Oliveira), a rough-around-the-edges but passionate young Marine recruited to join the Lioness Engagement Team to help bring down a terrorist organization from within. Zoe Saldaña will play Joe, the station chief of the Lioness program tasked with training, managing and leading her female undercover operatives.

“Mean Girls”: June 21 (Portugal), June 25 (Netherlands), June 26 (Nordics and Spain), Aug. 28 (CEE)

From the comedic mind of Tina Fey comes a new twist on the modern classic, “Mean Girls” — the hit theatrical musical comedy based on the Tony Award-nominated Broadway musical of the same name. New student Cady Heron is welcomed into the top of the social food chain by the elite group of popular girls called “The Plastics,” ruled by the conniving queen bee Regina George and her minions Gretchen and Karen. However, when Cady makes the major misstep of falling for Regina’s ex-boyfriend Aaron Samuels, she finds herself prey in Regina’s crosshairs. As Cady sets to take down the group’s apex predator with the help of her outcast friends Janis and Damian, she must learn how to stay true to herself while navigating the most cutthroat jungle of all: high school.

“Migration”: TBA

Migration” is an action-packed new original comedy from Illumination. The Mallard family is in a bit of rut. While dad Mack is content to keep his family safe paddling around their New England pond forever, mom Pam is eager to shake things up and show their kids — teen son Dax and duckling daughter Gwen — the whole wide world. After a migrating duck family alights on their pond with thrilling tales of far-flung places, Pam persuades Mack to embark on a family trip, via New York City, to tropical Jamaica. As the Mallards make their way South for the winter, their well-laid plans quickly go awry. The experience will inspire them to expand their horizons, open themselves up to new friends and accomplish more than they ever thought possible, while teaching them more about each other — and themselves — than they ever imagined.

“Poker Face” (S2): TBA

SkyShowtime original series “Poker Face” stars Emmy-nominated Natasha Lyonne as Charlie, who has an extraordinary ability to determine when someone is lying. She hits the road with her Plymouth Barracuda and, with every stop, encounters a new cast of characters and strange crimes she can’t help but solve.

“The Day of the Jackal”: TBA

This contemporary reimagining of the iconic thriller stars Academy, Tony and BAFTA award-winner Eddie Redmayne as The Jackal, an unrivaled and highly elusive lone assassin, and Lashana Lynch as Bianca, a tenacious MI6 agent in a relentless, global pursuit to catch him. Úrsula Corberó, star of global hit series “La Casa De Papel” (“Money Heist”), stars in the series as Nuria, someone at the heart of The Jackal’s personal life, entirely unaware of who he truly is. Other stellar cast include Charles Dance featuring in the role of Timothy Winthrop, Richard Dormer as Norman, Chukwudi Iwuji as Osita Halcrow, Lia Williams as Isabel Kirby, Khalid Abdalla as Ulle Dag Charles, Eleanor Matsuura as Zina Jansone, Jonjo O’Neill as Edward Carver and Sule Rimi as Paul Pullman. The 10-part adaptation is based on the seminal novel by Frederick Forsyth and subsequent award-winning 1973 film from Universal Pictures.

“The Donovans”: TBA

With the most powerful clients in Europe, The Donovans will see family fortunes and reputations at risk, odd alliances unfold, and betrayal around every corner; and while the family might be London’s most elite fixers today, the nature of their business means there is no guarantee what’s in store tomorrow.

“The Holdovers”: TBA

The powerful story of the unlikely bond formed by a rebellious student, a notoriously disliked professor and the school’s head chef as they are the only ones left on-campus for Christmas break, helping each other understand that they are not beholden to their past. This heartwarming film stars Golden Globe winner Paul Giamatti, Academy Award winner Da’Vine Joy Randolph and newcomer Dominic Sessa.

“Schmeichel”: TBA

A giant of football – Danish goalkeeper Peter Schmeichel is the most decorated goalkeeper in Premier League history and one of the greatest goalkeepers of all time. Part of the remarkable Danish underdog team who won the Euros in 1992, he went on to become a rock for Manchester United during their most successful era under the leadership of Sir Alex Ferguson. Documentary “Schmeichel” is an incredible family story about success, failure and redemption that will document the highs and lows of his astonishing 22-year career. “Schmeichel” is directed by Owen Davies, with Simon Lazenby and Victoria Barrell from Sylver Entertainment as producers and with Dogwoof serving as executive producers.

“Śleboda”: TBA

“Śleboda” is the first locally commissioned SkyShowtime original production created for Polish audiences. The SkyShowtime original series is based on the first part of the critically acclaimed series of crime novels by Małgorzata Fugiel-Kuźmińska and Michał Kuźmiński and will be produced by Magdalena Szwedkowicz and directed by Michał Gazda.

“Tulsa King” (S2): 2024

The series — created and executive produced by Oscar-nominated screenwriter Taylor Sheridan — follows New York mafia capo Dwight “The General” Manfredi, just after he is released from prison after 25 years and is unceremoniously exiled by his boss to set up shop in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Realizing that his mob family may not have his best interests in mind, Dwight slowly builds a crew from a group of unlikely characters to help him establish a new criminal empire in a place that to him might as well be another planet. Season 1 recurring stars Annabella Sciorra and Tatiana Zappardino have been upped to series regulars for the second season, alongside an incredible ensemble cast that includes Andrea Savage, Martin Starr, Max Casella, Domenick Lombardozzi, Vincent Piazza and Jay Will, with Garrett Hedlund and Dana Delany.

“Yellowstone” (S5B): November

Yellowstone” chronicles the Dutton family, who controls the largest contiguous cattle ranch in the United States. Amid shifting alliances, unsolved murders, open wounds and hard-earned respect – the ranch is in constant conflict with those it borders – an expanding town, an Indian reservation and vicious business rivalries. “Yellowstone” is co-created by Oscar-nominated screenwriter Taylor Sheridan and John Linson.

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