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Peacock Announces New James Wan and Simu Liu Series

The untitled series was announced alongside Devil in Disguise: John Wayne Gacy, All Her Fault, Mr. Throwback, Love Undercover, Love Island USA S6, and Queens Court S2. 

By Peacock Staff
Simu Liu for the People's Choice Awards

Today at NBCUniversal’s TCA presentation, Peacock announced seven new projects headed to the streamer soon. Whether you’ve come to Peacock to stream reality TV, mockumentary comedies, or true-crime thrillers, there’s bound to be something here you’ll love.

Scripted shows announced:

Untitled James Wan/Simu Liu Series

Five minutes in the future, a first-generation-American intelligence analyst Alexander Hale realizes his brain has been hacked, giving the perpetrators access to everything he sees and hears. Caught between his shadowy agency and the unknown hackers, he must maintain a performance 24/7 to flush out who’s responsible and prove where his allegiance lies.

Creator / Writer / Executive Producer: Thomas Brandon (Legacies

Executive Producer / Star: Simu Liu (Barbie, Marvel’s Shang Chi

Executive Producer: James Wan (The Conjuring Universe, Archive 81, M3GAN), Michael Clear (Archive 81, Swamp Thing, M3GAN) and Rob Hackett (Archive 81, I Know What You Did Last Summer) for Atomic Monster.  Danielle Bozzone will oversee for Atomic Monster.    

Studio: UCP, a division of Universal Studio Group 

Format: Espionage Techno-Thriller 

Devil in Disguise: John Wayne Gacy

Devil In Disguise: John Wayne Gacy peels back the twisted layers of John Wayne Gacy's life while weaving in the heartrending stories of his mostly gay victims; exploring the grief, guilt, and trauma of their families and friends; and exposing the systemic failures, missed opportunities and societal prejudices that fueled his reign of terror.  This is a scripted, dramatized series inspired by the 2021 Peacock docuseries produced by NBC News Studios: John Wayne Gacy: Devil in Disguise

Showrunner / Writer / Executive Producer: Patrick Macmanus (Dr. Death, The Girl From Plainville)   

Executive Producers: Littleton Road Productions, Kelly Funke, NBC News Studios, Noah Oppenheim and Liz Cole 

Format: Limited drama series   

All Her Fault

Set in Chicago, Marissa Irvine arrives at 14 Arthur Avenue, expecting to pick up her young son Milo from his first playdate with a boy at his new school. But the woman who answers the door isn't a mother she recognizes. She isn't the nanny. She doesn't have Milo. And so begins every parent's worst nightmare. 

Writer / Creator / Executive Producer: Megan Gallagher (Wolf, Suspicion

Executive Producers: Gareth Neame, Nigel Marchant and Joanna Strevens for Carnival (The Day of the Jackal, Downton Abbey, The Last Kingdom

Based on the Novel By / Associate Producer: Andrea Mara (All Her Fault

Format: Suburban-Thriller Limited Series  

Mr. Throwback 

A down-on-his-luck memorabilia dealer looks for redemption by reuniting with his sixth-grade teammate, NBA legend Steph Curry. 

Writer / Executive Producer: David Caspe (Happy Endings, Black Monday)  

Writer / Executive Producer: Matthew Libman and Daniel Libman (Happy Endings, Champaign ILL

Executive Producer / Star: Stephen Curry 

Executive Producer / Star: Adam Pally (Knuckles, Happy Endings

Executive Producer: Erick Peyton 

Format: Comedy 

Unscripted shows announced: 

Love Undercover 

Today's athletes are megastars with extreme wealth, giant fandoms, and lavish lifestyles. You could even call them royalty. And naturally, with any royal story, a fairytale is never too far away. Love Undercover is a modern-day fairytale meets buddy comedy about a small group of international soccer stars who come to the United States on a secret quest for true love. We'll follow them on an epic journey filled with drama, heartbreak and self-discovery. Can they win over the ladies without their fame and fortune? And will any of them fall for an American princess before returning to the global stage? For these men, finding love is the #1 goal. 

Love Island USA (S6)

Peacock Original Love Island USA features a group of sexy singles on a search for love in a beautiful villa. Throughout their stay in a tropical oasis, Islanders will couple up to face brand new heart-racing challenges and bigger twists and turns than ever before. Temptations will rise and drama will ensue as new “bombshells” arrive, forcing Islanders to decide if they want to remain with their current partners or recouple with someone new.   

Stream Love Island USA S4 and S5

Queens Court (S2)

Queens Court is back with three new celebrity queens who embark on a journey of a lifetime to find their King by dating 22 confident, successful men. Guided by Hollywood “couple goals” hosts, Holly Robinson Peete and Rodney Peete, the Queens must let go of past heartbreak, embrace new connections, and find a man worthy of sharing their throne! 

Stream Queens Court S1

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