Following Fox's upfront television conference in New York City this afternoon, the network the network released the first trailers for its shows in the upcoming season.
Included in the 12 new shows that Fox announced was the revival of Prison Break, the new 24 spinoff series, Legacy, a television continuation of The Exorcist and an adaptation of Lethal Weapon. Collected here are the each of the four trailers, plus a description of each of the shows.
The first trailer is for 24: Legacy, which Fox is hyping as one of its biggest shows for the 2016-2017 season, can be seen above. The show follows Eric Carter, a military hero who returns home to the United States after fighting overseas. He stops a terrorist attack and is enlisted to help a longer counter-terrorism mission. Corey Hawkins, best known for his work in Straight Outta Compton, will play Carter. The show is set to premiere with a two-part event. The first part will air at 10 p.m. ET on Fox following the Super Bowl.
The second trailer, seen below, is for the television adaptation of Lethal Weapon. Based on the 1987 film of the same name, which starred Danny Glover and Mel Gibson, the show follows a young detective named Martin Riggs as he teams up with the more seasoned detective Roger Murtaugh in Los Angeles. The show will primarily focus on the two characters as they learn to trust one another while working the dangerous streets of L.A.
The third trailer is for the television continuation of The Exorcist. Based on William Friedkin's iconic movie from 1973, the show will follow two priests as they try to rid a family of the demonic spirit wreaking havoc on their lives. The show stars Alfonso Herrera (Sense 8), Ben Daniels (House of Cards) and Geena Davis (Thelma and Louise). The pilot will be directed by Rupert Wyatt, who also did Rise of the Planet of the Apes.
The last trailer is for the new Prison Break series, which will see the return of original stars Wentworth Miller and Dominic Purcell. The show will focus on their relationship as brothers Michael Scofield and Lincoln Burrows following the events of the original series. And yes, there will be a new prison to break out of.