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The story follows superspy Sara Drake, who traded in her legendary career for a normal life eight years earlier and went completely off the grid. Forced back into action after a rogue special ops team murders her husband, Drake embarks on a bloody quest for vengeance that leads to the highest rungs of government, uncovering a secret that could shake the foundations of American democracy.
MarketJuly 28, 2016SoldAugust 4, 2016 ProducerJim Wedaa , Matt Berenson AgentChris Ridenhour (APA) ManagerJim Wedaa (Parallax Management) ProductionParallax Management FinancierSTX 8-5-2016 - There were multiple interested buyers, but STX came out on top. Matt Berenson (The Place Beyond the Pines) and Jim Wedaa (Mission to Mars) of Parallax Management are attached to produce Red Widow, a continuation of their relationship with STX. The duo previously served as producers on STX’s indie horror hit The Boy that debuted in North American January 22 and went on to bring in a worldwide take of $64M on a $10M budget.
A millennial who isn’t sure she is the marrying type has her relationship and commitment issues put to the test when she is invited to 15 weddings in the same goddamn year.
MarketJuly 22, 2016SoldAugust 4, 2016 AgentBlake Fronstin (WME) ManagerTom Drumm (Think Tank Management) FinancierLakeshore 8-5-2016 - Diego is executive story editor on ABC’s upcoming comedy series American Housewife and he previously worked on the writing staffs of Guys With Kids, Community, A to Z, and Cooper Barrett’s Guide To Surviving Life.
When the patriarch of a wealthy and powerful family passes away, his eldest son receives a secret inheritance that threatens to destroy his life and his family’s reputation… unless he can discover the truth and keep it buried.
MarketJuly 18, 2016 ManagerNick Leicht (The Green Room)
In World War II, untested combat pilot Jim Doolittle leads a crew of 80 men in 16 bombers on a daring mission to strike at Japan in retaliation for Pearl Harbor. After successfully hitting their targets, the planes crash in occupied China and the surviving pilots must evade enemy troops in the hope of escaping with their lives.
MarketJuly 15, 2016 ManagerJeff Portnoy (Bellevue), Mia Chang (Brio Entertainment) AgentValarie Phillips, David Boxerbaum, Adrian Garcia (Paradigm)
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When a man joins his estranged daughter on a mountain climb in an attempt to repair their relationship,
a tragic accident leaves them stranded hundreds of feet in the air; as a storm sets in, the two
must fight against the elements and terrifying heights in order to survive.
MarketJune 4, 2015SoldJune 12, 2015 ProducerAdam Kolbrenner, Jason Blum, Couper Samuelson, Robyn Meisinger AgentDavid Boxerbaum, Christopher Smith (Paradigm) ManagerAdam Kolbrenner, Ryan Cunningham (Madhouse) StudioUniversal ProductionBlumhouse, Madhouse Formerly, Michael De Luca was attached to produce.
After losing her husband and son to Islamist extremism in late 1980s Kashmir, a tough Kashmiri Muslim nurse decides to harbor and protect two wounded Indian army deserters on the run from their superiors and militants, placing her life in extreme jeopardy.
A former lawman turned lawyer uses his knowledge and courtroom experience to defend the last of his family against a ruthless land baron. When his violent past comes to light, he is forced to choose what he has become and what he once was in order to make thing right.
A grieving detective is tasked with solving the murder of a woman's ex husband, with their daughter as the prime suspect. As he goes deeper into the mystery, he discovers a connection between the case, and an accident that took the life of his former lover months ago.
Hunted is a contained thriller about a man who helps an isolated farm girl escape a clan of blood-thirsty religious zealots, only to discover the shocking reason why they’ve picked her as their sacrifice.
A troubled detective investigating the brutal murder of a young girl commits suicide. Six months later, her lover investigates the murder of a middle-aged man only to realize the two cases might be connected.
In the hopes of leaving his small town, an awkward pre-teen tackles a stock market contest with a prize of visiting Atlanta. When he chooses to invest in a company that competes with his father's business, the pre-teen faces winning the contest at the expense of his dad's job or never being able to visit Atlanta.