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      • Ruthless Action Set Up Thriller Written by John Swetnam
        When a legendary retired assassin is diagnosed with terminal brain cancer, she must return to the life she left behind and complete one final job in order to secure a future for her young daughter. Think a female John Wick. Or more accurately, think a female who could kick John Wick’s ass.
        Market February 14, 2017    Sold February 16, 2017
        Director Brad Peyton
        Producer Matti Leshem, Lynn Harris, Tripp Vinson, Jeff Fierson
        Agent David Boxerbaum (Paradigm)
        Manager Michael Botti (Industry Entertainment)
        Financier Amblin Partners
        2-16-2017 Amblin won in an auction and sale price was mid to high six figures.
      • The Kingbreaker Drama Available Written by Andrew Bozalis & Derek Mether
        Under wraps but said to be in the vein of The Accountant and Lord of War.
        Market February 10, 2017
        Agent Adrian Garcia (Paradigm)
        Manager Eric Williams (Zero Gravity)
      • Haldane No Agent Sci-Fi Available Written by James Hutchinson
        Described as a cross between Sherlock Holmes and Under the Skin, the story is set in Victorian-era England where a geologist has his life torn apart when he discovers a crystal artifact that grants him incredible powers, sending him on a chase to discover its unearthly origin.
        Market February 10, 2017
        Manager Kailey Marsh (Kailey Marsh Media)
      • The New Neighbors Set Up Thriller Written by David Schickler
        Story follows a couple who move into an affluent suburban community only to discover that their neighborhood is filled with dirty secrets.
        Market February 9, 2017    Sold February 9, 2017
        Director Lesley Headland
        Producer Matt Berenson, Lee Stollman, Ellen Goldsmith-Vein
        Agent David Kopple (CAA)
        Manager Ellen Goldsmith-Vein (The Gotham Group)
        Studio STX Entertainment
        Revisions by Allison Burnett (Ask Me Anything, Gone) and Leslye Headland (The Bachelorette)
      • Harriet Drama Set Up Written by Gregory Allen Howard
        A biopic of famed abolitionist Harriet Tubman, the American hero who escaped the shackles of slavery and subsequently helped free others from servitude through a channel of safe houses and secret routes known as the Underground Railroad. She also served as a spy for the Union during the Civil War and fought for women’s right to vote.
        Market February 8, 2017
        Actor Cynthia Erivo
        Manager  (The Gotham Group)
        Agent  (WME)
        Production Macro, New Balloon, Stay Gold Features
        Charles D. King, Daniela Taplin Lundberg, Debra Martin Chase, Gregory Allen Howard, Kim Roth attached as producers. Bill Benenson, Elizabeth Koch, Kristina Kendall, Nnamdi Asomugha, Poppy Hanks attached as Executive Producers.
      • The Master's Will Drama No Agent Available Written by James Potts & Serita Stevens
        Based on real events. In a post-Civil War South, three black women are in for the fight of their lives as they strive for justice and their rightful inheritance after their master is murdered.
        Market February 8, 2017
        Manager Italia Gandolfo (Gandolfo Helin & Fountain Literary Management)
      • Murder Me Comedy No Agent Available Written by David H. Luz
        A depressed artist orders a hit on himself, then his entire life turns around and he has to figure out how to stop his determined assassin from closing the deal.
        Market February 8, 2017
        Manager Kathy Muroviov (The Muroviov Company)

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      • Boy Black List Hit List Produced Set Up 2015 Written by Mattson Tomlin
        24 hours ago
        A teenage boy is born with special abilities and spends his childhood switching names and cities in orderto keep his identity hidden. When he loses control and accidentally kills his father, he and his mother haveto go on the run
        Market June 1, 2015    Sold May 12, 2016
        Actor Noomi Rapace
        Director Jonas Arnby
        Producer Brian Kavanaugh-Jones, Ben Pugh, Leon Clarance
        Manager Zac Frognowski (Grandview)
        Agent Ida Ziniti, Jay Baker, Pete Stein (CAA)
        Production Automatik, 42
        Financier Motion Picture Capital
        Sales Agent Lotus
      • My Friend Dahmer Black List Drama 2014 Available Written by Marc Meyers
        7 days ago
        Based on the acclaimed graphic novel by John Backderf, Jeffrey Dahmer struggles with a difficult family life as a young boy and during his teenage years he slowly transforms, edging closer to the serial killer he becomes.
        Market December 15, 2014
        Producer Marc Meyers, Jody Girgenti, Adam Goldworm
        Manager Adam Goldworm (Aperture)
        Production IBID Filmworks, Aperture
      • Layla Black List Drama Set Up Written by Derek Weissbein
        9 days ago
        Based on the lives and times of Eric Clapton, George Harrison, and Pattie Boyde.
        Market February 8, 2016    Sold May 17, 2016
        Producer David Newman, Keith Merryman
        Executive Julie Yorn, John Lesher, Sean Murphy
        Agent Adam Perry (APA)
        Manager Adam Riback (Echo Lake)
        Production LBI
      • Smoke On The Water Action Set Up Written by Trey Callaway & Rick Parks
        130 days ago
        Kept under wraps, but the story is set in the world of offshore boat racing, open water drug smuggling and the U.S. Coast Guard–exploring the “nautical narcotic highway” from Cuba to Key West.
        Market January 11, 2016    Sold February 5, 2016
        Producer Basil Iwanyk, Ken Kubena
        Manager Rick Lefitz (Rain Management Group), Justin Silvera (Silvera Management)
        Agent  (CAA)
        Production LINK Entertainment
        Financier Thunder Road
      • The New Favorite Comedy No Agent 2015 Available Written by Ben Bolea
        140 days ago
        In the vein of Meet The Parents – A well-intentioned iTunes executive who’s planning to propose to the love of his life, clashes with her legendary rock star father who refuses to go digital with his music, and her sister’s boyfriend, who has become the new favorite future son-in-law, over a weekend that spirals into a comedic rivalry.
        Market February 17, 2015
        Agent Adam Riback (Management 360)

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      • Rise Of The Unusuals Action Scouted Available Unrepped 76.9 Written by James Connor
        After seeing his best friend killed by a shapeshifting superhuman, a wounded former Navy Seal is lead to a mysterious yoga ashram who has ties to this deadly assassin, and uses their training to overcome his physical disabilities and gains superpowers himself.
      • Kashmiriyat (aka The Infidel) Drama Scouted Available Unrepped 80.8 Written by Ashish Mehta
        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.
      • The Thinker Arises Action Drama Scouted Available Unrepped 75.1 Written by Jonathan Edward Young
        Paris, 1887. A street tough battles his way to fame and inspires the world’s most famous sculpture, but must choose between his glamorous new life or saving the poor he left behind from extermination.
      • State Of Love And Dodge Scouted Available Unrepped 75 Written by Louis Palma
        A consummate freeloader has to see his favorite band headline a sold-out concert in Seattle, but his ride is suicidal and the tickets are in the hands of the last thing he needs.
      • Requited Drama Scouted Available Unrepped 75.4 Written by Bill Johnston
        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.
      • Bonds Of Betrayal - 2016 Scouted Thriller Available Unrepped 78.9 Written by Dimitra Demetriades
        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 No Agent Scouted Set Up Thriller 77.8 Written by Matt Sinnreich
        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.
        Market October 13, 2015    Sold March 15, 2016
        Director Matt Sinnreich
        Producer Douglas Banker, Marina Bespalov, Moshe Diamant, Bernie Gewissler, Michael Tadross Jr., Brooklyn Weaver, Danny Roth
        Manager Brooklyn Weaver (Energy)
        Production Tadross Media Group, Parkside Pictures
        Financier Aldamisa
      • Party Comedy Scouted Available Unrepped 76.8 Written by Louis Palma
        An oppressed man desperate to party reunites with his old school buddies for an epic night only to find their personal growth stands between him and scoring drugs and alcohol.
      • White Hot Babyface Comedy Scouted Available Unrepped 80.1 Written by Andrew Rose
        Set in the bizarro world of 1970s professional wrestling, highbrow meets lowbrow when a fledgling wrestler, to save his job, secretly enlists the aid of a once revered method acting teacher.
      • Bonds Of Betrayal  - New Draft 9-2015 Scouted Thriller Available Unrepped 76.1 Written by Dimitra Demetriades
        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.