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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.
MarketFebruary 14, 2017SoldFebruary 16, 2017 DirectorBrad Peyton ProducerMatti Leshem, Lynn Harris, Tripp Vinson, Jeff Fierson AgentDavid Boxerbaum (Paradigm) ManagerMichael Botti (Industry Entertainment) FinancierAmblin Partners 2-16-2017 Amblin won in an auction and sale price was mid to high six figures.
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.
Story follows a couple who move into an affluent suburban community only to discover that their neighborhood is filled with dirty secrets.
MarketFebruary 9, 2017SoldFebruary 9, 2017 DirectorLesley Headland ProducerMatt Berenson, Lee Stollman, Ellen Goldsmith-Vein AgentDavid Kopple (CAA) ManagerEllen Goldsmith-Vein (The Gotham Group) StudioSTX Entertainment Revisions by Allison Burnett (Ask Me Anything, Gone) and Leslye Headland (The Bachelorette)
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.
MarketFebruary 8, 2017 ActorCynthia Erivo Manager (The Gotham Group) Agent (WME) ProductionMacro, 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.
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
MarketJune 1, 2015SoldMay 12, 2016 ActorNoomi Rapace DirectorJonas Arnby ProducerBrian Kavanaugh-Jones, Ben Pugh, Leon Clarance ManagerZac Frognowski (Grandview) AgentIda Ziniti, Jay Baker, Pete Stein (CAA) ProductionAutomatik, 42 FinancierMotion Picture Capital Sales AgentLotus
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.
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.
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.
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.