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      • Life Itself Drama Set Up Written by Dan Fogelman
        A love story that interweaves various multi-generational characters whose lives are interconnected through the decades from New York to the Spanish countryside.
        Market August 2, 2016    Sold August 16, 2016
        Director Dan Fogelman
        Producer Marty Bowen, Wyck Godfrey
        Agent Danny Greenberg (WME)
        Manager Eryn Brown (Management 360)
        Financier FilmNation
        Production Temple Hill
      • Red Widow Set Up Thriller Written by Matthew Altman & David Matalon
        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.
        Market July 28, 2016    Sold August 4, 2016
        Producer Jim Wedaa , Matt Berenson
        Agent Chris Ridenhour (APA)
        Manager Jim Wedaa (Parallax Management)
        Production Parallax Management
        Financier STX
        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.
      • The Wedding Year Rom-Com Set Up Written by Donald Diego
        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.
        Market July 22, 2016    Sold August 4, 2016
        Agent Blake Fronstin (WME)
        Manager Tom Drumm (Think Tank Management)
        Financier Lakeshore
        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.
      • My Friend Is An Asshole Comedy No Agent Available Written by Brian Diamond & Brian Lee
        Story details are being kept under wraps, but being pitched as The Spectacular Now meets Forgetting Sarah Marshall.
        Market July 21, 2016
        Manager Sidney Sherman (Rosa Entertainment)
      • Inheritance Drama No Agent Thriller Available Written by Matthew Kennedy
        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.
        Market July 18, 2016
        Manager Nick Leicht (The Green Room)
      • Genesis (baldwin) Action Sci-Fi Thriller Available Written by Andrew Baldwin
        Kept under wraps.
        Market July 15, 2016
        Manager Bard Dorros, David Kanter (Anonymous Content)
        Agent Ann Blanchard, Jay Baker, John Garvey (CAA)
      • Target Tokyo Action Thriller Available Written by Evan Kilgore & Samuel Franco
        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.
        Market July 15, 2016
        Manager Jeff Portnoy (Bellevue), Mia Chang (Brio Entertainment)
        Agent Valarie Phillips, David Boxerbaum, Adrian Garcia (Paradigm)

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      • Do No Harm Black List Drama Hit List Set Up 2015 Thriller Written by Julia Cox
        4 hours ago
        An ambitious surgeon’s life takes a dangerous turn when she indulges in an affair with a doctor whose god complex challenges her own.
        Market November 3, 2015    Sold April 15, 2016
        Agent Adam Perry, Sheryl Peterson (APA)
        Manager Allison Doyle (Project D Media)
        Production Silver Pictures
        Studio Paramount
      • Huntsville Black List Drama 2014 Thriller Available Written by Anthony Ragnone II
        6 days ago
        In a sleepy southern town a man with a haunted past encounters an attractive young woman who moves in next door.
        Market December 15, 2014
        Agent Bob Hohman, Mark Hartogsohn (Gersh)
        Manager Allison Doyle (Project D Media)
      • Solitary 2015 Thriller Available 75.3 Written by Chris Alender
        7 days ago
        An expert hacker gets sent to a high security prison controlled by an A.I. only for it to be revealed that he put himself in there intentionally.
        Market February 5, 2015
        Agent Ramses IsHak, Michael Sheresky, Aaron Hart (UTA)
        Manager Scott Carr (Management SGC)
      • Free Fall Drama Hit List Set Up 2015 Thriller Written by Gregg Maxwell Parker & Sean Patrick Finegan
        7 days ago
        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.
        Market June 4, 2015    Sold June 12, 2015
        Producer Adam Kolbrenner, Jason Blum, Couper Samuelson, Robyn Meisinger
        Agent David Boxerbaum, Christopher Smith (Paradigm)
        Manager Adam Kolbrenner, Ryan Cunningham (Madhouse)
        Studio Universal
        Production Blumhouse, Madhouse
        Formerly, Michael De Luca was attached to produce.
      • Collateral Beauty Drama Hit List Set Up 2015 75 Written by Allan Loeb
        14 days ago
        After a NY advertising executive experiences a deep personal tragedy, his co-workers concoct a plan to snap him out of his grief – which works, but not in a way that anyone could have expected.
        Market March 20, 2015    Sold June 9, 2015
        Director Alfonso Gomez-Rejon
        Actor Will Smith, Rooney Mara, Jason Segel
        Producer Allan Loeb, Bard Dorros, Michael Sugar, Kevin Frakes
        Agent Carin Sage, Craig Brody, Rick Lefitz, Jon Levin, Peter Micelli, Roeg Sutherland (CAA)
        Manager Bard Dorros, Michael Sugar (Anonymous Content)
        Financier PalmStar Media
        Production Likely Story, Overbrook, Scarlet Fire

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      • 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.
      • Escaping Bellview Scouted Available Unrepped 75 Written by James Kicklighter
        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.
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