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After a bacterial virus sweeps the globe, a government-mandated pill becomes an essential part of everyday life — you take it or you die. When everyman David MacReady begins showing symptoms of the infection, he takes his family on the run from the CDC, only David isn’t getting sicker, he’s getting stronger.
After the tragic death of his wife and kids, rising tech star, Aiden Cross, invents the world’s first platform to access the afterlife, but when his partner winds up dead and haunting artifacts begin to cross back over, he must travel to the other side, find the real killer and stop the flood of souls from invading the realm of the living.
MarketMay 26, 2017 ManagerKathy Muraviov (The Muraviov Company)
A grounded in reality Jaws of the skies. A professor with a fear of heights must team up with his ex-wife and estranged daughter to defeat an apex predator long thought extinct on a mountainous tropical vacation island.
Based on the documentary style film “The Day Britain Stopped” directed by Gabriel Range, an oil tanker collides with an Iranian patrol boat in the Strait of Hormuz, triggering a chain of tragic disastrous events.
MarketDecember 15, 2014SoldDecember 15, 2014 ExecutiveKira Goldberg ProducerRidley Scott, Steven Zaillian, Garrett Basch, Elishia Holmes ActorMichael Schaefer, Cate Blanchett AgentRyan Feldman, Stuart Manashil (WME) StudioFox ProductionFilm Rites, Scott Free
This is the extraordinary true story of Johanna “Hannie” Schaft, a young woman who droppedout of college to join the Dutch Resistance during WWII, eventually becoming one of their most 10 talented assassins and one of the Nazis’ most wanted enemies.
Based on the novel by the same name. New York, 1888. The miracle of electric light is in its infancy. Thomas Edison has won the race to the patent office and is suing his only remaining rival, George Westinghouse, for the unheard of sum of one billion dollars. To defend himself, Westinghouse makes a surprising choice in his attorney: He hires an untested twenty-six-year-old fresh out of Columbia Law School named Paul Cravath.
MarketMay 1, 2016SoldMay 10, 2016 DirectorMorten Tyldum ExecutiveTeddy Schwarzman AgentFrank Jung, Brian Siberell (CAA) ManagerTom Drumm (Think Tank Management) FinancierBlack Bear 5/10/2016 - Benedict Cumberbatch is attached to The Weinstein Company’s rival project The Current War, with Cumberbatch to play Edison and possibly Jake Gyllenhaal as Westinghouse in the race to electrify America. Me And Earl And The Dying Girl’s Alfonso Gomez-Rejon is attached to direct.
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Facing a devastating diagnosis of MS, a brilliant, ambitious jazz pianist must look for a supplemental player for his band if he stands any chance of beating his ex-best friend and arch rival at an upcoming jazz competition. He unexpectedly meets a similarly talented, shyly pugnacious young waitress with a history of domestic abuse and takes her under his wing, teaching her jazz all while falling in love with her.
Based on a True Story. Circa 1970s, a dysfunctional narco cop, suspended for unruly behavior, is tapped to go undercover to infiltrate a motorcycle gang that's suspected of stealing weapons from a military depot, but once inside he discovers the much darker truth of this organization, which ultimately puts his own family in jeopardy.
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.