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      • Untitled Lax Mandis Project Black List Available Unrepped Written by Seth Specter
        A film executive is forced to work with a eccentric filmmaker.
        Market December 16, 2016
      • Escape From Sarajevo Black List Set Up Written by Vanya Asher
        Based on the author's father's escape from Sarajevo in 1992, the harrowing and heartbreaking tale of one man's mission to get bakc to his family.
        Market December 16, 2016
        Agent Jordan Cerf, Meyash Prabhu, Matt Solo (WME)
        Manager Grandview (Grandview)
        Production Phantom 4
      • The Burning Season Black List No Agent Available Written by Jenny Halper
        A primatologist takes her teenage daughter to a remote region of Madagascar, where her determination to saveendangered lemurs puts their relationship and safety at risk. Based on the short story “What the World WillLook Like When All the Water Leaves Us” by Laura Van Den Berg.
        Market December 16, 2016
        Producer Kate Sharp, Jenny Halper
        Manager Liza Zusman (Kipperman Management)
      • America: The Motion Picture Black List Comedy Set Up Written by Dave Callaham
        An R-rated action comedy, animated, revisionist history of the founding of the United States of America.
        Market December 16, 2016    Sold January 29, 2017
        Producer Adam Reed, Channing Tatum, Chris Miller, Will Allegra, Phil Lord, Matt Thompson, Dave Callaham
        Agent Emerson Davis, Jason Burns (UTA)
        Manager Tobin Babst (Kaplan/Perrone Entertainment)
        Production Free Association, Floyd County Productions, Lord Miller
      • 3-1-2 Drama No Manager Set Up Written by Ike Smith
        Amongst the violence of Chicago’s inner-city, various millennials struggle to survive as the attempt to reach their true potential.
        Market December 9, 2016    Sold December 15, 2016
        Producer James Lopez, Will Packer
        Agent Jordan Bayer (Original Artists)
        Studio Universal Pictures
      • Highway One Action Set Up Thriller Written by Tony Jaswinski
        A single mother, a retired soldier who returned from Afghanistan with combat skills as well as injuries and PTSD, must resort to extreme measures when her daughter is kidnapped during a cross country trip they take to start a new life.
        Market December 7, 2016    Sold December 7, 2016
        Manager Ashley Berns, Lawrence Mattis (Circle of Confusion)
        Agent David Boxerbaum, Valarie Philips (Paradigm)
        Production Weimaraner Republic
        Studio Dreamworks
        122-106 - Denise Di Novi will direct. Lynn Harris and Matti Leshem will produce. The film is expected to follow a speedy track. The script was sent out last Friday, and by Monday morning, DreamWorks was moving quickly to take it off the market.
      • Hong Kong Hustle Thriller Available Written by Bill Rodemeyer & Ted Rodemeyer
        On the mean streets of Hong Kong, a small-time hustler plots to rob a bank during Chinese New Year in order to buy the freedom of a working girl from a ruthless mob boss.
        Market December 6, 2016
        Producer Brian Brightly.
        Manager Jon Huddle (Fourth Wall Management)

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      • Smoke On The Water Action Set Up Written by Trey Callaway & Rick Parks
        93 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
      • Boy Black List Hit List Produced Set Up 2015 Written by Mattson Tomlin
        93 days 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
      • The New Favorite Comedy No Agent 2015 Available Written by Ben Bolea
        103 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)
      • Violence Of Action Drama 2015 Available Written by JP Davis
        107 days ago
        In the vein of American Sniper, centers around a marine who, after being denied active duty due to his age and injury, finds himself joining a private military outfit that sends him spiraling into a dangerous state of violence and dismantling his already fractured relationship with his wife and son.
        Market April 14, 2015
        Producer Josh Bratman
        Agent Jay Baker, Jon Cassir (CAA)
        Manager Tom Lassally (3 Arts)
      • Twains, Trains & Riverboats: The Secret Adventures Of Mark Twain Action 2015 Written by Kevin Cleary
        108 days ago
        Samuel Clemens, a bookish printer on his way to the gold fields of California with his brother Henry in 1849, have to evade spies, Mounties & assassins after being framed for murder, and with help from Susan B. Anthony and a few riverboat con-men, must save America from being invaded and re-colonized by Great Britain. Pitched as SHERLOCK HOLMES meets ROMANCING THE STONE set on the Mississippi River.
        Market February 4, 2015
        Manager John Beach (Gravity Squared Entertainment)

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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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