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      • Forget Me Not...again! Comedy Rom-Com Available Written by Bill Lundy
        A hopeless romantic wants to be a romance novelist, and when he finds true love, he finds success. However, after he finds success, his wife forgets who he is. Repeatedly.
        Market March 27, 2017
        Manager Angie Crawford (Purple Skull Management)
      • Body Cam Horror Available Written by Richmond Riedel
        Several LAPD cops are haunted by a malevolent spirit that is tied to the murder of a black youth at the hands of two white cops… all of which was caught on a body cam video that was destroyed in a cover up.
        Market March 27, 2017
        Agent Adrian Garcia, David Boxerbaum (Paradigm)
        Manager Jeff Portnoy (Bellevue Productions)
      • Inconceivable Drama Sci-Fi Available Written by Ali Laventhol & Tawnya Bhattachayra
        Set in a futuristic world where 80% of the population is sterile or infertile, a young virgin parolee is placed in a work program at a beautiful but secluded estate where she bonds with the sophisticated woman of the house, until our young heroine ends up pregnant and uncovers a haunting secret agenda.
        Market March 22, 2017
        Agent Kathleen Remington (ICM)
        Manager Mikhail Nayfeld ( Heroes & Villains Entertainment)
      • Princesses Action Written by Nir Paniry
        Kept under wraps, but being pitched as a female-driven Avengers starring all of the classic princesses.
        Market March 20, 2017
        Producer Lawrence Grey
        Director Joachim Ronning
        Agent David Boxerbaum (Paradigm)
        Manager Jake Wagner (Good Fear Film + Management)
        Production Grey Matter Productions
      • Red Bay Horror Thriller Available Written by Scott Sorensen
        After learning that early slasher films were inspired by a real person, a group of college students visit this guy’s hometown to film a documentary.
        Market March 20, 2017
        Manager Angie Crawford (Purple Skull Management)
      • The Boofighters Comedy Horror No Agent Written by Scott Sorensen
        A middle school vice principal discovers his new next-door neighbors are human-heart-munching monsters hell-bent on taking over his town.
        Market March 16, 2017
        Manager Angie Crawford (Purple Skull Management)
      • Space Race Sci-Fi Set Up Thriller Written by Daniel Kunka & Dan Trachtenberg
        Kept under wraps, but project is being pitched as a high concept four-quadrant sci-fi tentpole.
        Market March 15, 2017    Sold March 16, 2017
        Producer Dan Trachtenberg, Dylan Clark
        Director Dan Trachtenberg
        Agent Harley Copen, Kathleen Remington, Pete Stone (ICM)
        Manager Adam Kolbrenner (Madhouse)
        Production Bluegrass Films
        Studio Universal Pictures

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      • Visions Of Jonah No Agent 2015 Available Written by Ian Corson
        2 days ago
        With no recollection of who he is and tormented by impulses, a man drifts to certain places and discovers space objects that reveal his purpose on earth. Pitched as Starman meets The Fugitive.
        Market February 24, 2015
        Manager Jeff Portnoy (Heretic Literary Management)
      • Man Alive Action Black List Sci-Fi 2016 Available 80.9 Written by Joseph J. Greenberg
        2 days ago
        A Man is the last survivor of an alien takeover, which left all the people alive- but united them to one mind under the alien named Barry.
        Market March 8, 2016    Sold April 22, 2016
        Director Noah Hawley
        Producer Leigh Kittay, John Cameron, Chris Bender, Jake Weiner, Jake Wagner
        Manager  (Benderspink)
        Agent  (Verve)
        Studio Fox
        The script from Greenberg, a first-time scribe from New Jersey, came in to Scott Stoops at Benderspink via Aengus McLoone, who developed the script with the writer and is attached in a producing capacity.
      • The Service 2015 Thriller Available 75.8 Written by L.D. Goffigan
        3 days ago
        A couple trying to salvage their flagging marriage gets more than they bargained for after subscribing to a service that aids them in living out their erotic fantasies. As the arranged escapades grow more serious and even dangerous, the pair discover they’re being manipulated by mysterious sadists who lure unsuspecting couples into a web of torture and murder.
        Market February 10, 2015
        Agent Stuart Manashil (WME)
        Manager Jewerl Ross (Silent R Management)
      • Layla Black List Drama Set Up 2016 Written by Derek Weissbein
        3 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
      • Untitled Mindy Kaling Comedy Black List Comedy Set Up 2016 81.8 Written by Mindy Kaling
        4 days ago
        A late-night talk show host is at risk of losing her long-running show right when she decides to hire her first female writer.
        Market September 26, 2016    Sold September 28, 2016
        Actor Mindy Kaling, Emma Thompson
        Agent Ryan Abboushi (CAA)
        Manager Richard Abate (3 Arts)
        Production Scott Rudin Productions
        Studio Fox 2000

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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 2016 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.
       
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