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      • The Red Pill Sci-Fi Thriller Available Written by Chris Lamont & Joe Russo
        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.
        Market June 1, 2017
        Agent Greg Pedicin (Gersh)
        Manager Russell Hollander (Hollander Entertainment)
      • Mother (misha Green) Action Thriller Available Written by Misha Green
        Details kept under wraps, but the story is in the vein of The Professional and La Femma Nikita.
        Market June 1, 2017
        Agent Andrew Miller, Peter Micelli (CAA)
      • X-ovr No Agent Sci-Fi Thriller Written by Michael Boland
        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.
        Market May 26, 2017
        Manager Kathy Muraviov (The Muraviov Company)
      • Teratorn Action No Agent Thriller Available Written by E. Niemi
        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.
        Market May 18, 2017
        Manager Josh Moses (Universal Writers Management)
      • The Days We Met Available Written by Sarah Tarkoff
        An interwoven tale that explores how love can play out in parallel universes if a couple were to meet at three different points in their lifetime. Tonally similar to (500) Days of Summer.
        Market May 18, 2017
        Agent Ryan Saul (APA)
      • Only Forever Rom-Com Available Written by Amos Vernon & Nunzio Randazzo
        After 300 years of living as the ultimate bachelor, an immortal commitaphobe falls hard for a 21st century woman who’s determined to stay single.
        Market May 17, 2017
        Agent Adam Perry (APA)
        Manager Olivia Gerke (3 Arts Entertainment)
      • I'm Leaving You Comedy Rom-Com Available Written by Shea Mirzai & Evan Mirzai
        The story follows three friends and co-workers who team up to help each other face their terrible exes and bad relationships.
        Market May 16, 2017
        Agent Adrian Garcia (Paradigm)
        Manager Allen Fischer (Principato-Young)

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      • The Cascade Black List Set Up 2014 Written by Kieran Fitzgerald
        14 hours ago
        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.
        Market December 15, 2014    Sold December 15, 2014
        Executive Kira Goldberg
        Producer Ridley Scott, Steven Zaillian, Garrett Basch, Elishia Holmes
        Actor Michael Schaefer, Cate Blanchett
        Agent Ryan Feldman, Stuart Manashil (WME)
        Studio Fox
        Production Film Rites, Scott Free
      • Hunt, Capture, Kill Set Up 2015 Written by Gregory Allen Howard
        23 hours ago
        When the first female president is shot down in Air Force One in the jungles of South America, one military man in charge of her rescue is her only hope for survival.
        Market February 20, 2015    Sold February 20, 2015
        Producer Debra Martin Chase
        Agent Danny Greenberg (WME)
        Manager Lindsay Williams (Gotham/Principal)
        Financier Millennium Films
        Production Martin Chase Productions
      • American Hostage Set Up 2015 Written by Eric Bress
        2 days ago
        A home-invasion crew that terrorizes houses in a neighborhood chooses the wrong residence. Suddenly, the hunters become the hunted.
        Market March 10, 2015    Sold March 10, 2015
        Producer Bill Block, Raj Singh, Kevin Frakes, JC Spink, Chris Bender, Jake Weiner
        Agent Allan Haldeman, Geoff Morely (UTA)
        Manager Jill McElroy (Management 360)
        Financier Merced Media
        Production Benderspink
      • The Woman With Red Hair Black List Drama Set Up 2016 Written by Michael Schatz
        3 days ago
        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.
        Market May 24, 2016    Sold December 4, 2016
        Producer Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter
        Agent Adrian Garcia (Paradigm)
        Manager Jeff Portnoy (Bellevue)
        Production Berlanti Productions
      • The Last Days Of Night Black List Set Up 2016 Written by Graham Moore
        8 days ago
        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.
        Market May 1, 2016    Sold May 10, 2016
        Director Morten Tyldum
        Executive Teddy Schwarzman
        Agent Frank Jung, Brian Siberell (CAA)
        Manager Tom Drumm (Think Tank Management)
        Financier Black 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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      • The Melrose Jazz Club Drama No Agent Scouted Available 77.7 Written by Bob Bland
        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.
        Manager The Robb Company (Sherry Robb)
      • Heathens Drama No Agent Scouted Thriller Available 75.4 Written by Mike Doyle
        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.
        Manager Kailey Marsh (Kailey Marsh Media)
      • 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.