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Details
Market September 21, 2016    Sold September 23, 2016
Producer Amy Pascal, Adam Kolbrenner
Agent Adrian Garcia, Chris Smith, David Boxerbaum (Paradigm)
Manager Adam Kolbrenner (Madhouse)
Production Pascal Pictures
9-24-2016 - The deal closed for high six figures. Pascal Pictures has a deal at Sony.
Loglines
Based on the life of Deborah Sampson, a woman from Massachusetts who disguised herself as a man in order to join the Continental Army and fight for her country’s independence during the Revolutionary War.
In the midst of the Revolutionary War, Deborah Sampson disguises herself as a man to join the Continental Army and fight for her country’s independence.
Based on the life of Deborah Sampson, a woman from Massachusetts who disguised herself as a man in order to join the Continental Army and fight for her country’s independence during the Revolutionary War.
Based on a true story, Deborah Sampson is a female house servant who disguises herself as a man to serve for the Continental army in the American Revolutionary War.
Format
Film
Hour-Long Serialized
Genres
Action, Historical, War, Battle, Female, Female Protagonist, Military, Soldier, True Story, Violence/Violent
Pages
116
Rated
R
Budget
High
Lead
F White 25 Average
Similar
G.I. Jane (1997)
Erin Brockovich (2000)
Hacksaw Ridge (2016)
When
Months is 17811, and a day in 1804.
Where
Period locations 1781. -North Carolina -Massachusetts -Tarrytown -Yorktown House. Gun store. Military Encampment (Barracks, Tents, Medical Tents,). Farm House. Battlefield. Street. Bridge. Countryside road. Forest. Courthouse. River.

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Synopsis
Starting in the heat of battle in Greensboro, North Carolina March 15th, 1781. Continental soldiers and brothers ANDREW and JAMES THOMAS die in the fight. Fellow soldier and friend, WILLIAM JAFFERS (20) delivers the news to their family, father BENGAMIN THOMAS (40s). The maid, house keeper, DEBORAH SAMPSON (20s) answers the door when William arrives. She takes the news as heavy as the parents. Deborah makes her was to enlist, her long hair tucked into a helmet. At the registry she does not have a fake name in mind, and coupled with being recognized she fleas. Soldiers come to the Thomas house to make her arrest for falsely identifying, but Ben covers for her. In fact, he lends her his sons clothing and sends her on her way out of their small town to the big city to enlist. Better prepared, with a gun bought from revolutionary hero PAUL REVERE, Deborah enlists. She is assigned to the same Calvary as William under the direction of take-no-shit CAPTAIN WEBB. William recognizes her but is unable to place her as a female. She is initially assigned to cooking duty, but when she demonstrates her ability to sew she is designated to be...