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      • Lionhunters Thriller Available Written by Will Beall
        A rogue cop suffers a gunshot wound in 1987 and wakes from a coma thirty years later, where he is partnered with a mildmannered progressive detective - his son.
        Market December 12, 2017
        Agent Jay Baker (CAA)
        Manager Darin Friedman (Management 360)
        Production Silver Pictures
      • Innocent Monsters Available Written by Elaina Perpelitt
        A writer struggling to crack her second novel starts to lose her sense of reality as the book bleeds into her life...and her life bleeds back.
        Market December 12, 2017
        Agent Abby Glusker, Alex Rincon (UTA)
        Manager Natalie Covault (Brillstein Entertainment Partners)
        Production Free Association
      • Gadabout No Manager Available Written by Ross Evans
        In 1951, a manufacturing company stirs up curiosity when they publish a user’s manual to a time machine called Gadabout TM-1050.
        Market December 12, 2017
        Agent Tanya Cohen, Ryan Draizin, Nick Hoagland (WME)
        Studio Columbia Pictures
        Production Safehouse Pictures
      • Key Of Genius Available Unrepped Written by Daniel Persitz & Devon Kliger
        The true story of Derek Paravicini, a blind, severely autistic boy who needed an incredible teacher to help realize his world-class musical ability .
        Market December 12, 2017
      • Fubar No Manager Available Written by Brent Hyman
        An inept CIA psychologist is embedded on a globe-trotting mission with the agency’s most valuable operative who suffers from an extreme case of multiple personality disorder.
        Market December 12, 2017
        Agent Parker Davis, Chris Noriega, Melissa Solomon, Adam Weinstein (Verve)
      • One Thousand Paper Cranes Drama Available Written by Ben Bolea
        The incredible true story of Sadako Sasaki, a young girl living in Hiroshima when the atomic bomb was dropped. Years later when she gets leukemia, she hears about the legend that if someone folds one thousand paper cranes, a wish will be granted. At the same time, aspiring writer Eleanor Coerr learns of Sadako’s story and becomes determined to bring her message of hope and peace to the world.
        Market December 12, 2017
        Agent Tanya Cohen, Holly Jeter (WME)
        Manager Jeff Portnoy (Bellevue Productions)
        Production Ian Bryce Productions
      • Hughes No Manager Available Written by Andrew Rothschild
        The story of writer/director John Hughes, whose emotionally honest high school movies helped to define American culture in the 1980s–but who, at the very height of his success, abruptly abandoned filmmaking for reasons that have never been fully explained.
        Market December 12, 2017
        Agent Amanda Hymson (UTA)

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      • The Mother (misha Green) Action Thriller Available Written by Misha Green
        4 hours ago
        Details kept under wraps, but the story is in the vein of The Professional and La Femma Nikita.
        Market June 1, 2017    Sold June 5, 2017
        Agent Andrew Miller, Peter Micelli (CAA)
        Studio Netflix
      • Ruthless Action Set Up Thriller Written by John Swetnam
        5 hours ago
        When a legendary retired assassin is diagnosed with terminal brain cancer, she must return to the life she left behind and complete one final job in order to secure a future for her young daughter. Think a female John Wick. Or more accurately, think a female who could kick John Wick’s ass.
        Market February 14, 2017    Sold February 16, 2017
        Director Brad Peyton
        Producer Matti Leshem, Lynn Harris, Tripp Vinson, Jeff Fierson
        Agent David Boxerbaum (Paradigm)
        Manager Michael Botti (Industry Entertainment)
        Financier Amblin Partners
        2-16-2017 Amblin won in an auction and sale price was mid to high six figures.
      • Chappaquiddick Black List Drama Hit List No Agent Produced 2015 77.2 Written by Taylor Allen and Andrew Logan
        139 days ago
        A historically factual look at what really happened when Ted Kennedy drove off the road into a Martha’sVineyard bay with Mary Jo Kopechne in the car
        Market October 1, 2015    Sold October 2, 2015
        Manager Chris Fenton (DMG Entertainment)
        Financier Apex Entertainment
        Production DMG Entertainment
      • Daddy Issues Comedy No Manager 2015 Available Written by Thom Harp
        146 days ago
        While watching a vintage adult film with his fiancee, a man discovers that his mother was once a porn star.
        Market July 13, 2015
        Agent Sean Barclay, Mark Hartogsohn (Gersh)
      • The Munchkin Black List 2014 Thriller Available Written by Will Widger
        153 days ago
        A little person private eye investigates the disappearance of a young actress in 1930’s Hollywood, leading him to uncover conspiracies revolving around “The Wizard of Oz” and MGM brass.
        Market December 15, 2014
        Agent Rob Herting, Tanya Cohen (Verve)
        Manager Aaron Kaplan, Josh Goldenberg (Kaplan/Perrone)

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      • Painting With Metro Scouted Available Unrepped 75 Written by Ron Krajewski
        A struggling artist and a retired racehorse gain national attention and help each other gain a new lease on life after the artist teaches the horse how to paint.
      • The Melrose Jazz Club Drama No Agent Scouted Available 77.7 Written by Bob Bland
        A brilliant jazz musician, after receiving a devastating diagnosis of MS, must put his faith in an untrained yet talented young female pianist to defeat his arch rival in a most prestigious national jazz competition.
        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