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A depressed teenage girl is coerced by an unknown party into playing a terrifying fifty day long suicide game as she desperately seeks a way out of the game.
MarketJune 14, 2018 DirectorJoe Dante AgentLance Dow (Eris Talent Agency), Tina Contogenis (Eris Talent Agency ) Stiglets previously appeared on the 2016 Young & Hungry List, and his spec Polybius was recently set up at Artimage Entertainment with Joe Dante set to direct.
Project is being pitched as an elevated haunted house project. On the eve of his 75th birthday, billionaire Charles Abernathy invites his four estranged children back home out of fear that tonight someone – or something – is coming to kill him. To ensure his family will help protect him from whatever’s coming, Abernathy puts each of their inheritances on the line — they’ll get nothing if he’s found dead by dawn.
MarketJune 7, 2018 Joe Russo AgentGreg Pedicin (Gersh) ManagerRussel Hollander (Hollander Entertainment) Lamont & Russo landed spots on the 2016 Hit List, Young & Hungry List and Blood List in 2016 with their spec Soul Mates and followed that up with a return to the Blood List in 2017 with their follow up project The Red Pill.
Pitched as being tonally in the vein of The Big Short, this is the unknown true story of how the NRA pivoted in the 1970s from being an innocuous organization promoting gun safety into the most powerful political force in American history
MarketJune 6, 2018 AgentDavid Boxerbaum, Pamela Goldstein (Verve), Parker Davis (Verve ) ManagerJake Wagner (Goof Fear Film + Management) Clancy landed on the 2016 Hit List and 2017 Young & Hungry List with his previous spec Stuber, which is currently in production.
The story of NASA'S least likely female candidate, Sally Ride, as she becomes America's most likely hero as the first American woman in space.
MarketMay 30, 2018 AgentDavid Boxerbaum , Melissa Fried , Nicky Mohebi (Verve) Writer previsouly appeared on the 2017 Hit List with her script "Heathen", and was tapped to adapt the true story of Arthur Ashe for producers David Goyer, Russel Hollander, John Schoenfelder and Russell Ackerman.
Project tells the true story of the attempted assassination of Ronald Reagan (codename: Rawhide) in real time via multiple points of view – the Secret Service agents who tried to protect him, the officers investigating the shooter John Hinckley, and the Cabinet members engaged in a power struggle as they awaited Reagan’s fate.
MarketMay 29, 2018SoldMay 30, 2018 ProducerMark Johnson AgentDavid Boxerbaum, Sara Nestor (Verve) ManagerAshley Berns (Circle of Confusion) ProductionGran Via Productions FinancierGlobal Road Global Road financing.
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A female-driven contained horror inspired by the infamous Indiana Demon House.
MarketSeptember 11, 2017SoldSeptember 22, 2017 AgentRyan Levee (APA) ManagerKendrick Tan (Madhouse Entertainment) StudioeOne Entertainment, MGM 9-22-2-17 - MGM and eOne split the purchase. High six figures.
9-2017 - Two unnamed producers are attached. The project went out wide.
The quirky dramatization of the founders and philosophy behind Google.
MarketOctober 29, 2017SoldDecember 8, 2017 ProducerIain Canning, Emile Sherman, Christian Baha ExecutiveNegin Salmasi AgentKeya Khayatian, Jordan Lonner (UTA) ManagerHarry Lengsfield, Sam Warren (LBI Entertainment) ProductionSee-Saw Films The spec was sought after by several companies before See-Saw finally landed the rights. UTA and LBI brokered the deal.
Being pitched as Three Kings meets Mad Max. In war-torn Afghanistan, an American Mercenary team are hired to escort a 20-ton heroin seizure bound for destruction but get caught up in a botched drug deal when their leader goes rogue, forcing them to overcome various enemies who wish to steal it.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.