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Under wraps but described as a new take on the romantic comedy.
MarketSeptember 10, 2019SoldSeptember 10, 2019 ProducerPaul Feig DirectorMeredith Dawson ExecutiveErik Baiers, Lexi Barta AgentDarian Lanzetta (CAA) StudioUniversal Pictures DistributorFeigCo Entertainment Sale price was not reported. The acquisition comes as Universal and studio’s chief Donna Langley are diversifying its pool of directors with more female filmmakers.
After her perfect life completely unravels, a young woman, convinced that all of her problems are the result of a cruel prank that she played on a boy in high school, sets out on a road trip with her best friend to find him and make it right.
Having moved into a "clean house" to treat his auto-immune disorder, 11-year-old Eli begins to believe that the house is haunted. Unable to leave, Eli soon realizes that the house, and the doctor who runs it, are more sinister than they appear. A contained supernatural thriller in the vein of INSIDIOUS, LET THE RIGHT ONE IN, and THE OTHERS.
MarketJuly 28, 2015 ProducerJohn Zaozirny AgentAdam Perry, Sheryl Peterson (APA) ManagerJohn Zaozirny (Bellevue Productions) FinancierBroad Green Pictures 12-2018 - Originally set up at Broad Green. Then Broad Green went under and it went to Paramount Players. Then, in December 2018, Netflix bought all global rights from Paramount Players and produced the film for release on the platform. Per Deadline, "What occurred we hear is that the pic’s champion, former Paramount Players head Brian Robbins, left to run Nickelodeon, and in the wake of that, Paramount marketing couldn’t wrap their heads around selling Eli despite great test scores."
2015 - David co-wrote CHEAP THRILLS, which premiered at SXSW in 2013, where it won the Audience Award and Best First Feature prize. It was released last year by Drafthouse Films.
A rookie African-American female cop in Detroit rounds the corner just as corrupt officers are murdering several drug dealers, an event captured by her body cam. They try to kill her, and she is hunted throughout the night by the narcs who are desperate to destroy the incriminating footage and also a criminal gang who have been told she did the killing.
A young girl comes of age in a repressive religious cult led by a charismatic patriarch, but grows skeptical of his leadership and begins to challenge it.
MarketApril 10, 2017SoldMay 17, 2017 AgentCandice Thom, Dayne Kelly (RGM Artists) ManagerChris Deckard, Krista Carpenter (Fictional Entity) FinancierRumble Films 9-2019 - Screened at the Toronto Film Festival.
As WWI breaks out, a young Scottish man decides to join the priesthood after becoming convinced that his romance with a childhood sweetheart is a sin. When he and the young woman both end up in London, he battles the temptation to be with her, and at the same time begins uncovering dark secrets within the church.
When a gifted but emotionally detached jazz pianist, prepping for a national competition, decides to conceal that he has a career-ending degenerative disease, he is forced to teach improv to a stand-in, a strictly trained classical woman who, in turn, schools him on how to use the collaborative nature of jazz to manage his illness.
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.