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Facing death, cranky Bill Wilks invites a young homeless mother and toddler to move in and soon after, her sister and offbeat friends show up creating a raucous menagerie under one roof. Even as Bill’s health deteriorates he rises to the rescue, helps transform their troubled lives and in doing so discovers the meaning of his own.
MarketAugust 7, 2018 ManagerKathy Muraviov (The Muraviov Company)
Story centers on Doug, a regular guy who is moonlighting as a henchman for a notorious villain so that he can put his daughter through private school. When Doug accidentally kills “The Termite,” the city’s super hero, Doug knows that his boss villain will be pissed, probably pissed enough to kill him. So Doug does the only think he can think of: puts on the The Termite’s suite and starts saving the city from villains. That’s when things really start to get complicated.
The extraordinary true story of Jeffrey Manchester, a convicted felon who made a daring escape from a North Carolina prison and then hid out inside of a WORKING Toys R Us store for the better part of a year, living in the crawlspaces and in between the displays while casing the store for a Christmas-time heist.
Based on the New York Times Best-Seller – In 1955, Emma “Grandma” Gatewood, at sixty-seven years of age, became the first woman to solo-hike the entire Appalachian Trail, all after raising eleven children and surviving decades of horrific domestic abuse.
MarketJuly 23, 2018 ManagerKathy Muraviov (The Muraviov Company)
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.
In a slightly futuristic, hyper-efficient Manhattan, a newly single book editor purchases a customizable sex android to assuage her broken heart. When her toy’s closed feedback loop starts to alter her personality, she must reevaluate the merits of a perfectly compatible partner.
MarketDecember 9, 2017SoldDecember 21, 2017 ProducerLeonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Davisson AgentEllie Schiff, Valarie Phillips (Paradigm) ManagerDavid Katsman (LINK Entertainmen) ProductionAppian Way
A seemingly progressive suburban husband and wife rent their garage through Airbnb but soon become suspicious of their Muslim guests. As they investigate these visitors, they unwittingly trigger events that will forever change the course of human history.
MarketJanuary 12, 2017SoldDecember 21, 2017 ProducerBen Stiller, Lee Stobby, Stuart Cornfeld AgentRyan Saul (APA), Peter McHugh (Gotham Group) ManagerLee Stobby (Lee Stobby Entertainment) ProductionLee Stobby Entertainment, Red Hour Films
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.