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      • Infinite (chase) Sci-Fi Set Up Written by Jacob Chase
        Under wraps but about a crew of scientists who explore the afterlife
        Market March 6, 2018    Sold March 6, 2018
        Producer Neal H. Moritz
        Agent Gabriel Mena, Valarie Phillips (Paradigm)
        Manager Nicholas Bogner (Affirmative Entertainment and Productions)
        Studio Sony
      • Past Midnight Action Set Up Written by TJ Fixman
        The storyline is currently under wraps but is said to feature a new kind of vigilante hero.
        Market March 2, 2018    Sold March 2, 2018
        Director Rick Famuyiwa
        Producer Anthony Russo, Joe Russo
        Manager Jeff Silver (Grandview)
        Agent Philip Raskind, Zach Druker (WME)
        Studio Netflix
        Production Russo Brothers Studio
      • Sapien Safari Comedy No Manager Sci-Fi Available Written by Sharlto Copley
        Alien naturalist Riblik faces an uphill battle to convince Earth’s new owner that its dominant wildlife species is worth protecting.
        Market March 1, 2018
        Director Sharlto Copley
        Agent Brandon Liebman, Brandt Joel, Tim Curtis (WME)
      • Just The Facts Drama Available Written by Kenny Kyle
        The true story of AJ Daulerio’s meteoric rise from obscure sports blogger to Editor-in-Chief of Gawker Media during the early days of the digital journalism boom, culminating in the Hulk Hogan sex tape trial, which brought about Gawker’s downfall and set a precedent for billionaires to attack the media and free speech.
        Market February 27, 2018
        Manager Jeff Portnoy (Bellevue Productions)
        Agent Tanya Cohen, C.J. Fight (WME)
      • Naked Is The Best Disguise No Manager Sci-Fi Set Up Thriller Written by Graham Moore
        A woman is accused of murder in a futuristic society where people can have the memories of others implanted.
        Market February 27, 2018    Sold February 27, 2018
        Director Graham Moore
        Producer Scoop Wasserstein
        Agent Brian Siberell, Frank Jung, Trevor Astbury (CAA)
        Studio Studio 8
        Production Scoop Productions
      • Horror No Agent Available Written by Bradley Stryker
        An adopted teen traces her ancestry into a world of dark secrets.
        Market February 20, 2018
        Manager Andrew Kersey (Kersey Management)
      • Heat Wave Thriller Available Written by Hernany Perla
        When the police are unable to catch a serial killer, putting Chicago’s criminal underworld under scrutiny, rival gangs and mobsters have to team up to catch him.
        Market February 16, 2018
        Manager Ryan Cunningham (Madhouse Entertainment)
        Agent Charles Ferraro, Matthew Baldovsky, Peter Dodd (UTA)

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      • Bios Sci-Fi Set Up 2017 Unrepped Written by Craig Luck & Ivor Powell
        2 hours ago
        In a post-apocalyptic world, a man spends his dying days with the robot he created to look after his dog.
        Market October 26, 2017    Sold October 31, 2017
        Actor Tom Hanks
        Director Miguel Sapochnik
        Producer Kevin Misher
        Production Misher Films
        Studio Amblin Entertainment
        10-31-2017 - Writers Luck and Ivor were unrepped at the time of sale. This is the first spec tracked for either writer. This marks the biggest acquisition for Amblin since the exit of CEO Michael Wright.
      • Power Sci-Fi Set Up 2017 77.1 Written by Mattson Tomlin
        2 hours ago
        Under wraps.
        Market October 16, 2017    Sold October 16, 2017
        Agent Jay Baker, Praveen Pandian, Pete Stein, Ida Ziniti (CAA)
        Manager Zac Frognowski (Grandview)
        Studio Netflix
      • All My Life Drama Set Up 2017 Written by Todd Rosenberg
        2 days ago
        Based on the true story of a couple who rushed to plan their dream wedding after learning one of them has liver cancer. To make sure they got the wedding of their dreams, they moved the date up and raised more than $52,000 for the Toronto wedding through a GoFundMe Account. They were married four months before the groom died.
        Market April 6, 2017    Sold April 6, 2017
        Executive Sean Robins, Todd Garner
        Manager Alex Lerner (Kapln/Perrone Entertainment)
        Agent Eric Garfinkel (Gersh)
        Production Broken Road Productions
        Studio Universal Pictures
      • Green Rush No Agent Set Up 2017 Thriller Written by Matt Tente
        2 days ago
        It follows an ex-con recently paroled from prison who sets out to turn a new leaf and reconnect with his daughter. When she convinces him to help her steal millions in medical marijuana dispensary taxes collected in cash by City Hall once a month in order to evade the federal authorities, he risks everything to make his daughter’s scheme come true.
        Market November 17, 2017    Sold November 20, 2017
        Producer Brian Oliver, Will Packer
        Manager Jeff Portnoy (Bellevue Management)
        Production Will Packer Productions, New Republic
        11-20-2017 - Brian Oliver's New Republic acquired the spec for mid-six figures. Oliver and Will Packer Productions decided to team to avoid a bidding war. Tente had no agent when the spec was sent out or sold.
      • Keeper Of The Diary Drama Set Up 2017 79.1 Written by Evan Kilgore & Samuel Franco
        3 days ago
        The remarkable true story of two strangers from two very different worlds who fight to get Anne Frank’s diary published. Otto Frank, Anne’s father, who lost everyone and everything in the war, begs, and borrows his way across Europe in his attempt to bring Anne’s story to the world. And Barbara Zimmerman, a young editor at Doubleday Press and fiercely independent woman, who’s determined to make her mark on the world and change it for the better.
        Market January 13, 2017    Sold February 15, 2017
        Manager Mia Chang (Tunnel Post), Jeff Portnoy (Bellevue Productions)
        Agent David Boxerbaum, Valarie Phillips, Adrian Garcia (Paradigm)
        Studio Fox Searchlight
        Production Weimaraner Republic Pictures
        1-2017 - Sold for six figures.

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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