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Feature film on the life and music of iconic songstress Whitney Houston.
MarketAugust 4, 2020SoldAugust 4, 2020 DirectorStella Meghie ProducerAnthony McCarten LawyerDavid Fox (Myman Greenspan Fox) StudioSony TriStar Pictures (Around six streamers and studios chased the Whitney Houston film project hard, with Sony prevailing.) ProductionMuse of Fire Productions, Primary Wave Music, Compelling Pictures
MarketAugust 4, 2020SoldAugust 4, 2020 ActorDrew Van Acker DirectorDrew Mylrea ProducerWes Hull, Robert Rippberger, David Lugo, Sunil Perkash, Drew Van Acker ManagerDaniel Brandt (Plain-Text) ProductionArtists Film Group
When James Earl Ray, the convicted assassin of Martin Luther King, escapes from Brushy Mountain Prison — the ‘Alcatraz of the South’ — the world watches as young warden Stonney Lane and his idealistic beliefs are called into question. Distracted by a swarming media and disrespected by the overzealous FBI, Stonney and his guards plunge into the rugged Tennessee mountains in a desperate hunt for a man they know cannot be allowed to get away.
In a funny and moving story, JOJO returns home to the small coastal town she grew up in to make amends with her family and her past. Everyone knows she’s been in jail except the one person who still thinks she’s wonderful, her niece.
MarketJuly 31, 2020 ProducerMark Williams, Tai Duncan DirectorJudy Greer ActorGina Rodriguez, Roasario Dawson ManagerJenny M. Wood & Raquelle David (Elevate Entertainment ) ProductionZero Gravity Management
Isolated in a rustic cabin deep in the woods, a mother and her twin sons eke out a pitiful existence while clinging desperately to their homestead to protect them from The Evil that surrounds them. Think A QUIET PLACE meets HEREDITARY.
MarketJuly 31, 2020 AgentMatt Snow & Mark Ross (Paradigm), Tom Spriggs (The Coronel Group) Production21 Laps Entertainment
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An asteroid miner who, after crash-landing on an alien planet, must make his way across the harsh terrain, running out of oxygen, hunted by strange creatures, to the only other survivor: a woman who is trapped in her escape pod.
MarketFebruary 14, 2019SoldFebruary 21, 2019 ProducerBrian Kavanaugh-Jones, Anna Halberg ExecutiveJeb Brody AgentDavid Boxerbaum, Felicia Prinz, Jenna Block, Liz Parker (Verve) ManagerRyan Cunningham (Anonymous Content) StudioAmblin Partners ProductionSix Foot Turkey Productions 8-22-2019 - Update: Will Speck and Josh Gordon (BLADES OF GLORY) have signed on to direct. 2-26-2020 - Update: Rachel Brosnahan set to star.
After a mission to destroy a black hole that endangers mankind goes wrong, an astronaut awakens in herescape pod to find that decades have passed seemingly in a moment. Now, with an old body and fragile mind,she battles against the elements of space & time to complete her mission.
MarketDecember 16, 2019 AgentDavid Boxerbaum, Sara Nestor (Verve Talent and Literary Agency) ManagerBash Naran (Writ Large)
When an ambitious girl from the slums of China manipulates her way into marriage with a media tycoon, she becomes one of the most powerful women in the Western world. This is the story of Wendi Deng, second wife of Rupert Murdoch.
MarketNovember 13, 2018 ManagerCassie Duffy (Kaplan/Perrone Entertainment ), Lindsay Perraud (Kaplan/Perrone Entertainment ),
In 1923 Australia, a war vet turned farmer, desperate for money, bands together with the disowned son of a wealthy man to impersonate a notorious crime duo: the Hotel Barbers. As the two hatch their heist, they quickly discover they aren't the only ones with nefarious plans in this hotel.
Based on actual events. When his father's MS gets worse, a teenager enlists in the army to help support his family financially, but must keep his sexuality a secret during an era of "Don't Ask, Don't tell."
In 1912, after the death of his mother, Jim Thorpe, a member of the Sac and Fox Nation, is sent to a school run by white men that aims to "civilize" and stamp out Native identity. Pop Warner, a former college football coach new to the school, immediately notices Jim's athletic ability, and encourages him to join the football team, and the players fight to win games and prove themselves in the face of racism, as well as retain their Native identities.
After a failed mission results in the death of his mentor, a spy now barely getting by as a PI is offered the chance to redeem himself by returning to the trade to locate a missing test pilot. The spy goes undercover and begins investigating, but a shady engineer and his powerful boss are soon on to the man, who must stay one step ahead.
When the CEO of a space mining company is faced with bankruptcy and radiation poisoning threatens his crew and his family, he makes a decision to hijack a company ship to get to Mars for treatment, while being pursued every step of the way by a former rival looking to reclaim the ship for himself.
A screenwriter incapable of long-term relationships meets a nurse with numerous broken engagements behind her, and when they hit it off, the writer suggests they have a fling. Despite coming up with a “contract” to keep their relationship casual, the two soon fall in love, giving the writer fodder for his next screenplay, but forcing them both to face their commitment-phobic ways.
Through his youth in the '80s and '90s, a young man evolves towards a successful political career as a member of the Republican party. Even after he marries and has a child however, he struggles with a double life as a closeted gay man.
After his friend takes a photo of a dildo on his work camera, an aspiring artist accidentally turns in the photograph to a gallery, and his provocative new work is hailed as the hottest thing in the local art scene, thus forcing him to struggle to hang on to his newfound fame.
In the aftermath of World War II, a German professor is mistaken for a deceased Nazi officer due to his uncanny resemblance to the man. Fleeing Nazi hunters, he reluctantly teams up with other Nazis as he attempts to survive.