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After a bisexual woman, Camila, finds out that her first love, Grace, and her ex-boyfriend, Noah, are getting married, she decides to stop the wedding to win back her true love. Only once there, she’ll have to decide who that is: the bride or the groom.
Miles beneath the sea, an expedition to save the planet from environmental collapse is threatened by a monstrous species of unknown creatures. Think underwater ARMAGEDDON meets ALIEN with an environmental element.
MarketOctober 9, 2020 AgentFaith Brown (UTA) ManagerArabella Roberts & Corrine Aquino (Artists First)
In the near future, a resilient U.S. Marshal must escort a sentient android across the country so she can testify against an infamous private security contractor—who has sent a ruthless assassin droid to hunt them down.
MarketOctober 9, 2020 ProducerRoy Lee AgentGeoff Morley (Donegan) (UTA) ManagerJeff Belkin (Zero Gravity Management) ProductionVertigo Entertainment
Two dogs have one night to lose their virginity and find true love before getting neutered in the morning. Tonally, think PLANES, TRAINS AND AUTOMOBILES meets SUPERBAD. This will be a a live-action/animation hybrid film. Open to partnering on project.
After being haunted by a terrifying entity, a twelve-year-old boy teams up with his eccentric uncle and three other misfits to form their own ghost club, investigating all the paranormal sites in town so that he can find and confront the ghost that’s tormenting him. Based on the Craig Davidson novel.
MarketAugust 27, 2020 ProducerBrad Fuller , Michael Sherman AgentAdam Perry (APA) ManagerGeoff Shaevitz (Management 360)
A single dad and NASA physicist discovers a black hole that will strike earth in a matter of days but no one, including his colleagues at NASA, believes him. The one person that trusts him is his 10-year-old daughter, but that bond is now being threatened by a different force.
MarketMay 28, 2020SoldMay 28, 2020 ProducerAndrew Form, Brad Fuller ManagerMichael Prevett, Brad Mendelsohn (Circle of Confusion) LawyerMarcy Morris , Adam Cooper (Jackoway Austen Tyermanand) ProductionFully Formed Entertainment StudioParamount (Per Variety Several bidders were chasing the spec, including Amblin, J.J. Abrams, Sony and MGM, before Paramount eventually landed it.) 5-28-2020 - Per Variety, "Several bidders were chasing the spec, including Amblin, J.J. Abrams, Sony and MGM, before Paramount eventually landed it." Wilson adapted the script from his own short story.
Story details are being kept under wraps, but described as an original concept with franchise potential and centering on a strong female lead.
MarketFebruary 4, 2020SoldFebruary 13, 2020 ProducerSimon Kinberg Agent (CAA) StudioNetflix (Netflix purchased in six-figure deal.) ProductionGenre Films 2-2020 - The package garnered multiple bids, with the deal, struck Friday night, almost hitting seven figures, a massive payday for the newbie writers.
An unlikely group is thrown together by mysterious events that leads them to uncover a government conspiracy.
MarketOctober 18, 2019SoldOctober 18, 2019 ProducerCharles D. King, Kim Roth ActorJohn Boyega ManagerMax Goldfarb, Peter McHugh, Eric Robinson (Gotham Group) ProductionMacro StudioNetflix Per THR - "Set up at Macro, They Cloned Tyrone will mark the directorial debut of Creed 2 writer Juel Taylor, who co-wrote the script alongside Tony Rettenmaier."
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A man who is struggling with the financial difficulties that come with caring for his dying wife finds that a UFO has crashed into his barn. He forms a plan to sell off the alien technology to fund his wife's care, but his actions soon attract the attention of the FBI, the Russians, and murderous, greedy businessmen.
When his old friend is mistakenly arrested and faces execution, an investigative reporter goes undercover to expose a Silicon Valley startup with dangerous new facial recognition technology, only to find himself trapped in a deadly head-game with its brilliant female CEO.
Leftist music manager Harold Leventhal represents The Weavers, a socialist folk group that catches the attention of federal authorities, eventually making them all targets of senator Joseph McCarthy and the red scare.
In 1956, young Jack Kerouac nears a make-or-break moment in his career just as addiction takes control of him, so he makes the bold decision to take a solo lookout job on a mountain to try to kick drugs. In a series of dark visions, ghosts of his young life and early career confront him as the temptation to use drugs looms.
In Bangladesh, a woman trapped in an arranged marriage to a physically and sexually abusive criminal falls in love with her husband's driver. After she becomes pregnant, she and the driver conspire to steal some of her husband's gold and run away together.
An incoming massive Tsunami sends a holiday gathering into chaos after the invited family members discover that their wealthy doomsday prepper brother and his family have an escape plan that doesn’t include them.
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 medical condition 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.