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After jokingly posting photos of men reading from around New York City, Gabby Brown and her friends gain viral attention and, for the greater good, Gabby decides to use her powers to create a visual missed connections tool – becoming the anonymous Cupid the city needs.
MarketJuly 14, 2017 Agent (WME) ManagerMissy Malkin (Brillstein Entertainment Partners)
In the vein of "The Truman Show," where a bank teller stuck in his routine discovers he’s a background character in a realistic, open-world action-adventure video game and he is the only one capable of saving the world.
MarketNovember 15, 2016SoldNovember 15, 2016 ProducerGreg Berlanti, Sarah Schecter, Adam Kolbrenner ExecutiveRobyn Meisinger, Mikey Ireland AgentSimon Faber, Philip Raskind, Roger Green (WME) ManagerAdam Kolbrenner (Madhouse) ProductionBerlanti Productions, Madhouse StudioFox
The script follows a brilliant and awkward engineer who builds an android to help out with life’s difficult situations. However, when the android begins to self-actualize, things end up spiraling out of control.
MarketNovember 10, 2016SoldNovember 10, 2016 ProducerPaul Feig, Jessie Henderson AgentBarry Kotler, Joe Mann (CAA) ManagerJosh Rudnick (Mosaic) StudioFox
Set in the 1970s, tells the true story of Darnell Garcia, a man who went from star DEA agent to drug trafficker in the worst corruption scandal in DEA history, moving 100s of millions in product and then being forced to flee for his life. Catch Me if You Can meets Scarface.
MarketJuly 26, 2016SoldAugust 17, 2016 ProducerRidley Scott AgentBen Jacobson, Carolyn Sivitz, Emerson Davis (UTA) ManagerJosh Goldenberg, Lindsay Framson (Kaplan/Perrone) FinancierScott Free 12-2-2016 -- Julius Avery (Son of a Gun) attached to direct.
This is the extraordinary true story of Johanna “Hannie” Schaft, a young woman who droppedout of college to join the Dutch Resistance during WWII, eventually becoming one of their most 10 talented assassins and one of the Nazis’ most wanted enemies.
A young man obsessed with taking a one-way trip to Mars after his brother passes away uses the voyage as an excuse to disconnect from the world around him, at least until he develops an unexpected relationship with the life insurance agent underwriting his trip.
MarketMarch 3, 2016SoldMarch 23, 2016 DirectorSam Boyd ProducerMatt Smith, Richard Arlook AgentAndrew Murphy, Niki Montazaran (ICM) ManagerAshley Berns, Daniela Garcia-Brcek (Circle of Confusion) ProductionCircle of Confusion, Arlook Group
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Facing a devastating diagnosis of MS, a brilliant, ambitious jazz pianist must look for a supplemental player for his band if he stands any chance of beating his ex-best friend and arch rival at an upcoming jazz competition. He unexpectedly meets a similarly talented, shyly pugnacious young waitress with a history of domestic abuse and takes her under his wing, teaching her jazz all while falling in love with her.
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.