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      • Rubble Set Up Thriller Written by Patrick Pittis
        Under wraps, but described as a conntained thriller with a big sci-fi twist.
        Market April 22, 2019    Sold April 22, 2019
        Agent  (Verve)
        Manager  (Good Fear)
        Studio Universal Pictures
        Production Dylan Clark Productions
        4-22-2019 - This sale was reported to be competitive and landed at mid-six figures per Deadline. This is the first spec sale following the WGA-ATA standoff that has resulted in thousands of writers firing their agents. Pittis was a movie usher when he wrote this, and was not in the WGA.

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      • Hala Black List Drama Family No Agent 2016 Available Written by Minhal Baig
        110 days ago
        A Muslim American girl struggles to reconcile desire with family obligations.
        Market April 26, 2016
        Manager Ari Lubet (3 Arts)
        Baig attached to direct.
      • Burn Run (tente) Action Black List 2016 Thriller Available Unrepped Written by Matt Tente
        132 days ago
        Being pitched as Three Kings meets Mad Max. In war-torn Afghanistan, an American Mercenary team are hired to escort a 20-ton heroin seizure bound for destruction but get caught up in a botched drug deal when their leader goes rogue, forcing them to overcome various enemies who wish to steal it.
        Market May 24, 2016
        Manager Jake Wagner (Good Fear)
      • The Billion Dollar Heist Set Up 2017 Thriller Written by Charlie Frazier & Chris Frazier & Nico Mastorakis
        145 days ago
        A family of elite thieves is tasked with pulling off the most daring heist in history- stealing one billion dollars from the vault of London’s largest bank.
        Market September 12, 2017    Sold September 12, 2017
        Producer Nico Mastorakis
        Agent Daniel Cohan, Howie Tanenbaum (ICM)
        Manager Tom Lassally, Will Rowbotham (3Arts)
        Financier Endurance Media
      • The Prospect Black List Drama No Agent Set Up 2017 Written by Ben Epstein
        189 days ago
        This story chronicles the time and emotional motivation of Michael Jordan leaving basketball and pursuing baseball.
        Market February 10, 2017    Sold November 17, 2017
        Agent Tom Drumm (Think Tank Management and Production )
        Studio Overbrook Entertainment
        Production Mad Chance Productions
      • Health And Wellness Black List Set Up 2017 Thriller Written by Joe Epstein
        201 days ago
        A sociopath obsessed with self-improvement claws her way to the top of the fitness world, leaving a trail of broken bodies in her wake.
        Market May 10, 2017    Sold December 11, 2017
        Actor Anne Hathaway, Rachel O'Connor
        Producer Amy Pascal
        Manager Ken Gross (Ken Gross Management )
        Agent Darian Lanzetta (CAA)
        Studio Tristar Productions
        Production Pascal Pictures

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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
       
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