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Seeking closure to a failed relationship, Bobby and Holly agree to Conscious Uncoupling. When the mystical ceremony switches the quarreling exes into each other’s bodies, they are forced to masquerade as one another. In the process, they learn that you don’t really know your partner’s struggles until you have walked a mile in their shoes.
While working the night shift of a wire room alone, a rookie Homeland Security special agent listens in as the target of the investigation is attacked in his home by a hit squad. Without burning the wire, the agent must ensure the safety of the target and the investigation from the confines of a room hundreds of miles away.
After starting a new office job that seems almost too good to be true, Jen begins to discover that her buttoned-up, seemingly perfect corporate bosses just might be a roving pack of murderous sex demons. And it’s up to her to stop them.
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 streetsmart orphan escapes from her orphanage and teams up with a simple-minded janitor, and the two of them journey to get the orphan girl to football tryouts and the janitor to a clinic that may be able to fix his failing eyesight.
In 1956, Beat writer Jack Kerouac attempts to kick his drug habit by spending months alone as a lookout atop Desolation Peak in Washington state. As his withdrawal symptoms appear, so do the many ghosts from his past, taunting him to face memories of struggling to become a successful writer alongside his contemporaries, and from the childhood trauma that's haunted him his whole life.
A man joins a street-art group to try and cope with the grief he’s feeling over the suicide of his sister, who loved street art. After he gets an IM from someone claiming to know that his sister was killed to cover up a conspiracy around the energy drink Red Rabbit, he uses his street art and his new associates to uncover what happened to his sister.
When a DNA test identifies his biological father, a troubled young man and his pregnant fiancee visit his father’s isolated estate, and unearth a disturbing family history that threatens their sanity and their lives.
A space crew suddenly splashes down in the Arctic Circle, and the survivors, led by a resilient and brilliant astronaut, try to survive the harsh conditions where polar bears and strong winds threaten their rescue.