The hot spec is burning through even more territories!
New Line Cinema and Alloy Entertainment are developing a film adaptation of Maureen Johnson’s hit novel 13 Little Blue Envelopes. Elysa Dutton is set to produce, with Andrea Johnston overseeing for the studio. The story follows a seventeen-year-old girl named Ginny on a coming-of-age adventure.
The Runway dissects and examines each network’s string of pilot scripts to determine what will get picked up, what will be shelved, and why it matters. This week we break down all of the 2015 ABC Drama Pilots! See what we thought about the top ABC Drama pilot scripts and more!
As part of this week’s Mini Series, we sat down with with Launch Pad finalist and all-around screenwriting guru, screenwriter, and novelist, Jeanne Veillette Bowerman to talk about her journey to becoming a writer, running Script Mag, and her experience of placing in Launch Pad and becoming part of The Tracking Board family.
Vin Diesel broke the not-so-shocking news yesterday that there’ll definitely be an eighth Fast and the Furious, but Furious 7 director James Wan isn’t officially signed up. With the possibility of James Wan stepping out of the series, we’ve complied our top faves to take up the mantle.
New Line Cinema and 21 Laps Entertainment are developing schoolyard comedy Fist Fight, with Charlie Day attached to star. Originally pitched by Max Greenfield of New Girl fame, the film tells the story of two high school teachers who face off against each other in a legendary fist-fight.
Neither “Age of Adaline” nor “Ex Machina” can move “Furious 7″ from the top of the stack.
Can’t get your agent on the phone this week? Today the house of CAA is busy at a company-wide retreat in La Costa. During this time, agents have to adhere to strict schedules dictating when they email, text, and call. However, we’ve got the exact schedule that reveals when CAA agents can be reached and how.
Jared Leto is playing the classic DC Comics villain The Joker in the upcoming film SUICIDE SQUAD, directed by David Ayer. Until now, we’ve only gotten a tease in a snapchat revealing Leto’s face makeup. Here, we are given a promotional photo that fully reveals Leto’s look as the character.
Logline: After her Aunt passes away, Ginny, a seventeen-year-old girl, realizes that she has left her with thirteen envelopes containing money and instructions for a journey for her to take around the world.
Must be detail-oriented, have a knack for anticipating needs, and be willing to travel.
A 16-year-old international assassin yearning for a “normal” adolescence fakes her own death and enrolls as a senior in a suburban high school. She quickly learns that being popular can be more painful than getting water-boarded.
Get the inside information on which industry executives have moved around this week.
Greg Kinnear has left CAA to sign with WME. He has been signed with the agency for eighteen years, with his first project involved with CAA being the film As Good As It Gets with Jack Nicholson.
Logline: Follows the story of Rick Wershe, the famous teen drug pin in 1980’s Detroit, better known as “White Boy Rick”, who sold drugs while working as an undercover informant for the FBI and the DEA.
The major agency shift continues with Harold Froget being the next to make the move.
The fan favorite actor is set to return for the fifth season alongside of Lady Gaga.
The actress joins James Franco in the political time travel thriller.
Logline: An American spy who abandoned his newborn daughter 30 years ago finds out that she and her ex-boyfriend are in possession of dangerous information about American torture sites.
Elementary puts out a fine but odd episode as it enters the final stretch of the season.
See the complete list of winners from the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival Awards here!
A brother and sister who are sent to their grandparents’ remote Pennsylvania farm for a weeklong trip discover that the elderly couple is involved in something deeply disturbing.
The “Neighbors” star is looking to tell stories from a female perspective.