Category Archives: 1 – BREAKING NEWS
It’s official: Paramount Pictures has found Brad Grey’s successor in Jim Gianopulos, who will be named the studio’s chairman and CEO.
Launch Pad Feature alum Jacob Isser has signed with Eric Williams of Zero Gravity Management. His feature script H.O.V. (High Occupancy Vehicle), described as Horrible Bosses meets The Hangover, landed in the Top 10 of the 2014 Launch Pad Feature Competition.
The streaming service has a busy year ahead as it prepares to release Brad Pitt’s War Machine, Will Smith’s Bright and Jake Gyllenhaal’s Okja.
Described as The Hunger Games meets The Purge, Newell’s manuscript tells the story of what happens when all the parents of a remote island community begin to murder their children for no apparent reason, and the 17-year old girl who must fight to save her younger brothers from the people who are supposed to love and protect them.
Launch Pad alum Sarah Acosta has signed with Amanda Burnett and Josh Hornstock at UTA. Acosta’s script Eclipsed landed her in the Top 5% of the 2015 Pilots Competition.
Recent TB Recommends writer Michael Moskowitz has signed with Lee Stobby and Derrick Eppich of Lee Stobby Entertainment. His feature script Wyler earned the TB Recommends honor yesterday.
We are excited to announce the feature script Wyler from Michael Moskowitz is the latest to earn the TB Recommends Honor from the Tracking Board. The feature script, is a Hollywood biopic that is sure to get the attention of people across the industry.
With several A-List talent packages circling, Sony stepped in to close a deal and mark the first sale of the ongoing 2016 Launch Pad Feature Competition!
Following several months of reading, re-reading, debating, and tallying scores from our fourth year of the Launch Pad Feature Competition, we, alongside our exclusive competition partners are incredibly thrilled to announce the 2016 Launch Pad Feature Competition’s Top 25.
He’ll have his work cut out for him on the Melrose lot, but if anyone can turn the studio around, it’s the producer of The Social Network, Moneyball and Captain Phillips.
*UPDATED February 27th* As the project now goes into all buyers, more talent circles and offers start to come in! Gearing up for a star-studded Oscar weekend, one spec script has taken the town by storm as A-list talent and Producers fight for a piece of the pie.
Alicia Vikander is just one of the A-list actresses circling this project, which is being pitched as a grounded Braveheart, and finds Robin Hood’s love interest rising to power and leading her people into war that will decide the fate of her kingdom.