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Launch Pad alum Matthew Tente, whose spec Burn Run is heating up the town this week, marks the first official signing for Chris Bender’s newly formed Good Fear.
2015 Launch Pad Pilot Competition winner David Hoffman has joined the writers’ room on the upcoming Shawn Ryan and Eric Kripke series Timeless premiering this fall on NBC.
UPDATE 05.27.16: Training Day director Antoine Fuqua is now coming on board to produce Burn Run with an eye towards directing at some point, teaming up with producers Andrew Rona and Alex Heineman of The Picture Company. The spec could spark a bidding war that plays out over the course of the Memorial Day holiday…
Described as “a comedy about the tragedy of what could have been,” Long and Smulders will lead a cast that also includes Peter Gallagher, Luiz Guzman, and Kristen Schaal in the film from writer-director Ryan Eggold.
Snow, best known for her role in the hit musicals Pitch Perfect and Pitch Perfect 2, is set to star in and produce the romantic comedy with Cranium Entertainment and Eclectic Pictures.
UPDATE (05.12.16): Sony has closed on a pre-emptive deal for The Final Six, which has publishing bids heating up. The town has been buzzing over this red hot book proposal from author Alexandra Monir.
Justin Kanew, perhaps best known as a former contestant on the CBS hit reality series The Amazing Race, has set up a new action comedy with Voltage Pictures.
One of the world’s most famous crime novelists may, once again, be headed to the big screen. Columbia is in development with an action-adventure take on Agatha Christie from writer Tom Shepherd.
Johnson will be working off of his own script, which is only being described as an unexpected twist on a typical high school movie.
The high-concept dystopian story, set in a near-future world where people can download an omnipresent social media feed directly into their brains, is already generating tons of buzz on the TV and film rights market.
UPDATE 5.3.16: We’re now hearing that multiple offers are coming in, with major studios preparing to fight for this red hot crime thriller from Adam Mervis. With big name talent circling like Captain America: Civil War directors Joe and Anthony Russo, we could be in for another feeding frenzy…
Mega-producer Mark Gordon has stepped in to finance and produce the dormant comedy project Fellini Black & White with Mad Chance Productions.
Combining elements of The Martian and It’s a Wonderful Life, the book follows the story of a man who has given up on the world, but soon discovers in the most unlikely way that the world might not have given up on him.