Category Archives: Breaking News
UPDATE (05.05.16): 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.
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.
The buzz is building around writer-director Minhal Baig’s coming-of-age spec Hala thanks in part to her remarkable proof-of-concept short film that explores a Muslim American teenager discovering her sexuality.
Darren Lemke’s spec for the sci-fi action thriller Arcadia has been picked up by Transformers producer Lorenzo Di Bonaventura.
A high-concept psychological thriller from a fresh new voice in fiction, The Day After Yesterday is up-and-coming novelist Felicia Yap’s debut, and it’s already building buzz on the TV and film rights market.
We’re pleased to announce that Launch Pad alums David Lynch and Keith Lynch have signed with Jeff Gorin of WME. Their sci-fi thriller Residual landed in the top 5% of the 2015 Launch Pad Feature Competition, and it’s now poised to become the talented duo’s feature film debut.
Ellen Feldman tackles controversial historical figure Margaret Sanger and the creation of Planned Parenthood in her timely new novel Terrible Virtue, which is currently building buzz on the TV and film rights market.