Category Archives: Film News
Featuring 92 scripts, 101 writers, more than 70 production companies & studios, 46 different agencies & management companies, and more than 200 individual reps, this year’s list is one of the most diverse and exciting we’ve ever released.
Twentieth Century Fox has picked up the spec script The State from the writing duo Rory Haines and Sohrab Noshirvani. David Lonner and Ben Rowe from Oasis Media are set to produce the international action thriller that follows a father in a desperate race to rescue his son.
The spec from Jack Thorne The Aeronauts is nearing a deal to find a home at Amazon Studios after an intensive round of bidding with various studios. Tom Harper is attached to helm the film.
Season 1, Episode 9 – For Frequency‘s fall finale, mysteries are solved and alliances are shaky, but it all feels almost boring.
Scribes Charlie & Chris Frazier have set up a new project at IM Global, the action thriller Mortal. It comes after they landed on the Tracking Board 2016 Hit List with their sci-fi spec script Aurora. The logline for the new film is under wraps, but a thriller is decidedly within the purview of the writers.
Project details are being kept under wraps, but is said to be a high concept augmented reality thriller w/ global consequences.
The Shallows writer Anthony Jaswinski has sold his latest spec script, Highway One, to DreamWorks in a reported near seven-figure deal. Denise DiNovi is attached to direct, with Lynn Harris and Matti Leshem producing.
When a wounded Christian Grey tries to entice a cautious Ana Steele back into his life, she demands a new arrangement before she will give him another chance. As the two begin to build trust and find stability, shadowy figures from Christian’s past start to circle the couple, determined to destroy their hopes for a future together.
Graphic novel character and culty Goth/punk/skater/Hot Topic icon Emily the Strange is heading to the big screen with help from Amazon Studios. Dark Horse Entertainment is setting up a deal for an animated movie featuring the character created by Rob Reger.
On the mean streets of Hong Kong, a small-time hustler plots to rob a bank during Chinese New Year in order to buy the freedom of a working girl from a ruthless mob boss.
The 23rd annual Slamdance Film Festival has revealed an impressive lineup for its Special Screening, Beyond, and Shorts program. The Sundance alternative is set with 35 world premieres, nine North American premieres as well as 10 U.S. premieres.
Now You See Me director Louis Leterrier is set to bring his magic to the adventure fantasy project Commander Alexander. Leterrier will direct the script from Dallas Clayton, a children’s book author who is known for such whimsical titles as Lily the Unicorn.