Category Archives: Deals (Film)
Warner Bros. has picked up the film rights to YA novel The Season written by Jonah Lisa Dyer and Stephen Dyer. The project is a modern retelling of Pride and Prejudice set in Texas debutante society.
Via their Columbia Pictures banner, Sony Pictures has acquired the pitch Hope Heals from writers Bob Smiley and Justin Hensley, the Tracking Board has confirmed. The project is based on the memoir of the same name and adds to the growing list of faith-based films from the studio.
The Tracking Board has confirmed that 20th Century Fox is jumping into the musical world with Atlantis, a pitch they won inspired by musician Pharrell Williams.
Sandler’s Happy Madison Productions will produce each film for Netflix, which boasts 93 million members worldwide and will release his new film Sandy Wexler on April 14.
The story is based on the life of U.S. Air Force Staff Sergeant August O’Niell, who was injured in the line of duty while fighting in Afghanistan in 2011, but was so eager to return to service that he opted to amputate his left leg above the knee in order to improve his chances of recovery.
Written by Beck Dorey-Stein, the book follows a young woman living in Washington D.C. who is at an all-time career low when, through a twist of fate, she goes from serving cocktails to lobbyists to being hired as a stenographer in Obama’s White House.
In a quick turnaround, Paramount Pictures has acquired the spec Infinite from writer Ian Shorr, the Tracking Board has confirmed. The script only hit the market recently.