Category Archives: OWA
Hailed as a breath of fresh air, David Arnold’s debut novel Mosquitoland captured readers last year. Now, Broad Green Pictures has picked up the popular young adult road trip novel for a feature adaptation.
A teenage girl is dragged from her home in northern Ohio to the “wastelands” of Mississippi to live with her dad and new stepmom. Before the dust has a chance to settle, she learns her mother is sick in Cleveland, so she hops aboard a Greyhound bus to her real home.
Based on the life of the legendary gambler, adapted from the book by Kevin Cook.
Woody Harrelson is betting on a new biopic, Titanic Thompson, based on the real life of the titular career gambler. He’s set to star as Thompson in the adaptation of Kevin Cook’s biography.
Dirty Grandpa star Zac Efron is set to produce Straight to Hell, Paramount’s feature adaptation of John LeFevre’s tell-all, Straight to Hell: True Tales of Deviance, Debauchery, and Billion-Dollar Deals.
An uncensored and shameless take on the deviant, dysfunctional, and absolutely excessive world of finance.
Park Chan-wook is known for directing visually stunning, yet brutal films that explore dark subject matter, which makes him the perfect choice to steer the feature adaptation of Japanese science fiction writer Project Itoh’s novel, Genocidal Organ.
Adaptation of the book by Eckhart Tolle that explores the universal themes of Tolle’s book in a dramatic narrative form.
Warner Bros. is in development with a big screen adaptation of the classic Looney Tunes character Speedy Gonzales. Dylan Sellers and Euginio Derbez are set to produce.
The origin story of the world’s most famous doll and the woman who created her.
After a heartbreak, a high school senior devises a mysterious formula to help classmates fine love.
In the vein of The Social Network, the story of the Russian creator of Tetris in the USSR during the communist 1980s.
Brett Ratner and James Packer are developing a biopic about Alexey Pajitnov, the inventor of Tetris, who created the iconic game while living in communist-era Soviet Union. The film is being pitched in the vein of The Social Network.
Red Crown Productions is in development with Theater of War, a feature based on a story that was originally broadcast as a part of an episode of the venerable radio show-turned-popular podcast This American Life.
Kept under wraps, but pitched as a live-action feature centered around Esmeralda from The Hunchback of Notre Dame.
In order to save her kidnapped grandfather, the risk-taking Evie teams with shy Sebastian in order to reunite her grandfather’s old explorer team, the Filipendulous Five, who disbanded for reasons unknown.
Eileen Dunlop divides her days between caring for her alcoholic father and dealing with juvenile delinquents as a secretary at a boy’s prison, but things get interesting when a new co-worker, Rebecca Saint John, starts to get her out of her rut.
Ron Howard and Brian Grazer’s latest project is centered around the world of skateboarding. While details of the story are being kept under wraps, we hear that it’s being pitched as 8 Mile meets Lords of Dogtown.
A teenager uses skating to escape the urban blight. Pitched as 8 Mile meets Lords of Dogtown.
In a future society where people are deemed ‘flawed’ by courts and branded with an ‘F’, a teenage girl unwittingly becomes the leader of a new civil rights movement when she dares to help an elderly ‘Flawed’ person on a bus.
Sources have confirmed to The Tracking Board that Warner Brothers and Wendy Finerman Productions are in development with a new dystopian drama, Flawed, an adaptation of the yet-to-be-released novel of the same name from bestselling author Cecelia Ahern.