Category Archives: Based On

Vampire Drama “Cuddles” Optioned By Nicole Kidman’s Blossom Films

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Nicole Kidman’s banner Blossom Films has landed the rights to Joseph Wilde’s Cuddles. The play premiered in the UK in 2013 before having a run in New York as part of Brits Off Broadway.

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CUDDLES (SALES)

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Examines the strange and distrubing forms love can take and asks how you live with a monster that is your own flesh and blood.

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Gulfstream Acquires Richard Goodwin’s Play “Hinge Of The World”

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Galileo and Pope Urban VIII are set to battle it out on the big screen as Gulfstream Pictures has announced they are adapting Richard N. Goodwin’s play The Hinge Of The World.

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THE HINGE OF THE WORLD (SALES)

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Depicts how Galileo, with his newly discovered telescope, tries to convince the 17th century Pope that, contrary to the thinking of the Roman Catholic Church, the Earth was not the center of the universe, but revolved around the Sun.

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LITERALLY RIGHT BEFORE AARON (Sales)

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A man’s ex-girlfriend tells him she’s getting married to someone else and invites him to the wedding, where he’s forced to navigate the through the painfully funny awkwardness he now finds himself in.

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THE DARE DIVAS (SALES)

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Based on the lives of internet personalities and group of friends in Detroit who are devoted to living their lives to the fullest.

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Garfield (Alcon) (Sales)

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Logline kept under wraps, but the movie will be based on the popular comic strip.

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Untitled Joseph Kosinski Firefighter Project (Sales)

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The movie follows the true story of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, a group of firefighters who battled a the Yarnell Hill Fire in 2013 and lost 19 members.

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The Female Brain (Sales)

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Based on the book by Louann Brizendine, the story will center on couples who demonstrate the workings of primal neurology in their romantic relationships.

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CUDDLES (Film Rights)

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Examines the strange and distrubing forms love can take and asks how you live with a monster that is your own flesh and blood.

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Fruit Ninja (Sales)

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Logline kept under wraps. A live-action family comedy based on the top-selling mobile app.

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Lullaby (Palahniuk) (Sales)

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The story follows a passed-his-prime journalist named Carl Streator, who investigates a series of infant deaths associated with the reading of an ancient “culling song.”

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HINGE OF THE WORLD (FILM RIGHTS)

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Depicts how Galileo, with his newly discovered telescope, tries to convince the 17th century Pope that, contrary to the thinking of the Roman Catholic Church, the Earth was not the center of the universe, but revolved around the Sun.

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THE JANSON DIRECTIVE (SALES)

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Follows a former clandestine operative, now the best private security consultant in the world, who is framed for a horrendous crime and must join forces with the protégée sent to kill him in order to survive.

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The Fellowship For Alien Detection (Sales)

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While investigating the disappearance of her best friend, a precocious little girl finds a trail of evidence that leads her to believe that her friend was abducted by aliens. Upon her discovery, she puts herself in danger of being abducted as well.

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Witchfinder General (Sales)

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Logline kept under wraps, but is a remake of the 1968 cult horror classic.

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LIFE IN MOTION: AN UNLIKELY BALLERINA (SALES)

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Based on the biography of ballerina Misty Copeland who made history by becoming the first African American woman to be promoted to principal dancer with the prestigious American Ballet Theatre.

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Unt. Harley Quinn Project (Sales)

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Logline kept under wraps, but will feature female characters from the DC comic book universe.

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The Rabbit Garden (Sales)

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Based on the life of Holocaust survivor and award-winning author Jerzy Kosinski.

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Unt. Dionne Warwick Project (Sales)

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Logline kept under wraps, but will be based on life of Dionne Warwick.

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ASPERN PAPERS (SALES)

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Set in Venice in 1885, an ambiguous young writer fascinated by iconic romantic poet Jeffrey Aspern, strives to get his hands on the letters Aspern wrote to his beautiful mistress.

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Courtney Love & Joey King Team Up For “The Possibility Of Fireflies” — Cannes

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The Possibility Of Fireflies has found its leads in Courtney Love and Joey King. The film is an adaptation of Dominique Paul’s popular novel.

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THE POSSIBILITY OF FIREFLIES (SALES)

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Set in 1989 in suburban Maryland, the story follows Ellie Roma, a precocious teenager who dreams of becoming a writer but must cope with her chaotic, a self-destructive mother Susanna.

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Little Pink House (Sales)

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A nurse takes on a huge corporation that tries to seize homes in working class Connecticut neighborhood.

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The Hidden Girl (Sales)

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Described as Interstellar meets Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, the story centers around a team of assassins who are able to navigate between dimensions.

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THE BOOKSHOP (SALES)

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The story centers on Florence Green, a free-spirited widow who puts grief behind her and risks everything to open up a bookshop – the first such shop in the sleepy seaside town of Hardborough.

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CURSE (SALES)

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Centers on a widowed father who is desperate and financially broken from trying to save his child from a rare illness.

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The Last Days Of Night (Sales)

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A historical thriller about the “War of the Currents,” the famous race for glory and riches between Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse.

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ANDRE THE GIANT: CLOSER TO HEAVEN (SALES)

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Based on the graphic novel biography of the real life of Andre the Giant.

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{Exclusive} Columbia Sets Action-Adventure Pic “Agatha Christie” From Scribe Tom Shepherd

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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.

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