Category Archives: Based On

Green River Killer (Sales)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMBased on a true story, the film follows police detective Tom Jensen and his 20-year hunt for Gary Ridgway, who was also known as the Green River Killer. Ridgway was convicted of 49 murders in the Seattle area during the ’80s and ’90s.

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BAD BLOOD (Sales)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMStory is based on embattled medical company Theranos and its 32 year-old founder Elizabeth Holmes.

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THE BUTTERFLY GARDEN (Sales)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMAbout a beautiful garden near an isolated mansion, where there lives a collection of precious “butterflies” – young women who have been kidnapped and intricately tattooed to resemble their namesakes.

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Son Of Shaolin (Sales)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMA contemporary Kung-Fu story that intertwines Shaolin mythology with many of the current issues faced by teens growing up in a gentrifying neighborhood like Harlem.

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ALEISTER ARCANE (Sales)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMTells the story of a Los Angeles weatherman named Aleister Green who returns to his hometown to host a midnight horror show a la Elvira.

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The Outlaw Ocean (Sales)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMThe true story of a vigilante crew that stalked a fugitive fishing ship considered the world’s most notorious poacher for 110 days and across two seas and three oceans.

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Leonardo DiCaprio And Appian Way Team With Misher Films For “The Outlaw Ocean” At Netflix (EXCLUSIVE)

leo excerptDiCaprio will produce the film based on Ian Urbina’s New York Times Magazine article detailing the true story of a vigilante crew that stalked a fugitive fishing ship for 110 days and across two seas and three oceans.

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The Kitchen (Masters) (Sales)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMWhen the heads of the Irish gangs in New York are put behind bars, their wives decide to keep running the rackets. And once they get a taste of the fast life and easy money, it won’t be easy to stop.

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VICTORIA AND ABDUL (Sales)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMTells the extraordinary true story of an unexpected friendship in the later years of Queen Victoria’s remarkable rule.

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Civil War (Spec)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMLogline: The true story of Gloria Steinem and Phyllis Schlafly’s ideological clash over feminism, and the hypocrisy of their own positions during the proposed 1972 Equal Rights Amendment.

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Wicked (Daldry) (Sales)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMThe story of two unlikely friends, Elphaba and Glinda, who struggle through opposing personalities and viewpoints, rivalry over the same love-interest, reactions to the Wizard’s corrupt government and, ultimately, Elphaba’s public fall from grace.

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Alcon Entertainment Options “My Descent Into Death”

51eJ9f-eDwL._SY344_BO1,204,203,200_Howard Storm’s novel My Descent Into Death has been optioned by Alcon Entertainment with Jinder Ho set to pen the adaptation.

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MY DESCENT INTO DEATH (Sales)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMDetails Storm’s experience in 1985, when he was awaiting emergency surgery and found himself out if his own body, looking down on the hospital room scene below.

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Photograph 51 (Sales)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMThe story of the often-overlooked role of Rosalind Franklin, an x-ray crystallographer, and her involvement in the discovery of the double helix structure of DNA whilst at King’s College London.

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Untitled Walter Cronkite Vietnam War Film (Sales)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMLogline kept under wraps, but the story will follow legendary newscaster Walter Cronkite’s relationship with the Vietnam War and his influence on public opinion.

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The War With Grandpa (Sales)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMA young man is forced to give up his beloved bedroom after his grandfather moves in after the death of his wife. Determined to keep his bedroom, the young man plays a series of pranks on his grandfather in order to drive him out.

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Every Man A Menace (Sales)

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As the biggest shipment of MDMA hits the U.S., a global mix of criminal opportunists scramble to leverage the chaos, eliminate their competition and make the big score.

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SEVENEVES (Sales)

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When a cataclysmic event threatened life on Earth, the human race survived by traveling into space, and 5,000 years later, the descendants travel to Earth, completely altered by the disaster and time.

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Untitled Rumi Biopic (Sales)

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Logline kept under wraps, but will center on the life of the 13th century Persian poet Jalaluddin al-Rumi.

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Untitled James Marsh Hatton Garden Heist Film (Sales)

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A group of unlikely criminal retirees pull off the “perfect” jewelry heist.

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The Black Version (Sales)

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The story centers around a successful business woman named Merlyn who is more in love with weddings than she is with marriage.

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Mika Model (Sales)

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In the vein of Ex Machina, the story centers on a young woman – or robot – who walks into a police station and confesses to a murder, creating an unprecedented dilemma for the cop who must decide how to resolve the case.

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The Shining Girls (Sales)

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Revolves around a serial killer in 1930s Chicago who stumbles upon a time traveling device.

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Drunken Fireworks (Sales)

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A mechanic and a retired mob boss who compete in a hostile Fourth of July fireworks competition in rural Maine.

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THE MURDER OF SONNY LISTON (Film Rights)

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In 1970 Las Vegas, Sonny Liston is cashing in on his fading notoriety in the casinos, while also dealing drugs and working as an enforcer for a crime syndicate. All of this as he’s trying to collect the money he believes the Mob owes him for having “thrown” the controversial Cassius Clay fight.

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“Divergent” Actor Bill Skarsgard Tapped To Play Pennywise The Clown In “It” Reboot


Bill Skarsgard is reportedly in final talks to star as Pennywise the Clown in New Line’s adaptation of It, based on the iconic horror novel by Stephen King.

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THE DIVISION (SALES)

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Based on the popular video game that is set in a dystopian New York City in the aftermath of a smallpox pandemic.

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Brie Larson In Early Talks To Play “Captain Marvel”

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Academy Award-winning Room star Brie Larson is reportedly in early talks to play Captain Marvel – and she’s the studio’s number one choice for the role.

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Brian Duffield To Adapt Aaron Starmer YA Novel “Spontaneous” For Awesomeness Films

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Brian Duffield will adapt the upcoming YA novel Spontaneous for Awesomeness Films. The novel, which will be published by Dutton in August, comes from author Aaron Starmer.

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Spontaneous (Sales)

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Follows a girl during her senior year at Covington High in suburban New Jersey where everything is going as normally as could be expected, until the day a fellow senior explodes during third period pre-calc.

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