Category Archives: Based On
Logline: Heiress Patty Hearst was kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army in 1974 and was brainwashed into becoming a bank robber and spokesman for the radical group’s causes.
Logline: No-nonsense irascible substitute teacher Mr. Garvey competes against a rival inner-city educator for the respect and admiration of the student body.
Logline: When a woman receives a manuscript for a novel from her ex-husband, the violent material forces her to discover dark truths about herself.
Logline: Barbara Thorson, a young girl battling monsters both real and imagined, faces her fears in this coming of age story.
Logline: Kept under wraps, but pitched as a “300”-style re-imagining of Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet.”
Logline: A prosecutor who is framed for robbery and rape sets out on a one-man mission to clear his name.
Logline: A young couple meet through an online site that matches up suicide partners to help ensure that neither will not back out, but as they become more and more intimate through the 26-day countdown they begin to question their pact.
Logline: U.S. and Chinese investigators join forces to combat violent smugglers in the South China sea when a female Homeland Security Agent in Hong Kong’s Attache office joins with Hong Kong’s own Anti-Smuggling Bureau. Together, they must overcome personal and cultural obstacles to investigate a lucrative car smuggling ring, but the duo are faced with violent, unexpected consequences.
Logline: A former special forces operative lives through the events that led up to the 2012 attack on the U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya.
The “Fight Club” author’s acclaimed novel is slated for adaptation by up-and-coming filmmakers.
Logline: Chronicles the life of film star Steve McQueen.
Logline: Hoping to reclaim who she was before marriage and children, an empty nester retreats to Cape Cod where she embarks upon a quest to set herself free.
Logline: During America’s cold war in 2048, Chase Harcourt is one of two fearless pilots who will fly an experimental jet, which is her country’s hope of winning.
Logline: The 1978-79 Boston College point-shaving scandal was orchestrated by mobster Henry Hill eventually brought down one of the most powerful crime families in New York.
Centers on Project Alpha, a hoax orchestrated by James “The Amazing” Randi and two fake psychics, Steve Shaw (now known as Banachek) and Michael Edwards, who participated in a paranormal research project led by researchers who believed that the pair had legitimate psychic powers and had no idea that they were being duped.
Logline: After WWII, U.S. Counter Intelligence Corps officer Jack Hunter uncovered a Nazi conspiracy for a Fourth Reich, planned by Artur Axmann, who escaped from Hitler’s bunker.
Logline: Centers on the creation of the U.S. Army Special Operations Command pilot program that allowed elite women soldiers on the battlefield with Green Berets and Army Rangers in Afghanistan in 2010. Dubbed CST-2, the unit was made up of a hand-picked group of women from the Army, hat included first Lieutenant Ashley White, who would become the first CST member killed in action.
Logline: Follows an infamous trio of bank robbers who were known for robbing banks in the U.S. and Canada with astounding precision and speed.
Logline: An heiress to a major music label discovers that her father has passed away and his dying wish is that she forms a successful band, which is the only way that she will be entitled to her inheritance
Logline: When a group of cadets take over a starship to save the Earth from an alien attack, they are sent to a far corner of space and must face terrible obstacles to find their way back home.
Logline: In order to claim her trust fund, a spoiled party girl is forced to work at a different low-paying job every week for a year, as mandated by her absent mogul father.
Logline: Set in the early 1800s, centers on Sir Harry Paget Flashman, a hapless coward who always flees from danger, but, through unforeseen circumstances, ends up being hailed as a hero.
Logline: Explores the case of Jeffery MacDonald, who was convicted in 1979 of murdering his pregnant wife and two daughters and sentenced to serve a life sentence for each of the three murders. However, the case against MacDonald may have contained false elements entirely.
Logline: Follows an alternate history vision of the 1940s where the discover of new ore lead to the development of combat robots and World War II never ended. The world is now divided into three blocs: the Allies, comprised of the US, the Commonwealth, and the French colonies; the Axis, not led by Hitler, who was successfully assassinated in Operation Valkerie; and the SSU, a union of the USSR and China.
Logline: An intimate portrait of a 9-year-old sociopath’s growing fascination with death.
Logline: The true, untold story of Jasper “Jack” Newton Daniel’s rise from hardscrabble youth to one of the most famous spirits producers in the world.
Logline: Follows Monty Brewster, a man who is set to inherit $1 billion, but with one small caveat: He must spend $100 million in one week or end up with nothing more than the clothes on his back.
Logline: Follows the escapades of 12 year-old boy Finn and super-powered best friend dog Jake who fight fiercely in a quest to protect their bizarrely inhabited Land of Ooo from a wide array of foes and mythical creatures. Based on the widely popular Cartoon Network animated series.
Logline: Based on a the true story of Billy Milligan, who was the first person to successfully use multiple personality disorder as a defense in a court of law after being arrested for rape and diagnosed with a multiple personality disorder that had 24 manifestations.
Logline: The untold story of Jasper “Jack” Newton Daniel’s rise from hardscrabble youth to one of the most famous spirits producers in the world.