Category Archives: Based On

BROTHER ORANGE (SALES)

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Centers on a man who followed his stolen iphone to China, becoming a celebrity and finding a lifelong friend.

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MARJORIE PRIME (SALES)

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Centers on an aging widow who implements a system that allows her to spend time with holographic versions of her deceased loved ones.

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A HOPE IN THE UNSEEN (SALES)

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Chronicles Cedric Jennings’ academic life in Ballou High School, an inner city school in Washington, D.C., and eventually to Brown University, exemplifying the problems of inner-city education systems.

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THE SECOND LIFE OF NICK MASON (SALES)

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Follows a career criminal trying to reconnect with his estranged daughter, all the while fighting to get out from under a mob boss’s thumb.

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{TB Exclusive} “Run For Your Life” Is In Development With Imagine And Mandalay

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The NBC series that starred Ben Gazarra is getting a makeover for film from Mandalay and Imagine. The film is about an agent of MI-6 who reevaluates his life after learning that he will soon die.

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RUN FOR YOUR LIFE (IMAGINE) (Sales)

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Loosely based on the NBC series of the same name, RUN FOR YOUR LIFE is about an agent of MI-6 who reevaluates his life after learning that he will soon die.

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OPERATION BROTHERS (SALES)

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Pitched as Argo meets Hotel Rwanda, centering on the 1981 rescue of Ethiopian Jews and their relocation to Israel.

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TYPEE (SALES)

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A semi-autobiographical account of Herman Melville’s experiences as a captive on the island Nuku Hiva in 1842.

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EMPEROR (SUMMIT) (SALES)

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Follows Julius Caesar and Marcus Brutus’ journey from boyhood pals to warriors with powerful political ambitions, presenting a credible threat to the establishment.

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EVERYTHING, EVERYTHING (Sales)

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17-year-old Maddy is allergic to everything, so she never leaves her house and only sees her mother and her nurse. That all changes when Olly moves in next door.

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CIRCLING THE SUN (SALES)

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Set against the backdrop of early twentieth century Kenya, centers on Beryl Markham, a record-setting aviator, adventurer, author, and racehorse trainer.

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FALL OF GODS (SALES)

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When his wife, the estranged daughter of one of Midgard’s most powerful chieftains, is mysteriously kidnapped, a retired warrior takes up the hatchet and sets out to rescue her.

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UNTITLED “UP” HOUSE FEATURE (Sales)

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Based on Barry Martin’s memoir and the true story of a elderly homeowner who resisted a developer’s offers, and had a mall built around her house.

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A24 Is Getting Into the Production Game With Plan B For “Moonlight”

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A24 and Plan B are partnering to produce Moonlight. Based on the play by Tarrell McCraney, two young men navigate the Miami drug war and their own journeys to modern manhood.

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MOONLIGHT (Sales)

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Based on the play by Tarrell McCraney, two young men navigate the Miami drug war and their own journeys to modern manhood.

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{TB Exclusive} Zach Galifianakis Gets “School Days With A Pig” Moving Again

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A sixth-grade teacher who wants his students to learn about where food comes from gives them an experiment. The class adopts a piglet with the intention of raising it and then eating it at the end of the year.

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TILL (SALES)

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Centers on the life of Emmitt Till, who was murdered in 1955 for whistling at a white woman, kicking off the Civil Rights Movement.

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{TB Exclusive} “Horse Soldiers” Is Now In Active Development At Lionsgate

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After a long wait at Disney, Jerry Bruckheimer is finally making headway with the adaptation of Doug Stanton’s book at Lionsgate.

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DON’T BREATHE A WORD (Sales)

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Two young lovers find themselves ensnared in a seemingly supernatural web that ties them to a young girl’s disappearance 15 years earlier.

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UNTITLED FRANK CALABRESE PROJECT (SALES)

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Follows Kurt Calabrese, who witnessed his brothers role in helping bring down their murderous father Frank, who was a crew boss for crime family The Outfit in Chicago.

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DANTE’S INFERNO (WORRELL) (SALES)

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Pitched as an epic love story centering on Dante as he descends through the nine circles of hell in order to save the woman he loves.

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KURSK (SALES)

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The story of the tragic submarine wreck in August of 2000 and the governmental negligence that followed.

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HOW TO STEAL THE MONA LISA & SIX OTHER TREASURES (SALES)

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Kept under wraps, but centers on a heist of the world’s greatest treasures.

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John Leonetti Is Attached To Direct Fox & Boom!’s New Horror Adaptation, “Tag”

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Based on the Boom! comic, a man (studio may be changing protagonist to a woman) is “tagged” with a curse that makes his body decompose. He must choose to either fight the curse or pass it along to someone else.

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TAG (Sales)

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Based on the Boom! comic, a man (studio may be changing protagonist to a woman) is “tagged” with a curse that makes his body decompose. He must choose to either fight the curse or pass it along to someone else.

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GIGANTIC (SALES)

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Set in Spain during the age of discovery, Jack teams up with a Giant girl (Ema) in order to defeat the cruel breed of Giants known as the Storm Giants, who are determined to incite a reign of terror.

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CONFESSIONS OF AN IVY LEAGUE FRAT BOY (SALES)

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Explores the dangerous, cruel, and sadistic acts of fraternity hazing implemented on pledges, told from the perspective of a frat boy who gets sucked into the culture before blowing the whistle on the hazing.

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MRS. QUEEN TAKES THE TRAIN (SALES)

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Queen Elizabeth decides that she wants to escape to Scotland incognito, and a desperate team of courtiers must find her and bring her back before anyone notices that she’s gone.

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THE LIBERTINE (SALES)

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Kept under wraps, but serves as a dramatization of the Dominique Strauss-Kahn scandal, referring to the allegations that the French politician sexually assaulted a hotel employee.

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UNTITLED ARETHA FRANKLIN BIOPIC (SALES)

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Centers on Aretha Franklin’s transition from gospel singer to mainstream artist in the early sixties to mid-seventies, exploring her rise to fame and delving into her interpersonal relationships.

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