Category Archives: Based On

Liecester City (Sales)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMStriker Jamie Vardy had been working in a factory before joining Leicester City, and in just four years led the team to an improbable victory, scoring in a Premiere League-record 11 consecutive matches with a total of 24 goals on the season to help the team clinch the title.

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Wildlife (Sales)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMA 16-year old living in Montana watches his parents discover the limits of their marriage.

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SUPERMODEL SNOWPOCALYPSE (Sales)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMFollows two sisters, the older’s photographer boyfriend, advertising executives, and a group of models who all traveled to Chile for a lavish fur-themed photoshoot.

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Panama Papers (Sales)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMBased on the reporting of journalists Frederik Obermaier and Bastian Obermayer , the story explores how, using their anonymous source, they teamed with the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists to release the documents from Panamaniam law firm Mossack Fonseca.

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My Abandonment (Sales)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMA father and daughter are living a happy life in the Oregon woods, but a chance encounter with a stranger threatens to throw their off-the-grid lifestyle into upheaval.

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THE MIRROR THIEF (Sales)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMFollows the interweaving narratives of three driven men all connected by a mysterious book. The core story is set in Venice in the sixteenth century, when the famed makers of Venetian glass were perfecting one of the old world’s most wondrous inventions: the mirror.

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Gotham Group Developing TV Series Based On Bestseller “Dot Complicated”

dot-complicated-dotsThe Gotham Group is set to make Dot Complicated the next book-to-television adaptation, as they optioned the rights to the New York Times bestseller. The book was written by Randi Zuckerberg who will also executive produce.

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The Nutcracker (Spiliotopoulos) (Sales)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMSet in the 1800s, this is the origin story of The Nutcracker, the Christmas toy who comes to life, and how he came to be.

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Bad Monkeys (Sales)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMJane Charlotte has been arrested for murder. She tells police that she is a member of a secret organization devoted to fighting evil; her division is called the Department for the Final Disposition of Irredeemable Persons—”Bad Monkeys” for short.

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MARIE COLVIN (Sales)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMBased on a Vanity Fair article of the true story of the life of Marie Colvin, a war correspondent who has covered every major conflict of the last three decades.

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THE BELL JAR (Dunst) (Sales)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMSet in the 1950s, follows Greenwood, who takes an internship at a magazine in New York City and, after she returns home to Boston, begins to suffer from mental illness.

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Untitled Jeffrey Brown Biopic (Sales)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMFollows the life of Baptist Reverend Jeffrey Brown, who helped fight for the decline in gang violence in Boston during the 1990s and beyond.

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Dance Moms (Sales)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMFollows the lives of young dancers beginning their training and their competitive, bickering mothers.

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MOUSE GUARD (Sales)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMTells of anthropomorphic mice set in medieval times, focusing on a brotherhood of mice that is sworn to protect the common folk.

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Inkshares eBook “The Astronaut Instruction Manual” To Be Adapted For Television By Legendary, Matt Tolmach Productions

51TSsRxQBDL._SY344_BO1204203200_Hit eBook The Astronaut Instruction Manual from author Mike Mongo has been set up with Legendary TV and is in early development for a new series from Matt Tolmach. The deal between Tolmach, Launch Pad Competition partner Inkshares, and Launch Pad judge Brooklyn Weaver was brokered by UTA.

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IN MY SHOES (Sales)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMAutobiography of Jimmy Choo co-founder Tamara Mellon. Follows her troubled childhood and moves through her time as a young editor at Vogue.

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IN MY SHOES (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)Autobiography of Jimmy Choo co-founder Tamara Mellon. Follows her troubled childhood and moves through her time as a young editor at Vogue.

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The Assistants (Sales)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMPitched as a cross between The Devil Wears Prada and Office Space, the story centers on a group of assistants, struggling to survive under crushing student debts, who figure out how to steal money from their bosses, undetected.

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Enemies Within (Sales)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMA critical look at the problems, lack of communication and failure between counter-terrorism departments as law enforcement races to stop a terrorist from harming Americans.

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LOVE SONIA (Sales)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMInspired by real events, tells the story of Sonia, a young Indian village girl, who gets entrapped in the global sex trafficking network.

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“Ghost In The Shell” Producer Steven Paul Acquires “Lone Wolf And Cub” Comic

LONE-WOLF-AND-CUB-COVER-ARTComic book Lone Wolf And Cub: Final Conflict is taking another trip to the big screen, this time as an English language movie from SP International Pictures.

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Bethlehem (Wahlberg) (Sales)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMTells the story of the complex relationship between an Israeli Secret Service officer and his teenage Palestinian informant that grows even more morally conflicted, when the young man learns his employers are plotting to assassinate his radical brother.

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Our Chemical Hearts (Sales)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMAn ambitious boy, who thinks of himself as a hopeless romantic, falls for a girl with a broken past while they work at the high school paper.

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Comic “Destiny” Based On “Mob Wives” Star Marissa Jade In The Works At Framelight

destiny-destiny-queen-of-thieves-comic-drawing-interest-from-paramount-for-feature-film-jpeg-97984Ken Barbet is set to helm the big screen adaptation of Destiny: Queen Of Thieves for Framelight Productions. The look and attitude of the story’s heroine is based on Mob Wives star Marissa Jade.

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DESTINY: QUEEN OF THIEVES (Sales)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMCenters on a female master thief who lives in New York City.

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Straight Up Films Developing “Man’s Search For Meaning”

frankl_1994Viktor Frankl’s memoir Man’s Search For Meaning has been acquired by Straight Up Films and put into development. It was previously optioned by Fuego Films and F Squared.

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THE SHAMBLINGS (Sales)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMA travel writer takes a job with a shady publishing company in New York City, only to find that she must write a guide to the city – for the undead!

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THE SHAMBLING GUIDE TO NEW YORK CITY (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)A travel writer takes a job with a shady publishing company in New York, only to find that she must write a guide to the city – for the undead!

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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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