Category Archives: Based On
A fictional account of the true story of when two enemies in Northern Ireland — staunch evangelical Protestant Ian Paisley and former leader of the IRA Martin McGuinness — who are forced to take a short car ride together, eventually putting their differences aside and becoming legendary friends.
Tells the story of a young man who survived an unsteady upbringing, the deaths of his entire family, and yet, created a worthwhile life for himself and found success as a musician, founding the group the Eels.
Kept under wraps, but based on the upcoming novel by Stephanie Garber.
Twelve-year-old Milo, who lives at the old Greenglass inn, plans to spend his holidays relaxing, but out of nowhere, numbers of unannounced guests with strange connections to the inn arrive. Milo and Meddy, the cook’s daughter, must then decipher clues and untangle a web of deepening mysteries.
Follows American FIFA exec Chuck Blazer and his role in the largest sports and public corruption scandal in history.
Follows a group of graduate students lured to Hawaii to work for a mysterious biotech company — only to find themselves miniaturized and cast out into the rain forest, with nothing but their scientific expertise and wits to protect them.
Follows the true story of C P Ellis, a one-time KKK leader in Durham, North Carolina who becomes friends with Ann ‘Roughhouse Annie’ Atwater, a black domestic servant turned civil rights activist.
Centers on a prison interview between aging killer Richard Ramirez, who was convicted of 13 murders, and a lawyer attempting to elicit a confession from Ramirez that will save another man from death row.
Kept under wraps, but pitched as an adventure involving Charles Darwin.
Centers on a series of Civil War battles between Union General Custer and Confederate Colonel Mosby, known as the Gray Ghost. Mosby’s Rangers outsmarted the much larger enemy forces at every turn, using a sequence of raids, which infuriated Custer and birthed a cycle of revenge between the two enemies.
Details the FBI’s first assault on white collar crime and its use of agents as long-term, undercover operatives, following two young FBI agents as they infiltrate the world of Phil Kitzer, a charismatic mastermind behind dozens of multi-million dollar schemes.
Explores the concept that if someone is able to obtain an individual’s DNA, then it is possible to create a personalized virus that will only effect that specific individual.
Centers on notorious mobster Johnny “Handsome” Roselli, who helped the Chicago Outfit control Hollywood and the Las Vegas strip, and was even involved with the CIA’s plot to assassinate Fidel Castro in the 1960’s.
A famed novelist, who has since become a recluse following the night she discovered her sister’s body and caught a glimpse of the fleeing killer, writes a novel about the crime in order to get an interview with the journalist she believes to be the murderer.
The last years in the life of Groucho Marx, as told through the eyes of a young Marx Brothers fan who spent those years as his personal secretary and archivist.
Centers on the life of Al “Bummy” Davis, a Jewish lightweight boxer that become a symbol of hope in 1930s-40s Brownsville, Brooklyn, helping to drive out the Jewish mafia, which crippled the neighborhood and ruled the streets.
A writer attempts to manage the many women who fall in love with him through his writings.
When a family becomes terrorized by a malevolent supernatural entity, a young woman must step up to protect them from the being, which can be seen only when the lights go out.
Centers on the 1980 California bank robbery and subsequent car chase, which became the most violent in American History.
Chronicles Southern politician Lyndon B. Johnson’s rise to become the 36th president of the United States.
Memoir revealing the lives of wealthy Upper East Side women in New York City and what happens behind closed doors.
Kept under wraps, but serves as a sequel to the 2014 blockbuster, Maleficent.
Set during World War II, centers on the recruits from art schools, ad agencies and other creative businesses who used props, sound effects, and illusions to fool the Nazis into thinking the U.S. had larger troop numbers than it actually did.
Explores the true crime that inspired Dostoevsky’s classic Crime and Punishmentand the intense process of writing the book.
During the last days of the Ottoman Empire, an intelligent medical student and a renowned American journalist based in Paris become entangled in a love triangle over the affection of a beautiful woman.
A brilliant college student is recruited by the CIA to locate an Edward Snowden-like spy in Russia, all with the promise that she will have the opportunity to investigate the case of her missing parents, journalists who were kidnapped during the Libyan civil war.
Kept under wraps, but serves as the third installment of the franchise.
In the final days of World War II, a group of American soldiers went behind enemy lines and teamed with Nazi officers to rescue five-hundred rare Lippizaner horses captured by Adolf Hitler to create his master equine race.
A comic take on the life of one woman juggling motherhood with a career on Wall Street, set against the backdrop of the impending financial crisis of 2008.
A runaway woman trying to escape her past pretends to be a girl abducted from a small town ten years before, but slowly discovers the mysterious circumstances and secrets that led to the girl’s disappearance.