Category Archives: Based On

Untitled Angela Davis Biopic (Sales)

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Angela Davis, accused of murdering a federal judge, became the first woman on the FBI’s 10 Most Wanted list, became an iconic symbol of an era.

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Grounded (Sales)

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A conflicted Air Force pilot is put in charge of operating an unmanned drone.

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Kodachrome (Sales)

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A father and son set out on a road trip to Kansas to process pictures at Kodak’s last Kodachrome lab that is about to close.

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Irredeemable (Sales)

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The Plutonian is considered the world’s greatest superhero until he begins heartlessly slaughtering the population of Earth – at least those who defy him. His former allies, the superhero group The Paradigm, attempt to find a way to stop his rampage.

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BREATHE (Serkis) (Sales)

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Based on true story of Robin, a handsome, brilliant, and adventurous man whose life takes a dramatic turn when polio leaves him paralyzed.

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JEKYLL (Bagarozzi & Mondry) (Sales)

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A modern update of Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic tale, it centers on a man with split personalities who struggles to keep his murderous alter ego under control.

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OPHELIA (Sales)

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Reimagining of Hamlet through the eyes of its doomed heroine. Based on the award-winning novel by Lisa Klein. Set in the 14th century but spoken in a contemporary voice, Ophelia is put center stage.

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ANNA DRESSED IN BLOOD (Sales)

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Cas Lowood has inherited an unusual voaction: He kills the dead. So did his father, until he was gruesomely murdered by a ghost he sought to kill.

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Diary of an Oxygen Thief (Sales)

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A book about the complicated relationships between men and women told from the perspective of an unreliable male.

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Russo Bros. Tap “Happy Endings” Scribes For “Sexcastle” Adaptation

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Kyle Starks’ graphic novel Sexcastle has signed up Daniel Libman and Matthew Libman to adapt the property for the screen. Anthony Russo and Joe Russo are producing the film.

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Empress (Sales)

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The wife of a galactic dictator leaves her evil husband and takes their three kids with her, prompting her husband to rally his armies to get them back.

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Untitled Johnnie Cochran Film (Sales)

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The film follows the real-life lawyer’s landmark case of Signal Hill police brutality case in 1981.

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ANNA DRESSED IN BLOOD (Film Rights)

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Cas Lowood has inherited an unusual vocation: He kills the dead. So did his father, until he was gruesomely murdered by a ghost he sought to kill.

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Exposure (Schore & Sethi) (Sales)

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Based on the life of Rosalind Franklin, the English chemist who made significant contributions to the discovery of DNA in the mid-20th century but never got the credit she deserved.

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MAD, BAD AND DANGEROUS TO KNOW (Sales)

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Centers on an identical twin, Alvina Knightly, who goes to great lengths to steal her sister’s perfect life, which leads to sex, lies, and even murder.

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Layover (Kalem) (Sales)

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A successful traveling saleswoman, at her breaking point, is on the lam and develops scams for sneaking into hotel rooms and has an affinity for swimming in their pools.

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THE CATCHER WAS A SPY (SALES)

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The only Major League ballplayer whose baseball card is on display at the CIA, Moe Berg has the singular distinction of having both a 15-year career as a catche and that of a spy for the OSS during WWII.

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“Vaxxed” Director’s Book “Callous Disregard” Acquired For Feature Adaptation

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Terry Rossio and Dr. Jocelyn Stamat have acquired the rights to Callous Disregard: Autism And Vaccines, as well as the life rights of its controversial author, Dr. Andrew J. Wakefield.

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CALLOUS DISREGARD: AUTISM AND VACCINES (SALES)

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Investigation of a potential link between chronic enterocolitis and neuropsychiatric dysfunction in 12 children.

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{Exclusive} Olivia Cooke, Anya Taylor-Joy Board Nat Faxon And Jim Rash Drama “Thoroughbred”

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The Ready Player One star and The Witch breakout have boarded the indie drama from Oscar winners Nat Faxon and Jim Rash.

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Waypoint Entertainment Picks Up Mark Millar’s “American Jesus” And “Supercrooks”

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Waypoint Entertainment has acquired the rights to Captain America: Civil War comic book writer Mark Millar’s American Jesus and Supercrooks, with plans to develop each into a feature film.

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AMERICAN JESUS (Sales)

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Centers around a boy who realizes at age 12 that he is the second coming of Jesus Christ and sets out to try one last time to save mankind.

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THE ICE BENEATH HER (SALES)

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Revolves around an investigator and psychological profiler who work to solve the case after a young woman is found beheaded in the home of a prominent businessman.

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THE REASON YOU’RE ALIVE (SALES)

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A man must move home to assist his estranged, aging father – a Vietnam veteran.

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THE DAY AFTER YESTERDAY (Film Rights)

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In a world where a person’s memory stops working after the age of 18, most people can only remember the past 24 hours, and must keep e-diaries to remind them what they did, what they felt and who they loved, a married couple struggles to solve a mysterious murder.

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The Sisters Brothers (Sales)

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Two brothers, Eli and Charlie Sisters are hired to journey from Oregon City to San Francisco to murder a prospector, but find that their intended target may have a better offer for them.

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THE NOBLE ASSASSIN (SALES)

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Centers on a French aristocrat who becomes an anti-Nazi saboteur trained by the British Special Operations Executive.

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DADDY’S HOME 2 (SALES)

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Sequel to the hit comedy starring Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg.

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“Wonderstruck” Casts Deaf Actress Millicent Simmonds As Female Lead

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Todd Haynes has cast Millicent Simmonds for a lead role in Wonderstruck. The project is based on the novel by Brian Selznick.

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Three’s Company (Sales)

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Logline kept under wraps, but the movie will be based on the popular sitcom from the ’70s and ’80s.

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