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“Sunk,” The Story Of A Legendary Chinese Movie Disaster, Makes A Splash In Film Rights Market (EXCLUSIVE)

Sunk Mitch Moxley ExcerptWriter Mitch Moxley traveled to Beijing to document the production of the film Empires of the Deep and this trip resulted in Sunk, a longform narrative article written for Atavist Magazine, shedding light on the numerous problems that plagued the film.

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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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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 Outlaw Ocean (Sales)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMThe true story of a vigilante crew that stalked a fugitive fishing ship considered the world’s most notorious poacher for 110 days and across two seas and three oceans.

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Leonardo DiCaprio And Appian Way Team With Misher Films For “The Outlaw Ocean” At Netflix (EXCLUSIVE)

leo excerptDiCaprio will produce the film based on Ian Urbina’s New York Times Magazine article detailing the true story of a vigilante crew that stalked a fugitive fishing ship for 110 days and across two seas and three oceans.

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Untitled James Marsh Hatton Garden Heist Film (Sales)

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A group of unlikely criminal retirees pull off the “perfect” jewelry heist.

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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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The Possibly True Story Of The Super Burglar Trained To Rip Off Al Qaeda (Sales)

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The U.S. government hatches a plan to use bank robbers to steal from al Qaeda post-9/11.

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{Exclusive} Adam McKay And Will Ferrell Snap Up Rights To “The Hustlers At Scores”

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The Big Short writer-director Adam McKay and partner Will Ferrell have picked up the rights to Jessica Pressler’s acclaimed New York Magazine piece. McKay, Ferrell, and Jessica Elbaum are producing under their Gloria Sanchez banner.

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The Hustlers At Scores (Sales)

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The remarkably true, modern Robin Hood story of a group of ex-strippers who stole money from filthy, rich men.

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Jennifer Aniston Is “The Fixer” For Fox 2000

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Aniston will play sports dealmaker Denise White, who rose to the top of the male-dominated field by establishing herself as a tireless defender of her high-profile clients. Fox 2000 bought the pitch from Dallas Buyers Club scribe Melisa Wallack.

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THE FIXER (Sales)

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Denise White rose to the top of the male-dominated world of professional sports management by establishing herself as a tireless defender of her high-profile clients when their images were in serious peril.

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ELIZABETH, MICHAEL & MARLON (Sales)

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The story of an alleged road trip undertaken by Elizabeth Taylor, Michael Jackson, and Marlon Brando to get out of New York City following the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.

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UNT. POT DEALER PROJECT (SALES)

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The true story of the meteoric rise of Jimmy Cournoyer, a once unassuming French Canadian turned playboy who singlehandedly wove together a massive marijuana enterprise in New York City.

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{Exclusive} Thunder Road Adapting “The Rise And Fall Of The Biggest Pot Dealer In NYC History”

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Thunder Road Pictures is developing a feature based on Alan Feuer’s New York Times article “The Rise and Fall of the Biggest Pot Dealer in New York City History.”

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UNTITLED LOS FELIZ MURDER MANSION FILM (Sales)

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The true story of the 1959 murder/suicide of Lillian Perelson by her husband Harold and the house that has remained untouched since that night in Los Angeles.

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THE INCREDIBLE CASE OF THE P.I. MOMS (SALES)

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Based on the scandalous true story of a private investigation agency comprised of soccer moms that was actually a front for drugs and crooked cops, headed by an ex-cop-turned P.I. trying to realize his dream of mounting a reality series for Lifetime.

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{Exclusive} Will Staples To Pen “Dark Web” Script For Peter Chernin and Fox

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20th Century Fox has hired screenwriter Will Staples to pen the script for Dark Web, based on the remarkable true story of the rise and fall of Silk Road founder Ross Ulbricht.

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THE MAN WHO GOT AMERICA HIGH (SALES)

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Based on the true story of Alfred Dellentash Jr, a pilot and music producer who flew acts like the Rolling Stones and the Grateful Dead in lavish private jets, all while serving as one of the key drug smuggler’s in Pablo Escobar’s empire and partner to crime boss Salvatore Ruggiero.

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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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UNTITLED TINA FEY ATLANTIC CITY COMEDY (SALES)

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Follows three friends that set off to Atlantic City to make it big after receiving lessons from a card-counting guru.

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PIPINO (SALES)

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Follows the exploits of master thief Vincenzo Pipino, who scaled multiple stories and clay rooftops to swipe precious and refined art, clothing, and jewelry in 1990’s Italy.

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HOUSES OF DECEIT (SALES)

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Follows American FIFA exec Chuck Blazer and his role in the largest sports and public corruption scandal in history.

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HACKING THE PRESIDENT’S DNA (SALES)

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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.

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BURN YOUR MAPS (SALES)

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Wes is the youngest member of the family and also the most confused, thanks to a new identity crisis.

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THE WEDDING STING (Sales)

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In 1990, the police department in the rural town of Flint, Michigan devises a fake wedding in order to lure all the local drug dealers to one party.

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DUKES OF OXY (SALES)

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Logline: Two teen high school wrestlers from Florida build a multi-million dollar business smuggling OxyContin and other painkillers into the country.

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THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE STOPWATCH GANG (SALES)

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.

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UNTITLED ANDREW MOGEL/JARRAD PAUL VEGAS HACKER PROJECT

Logline: Two hackers who found a glitch in video poker machines in Las Vegas made almost $1 million before being arrested.

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ARMY OF ONE (SALES)

Logline: A Colorado man, armed with only a pistol and a samurai sword, sneaks across the Pakistan border to hunt down and kill Osama Bin Laden.

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