Category Archives: Books
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.
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.
A semi-autobiographical account of Herman Melville’s experiences as a captive on the island Nuku Hiva in 1842.
Follows Julius Caesar and Marcus Brutus’ journey from boyhood pals to warriors with powerful political ambitions, presenting a credible threat to the establishment.
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.
Set against the backdrop of early twentieth century Kenya, centers on Beryl Markham, a record-setting aviator, adventurer, author, and racehorse trainer.
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.
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.
After a long wait at Disney, Jerry Bruckheimer is finally making headway with the adaptation of Doug Stanton’s book at Lionsgate.
Two young lovers find themselves ensnared in a seemingly supernatural web that ties them to a young girl’s disappearance 15 years earlier.
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.
The story of the tragic submarine wreck in August of 2000 and the governmental negligence that followed.
Kept under wraps, but centers on a heist of the world’s greatest treasures.
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.
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.
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.
Based on Matthew Reilly’s bestselling novel, the Chinese government reveals its long-kept secret that dragons exist by showing them off at a new theme park.
Based on Jonas Jonasson’s 2012 novel, a South African woman who ends up in Sweden by mistake with a missing nuclear bomb get mixed up with a pair of Swedish twins intent on destroying Swedish royalty.
Set in a futuristic Victorian land ruled by a social class known as the High Hats, animal-human hybrids called Groundlings live in servitude, working in underground factories in the City Below the City.
Spans the life of artist, explorer, and traveler Dan Eldon who helped lead aid missions across Africa and was stoned to death at the age of 22 by the very people he was trying to help in war-torn Somalia.
based on Erik Larson’s novel of the same name, the story follows HH Holmes as he sets up a hotel in which he murders and dissects dozens of people during the Chicago World’s Fair of 1893 to become one of the most prolific serial killers in history.
Lee Bacon’s popular kid’s books have been optioned by Dimension. No writer is attached to adapt the series as of yet, but producers have a strong sense of who they’re looking for.
Based on the popular children’s book series by Lee Bacon.
Follows detective Lew Archer, who is hired by a spurned lover to expose the suave Frenchman who has run off with his client’s girlfriend, following a trail that leads to a deep conspiracy as the mysterious paramour is connected to a seven-year-old suicide and a ton of gambling debts.
An eldery man, who survived the Nazi’s as a young boy, is scammed by thieves whom he takes revenge on.
Centers on a middle-schooler’s tumultuous days as a student at Hills Village Middle School, where he must use all of his wits to battle bullies, hormones, and a tyrannical principal.
Serves as an inspirational story celebrating the accomplishments of UFC fighter Ronda Rousey, who faced extraordinary challenges on her path to glory.
Hybrid live-action/animation take in the vein of John Hughes, following the escapades of the titular mouse and his adopted family, the Littles.
Kept under wraps, but described as a visceral adaptation of F.W. Murnau’s 1922 classic silent film Nosferatu.
Logline: Centers around the life of a young girl, when the Khmer Rouge regime assumed power in Cambodia and she was forced from her family’s home and trained as a child soldier.