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Come Sunday (Sales)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMThe true story of evangelical Carlton Pearson who was ostracized by his church and declared a heretic when he began preaching that there is no Hell.

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American Rebel (Sales)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMBased on the life of Deborah Sampson, a woman from Massachusetts who disguised herself as a man in order to join the Continental Army and fight for her country’s independence during the Revolutionary War

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Wolf Boys (Sales)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMIn this action story set within the war on drugs and the criminal world of Mexican cartels, two American teens become killers for organized crime and a Mexican-American detective pursues them.

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Untitled Stan Lee Action Adventure Film (Sales)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMStory details are being kept under wraps but being described as a 1970s action adventure film with Lee as a James Bond-style hero at the center.

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Endurance: My Year in Space (Sales)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMBased on the life of astronaut Scott Kelly, detailing his time as a Navy test pilot and the 340 consecutive days he spent in space for a special mission on the ISS.

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Greyhound (Sales)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMA Naval officer must prove himself when he is given command of a destroyer named Greyhound.

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Civil War (Sales)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMThe true story of Gloria Steinem and Phyllis Schlafly’s ideological clash over feminism, and the hypocrisy of their own positions during the proposed 1972 Equal Rights Amendment.

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Scott and Zelda: A Tale from the Jazz Age (Sales)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMF. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald led a life more romantic and dramatic than anything he ever wrote in fiction. This biopic follows them from New York and Paris in the Roaring ’20s to dissipation in Hollywood, and ultimately to a romance that would live on long after their untimely deaths.

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Leicester 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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VICTORIA AND ABDUL (Sales)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMTells the extraordinary true story of an unexpected friendship in the later years of Queen Victoria’s remarkable rule.

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Civil War (Spec)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMLogline: The true story of Gloria Steinem and Phyllis Schlafly’s ideological clash over feminism, and the hypocrisy of their own positions during the proposed 1972 Equal Rights Amendment.

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Untitled Walter Cronkite Vietnam War Film (Sales)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMLogline kept under wraps, but the story will follow legendary newscaster Walter Cronkite’s relationship with the Vietnam War and his influence on public opinion.

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Untitled Rumi Biopic (Sales)

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Logline kept under wraps, but will center on the life of the 13th century Persian poet Jalaluddin al-Rumi.

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THE MURDER OF SONNY LISTON (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)
In 1970 Las Vegas, Sonny Liston is cashing in on his fading notoriety in the casinos, while also dealing drugs and working as an enforcer for a crime syndicate. All of this as he’s trying to collect the money he believes the Mob owes him for having “thrown” the controversial Cassius Clay fight.

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THE HINGE OF THE WORLD (SALES)

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Depicts how Galileo, with his newly discovered telescope, tries to convince the 17th century Pope that, contrary to the thinking of the Roman Catholic Church, the Earth was not the center of the universe, but revolved around the Sun.

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THE DARE DIVAS (SALES)

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Based on the lives of internet personalities and group of friends in Detroit who are devoted to living their lives to the fullest.

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Untitled Joseph Kosinski Firefighter Project (Sales)

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The movie follows the true story of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, a group of firefighters who battled a the Yarnell Hill Fire in 2013 and lost 19 members.

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LIFE IN MOTION: AN UNLIKELY BALLERINA (SALES)

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Based on the biography of ballerina Misty Copeland who made history by becoming the first African American woman to be promoted to principal dancer with the prestigious American Ballet Theatre.

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The Rabbit Garden (Sales)

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Based on the life of Holocaust survivor and award-winning author Jerzy Kosinski.

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Unt. Dionne Warwick Project (Sales)

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Logline kept under wraps, but will be based on life of Dionne Warwick.

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