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Hotel Mumbai (Sales)

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Based on the terrorist attacks on the Taj Mahal hotel in Mumbai in 2008.

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The Big Sick (Sales)

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A Pakistani-born man and his girlfriend face challenges from their relationship.

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HIDDEN FIGURES (SALES)

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Centers on Katherine Johnson’s involvement in the launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit. Based on the book Hidden Figures: The Story Of The African-American Women Who Helped Win The Space Race by Margot Lee Shetterly.

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James Franco, Kristen Stewart, and Helena Bonham Carter In Talks To Star In “JT LeRoy”

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Franco, Stewart, and Carter are circling the biopic about the fact-is-stranger-than-fiction story behind the hoax of JT LeRoy, a woman who pretended to be a man that identified as transgender, tricking the rich and famous in Hollywood, the fashion world, and elite literary circles.

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JT LEROY (Sales)

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Based on the true story behind the hoax of JT LeRoy, a woman who pretended to be a man who identifies as transgender, tricking the rich and famous in Hollywood, the fashion world, and elite literary circles.

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TAKING AIM AT THE PRESIDENT: THE REMARKABLE STORY OF THE WOMAN WHO SHOT AT GERALD FORD (SALES)

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True account of Sara Jane Moore, who unsuccessfully attempted to assassinate President Ford and remains the only woman in U.S. history to fire a bullet at a sitting president.

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Zola Tells All (Sales)

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The movie follows a trip taken to Florida by stripper, Aziah “Zola” Wells, her boyfriend, her friend Jessica, and her pimp named Z.

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Titanic Thompson (Sales)

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Based on the life of the legendary gambler, adapted from the book by Kevin Cook.

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{Exclusive} Woody Harrelson Takes On Role Of Legendary Gambler “Titanic Thompson”

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Woody Harrelson is betting on a new biopic, Titanic Thompson, based on the real life of the titular career gambler. He’s set to star as Thompson in the adaptation of Kevin Cook’s biography.

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Untitled Beastie Boys Memoir (Film Rights)

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An oral history of the band and its times, in which Mike D and Ad-Rock trace the Beasties’ origins as a New York City high school hardcore band in 1981 through their induction in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2012.

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{Exclusive} Zac Efron Set To Produce Paramount’s Adaptation Of Wall Street Tell-All “Straight To Hell”

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Dirty Grandpa star Zac Efron is set to produce Straight to Hell, Paramount’s feature adaptation of John LeFevre’s tell-all, Straight to Hell: True Tales of Deviance, Debauchery, and Billion-Dollar Deals.

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Straight To Hell (Sales)

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An uncensored and shameless take on the deviant, dysfunctional, and absolutely excessive world of finance.

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Rooney Mara Circling Mary Magdalene Biopic

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Mara is in talks to play Magdalene in the Garth Davis-directed biopic from Universal Pictures International. Penned by Helen Edmundson and Philippa Goslett, the film will be a humanistic portrait of one of the most enigmatic spiritual figures in history.

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MARY MAGDALENE (Sales)

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An authentic and humanistic portrait of one of the most enigmatic and misunderstood spiritual figures in history: Mary Magdalene.

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COLETTE (SALES)

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A biopic of the life of French novelist who wrote Gigi and Cheri.

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THE MARRIOTT CELL (FILM RIGHTS)

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A political thriller that covers the dramatic, televised arrest, trial, and incarceration of bureau chief Mohamed Fahmy and his two colleagues in 2013.

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Titanic Thompson (Film Rights)

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An account of the life of the legendary career gambler.

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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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THE APOLLO THEATER FILM PROJECT (SALES)

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The film will tell the story of the Apollo Theater in Harlem, New York, one of the most famous theaters in the world and a driving force in shaping America’s music and cultural landscape.

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THE FIXER (Pitch)

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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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{Exclusive} Julia Roberts To Star In And Produce “ADX” For HBO Films

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The Oscar-winner is set to star in and produce the drama about the real life groundbreaking lawsuit against the U.S. Bureau of Prisons over the treatment of prisoners at the infamous ADX supermax facility in the Rocky Mountains.

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ADX (Sales)

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After receiving a letter from an inmate at the infamous ADX supermax prison speaking of the injustices going on in the prison, an attorney decides to take on the Bureau of Prisons and to expose the injustices at the Rocky Mountain-located ADX.

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Playing For The Mob (Sales)

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Logline kept under wraps, but will be based on Henry Hill’s Boston College basketball point-shaving scandal.

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{Exclusive} Brett Ratner To Adapt Crime Drama Based On “Goodfellas” Mobster Henry Hill

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Brett Ratner is in the works with a feature adaptation of the ESPN 30 For 30 installment Playing for the Mob, which recounts the story of famed mobster Henry Hill’s notorious Boston College betting scandal.

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Unt. Alexander McQueen Project (Sales)

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Logline kept under wraps, but it will be a film based on the life of the famed fashion designer.

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{Exclusive} Bruce McKenna Tapped To Write Alexander Solzhenitsyn Biopic

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The Emmy Award-winning creator of HBO’s The Pacific is on board to script the biopic of the Nobel prize-winning Russian author and activist.

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Steve Coogan And John C. Reilly To Play Famed Comedy Duo Laurel & Hardy

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Jon S. Baird’s Stan & Ollie has found its titular stars in Coogan and Reilly. Penned by Philomela‘s Jeff Pope, the pic will follow the highs and lows of the iconic Laurel & Hardy and their legendary 1953 tour.

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STAN & OLLIE (Sales)

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Once the world’s favorite comedy double act but now diminished by age and their golden era a distant memory, Laurel & Hardy set out on a variety hall tour of Britain in 1953.

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{Exclusive} “Foxcatcher” Producer Tom Heller Nabs Rights To “A Gathering Of Saints”

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Tom Heller, producer of Oscar nominated films Foxcatcher and 127 Hours, is adapting the remarkable true story of one of the most puzzling crimes in Utah history – involving forgery, murder, and the Mormon Church.

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