Category Archives: Story & True Events (IN-DB)

A segmented selection of the BASED ON Selections from the IN DEVELOPMENT projects. This hub covers all In Development projects that are based on a story, true story, life rights, real events and biopics.

THE SPY’S SON (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMThe true story of a high-ranking CIA officer who was caught selling secrets to the Russians. He then embarrassed the U.S. government when he did it again, this time from behind prison bars. What the imprisoned officer did was train his son in the ways of spycraft so he could continue to spy for Russia and even ferret out the mole that ratted out his father in the first place.

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SAINT JUDY (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMThe story of Judy Wood, an immigration attorney based in Los Angeles, who argued what became a landmark case in changing the laws of asylum for women into the U.S.

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THE 15:17 TO PARIS (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PM The true story of three Americans who thwarted an ISIS attack on a Brussels train heading to Paris on August 21, 2015.

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SILVER WINGS (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMThe story of the first Female Airforce Service Pilots who flew during WWII.

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UNTITLED TOM SNYDER/CHARLES MANSON/ROGER AILES PROJECT (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMBased on actual events, the story finds Tom Snyder in the midst of a career slum and in need of a big break. With the help of his new executive producer, Roger Ailes, Snyder lands the first-ever sit down with Charles Manson, setting in motion a series of events that would change late night television forever.

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WARRIOR QUEEN (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMChronicles the story of Queen Amanirenas who confronted and arranged for peace with the invading Roman Empire.

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WASP NETWORK (Sales)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMChronicles the true story of Cuban spies sent to Florida to combat the groups that are attacking Cuban establishments.

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All My Life (Sales)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMBased on the true story of a couple who rushed to plan their dream wedding after learning one of them has liver cancer.

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TAG (NEW LINE) (Sales)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMFormer classmates, now in middle age, routinely participate in an elaborate game of tag.

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STREET SURVIVORS: THE TRUE STORY OF THE LYNYRD SKYNYRD PLANE CRASH (Sales)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMThe story of influential 1970s Southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd, and the plane crash that killed many of its members, are recounted.

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UNTITLED BATTLE OF BRITAIN PROJECT (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMChronicles the World War II battle in which the British defeat the Nazis.

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BLACK LION (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMBased on the real life of Wall Street trader turned war correspondent Carlos Mavroleon, who ended up mysteriously dead after a groundbreaking assignment for 60 Minutes in Afghanistan.

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WAR PARTY (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMStoryline under wraps, but follows a team of real-life Navy SEALS.

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ALL THE MONEY IN THE WORLD (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMThe story of the Getty kidnapping crisis encompassing the Red Brigades, the Italian tabloids and the Vatican.

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THE POLKA KING (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PM The true story of the rise and fall of Pennsylvania polka sensation Jan Lewan who unwittingly fleeced millions from his investors.

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The American War (Sales)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMAfter the U.S. administration refuses to listen to intelligence officials, a CIA operative must act to save people from the resulting catastrophe and fall of Saigon in 1975.

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ARC OF JUSTICE (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMChronicles the landmark civil rights trial of Dr. Ossian Sweet after he was charged with the murder of a white man in self-defense.

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SHOCKWAVE (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMThe story of the dropping of the atomic bomb on Japan in 1945, which killed 100,000 people, ending World War II, and heralded the Atomic Age.

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THE SECONDARY (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMChronicles Malcolm Butler’s rise to become the star cornerback for the New England Patriots, while his agent, a lawyer, defends a paralyzed teen in court against a trucking company.

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THE FOX HUNT (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMAfter the life of a Muslim peace activist in Yemen is in danger, four American activists set up a rescue mission through social media in order to save him.

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UNTITLED HATTON GARDEN HEIST PROJECT (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMThe true story of a gang of retirees who planned and executed the $300 million Hatton Garden jewelry heist using how-to books.

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HARRIET (MANN) (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMA biopic of famed abolitionist Harriet Tubman, the American hero who escaped the shackles of slavery and subsequently helped free others from servitude through a channel of safe houses and secret routes known as the Underground Railroad.

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Fighting with My Family (Sales)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMReformed gangster Ricky, his wife Julia, daughter Raya, and son Zak scrape a living together performing in tiny venues. When brother and sister get the chance to audition for the WWE, Raya and Zak learn that becoming an international superstar demands more than they ever dreamed possible.

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UNTITLED JOHN LENNON AND YOKO ONO LOVE STORY PROJECT (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMChronicles the love story between John Lennon and Yoko Ono and their peaceful activism.

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THE BLACK HAND (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMNYPD detective Joseph Petrosino investigates and attempts to bring down the gang whose calling card is a black hand.

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FRANCIS & THE GODFATHER (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMA behind-the-scenes look at the making of the classic motion picture, The Godfather.

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INCONSTANT MOON (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMA couple contemplates whether or not to break up over the course of one night in Los Angeles as an apocalyptic disaster threatens the possible end of the world at sunrise.

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CORNERMAN (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMLegendary boxing trainer Cus D’Amato seeks to cement his legacy by mentoring a troubled, teenaged Mike Tyson toward becoming the youngest boxing heavyweight champion of the world.

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A WOMAN OF NO IMPORTANCE (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMFollows American heiress and super-spy Virginia Hall, who attempted to break into the ranks of the American Foreign Service in the years before World War II. Rejected because of her gender and a disability, Hall worked during the war for the British intelligence unit SOE. She later joined the OSS, the forerunner of the CIA.

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CROOK COUNTY (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMA whistleblower’s harrowing journey into an undercover FBI operation in 1980’s Cook County, Illinois, sending him toe-to-toe with corrupt judges, hustling defense attorneys, and Chicago mobsters; and ultimately resulting in the largest number of convictions of government officials in the history of the United States.

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