Category Archives: Books and Manuscripts

MIDSHIPMAN’S HOPE (FILM RIGHTS)

Logline: After an accident kills the senior officer of the ship, a terrified young midshipman is called upon to save the three hundred colonists and crew aboard a damaged ship that is in danger of being overrun by mutiny and an alien invasion.

DESIGNING ADAM (FILM RIGHTS)

Logline: The socially awkward teenage daughter of a famous robot designer in 2056 designs a "robotic humanoid companion" and attempts to pass him off as her human boyfriend, on the eve of a robot rebellion following a presidential assassination.

TRUTHWITCH (FILM RIGHTS)

Logline: Pitched as "Frozen" meets "Avatar," as the Twenty Year Truce of a centuries long war is about to end, the balance of power - and magic - on a continent ruled by three empires falls on the shoulders of two young women.

DARK MATTER (FILM RIGHTS)

Logline: Centers on a physics professor who is forced into an alternate reality where he suddenly realizes that the world he's come to know is completely wrong.

CAPITAL KILL (FILM RIGHTS)

Logline: Jeff Trask, a former JAG prosecutor, forms a task force of FBI agents and police detectives to tackle the deadliest threats in Washington, D.C.

WE ARE NOT GOOD PEOPLE (FILM RIGHTS)

Logline: Kept under wraps but centers on a pair of unlikely heroes caught up in the underground world of blood magic.

BENT (FILM RIGHTS)

Logline: Kept under wraps.

{Heat Meter} Fox Puts in Offer for YA Sci-Fi/Fantasy Series “Timeless”

Fox has a preemptive first look at “Timeless,” out from CAA and Energy Entertainment.

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ASSASSIN’S GAME (FILM RIGHTS)

Logline: Pitched as "The Bourne Identity" meets "Mission Impossible," centers on a former Israeli assassin who is pulled back into the fray after his wife is kidnapped, forcing him to assassinate one of the most closely guarded men on Earth.

{TB EXCLUSIVE} Fox in the Running in CAA and Energy Entertainment’s Auction of Pixar Artist’s Book Series

CAA and Energy Entertainment are auctioning the film rights of former Pixar artist Armand Baltazar’s three-book series “Timeless,” with Fox getting a first look.

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TIMELESS (FILM RIGHTS)

Logline: A boy and his friends team up to rescue his father from a Roman general after a "time collision" eliminates the barriers between past, present, and future. Described as in the vein of "Avatar" and "Harry Potter," with franchise elements.

EVERY EXQUISITE THING (FILM RIGHTS)

Logline: A conscientious student athlete is inspired by a book to get in touch with her wild side.

RANT (FILM RIGHTS)

Logline: Chronicles the unusual life of Buster "Rant" Casey as he goes from his small town to the big city and becomes the leader of a demolition derby called Party Crashing.

HOLY SKIRTS (FILM RIGHTS)

Logline: Based on the life of Baroness Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven, an avant garde woman who lived life on her own terms and broke every bond of female propriety to do it.

UNTITLED MACK BOLAN PROJECT (FILM RIGHTS)

Logline: Centers on Mack Bolan, an elite anti-terrorist operative who can crack even the toughest of cases.

ALL WE HAD (FILM RIGHTS)

Logline: Centers on a mother and daughter living on the edge of poverty who have nothing but each other. They escape to the east for a better life, finding kindness and friendship along the way.

THE BABYSITTERS CLUB: MARY ANNE AND THE WEDDING PARTY (FILM RIGHTS)

Logline: The BSC ladies, now in their late 20s, return to Stoneybrook for Mary Anne's wedding to Logan Bruno, where they reminisce about the past, gossip about their current lives, and reveal dark secrets that were never supposed to come to light.

THE DEVIL IN THE KITCHEN (FILM RIGHTS)

Logline: Surrounded by music, fashion and food during London's cultural evolution in the 1980s, London chef Marco Pierre White was a pioneer of the celebrity chef movement, winning three Michelin stars and giving them all back.

THESE ARE THE VOYAGES (FILM RIGHTS)

Logline: Tells the complete "behind the scenes" story of the creation and production of the original 1960's "Star Trek," a series that changed the sci-fi TV landscape forever.

ANATOMY OF A MISFIT (FILM RIGHTS)

Logline: A popular girl secretly dating a misfit loner is forced to choose between him and the most popular guy in school--but her choice is complicated by a sudden tragedy.

HEART SHAPED ROCK (FILM RIGHTS)

Logline: A teenage singer-songwriter is devastated by the death of her mother and starts working at a hipster coffeehouse with her best friend Tiffany. She meets an enigmatic rocker who inspires her to let down her guard and allow herself to heal and live again.

NOT A DROP TO DRINK (FILM RIGHTS)

Logline: Centers on Lynn, whose survival in the dystopian world means protecting her freshwater pond against drought, snowless winters, coyotes, and, most importantly, people. Having a pond requires the fortitude to protect it, but wisps of smoke on the horizon mean one thing: strangers are coming.

THE DOG YEAR (FILM RIGHTS)

Logline: Story of a respected doctor whose life is changed when she's caught stealing from her hospital and is forced to enter group therapy. After she adopts a stray dog she begins to realize that a chaotic, unplanned life might be what she was looking for all along.

THE AMAZONS: LIVES AND LEGENDS OF WARRIOR WOMEN ACROSS THE ANCIENT WORLD (FILM RIGHTS)

Logline: Amazons, fierce warrior women dwelling on the fringes of the known world, were the mythic archenemies of the ancient Greeks. In historical times, Cyrus of Persia, Alexander the Great, and the Roman general Pompey tangled with Amazons. But just who were these bold barbarians on horseback who gloried in fighting, hunting, and sexual freedom? In this deeply researched book National Book Award finalist Adrienne Mayor presents the first comprehensive account of warrior women in myth and history across the ancient world, from the Mediterranean Sea to the Great Wall of China sifting fact from fiction to show how flesh-and-blood women of the Eurasian steppes were mythologized as Amazons.

THE ADVENTURES OF LUTHER ARKWRIGHT (FILM RIGHTS)

Logline: Centers on Luther Arkwright, a man with the abilities to travel between parallel realities, and humanities only hope at stopping a galaxy-destroying doomsday device.

ALL THAT REMAINS (FILM RIGHTS)

Logline: A new YA trilogy being pitched as "Game or Thrones" meets "Romeo & Juliet", centering around rivaling families of assassins.

A GIRL CALLED FEARLESS (FILM RIGHTS)

Logline: In a parallel America, after a synthetic meat hormone kills over 50 million women, one young girl attempts to break out from the Paternalist Movement formed that emplaces a strict control on the actions of women.

RISE: AN EPIC STORY OF A SOLDIER, HIS DREAM, AND A PROMISE HE KEPT (FILM RIGHTS)

Logline: Tells the true story of an Army soldier who kept a promise to himself that when he left the battlefield, he would play Division I football.

BLAZING ICE: PIONEERING THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY’S ROAD TO THE SOUTH POLE (FILM RIGHTS)

Logline: Chronicles the true story of the American team that forged a thousand-mile transcontinental road across Antarctica.

KINGMAKER (FILM RIGHTS)

Logline: Pitched as "Children of Men" meets "Blade Runner." In the near future, as the world stands on the brink of global corporate dominance, a renegade Russian operative smuggles himself into the United States where he assembles a unique army with the goal of correcting the course of human history.

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