Category Archives: Film Rights

The Extraditionist (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)An off-the-books United States government contract employee who extradites criminals in Latin America is getting out of the game, but not before one last dangerous and reckless mission.

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THE BIG GAME (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)Follows the scandal involving DraftKings and FanDuel, the daily fantasy sports sites that quickly amassed hundreds of millions of dollars before prosecutors from several states began coming down on them, saying the outfits should be defined as online gambling operations.

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Fractured Lands (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)The story of the catastrophe that has fractured the Arab world since the invasion of Iraq 13 years ago, leading to the rise of ISIS and the global refugee crisis.

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TriStar Wins Rights to True Story Prison Riot Book “Blood in the Water”

TristarAfter being bid on by at least five studios and production companies, Tristar has secured the rights to the book Blood in the Water by Heather Ann Thompson, which arrived in bookstores just yesterday. The book details the 1971 Attica prison uprising.

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Blood in the Water (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)Chronicles the four-day event of the Attica Prison riots in 1971 where inmates held guards and employees hostage while negotiating with authorities for a better living environment.

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REX (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)When an eleven year-old boy and his friend find a mysterious egg in the Florida Everglades, creepy men begin to stalk his house and military helicopters start buzzing their neighborhood. But when the egg hatches, the boys realize life as they know it will never be the same!

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The Hunger (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)A riff on the historical tale of the Donner Party with a Walking Dead style twist.

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Truly Madly Guilty (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)Takes place over a weekend between six adults and three children and explores the most fundamental relationships —marriage, sex, parenthood and friendship — and how too often we don’t appreciate how extraordinary our ordinary lives are until it’s too late.

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WOOLLY (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)Based on the true story of a geneticist who attempts to bring back the Woolly Mammoth from extinction with the help of his team of Harvard scientists.

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Two Wars (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)Former army ranger tells his whole story―from the pulse-pounding Battle of Takur Ghar to the high-stakes battle he has waged against post-traumatic stress disorder.

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13 Minutes (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)A young girl dies for 13 minutes under suspicious circumstances before being revived. Her best friend investigates what happened.

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First Comes Love (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)Centers on the relationship between two sisters in the aftermath of a tragic family accident.

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A GOD IN THE SHED (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)So you’ve inadvertently trapped an ancient trans-dimensional god in your backyard shed – what do you do? That’s what Venus McKenzy and her friends would like to know.

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“Sunk,” The Story Of A Legendary Chinese Movie Disaster, Makes A Splash In Film Rights Market (EXCLUSIVE)

Sunk Mitch Moxley ExcerptWriter Mitch Moxley traveled to Beijing to document the production of the film Empires of the Deep and this trip resulted in Sunk, a longform narrative article written for Atavist Magazine, shedding light on the numerous problems that plagued the film.

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Sunk (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)A Chinese billionaire’s dream of becoming the next Steven Spielberg results in a big budget movie fiasco.

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Astronaut Academy (Film Rights)

IFilm Rights - 2015 (database listings)Hakata Soy along with his friends/crushes Miyumi San and Maribelle Mellonbelly are training to be space heroes at Astronaut Academy. They rally a group of disparate students to save the universe from a threat that the adults just can’t handle, all while juggling exams, heartbreak, and the distraction of the Fireball Championship against P.S. Gamma Q.

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Here and Gone (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)A woman is fleeing from her husband with her two children when she gets arrested. During this time, her children suddenly go missing and she is forced to fight to not only clear her name but in the process find her children.

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Bad Monkeys (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)Jane Charlotte has been arrested for murder. She tells police that she is a member of a secret organization devoted to fighting evil; her division is called the Department for the Final Disposition of Irredeemable Persons—”Bad Monkeys” for short.

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Heartless (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)Long before she was the terror of Wonderland — the infamous Queen of Hearts — she was just a girl who wanted to fall in love.

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The Parent Agency (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)Barry Bennett is sick of his parents. They’re boring, too strict, and it’s their fault his name is Barry. So he makes a wish for better ones—and is whisked away to the Parent Agency, where kids get to pick out their perfect parents. But as he’s about to discover, choosing a new mom and dad isn’t as simple as it sounds…

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Plutona (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)A coming-of-age story which centers on five kids who discover the body of the world’s greatest super hero in the woods after school one day.

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Jessica Buchanan’s Harrowing Tale, As Told In “Impossible Odds,” Stirs Up Film Rights Market (EXCLUSIVE)

Impossible Odds ExcerptDescribed as “spellbinding” by the NY Journal of Books, Impossible Odds recounts the horrifying kidnapping of Jessica Buchanan and her colleague by a band of Somali pirates, as well as their rescue by Navy SEAL Team Six. Originally published in 2013, and written by Buchanan along with her husband Erik Landemalm and Anthony Flacco, the book is heating up the film rights market.

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IMPOSSIBLE ODDS (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)Based on the real life kidnapping of Jessica Buchanan by Somalian pirates and the 93 day near death hostage negotiations, which lead to her dramatic rescue in the middle of the night by SEAL Team Six.

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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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Hilde Cracks the Case: Hero Dog! (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)Storyline kept under wraps, but based on the life of a 9-year-old reporter.

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THIS IS NOT MY BEAUTIFUL LIFE (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)A new mother struggles to change diapers, install car seats, and find the right drop-off line at pre-school, while also dealing with her recently imprisoned parents.

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Enemies Within (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)A 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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THE SHAMBLING GUIDE TO NEW YORK CITY (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)A travel writer takes a job with a shady publishing company in New York, only to find that she must write a guide to the city – for the undead!

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Sing For Your Life (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)The story of Ryan Speedo Green, who went from a hard knocks upbringing and stints in juvenile facilities to an award-winning rising star in the world of opera.

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Our Chemical Hearts (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)An ambitious boy, who thinks of himself as a hopeless romantic, falls for a girl with a broken past while they work at the high school paper.

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