Category Archives: Film Rights
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.
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.
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.
After 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.
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.
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!
A riff on the historical tale of the Donner Party with a Walking Dead style twist.
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.
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.
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.
A young girl dies for 13 minutes under suspicious circumstances before being revived. Her best friend investigates what happened.
Centers on the relationship between two sisters in the aftermath of a tragic family accident.
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.
Writer 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.
A Chinese billionaire’s dream of becoming the next Steven Spielberg results in a big budget movie fiasco.
IHakata 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.
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.
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.
Long before she was the terror of Wonderland — the infamous Queen of Hearts — she was just a girl who wanted to fall in love.
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…
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.
Described 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.
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.
Autobiography of Jimmy Choo co-founder Tamara Mellon. Follows her troubled childhood and moves through her time as a young editor at Vogue.
Storyline kept under wraps, but based on the life of a 9-year-old reporter.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.