Category Archives: Spec and Pitch Sales
Pitched as Argo meets Hotel Rwanda, centering on the 1981 rescue of Ethiopian Jews and their relocation to Israel.
Pitched as an epic love story centering on Dante as he descends through the nine circles of hell in order to save the woman he loves.
Kept under wraps, but serves as a dramatization of the Dominique Strauss-Kahn scandal, referring to the allegations that the French politician sexually assaulted a hotel employee.
Logline: Centers on a expectant mother, who due to the nature of her pregnancy, is confined to bed rest, where supernatural occurrences begin to happen.
Logline: When a young female undergraduate, driving home for the holidays, is kidnapped, she must escape from the trunk of a car after her wealthy family botches the ransom drop.
Logline: Kept under wraps, but centers on the Emoji, the wildly popular lovable round-headed figures used in text messaging and social media.
A teenage boy, raised in total seclusion and indoctrinated by his enigmatic father, is sent to live with a foster family enrolled in a public high school when his father is incarcerated, causing the boy to question everything he’s learned and threatening his relationship with his unpredictable father.
Logline: Deep in the woods, the lives of a runaway teen and a terminally ill writer collide, resulting in the indelible social transformation of both.
Centers on Prince Charming’s ugly, awkward twin brother, who must save the day when the kingdom falls into peril.
Kept under wraps, but said to be a live-action/CGI monster project set in the world of cryptozoology.
Kept under wraps, but pitched as an adventure involving Charles Darwin.
A mid 30’s couple attempt to cut loose and check off activities on their bucket lists before getting tied down by a baby.
The spec, written by Gregg Maxwell Parker and Sean Finegan, out this month from Paradigm and Madhouse Entertainment, has just sold in a high six figure deal to Universal.
Pitched as Gravity meets 127 Hours. When a man joins his estranged daughter on a mountain climb in an attempt to repair their relationship, a tragic accident leaves them stranded hundreds of feet in the air; as a storm sets in, the two must fight against the elements and terrifying heights in order to survive.
Pitched as being in the vein of Stand By Me and classic Spielberg. After his mother grows ill, a clever young boy journeys out to find a mythical being known as The Water Man, whose legend dictates that he is able to cheat death.
After a NY advertising executive experiences a deep personal tragedy, his co-workers concoct a plan to snap him out of his grief – which works, but not in a way that anyone could have expected.
An older couple take advantage of their freshman son’s parents weekend, and try to have the crazy college experiences that they missed out on while they were in school.
Kept under wraps, but based on a pitch from Broad City creators Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer.
Logline: A hapless white guy who is always disrespected by everyone, from his girlfriend to his coworkers, wakes up after an accident with the voice of famous celebrity Ice Cube inside of his head.
Logline: An LAPD helicopter squad is on a mission to nab a Mexican drug lord who has come to Los Angeles to celebrate his niece’s quinceanera.
Logline: A man becomes an important father figure to a family with a busy single mother.
Kept under wraps, pitched as a Christmas film in the tone of “Home Alone”.
Logline: Follows the true story of the adventurous life of bootlegger Bill McCoy, the man who started the phrase “real McCoy”.
Logline: Kept under wraps, in the tone of “Bridesmaids” meets “First Wives Club”.
Logline: The story follows Jimmy, the first-of-its-kind social interactive robot created by Intel and Trossen Robotics.
Logline: Kept under wraps, but focuses on next-generation mind-body experiments and a priest who becomes responsible for the survival of mankind.
Logline: Centers on a young H.G. Wells, the godfather of science fiction, who actually experiences events that will one day inspire his famous novels.
Logline: After an over-bearing lottery inspector, fighting a custody battle for his daughter, becomes convinced that a free-thinking seismologist has discovered a way to swindle the lottery, he risks everything to prove it. Inspired by a true story.
Logline: Feeling guilty about his father’s death and watching the love of his life go blind in an accident, a man travels the world through the fall of the Berlin Wall, Desert Storm, the LA riots and 9/11.
Logline: When a team of highly trained operatives find themselves trapped within an isolated military compound after its artificial intelligence is shut down without warning, they begin to experience a bizarre and terrifying phenomena as they seek to discover who or what killed the team previously stationed there.