Tag Archives: Alan Gasmer

JACK & DICK (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM The true story of the little-known friendship between between political rivals John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon.

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BEHIND CLOSED DOORS (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMThe story of Jack and Grace, a couple who appear to have the perfect marriage but it’s built on a terrifying secret. Based on the bestselling novel of the same name by B. A. Paris.

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Michael B. Jordan, Michael Shannon to Star in “Fahrenheit 451” Movie in the Works at HBO

Michael B Jordan Michael Shannon Fahrenheit 451 HBOOriginally published in 1953, Fahrenheit 451 is set in a future where books are outlawed and “firemen” burn any that are found, though intellectual curiosity gets the better of the protagonist, who begins stashing books away to see if he can learn anything from them.

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Bob Bookman Leaving Paradigm to Launch New Management Company That Will Partner With Alan Gasmer

Robert Bookman At Paradigm, Bookman represented Tom Stoppard, Bill Broyles, John Irbing, Jojo Moyes, David Nicholls and Peter Moffat. It’s unclear which clients will be joining him at his new company.

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UNFIT (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMIn the not-so-distant past, America was gripped by a political movement that promised to eliminate the “unfit” from our country. This is the shocking true story of Carrie Buck, a young Virginia woman who became a lightning rod for that movement, and was forced to single-handedly fight against it for the one thing she desperately wanted – to be a mother.

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Carrie Buck’s Sterilization Subject of Melissa Hilfer’s Hot New Spec “Unfit,” Now Into Territories With Producers (Exclusive)

Carrie Buck Emma Buck Unfit34 years after her death, Carrie Buck is at the center of a timely biopic that has A-list actresses across Hollywood paying attention. Written by Undone scribe Melissa Hilfers, Unfit is set in the not-so-distant past, when America was gripped by a political movement that promised to eliminate the “unfit” from our country.

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FAHRENHEIT 451 (SALES)

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In a dystopian future, books have been outlawed and “firemen” are sent to burn any that are found.

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Etan Cohen Set To Write And Direct “Cannonball Run” Update For Warner Bros.

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The Tropic Thunder scribe has been tapped to write and direct Warner Bros.’ relaunch of the Cannonball Run franchise. The film will mark Cohen’s feature directorial debut.

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UNDONE (SALES)

Logline: Described as Gone Girl meets Primal Fear, a popular podcast brings a thirty-five year old murder case back into the public eye, re-opening the case of a mysterious death.

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REPLAY (SALES)

Logline: Centers on a test subject in a quantum experiment who is sent into the future where he finds out that his son has been killed and he’s the prime suspect. When the day is over, he goes one day back in time and realizes he must solve the murder before it happens, travelling further and further back in time as he goes.

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MARK TWAIN’S AMERICA (SALES)

Logline: Follows famed author and satirist Mark Twain between 1850 and 1910 when he was a Mississippi river boat pilot, a California gold prospector, a muckraking journalist, novelist, and public speaker.

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ZOMBIE BABY (SALES)

Logline: After the Zombie apocalypse, a young couple unsure about whether to start a family has the decision made for them when they take in an orphaned Zombie baby they don’t have the heart to kill.

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THE SHRINKING MAN (REBOOT) (SALES)

Logline: Kept under wraps but will be a more contemporary take on the story.

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THE BELLES (SPEC)

Logline: Being pitched as a female-driven comedy in the vein of “Sweet Home Alabama” meets “Working Girl.”

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PARENTAL CONSENT (SALES)

Logline: A young woman hired to drive a 17-year-old boy develops a dangerous obsession with her client.

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LOSING IT (SPEC) **CONTINUES TO KICK THE TIRES AND LIGHT THE FIRES**

Comedy spec into more territories!

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LOSING IT (SPEC)

Logline: Pitched as being in the vein of provocative “Juno” meets “Easy A”. Darcy is a smart, sassy, abstinence-preaching virgin intent on keeping her virtue while all around her are desperate to lose theirs. But her resolution is tested when an undeniably enticing but sexually reckless teen rock star moves in to the house next door.

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FIRE TEDDY (SALES)

Logline: On his first day at a new job, his boss needs him to fire an employee who just beat cancer and was dumped by his girlfriend.

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PARENTAL CONSENT (SPEC)

Logline: Story follows a high school senior whose parents hire a college student to drive him after he repeatedly fails his road test. When she embeds herself into the fabric of his dysfunctional family, it’s up to the him to keep her from driving them all down the darkest of roads.

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MY OWNER’S WEDDING (SALES)

Logline: Sensing that his owner is involved with the wrong woman, a dog sets out to sabotage the relationship and set the man up with a better match.

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MY OWNER’S WEDDING (SPEC)

Logline: Sensing that his owner is involved with the wrong woman, a dog sets out to sabotage the relationship and set the man up with a better match.

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AFTERNOON DELIGHT (SPEC)

Logline: Pitched as an ensemble comedy about the daily events that occur everyday at the world renowned “Le Parker Meridien” hotel in New York City.

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PAROLED (SPEC)

Logline: Follows a parolee who is forced by his parole officer to commit increasingly worse crimes.

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THE PERFECT COUPLE (SPEC)

Logline: A young, unassuming couple find that they’ll have to do everything they can to compete with another couple for their best friend’s affections.

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HOW TO GET RICH IN TV WITHOUT REALLY TRYING (SALES)

Logline: A satire about money making in the television industry under the guise of a self-help book.

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HOW TO LIVE LIKE A LORD WITHOUT REALLY TRYING (SALES)

Logline: A satire about how to get rich in England under the guise of a survival kit for Americans living in Britain.

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THE LINK (SALES)

Logline: Pitched as a young, teen-thriller in the vein of the Hitchcock thriller STRANGERS ON A TRAIN.

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CANNONBALL RUN (REMAKE) (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PM A group of oddballs compete in a wild and illegal cross-country car race.

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DEALBREAKER (QUARLES) (SPEC)

Logline: Pitched as being “Trading Places” meets “Wall Street”.

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RESURRECTION MAN (SPEC)

Logline: Kept under wraps, but in the vein of ROBOCOP meets DIRTY HARRY.

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