Tag Archives: Allison Shearmur Productions

Miramax Wins Option Rights To “The Reason You’re Alive”

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Miramax announced on Tuesday it has “won the bid to option” film rights for Matthew Quick’s The Reason You’re Alive. Allison Shearmur is attached to produce with Quick set to adapt the book for the screen.

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THE REASON YOU’RE ALIVE (SALES)

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A man must move home to assist his estranged, aging father – a Vietnam veteran.

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Abigail Breslin Taking Over For Jennifer Grey In ABC’s “Dirty Dancing” Remake

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ABC is continuing the trend of reimagining classic films with a new TV movie version of Dirty Dancing. They have attached Abigail Breslin in the role of “Baby,” previously played by Jennifer Grey.

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UNTITLED HAN SOLO STAR WARS SPINOFF PROJECT (SALES)

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Kept under wraps, but focuses on the adventures of a young Han Solo.

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SISTER ACT (REMAKE) (SALES)

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Kept under wraps, but serves as a remake of the 1992 film which starred Whoppi Goldberg as a lounge singer who’s forced into hiding as a nun at a San Francisco convent after a hit is put out on her.

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{TB EXCLUSIVE} Tina Fey Will Bring a Little Magic to “Hocus Pocus 2”

The “30 Rock” creator and star will produce Disney’s “Hocus Pocus” sequel.

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THE ONE AND ONLY IVAN (SALES)

Logline: Centers on a silverback gorilla who lives in a cage in a shopping mall along with an elephant and a stray dog.

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{TB EXCLUSIVE} “HOCUS POCUS” SEQUEL IN WORKS AFTER YEARS OF RUMOR

The dazzling magic of the witch-world is back!

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UNTITLED HOCUS POCUS SEQUEL (SALES)

Logline: A witch hunter teams up with a magical housewife to stop a power-hungry evil witch.

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LOVELY MONSTER (SALES)

Logline: A young woman tries to live a normal life after she contracts a condition that turns her into a monster.

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CANDY STORE (SALES)

Logline: An elite, highly trained, deep cover operative loses everything, and disappears into Brooklyn. Years later he resurfaces, serving as a beat cop, who just discovered the global organization he was dedicated to fighting is now operating in his new backyard.

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