Tag Archives: Allison Shearmur

Thandie Newton Joins “Han Solo” Movie, Adds Diversity to “Star Wars” Spinoff

Thandie Newton Star Wars She’s the first actress of color to land a key role in Disney and Lucasfilm’s Star Wars spinoffs.

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ZELDA (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMCenters on Zelda Fitzgerald, the wife of author F. Scott Fitzgerald and his indispensable muse and fiercest competitor. Desperate to define herself through her own art, the film explores the question: Can love exist between creative equals? Born in Montgomery, Alabama, Zelda Fitzgerald was dubbed was hailed as the “first American Flapper.”

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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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Elizabeth Banks Set To Star As Villain In “Power Rangers”

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It’s morphin’ time for Elizabeth Banks! The Hunger Games actress has signed on to star as the villainous alien witch, Rita Repulsa in the movie adaptation of Power Rangers.

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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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“Monster Hunt” Actor Ludi Lin Cast As Black Ranger In “Power Rangers”

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Lionsgate announced via Twitter and Instagram on Thursday that it has found its Black Ranger: Ludi Lin will don the spandex suit for the highly-anticipated Power Rangers movie.

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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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ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY (SALES)

Set immediately before the events of Star Wars: A New Hope, it tells the story of how the rebels got their hands on the plans to the Death Star, as well as depicting the first victory won by the rebel alliance and alluded to in the opening crawl to the first film in the Star Wars saga.

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POWER RANGERS (SALES)

Logline: Reboot based on the 90s television series “Mighty Morphin Power Rangers.”

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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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BURIAL RITES (SALES)

Logline: A young woman in Iceland is sent to an isolated farm to await execution for the murder of her master which she may or may not have committed.

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DEVIL IN THE GROVE (SALES)

Logline: Centers on the true story of Thurgood Marshall taking on the legal case of four black men who were falsely accused of raping a white woman in 1949.

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THE DEVIL IN THE GROVE (SALES)

Logline: Chronicles the true story of Thurgood Marshall and the NAACP’s legal team helping to save the lives of four black men falsely accused of raping a white woman in Florida in 1949.

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ENDANGERED (SALES)

Logline: When a drug company discovers a primate over 200 years old, a team descends on the perilous jungle of southeast Asia in search of the Fountain of Youth; only to find there are ancient reasons it has stayed forever hidden.

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NERVE (SALES)

Logline: A teenage girl gets caught up in an online game of dares called Nerve, but what starts out as fun and leads to fame, turns deadly as the mysterious company behind it all plays on contestants fears.

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WHEN WE WERE FIRST GODS (SALES)

Logline: In the future, humanity has discovered immortality but it is only available to the wealthy and elite. A man plots to try and murder his immortal wife and give her immortality to his mortal mistress.

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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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CHAOS WALKING (SALES)

Logline: Story follows a group of humans colonizing an Earth-like planet who are infected with a virus that makes all their thoughts audible. In the ensuing chaos, a corrupt autocrat tries to take over the planet and start a war with the indigenous aliens.

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THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE (SALES)

Logline: In the aftermath of the last Hunger Games, a rebellion against the ruling Capitol has begun. Prior contestants must return to the arena in a special edition of The Hunger Games.

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THE GAME (SALES)

Logline: Centers on an average frustrated chump’s attempts to become the world’s best pickup artist with the help of professional seduction experts.

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CINDERELLA (SALES)

Logline: After she makes an impression on the prince, Cinderella must fight her way out of the enchanted forest in order to prevent the prince from entering a marriage that will destroy the kingdom.

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ABDUCTION (SALES)

Logline: When a teenager who has always felt distanced from his parents discovers that he was, in fact, kidnapped as a child, he is thrust into a vast conspiracy and must go on the run in order to survive.

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WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN YOU’RE EXPECTING (SALES)

Logline: Explores the relationships of five couples on their way to parenthood.

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DIRTY DANCING (REMAKE) (SALES)

Logline: Follows a pampered young girl who summers with her upscale family at an establishment in the Catskills and falls in love with the resident dance instructor.

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THE NEXT THREE DAYS (SALES)

Logline: Follows a couple, who are married and lead a happy, quiet existence with their son. But their lives are turned upside down one morning when the police come to their home to arrest the wife for murder. She is sentenced to twenty years in prison. Convinced of her innocence, her husband then decides to help his wife escape.

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THE HUNGER GAMES (SALES)

Logline: Story takes place in a future world where young boys and girls are forced to participate in a televised battle to the death.

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