Tag Archives: Chernin Entertainment
In the vein of The Heat, two overzealous female FBI agents go undercover — as men — in order to bring down a male-dominated domestic militia group, and in the process discover more about their true selves than they ever imagined.
Set at an exclusive boarding school in England, the story follows a first-year student named Greer, who is invited for a weekend getaway by the Medievals, the school’s elite and most popular group. The invite promises a weekend of bloodsports, but what Greer and the other invitees don’t know is that the Medievals just might be hunting, shooting and fishing them over the next three days.
After an earthquake destroys their underwater station, a crew of six must navigate two miles in the dangerous unknown depths of the ocean floor to make it safety.
Logline kept under wraps, but it will be a modernized action hero pic based on the ’60s TV series.
The thrilling spec Canary Black from writer Matthew Kennedy is moving into several new territories to start development on the project. It has swiftly captured the attention of numerous producers, now interested in becoming attached.
Logline: After her husband is kidnapped in Prague, an elite CIA agent is forced to commit treason in order to pay the ransom.
Zita sets out on a quest to rescue her friend who is abducted by an alien cult.
Story details are being kept under wraps, but being pitched in the vein of One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest.
Logline: Inspired by true events. When an intelligence leak exposes a covert mission in Afghanistan, a grieving CIA operative and his translator must find their way out of the desert, outgunned and hunted by elite special forces. Sicario meets Bourne.
UPDATE (3.10.16): Imperative Entertainment wins the war for David Grann’s Killers of the Flower Moon with a massive $5 million bid, making this one of the richest book deals to go down in recent history. Imperative beat out an offer from Star Wars director JJ Abrams.
Centers on Katherine Johnson’s involvement in the launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit. Based on the book Hidden Figures: The Story Of The African-American Women Who Helped Win The Space Race by Margot Lee Shetterly.
When a Marine throws his body on a grenade to protect his squadmates, his parents deal with the grief after taking him off of life support.
Chernin Entertainment is following the trend of classic story retellings like Maleficent, developing a film centered around Esmeralda from The Hunchback of Notre Dame. Titled after the story’s heroine, Esmeralda is a live-action adventure adapted from Victor Hugo’s novel.
Kept under wraps, but pitched as a live-action feature centered around Esmeralda from The Hunchback of Notre Dame.
Kept under wraps, but pitched as a time travel procedural with franchise potential.
Brian Duffield’s spec Underwater, which was bought by Chernin, has been set up at 20th Century Fox, paving the way for the aquatic thriller to propel through the development process.