Tag Archives: Columbia Pictures
The Purge meets Bourne Identity. Four criminal soldiers, whose skills have been enhanced by horrifying experiments, escape to a small Wisconsin town and begin a campaign of terror. Only a former army medic, his tough high school sweetheart, and a weathered local sheriff stand in the way of these brutal killers who are on a mission to find the eccentric who holds the key to their survival.
Set in 1960s Chicago, the story is told from the point of view of a 10-year girl who loves monsters (and wants to be one) and hates the cancer that is eating her mother. When her Holocaust survivor neighbor dies under mysterious circumstances, the girl decides to play detective.
Via their Columbia Pictures banner, Sony Pictures has acquired the pitch Hope Heals from writers Bob Smiley and Justin Hensley, the Tracking Board has confirmed. The project is based on the memoir of the same name and adds to the growing list of faith-based films from the studio.
After suffering a stroke, Katherine and her husband use their experience to help give faith and hope to others who are struggling from a similar situation.
A brand new — and appropriately timely — spec is hitting the market this week from scribe Patrick McConville. The political thriller Inauguration Day has already captured the attention of several producers and is moving into major territories.
When a malicious cyber attack against U.S. Space Command forces the President-Elect and the outgoing President into the Situation Room hours before the Inauguration ceremony, the rival Presidents and their National Security teams work with and against each other to determine who is responsible for the attack and how to respond before it’s too late.
James R. Hannibal’s The Lost Property Office is headed for the big screen as Columbia Pictures has acquired the film rights to the YA novel. The property is the first in a series published earlier this year.
A 13-year-old named Jack Buckles, who is uncanny at locating missing things, test his mettle and searches for his father, who disappeared one day in London without a trace.
Sci-fi novel The Diabolic has been scooped up by Matt Tolmach Productions and Columbia Pictures. The project from writer S.J. Kincaid is described as Red Queen meets The Hunger Games.
As the galaxy’s most fierce warrior, a humanoid teen masquerades as a senator’s daughter and a hostage of the galactic court.
The hot spec Hummingbird from writer John McClain is hitting the market with production company Broken Road leading the way. The project already has Marcus Kryler and Frederick Akerstrom attached to direct and actor Shailene Woodley interested in starring.
Under wraps, but said to be an elevated action/sci-fi in the vein of Lucy.
One of the world’s most famous crime novelists may, once again, be headed to the big screen. Columbia is in development with an action-adventure take on Agatha Christie from writer Tom Shepherd.
Pitched as Sherlock Holmes meets The Thomas Crown Affair, finds a young, adventurous Agatha Christie joining Sir Arthur Conan Doyle on a mission to track down the whereabouts of a missing oil tycoon.
Things are about to get Smurfy for Joe Manganiello, Danny Pudi, and Jack McBrayer. The three have been added to the voice cast of Smurfs: The Lost Village, the third installment of the big-action adaption of the popular animated series from the ’80s.
Five friends head to Miami for a bachelorette weekend that ends up going completely out of control.
Remake of the 1984 classic. An alien crash lands onto the property of a widow and takes the form of her deceased husband, developing a personal and romantic connection.
Kept under wraps, said to be an animated take on the Marvel Comics hero.
Logline: The United States uses their most advanced drones to battle terrorists in this remake of the 1983 actioner of the same name.
Logline: During America’s cold war in 2048, Chase Harcourt is one of two fearless pilots who will fly an experimental jet, which is her country’s hope of winning.
Logline: After WWII, U.S. Counter Intelligence Corps officer Jack Hunter uncovered a Nazi conspiracy for a Fourth Reich, planned by Artur Axmann, who escaped from Hitler’s bunker.
Logline: Kept under wraps, but serves as a shared universe spin-off of the upcoming Paul Feig-directed reboot.
Logline: Sony/Marvel collaboration Spider-Man reboot, set for July 28th, 2017. Story kept under wraps, but involves a teenage Peter Parker.
Logline: A young psychiatrist tries some unorthodox therapy on an institutionalized patient, and as a result, finds that his life has been turned upside down.
Logline: A group of guys fake kidnap their friend in order to free him up for their Super Bowl party.