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Daniel Casey to Rewrite “The Craft” Remake for Sony, Director Leigh Janiak (Exclusive)

The Craft Daniel CaseyCasey has a lot of heat right now, and Sony is already working with him on Fede Alvarez’s Incognito. He did a rewrite on Bad Robot’s hit thriller 10 Cloverfield Lane and was recently hired by Fox 2000 to adapt Larry Niven’s short story Inconstant Moon for director James Ponsoldt.

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James Ponsoldt to Direct Sci-Fi Pitch with “Arrival” Producers and Fox 2000

James Ponsoldt ExcerptAfter scoring eight Oscar nominations on Tuesday for Arrival, producer Shawn Levy is looking to stay in the realm of science-fiction. Along with his 21 Laps banner, Levy will produce an untitled sci-fi pitch, which has been acquired by Fox 2000. James Ponsoldt will direct based on a script by Daniel Casey.

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INCONSTANT MOON (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMA couple contemplates whether or not to break up over the course of one night in Los Angeles as an apocalyptic disaster threatens the possible end of the world at sunrise.

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Inconstant Moon (Pitch)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMA couple contemplates whether or not to break up over the course of one night in Los Angeles as an apocalyptic disaster threatens the possible end of the world at sunrise.

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Screenwriter Daniel Casey Boards Fede Alvarez-Directed Adaptation of “Incognito”

casey-alvarez-excerptThe big screen adaptation of Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips’ comic Incognito has tapped up and coming screenwriter Daniel Casey to work on the script. The project was previously in development at 20th Century Fox with Robert Schenkkan scripting. Now at Sony, Fede Alvarez and his writing partner, Rodo Sayagues penned the latest draft.

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KIN (BAKER) (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMRevolves around a recently released ex-con and his adopted younger brother who are forced to go on the run. Chased by a vengeful criminal, the feds and a cadre of otherworldly soldiers, their only protection is a found weapon of mysterious ancestry.

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GODFORSAKEN (SALES)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)After hearing about the death of his son, an aging ex-con is forced out of his self-imposed isolation to protect the only family he has left and avenge the son he hardly knew.

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JACKDAW (SALES)

Logline: When a reformed criminal receives a key in the mail from his estranged and recently murdered son, he has to use whatever means necessary to protect himself and his grandchild.

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THEORY OF EVERYTHING (SALES)

Logline: A disgraced scientist seeks to rescue his wife from a parallel dimension – a woman who was previously assumed dead.

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THEORY OF EVERYTHING (PITCH)

Logline: A disgraced scientist seeks to rescue his wife from a parallel dimension – a woman who was previously assumed dead.

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Daniel Casey To Pen Justin Lin Produced Gritty Sci-Fi Project

Scribe lands his first writing gig for director Bobby Glick.

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UNTITLED BOBBY GLICKERT SCI-FI PROJECT (SALES)

Logline: Kept under wraps, but will be a gritty sci-fi crime thriller in the vein of “Heat” and “Bourne.”

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INCOGNITO (SALES)

Logline: Zack Overkill is a former villain in a witness-protection program. A mandated regimen of pills keeps his powers at bay, and an overzealous parole officer keeps his balls busted. But then he finds out that illegal substances restore his powers, freeing him from the drudgery of his job as file clerk and putting him behind a mask again, this time as a good guy.

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