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The first and only true account of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Heist in 1990 as told to the screenwriter by the son of the man who masterminded the heist.
Pitched as Memento mets Deja Vu. When an emotionally-broken detective with preternatural abilities loses his wife to a ‘hit’ that he knows was meant for him, he joins a hi-tech law enforcement division that maps his brain and allows him to revisit every memory and case file of his life to track down the killer. In the process he also discovers he has the ability to relive all of the moments of his life with his wife before she died.
The larger than life journey of André René Roussimoff, the man who would become Andre the Giant, and the giant who would go on to become an icon. From his humble farm life in rural France, to the largest sell out events the world has ever seen, this is the story of the man who sacrificed everything to entertain the masses, and the personal battles he faced on his way to becoming a legend. Think Big Fish meets The Wrestler.
Pitched in the vein of OCEAN’S 11 meets ARGO. In September 1960, three CIA agents, led by a headstrong engineer with something to prove, bungled their way into Fidel Castro’s clutches attempting to bug a diplomatic residence in Havana, Cuba. On the eve of the most dangerous international standoff of the 20th century, disavowed by the CIA, the three were sentenced to ten years in Cuba’s most notorious prison. To get out, they would need a Hail Mary plan, a Dirty Dozen of prison conspirators, and a woman who refused to bow to authority. Based on an article for the new digital media magazine Truly*Adventurous.
Based on true events, after escaping a violent kidnapping, a teenage girl helps local authorities in discovering an emerging Satanic cult and their true dark motives.
A former war and conflict photographer turned personal celebrity paparazzi gets inextricably entangled in his current rapper music-star client’s life when her young daughter is taken and then ransomed over and over again in a tormenting escalating way by the kidnappers.
Following the attacks on Pearl Harbor, President Roosevelt issues Executive Order 9066, authorizing the military to place Japanese-Americans in internment camps. After defying orders to report to the camps, a 23-year-old natural born citizen is arrested in San Francisco but his case is discovered by two intrepid ACLU lawyers who fight it all the way up to the Supreme Court, challenging the Constitutionality of the order in what would become one of the most notorious Supreme Court cases in U.S. History.
A man is freed from a concentration camp only to have to go back to find his love and this time, get them both out.
While vacationing at her deceased father’s cabin in rural Alaska, a mentally ill mother suffers an unspeakable tragedy that threatens to destroy her family.
A beloved Colorado lawman who lives by his own version of the truth is headed for prison. Before he gets there, he escapes custody. A young female sheriff who still believes in right and wrong must go it alone chasing him through the rugged Colorado wilderness.
Based on a true story, it’s a crime drama/thriller in the vein of MOLLY’S GAME about the first of JFK’s mistresses to be publicly identified, her connection to mafia boss Sam Giancana and involvement in the confidential CIA plot to assassinate Fidel Castro.
A young woman grieving the death of her father, along with several other strangers, must survive the Cascade Mountains in the aftermath of a catastrophic natural disaster…only to realize that their greatest threat isn’t nature itself, but someone within their group. Inspired by the true violent history of the famed Cascade Mountain Range.
Nora, a trophy wife desperate to hold on to her husband travels to the Hamptons for the summer with her young daughter, while she waits for him to join her, the brother of her live in babysitter appears on her doorstep endangering the life she has created.
A teenage girl and her two brothers are shepherded by an emancipated expert huntswoman from Illinois to Alabama during the Civil War to rescue a sibling from a lawless confederate prison camp.
When an ambitious girl from the slums of China manipulates her way into marriage with a media tycoon, she becomes one of the most powerful women in the Western world. This is the story of Wendi Deng, second wife of Rupert Murdoch.
Based on historic events. A young, unmarried woman’s pregnancy derails her college and career-track life when she gets sent to St. Mary’s House for Unwed Mothers, where she is forced to secretly give birth and put her child up for adoption.
After the death of their mother, an absent father takes his two sons to the family cabin on a remote Alaskan island, but when disaster strikes they are forced to survive months alone in the frigid wilderness.
Story details are currently being kept under wraps.
El Camino revolves around a self-centered ex-con moonshiner, who finds himself way in over his head when his ex-girlfriend is murdered and her young, disabled son is left parentless. Realizing they’re both on the kill list, he takes the kid on the run to the Mexican border and learns some important lessons along the way.
A burnt out former Olympic athlete, who now specializes in corpse recovery from the world’s highest mountains, battles extreme vertical elements and ruthless mercenaries as she races to summit Everest and recover top secret information from the body of a dead spy.
Set against the austere backdrop of pig-hunting in modern day Hawaii, an unlikely bond is formed when an orphaned wild piglet takes shelter in the backyard of a grieving couple, leading to a series of unintended consequences.
Miami, 1975. A true story in the vein of American Hustle, The Fastest Game follows Ronnie Weiss, a law school graduate primed to start his life, who’s suddenly saddled with his late-father’s enormous gambling debt and thrust into a world he’s desperately tried to avoid. To climb out of the hole and escape a notorious Miami Beach bookie, Ronnie and his childhood friend devise a betting system that exploits the glamorous, high-stakes sport of Jai Alai, making millions of dollars and enemies of the Boston Mob and Federal Government in the process.
After the courts release a woman’s five alleged rapists due to the lack of supporting evidence, her family takes the law into their own hands and kills one of them. Now, the greatest attorneys of the 20th century, Clarence Darrow, must defend the family but for the first and only time in his career, he might be fighting for the wrong side.
The incredible, true story of Barney Ross, the son of a rabbi who turns to boxing in an effort to reunite his family after his father is murdered in Chicago, and he ends up becoming a World Champion boxer in three different weight classes before being lauded as a war hero during WWII.
Details a modern day meeting between President Nixon and Hunter S. Thompson.
Man’s mind is portal’d to a distant planet at the edge of our solar system to help in a hi-stakes excavation which beholds elements of sci-fi’d INDIANA JONES .. dually yielding his own metaphysical journey.
At the peak of the Great Depression, a struggling Black couple, lured by money and freedom, accept work in the newly Communist USSR, only to learn that their new home is anything but the promised land. Inspired by true events.
In 2003, Operation Red Dawn led to the capture of Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein. SADDAM & ME chronicles the true story of the relationship between Beirut-born FBI Interrogator George Piro and Saddam Hussein, as the United States seeks to find the truth about WMDs in Iraq.