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Orson Welles Alien Invasion Broadcast Film to be Financed by Echo Lake

welleswarwoldsTNCo-producer Sean Sorenson’s spec script We Interrupt this Program will go behind the scenes of the War of the Worlds broadcast that panicked the nation.

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Mickey Rourke, Mick Garris and Joe Dante Team Up for “Nightmare Cinema” Anthology

The other directors involved in the horror anthology are David Slade, Ryuhei Kitamura and Alejandro Brugues.

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What Casting Drama? Disney’s “Aladdin” to Star Mena Massoud, Naomi Scott

Mena Massoud AladdinThe rising stars join Will Smith, who will be playing the Genie. The studio will now turn its attention to casting the villainous Jafar and his henchman Iago.

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Timothee Chalamet, Elle Fanning Eyed to Star in Woody Allen’s Next Movie (Exclusive)

Timothee Chalamet Elle Fanning Woody AllenFanning currently stars in Sofia Coppola’s The Beguiled, while Chalamet’s acclaimed Sundance drama Call Me by Your Name will hit theaters this fall.

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TV Casting Round-Up (03.16.17) – Emily VanCamp Joins Fox Medical Drama, “Parenthood” Alum Monica Potter to Star Opposite Jeremy Piven, Nia Long to Topline “Goldbergs” Spinoff, and More…

emily vancamp excerptCommunity alum Yvette Nicole Brown has boarded the untitled Mayor City comedy, Oscar-winner Timothy Hutton has joined Amazon’s Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan, and Nia Long is set to star in The Goldbergs spinoff.

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TV Casting Round-Up: Lea Michele Departing “Scream Queens” for ABC Comedy

lea michele excerptLea Michele is saying goodbye to Scream Queens as she joins an untitled comedy on ABC while Dylan McDermott and Austin Stowell both board pilots at Fox.

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FRANCIS & THE GODFATHER (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMA behind-the-scenes look at the making of the classic motion picture, The Godfather.

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Dakota Fanning to Star in TNT Drama “The Alienist”

dakota-fanning-excerptCary Fukunaga’s upcoming TNT series The Alienist has landed A-list actor Dakota Fanning as its star. Based on the international best-seller from Caleb Carr, Fanning will join Daniel Bruhl and Luke Evans in the drama.

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O2 (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PM A woman wakes in a cryogenic pod, alone, with no memory, no way out. All she knows is that she has 90 minutes of oxygen left and must figure out how to save herself, while discovering who she really is, who put her there, and most importantly… why?

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Up and Coming Director Grant Sputore to Helm “Mother” from Michael Green (EXCLUSIVE)

Grant Sputore ExcerptAfter the spec Mother landed on the Tracking Board 2016 Hit List from writer Michael Green, the film was quickly set up at the Australian production company The Penguin Empire with Grant Sputore attached to direct the film, the Tracking Board has learned.

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MOTHER (GREEN) (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMA teenage girl being raised in a bunker by a robot “Mother” begins to question the intentions of her caretaker after an unexpected stranger arrives with alarming news.

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Elle Fanning in Talks to Star in Adaptation of “Beware That Girl”

elle-fanning-excerptAwesomeness Films is adapting Teresa Toten’s YA novel Beware That Girl and they are looking to Elle Fanning to fill the starring role. Cut from the same cloth as psychological thrillers Gone Girl and The Girl on the Train, the film follows two girls at an elite Manhattan private school as they manipulate each other in a game of cat and mouse.

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Amy Pascal Acquires Spec Script “The Post” About the Pentagon Papers

Amy Pascal ExcerptIn a competitive bidding war, Amy Pascal and her company Pascal Pictures came away with the new spec script, The Post. The script hails from writer Liz Hannah and this is her first spec deal.

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THE POST (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMBased on the real story of the Pentagon Papers and the Washington Post’s editor and publisher challenging the federal government to publish them in 1971.

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THE POST (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMBased on the real story of the Pentagon Papers and the Washington Post’s editor and publisher challenging the federal government to publish them in 1971.

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A MOST DANGEROUS MAN (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMCenters on the real-life Otto Skorzeny, a high-ranking Nazi special forces soldier and Hitler confidant who was known by the Allies as “the most dangerous man in Europe”.

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Peter Dinklage & Elle Fanning to Headline “I Think We’re Alone Now”

peter dinklage excerptMeadowland‘s Reed Morano has booked Peter Dinklage and Elle Fanning to star in I Think We’re Alone Now. Automatik is behind the project with Morano directing with a script from Mike Makowsky.

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“Trailer Park Boys” Creator Sets “Crawford” at Comedy Central

comedy central excerptTrailer Park Boys creator Mike Clattenburg and Mike O’Neill have set new comedy Crawford at Comedy Central and Canada’s CBC. The 13 episode series would debut in late 2017.

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O2 (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMLogline: A woman wakes in a cryogenic pod, alone, with no memory and no way out. All she knows is that she has 90 minutes of oxygen left and must figure out how to save herself, while discovering who she really is, who put her there, and most importantly… why?

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Hulu Developing Fantasy Adventure Series “Throne of Glass”

Throne of Glass ExcerptHulu has put into development the best-selling book series Throne of Glass. The adaptation, titled Queen of Shadows after the fourth book, will be penned by Kira Snyder and Anna Foerster will direct the pilot.

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THE LAST DRAW OF JACK OF HEARTS (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMWhen Jack, the leading member of a mercenary outfit, survives after being shot in the back and left for dead, he returns to his former Naples base for revenge and to reunite with the woman he loves — but events soon take a violent turn.

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USA Developing Con Artist Series with John Cho Attached to Star

John Cho ExcerptStar Trek actor John Cho is coming back to earth to star in a brand new series from USA Network. Connoisseur is an hourlong drama from Gary Lundy, Hand of God creator Ben Watkins, and Cho, which explores the world of con artists.

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Kirsten Dunst To Direct Dakota Fanning In Sylvia Plath Adaptation “The Bell Jar”

kirsten-dunstAcademy Award-nominated actress Kirsten Dunst is set to make her feature directorial debut with an adaptation of Sylvia Plath’s The Bell Jar. Dakota Fanning will take on the lead role of Esther Greenwood.

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THE BELL JAR (DUNST) (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMSet in the 1950s, follows Greenwood, who takes an internship at a magazine in New York City and, after she returns home to Boston, begins to suffer from mental illness.

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2016 Launch Pad Alum Jay Riedl Signs With Echo Lake Entertainment (EXCLUSIVE)

Jay RiedlJay Riedl is the latest Launch Pad Alum from our 2016 Launch Pad Pilots Competition to find representation. After her pilot Snark landed in the Top 50 of our competition, she signed with Echo Lake Entertainment.

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FIRE ISLAND (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMWhen his son goes missing on Fire Island, a homophobic retired cop must buddy-up with his future son-in-law in order to find him before the wedding day.

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FIRE ISLAND (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMWhen his son goes missing on Fire Island, a homophobic retired cop must buddy-up with his future son-in-law in order to find him before the wedding day.

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CHICKENSHIT (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMLogline: With the help of a rag-tag group of boys, 11-year-old Phoenix sets out on a dangerous mission to save her Detroit neighborhood from arsonists and to prove herself to her father.

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Paramount Picks Up “The Gun Show” Spec From Hit List Alum Lucas Carter

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Carter landed on the Hit List in 2013 with his feature script for the thriller Camden which was set up at The Exchange.

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THE GUN SHOW (SALES)

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A star cop who, after being involved in a huge shootout, wakes up after 20 years to find himself in 2016. He gets back into the game and is out to find who killed his partner with the help of his partner’s risk-averse son.

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