Tag Archives: GK Films

“Homeland” Actor Rupert Friend to Write and Direct Biopic “Cornerman” with GK Films (EXCLUSIVE)

Rupert Friend ExcerptHitman: Agent 47 star Rupert Friend is set to try his hand at directing and writing for a second time with the biopic Cornerman about boxing trainer Cus D’Amato. The project is currently in pre-production with GK Films and Fabrica de Cine.

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CORNERMAN (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMLegendary boxing trainer Cus D’Amato seeks to cement his legacy by mentoring a troubled, teenaged Mike Tyson toward becoming the youngest boxing heavyweight champion of the world.

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CONTINGENCY PROTOCOL (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMIn the near future where global video surveillance has rendered the witness protection program obsolete, time travel is used to hide high profile witnesses.

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Updated: Red Hot Action Thriller “Contingency Protocol” From Bellevue Adds New Territories Heading Into Holiday Weekend (EXCLUSIVE)

Heat meterUpdated 09.02.16: Mark Townend’s high-concept sci-fi action thriller, pitched as Looper meets Safe House, continues to burn up the market ahead of the holiday weekend, with Screen Gems, Legendary Pictures, and AG Capital being the latest to take a closer look at what has become one of the summer’s hottest specs.

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CONTINGENCY PROTOCOL (Spec)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMLogline: In the near future where global video surveillance has rendered the witness protection program obsolete, time travel is used to hide high profile witnesses.

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“Masters Of Sex” Star Lizzy Caplan Joins Brad Pitt In WWII Thriller From Robert Zemeckis

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Lizzy Caplan, star of Showtime’s Masters of Sex, has been cast opposite Brad Pitt, Marion Cotillard, and Jared Harris in a new action thriller form The Walk director Robert Zemeckis.

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Jared Harris Joins Brad Pitt & Marion Cotillard In WWII Spy Thriller

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Robert Zemeckis has cast Jared Harris in his next feature, an untitled spy thriller set in World War II. He joins Brad Pitt and Marion Cotillard.

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{Exclusive} RUMOR: Kathryn Bigelow, Mimi Leder, And Catherine Hardwicke On “Tomb Raider” Directors Shortlist

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We’re working to confirm the rumor that producers of the much-anticipated Tomb Raider reboot have narrowed down their shortlist of directors to Kathryn Bigelow, Mimi Leder, and Catherine Hardwicke.

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UNTITLED STEVEN KNIGHT THRILLER (SALES)

Follows married assassins who fall in love and wed in Casablanca whilst on a mission to assassinate a German ambassador; however, their happiness is abruptly ended when the husband receives intel that his wife may be a double agent working for the Germans.

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{TB EXCLUSIVE} Gemma Arterton Is Set to Star in “Mercury”

The “Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters” star will appear in the Freddie Mercury biopic.

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UNTITLED WWII ROMANTIC THRILLER (SALES)

Logline: Two spies begin a heated romance during World War II, only to return home to London to uncover that they both might not be who they said they were.

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JUKEBOX MUSICAL (SALES)

Logline: Story utilizes the musical catalogue of Swedish songwriter and music producer Max Martin, the man behind songs such as “Baby One More Time,” “I Kissed A Girl,” and “We Are Never Getting Back Together.”

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SHANTARAM (SALES)

Logline: An Australian heroin addict convicted of robbery escapes from maximum-security prison and flees to India and reinvents himself as a doctor in the slums of Bombay. He gets involved in counterfeiting, smuggling and gunrunning, which leads him to Afghanistan, where he and a mob boss battle the Russians.

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GK Films Teams With Warner Bros.

Production Co. signs first-look deal.

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JET LAG (SALES)

Logline: A man meets a beautiful woman on a plane who later disappears in the airport, but while searching for her, he attracts attention from an assassin.

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THE FIFTH WAVE (SALES)

Logline: When the human race is on the verge of extinction, one of the last survivors on earth, an extraordinary young woman, goes on a mission to track down her younger brother who was abducted by the extraterrestrial creatures colonizing Earth.

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ATTICA (SALES)

Logline: As a newly married family move into their new home, the couple’s assorted step-kids find themselves on the adventure of a lifetime, when they stumble into a pan-dimensional world tucked inside their attic.

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LITTLE WHITE CORVETTE (SALES)

Logline: A nerdy guy and his wild older sister travel to Miami to try and sell a million-dollar stash of ’70s cocaine they found in the trunk of their late father’s car.

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DESPERATE HOURS (SALES)

Logline: A small town crippled by WWI and the Spanish flu finds itself facing major moral questions and a brutal invading force when a young girl shows up on a rancher’s doorstep covered in blood.

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THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN (SALES)

Logline: Story centers around the largest and most sustained air battle to date between the German Luftwaffe and the Royal Air Force over London in 1940.

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HOME (SALES)

Logline: An erratic young man, recently released from prison, stays at his deceased father’s home where he begins to suspect his father is haunting him.

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THE VAULT (SARKAR) (SALES)

Logline: Story centers on a group of divers who, off the coast of Nov Scotia, uncover a sarcophagus with unusual remains and inadvertently unleash an ancient evil.

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SPARTACUS (SALES)

Logline: Focuses on the rebel leader who took on the Roman Empire for two years with 70,000 gladiators and 50,000 freed slaves.

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OUTBACK (SALES)

Logline: Kept under wraps.

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DESPERATE HOURS (SPEC)

A small town crippled by WWI and the Spanish flu finds itself facing major moral questions and a brutal invading force when a young girl shows up on a rancher’s doorstep covered in blood.

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ACCIDENTAL PLAYBOY (SALES)

Logline: A neurotic sexual amateur hits the road seeking Playboy’s “Playmate of the Millenium” and emerges more sexually mature.

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SATCH (SALES)

Logline: A young boy discovers a sasquatch in the woods of Oregon and they form a bond.

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TV SALES, PICK-UPS, ATTACHMENTS, RENEWALS & DEALS (04.04.11)

4 Networks continue to expand the buying season, while Sony TV locks up four creatives in 2/7s, and two showrunners join shows, while GK and Valhalla set to create Deadwood on the Ocean!

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CITIES (SALES)

Logline: Story follows an Australian hedge fund manager who attempts to short the Indian Rupee and causes a disaster.

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TOMB RAIDER (REBOOT) (SALES)

Logline: Story follows the adventures of Lara Croft, a British archaeologist who ventures into ancient, hazardous tombs and ruins around the world in search of rare artifacts.

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