Tag Archives: Industry Entertainment

HACK/SLASH (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM Based on the best-selling and iconic comic book by Tim Seeley and Stefano Caselli, Cassie Hack travels the world hunting and destroying slashers and saving endangered teenagers.

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2018 Launch Pad Pilots Top 10 Writer Meg Favreau Signs With Industry Entertainment

Meg Favreau Signing The writer of The Value Shopping Network leverages her hilarious pilot to sign with manager Sarah Dodge at Industry Entertainment.

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PONY (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM The story follows a mysterious 28-year-old horse rider who is tormented by his past, and must accomplish the dangerous task of carrying an important package from Salt Lake City to Sacramento.

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WITNESS NUMBER ONE (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM This is the untold true story of how a straight-arrow U.S. marshal and a hot-headed mafia hitman succeeded in breaking the mob and, in doing so, created the Witness Protection Program. Only much later did the world learn their success was based on a lie, a frame-up that became the greatest scandal in the history of the FBI.

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TV Casting Round-Up (03.22.18) – Jerry O’Connell to Play Sheldon’s Brother on “Big Bang Theory” and More…

jerry o'connellThe Big Bang Theory is continuing to add to Sheldon’s family in adulthood with Jerry O’Connell joining the show for a guest-starring role as Sheldon’s brother, Georgie. The character appears on the spin-off series Young Sheldon played by Montana Jordan. All this and more on today’s TV casting round-up.

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TV Casting Round-Up (03.20.18) – Sinbad and Jessica Moore Tapped to Star in Fox Comedy “Rel”

sinbadActor-comedian Sinbad is headed to the small screen for Fox’s comedy pilot Rel. Joining him is Jessica “Jess Hilarious” Moore who replaces previously cast Angel Laketa Moore. All this and more on today’s TV casting round-up.

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INVASION (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM The storyline is under wraps but is said to be a home invasion thriller inside an alien invasion.

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Nicole 4 Eva! Universal, Brian Grazer to “Reimagine” Mark Wahlberg-Reese Witherspoon Thriller “Fear”

Fear Remake, Er, ReimaginingThe studio has hired its Straight Outta Compton scribe Jonathan Herman to write the script, and there’s no word on whether the Rollercoaster will return, or whether it’ll be replaced by a sexy Ferris Wheel.

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Kathy Bates, Kim Dickens and More Fill Out John Lee Hancock’s “Highwaymen” Cast

BatesDickensFilming has begun in Louisiana for the crime-drama about a pair of lawmen (played by Kevin Costner and Woody Harrelson) who make a last ditch attempt to capture Bonnie and Clyde.

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“2 Fast 2 Furious” Scribe Michael Brandt Sells Supernatural Thriller Pitch to 20th Century Fox

Michael Brandt Fox PitchBrandt co-created NBC’s Chicago Fire and its two spinoffs, and currently serves as an EP on all three Chicago series. He also directed the 2011 Richard Gere thriller The Double, and co-wrote Wanted and 3:10 to Yuma with Derek Haas.

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UNTITLED BRANT SUPERNATURAL THRILLER (PITCH)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM The storyline is currently under wraps.

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“Are You Afraid of the Dark?” Movie In the Works at Paramount Players (Exclusive)

Are You Afraid of the Dark?Gary Dauberman, who wrote It and the Annabelle movies, has been hired to turn Nickelodeon’s beloved TV series into a feature film.

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Brad Weston’s New Company Makeready Wins Auction for Timely Sci-Fi Story “The Appearance”

Iain McDonald (“Rodney and Sheryl”) will adapt Matthew Baker’s short story, which has been compared to “Arrival” and “District 9.”

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Paramount Finds Its “Eli” in Charlie Shotwell from “Captain Fantastic”

charlieshotwllCaptainFantasticTN“Sinister 2’s” Ciaran Foy directs the Black List psychological horror film to be released in Jan. 2019.

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SMOKE AS DIRECTED (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMThe captivating true story of a neurotic, unemployed DC speechwriter who, upon accidentally discovering that marijuana reverses the blinding effects of his glaucoma, boldly fights the DEA and FDA on a national scale to become America’s first medical marijuana patient, championing this groundbreaking movement and igniting a controversial national debate.

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“Beetlejuice 2” Finds New Writer at Warner Brothers

BeetlejuiceExcerptBeetlejuice 2 finds a new writer with Mike Vukadinovich.

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ROCK THE BELLS (PITCH)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM The storyline is under wraps but is being described as a hybrid Christmas family comedy.

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Fox Commits to Royal Custody Comedy from Danny Zuker, Trevor Engelson and Dan Farah

Engelson’s ex-wife Meghan Markle is currently dating Prince Harry, and the fictional premise of show involves a divorced man whose ex-wife marries into the British Royal family.

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THE WATCHER (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMIn the vein REAR WINDOW, BLOW UP, and DISTURBIA… a young woman, uncomfortable with real human contact, uses a high end drone to take “candid” photos of unsuspecting subjects and finds her life suddenly in danger when she witnesses a brutal crime through the lens of her drone.

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Greg Berlanti’s “Titans” Casts Minka Kelly and Alan Ritchson as Dove and Hawk

alan ritchson excerptThe series from Warner Bros. TV is set to bow in 2018 as part of a new direct-to-consumer digital service from the WB. He joins previously cast Brenton Thwaites, Anna Diop, and Teagan Croft.

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“Pirates 5” Star Brenton Thwaites to Play Dick Grayson in “Titans,” Coming Next Year to DC’s Digital Service

Brenton Thwaites TitansThe series hails from Warner Bros. TV and executive producers Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter, Akiva Goldsman and DC Entertainment’s Geoff Johns.

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UNTITLED DOWLING BODYCAM DRAMA (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMFollows a rookie African American female cop whose body cam records her fellow Detroit police officers murdering several drug dealers. Her colleagues hunt her down in order to destroy the incriminating footage, while the dealers’ game comes after her too, demanding answers.

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Channing Tatum to Star in Universal’s “Bloodlines,” a Drug War Drama Involving Horse Racing

Channing Tatum BloodlinesThe Logan Lucky star will play Scott Lawson, a rookie FBI agent assigned to a sleepy Texas border town where he writes reports about the drug war… until he’s presented with an opportunity to infiltrate the cartels themselves.

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O’Shea Jackson Jr., RJ Cyler to Star In Biopics of LSD-Loving Pitcher Dock Ellis, 2 Live Crew Frontman Luther Campbell

O'Shea Jackson Jr. and RJ Cyler Dock and The Book of LukeWritten by Joey Poach, Dock hails from producers David Permut, Jeff Kwatinetz and Ice Cube, who are currently searching for a director. Meanwhile, Craig A. Williams wrote The Book of Luke for Temple Hill.

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FREUD (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM The story is a clever, fresh look at a period in Sigmund Freud’s life.

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Jeff Goldblum Joins Jodie Foster in “Hotel Artemis” as the Goldblumaissance Continues (Exclusive)

Jeff Goldblum Hotel ArtemisThe 64-year-old actor is on a roll, with upcoming turns in Marvel’s Thor: Ragnarok, the Jurassic World sequel, Wes Anderson’s Isle of Dogs and an untitled Amazon comedy series co-starring Danny DeVito.

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Danny DeVito and Jeff Goldblum Teaming for Comedy Series at Amazon

Jeff Goldblum ExcerptVeteran actors Danny DeVito and Jeff Goldblum are teaming up for an untitled half-hour comedy series in development at Amazon Studios. The comedy comes from Imagine Television and was created by Tim Long.

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THE PRODIGAL (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM A soldier returns home to investigate his estranged brother’s death.

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Jeff Goldblum’s Dr. Ian Malcolm Returns for “Jurassic World” Sequel

Jeff Goldblum Jurassic World 2J.A. Bayona is directing the blockbuster for Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment after the first film from director Colin Trevorrow grossed nearly $1.7 billion worldwide. Trevorrow returned to write the script with Derek Connolly, though plot details are being kept inside the raptor pen.

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James Wan to Produce Alexandre Aja’s Killer Thriller “Smart House” for Lionsgate

James Wan Smart HouseBased on an original idea by Wan, Smart House follows a family in the witness protection program who are placed in the custody of a state of the art, autonomous ‘smart house.’ When a group of assassins locates the family, the house goes into lethal defense mode to protect them.

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