Tag Archives: Irwin Winkler

Netflix Collars Martin Scorsese’s “The Irishman,” But Who Will Join Robert De Niro?

Martin Scorsese Robert De Niro The IrishmanHarvey Keitel is being sought to play Jimmy Hoffa, the head of the Teamsters union who disappeared in 1975.

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SPEED-THE-PLOW (SALES)

Logline: A temp secretary climbs her way up the Hollywood ladder at the expense of two studio executives who are industry veterans.

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SCARPA (PILEGGI) (SALES)

Logline: Centers on Gregory Scarpa, also known as the Grim Reaper, a former hitman for the Colombo crime family who worked as an FBI informant against the mob.

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CREED (SALES)

Logline: The grandson of Apollo Creed starts training to be a boxer, despite his family’s wishes.

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SURVIVOR (SALES)

Logline: A State Department employee at the U.S. embassy in the U.K. is targeted by the same terrorist group responsible for killing her entire team and must race against the clock to stop a large scale terrorist attack.

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THE EMPTY GLASS (SALES)

Logline: Follows historical events being weaved with infamous conspiracies, all of which lead to Marilyn Monroe’s untimely death, and told by a young coroner who was one of the first at her bungalow when she died.

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Irwin Winkler Attempts To Crack “The Sigma Protocol”

Winkler to adapt spy novel written by Bourne author!

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TV SALES, PICK-UPS, ATTACHMENTS, RENEWALS & DEALS (01.10.12)

A full recap of the day’s sales, pick-ups, attachments, exits, deals and more as the 2012 pilot season approaches!

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MECHANIC: RESURRECTION (SALES)

Logline: The Mechanic thought he’d escaped his deadly past and disappeared but now someone has found him and kidnapped the woman he loves.

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THE GAMBLER (REMAKE) (SALES)

Logline: Story centers on Axel Freed, a university professor with a serious gambling addiction who owes his bookies a large sum of money. Unable to pay, they grow impatient, and when Freed finally scrapes enough money together, he decides to keep it and gamble it all away.

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FROM NOW ON (SALES)

Logline: Follows a single man who discovers his Christmas tree is wrapped in newspaper from the future with an announcement of his marriage to a woman he has never met, and her impending death.

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WOLF BOY (SALES)

Logline: Story follows a family as they cope and find outlets for their grief after the oldest son dies in a car accident.

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TV SALES, PICK-UPS, ATTACHMENTS, RENEWALS & DEALS (02.03.11-02.04.11)

A&E greenlights a PI drama, CBS grabs a supernatural cop drama, as well as an assistant comedy, Comedy Central revives a dormant Spike pilot, MTV brings us back to 1993 with some B&B, NBC picks up a new “inception-like” spec from Lone Star creator, adds a Brit reboot, a cheaters love story, and an Arrested Development style laugher. Meanwhile, NCIS gets a renewal, Chase doesn’t, and CBS and Comedy Central add directors to their pilots.

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BROWNSVILLE GIRL (SALES)

Logline: A man becomes engaged in thieving and killing as he tries to hold on to the woman he loves over the course of twenty years.

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THE WOLF OF WALL STREET (SALES)

Logline: True story centers on Jordan Belfort, a Long Island penny stockbroker, who served 20 months in prison for refusing to cooperate in a massive 1990s securities fraud case that involved widespread corruption on Wall Street and in the corporate banking world, including mob infiltration.

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TRESPASS (SALES)

Logline: Centers on a marriage coming apart through infidelity and being put back together through unexpected adversity, combined with the high-stakes of a home invasion.

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DISAVOWED (SALES)

Logline: The story follows five highly trained secret military personnel as they must enter hostile Russian territory to locate a lost nuclear weapon in a race with radical terrorist organizations.

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SILENCE (SALES)

Logline: Centers on Jesuits who take on the dangerous task of bringing Christianity to Japan.

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RED SONJA (SALES)

Logline: Follows the story of Red Sonja, a fiery-haired warrioress in a chainmail bikini, seeking vengeance on those who destroyed her family. In her path of destruction she discovers a larger purpose for her unearthly powers: to save all Hyrkania from the villainous Kulan Gath.

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WWKD (SALES)

Logline: A high school student who is miserable after being dumped by his longtime girlfriend, gets sage advice from his future self on how to have confidence, pick up women, and eventually win back his girlfriend.

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THE MECHANIC (REMAKE) (SALES)

Logline: Follows an elite hit man as he teaches his trade to an apprentice who has a connection to one of his previous victims.

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THE SIGMA PROTOCOL (SALES)

Logline: Story follows a man who uncovers a lethal international conspiracy while trying to avenge his brother’s death.

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