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THE YOUNG AND HUNGRY LIST 2016 – THE TOP 100 WRITERS ON THE VERGE!

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Every year, a new Young & Hungry List is compiled from across the industry, proudly showcasing those writers most eager to stake their claim. Voted on by Hollywood’s most influential players, each list distinguishes a fresh slate of up-and-coming creatives preparing to take the next step in their careers. We’re pleased to present the 2016 Young & Hungry List.

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TriStar Wins Rights to True Story Prison Riot Book “Blood in the Water”

TristarAfter being bid on by at least five studios and production companies, Tristar has secured the rights to the book Blood in the Water by Heather Ann Thompson, which arrived in bookstores just yesterday. The book details the 1971 Attica prison uprising.

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BLOOD IN THE WATER (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMChronicles the four-day event of the Attica Prison riots in 1971 where inmates held guards and employees hostage while negotiating with authorities for a better living environment.

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THE AFTERMATH (BROOK) (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMIn the British Occupied Zone of Hamburg in 1946, an English colonel who has requisitioned a house for his family agrees to share it with the German owners, which creates a charged atmosphere.

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Doug Liman Set To Direct “Edge Of Tomorrow” Sequel

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After months of speculation, Edge of Tomorrow 2 is finally moving forward with Doug Liman returning as director and a script from Race screenwriters Joe Shrapnel and Anna Waterhouse.

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EDGE OF TOMORROW 2 (SALES)

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Logline kept under wraps, but it is expected to continue the story of 2014 original.

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RACE — TRAILER (Stephan James, Jason Sudeikis, William Hurt)

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Story will chronicle Jesse Owens famed triumph at the 1936 Berlin Olympics. Directed by Stephen Hopkins, Race stars Carice Van Houten, Jason Sudeikis, and Jeremy Irons.

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FRANKIE & ALICE — TRAILER (Halle Berry, Stellan Skarsgard, Phylicia Rashad)

A woman with multiple-personality disorder struggles to not give in to her racist alter-ego.

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RACE (SALES)

Logline: Story will chronicle Jesse Owens famed triumph at the 1936 Berlin Olympics.

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CIRCLE OF TREASON (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PM Based on real events in the late 1980s and early ’90s of the methodical hunt that brought down Aldrich Ames, a CIA traitor who received millions of dollars for his treachery and nearly got out of the country before he was caught.

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DIAMONDS (SALES)

Kept under wraps.

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