Tag Archives: Joel Silver
Development season continues to trek on this week as CBC has put legal drama Southern/Eastern into development. The project hails from Silver Pictures Television’s Joel Silver and writer John Romano, Lionsgate TV is the studio, where Silver Pictures has a first-look deal.
Charles Dickens’ novel Oliver Twist is the latest classic to get the television treatment with NBC giving the contemporary take a script commitment. Joel Silver and Lionsgate are behind the adaptation with scribes Chad Damiani and J.P. Lavin penning the pilot.
When a political fight over the future of the top secret RIFT teleportation technology puts his family in the crosshairs, an ex-special forces operative must steal the device and go rogue in order to save them before they become collateral damage. Think Bourne Identity meets Jumper.
The thriller, which is cut from the same cloth as films like Unfaithful and Fatal Attraction, landed on the Hit List in 2015.
An ambitious surgeon’s life takes a dangerous turn when she indulges in an affair with a doctor whose god complex challenges her own.
Ryan Gosling and Russell Crowe’s upcoming film The Nice Guys will probably do a decent job as counter-programming this weekend considering the theaters will be filled with massive blockbusters — but that is not good enough for super-producer Joel Silver.
Robert Lynn’s dynamic new action spec Designated Survivor has quickly spread like a wildfire through town, landing at six major territories.
Follows detective Lew Archer, who is hired by a spurned lover to expose the suave Frenchman who has run off with his client’s girlfriend, following a trail that leads to a deep conspiracy as the mysterious paramour is connected to a seven-year-old suicide and a ton of gambling debts.
Logline: After a reclusive former SWAT officer rescues the only survivor of a plane crash in the mountains of Alaska, he soon becomes her only hope of survival and her only chance of exposing a conspiracy that will rock the US government to its core.
Logline: Set in 1970s Los Angeles, a recovering alcoholic and a private investigator are brought together by the suicide of a fading porn star. Together, they launch an investigation after the girl’s aunt swears she saw her niece after her “death” and find that the conspiracy is more far reaching than they expected.
Currently titled “Lionhunters,” producers aim to bring back the successful franchise.
Logline: Reboot of the famous buddy-cop franchise from the late ’80s, set to explore a new young gun on the police force.
Logline: Story of a young woman suffering from “face blindness” following a car accident who falls prey to a sadistic serial killer who uses her unique condition to his own advantage.
Logline: Kept under wraps but said to be in the vein of “21 Jump Street” and “The Hangover”.
Logline: A convict is sent to Manhattan Island, which has been turned into a maximum security prison, and is tasked with rescuing the president.
Logline: Pitched as being in the vein of 48 Hours and Lethal Weapon, story centers on a heist gone wrong.
Logline: A dysfunctional family’s house is broken into by mysterious intruders.
Logline: A young woman, possessed by a demon, seeks refuge within The Sanctuary, a Vatican-run secret organization that teaches the possessed to channel their inner demon and use its power as a weapon against evil.
Logline: After a shipment of drugs goes missing on the US-Canadian border, former Navy SEAL, Henry, is plunged into survival mode when the drug cartel forces him to help retrieve the downed package. Now stuck in the woods with Clay, a man with a personal vendetta against Henry who has returned for retribution, the two mortal enemies must make a choice: put aside their past and work together, or die alone at the hands of the drug runners.
Logline: Brian Cohn learns that he inherited the trophies of his father’s career as a serial killer. Will his madness send him further down into the crawlspace of his father’s mind?
Logline: A burnt out former race car driver must track down a mysterious man who kidnapped his wife.
Check out the lastest agency signings and studio deals of the week!