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UNTITLED WARNER BROS / SANDRA BULLOCK COMEDY (PITCH)

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

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“Expendables” Writer Dave Callaham Joins Patty Jenkins, Geoff Johns to Write “Wonder Woman 2”

DaveCallahamTNBesides having a story credit on the 2015 Godzilla remake, Callaham has also been working on Universal’s latest The Wolfman reboot, and he’d worked with Jenkins before on an English language adaptation of Jo Nesbo’s Jackpot.

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Will Ferrell to Star in “The 100 Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared” for CBS Films

Will Ferrell The 100 Year-Old ManThe Tracking Board also hears the SNL alum is circling a project titled American Huckster in which he would play Chuck Blazer, the controversial and flamboyant central figure in the recent FIFA scandal, who died in July.

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“Star Trek” Scribes JD Payne, Patrick McKay Adapting “A People’s History of the Vampire Uprising” for Fox

paynemckayexcerptThe in-demand writers also have Dwayne Johnson’s Disney movie Jungle Cruise on their plate, as well as Deadliest Warrior with Paramount. They were also once involved with developing a Flash Gordon film for Matthew Vaughn to direct.

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PLAYDATE (BERENBAUM) (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM Three down-on-their-luck moms, whose daughters are having a playdate, come across a map that promises to lead them to millions of dollars worth of gold.

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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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Amazon Acquires Black List Feature “Linda and Monica” Based on Clinton Scandal

monica lewinsky excerptBlack List screenplay Linda and Monica from Flint Wainess has landed at Amazon Studios with Escape Artist’s Todd Black, Jason Blumenthal, and Steve Tisch set to produce. The project joins a growing list based on the events of President Bill Clinton’s scandal.

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SALT TO THE SEA (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMThe story follows three refugees from East Prussia as they struggle to survive during the end of WWII. They believe the ship Wilhelm Gustloff can take them to safety, but just as freedom seems within their grasp, tragedy strikes and the ship sinks, resulting in one of the worst maritime disasters ever.

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END OF SENTENCE (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMA father and son reluctantly embark on an eventful and emotionally fraught road-trip from Alabama to Ireland, honoring a request of their late wife and mother.

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Fede Alvarez to Direct “Labyrinth” Spinoff for TriStar

Labyrinth ExcerptThe untitled Labyrinth spinoff of Jim Henson’s 1986 cult classic has found its director in Fede Alvarez, the Tracking Board has confirmed. Jay Basu will write the script for the project, which is a co-production between TriStar and The Jim Henson Co.

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All My Life (Sales)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMBased on the true story of a couple who rushed to plan their dream wedding after learning one of them has liver cancer.

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ALL MY LIFE (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMLogline: Based on the true story of a couple who rushed to plan their dream wedding after learning one of them has liver cancer.

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Fox Buys Untitled Comedy Spec for Female Directing, Writing, and Producing Team

Melissa Stack ExcerptIn a mid-six-figure deal, 20th Century Fox has acquired an untitled spec from Melissa Stack, the Tracking Board has confirmed. The project will also be Stack’s directorial debut.

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UNTITLED MELISSA STACK COMEDY (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMChronicles a woman’s vacation with the family of her younger boyfriend.

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UNTITLED MELISSA STACK COMEDY (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMChronicles a woman’s vacation with the family of her younger boyfriend.

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Fox 2000 Scoops Up “The Beauty Inside” Pitch with Emilia Clarke to Star

emilia clarke excerptThe Fault in Our Stars writer Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber have sold a pitch to Fox 2000 for The Beauty Inside with Game of Thrones star Emilia Clarke attached to star. Fox scooped the project in a $2 million deal, over five other bidders including Universal, Sony, STX, Lionsgate, and New Line.

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THE BEAUTY INSIDE (Sales)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMAbout a man who wakes up in a different body each day and has to stay connected to the woman he loves.

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The Beauty Inside (Pitch)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMAbout a man who wakes up in a different body each day and has to stay connected to the woman he loves.

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Brad Peyton Producing and Directing “The Woods” Series for Syfy Based on Boom! Comic

The Woods ExcerptThe critically acclaimed graphic novel series The Woods is being adapted into a television series on Syfy from director and producer Brad Peyton. Universal Cable Productions is the studio behind the project, which is being planned as an hourlong drama.

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“Son of a Gun” Helmer Julius Avery Taking on “The King of LA” as Next Project (EXCLUSIVE)

Julius Avery ExcerptAustralian director Julius Avery has found his newest project in The King of LA, a crime drama based on an original spec from writer Chris Bremner. The project was recently picked up by Ridley Scott and his production banner Scott Free.

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THE GREAT GAME (MCMULLIN) (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMDuring the Baku oil rush, Emanuel Nobel begins a romance with a ballerina while attempting to emerge from the shadow of his family of inventors.

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Warner Bros. Harley Quinn Spinoff Taps Screenwriter Christina Hodson

harley-quinn-excerptWarner Bros. and DC Films are moving right along with their Harley Quinn spinoff as they have brought on Shut In screenwriter Christina Hodson to pen the script.

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“Blue Crush” TV Series in the Works at NBC

blue crush excerpt 2Femme-centric sports film Blue Crush is getting a shot at the small screen as NBC puts a series adaptation in the works. The film from Imagine Entertainment and Universal Studios was released in 2002 and starred Kate Bosworth, Michelle Rodriguez, and Sanoe Lake.

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ANGEL HAS FALLEN (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMSecret Service agent Mike Banning, who has spent his career keeping American presidents safe, has now become the target. If his attackers can take down half of Washington D.C. with it, all the better. Among those at risk include the President, whose official Air Force One plane is code-named Angel.

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LET THE EVIL GO WEST (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMLogline: Set in the 1800s, a father desperate to care for his family is delighted when he finds a barrel of gold. But he quickly comes to discover this new fortune may actually be a curse.

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GHOST TOWN (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PM Logline: A CIA assassin out to avenge his family chases the mastermind behind their deaths to a secret underground town built for international criminals to live out their wildest fantasies.

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THE HOUSEWIFE (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMLogline: Based on a true story set in 1960s New York, a journalist finds and investigates a woman whom he believes is married to a Nazi in hiding. Their relationship results in the first ever extradition of an American citizen for war crimes. 

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GHOST TOWN (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMLogline: A CIA assassin out to avenge his family chases the mastermind behind their deaths to a secret underground town built for international criminals to live out their wildest fantasies.

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MAGGIE CASSIDY (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PM Based on the novel of the same name by Jack Kerouac.

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MAGGIE CASSIDY (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMLogline: Based on the novel of the same name by Jack Kerouac.

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