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THE FASTEST GAME (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM Miami, 1975. A true story in the vein of American Hustle, The Fastest Game follows Ronnie Weiss, a law school graduate primed to start his life, who’s suddenly saddled with his late-father’s enormous gambling debt and thrust into a world he’s desperately tried to avoid. To climb out of the hole and escape a notorious Miami Beach bookie, Ronnie and his childhood friend devise a betting system that exploits the glamorous, high-stakes sport of Jai Alai, making millions of dollars and enemies of the Boston Mob and Federal Government in the process.

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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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CARNADA (SALES)

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In the wake of the Cuban Missile Crisis, an ambitious young CIA agent is assigned to the Miami field office, where he gets the career-making opportunity to become the case officer for a charismatic Cuban ambassador offering to help eliminate Fidel Castro. As their relationship grows, however, he begins to question the validity of his mission and the true motives of his superiors.

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CARNADA (SPEC)

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Based on true events: In the wake of the Cuban Missile Crisis, an ambitious young CIA agent is assigned to the Miami field office, where he gets the career-making opportunity to become the case officer for a charismatic Cuban ambassador offering to help eliminate Fidel Castro. As their relationship grows, however, he begins to question the validity of his mission and the true motives of his superiors. Star Thrower Entertainment is producing.

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