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The mother-son from “Fate of the Furious” didn’t have any scenes together, but that should change for the new movie from the director of “Lucy,” “La Femme Nikita” and “The Professional.”
Musical superstar John Legend is one of the producers on the movie about a teen who gets involved with a group who uses death-defying stunts to challenge the local police and the prejudices they face.
After her family is murdered, an assassin seeks revenge on the killers.
The Purge meets Bourne Identity. Four criminal soldiers, whose skills have been enhanced by horrifying experiments, escape to a small Wisconsin town and begin a campaign of terror. Only a former army medic, his tough high school sweetheart, and a weathered local sheriff stand in the way of these brutal killers who are on a mission to find the eccentric who holds the key to their survival.
With multiple studios bidding on the sci-fi manuscript that’s being compared to Looper and Ready Player One, it’s Lionsgate who comes out on top to win newcomer Tal M. Klein’s first book.
A sci-fi thriller with a love story at its core, the action unfolds in the year 2147, when teleportation is the travel method of choice and most diseases are curable. The story’s protagonist, Joel Byram, lives a normal life, spending his days training AI engines to act more human — until the day he’s accidentally duplicated while teleporting.
After being dumped by her boyfriend who is a spy, a woman and her friend become embroiled in a conspiracy.
The most popular kid from high school comes home ten years later to find out he is no longer cool and that his former crush is now dating a former high school outcast.
Star-Lord, Jack Sparrow and Dom Toretto will likely appear, but what about Christian Grey or the Power Rangers?
Update: While some studios pop champagne bottles to celebrate this morning’s Oscar nominations, others have moved on and are focusing on what’s next. To that end, several suitors are scrambling for Joe Ballarini’s spec Skyward, which is described as being similar in tone to Best Picture winners Argo and The King’s Speech.
A brand new — and appropriately timely — spec is hitting the market this week from scribe Patrick McConville. The political thriller Inauguration Day has already captured the attention of several producers and is moving into major territories.
When a malicious cyber attack against U.S. Space Command forces the President-Elect and the outgoing President into the Situation Room hours before the Inauguration ceremony, the rival Presidents and their National Security teams work with and against each other to determine who is responsible for the attack and how to respond before it’s too late.
A 70-year-old woman transforms into a young woman in her 20s.
The thrilling spec Canary Black from writer Matthew Kennedy is moving into several new territories to start development on the project. It has swiftly captured the attention of numerous producers, now interested in becoming attached.
Story details are being kept under wraps but is described as an action thriller that takes place on a space station.
Project is part of a two picture deal between Lionsgate and Flula Borg.
Logline: After her husband is kidnapped in Prague, an elite CIA agent is forced to commit treason in order to pay the ransom.
Details are being kept under wraps but will continue the story of vengeful hitman John Wick.
The hot spec Hummingbird from writer John McClain is hitting the market with production company Broken Road leading the way. The project already has Marcus Kryler and Frederick Akerstrom attached to direct and actor Shailene Woodley interested in starring.
Under wraps, but said to be an elevated action/sci-fi in the vein of Lucy.
A perpetually unlucky-in-love computer genius creates a program that allows users to communicate electronically with their dead loved ones.
After the release of her newest book, a writer is troubled by an admirer who tries to influence her.
The ever-busy actor James Franco has two projects making big moves today. First up, science fiction-thriller Kin has made a big pre-buy deal at TIFF, and second, the Afghanistan war drama Burn Country is been picked up by Samuel Goldwyn and Orion Pictures, landing a December 9 theatrical and VOD release.
In the near future where global video surveillance has rendered the witness protection program obsolete, time travel is used to hide high profile witnesses.
Updated 09.02.16: Mark Townend’s high-concept sci-fi action thriller, pitched as Looper meets Safe House, continues to burn up the market ahead of the holiday weekend, with Screen Gems, Legendary Pictures, and AG Capital being the latest to take a closer look at what has become one of the summer’s hottest specs.
Logline: In the near future where global video surveillance has rendered the witness protection program obsolete, time travel is used to hide high profile witnesses.
An ex-junkie inherits a house in Brooklyn from her deceased grandmother where she discovers a diary that reveals the creation of a monster in the 1930s set on revenge for the slaying of a good man.