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Young & Hungry No More – A Look Back At Some Of The 2012 Young & Hungry Alums (2016)

2011YHNext Monday, we’re releasing the 2016 Young & Hungry List, our compilation of the new voices making names for themselves in Hollywood, as voted on by industry professionals. In preparation for its release, today we’re taking a look back at the 2012 Young & Hungry List writers — where they’ve been, and where they are today.

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Ava DuVernay Set To Direct “The Battle Of Versailles” For HBO Films

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Ava DuVernay is set to direct HBO Films’ account of an infamous fashion show that took place at the Palace of Versailles in 1973, based on the book from fashion journalist Robin Givhan. DuVernay is co-writing the screenplay with 2014 Hit List scribe Michael Starrbury.

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The Battle Of Versailles (Sales)

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A fashion show pitting the top French designers against the unknown upstart American designers broke racial barriers as the Americans brought out 10 African American models – the likes of which had never been seen on a French couture runway.

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Young & Hungry No More – A Look Back At Some Of The 2012 Young & Hungry Alums

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This Friday, we’re releasing the 2015 Young & Hungry List, our compilation of the new voices making names for themselves in Hollywood, as voted on by industry professionals. In anticipation for its release, we’re taking a look back at the 2012 Young & Hungry List writers–where they’ve been, and where they are today.

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ARES (STARRBURY) (SALES)

Logline: Kept under wraps but pitched as being in the tone of “Indiana Jones” and “Men in Black.”

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ARES (STARRBURY)

Logline: Kept under wraps but pitched as being in the tone of “Indiana Jones” and “Men in Black.”

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YOUNG & HUNGRY NO MORE – A LOOK BACK AT SOME OF THE 2012 YOUNG & HUNGRY ALUMS

From Sundance to Toronto, The Hit List to the Blood List, and the Nicholls to the Emmys, we take a look back at a handful of the writers from each year’s list who are their way to greatness!

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THE INEVITABLE DEFEAT OF MISTER AND PETE — TRAILER (Jennifer Hudson, Anthony Mackie, Jordin Sparks)

Story follows the adventure of two inner-city kids who attempt to survive one summer in a hostile world, while fighting poverty, parental neglect, and worst of all, the authorities that are purported to help them.

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Michael Starrbury On Board With “Tupac

Scribe takes rewriting duties for rapper’s biopic.

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Sticky: THE YOUNG AND HUNGRY LIST 2012

THE TOP 100 BUZZWORTHY WRITERS OF 2012!

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THE GREAT UNKNOWN (SALES)

Logline: A directionless freeloader believes that someone is raiding ideas from his mind and searches for those responsible.

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Michael Starrbury Goes “Fully Automatic”

Scribe set to pen some new life into the action-comedy!

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THE INEVITABLE DEFEAT OF MISTER AND PETE (SALES)

Logline: Story follows the adventure of two inner-city kids who attempt to survive one summer in a hostile world, while fighting poverty, parental neglect, and worst of all, the authorities that are purported to help them.

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TV SALES, PICK-UPS, ATTACHMENTS, RENEWALS & DEALS (03.24.11)

BBC takes a step back in time for a new period drama, Comedy Central lines up an action/comedy with David Gordon Green & Danny McBride, HBO makes it official with Tea Leoni, and another once-upon-a-cancelled Fox animation thrives again.

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ALL EYES ON ME (SALES)

Logline: Story of Tupac Shaukr’s rise to fame in the late 80s and early 90s, his violent music themes, his rivalry with other rappers and the feud between hip-hop artists on both coasts, up until his untimely death in 1996.

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FULLY AUTOMATIC (SALES)

Logline: Two rookie cops team with a female former Delta Force operative to stop a mercenary who has stolen a cache of weapons.

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